2,5-Hexadienoic acid, 3-methoxy-5-methyl-4-oxo-; 3-Methoxy-5-methyl-4-oxo-2,5-hexadienoic acid; Kyselina penicilova [Czech]; PA; Penicillic acid; gamma-Keto-beta-methoxy-delta-methylene-delta(sup alpha)-hexenoic acid; 3-Methoxy-5-methyl-4-oxohexa-2,5-dienoic acid; [ChemIDplus]
Solid; [Merck Index]
A toxic metabolite of Penicillium fungi used to make mold-ripened cheeses; [Reference #1] An antibiotic mycotoxin produced by several Penicillium and Aspergillus fungi; [Merck Index] Exhibits antiviral, antitumor, and cytotoxic activities; [HSDB]
Mycotoxin with antibiotic and carcinogenic properties; Has been found in tobacco, sausages, and corn; [ChemIDplus] Dermal application to rabbits causes severe edema and necrosis within 2 hours; A single intraperitoneal dose of 90 mg/kg decreases hepatic glutathione levels by 83%; Inhibits sodium-potassium ATPase activity in mice brain and kidney in vitro and in vivo; [HSDB] Causes other liver changes in intraperitoneal lethal-dose study of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; Targets the liver; [Aldrich MSDS]
0.00124 mm Hg
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
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