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Mycotoxins are toxic metabolites produced by fungi. To mitigate mycotoxins in food or feed, biotransformation is an emerging technology in which microorganisms degrade toxins into non-toxic metabolites. To monitor deoxynivalenol (DON) biotransformation, analytical tools such as ELISA and liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) are typically used. However, these techniques do not give a decisive answer about the remaining toxicity of possible biotransformation products. Hence, a bioassay using Lemna minor L. was developed.
Authors: Vanhoutte I; De Mets L; De Boevre M; Uka V; Di Mavungu JD; De Saeger S; De Gelder L; Audenaert K.
Keywords: deoxynivalenol (DON); Lemna minor; bioassay; biotransformation; detoxification; 3-epi-DON; 3-epi-de-epoxy-DON (3-epi-DOM-1)
This work has received funding form the the EU’s H2020 research and innovation programme under GA No 678781- MycoKey.
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