Agent Name

Luteoskyrin

CAS Number

21884-44-6

Formula

C30-H22-O12

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(1beta,1'beta,3beta,3'beta)-8,8'-Dihydroxy-rugulosin; 2,2',3,3'-Tetrahydro-2,2',4,4',5,5',8,8'-octahydroxy-7,7'-dimethyl-(1,1'-bianthracene)-9,9',10,10'-tetrone; 2,2',4,4'5,5',8,8'-Octahydroxy-2,2',3,3'-tetrahydro-7,7'-dimethyl-1,1'-bianthraquinone; 5H,6H-6,13a,5a,14-(1,2,3,4)Butanetetraylcycloocta(1,2-b:5,6-b')dinaphthalene-5,8,13,16(14H)-tetrone, 1,4,7,9,12,15,17,20-octahydroxy-3,11-dimethyl-; 8,8'-Dihydroxy-rugulosin; Flavomycelin; RUGULOSIN, 8,8'-DEHYDROXY-; Rugulosin, 8,8'-dihydroxy-; Rugulosin, 8,8'-dihydroxy-, (1S,1'S,2R,2'R,3S,3'S,9aR,9'aR)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Mycotoxins

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Mycotoxin from Penicillium islandicum that may contaminate stored rice; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An hepatotoxic anthraquinone pigment and mycotoxin; [Reference #1] Implicated as a yellow rice toxin thought to have exacerbated Shoshin-kakke (a malignant form of beriberi) in Japan early in the 20th century; [Reference #2]

Reference Link

Production of Luteoskyrin, a Hepatotoxic Pigment, by Penicillium islandicum Sopp

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

PubMed Full-Text: Mycotoxins

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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