Oral subchronic exposure to the mycotoxin ochratoxin A induces key pathological features of Parkinsons disease in mice six months after the end of the treatment

Oral subchronic exposure to the mycotoxin ochratoxin A induces key pathological features of Parkinsons disease in mice six months after the end of the treatment
Food Chem Toxicol. 2021 Apr 2:112164. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2021.112164. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTSome epidemiological studies with different levels of evidence have pointed to a higher risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) after exposure to environmental toxicants. A practically unexplored potential etiological factor is a group of naturally-occurring fungal secondary metabolites called mycotoxins. The mycotoxin ochratoxin A (OTA) has been reported to be ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-05By María Izco