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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2009, 10(1), 147-173; doi:10.3390/ijms10010147
Review

Trichothecenes in Cereal Grains

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Received: 7 November 2008; in revised form: 16 December 2008 / Accepted: 5 January 2009 / Published: 6 January 2009
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Abstract: Trichothecenes are sesquiterpenoid mycotoxins associated with fusarium head blight (FHB) of cereals, with worldwide economic and health impacts. While various management strategies have been proposed to reduce the mycotoxin risk, breeding towards FHB-resistance appears to be the most effective means to manage the disease, and reduce trichothecene contamination of cereal-based food products. This review provides a brief summary of the trichothecene synthesis in Fusarium species, their toxicity in plants and humans, followed by the current methods of screening and breeding for resistance to FHB and trichothecene accumulation.
Keywords: Trichothecene; fusarium head blight; cereal grain Trichothecene; fusarium head blight; cereal grain
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Foroud, N.A.; Eudes, F. Trichothecenes in Cereal Grains. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2009, 10, 147-173.

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Foroud NA, Eudes F. Trichothecenes in Cereal Grains. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2009; 10(1):147-173.

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Foroud, Nora A.; Eudes, François. 2009. "Trichothecenes in Cereal Grains." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 10, no. 1: 147-173.


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