2-hydroxy-3-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 2-hydroxy-3-methyl-

Molecular formulae: 

C7H6O3

Molecular weight: 

138

Chem abstract number: 

2913-48-6

Literature reference: 

Isolation and identification of secondary metabolites of a strain of Aspergillus terreus, a common food contaminant. Subramanian, T.; Namasivayam, K. Mohan; Shanmugasundaram, E. R. B. Biochem. Lab., Univ. Madras, Madras, India. Proceedings - Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B (1978), 87B(7), 177-9.

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 12:30:21