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Aflatoxin: distribution in contaminated corn

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Abstract:
Individual kernels with the bright greenish-yellow fluorescence associated with the presence of aflatoxin and kernels without the fluorescence from contaminated white and yellow corn samples were assayed individually. Some kernels having a greenish-yellow fluorescence under the seed coat had to be split open before the typical fluorescence became visible. All fluorescing kernels contained aflatoxin; none of the nonfluorescing ones did. The following fractions from 10 lots of aflatoxin-contaminated corn were analysed: (a) fluorescing intact kernels and pieces; (b) kernels with fluorescence visible under the seed coat;
Author(s):
Shotwell, O.L. , Goulden, M.L. , Hesseltine, C.W.
Note:
20090808 20091002 00000000
Source:
Cereal chemistry July/Aug 1974, 51 (4)
Language:
English
Year:
1974
Collection:
Journal Articles, USDA Authors, Peer-Reviewed
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Works produced by employees of the U.S. Government as part of their official duties are not copyrighted within the U.S. The content of this document is not copyrighted.