Effects of the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol on human primary hepatocytes.

Abstract

Toxic effects of the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) observed in animals range from diarrhea, vomiting, gastro-intestinal inflammation to necrosis of several tissues. In the last years, DON has been tested in hepatocytes of several animal species for its cytotoxicity. However, these tests are limited to the use of animal cells. No studies using human… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.200700439

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