Altertoxin I

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3,9-Perylene; 1,2,6b,7,8,12b-hexahydro-1,4,6b,10-tetrahydroxy-, (1-alpha,6b-beta,12b-beta)-; Dihydroalterperylenol

Molecular weight:

352,34 g/mol

Altertoxin I is a natural mycotoxin first isolated from fungi of the genus Alternaria. It is a hydroxyperylenequinone that shows mutagenic activity against S. typhimurium and inhibits human topoisomerase II and bacterial gyrase.

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