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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Effects of the trichothecene mycotoxin T-2 toxin on neurotransmitters and metabolites in discrete areas of the rat brain.
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.
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.
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.
Possible role of trichothecene mycotoxins in virulence of Fusarium graminearum on maize.
Croteau SM, Prelusky DB and HL Trenholm Analysis of trichothecene Mycotoxins by Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection.
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Metabolism of three trichothecene mycotoxins, T-2 toxin, diacetoxyscirpenol, and deoxynivalenol, by bovine rumen microorganisms.