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C1017

Sigma-Aldrich

Citrinin

from Penicillium citrinum, ≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
(3R,4S)-8-Hydroxy-3,4,5-Trimethyl-6-Oxo-4,6-Dihydro-3H-Isochromene-7-Carboxylic Acid, 4,6-Dihydro-8-hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-3H-2-benzopyran-7-carboxylic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H14O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
250.25
Beilstein:
5282243
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

biological source

Penicillium citrinum

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C[C@H]1OC=C2C(O)=C(C(O)=O)C(=O)C(C)=C2[C@@H]1C

InChI

1S/C13H14O5/c1-5-7(3)18-4-8-9(5)6(2)11(14)10(12(8)15)13(16)17/h4-5,7,15H,1-3H3,(H,16,17)/t5-,7-/m1/s1

InChI key

CQIUKKVOEOPUDV-IYSWYEEDSA-N

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General description

Citrinin is a mycotoxin from Penicillium citrinin that comprises a quinone methide component.

Application

Citrinin has been used as:
  • a standard for calibration curve preparation for citrinin quantification Monascus purpureus ATCC 36928
  • an internal standard in thin layer chromatography (TLC) for characterizing the citrinin from Aspergillus and Penicillium strains
  • standard to characterize citrinin for rotten apples TLC

Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Citrinin is a predominant contaminant in agriculture supplies and food. It exhibits genotoxic, embryotoxic, and teratogenic properties. It is hepatonephrotoxin and a potent mycotoxin in rice grains.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Carc. 2

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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