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trichothecenes

Definition:
Usually 12,13-epoxytrichothecenes, produced by Fusaria, Stachybotrys, Trichoderma and other fungi, and some higher plants. They may contaminate food or feed grains, induce emesis and hemorrhage in lungs and brain, and damage bone marrow due to protein and DNA synthesis inhibition.
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Entry Terms:
  • epoxytrichothecenes
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/2529
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