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Mycotoxins induce adverse effects in humans and other vertebrate animals. Their production is determined by ecological and environmental factors (temperature, humidity and substrate water activity). The preponderance of specialized fungi in particular niches determines the type and range of...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter discusses the different classes of mycotoxins (i.e., aflatoxins, ochratoxins, trichothecenes, ergot alkaloids, patulin, fumonisins, zearalenone), their formation and important toxic effects, as well as related regulatory legislation for their control in food products.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prevention strategies for trichothecenes and ochratoxin in cereals.

Contamination of cereal commodities with mycotoxins represents a significant hazard to consumer health and is receiving increasing attention from food safety authorities and legislators. The most important mycotoxins in small cereal grains in Europe are trichothecenes, including nivalenol,...

Author(s)
Magan, N.; Olsen, M.; Aldred, D.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Barley and wheat resistance genes for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fusarium</i> head blight.

The genetic control of resistance to Fusarium head blight (FHB) in barley and wheat is reviewed. This disease, which can reach epidemic proportions under certain climatic conditions, is caused by various Fusarium species and affects grain yield and quality detrimentally, resulting in important...

Author(s)
Stenglein, S. A.; Rogers, W. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxins in cereal grains, nuts and other plant products.

This chapter reviews the origin and chemical nature, distribution in foods, toxicology and risk management (regulatory control, preventive strategies, remedial measures) of mycotoxins that are likely to prejudice human health, with particular emphasis on recent evidence indicating continuing human...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic metabolites of fungal biocontrol agents.

The production and biological activity of selected toxic metabolites of fungal biological control agents are reviewed. These metabolites include destruxins, oxalic salts, trichothecenes, zearalenone, fumonisins, fusaric acid and aflatoxin isolated from Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana,...

Author(s)
Vey, A.; Hoagland, R. E.; Butt, T. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993560)
Type
Book chapter