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Article published the December 21, 2022
1. IntroductionFumonisin mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by several Fusarium species such as F. verticillioides and F. proliferatum. These mycotoxins are causing a major concern in the United States and global agriculture (Kamle et al., 2019). Fumonisin B1 (FB1) is the most abundant naturally predominating form of the fumonisins in foods, mainly maize and maize-based products. ...
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Article published the October 17, 2022
Aflatoxins (AFs) are a group of small molecular weight fungal toxins that threaten world food safety by contaminating ~25% of the world’s crops. AFs are considered to be an unavoidable contaminant in human food and animal feed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Among AFs, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is the most potent carcinogen present in nature and is produced mainly by the ubiquitous s ...
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Article published the June 3, 2019
1. Introduction Mycotoxins are poisonous (toxic) secondary metabolites produced by many filamentous fungi belonging to the phylum Ascomycota. Bennett [1] suggested a definition of mycotoxins as “natural products produced by fungi that evoke a toxic response when introduced in low concentration to higher vertebrates and other animals by a natural route.” Some mycotoxins can have additio ...
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