Definition of Patulin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A mycotoxin, ''2-hydroxy-3,7-dioxabicyclo[4.3.0]nona-5,9-dien-8-one'', produced by fungi associated with rotting fruit ¹



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Definition of Patulin

1. a drug [n -S]

Medical Definition of Patulin

1. 4-hydroxy-4h-furo(3,2-c)pyran-2(6h)-one. A mycotoxin produced by several species of aspergillus and penicillium. It is found in unfermented apple and grape juice and field crops. It has antibiotic properties and has been shown to be carcinogenic and mutagenic and causes chromosome damage in biological systems. Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, carcinogens, mutagens. Chemical name: 4H-Furo(3,2-c)pyran-2(6H)-one, 4-hydroxy- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patulin

pattle
pattles
pattress
patty
patty-cake
patty-pan
patty cake
patty shell
pattycake
pattycakes
pattypan
pattypan squash
pattypans
patu
patulent
patulin (current term)
patulins
patulous
patupaiarehe
patus
patwari
patwaris
paty
patzer
patzers
pau d'arco
paua
pauas
paucal
pauce

Literary usage of Patulin

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1. Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography (1993)
"... patulin from Grain (Phase/Analysis: NH2/HPLC, ... patulin from Vegetable tissue (Phase/Analysis: SI/HPLC) ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"Commercial Bank, LR, 5 PC 394; patulin T'. Saunders, 37 Minn. 517. Compare Lyons P. Martin, 8 Ad. den. LR, 9 CP 575 Barden 7'. Felch, 109 Mass. ..."

3. Ukraine on the Road to Freedom by Florence Randal Livesay (1919)
"... writes: "When the people of patulin opposed the ordination of a priest, whom they would not admit into the church, the military interfered; ..."

4. Discover Your Creator Contacting You by Alan Fraser Bell, Heather Louise Bell (2002)
"SOME HERBS DESTROY OTHER PARASITES, yeasts and fungi, some limit the damage caused by aflatoxins, patulin and other mycotoxins, which often occur in ..."

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