Investigation of the teratogenic potential of ochratoxin A and B using the FETAX system

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O'Brien, Evelyn; Prietz, Anke; Dietrich, Daniel R.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1002/bdrb.20054
  • Subject: FETAX | ochratoxins | teratogenesis | mycotoxins
    • ddc: ddc:570
    mesheuropmc: embryonic structures | animal structures

BACKGROUND: Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a mycotoxin produced by certain Aspergillus and Penicillium species. It has been observed to be teratogenic in a number of animal models including rat, mouse, hamster, and chick, with reduced birth weight and craniofacial abnormalities ... View more
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