Overview

  • Product name

    Aurofusarin, Antibiotic agent
  • Description

    Mycotoxin. Antibiotic agent.
  • Biological description

    Mycotoxin. Antibiotic agent. Dimeric naphthoquinone. Red/yellow pigment. Shows toxic effects in vivo. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    13191-64-5
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    5-Hydroxy-7-(5-hydroxy-8-methoxy-2-methyl-4,6,9-trioxobenzo[g]chromen-7-yl)-8-methoxy-2-methylbenzo[g]chromene-4,6,9-trione
  • Molecular weight

    570.46
  • Molecular formula

    C30H18O12
  • PubChem identifier

    99586
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CC1=CC(=O)C2=C(O1)C=C3C(=C2O)C(=O)C(=C(C3=O)OC)C4=C(C(=O)C5=CC6=C(C(=O)C=C(O6)C)C(=C5C4=O)O)OC
  • Source

    Fusarium graminearum

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Neuhof T  et al. High-performance liquid chromatography/electrospray mass spectrometry analysis of the mycotoxin aurofusarin. Eur J Mass Spectrom (Chichester, Eng) 14:329-33 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 19023150) »
  • Ochiai N  et al. Involvement of the osmosensor histidine kinase and osmotic stress-activated protein kinases in the regulation of secondary metabolism in Fusarium graminearum. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 363:639-44 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17897620) »
  • Kim JE  et al. GIP2, a putative transcription factor that regulates the aurofusarin biosynthetic gene cluster in Gibberella zeae. Appl Environ Microbiol 72:1645-52 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16461721) »

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