Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is a genotoxic mycotoxin that has been found in Aspergillus.{52844,20403} It induces the formation of DNA adducts in rat liver microsomes.{52844} AFB1 induces transversion of guanine to thymine at codon 29 of the p53 tumor suppressor gene, a mutation commonly seen in hepatocellular carcinoma patients living in regions with high levels of aflatoxin contamination, in HepG2 cells.{20403} In vivo, AFB1 (50 and 100 ug/kg) induces hepatocellular carcinoma tumor formation in rats.{52845}
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