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Aflatoxin B2

  • CAS Number 7220-81-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C17H14O6

  • Molecular Weight 314.29

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1355115

  •  EC Number 230-618-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00078140

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891405

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

Related Categories A-AM, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cancer Research, Carcinogens,
Quality Level   200
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   COc1cc2O[C@H]3OCC[C@H]3c2c4OC(=O)C5=C(CCC5=O)c14
InChI   1S/C17H14O6/c1-20-10-6-11-14(8-4-5-21-17(8)22-11)15-13(10)7-2-3-9(18)12(7)16(19)23-15/h6,8,17H,2-5H2,1H3/t8-,17+/m0/s1
InChI key   WWSYXEZEXMQWHT-WNWIJWBNSA-N

Description

General description

Aflatoxin B2/AFB2 is a toxic mycotoxin.

Application

Aflatoxin B2 has been used as a standard in a study to find out aflatoxins in various foods, spices and feedstuffs by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). It has also been used as a standard to determine aflatoxins in honey by HPLC.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Aflatoxin B2 is a hepatocarcinogen. Food contaminant produced by Aspergillus flavus, a common soil fungus. Aflatoxin B2/AFB2 may have dangerous hepatotoxic, teratogenic and carcinogenic actions on various forms of livestock.

Warning

Possibly carcinogenic.

Safety & Documentation

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Protocols & Articles

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Carcinogenesis and Epigenetics

Cancer research has revealed that the classical model of carcinogenesis, a three step process consisting of initiation, promotion, and progression, is not complete. The expansion of the carcinogenesi...
Vicki Caligur
BioFiles 2008, 3.5, 18.
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