Publishes 21 Thousand New References on Aflatoxins

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The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Magazine provides 36 million references including 11 million summaries in the basic and applied biological, geographical and agricultural sciences. Currently republishing its content in a more user-friendly format, this base has been expanded to include over 20,851 new studies on aflatoxins.

The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Website EurekaMag including its newly included 20,851 studies on aflatoxins was launched in November 1998 as the online version of the French science magazine "Eurêka - Le magazine des sciences" published by Bayard since 1995. During the past decade, it has emerged as a comprehensive aggregator of references in biology, in the applied life sciences agriculture, horticulture and forestry, in the earth sciences, in the environmental sciences, and in the health sciences. Besides the current total of 36,061,439 references from as early as the beginning of the 20th century, 10,564,269 of these references contain a summary of their science content.

Aflatoxins are naturally occurring mycotoxins that are produced by many species of the fungus Aspergillus including Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Aflatoxins are toxic and among the most carcinogenic substances known.'s Research section features a total of 20,851 newly published references on such aflatoxins. The category is divided into 36 sections including the Life, Earth and Health Sciences Research Section 2. This section is subdivided into 999 chapters including the Life, Earth and Health Sciences Research Chapter 1002. The latter chapter contains a subset of a total of 20,851 newly published references on aflatoxins including the aflatoxigenic potential of some nutritional vegetable flours, the aflatoxin situation in different foods, and the aflatoxin contents of foodstuffs locally consumed in Nigeria including millet and milk. Every entry provides a list of 15 related references. features the many disciplines of biology including botany, zoology, microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, physiology, ecology, cell theory, evolution, gene theory, homeostasis, and taxonomy. Horticultural topics cover the cultivation and production of primary and secondary fruit and vegetable species whereas other subjects include information on numerous aspects of agriculture and forestry. Other science disciplines covered on this site are the environmental sciences including biodiversity and global warming, and the health sciences.

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