PMID: 38727Jan 1, 1979

Elimination of aflatoxin B1 by clays from contaminated substrates

Annales de la nutrition et de l'alimentation
N MasimangoJ Ramaut

Abstract

It has been proved that clays were able to absorb aflatoxin B1. The amount of adsorbed aflatoxin depended on the nature of clay. The adsorbing power of the clays was checked in relation to some environmental factors. From this study, it is claimed that clays are suitable for détoxification of liquid food-stuffs poisoned by aflatoxin.

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