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Violaceol I is an aromatic ether in which the ether functionality links two 2,3-dihydroxy-5-methylphenyl groups. Fungal metabolite isolated inter alia from Aspergillus spp. It has a role as a mycotoxin and a metabolite. It is a member of catechols and an aromatic ether.
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites of molds fungis which have a very toxic effect on human being. The species of Mycotoxins subdivide to aflatoxins, fumonisines, ochratoxins and fusarium toxins. The name ...