Agent Name

gamma-Amanitin

CAS Number

13567-11-8

Formula

C39-H54-N10-O12-S

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

gamma-Amanitine; gamma-Amatoxin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Mushroom Toxins

Sources/Uses

A toxin from the poisonous mushroom Amanita phalloides; Used in molecular biology research; [Merck Index]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Mushrooms- cyclopeptides"; [HSDB] See "alpha-Amanitin."

Reference Link

INCHEM: Management of Poisoning by Unknown Fungi

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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