A6428

Sigma-Aldrich

Aflatoxin M1

from Aspergillus flavus

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H12O7
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
328.27
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

[H][C@]12OC=C[C@@]1(O)c3c(O2)cc(OC)c4C5=C(C(=O)CC5)C(=O)Oc34

InChI

1S/C17H12O7/c1-21-9-6-10-13(17(20)4-5-22-16(17)23-10)14-12(9)7-2-3-8(18)11(7)15(19)24-14/h4-6,16,20H,2-3H2,1H3/t16-,17-/m1/s1

InChI key

MJBWDEQAUQTVKK-IAGOWNOFSA-N

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General description

Aflatoxins are metabolites of fungus, that are mainly seen in feeds and foods. Aflatoxin M1 is a hydroxylated metabolite of aflatoxin B1. It is liberated in milk, urine and produced in liver after receiving aflatoxin B1.

Application

Aflatoxin M1 has been used as a standard to investigate the incidence and occurrence of aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) in Brazilian milk and infant formula. It has also been used as standard to investigate the incidence and occurrence of aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) in dairy products produced in Brazil.
Aflatoxin M1 is both a hepatotoxic and hepatocarcinogenic mycotoxin that has been shown to cause immunosuppression in animals.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Aflatoxin M1 possesses hepatocarcinogenic properties.

Warning

Possibly carcinogenic.

Preparation Note

Aspergillus flavus metabolite.

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
Aflatoxins
Handbook of Secondary Fungal Metabolites (2003)
Aflatoxins
Handbook of Secondary Fungal Metabolites, 545-569 (2003)
Aflatoxin M1 in milk and distribution and stability of aflatoxin M1 during production and storage of yoghurt and cheese
Iha MH, et al.
Food Control, 29(1), 1-6 (2013)
Nathalie Paniel et al.
Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 10(10), 9439-9448 (2010-01-01)
We have developed an electrochemical immunosensor for the detection of ultratrace amounts of aflatoxin M(1) (AFM(1)) in food products. The sensor was based on a competitive immunoassay using horseradish peroxidase (HRP) as a tag. Magnetic nanoparticles coated with antibody (anti-AFM(1))...
Occurrence of aflatoxin M1 in dairy products in Brazil
Iha MH, et al.
Food Control, 22(12), 1971-1974 (2011)
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Protocols
Protocol for LC/MS Analysis of Aflatoxin M1 in Milk on Ascentis® Express HILIC after SPE using Supel™ Tox AflaZea, Quantifying Picogram Concentrations
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