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Compound Summary for: CID 5281576

Zearalenone

Also known as: (-)-Zearalenone; trans-Zearalenone; (S)-Zearalenone; (10S)-Zearalenone; Mycotoxin F2; (S)-(-)-Zearalenone; F-2 toxin; Zenone
Molecular Formula: C18H22O5   Molecular Weight: 318.36428   InChIKey: MBMQEIFVQACCCH-QBODLPLBSA-N
(S-(E))-3,4,5,6,8,10-Hexahydro-14,16-dihydroxy-3-methyl-1H-2-benzoxacyclotetradecin-1,7(8H)-dione. One of a group of compounds known under the general designation of resorcylic acid lactones. Cis, trans, dextro and levo forms have been isolated from the fungus Gibberella zeae (formerly Fusarium graminearum). They have estrogenic activity, cause toxicity in livestock as feed contaminant, and have been used as anabolic or estrogen substitutes.   From: MeSH
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