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af·la·tox·in

(af'lă-tok'sin),
Toxic metabolites of some Aspergillus strains including the fungi Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus parasiticus, and Aspergillus oryzae. They may play a role in the etiology of primary cancer of the liver in humans and produce disease in animals that eat peanut meal and other feed contaminated by these fungi.

aflatoxin

(ăf′lə-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
Any of a group of toxic compounds produced by certain molds, especially Aspergillus flavus, that contaminate stored food supplies such as animal feed and peanuts.

af·la·tox·in

(af'lă-tok'sin)
Toxic metabolites of some Aspergillus strains including the fungi A. flavus, A. parasiticus, and A. oryzae.

Aflatoxin

A substance produced by molds that grow on rice and peanuts. Exposure to aflatoxin is thought to explain the high rates of primary liver cancer in Africa and parts of Asia.
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Badr, "Detoxification of aflatoxin M1 in yoghurt using probiotics and lactic acid bacteria," Food Control, vol.
Marty, "Development of an electrochemical biosensor for the detection of aflatoxin M1 in milk," Sensors, vol.
Bordignon-Luiz, "Influence of climate conditions on aflatoxin M1 contamination in raw milk from Minas Gerais State, Brazil," Food Control, vol.
"Aflatoxin M1 is a major metabolite of aflatoxin B1, the most frequently encountered and the most toxic subtype of aflatoxin," said Neogen's Steve Chambers.
Aflatoxin M1 levels of skim milk powders produced in Turkey.
[14.] Kang'ethe EK, M'lbui GM, Randolph TF, and AK Lang'at Prevalence of aflatoxin M1 and B1 in milk and animal feeds from urban smallholder dairy production in Dagoretti Division, Nairobi, Kenya.
The AuroFlow Aflatoxin M1 Strip Test Kit is Bioo Scientific's latest addition to its line of kits for mycotoxin detection.
The remaining fraction is absorbed in the digestive tract by passive diffusion and is hydroxylated in the liver to aflatoxin M1 (Kuilman et al., 2000).
Seasonal study of aflatoxin M1 contamination in milk in five regions in Iran.
THE AGRICULTURE Ministry is keeping close watch on dairy and sheep farms after high levels of the carcinogenic neurotoxin aflatoxin M1 were found in fresh milk and animal feed.
It is well known that aflatoxin M1, as a metabolite of aflatoxin B1, is found in the milk of dairy cattle that have ingested feed contaminated with the AFB1.