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- noun A toxin produced by a fungus.
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- noun biochemistry any substance, produced by a
moldor fungus, that is injuriousto vertebratesupon ingestion, inhalationor skin contact
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- noun a toxin produced by a fungus
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A mycotoxin is a toxin (poison) produced from fungi/mold.
Plant-associated micro-organisms such as mycotoxin-producing endophytes commonly have direct negative effects on herbivores.
6 Lammi Biological Station, University of Helsinki, Lammi, Finland Plant-associated micro-organisms such as mycotoxin-producing endophytes commonly have direct negative effects on herbivores.
Several "possible contaminants," including stachybotrys chartarum, a deadly mycotoxin once developed as a biological weapon and trichothecenes, a mycotoxin produced by a fungus, were contributing to the Shipps' illnesses.
They damaged his nervous system with a wartime Russian mycotoxin.
You're already familiar with the effect of that mycotoxin.
Some friends up in Albany mentioned reading an article that extolled the health benefits of bruised fruit due, according to this other article to the mycotoxin patulin, now banished from supermarket shelves in favor of pretty and perfect.
In 1986, the injurious effects of trichothecenes - a mycotoxin produced by Stachybotrys chartarum and a few other molds - were reported from a study of a family in Chicago.
Dr. Ari Vojdani explains the diagnosis of how mycotoxins diffused from mylungs into mybloodstream; Medical pathologist, William Croft, confirms in a biopsy, poisoning of my body by the deadly mycotoxin - trichothecene.
“Not unusual for mycotoxin poisoning,” said Arthur, surprised at his own coolness.