Aflatoxins

Known as: Aflatoxin, Aflatoxins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A group of mycotoxins, which are most commonly produced by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus, and their toxic metabolites that are comprised of a… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Since their discovery 50 years ago, the aflatoxins have become recognized as ubiquitous contaminants of the human food supply… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or liver cancer, is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, with… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Aflatoxins are potent mycotoxins that cause developmental and immune system suppression, cancer, and death. As a result of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Aflatoxins are dietary contaminants that are hepatocarcinogenic and immunotoxic and cause growth retardation in animals, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Aflatoxins are immunotoxins that frequently contaminate staple foods in The Gambia and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Aspergillus flavus, like approximately one-third of ascomycete fungi, is thought to be cosmopolitan and clonal because it has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Human activities affect both the size and SD1IClurc of fungal populations. ConsttUCtion. war, recreation, and agricuilure disrupt… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Much progress has been made in elucidating the biochemical and molecular mechanisms that underlie aflatoxin carcinogenesis. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Aflatoxins have long been suspected to be human hepatic carcinogens but no direct study was feasible until assays to measure… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Aflatoxins remain as a threat to the health of livestock as well as humans by their continuing intermittent occurrence in both… (More)
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