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Article published the April 17, 2007:

Clinical implications of mycotoxicosis in companion animals

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites of fungi, which are also commonly known as molds. Fungi that produce mycotoxins of veterinary importance grow on a variety of substrates including grains and grain by-produc...
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Article published the April 12, 2007:

The negative effects of various mycotoxins on the immune system of poultry

The immune system is the defense mechanism of the body of which key organs are thymus, bursa, liver and spleen. In poultry bursa of Fabricius (located in the lower back of the chicken) and thymus (i...
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Ursula Hofstetter
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Article published the April 9, 2007:

Occurrence of Mycotoxins in Feed Samples from Asia

The last report on the occurrence of mycotoxin was published in 2006 (1), generated immense interest among the feed industry. In the current analysis, the occurrence of various mycotoxins in feed samples was ...
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Article published the March 30, 2007:

Ochratoxin A in beverages

Mycotoxins are fungal metabolites frequently associated with grains, cereals, and other human and animal foods obtained from these sources. However, based on the latest studies and recently implemented norms, o...
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Article published the March 29, 2007:

The effect of a mycotoxin adsorber on gilts

Testing a mycotoxin adsorber (Agrabond) in a 21-day farm trial on gilts produced favourable results.The objective of this study was to determine if the addition of the mycotoxin adsorbent Agrabond (a brand of A...
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Jose Ferrer
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Article published the March 19, 2007:

Toxic effects of mycotoxins: importance of biotransformation systems

Mycotoxins are a group of secondary fungal metabolites exhibiting a wide range of chemical structures. These toxins lead to a variety of toxicities in various target organs in animals and humans. The toxic effe...
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Article published the March 8, 2007:

Mycotoxins in equine diets: the difference between win, place and show?

Limiting values or safe concentrations of specific mycotoxins are, for the most part, unknown for the horse. A unique challenge is presented when attempting to use non-equine data to effectively define mycotoxi...
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Article published the February 28, 2007:

Nutritious Attempts to Detoxify Aflatoxic Diets of Tilapia Fish

This study was conducted to investigate the toxic effects of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) on mono-sex Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus fingerlings and attempting to detoxify these drastic effects by using some dietary...
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Ahmed Ismail Mehrim
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Article published the February 23, 2007:

The biochemistry behind esterified glucomannans – titrating mycotoxins out of the diet

As we learn more about mycotoxins and make new discoveries in this area, we begin to realize that there are many unanswered questions involving these toxins. Mycotoxins are produced by molds, which are aerobic ...
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Article published the February 22, 2007:

Coping with mycotoxin contamination: protecting equine performance and health

The Irish equine industryOver many centuries, Ireland has become famous for its bloodstock. The country’s climate, soil and its peoples’ innate knowledge have given the Irish many advantages in the ...
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