Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh

Pasteur Institute of Iran

Prof. Razzaghi-Abyaneh is a research scientist and head of Mycology Department of the Pasteur Institute of Iran where he is working on mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi, antimicrobial nanomaterials, and biologically active compounds of plant, fungal and bacterial origin. He also investigates ecology and genetic diversity of Aspergillus section Flavi and mode of action of antifungal paptides and other small and macromolecules at cellular and molecular level. He has extensive experiences in cell separation and fractionation, protein extraction and purification, enzyme manipulation, molecular genetics, chromatographic (TLC and HPLC) analyses of mycotoxins, purification of plant antifungal metabolites and electron microscopy of filamentous fungi. He has published over 100 papers in international journals, 10 books, and a number of book chapters.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh

This book is broadly divided into five sections and 17 chapters, highlighting recent advances in aflatoxin research from epidemiology to molecular genomics and control measures, biocontrol approaches, modern analytical techniques, economic concerns and underlying mechanisms of contamination processes. This book will update readers on several cutting-edge aspects of aflatoxins research with useful up-to-date information for mycologists, toxicologists, microbiologists, agriculture scientists, plant pathologists and pharmacologists, who may be interest to understanding of the impact, significance and recent advances within the field of of aflatoxins with a focus on control strategy.

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