Macrofusine; 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 1,1'-(1-(12-amino-4,9,11-trihydroxy-2-methyltridecyl)-2-(1-methylpentyl)-1,2-ethanediyl) ester; [ChemIDplus]
White hygroscopic solid; [HSDB] Light brownish-yellow solid; [MSDSonline]
Most common member of a family of mycotoxins produced by Fusarium moniliforme, a common corn mold; [Merck Index]
Causes abnormal liver function tests after subcutaneous doses in mice; [RTECS] Causes increased liver cancer in rats; [IARC] Interferes with sphingolipid metabolism in animals causing leukoencephalomalacia in horses and rabbits, pulmonary edema and hydrothorax in swine, and hepatotoxicity and liver cancer in rats; It is probably linked with esophageal cancer in humans exposed to moldy corn meal and grits; [Reference #2]
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
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