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Aflatoxins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aflatoxins
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.663.283.119
D03.633.100.150.119
D23.946.587.142
Unique ID
D000348
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000348
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Scope Note
Furano-furano-benzopyrans that are produced by ASPERGILLUS from STERIGMATOCYSTIN. They are structurally related to COUMARINS and easily oxidized to an epoxide form to become ALKYLATING AGENTS. Members of the group include AFLATOXIN B1; aflatoxin B2, aflatoxin G1, aflatoxin G2; AFLATOXIN M1; and aflatoxin M2.
Entry Term(s)
Aflatoxin
Pharm Action
Poisons
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.M9
Public MeSH Note
75; was AFLATOXIN 1967-74
Online Note
use AFLATOXINS to search AFLATOXIN 1966-74
History Note
75; was AFLATOXIN 1965-74 (Prov 1965-66)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Aflatoxins Preferred
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