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Term:
aflatoxin metabolic process (GO:0046222)
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aflatoxin metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving 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.
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: aflatoxin metabolism
Narrow Synonyms: aflatoxin B metabolic process
Related Synonyms: aflatoxin B1 metabolic process ;   aflatoxin B1 metabolism ;   aflatoxin B2 metabolic process ;   aflatoxin B2 metabolism
Alternate IDs: GO:0043389 ;   GO:0043390 ;   GO:0043391
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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