Mycotoxins. UK firm biosupply is helping to tackle the scourge of flour producers

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2019 April

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Cereal and milling science


    Scope & contentBy Biosupply, United Kingdom

    Mycotoxins can be classified as secondary metabolism products from moulds and the subsequent uptake of mycotoxins through mouldy foodstuffs. These are responsible for causing mycotoxicosis, where even tiny concentrations are sufficient to cause a toxic effect. Some of these effects can be fatal by damaging the immune system, skin, liver and kidneys. ELISA kit procedures are the favoured choice for detecting mycotoxins, since they are simple, specific, sensitive, rapid and can be portable to be used outdoors in the field…Read more.


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