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Descriptor English: Fumonisins
Descriptor Spanish: Fumonisinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Fumonisinas
Descriptor French: Fumonisines
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.146.432
D23.946.587.385
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037341
Scope note: A group of MYCOTOXINS found in CORN contaminated with FUSARIUM fungus. They are chains of about 20 carbons with acidic ester, acetylamino and sometimes other substituents. They inhibit ceramide synthetase conversion of SPHINGOLIPIDS to CERAMIDES.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Poisons
Previous Indexing: Carboxylic Acids (1992-2002)
Mycotoxins (1992-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37300
Unique ID: D037341
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Fumonisins - Preferred
Concept UI M0412511
Scope note A group of MYCOTOXINS found in CORN contaminated with FUSARIUM fungus. They are chains of about 20 carbons with acidic ester, acetylamino and sometimes other substituents. They inhibit ceramide synthetase conversion of SPHINGOLIPIDS to CERAMIDES.
Preferred term Fumonisins



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