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Toxins 2018, 10(6), 244; https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10060244

Fusarium Molds and Mycotoxins: Potential Species-Specific Effects

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Department of Veterinary Medicine (DIMEVET), Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 10, 20133 Milan, Italy
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Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy, Via Amendola 122/O, 70126 Bari, Italy
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Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
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Received: 30 May 2018 / Revised: 8 June 2018 / Accepted: 12 June 2018 / Published: 15 June 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Advances in Fusarium Research)
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Abstract

This review summarizes the information on biochemical and biological activity of the main Fusarium mycotoxins, focusing on toxicological aspects in terms of species-specific effects. Both in vitro and in vivo studies have centered on the peculiarity of the responses to mycotoxins, demonstrating that toxicokinetics, bioavailability and the mechanisms of action of these substances vary depending on the species involved, but additional studies are needed to better understand the specific responses. The aim of this review is to summarize the toxicological responses of the main species affected by Fusarium mycotoxins. View Full-Text
Keywords: Fusarium mycotoxins; species-specificity; beauvericin; deoxynivalenol; enniatin B fumonisin B1; molds; zearalenone Fusarium mycotoxins; species-specificity; beauvericin; deoxynivalenol; enniatin B fumonisin B1; molds; zearalenone
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Bertero, A.; Moretti, A.; Spicer, L.J.; Caloni, F. Fusarium Molds and Mycotoxins: Potential Species-Specific Effects. Toxins 2018, 10, 244.

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