Xanthoascin (2)

ID 2: 45

Toxin: n

Systematic name: Phenol, 4,4′-(2,3-diisocyano-1,3-butadiene-1,4-diyl)bis-, diacetate (ester)

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 372

Chemical abstract number: 62002-87-3

Literature reference:

  • Takahashi, Chikako; Sekita, Setsuko; Yoshihira, Kunitoshi; Natori, Shinsaku (Natl. Inst. Hyg. Sci., Tokyo, Japan). Chem. Pharm. Bull., 24(10), 2317-21 (English) 1976.

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Date uploaded: 2008-07-14 11:13:57

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