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Document ID (ISN)101087
CIS number 03-278
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wild C.P., Anwar W.A., Lehtinen S.
Title Mycotoxins as mutagens and carcinogens: Possibilities for disease prevention
Bibliographic information 1993, Vol.3, Suppl.2, p.1-60 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Proceedings of an African regional conference on the prevention of diseases due to mycotoxins held on 23-26 January 1993 in Cairo, Egypt. Contents: mycotoxins as mutagens and carcinogens; environmental toxicology of microbial carcinogens; fumonisins produced by Fusarium monoliforme in maize, food-borne carcinogens of pan-African importance; health hazards associated with the consumption of aflatoxin-contaminated food in Sudan; mycotoxin research in Nigeria; aflatoxin as a human hepatocarcinogen and the possible interaction with hepatitis B virus; toxicological significance of mixtures of fungal toxins in food; monitoring and control strategies for mycotoxins; decontamination and detoxification of aflatoxins; aflatoxins and human disease epidemiological issues.
Descriptors (primary) mutagens; health hazards; mycotoxins; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) Egypt; developing countries; Sudan; Africa; tricarboxylic acid esters; aflatoxins; epidemiology; nutrition; infectious hepatitis; toxic substances; liver cancer; ecotoxicology; research; food contamination; conference; Nigeria
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceEgypt
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Nutrition
Bacterial and parasitic diseases