aflatoxin G1

Toxin: 

y

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

Chem abstract number: 

1165-39-5

Literature reference: 

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.

Chemical type: 

Dihydrodifuranocoumarin

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 image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2005-12-11 00:00:00