An Overview of Conventional and Emerging Analytical Methods for the Determination of Mycotoxins

Published on: 02/20/2017
Author/s : Irena Kralj Cigic and Helena Prosen. / University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Aškerceva 5, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1. Introduction Awareness of mycotoxins has grown mainly in the last fifty years since the discovery of aflatoxins in the 1960s, although they have accompanied mankind from the very beginnings and were probably associated with several mysterious diseases known from history [1]. Mycotoxins are now recognized as prevalently toxic compounds produced as secondary metabolites by various fungi and excre...

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Fernando Tamames Fernando Tamames
Special Nutrients Special Nutrients
Miami, Florida, United States
February 20, 2017
Excellent Article and Review.

The future and new method has already been presented last December in Brazil:
NIR for mycotoxins detection.
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