Fusarium proliferatum-fermented corn stimulates development of placental glutathione S-transferase-positive altered hepatic foci in female rats.

Groups of 8 6-w-old female Sprague-Dawley rats were initiated with 30 mg diethylnitrosamine (DEN)/kg. Control and initiated groups were fed a semipurified diet or diets supplemented with Fusarium proliferatum-contaminated corn to contain 20 or 50 mg fumonisin B1 (FB1)/kg. Histochemical staining for gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and immunochemical staining… CONTINUE READING