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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
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Cover for Mycotoxins.

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
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Cover for Zearalenone: an estrogenic mycotoxin with immunotoxic effects.

This chapter presents a study aiming to verify if zearalenone (ZEA), like oestrogen, can induce alterations in some immune parameters in female ovariectomized Wistar rats. Results revealed that female rats treated with ZEA for 28 days showed a decreased food intake and a significantly lower body...

Author(s)
Hueza, I. M.; Tanabe, V. K.; Benassi, J. C.; Raspantini, L. E. R.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Mycotoxins in poultry feeds.

This chapter discusses the problems associated with the contamination of feeds with mycotoxins such as aflatoxins, cyclopiazonic acid, sterigmatocystin, citrinin, fumonisins, ochratoxins, oosporein, T-2 toxin, vomitoxin and zearalenone. The occurrence and impact of aflatoxicosis in the health and...

Author(s)
Daghir, N. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxin contamination in foods in West and Central Africa.

Mycotoxins, natural toxic metabolites of fungi produced under favorable conditions on a wide range of foods and feeds are a world-wide problem. The five most important groups of mycotoxins are aflatoxins, fumonisins, ochratoxin A, zearalenone and deoxynivalenol. The weather conditions in most West...

Author(s)
Kpodo, K. A.; Bankole, S. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxins: a global problem.

The five most important naturally occurring mycotoxins in human foods and animal feeds are aflatoxin, ochratoxin, deoxynivalenol, zearalenone and fumonisin. Risk assessment is used to manage the risk from mycotoxins to protect human and animal health. Conventional risk assessment has two major...

Author(s)
Marasas, W. F. O.; Gelderblom, W. C. A.; Shephard, G. S.; Vismer, H. F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European Union legislation on mycotoxins in food and feed: overview of the decision-making process and recent and future developments.

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the European Union (EU) regulatory framework for feed and food safety legislation and the relevant decision-making process with particular emphasis on mycotoxins. Principles and objectives of the "General Food Law" of the EU are reported and details ...

Author(s)
Verstraete, F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxin contamination in food systems in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mycotoxin contamination of food systems is a major problem in many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most diets in the region are maize based, but cassava, sorghum, millet and peanuts also are important. These food systems are susceptible to aflatoxins, fumonisin B1, zearalenone and...

Author(s)
Siame, B. A.; Nawa, I. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural antioxidants and mycotoxins: theoretical considerations and practical applications.

This paper elucidates the protective mechanisms of natural antioxidants (such as vitamin E, ascorbic acid and carotenoids) against mycotoxins, as well as how antioxidants may be used to decrease the toxic effects of these mycotoxins. The role of different mycotoxins such as ochratoxin A, T-2 toxin, ...

Author(s)
Surai, P. F.; Dvorska, J. E.; Sparks, N. H. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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