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PrediTox

PrediTox, the start-up that evaluates the carcinogenic potential of your compounds

An ability to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of compounds at a very early stage is an important challenge for all pharmaceutical, cosmetics,...
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Ciag 12/2018

Food Contaminants: Emerging Approaches to Identify and Prevent Risk

Consumer's food and nutitional security and safety must be ensured for daily consumption for a lifetime. However, risk assessment in food remains...
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13th INRA Awards ceremony

Isabelle Oswald, 2018 winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The grand prize of Agricultural Research this year rewards Isabelle Oswald, world expert in mushroom toxins, which present in 50% of our food,...
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Epi de maïs

MON 810 and NK603 GM Maize: No Effects Detected on Rat Health or Metabolism

A diet based on MON 810 or NK603 transgenic maize does not affect the health or metabolism of rats, under the conditions of the GMO 90+ project
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Red Meat

Marinate red meat to limit the risk of colorectal cancer

A nutritional prevention track to limit the risk of cancer induced by the iron of the red meat by transforming and consuming meat differently.
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Male mice liver - steatosis

Cocktail effect of low dose pesticide mixture in food : gender-related metabolic disturbances

Male mice exposed to pesticides gain weight and become diabetic. Female mice are protected from these effects but exhibit other metabolic...
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TOXALIM Research Centre in FOOD TOXICOLOGY

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TOXALIM (Research Centre in Food Toxicology)

TOXALIM is a "joint research unit" (UMR 1331) created in January 2011 by INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) in partnership with (i) the Veterinary college of Toulouse (ENVT, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse), (ii) the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (INPT) represented by the School of Engineers of Purpan (EI-Purpan, Ecole d'Ingénieurs de Purpan, Toulouse) and (iii) the University Paul Sabatier - Toulouse 3 -  (UPS ; Life Sciences, Pharmacy).

TOXALIM:

  • is scientifically attached to the Food (AlimH) and Animal Health (SA) divisions of INRA ;
  • involves more than 200 people including 123 permanent staff (75 researchers, 48 engineers & technicians / as of 2016), distributed into 11 research teams, 4 technological platforms and support-to-research services ;
  • covers more than 7000 m2 of premises, INRA (180 chemin de Tournefeuille, F-31027 Toulouse) and ENVT (23 chemin des Capelles, F-31026 Toulouse) located at the west of the city of Toulouse (St Martin / Purpan);
  • has an overall annual budget of more than 3 Mio€ (not including salaries)

(See raw map for localisation of INRA campus at Saint-Martin-du-Touch, Toulouse)

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