Effects of mycotoxins on hormone production in primary Leydig cells isolated from pigs

@inproceedings{Ndossi2013EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of mycotoxins on hormone production in primary Leydig cells isolated from pigs},
  author={Doreen Ndossi and Shewit T. Kalayou and Per Kristian Groseth and Erik Ropstad and Steven Verhaegen},
  year={2013}
}
Mycotoxins are toxins produced by fungi in many agricultural products worldwide either preor post-harvesting. Fusarium species are among the most researched plant pathogenic fungi (1) that produce a number of mycotoxins including DON, NIV, T-2, HT-2, fumonisins, ZEN and its metabolites αand β-zearalenol (2). Some fungi are able to produce more than one mycotoxin, but also multiple fungi can contaminate the same crop (3). Natural co-occurrence of Fusarium mycotoxins increases the concern on the… CONTINUE READING