citrinin


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citrinin

mycotoxin produced by the fungi Penicillium viridicatum, P. palitans and Aspergillus ochraceus; causes tremor, recumbency, convulsions, nephrosis.
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Animal studies have previously shown that citrinin and paxilline can reduce or potentially interfere with the anti-seizure properties of the active Cannabis constituent, cannabidiol.
Influence of water activity on Penicillium citrinum growth and kinetics 105 of citrinin accumulation in wheat, International Journal of Food Microbiology, 42: 219-223.
Citrinin and endosulfan induced teratogenic effects in Wistar rats.
Besides, species of Penicillium cause kidney disease in human and pigs due to production of the mycotoxin called Citrinin [37].
Synergistic effect of cItrinin on hepatorenal carcinogenesis of ochratoxin A in mice.
These fungi have potentials for production of the four forms of aflatoxins, ochratoxins, CPA, citrinin, secalonic and oxalic acid.
Study on red fermented rice with high concentration of monacolin K and low concentration of citrinin.
The variability of citrinin production in Monascus type cultures.
Some of these minor mycotoxins include T-2 toxin, fusaric acid, cyclopiazeaic acid, patulin, gliotoxin, citrinin, and ergot alkaloids.
It appears that the production of polyketide azaphilone pigments from such potentially safe hosts is advantageous over traditional processes that involve Monascus, which risks co-production of the mycotoxin citrinin.