September 19, 2011

Mycotoxin detoxifying in animal feed

Researchers from Virginia Tech and Agricultural Research Service USDA, have been able to reduce the toxicity of mycotoxin in barley (dried) for use in animal feed using a newly developed yeast that is transgenic. In the production of ethanol grains are dried and can be used for animal feeds but a fungal pathogen sometimes found in barley can cause lethal toxins called mycotoxin. But research carried out using newly developed transgenic yeasts used during fermentation helps to modify the mycotoxins to a less toxic form. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers.
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1 comment:

  1. Very interesting article on Animal Feed! I have been doing research on this so this post was informative.

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