aflatoxin G2

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,9,10,10a-hexahydro-5-methoxy-, (7aR-cis)-

Molecular formulae: 

C17H14O7

Molecular weight: 

330.29

Chem abstract number: 

7241-98-7

Literature reference: 

Toxic metabolites of Aspergillus flavus. Hartley, R. D.; Nesbitt, Brenda F.; O'Kelly, J. Trop. Prods. Inst., London, Nature (London, United Kingdom) (1963), 198 1056-8.

Chemical type: 

Tetrahydrodifuranocoumarin

Toxicity: 

The least acutely toxic of the four most common aflatoxins. Oral LD50 for the one day-old duckling 3.5 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