Aflatoxin-albumin adducts in human sera from different regions of the world.

@article{Wild1990AflatoxinalbuminAI,
  title={Aflatoxin-albumin adducts in human sera from different regions of the world.},
  author={Christopher Paul Wild and Y. Z. Jiang and Stephen J. Allen and Laura A. Jansen and Andrew J Hall and R. Montesano},
  journal={Carcinogenesis},
  year={1990},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={2271-4}
}
An immunoassay now permits the determination of human exposure to aflatoxin at an individual level and consequently allows a better assessment of the role of aflatoxin, and its interaction with hepatitis B virus infection, in the aetiology of liver cancer. Measurements of aflatoxin bound to serum albumin in children and adults from various African countries show that between 12 and 100% contain aflatoxin-albumin adducts, with levels up to 350 pg AFB1-lysine equivalent/mg albumin. In Thailand… CONTINUE READING

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