Synonyms and identifiers
Systematic Name :3,7,9-Trihydroxy-1-methyl-6H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-6-on
Alternariol is a mycotoxin that contaminates fruit and cereals. It is named after the fungal genus Alternaria. Alternariol shows anti-fungal and phytotoxic activity. Alternariol inhibits cholinesterase.
Soluble in DMSO, pure ethanol, methanol
Review Chromatographic methods for the simultaneous determination of mycotoxins and their conjugates in cereals.[Int J Food Microbiol. 2007]