Secondary metabolites trivial name - aflatoxin G1
Species A. arachidicola, A. flavus, A. minisclerotigenes, A. nomius, A. parasiticus
Systematic name 1H,12H-Furo[3',2':4,5]furo[2,3-h]pyrano[3,4-c][1]benzopyran-1,12-dione, 3,4,7a,10a-tetrahydro-5-methoxy-, (7aR-cis)-
Molecular formulae C17H12O7
Molecular weight 328.28
Chemical abstracts number 1165-39-5
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Selected references Yousef A E; El-Gendy S M; Marth E H Growth and biosynthesis of aflatoxin by Aspergillus parasiticus in cultures containing nisin. Zeitschrift fur Lebensmittel-Untersuchung und -Forschung (1980), 171(5), 341-3.
Toxicity Not as carcinogenic and has reduced acute toxicity compared with aflatoxin B1. Oral LD50 for the adult rat (male) 15 mg/kg body-weight, and for the one day-old duckling 0.78 mg/kg body-weight.
Structure diagram
3D Structure
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