A Workflow for the Identification of Mycotoxin Metabolites Using Liquid Chromatography–Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry

  • Laura RighettiEmail author
  • Chiara Dall’Asta
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 2084)


The structural identification of phase-I and phase-II metabolites of mycotoxins is a difficult task, mostly due to the lack of standards and because of the large number of isomeric forms. Here, we describe the use of ion mobility-mass spectrometry to analyze cereal extracts and how structural information on newly discovered mycotoxins metabolites could be obtained.

Key words

Mycotoxins CCS Metabolite identification Ion mobility-mass spectrometry TWIMS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Food and DrugUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly

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