trichothecenes


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trichothecenes

(trĭk-kō-the-sēnz),
Mycotoxins of Fusarium tricinctum, F. sporotrichoides, F. poae, Trichothecium, and Stachybotrys species; the cause of alimentary toxic aleukia in farm animals and humans.
See also: mycotoxin.
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Influence of harvest and storage conditions on trichothecenes levels in various cereals.
There is even a test for trichothecenes in food that indicates that it increases DNA transcription in breast cancer cells.
The researchers examined several approaches to tackling the trichothecene problem.
The 12,13-epoxy trichothecenes damage bone marrow, spleen, thymus and lymph nodes (Bamburg & Strong 1971) leading to transient leukocytosis followed by leukopenia and decrease in thymus weight (Lafont et al.
Rundberget, 'Instrumental methods for determination of nonmacrocyclic trichothecenes in cereals, foodstuffs and cultures', Chromatography A 815:103-121, 1998.
Samples contained the potent protein synthesis inhibitor Satratoxin H, a member of the Trichothecene mycotoxin group that causes immunosuppression.
Fusarium molds can produce dozens of different mycotoxins called trichothecenes.
Plattner were the first to show that strains of Fusarium sambucinum fungi from around the world can produce trichothecenes in potatoes.
Earlier GPC-based methods have been based on commonly-used polystyrene polymer beads, which are suitable for zeralenone (ZEA), ochratoxin A (OTA), aflatoxins and trichothecenes.
Most studied are the properties of most widespread mycotoxins--aflatoxin, ochratoxin, fumonisin, some mycotoxins from trichothecenes group, zearalenone [4,5].
Fusarial mycotoxins include fumonisins and trichothecenes.