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Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 85–86 | Cite as

Modification of hepatotoxic effects of aflatoxin B1 in rabbits by immunization

  • I. Ueno
  • F. S. Chu
Specialia

Summary

Reduction of acute toxic effect of aflatoxin B1 was achieved by immunizing the rabbits with small amounts of bovine serum albumin-aflatoxin B1 conjugate. Rabbits after immunization showed lower mortality, near normal serum isocitric dehydrogenase activity, no abnormality in livers when challenged with a single dose of aflatoxin B1. The results suggest that immunization might be used prophylactically against aflatoxicosis.

Keywords

Bovine Serum Single Dose Toxic Effect Aflatoxin Lower Mortality 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Ueno
    • 1
  • F. S. Chu
    • 1
  1. 1.Food Research Institute and Department of Food Microbiology and ToxicologyUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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