Toxicology 2021 Apr 16:152786. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
College of Plant Protection, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, 130118, China; College of Plant Protection and the Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Pest Monitoring and Green Management, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 100193, China. Electronic address:
Ustilaginoidins, a group of bis-naphtho-γ-pyrones, are one of the major mycotoxins produced by Ustilaginoidea virens. This group of bis-naphtho-γ-pyrone mycotoxins has been demonstrated to have antibacterial and immunological inhibitory activities and strong cytotoxicity to human oral epidermoid carcinoma. However, little is yet known about the toxicity of ustilaginoidins to animals or toxicity mechanisms. Read More