Toxicol Lett 2021 Aug 16;346:1-6. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Univ Rennes, INSERM, INRAE, CHU Rennes, Institut NuMeCan (Nutrition, Metabolism and Cancer), PREVITOX Network, F-35033, Rennes, France; Rennes University Hospital, Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, F-35033, Rennes, France.
Amanitin poisonings are among the most life-threatening mushroom poisonings, and are mainly caused by the genus Amanita. Hepatotoxicity is the hallmark of amanitins, powerful toxins contained in these mushrooms, and can require liver transplant. Among amatoxins, α-amanitin is the most studied. Read More