OBO ID: CHEBI:156148
Term Name: ascofuranone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (-)-ascofuranone
  • (S)-ascofuranone
  • (S-(E,E))-3-chloro-4,6-dihydroxy-2-methyl-5-(3-methyl-7-(tetrahydro-5,5-dimethyl-4-oxo-2-furanyl)-2,6-octadienyl)-benzaldehyde
  • 3-chloro-5-{(2E,6E)-7-[(2S)-5,5-dimethyl-4-oxotetrahydrofuran-2-yl]-3-methylocta-2,6-dien-1-yl}-4,6-dihydroxy-2-methylbenzaldehyde
  • ascofuranon
Definition: A dihydroxybenzaldehyde that is 2,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde which is substituted by a (2E,6E)-7-[(2S)-5,5-dimethyl-4-oxotetrahydrofuran-2-yl]-3-methylocta-2,6-dien-1-yl group at position 3, chlorine at position 5, and a methyl group at position 6. A meroterpenoid produced by the soil fungus, Acremonium sclerotigenum. It is a promising drug candidate against the tropical disease, African trypanosomiasis.
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Ontology: Chebi
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