Cyanobacterin

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Cyanobacterin
Cyanobacterin.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
(3R,4R,5Z)-3-[(7-Chloro-2H-1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)methyl]-4-hydroxy-5-[(4-methoxyphenyl)methylidene]-4-(propan-2-yl)oxolan-2-one
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
  • InChI=1S/C23H23ClO6/c1-13(2)23(26)17(8-15-9-18(24)21-19(10-15)28-12-29-21)22(25)30-20(23)11-14-4-6-16(27-3)7-5-14/h4-7,9-11,13,17,26H,8,12H2,1-3H3/b20-11-/t17-,23+/m0/s1
    Key: YYPUQBCQRSMSKU-YLBRSAIOSA-N
  • CC(C)[C@]\1([C@H](C(=O)O/C1=C\c2ccc(cc2)OC)Cc3cc4c(c(c3)Cl)OCO4)O
Properties
C23H23ClO6
Molar mass 430.88 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Cyanobacterin is a chemical compound produced by the cyanobacteria Scytonema hofmanni. It is a photosynthesis inhibitor with algaecidal and herbicidal effects.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gleason, FK; Case, DE (April 1986). "Activity of the natural algicide, cyanobacterin, on angiosperms". Plant Physiology. 80 (4): 834–7. doi:10.1104/pp.80.4.834. PMC 1075215. PMID 16664727.
  2. ^ Berry, John P. (June 2008). "Cyanobacterial Toxins as Allelochemicals with Potential Applications as Algaecides, Herbicides and Insecticides". Marine Drugs. 6 (2): 117–146. doi:10.3390/md6020117. PMC 2525484. PMID 18728763.