Synthesized by around 300 fungal species, the more than 150 known trichothecenes, with a common skeleton, can be divided into 2 groups : "standard", and "macrocyclic"
The Trichothecene skeleton
Macrocyclic trichothecenes are 10 to 100 times more toxic than standard trichothecenes
ATRANONES are somewhat akin to
Trichothecenes; They are highly reactive diterpenoids.
The name comes from Stachybotrys atra, now known as Stachybotrys chartarum
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