Potentially harmful secondary metabolites produced by indoor Chaetomium species on artificially and naturally contaminated building materials

  title={Potentially harmful secondary metabolites produced by indoor Chaetomium species on artificially and naturally contaminated building materials},
  author={Ina Do{\vs}en and Kristian Fog Nielsen and Geo Clausen and Birgitte Andersen},
  journal={Indoor Air},
The presence of the fungal genus Chaetomium and its secondary metabolites in indoor environments is suspected to have a negative impact on human health and well-being. About 200 metabolites have been currently described from Chaetomium spp., but only the bioactive compound group, chaetoglobosins, have been screened for and thus detected in buildings. In this study, we used a liquid chromatography high-resolution mass spectrometry approach to screen both artificially and naturally infected… 

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