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Zearalenone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Zearalenone
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.657.852.900
D02.540.950
D23.946.587.989
Unique ID
D015025
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015025
Annotation
a mycotoxin & non-steroidal estrogen; do not confuse with zearalanone (index under ZEARALENONE /‌analogs)
Scope Note
(S-(E))-3,4,5,6,8,10-Hexahydro-14,16-dihydroxy-3-methyl-1H-2-benzoxacyclotetradecin-1,7(8H)-dione. One of a group of compounds known under the general designation of resorcylic acid lactones. Cis, trans, dextro and levo forms have been isolated from the fungus Gibberella zeae (formerly Fusarium graminearum). They have estrogenic activity, cause toxicity in livestock as feed contaminant, and have been used as anabolic or estrogen substitutes.
Entry Term(s)
F-2 Toxin
F2 Toxin
Pharm Action
Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
Registry Number
5W827M159J
Related Numbers
17924-92-4
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-2-Benzoxacyclotetradecin-1,7(8H)-dione, 3,4,5,6,9,10-hexahydro-14,16-dihydroxy-3-methyl-, (S-(E))-
Previous Indexing
Lactones (1966-1974)
Resorcinols (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RESORCINOLS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under RESORCINOLS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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