Agent Name

Rubratoxin A

CAS Number

22467-31-8

Formula

C26-H32-O11

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

10-((3,6-Dihydro-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl)hydroxymethyl)-4,5,8,9,10,11-hexahydro-4,8-dihydroxy-5-(1-hydroxyheptyl)-1H-cyclonona(1,2-c:5,6-c')difuran-1,3,6-trione; 1H-Cyclonona(1,2-c:5,6-c')difuran-1,3,6-trione, 10-((3,6-dihydro-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl)hydroxymethyl)-4,5,8,9,10,11-hexahydro-4,8-dihydroxy-5-(1-hydroxyheptyl)-; 1H-Cyclonona(c)furan-6,7-dicarboxylic anhydride, 9-((3,6-dihydro-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl)hydroxymethyl)-3,4,5,8,9,10-hexahydro-1,5-dihydroxy-4-(1-hydroxyheptyl)-3-oxo-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Mycotoxins

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Hepatotoxic metabolite from the molds Penicillium rubrum and P. purpurogenum; Often found growing in feedstuffs with Aspergillus sp.; May coexist with aflatoxins; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Rubratoxin B." See "Aflatoxins."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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