One of a group of bicyclic octapeptides from death-cap fungus and deadly agaric (Amanita phalloides).

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am·a·tox·in (amґə-tok″sin) any in a class of cyclic hepatotoxins found in Amanita phalloides and other mushrooms of the genera Amanita, as well as species of Chlorophyllum and Galerina; ingestion causes potentially fatal mushroom poisoning (see under poisoning). Called also Amanita toxin.

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  • amatoxin — noun Any of a class of toxic peptides produced by several mushrooms of the genus Amanita and others …   Wiktionary

  • Amatoxin — A|ma|to|xin [Kurzw. aus nlat. Amanita = Knollenblätterpilz (Bot.) u. ↑ Toxin] svw. ↑ Amanitin …   Universal-Lexikon

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