Citrinin
Molecular Formula
C13H14O5
M.W.
250.25
CAS number
518-75-2
MSDS
Source
Penicillium citrinum
Fermentek product Code
CIT-001
Brand/grade
For research
Appearance
yellow crystalline solid.
Purity by HPLC
≥98% ; refer to CoA for more data
Purity By TLC
≥98% ; refer to CoA for more data
Melting point
170°C-179°C
Solubility test
Clear yellow solution at 10mg/ml Dichloromethane
Names and identifiers

IUPAC Name           (3R,4S)-8-Hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-4,6-dihydro-3H-isochromene-7-carboxylic acid

RTECS DJ2275000  

EU number
208-257-2
Description

Citrinin is a mycotoxin capable of inducing mitochondrial permeability transition. Citrinin also inhibits microtubule polymerization

InChl Key
CBGDIJWINPWWJW-IYSWYEEDSA-N
Canonical SMILES
CC1C(OC=C2C1=C(C(=C(C2=O)C(=O)O)O)C)C
Isomeric SMILES
C[C@@H]1[C@H](OC=C2C1=C(C(=C(C2=O)C(=O)O)O)C)C
Solubility ( literature )

Slightly soluble in water. Soluble in dilute alkaline solutions. Soluble in methanol, ethanol, acetonitrile

Compound Classification

Benzopyran mycotoxin

Apoptosis inducer

Storage, handling
Store in a freezer upon arrival, at -10°C to -25°C
Hygroscopic substance.
Protect from moisture
Use the original container to store the product.
Keep the lid tightly closed.
Avoid exposing to strong direct light.
Open carefully – Lyophilized solid under vacuum
Applications

Initially isolated as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.

Disclaimer
For Research use only
Not for Human or Drug use
Not extracted from humans or animals
Refer to MSDS for further safety and handling instructions
Ingredient type
Fermentek product
Available since
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Deleted CAS Numbers
Value
11003-17-1; 16051-41-5
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Transport information
Value
Pg III
Title
CN code
Value
29419000
Title
Annex III inventory
Value
# Suspected carcinogen: The Toolbox profiler Carcinogenicity (genotox and nongenotox) alerts by ISS gives an alert for carcinogenicity; CAESAR Carcinogenicity model in VEGA (Q)SAR platform predicts that the chemical is Carcinogen (moderate reliability); I
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REACH status
Value
These pre-registration intentions were submitted to ECHA between 1 June and 1 December 2008
Signal to sort
C