Citrinin is a mycotoxin originally isolated from Penicillium citrinum. It has since been found to be produced by a variety of other fungi which are found or used in the production of human foods, such as grain, cheese, sake and red pigments. Citrinin has also been found in commercial red yeast rice supplements. ==Toxicity== Citrinin acts as a neph
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<chemical> 4,6-dihydro-8-hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-3h-2-benzopyran- 7-carboxylic acid. Antibiotic and mycotoxin from aspergillus niveus and penicillium citrinum. ... Pharmacological action: antibiotics. ... Chemical name: 3H-2-Benzopyran-7-carboxylic acid, 4,6-dihydro-8-hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-, (3R-trans)- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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