Toxicon 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Bogazici University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Molecular Toxicology and Cancer Research Laboratory, Bebek-Istanbul, 34342, Turkey; Bogazici University, Center for Life Sciences and Technologies, Bebek-Istanbul, 34342, Turkey. Electronic address:
Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a food contaminant mycotoxin with hazardous effects on human and animal health, primarily affecting the kidneys. OTA's mode of action is not well understood. OTA activates both MAPK/ERK and PI3K/Akt signaling pathways, which play role in apoptosis and cell survival, respectively. Read More