Sample Preparation and Chromatographic Analysis

  • Lan Wang
  • Zheng Yan
  • Aibo WuEmail author


Globally, mycotoxins in food and feedstuff have been considered public food safety concerns because they could seriously affect animal production and human health. Mycotoxins could also cause detrimental damages to various organs such as the spleen, liver, heart, and immune system, eventually resulting in a substantial reduction of the animals and accordingly economic losses. Furthermore, multiple mycotoxins have been found in a variety of different foods, which might lead to acute and chronic effects on humans. Thus, the authentic methods for accurate determination of multicomponent mycotoxins have gained great attention from researchers to policy-makers. We summarized the combined analytical procedure of sample preparation and mycotoxin determination in different mycotoxin-producing matrices such as rice, maize, cereals, feedstuff, milk, fruit, and vegetable, as well as biological samples. As expected, it will be valuable references to the routine analytical protocols for confirmational lab analysis.


Sample preparation LC-MS/MS HPLC GC Mycotoxin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CAS Key Laboratory of Nutrition, Metabolism and Food Safety, Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health, Shanghai Institutes for Biological SciencesUniversity of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China

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