Source: ||Giberella zeae|
IUPAC name: (3S,11E)-14,16-dihydroxy-3-methyl-3,4,5,6,9,10-hexahydro-1H-2-benzoxacyclotetradecine-1,7(8H)-dione
|Description: ||Zearalenone is a naturally occurring estrogen, a mycotoxin from resorcylic acid lactone group.
It is named after the species name of the fungus that
|CAS number: ||17924-92-4|
|Merck index: ||13,10169|
|Molecular weight: ||318.4|
|Molecular Formula: ||C18H22O5|
|Solubility of Zearalenone in water is about 0.002g/100ml. Zearalenone is slightly soluble in hexane and progressively more in benzene, acetonitrile, dichloromethane, methanol, acetone.|
|Appearance: ||White powder|
|Purity: ||At least 98% by TLC, HPLC|
|λmax:||(in methanol) 236,274,316. |
|Melting point:||159°C - 163°C|
|Solubility:||Clear colourless solution at 5mg/ml Methanol|
|Applications:||The resorcylic acid lactones have estrogenic activity. |
Zearalenone and its derivates were used as veterinary anabolic or estrogen substitutes.
A resorcylic acid lactone|
Deoxynivalenol (Vomitoxin), Brefeldin|
For Research use only. Not for Human or Drug use
Zearalenone by Fermentek is not produced from or contains any ingredients from animal origin.
No genetically modified organisms are used.
| ||Songsermsakul P, Sontag G, Cichna-Markl M, Zentek J, Razzazi-Fazeli E.|
Determination of zearalenone and its metabolites in urine, plasma and faeces of horses by HPLC-APCI-MS.
J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2006 Jul 7
| ||Ding X, Lichti K, Staudinger JL.|
The mycoestrogen zearalenone induces CYP3A through activation of the pregnane X receptor.
Toxicol Sci. 2006 Jun;91(2):448-55