Ochratoxin A is known to occur in commodities like cereals, coffee, dried fruit and red wine. It is considered a human carcinogen and is of special interest as it can be accumulated in the meat of animals. Thus meat and meat products can be contaminated with this toxin. Exposure to ochratoxins through diet can have can acute toxicity to mammalian kidneys, and may be carcinogenic.
AMELIORATIVE EFFECT OF EMBLICA OFFICINALIS AQUEOUS EXTRACT ON OCHRATOXIN-INDUCED LIPID PEROXIDATION IN THE KIDNEY AND LIVER OF MICE
Jan 01, 2010; Abstract Objectives: The present study was an attempt at investigating whether the aqueous extract of Emblica officinalis may...