Chemical Name: (3S,11E)-3,4,5,6,9,10-Hexahydro-14,16-dihydroxy-3-methyl-1H-2-benzoxacyclotetradecin-1,7(8H)-dione
Biological ActivityMycotoxin produced by several species of Fusarium fungi. Binds to the estrogen receptor (ER) (IC50 values are 166 and 240 nM for ERβ and ERα respectively) and stimulates the transcriptional activity of both subtypes at concentrations between 1 - 10 nM. Also stimulates growth of T47D breast cancer cells.
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Interaction of estrogenic chemicals and phytoestrogens with estrogen receptor β.
Kuiper et al.
Characterization of the estrogenic activities of zearalenone and zeranol in vivo and in vitro.
Takemura et al.
J.Steroid Biochem.Molec.Biol., 2007;103:170
Effects of zearalenone and α-Zearalenol in comparison with ralox. on T47D cells.
Khosrokhavar et al.
Citation for Zearalenone
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Hydrophobized Reversed-Phase Adsorbent for Protection of Dairy Cattle against Lipophilic Toxins from Diet. Efficiensy in Vitro and in Vivo.
Authors: Sotnichenko Et al.
Toxins (Basel) 2019;11
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