Posts made in gennaio, 2013

What about masked mycotoxins and human microbiome?

Posted by on gen 25, 2013 in News

What about masked mycotoxins and human microbiome?

Yes, masked mycotoxins may be converted in actual mycotoxins in the human body. The new year of LS9 starts really with a new paper dealingĀ  masked mycotoxins and their activation by the gut microbiota. This is the first report describing the role played by intestinal microbiota in the chemical modification of masked mycotoxins in humans. Masked mycotoxins are plant-derived metabolites formed by conjugation of parent mycotoxins to polar groups. Generally, these forms are not considered in risk assessment studies, due to their as yet unknown biological effects. However, concerns about their...

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Globetrotters

Posted by on gen 25, 2013 in News

Globetrotters

In the context of its training activities, the European School of Molecular Medicine in Milan organises every year in collaboration with IFOM and the European Institute of Oncology a series of scientific seminars. These are held by internationally recognized scientists from around the world and cover a wide range of topics related to molecular medicine. LS9′s Daniele Del Rio has been invited and will lecture on “Dietary (poly)phenols in human health and disease prevention: new perspectives for an old paradigm“. The full seminars calendar is avalable...

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