fumitremorgen

fumitremorgen

toxic substance isolated from Aspergillus fumigatus. Causes ataxia, lethargy, hypersensitivity and frenzy in horses.
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A number of toxinogenic fungal species, particularly producers of tremorgenic mycotoxins (penitrem A (15), fumitremorgen B, paxilline, verrucosidin, and verruculogen), have been isolated from traditional fermented meats.