Sunday, November 19, 2006

Mold Definitions - What are Mycotoxins?

Here's another mold definition.

Mycotoxin - A toxin produced by a fungus. The term is usually reserved for fungal metabolites that are toxic to man and/or animals and are produced by molds growing on foodstuffs (eg, aflatoxins, ergot alkaloids).

(Definition provided by the Cornell University website.)


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