Article published the September 14, 2017
Aflatoxins are secondary metabolites from certain fungal lineages of the Aspergillus genus, mainly A. flavus and A. parasiticus. Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, and G2 are natural contaminants of seeds and feed, mainly nuts, peanuts, cotton seeds, maize, and other oilseeds (Sweeney and Dobson, 1998; Stroka et al., 2000).
Obtaining trustable results on mycotoxins analysis in feed is important ...
Article published the January 6, 2017
Fumonisins are secondary metabolites of Fusarium verticilloides and were first isolated and chemically characterized in 1988 (Gelderblom et al. 1988). About 28 homologues have been discovered since then. However, from a toxicological standpoint, Fumonisin B1 (FB) is the most common and studied homologue. Others, such as FB2 , FB3 , and FB4 are less prevalent (Voss et al. 2007). FB pr ...
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