Skip Navigation
ChemIDplus A TOXNET DATABASE LiteBrowseAdvanced

Substance Name: Ergot, Claviceps purpurea, ext.
RN: 84775-56-4

Note

  • A genus of ascomycetous fungi, family Clavicipitaceae, order Hypocreales, parasitic on various grasses (POACEAE). The sclerotia contain several toxic alkaloids. Claviceps purpurea on rye causes ergotism.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 
* denotes mobile formatted website

Links to Resources

Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Claviceps

Synonyms

  • Claviceps purpurea
  • EINECS 283-885-8
  • Ergot Fungus

Systematic Name

  • Ergot, Claviceps purpurea, ext.

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 84775-56-4

System Generated Number

  • 0084775564