trichothecene mycotoxin

tri·cho·the·cene my·co·tox·in

(trī-kō-thē'sēn mī'kō-toks'in)
Any fungal toxin (mycotoxin) containing a trichothecene ring. A variety of toxins from unrelated species contain this chemical moiety. They are stable in the environment and cause multiorgan effects.
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Pestka, "Neurotoxicity and inflammation in the nasal airways of mice exposed to the Macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin roridin A: kinetics and potentiation by bacterial lipopolysaccharide coexposure," Toxicological Sciences, vol.
Glenn was also evaluated for the levels of the trichothecene mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) produced by FHB in three naturally and three artificially infected field tests.
Effects of the trichothecene mycotoxin T-2 toxin on neurotransmitters and metabolites in discrete areas of the rat brain.
Satratoxin G (SG) is a macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin produced by Stachybotrys chartarum, the "black mold" suggested to contribute etiologically to illnesses associated with water-damaged buildings.
The authors presented an interesting pilot serologic investigation for IgG and IgM antibodies to roridin (a macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin produced by Stachybotrys chartarum) and found no elevation of antibodies in the index case, an individual with repeated exposure to a water-damaged building.
The main consequence of FHB is that trichothecene mycotoxins, such as deoxynivalenol (DON), accumulate in the grain, presenting a health risk to humans and animals.
(22) Most trichothecene mycotoxins are produced from Fusarium species.
Trichothecene mycotoxins inhibit mitochondrial translation--implication for the mechanism of toxicity.
Bamburg Chemical and biochemical studies of the trichothecene mycotoxins Mycotoxins and other fungal related food problems (Rodricks JV ed).
Influence of agricultural practices on fusarium infection of cereals and subsequent contamination of grain by trichothecene mycotoxins. Toxicology Letters, 153(1), 29-35.
Possible role of trichothecene mycotoxins in virulence of Fusarium graminearum on maize.