Toxicity of some Fusarium section Sporotrichiella strains in relation to mycotoxin production

  title={Toxicity of some Fusarium section Sporotrichiella strains in relation to mycotoxin production},
  author={A. Visconti and F. Minervini and M. Solfrizzo and C. Bottalico and G. Lucivero},
  journal={Applied and Environmental Microbiology},
  pages={769 - 772}
The relationship between the toxicities of crude extracts and purified toxins of Fusarium spp. belonging to the section Sporotrichiella has been assessed. Toxicity was determined on the basis of death of Artemia salina larvae and of viability and blastogenic response of bovine and human lymphocytes. Trichothecene-producing strains of Fusarium sporotrichioides and Fusarium poae were toxic to A. salina and to lymphocyte blastogenesis. A strain of Fusarium tricinctum, producing visoltricin and… Expand
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