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Chemistry

This document provides a general time frame and outline for this lesson.


Here is an introductory article summary about free radicals and fungal interactions that could be used to initiate a discussion about natural products in a chemistry class.


This powerpoint discusses the chemical aspects of mycotoxins.


Here is an assignment on the functional groups of mycotoxins.


The following documents are for a lab where the students act as investigators to analyze evidence collected for a case against an unscrupulous chef who has been adulterating baking products with mycotoxin contaminated ingredients.




Here are the teacher notes for the lab.


Here is a good summary of Ergot poisoning.