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Mycotoxins in a Changing World

Simsek, Senay
North Dakota State University
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(1) Objective 1: Develop data for use in risk assessment of mycotoxins in human and animal health. a) Perform surveys of food and feed for presence of mycotoxins and characterize the fungi that are responsible for contamination. b) Determine sources of exposure for human and animal populations exhibiting symptoms of mycotoxin intoxication. c) Utilize model systems to evaluate toxicity and identify biochemical pathways and genes expressed in response to mycotoxin exposure.
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Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
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Sanitation and Quality Standards
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Natural Toxins
Bacterial Pathogens