Recent advances in ochratoxin research I. Production, detection and occurrence of ochratoxins

J. Varga, K. Rigó, J. Téren, Á Mesterházy

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Abstract

Ochratoxins are mycotoxins produced by Aspergillus and Penicillium species. Ochratoxin contamination of cereal grains and other plant products is a serious health hazard throughout the world since ochratoxins exhibit a range of pharmacological effects on animals and humans. This review deals with ochratoxin producing organisms, ochratoxin detection methods, and occurrence and legislation of ochratoxins in foods and feeds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalCereal Research Communications
Volume29
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001

Keywords

  • Aspergillus
  • Detection
  • Occurrence
  • Ochratoxin A
  • Penicillium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Genetics

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