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aflatoxin biosynthetic process +  
aflatoxin catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown 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.
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Exact Synonyms: aflatoxin breakdown ;   aflatoxin catabolism ;   aflatoxin degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:ai, PMID:20807200

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