ochratoxin


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o·chra·tox·in

(ō-kră-toks'ins),
A mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus ochraceus growing on stored cereal grains. Affects poultry and other animals fed the grain.

o·chra·tox·in

(ō'kră-toks'in)
A mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus ochraceus growing on stored cereal grains. Affects poultry and other animals fed the grain.
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Azerbaijan annually produces 6,000-7,000 tons of dried and pressed high quality licorice products low in ochratoxin A.
Demus decided to commit itself to obtain the double certification, offering its customers a new service of decaffeination (dichloromethane and/or water and activated carbon), dewaxing, removal of ochratoxin A and negative aromas and vaporisation for UTZ and Rainforest Alliance coffee; the certification also allows the company to market certified coffee.
Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a toxic secondary metabolite, mainly produced by several Aspergillus and Penicillium species under diverse environmental conditions.
The most common mycotoxins in livestock feeds are aflatoxin [B.sub.1] (AFBj), ochratoxin A (OTA), zearalenone (ZEA) and trichothecenes.
The toxicity effect of Mycotoxins on health of animals and human beings is rising and growing up and that's incourage the countries to legislate laws to terminate their existence in food through a very strict control specially Aflatoxins (AFs), Mycotoxins are Ochratoxin A (OTA), Patulin and Fusarium toxins (1).
(1974) Study of the occurrence of ochratoxin A in green coffe beans.
The mycotoxins of most importance are aflatoxins (AF), fumonisins (FB), ochratoxin (OTA), deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEN).
The main mycotoxins are aflatoxins, Fusarium toxins, and ochratoxin. Detoxifiers aid in counter the direct or indirect effects of mycotoxin and other toxic agents.
Evaluation of two mycotoxin binders to reduce toxicity of broiler diets containing ochratoxin A and T-2 toxin contaminated grain.
The two most common Aspergillus mycotoxins are aflatoxin and ochratoxin, and their main target is the liver.
[USPRwire, Mon Sep 24 2018] The report " Mycotoxin Testing Market by Type (Aflatoxins, Ochratoxin A, Patulin, Fusarium Toxins), Technology (HPLC-Based, LC-MS/MS-Based, Immunoassay-Based), Food Tested (Feed & Food), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The mycotoxin testing market is projected to reach USD 1.56 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2016 to 2022.