The effect of deoxynivalenol on serotoninergic neurotransmitter levels in pig blood.

  • Dan B Prelusky
  • Published 1994 in
    Journal of environmental science and health. Part…


Deoxynivalenol (DON) produces two characteristic toxicological effects, decreased feed consumption (anorexia) and emesis. Both effects have been linked to increased central (CNS) serotoninergic activity. Although there has also been some indication of a peripheral involvement, the role of blood pools of serotonin and related compounds in mediating DON… (More)


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