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When was aflatoxin discovered?

The discovery of aflatoxins emanated from the outbreak of so called 'Turkey X' disease in 1960, which caused the deaths of the thousands of young turkeys, pheasants and duckli (MORE)
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What is the color of aflatoxin?

Aflatoxin B1 &B2 contains blue color on their respective rf and Aflatoxin G1 & G2 contains Green color, they are named from the first letter of their colors.

How can you prevent aflatoxin?

Aflatoxins are chemical compounds created by various fungi (molds). They can cause severe illness and death when ingested, usually in contaminated peanuts or grains. The fungi (MORE)
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Where can one purchase Aflatoxin?

You may purchase Aflatoxin from a company called Sigma-Aldrich. Studies have shown that high-level exposure to Aflatoxin has been known to result in cirrhosis of the liver.
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