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Product Data
Synonyms BRN 2309929; 2-(1-Hydroxyhexyl)-1,3,6,8-tetrahydroxyanthraquinone
Formula C20H20O7
MW 372.4
CAS 5803-62-3
Source/Host Chemicals Isolated from Aspergillus sp. (strain WDMH51).
Purity ≥98% (HPLC; NMR)
Appearance Orange powder.
Solubility Soluble in acetone, methanol or DMSO.
Identity Determined by 1H-NMR.
Origin Manufactured by BioViotica.
Product Type Chemical
Shipping and Handling
Shipping AMBIENT
Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice Protect from light.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 1 year after receipt when stored at -20°C. After reconstitution protect from light at -20°C.
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Product Description

  • Mycotoxin.
  • Intermediate of the biosynthetic pathway to aflatoxin B1.
  • Cytotoxic against human solid tumor cell lines.
  • Moderate antifungal and antibacterial agent.

Product References

  1. Product B (Averantin), a pigment from Aspergillus versicolor: J.H. Birkinshaw, et al.; J. Chem. Soc. (C) 1966, 855 (1966)
  2. Stereochemical correlation of (-)-averantin: C.A. Townsend & S.B. Christensen; Tetrahedron Lett. 27, 887 (1986)
  3. A reappraisal of fungi producing aflatoxins: J. Varga: World Mycotoxin J. 2, 263 (2009)
  4. Bioactive metabolites from the sponge-derived fungus Aspergillus versicolor: Y.M. Lee, et. al; Arch. Pharm. Res. 33, 231 (2010)
  5. Genetics of polyketide metabolism in Aspergillus nidulans: M.L. Klejnstrup, et al.; Metabolites 2, 100 (2012)
  6. The antifungal metabolites obtained from the rhizospheric Aspergillus sp. YIM PH30001 against pathogenic fungi of Panax notoginseng: K. Liu, et al.; Nat. Prod. Res. 28, 2334 (2014)
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