zearalenone


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ze·a·ral·e·none

(zē-ă-ral'e-nōn),
One of the resorcylic acid lactones; used in veterinary medicine as an anabolic.

zearalenone

an estrogenic substance produced during the fermentation of stored grain by the fungus Fusarium graminearum. The effects of the toxin are enlargement of the external somatic addenda, infertility and death of the newborn. See also zeranol.
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Another mycotoxin, zearalenone, which is produced by one of the Fusarium molds, is occasionally found in corn products like breakfast cereals and cornmeal.
Lot 2: supply and delivery of immunoenzymatic kits for quantification of zearalenone in cereals.
Commission recommendation of 17 August 2006 on the presence of deoxynivalenol, zearalenone, ochratoxin A, T-2 and HT-2 and fumonisins in products intended for animal feeding.
There are many different types but the two most common are Deoxynivalenol (don) and Zearalenone (zon) and these affect your stock in different ways," Mr Maclaren said.
Differential estrogenic actions of endocrine-disrupting chemicals bisphenol A, bisphenol AF, and zearalenone through estrogen receptor a and p in vitro.
The major classes of mycotoxins affecting feedstuffs include aflatoxins, egotism, deoxynivalenol and zearalenone, mainly occurring in corn and in concentrated feeds ingredients [39, 40].
10) The most important fusarial mycotoxin, zearalenone, will be discussed shortly.
The line of kits for mycotoxin detection includes ELISAs for total aflatoxin, aflatoxin B1, DON, T-2 Toxin, Fumonisin, Ochratoxin A and Zearalenone analysis.
Deoxynivalenol and zearalenone residues in eggs of laying hens fed with a naturally contaminated diet: Effects on egg production and estimation of transmission rates from feed to eggs.
Evaluation of reduced toxicity of zearalenone by extrusion processing as measured by the MTT cell proliferation assay.
Part III details particular mycotoxins, from ochatoxin A and patulin to zearalenone and fumonisins.
THE mycotoxin called zearalenone, which has been named as a possible culprit in the current