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Fumonisins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fumonisins
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.432
D23.946.587.385
Unique ID
D037341
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037341
Scope Note
A group of MYCOTOXINS found in CORN contaminated with FUSARIUM fungus. They are chains of about 20 carbons with acidic ester, acetylamino and sometimes other substituents. They inhibit ceramide synthetase conversion of SPHINGOLIPIDS to CERAMIDES.
Entry Term(s)
Fumonisin
Pharm Action
Poisons
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Carboxylic Acids (1992-2002)
Mycotoxins (1992-1997)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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