Asterriquinone B1

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 2-[2-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]-3,6-dimethoxy-5-[7-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]-

Molecular formulae: 

C34H34N2O4

Molecular weight: 

534.64

Chem abstract number: 

78708-35-7

Literature reference: 

Quinone derivatives. Jpn. Kokai Tokkyo Koho (1981), JP 56032456 A 19810401.
 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 14:55:34