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Comments on “Ochratoxin A: In utero Exposure in Mice Induces Adducts in Testicular DNA. Toxins 2010, 2, 1428–1444”—Mis-Citation of Rat Literature to Justify a Hypothetical Role for Ochratoxin A in Testicular Cancer

Author(s): Peter G. Mantle

Journal: Toxins
ISSN 2072-6651

Volume: 2;
Issue: 10;
Start page: 2333;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: rat testicular tumor | mouse testicular tumor | ochratoxin A | fumonisin B1 | DNA adducts

A manuscript in the journal recently cited experimental rat data from two manuscripts to support plausibility of a thesis that ochratoxin A might be a cause of human testicular cancer. I believe that there is no experimental evidence that ochratoxin A produces testicular cancer in rats or mice.
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