Evaluation of Chitosan and Cellulosic Polymers as Binding Adsorbent Materials to Prevent Aflatoxin B1, Fumonisin B1, Ochratoxin, Trichothecene, Deoxynivalenol, and Zearalenone Mycotoxicoses Through an In Vitro Gastrointestinal Model for Poultry
Bruno Solís-Cruz 1, Daniel Hernández-Patlán 1, Eric Beyssac 2, Juan D. Latorre 3, Xochitl Hernandez-Velasco 4, Ruben Merino-Guzman 4, Guillermo Tellez 3, and Raquel López-Arellano 1.
1. IntroductionMycotoxins are secondary toxic metabolites produced by filamentous fungi which, even at low concentrations, represent an important danger for both animal and human health [1,2]. Currently, over 300 mycotoxins have been identified worldwide, being aflatoxins, ochratoxins, zearalenone, trichothecenes, and fumonisins, the most frequently found with synergistic toxic effects reported wh...