Aflatoxin G1

from Aspergillus flavus

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biological source

Aspergillus flavus

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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.


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.


Possibly carcinogenic.


Skull and crossbonesHealth hazard

Signal Word



UN 3462 6.1 / PGI

WGK Germany


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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)
In Jordan as in other worldwide countries, mycotoxins are considered a serious national problem in food supplies. As a result, almost all nations are setting and adopting different regulations targeting the control of mycotoxins levels in the domestic food supply...
Cancer research has revealed that the classical model of carcinogenesis, a three step process consisting of initiation, promotion, and progression, is not complete.
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