Interaction of aflatoxin B1 metabolites with cellular macromolecules in neonatal rats receiving carcinogen through mother's milk.


A single dose of 2 microCi [3H] aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) containing 20 micrograms AFB1 was administered to the lactating rat. This resulted in the excretion of AFB1-metabolites in the milk, which were transferred and distributed in many tissues of the offspring consuming milk for 48 h. An equal distribution of radioactivity in liver and lung of suckling rats as… (More)


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