Effects of Aflatoxin B1 and Fumonisin B1 on Blood Biochemical Parameters in Broilers

Published on: 03/31/2018
Author/s : Eliana N. C. Tessari 1, Estela Kobashigawa 2, Ana Lúcia S. P. Cardoso 1, David R. Ledoux 3, George E. Rottinghaus 4 and Carlos A. F. Oliveira 2.

1. IntroductionMycotoxins are secondary toxic metabolites that are produced by fungi growing on food products, such as corn, peanut, and wheat, among others [1]. Exposure occurs predominantly by the ingestion of contaminated feed, when contaminated cereals such as corn, wheat, peanuts and sorghum, as well as other raw materials, are used in the preparation of animal feed [2].Aflatoxins are produce...

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Zhamharyan Lusine Zhamharyan Lusine
PhD, Biology
March 31, 2018

I would suggest also investigate other enzymes of liver (like a aspartate-aminotransferase ASt and CYP 450 or other key enzymes to get a full picture of aflatoxicosis.

March 14, 2022

Hello, that is great. Is it possible to explain the mechanism of action of toxin binder in broilers and the amount of toxin binder in their diet?

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