Glossary Term: Phallotoxins

1. The phallotoxins consist of at least seven compounds, all of which are bicyclic heptapeptides (seven amino acids), isolated from the death cap mushroom Amanita phalloides.

The seven compounds currently known are:

Phalloidin
Prophalloin
Phalloin
Phallisin
Phallacidin
Phallacin
Phallisacin

See also the term Amatoxins, a closely related class of mycotoxins.

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