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What are Ergot Alkaloids?

Ergot alkaloids are a large group of compounds produced by fungi that attack a wide variety

of grass species, including small grains, during the growing...

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What is Deoxynivalenol?

Deoxynivalenol is also known as vomitoxin or DON. It may co-exist with other toxins produced

by the same organism that produces this toxin, especially...

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Job clip - Project Specialist

Jakob talks about being a Project Specialist at ERBER Group.

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What is Zearalenone?

This compound is chemically a phenolic resorcyclic acid lactone that is primarily an estrogenic fungal metabolite. It is observed on thin layer chromatographic...

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What is Fumonisin?

Fumonisins are a group of toxins, primarily, FB1, FB2, FB3. They are not fluorescent and were discovered in 1988, in South Africa Gelderblom et al., 1988;...

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What is Aflatoxin?

A group of toxins, consisting primarily of aflatoxin B1, aflatoxin B2, aflatoxin G1, aflatoxin G2 and aflatoxin M1, are named for their respective innate...

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What is Citrinin?

This is a yellow compound that is a phenol derivative. It is a lemon-yellow color when found on

thin layer chromatograms viewed under visible light. The...

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What is T-2/HT-2?

This mycotoxin is a member of the fungal metabolites known as the trichothecenes. The trichothecenes are divided into two groups: macrocyclic and...

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What is Patulin?

The molds responsible for patulin production are common inhabitants of our environment. Patulin is a mycotoxin included in a group of compounds commonly known...

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What is Ochratoxin?

This mycotoxin is often referred to as ochratoxin A. Although ochratoxin B exists, it is of limited importance in diseases. Ochratoxin A is an innately...

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