Volume 2 Issue 1

Is Use of Micro-RNA–Containing Food Feasible?

Jin-Wook Kang, Hyun-Ah Baek, Sung-Dae Cho and Jeong-Sang Lee
Micro-RNAs (miRNAs) are a class of small non-coding single-strand RNA molecules (22 nt in length) that play an important role in inhibition of translation or degradation of targeted messenger RNAs (mRNAs) by binding 3’-untranslated region (UTR) of target mRNAs.

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Simultaneous Occurrence of Aflatoxins and Fumonisins in Corn Intended for the Pet Feed Industry and for Human Consumption

C. A. F. Oliveira, J. V. S. Cruz, R. E. Rosim, K. Bordin, A. C. P. Kindermann and C. H. Corassin
In this study, 24 samples of corn intended for the pet feed industry (PFI) and 24 samples of corn for human consumption (HC) commercialized in São Paulo, Brazil were analyzed for aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2, and fumonisins B1 and B2 by high performance liquid chromatography.

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