Beer Info FAQ

What foods is alloxan found in?

What foods is alloxan found in?

Alloxan is a by-product of the flour-bleaching process that makes flour “white.” You can make a choice to buy unbleached or whole wheat flour, instead of white flour that might be contaminated.

What are the side effects of alloxan?

Alloxan is known to induce diabetic renal changes as well as causing nephrotoxic alterations. However, no ultrastructural study has been performed to differentiate diabetic verses toxic affects of alloxan to the tubule and/or glomerulus.