Mycotoxins Technical Articles


Article published the November 16, 2017:

Fumonisins in Conventional and Transgenic, Insect-Resistant Maize Intended for Fuel Ethanol Production: Implications for Fermentation Efficiency and DDGS Co-Product Quality

1. Introduction The maize ethanol industry continues to grow steadily in the United States, keeping in step with federal government directives for the inclusion of renewable fuels in the U.S. fuel supply. The ...
Author/s :
Dr. Gary MunkvoldErin Bowers
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Article published the October 24, 2017:

Mycotoxins: a significant factor for the production of safe and high quality food

Mycotoxins are toxic, secondary metabolites of low molecular weight produced by naturally occurring fungi. The determination of which of the many known mycotoxins are significant can be based on their frequency...
Author/s :
Dimitris Tsitsigiannis
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Comparative Study of Aflatoxin M1 in Livestock Livers from Minna, Nigeria

Introduction Livestock in countries, especially developing countries, is vital to livelihood of people and to the economy. In the developing world, livestock species often represent a sole asset base for sm...
Author/s :
Apeh DanielHenry Iheanacho Hussaini Anthony MakunMulunda MwanzaYusuf Mohammed
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Article published the October 18, 2017:

Mycotoxin survey in feed 2017-Taiwan

In the first half of 2017, Life Rainbow mycotoxin analysis lab randomly collected 237 feed samples from feed mills of large and medium size in Taiwan. By using the ELISA Mycotoxin analysis kit (Romer Labs®)...
Author/s :
Elaine Liao
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Article published the October 17, 2017:

Fumonisins affect the intestinal microbial homeostasis in broiler chickens, predisposing to necrotic enteritis

Introduction Mycotoxins are naturally occurring secondary fungal metabolites produced both pre- and post-harvest in crops and other feed and food commodities. Fusarium, Aspergillus, and Penicillium are the mos...
Author/s :
An MartelFilip Van ImmerseelFreddy HaesebrouckGunther Antonissenmarc verlindenMathias DevreeseRichard DucatelleSiska CroubelsVenessa Eeckhaut
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Article published the October 5, 2017:

Don’t let mycotoxins intercept your profits

Since mycotoxins were first identified in the 1960s, there has been an increased focus on contaminated feed due to global trading, increased monitoring and technology, changing agricultural practices, unexpecte...
Author/s :
Nicholas Adams
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Article published the September 28, 2017:

Effects of Feeding Purified Zearalenone Contaminated Diets with or without Clay Enterosorbent on Growth, Nutrient Availability, and Genital Organs in Post-weaning Female Pigs

INTRODUCTION Zearalenone (ZEA) is produced by Fusarium fungi growing on grains worldwide and is mostly found in its derived products. Concentrations depend on climatic conditions, as well as on the conditions ...
Author/s :
Fang Chi
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Article published the September 15, 2017:

Influence of Mycotoxins and a Mycotoxin Adsorbing Agent on the Oral Bioavailability of Commonly Used Antibiotics in Pigs

1. Introduction Toxigenic fungi may often colonize fodder crops and feed components. Under varied environmental conditions, they can produce toxic secondary metabolites, called mycotoxins. A recent study inv...
Author/s :
Freddy HaesebrouckJoline GoossensMathias DevreeseMia EeckhoutSiegrid De BaereSiska Croubels
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Article published the September 14, 2017:

Comparison of the efficiency between two sampling plans for aflatoxins analysis in maize

Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Adriano Olnei MallmannAlexandro MarchioroCarlos A. MallmannPaulo DilkinRicardo Hummes Rauber
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Mycotoxins and Surface and Internal Fungi of Maize from Ethiopia

INTRODUCTION It is well established that maize grain can be invaded by fungi, which generally cause losses in weight and quality. Moreover, some of the fungi associated with maize are known to contaminate the ...
Author/s :
Dr. Amare Ayalew
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