Fungal metabolism and detoxification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

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The mutagenic activity of ethyl acetate extracts of culture medium from Cunninghamella elegans incubated 72 h with various polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) was evaluated in the Salmonella typhimurium reversion assay. All of the PAH extracts were assayed in tester strains TA98 and TA100 both with and without metabolic activation using a liver fraction… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00411031

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