O. Benkhemmar

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Aspergillus oryzae strains are used extensively in the food industry. Some of these strains excrete alpha-cyclopiazonic acid (CPA), a mycotoxin which may provoke toxicoses in rats. Physicochemical methods may reveal the presence of this toxin, but they are inadequate to screen CPA-nonproducing (CPA-) strains. CPA production is revealed by either bacterial(More)
Penicillium glabrum, P. purpurescens, P. decumbens, P. expansum, P. chrysogenum, P. crustosum andP. aurantiogriseum are responsible for some of the alterations noticed on Moroccan table grapes cold stored. Contamination of these table grapes withPenicillium species occurs in the vineyard and inside the cooling station where other fruits which are often(More)
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