diacetoxyscirpenol


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diacetoxyscirpenol

(di?as?e-toks?e-ser'pe-nol?),

DAS

A deadly toxin derived from Fusarium species. DAS may grow on and contaminate cereals and other stored crops and can be toxic to fungi, plants, and animals (including humans). It has been used in the past in chemotherapy and can be used as an agent of biological or chemical warfare.
Synonym: anguidine

diacetoxyscirpenol

non-macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin from the fungi Fusarium spp. Causes emesis, voracious appetite, frequent passage of normal feces, and posterior paresis in pigs.
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