The intestinal barrier as an emerging target in the toxicological assessment of mycotoxins


Mycotoxins, the secondary metabolites of fungal species, are the most frequently occurring natural food contaminants in human and animal diets. Risk assessment of mycotoxins focused as yet on their mutagenic, genotoxic and potential carcinogenic effects. Recently, there is an increasing awareness of the adverse effects of various mycotoxins on vulnerable… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00204-016-1794-8


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