In vitro effects of deoxynivalenol on electrical properties of intestinal mucosa of laying hens.


Deoxynivalenol (DON) is common in European cereal grains, and of all the trichothecenes, poses the greatest problems to animal health. The present study investigated the effects of DON on electrophysiological parameters in laying hens' jejunum mounted in Ussing chambers. In vitro studies were performed to measure the effects of different luminal… (More)