An alicyclic ketone which is 3-oxocyclopent-1-ene substituted by a formamido group at position 1 as well as vinyl and hydroxy groups at position 4. It is isolated from a marine derived fungus Myrothecium sp. and acts as an inhibitor of tyrosinase enzyme (EC 18.104.22.168).
This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Any EC 1.14.18.* (oxidoreductase acting on paired donors, miscellaneous compound as one donor, incorporating 1 atom of oxygen) inhibitor that interferes with the action of tyrosinase (monophenol monooxygenase), EC 22.214.171.124, an enzyme that catalyses the oxidation of phenols (such as tyrosine) and is widespread in plants and animals.