Mycotoxin producers in the Aspergillus genus: An update

J. Varga, Nikolett Baranyi, Muthusamy Chandrasekaran, C. Vágvölgyi, S. Kocsubé

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Abstract

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites of fungi. Species assigned to the Aspergillus genus produce a wide range of mycotoxins which can contaminate several agricultural products, and cause various human and animal diseases. In this review, we wish to give an overview of producers of Aspergillus mycotoxins in view of recent scientific data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-167
Number of pages17
JournalActa Biologica Szegediensis
Volume59
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Aflatoxins
  • Aspergillus
  • Cyclopiazonic acid
  • Gliotoxin
  • Mycotoxins
  • Ochratoxins
  • Patulin
  • Sterigmatocystin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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