Secondary metabolites trivial name - aflatrem
Species A. flavus, A. minisclerotigenes
Systematic name 4H-3,15a-Epoxy-1-benzoxepino[6',7':6,7]indeno[1,2-b]indol-4-one, 9-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-2,3,5b,6,7,7a,8,13,13b,13c,14,15-dodecahydro-5b-hydroxy-2,2,13b,13c-tetramethyl-, (3R,5bS,7aS,13bS,13cR,15aS)-
Molecular formulae C32H39NO4
Molecular weight 501.67
Chemical abstracts number 70553-75-2
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Selected references Cole, Richard J.; Dorner, Joe W.; Springer, James P.; Cox, Richard H. (Natl. Peanut Res. Lab., Sci. Educ. Adm., Dawson, GA 31742, USA). J. Agric. Food Chem., 29(2), 293-5 (English) 1981.
Toxicity The first tremorgenic mycotoxin to be isolated. An oral dose of 1 mg given to mice causes tremors, especially in response to attempts to move. The symptoms increase in severity after 1-2 h. but recovery usually occurs after 24-48 h.
Structure diagram
3D Structure
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