OBO ID: CHEBI:149660
Term Name: atromentin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1(4),2(3),2(6),3(4)-tetrahydroxy[1(1),2(1):2(4),3(1)-terphenyl]-2(2),2(5)-dione
  • 2,5-dihydroxy-3,6-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1,4-benzoquinone
  • 2,5-dihydroxy-3,6-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)cyclohexa-2,5-diene-1,4-dione
  • 2,5-dihydroxy-3,6-bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)-p-benzoquinone
  • 3',4,4'',6'-tetrahydroxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-2',5'-dione
Definition: A member of the class of dihydroxy-1,4-benzoquinones that is 2,5-dihydroxycyclohexa-2,5-diene-1,4-dione which is substituted by a 4-hydroxyphenyl group at positions 3 and 6. It is a mushroom pigment isolated from several fungi species and acts as a smooth muscle stimulant, and exhibits anticoagulant, antibacterial and antineoplastic properties.
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Ontology: Chebi
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