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Mode of action, purification and amino acid sequence of plantaricin C19, an anti-Listeria bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus plantarum C19.
Plantaricin C19, an anti-Listeria bacteriocin, was successfully purified by adsorption to and release from producing cells at low pH combined with reverse phase high-performance liquid chromatographyExpand
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Antibiotic resistance gene cassettes derived from the omega interposon for use in E. coli and Streptomyces.
Three antibiotic resistance gene cassettes, derived from the omega interposon (Prentki and Krisch (1984) Gene 29, 303-313) were constructed. These cassettes carry different antibiotic resistanceExpand
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Ochratoxin A removal in synthetic and natural grape juices by selected oenological Saccharomyces strains
Aims:  To assess, for the first time the efficiency in removing ochratoxin A (OTA) from laboratory medium [yeast peptone glucose (YPG)], synthetic grape juice medium (SGM) and natural grape juice byExpand
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Screening for rock phosphate solubilizing Actinomycetes from Moroccan phosphate mines
Three Moroccan phosphate mines, an original biotope rich in insoluble rock phosphate (RP), were explored for the presence of RP solubilizing Actinobacteria. Three hundred actinomycete isolatesExpand
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Targeting a polyketide synthase gene for Aspergillus carbonarius quantification and ochratoxin A assessment in grapes using real-time PCR.
Aspergillus carbonarius is an ochratoxin producing fungus that has been considered to be responsible of the ochratoxin A (OTA) contamination in grapes and wine. In order to monitor and quantify A.Expand
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Chemical composition and antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Mentha (longifolia L. and viridis) essential oils.
The study was aimed to investigate essential oil chemical composition (gas chromatography/flame ionization detection [GC-FID] and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry [GC-MS]) and antioxidantExpand
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Isolation of Bacillus spp. from Thai fermented soybean (Thua‐nao): screening for aflatoxin B1 and ochratoxin A detoxification
Aims:  To study the interaction between Bacillus spp. and contaminating Aspergillus flavus isolated strains from Thai fermented soybean in order to limit aflatoxin production. To study theExpand
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Occurrence of pathogenic fungal species in Tunisian vineyards.
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi detected in food, such are grapes. OTA was evaluated in ten handle musts from different Tunisian vineyard. This mycotoxin was foundExpand
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Standardisation of methods for assessing mould germination: a workshop report.
The first workshop on predictive mycology was held in Marseille, France, 2--4 February 2005 under the auspices of the French Microbiological society. The purpose of the workshop was to list theExpand
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Aspergillus westerdijkiae polyketide synthase gene "aoks1" is involved in the biosynthesis of ochratoxin A.
Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a potential nephrotoxic, teratogenic, immunogenic, hepatotoxic and carcinogenic mycotoxin, produced by Aspergillus westerdijkiae NRRL 3174. Herein we describe theExpand
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