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aflatoxin biosynthetic process (GO:0045122)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(M)-viriditoxin biosynthetic process 
acetate biosynthetic process +   
acetate catabolic process +  
acetate fermentation +  
acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process from acetate  
aflatoxin biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of aflatoxin, a fungal metabolite found as a contaminant in moldy grains that induces liver cancer. Aflatoxin induces a G to T transversion at codon 249 of p53, leading to its inactivation. Aflatoxin is converted to a chemical carcinogen by P450.
aflatoxin catabolic process  
culmorin biosynthetic process 
diacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate 
F-9775A biosynthetic process +  
F-9775B biosynthetic process +  
fumitremorgin B biosynthetic process +  
fumitremorgin C biosynthetic process 
gliotoxin biosynthetic process +  
hexose catabolic process to acetate 
ilicicolin H biosynthetic process 
L-lysine catabolic process to acetate 
lovastatin biosynthetic process +  
morphine biosynthetic process 
mycophenolic acid biosynthetic process 
patulin biosynthetic process +  
pentose catabolic process to acetate 
psilocybin biosynthetic process 
pyruvate biosynthetic process from acetate 
sterigmatocystin biosynthetic process +  
vindoline biosynthetic process 
vomitoxin biosynthetic process 
zearalenone biosynthetic process 

Exact Synonyms: aflatoxin anabolism ;   aflatoxin biosynthesis ;   aflatoxin formation ;   aflatoxin synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0716731363, ISBN:0815316194, PMID:15006741

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