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Substance Name: Violacein
RN: 548-54-9
UNII: QJH0DSQ3SG
InChIKey: XAPNKXIRQFHCHN-QGOAFFKASA-N

Note

  • Produced by BB-78 strain of Chromobacterium violaceum; involved with quorum sensing.

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Natural Product

Molecular Formula

  • C20-H13-N3-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 343.3407
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Violacein

Synonyms

  • 3-(2-(5-Hydroxyindol-3-yl)-5-oxo-2-pyrrolin-4-ylidene)-2-indolinone
  • 4-26-00-00715 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 0049923
  • Oxindole, 3-(2-(5-hydroxyindol-3-yl)-5-oxo-2-pyrrolin-4-ylidene)- (6CI)
  • UNII-QJH0DSQ3SG
  • Violacein

Systematic Name

  • 2-Indolinone, 3-(2-(5-hydroxyindol-3-yl)-5-oxo-2-pyrrolin-4-ylidene)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 548-54-9

FDA UNII

  • QJH0DSQ3SG

System Generated Number

  • 0000548549

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C20H13N3O3/c24-10-5-6-15-12(7-10)14(9-21-15)17-8-13(19(25)23-17)18-11-3-1-2-4-16(11)22-20(18)26/h1-9,21,24H,(H,22,26)(H,23,25)/b18-13+

InChIKey

XAPNKXIRQFHCHN-QGOAFFKASA-N

Smiles

Oc1ccc2[nH]cc(C3=C\C(=C\4/C(=O)Nc5ccccc45)\C(=O)N3)c2c1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   "CRC Handbook of Antibiotic Compounds," Vols.1- , Berdy, J., Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1980Vol. 5, Pg. 130, 1981.