Degradation of Aflatoxin B1 during the Fermentation of Alcoholic Beverages

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Inoue, Tomonori; Nagatomi, Yasushi; Uyama, Atsuo; Mochizuki, Naoki;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Toxins, volume 5, issue 7, pages 1,219-1,229 (issn: 2072-6651, eissn: 2072-6651)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/toxins5071219, pmc: PMC3737493
  • Subject: high pressure liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) | R | aflatoxin B1 | fermentation | Medicine | Article | beer | wine | B<sub>1</sub> | B1
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is a contaminant of grain and fruit and has one of the highest levels of carcinogenicity of any natural toxin. AFB1 and the fungi that produce it can also contaminate the raw materials used for beer and wine manufacture, such as corn and grapes. Ther... View more
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