Amatoxins in poisoning due to food item shown in the picture below acts by inhibiting which among the followings?
Amatoxin in Mushroom poisoning
- Amatoxins, which are responsible for more than 95% of mushroom-related fatalities in the United States, are cyclic octapeptides.
- At least 5 subtypes of amatoxins are known, the only significant human toxin being alpha-amatoxin, which inhibits RNA polymerase II and protein synthesis.
- Amatoxins are Hepatotoxic.