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Novel Aflatoxin Derivatives and Protein Conjugates
AbstractAflatoxins, a group of structurally related mycotoxins, are well known for their toxic and carcinogenic effects in humans and animals. Aflatoxin derivatives and protein conjugates are needed for diverse analytical applications. This work describes a reliable and fast synthesis of novel aflatoxin derivatives, purification by preparative HPLC and characterisation by ESI-MS and one- and two-dimensional NMR. Novel aflatoxin bovine serum albumin conjugates were prepared and characterised by UV absorption and MALDI-MS. These aflatoxin protein conjugates are potentially interesting as immunogens for the generation of aflatoxin selective antibodies with novel specificities.
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Cervino, C.; Knopp, D.; Weller, M.G.; Niessner, R. Novel Aflatoxin Derivatives and Protein Conjugates. Molecules 2007, 12, 641-653.View more citation formats
Cervino C, Knopp D, Weller MG, Niessner R. Novel Aflatoxin Derivatives and Protein Conjugates. Molecules. 2007; 12(3):641-653.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cervino, Christian; Knopp, Dietmar; Weller, Michael G.; Niessner, Reinhard. 2007. "Novel Aflatoxin Derivatives and Protein Conjugates." Molecules 12, no. 3: 641-653.