Visoltricin, a novel biologically active compound produced by Fusarium tricinctum.

@article{Visconti1995VisoltricinAN,
  title={Visoltricin, a novel biologically active compound produced by Fusarium tricinctum.},
  author={A. Visconti and M. Solfrizzo},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={1995},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          515-9
        }
}
The major compound responsible for toxicity to Artemia salina of some Fusarium tricinctum strains has been isolated, and its structure has been elucidated by spectroscopical methods, i.e. UV, IR, MS, 1H-NMR and 13C-NMR. The novel compound, trivially named visoltricin, is the first imidazole derivative produced by Fusarium spp., and its structure has been established as the methyl ester of 3-[1-methyl-4-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-imidazol-5yl]-2-propenoic acid (molecular formula C13H18N2O2; MW = 234… Expand
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