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- Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis Saweda O.; Turna, Nikita Saha; Ademola, Oluwatoyin; Obadina, Adewale; Wu, Felicia
- Food and chemical toxicology 2019 v.129 pp. 458-465
- neural tube defects, etc ; aflatoxins; child growth; corn; esophageal neoplasms; food production; food supply chain; fumonisins; fungi; hepatotoxicity; humans; immunotoxicity; infants; liquid chromatography; liver neoplasms; risk; staple foods; supply chain; tandem mass spectrometry; toxicology; Nigeria; United States; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... Aflatoxin and fumonisin are two major foodborne mycotoxins: toxic chemicals produced by fungi that contaminate food commodities including maize, a staple food in sub-Saharan Africa. Aflatoxin causes liver cancer, and is associated with acute liver toxicity and immunotoxicity; while fumonisin is associated with neural tube defects in infants and esophageal cancer. Both mycotoxins have been associat ...