Article published the December 2, 2016
Mycotoxins are a class of low molecular weight compounds that are produced by toxigenic strains of moulds that infect food and feed commodities. They can cause serious animal health related problems as they may be hepatotoxic, nephrotoxic [1,2] and may impair immune responses resulting in increased risk to secondary infection . In addition, these toxins also compromise animal ...
Article published the October 2, 2014
a Food, Environment and Health Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, South Africa;b Biosciences, CSIR, PO Box 395, Pretoria, 001, South Africa;c Department of Biochemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa;d Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
Mycotoxicology, 2014, 1: 1-8
Cytotoxicity te ...
Article published the November 23, 2010
Mycotoxins are toxic products formed by filamentous fungi. They pose a problem in food if the food has been infected with a fungus which then produced its toxic product. As the infection can occur at many points in the food production chain, e.g., in the field or in storage, then it is very difficult to decide if a processed food product is contaminated and if it is, where th ...
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