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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Edited by Ramon G. Guevara-Gonzalez

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Colombia

Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a book that has been thought to present the most significant advances in these disciplines focused on the knowledge of such toxins. All authors, who supported the excellent work showed in every chapter of this book, are placed at the frontier of knowledge on this subject, thus, this book will be obligated reference to issue upon its publication. Finally, this book has been published in an attempt to present a written forum for researchers and teachers interested in the subject, having a current picture in this field of research about these interesting and intriguing toxins.

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AflatoxinsBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyEdited by Ramon G. Guevara-Gonzalez

Published: October 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/896

ISBN: 978-953-307-395-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4422-9

Copyright year: 2011

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98530 Total Chapter Downloads

62 Crossref Citations

219 Web of Science Citations

263 Dimensions Citations


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1. Biotransformation of Aflatoxin B1 and Its Relationship with the Differential Toxicological Response to Aflatoxin in Commercial Poultry Species

By Gonzalo J. Diaz and Hansen W. Murcia


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2. Control of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergilli

By Kenneth C. Ehrlich, Perng-Kuang Chang, Jiujiang Yu, Jeffrey W. Cary and Deepak Bhatnagar


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3. Aflatoxin Biosynthetic Pathway and Pathway Genes

By Jiujiang Yu and Kenneth C. Ehrlich


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4. Conserved Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Aflatoxin and Sterigmatocystin Biosynthesis

By Ana M. Calvo and Sourabh Dhingra


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5. Identification of Gene Markers in Aflatoxin-Resistant Maize Germplasm for Marker-Assisted Breeding

By Robert L. Brown, Abebe Menkir, Zhi-Yuan Chen, Meng Luo and Deepak Bhatnagar


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6. Biomarkers of Aflatoxin Exposure and Its Relationship with the Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Alessandra Vincenzi Jager, Fernando Silva Ramalho, Leandra Náira Zambelli and Carlos Augusto Fernandes Oliveira


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7. The Use of Proteomics as a Novel Tool in Aflatoxin Research

By E. Razzazi-Fazeli, M. Rizwan, C. Mayrhofer and K. Nöbauer


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8. Genetic Resistance to Drought in Maize and Its Relationship in Aflatoxins Production

By Ramón Gerardo Guevara-González, Angela María Chapa-Oliver, Laura Mejía-Teniente, Irineo Torres-Pacheco, Moises Alejandro Vazquez-Cruz, Juan Jesús Cervantes-Landaverde, Ricardo Ernesto Preciado-Ortiz and Ernesto Moreno- Martinez


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9. The Molecular Pathogenesis of Aflatoxin with Hepatitis B Virus-Infection in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Hai-Xia Cao and Jian-Gao Fan


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10. A Comprehensive Review of Male Reproductive Toxic Effects of Aflatoxin

By Mohammad A. Akbarsha, Faisal Kunnathodi and Ali A. Alshatwi


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11. Aflatoxicosis in Layer and Breeder Hens

By Milad Manafi


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12. Aflatoxins and Aflatoxicosis in Human and Animals

By D. Dhanasekaran, S. Shanmugapriya, N. Thajuddin and A. Panneerselvam


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13. Aflatoxins and Their Impact on Human and Animal Health: An Emerging Problem

By Eva G. Lizárraga-Paulín, Ernesto Moreno-Martínez and Susana P. Miranda-Castro


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14. Aflatoxins: Mechanisms of Inhibition by Antagonistic Plants and Microorganisms

By Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi and Perng-Kuang Chang


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15. The Evolutionary Dynamics in the Research on Aflatoxins During the 2001-2010 Decade

By Martín G. Theumer and Héctor R. Rubinstein


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16. Binding of Aflatoxin B1 to Lactic Acid Bacteria and Saccharomyces cerevisiae in vitro: A Useful Model to Determine the Most Efficient Microorganism

By Romina P. Pizzolitto, Dante J. Bueno, María R. Armando, Lilia Cavaglieri, Ana M. Dalcero and Mario A. Salvano


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17. The Population Dynamics of Aflatoxigenic Aspergilli

By Geromy G. Moore, Shannon B. Beltz, Ignazio Carbone, Kenneth C. Ehrlich and Bruce W. Horn


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18. Aflatoxin in Agricultural Commodities and Herbal Medicine

By Mehrdad Tajkarimi, Mohammad Hossein Shojaee, Hassan Yazdanpanah and Salam A. Ibrahim


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19. A Review of Aflatoxin M1, Milk, and Milk Products

By Hamid Mohammadi


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20. Aflatoxins: Contamination, Analysis and Control

By Giniani Carla Dors, Sergiane Souza Caldas, Vivian Feddern, Renata Heidtmann Bemvenuti, Helen Cristina dos Santos Hackbart, Michele Moraes de Souza, Melissa dos Santos Oliveira, Jaqueline Garda-Buffon, Ednei Gilberto Primel and Eliana Badiale-Furlong


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21. Estimated Daily Intake of Aflatoxin M1 in Thailand

By Nongluck Ruangwises, Piyawat Saipan and Suthep Ruangwises


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22. Influence of Soluble Feed Proteins and Clay Additive Charge Density on Aflatoxin Binding in Ingested Feeds

By William F. Jaynes and Richard E. Zartman


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