• Biology
  • Published 2009

Detection of aflatoxins in animal feeds

  title={Detection of aflatoxins in animal feeds},
  author={R.Suganthi and J Fathima Benazir and M Padmini Pooja and C.Swathee and R.Namitha and K. Balaji},
Aflatoxins are toxic and carcinogenic metabolites produced by species of Aspergillus, but Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus are of most concern.Aflatoxins compose a family of toxic compounds- B1 (most toxic), B2,M1,M2, G1 and G2. The present paper reports the differentiating between aflatoxin producing Aspergillus flavus and the non-producers. The detection of aflatoxin concentration in animal feeds was done by two methods, Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) and Enzyme Linked Immuno… CONTINUE READING