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ra0001p128 | (1) | WCRB2014

Effects of the mycotoxin, deoxynivalenol, on bovine granulosa cells

Guerrero-Netro Hilda Morayma , Chorfi Younes , Price Christopher A

Introduction: Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a major mycotoxin found in animal feed, one of its major actions is to activate the ribotoxic stress response (RSR) in different cells types. DON has been shown to inhibit progesterone secretion from porcine granulosa cells, but its effect in the cow is unknown. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of DON on bovine granulosa cells in vitro.Materials and methods: Bovine granulosa cells fro...