Folia Microbiologica

, 39:155 | Cite as

Effect of mycotoxins onin vitro movement of tracheal cilia from one-day-old chicks

  • Z. Jesenská
  • D. Bernát


The effect of 11 mycotoxins on the ciliary movement of tracheal epithelium from one-day-old chicksin vitro was examined. Sterigmatocystin and diacetoxyscirpenol were most ciliostatically activein vitro; the ciliostatic effect was observed after 2 d if the amount concentration was 30 μg/L. In contrast, patulin stopped the movement of cilia after 2 d only if its concentration was 20 mg/L.


Aflatoxin Patulin Tracheal Epithelium Tracheal Ring Ciliary Movement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Jesenská
    • 1
  • D. Bernát
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Preventive and Clinical MedicineBratislavaSlovak Republic

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