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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Jinap, Assessment of aflatoxins, ochratoxin A and zearalenone in breakfast cereals.
The toxicity of aflatoxin is increased in the presence of ochratoxin and zearalenone.
Zearalenone and its metabolites have been reported to increase the risk of hormone-dependent tumors in women (Tomaszewski et al.
Mycobiota in poultry feeds and natural occurrence of aflatoxins, fumonisins and zearalenone in the Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
The influence of experimental administration of low zearalenone doses on the expression of Th1 and Th2 cytokines and on selected subpopulations of lymphocytes in intestinal lymph nodes.
The Commission Recommendation of 17 August 2006 on the presence of deoxynivalenol, zearalenone, ochratoxin A, T-2 and HT2 and fumonisins in products intended for animal feeding (2006/576/EC).
Binding rather than metabolism may explain the interaction of two food-grade Lactobacillus strains with zearalenone and its derivative [alpha]-zearalenone.
Incidence of Fusarium species and the mycotoxins deoxynivalenol and zearalenone in corn produced in oesophageal cancer areas in Transkei.
The aflatoxins and ochratoxins are produced by fungi of Aspergillus genus, while deoxynivalenol, nivalenol and zearalenone are produced by fungi of Fusarium genus (SALINAS, 2006)
These fungi are known of producing mycotoxins such as fumonisins (FBs), moniliformin (MON), zearalenone (ZEA), beauvericin (BEA) and aflatoxins (AFs).
The clean-up process of mycotoxins can be optimized using Agilent Bond Elut Mycotoxin, a solid phase extraction (SPE) sorbent that cleans up food extracts for improved trichothecene and zearalenone analysis.