A0138

Sigma-Aldrich

Aflatoxin G1

from Aspergillus flavus

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H12O7
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
328.27
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1299768
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77
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Quality Level

biological source

Aspergillus flavus

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COc1cc2OC3OC=CC3c2c4OC(=O)C5=C(CCOC5=O)c14

InChI

1S/C17H12O7/c1-20-9-6-10-12(8-3-5-22-17(8)23-10)14-11(9)7-2-4-21-15(18)13(7)16(19)24-14/h3,5-6,8,17H,2,4H2,1H3

InChI key

XWIYFDMXXLINPU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Aflatoxins are hepatotoxic metabolites, that are produced by molds, such as, Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. They are naturally occurring poisonous carcinogens and the most widely known mycotoxins. They are associated with liver cancer and immune system suppression.

Application

Aflatoxin G1 from Aspergillus flavus has been used as a standard for the determination of aflatoxin in various samples.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hepatocarcinogen. Food contaminant produced by Aspergillus flavus, a common soil fungus.

Warning

Possibly carcinogenic.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

RIDADR

UN 3462 6.1 / PGI

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Review of past and present research on Aflatoxin in Uganda
Kaaya NA and Warren HL
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 5(1) (2005)
The use of regenerated immunoaffinity columns for aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2 in peanut confection
Iha Mh, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 1483, 1-7 (2017)
Validation of simultaneous analysis method for determination of aflatoxins in olive oil by high performance liquid chromatographyfluorescence detector
Nabizadeh S, et al.
Journal of Food Safety and Hygiene, 1(2), 63-68 (2015)
Review of past and present research on Aflatoxin in Uganda
Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens (2008)
Sharaf S Omar et al.
Foods (Basel, Switzerland), 9(5) (2020-05-24)
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