aflatoxin B1


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aflatoxin B1

A fungal toxin derived from Aspergillus flavus and A parasiticus which may contaminate poorly stored grains and nuts. It is both mutagenic and a liver-specific co-carcinogen. Dietary exposure to high levels of aflatoxin B1 in grains is linked to the high incidence of hepatocellular carcinomas reported in Africa and China. Low levels of aflatoxins are ubiquitous in food; the USDA intervenes when the levels in human food exceed 20 ppb and 300 ppb in cattle feed.
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Detecting aflatoxin B1 in foods and feeds by using sensitive rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and gold nanoparticle immunochromatographic strip.
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Similarly, the median concentrations of aflatoxin B1 were significantly higher in each patient group when compared to controls (P<0.
Like many microbial secondary metabolites, aflatoxins are a family of closely related compounds (Moss, 1996) that includes aflatoxin B1, B2, G1 and G2, but usually aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is in the highest concentration.