Toxoflavin

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Toxoflavin[1][2]
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Identifiers
CAS number 84-82-2 N
PubChem 66541
ChemSpider 59912 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL578512 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C7H7N5O2
Molar mass 193.16 g mol−1
Appearance Bright yellow solid
Melting point 172 to 173 °C (342 to 343 °F; 445 to 446 K) (decomposes)
Hazards
LD50 1.7 mg/kg (IV, mouse)
8.4 mg/kd (oral, mouse)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Toxoflavin is a toxin produced by a variety of bacteria including Burkholderia gladioli. It also has antibiotic properties.[3]

Toxoflavin acts as a pH indicator, changing between yellow and colorless at pH 10.5.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Merck Index, 11th Edition, 9480
  2. ^ Toxoflavin, at the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database
  3. ^ Machlowitz, Roy A.; Fisher, W. P.; McKay, Betsey S.; Tytell, Alfred A.; Charney, Jesse (1954). "Xanthothricin, a new antibiotic". Antibiotics and Chemotherapy 4: 259–261.