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An in vitro and in vivo evaluation of the immuno and neurotoxicological effects of fusaric acid on altered protein kinase signalling cascades.
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring toxins produced by moulds which contaminate numerous crops and foodstuffs including cereals, nuts and fruits. When consumed, mycotoxins pose a serious threat to both human and animal ...
Fumonisin B1 induced antioxidant response in C57BL/6 male mice brain.
Background: Fumonisin B1 (FB1), a mycotoxin produced by the Fusarium species, contaminates maize. In South Africa maize is a dietary staple and FB1 endangers human and animal health. FB1 is known to have neurodegenerative ...
Characterisation of Fumonisin B1 toxicity in a cancerous liver cell line- induction of tissue transglutaminase and the endoplasmic reticulum stress pathway.
Fumonisin B1 (FB1) is a mycotoxin which is well characterised as a contaminant of maize and maize-based products worldwide, especially in South Africa. Its toxic effects have been associated with hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity ...