Zenzyme. The future of mycotoxin detoxification

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2018

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Animal feed milling


    Scope & contentAt the World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, their Austrian Research Team Leader, Dr Wulf-Dieter Moll, delivered a thrilling talk about the contamination of feed by mycotoxins, one of the primary ones being zearalenone. Dr Moll discusses the dangers of zearalenone, and the imminent need to resolve the problems it causes. This mycotoxin is an estrogenic metabolite, produced by Fusarium, a common fungi menace for many farmers. This pathogen is commonly found in wheat, maize and other crops.

    Biomin’s Dr Moll also recently released a research paper discussing recent technological advancements. His paper, entitled ‘Enzyme technology against Zearalenone-induced hyperestrogenism’ discusses the latest successes Biomin has held, in creating trials of a feed that eradicates zearalenone without any negative side effects, a prior unachieved concept... Read more.


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