Natural Aflatoxin Inhibitors from Medicinal Plants

@inproceedings{RazzaghiAbyaneh2009NaturalAI,
  title={Natural Aflatoxin Inhibitors from Medicinal Plants},
  author={Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh and Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi and Mohammad-Bagher Rezaee and Shohei Sakuda},
  year={2009}
}
Aflatoxins (AF) are real public health hazards due to their potential carcinogenic, teratogenic, and mutagenic activities toward humans and a wide range of animal species (Allameh and Razzaghi-Abyaneh 2001; Bennett and Klich 2003). They are a major group of polyketide mycotoxins produced mainly by specific members of Aspergillus section Flavi. AF-producing fungi, especially Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus, have worldwide distribution and they are able to contaminate a wide range… CONTINUE READING

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