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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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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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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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Black aspergilli and ochratoxin A production in French vineyards.
A survey on the occurrence on grape of black Aspergillus species and their capability to produce ochratoxin A (OTA) was conducted in France over three years (2001-2003) in 10 vineyards from fourExpand
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Presence of Carnobacterium spp. in French surface mould‐ripened soft‐cheese
Thirty-six ‘atypical lactobacilli’, randomly picked from five surface mould-ripened soft-cheeses, were characterized by physiological and chemical, including DNA, analyses. This homofermentative,Expand
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Eucalyptus oleosa Essential Oils: Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of the Oils from Different Plant Parts (Stems, Leaves, Flowers and Fruits)
Essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation from the different parts (stems, adult leaves, immature flowers and fruits) of Eucalyptus oleosa were screened for their antioxidant and antimicrobialExpand
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Quantitative study of interactions between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Oenococcus oeni strains
This study examines the interactions that occur between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Oenococcus oeni strains during the process of winemaking. Various yeast/bacteria pairs were studied by applying aExpand
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Essential oil of Thymus capitatus Hoff. et Link. from Matmata, Tunisia: gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis and antimicrobial and antioxidant activities.
Thymus capitatus Hoff. et Link. essential oil was constituted by thymol (89.06%) as a major component followed by p-cimene (5.04%) and γ-terpinene (3.19%) after analysis by gas chromatography-flameExpand
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Two primer pairs to detect OTA producers by PCR method.
Fungi contaminating foods and feeds may produce many mycotoxins including ochratoxin A (OTA). Early and rapid detection of potential OTA producing fungi is important to reduce the negative impacts ofExpand
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