Effects of Feedborne Mycotoxins on Animal Health 2.0
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2024) | Viewed by 10571
Interests: phospholipids; liver; rat; kidney; fusariotoxins; multitoxic effects
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Feed crops worldwide are very frequently infected with mycotoxin-producing molds. Though we know some basic characteristic symptoms of these mycotoxins already, we are still far from a deep understanding—especially concerning cellular events and their modes of action.
This Special Issue of Toxins is intended to focus on the cellular-level effects of feedborne mycotoxins, mostly in monogastric animals (in vivo) and their cells (in vitro). Though it is known that fusarial toxins like DON and some other trichothecenes provoke gastrointestinal symptoms and are immune suppressive, whereas zearalenone creates estrogen-like disturbances and fumonisins manifest different cell-function disorders, we also only partly understand their multitoxic, interaction-driven effects. As a further important addition, over the basic effects, some secondary (or primary?) ones may also be present—the most widely investigated being oxidative stress.
For this Special Issue we look forward to receiving researchers’ contributions in the form of original research, case studies, or review papers, giving new aspects and results to the understanding of the single or combined effects of various mycotoxins in feed, and their implications for disease development in farm and laboratory animals under both experimental, and preferably under realistic conditions.
Prof. Dr. András Szabó
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- feedborne mycotoxins and nutrition
- toxic effects and animal health
- in vivo and in vitro studies
- cellular and molecular mechanisms
- multitoxic effects and mycotoxin interactions
- lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress