Mycophenolic Acid: The “Mould Fart”


Welcome to my blog entitled Mycophenolic Acid: The “Mould Fart” .

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Mycophenolic Acid (MPA)  is produced by the Penicillium fungus. MPA is an immunosuppressant which inhibits the proliferation of B and T lymphocytes. MPA exposure can increase the risk of opportunistic infections such as Clostridia and Candida. MPA is associated with miscarriage and congenital malformations when the woman is exposed in pregnancy.

Binders For Mycophenolic Acid

There is no specific binder for this specific mycotoxin.

Dr. Nathan suggests, through his experience, that you can select binders for specific mycotoxins where other experts seem to be less certain.

Considerations include:

  • Dietary fibre
  • Clay
  • Charcoal
  • Chlorella
  • Probiotics
  • Steamed kale!

Treatment For Mycophenolic Acid

Treatment needs to eb tailored to the individual, based on more that just the test results. Considerations can include:

Symptoms of Mycophenolic Acid

There are no specific symptoms to this specific mycotoxin. You may like to read my blog “What Are The Symptoms Of Mycotoxins: A Family Case Study

References: MPA: The “Mould Fart”

  1. MPA and Its Pharmacokinetic Drug-Drug Interactions in Humans: Review of the Evidence and Clinical Implications (click here)
  2. Aerosolization of Mycotoxins after Growth of Toxinogenic Fungi on Wallpaper (click here)
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