Muscazone

Title: Muscazone
CAS Registry Number: 2255-39-2
CAS Name: a-Amino-2,3-dihydro-2-oxo-5-oxazoleacetic acid
Additional Names: a-amino-2-oxo-4-oxazoline-5-acetic acid
Molecular Formula: C5H6N2O4
Molecular Weight: 158.11
Percent Composition: C 37.98%, H 3.82%, N 17.72%, O 40.48%
Literature References: From Amanita muscaria (L.) Fr., Agaricaceae: Eugster et al., Tetrahedron Lett. 1965, 1813. Structure: Fritz et al., ibid. 1965, 2075; Reiner, Eugster, Helv. Chim. Acta 50, 128 (1967). Synthesis: Göth et al., ibid. 137.
Properties: Crystals, decomp above 190°. uv max at pH 2-7: 212 nm (e 8700); at pH 12: 220 nm (e 7500).
Absorption maximum: uv max at pH 2-7: 212 nm (e 8700); at pH 12: 220 nm (e 7500)
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Muscazone
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Identifiers
CAS number 2255-39-2 YesY
PubChem 92925
ChemSpider 16735919 YesY
EC number 218-853-4
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C5H6N2O4
Molar mass 158.11 g mol−1
Appearance Crystalline solid
Melting point 190 °C; 374 °F; 463 K (decomp[1])
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Muscazone is a toxic psychoactive[citation needed] chemical compound. It is an amino acid found in European fly agaric mushrooms.[1]

Amanita muscaria contains muscazone