Asterriquinone A3

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 2-[1-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]-5-[2-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]-3,6-dimethoxy-

Molecular formulae: 

C34H34N2O4

Molecular weight: 

534.64

Chem abstract number: 

78723-15-6

Literature reference: 

Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. V. Demethylation of asterriquinones. Arai, Kunizo; Shimizu, Sakae; Taguchi, Yasuhisa; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1981), 29(4), 991-9. Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. IV. Metabolites of the strain IFO 8835. (2)​. The isolation and chemical structure of indolyl benzoquinone pigments. Arai, Kunizo; Masuda, Kikuo; Kiriyama, Noriki; Nitta, Keiichi; Yamamoto, Yuzuru; Shimizu, Sakae. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1981), 29(4), 961-9

Toxicity: 

Antitumour

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 14:23:28