mycotoxin mycotoxin

Definition(s):

  • (n) a toxin produced by a fungus

Usage(s):

  • In Belgium, however, toxicologists who examined the blood, urine and stools of two Iranian soldiers treated in Vienna found evidence of two poisons, mycotoxin and mustard gas.

News

  • Detection of apple juices and cereals which exceed permitted levels of mycotoxins

    Researchers in Spain have analyzed the presence of patulin, a type of toxin produced by fungi, in several commercial apple juices. The results show that more than 50 percent of the samples analyzed exceed the maximum limits laid down by law. They have also discovered a sample of rice with more mycotoxins than permitted. For their part, researchers have also found these harmful substances in ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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