Journal of Chromatography A 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2012.02.057 View full text
M. Cirlini, C. Dall’Asta, G. Galaverna

Abstract: Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi that can contaminate a wide range of food and feed commodities and that are harmful to humans for their poisonous and toxic effects. An increasing amount of data have been accumulated in the last years, showing that mycotoxins may also occur in modified forms originating by plant, fungi or animal metabolism or by food processing. In particular, this modified forms may be produced via conjugation with sugars or other biological components (masked mycotoxins…

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