Toxins other than aflatoxins produced by Aspergillus flavus.

  title={Toxins other than aflatoxins produced by Aspergillus flavus.},
  author={Benjamin J. Wilson},
  journal={Bacteriological reviews},
  volume={30 2},
Long before the discovery of aflatoxins, Aspergillus flavus was known as a species capable of elaborating one or more toxic substances in various culture media. In view of this early knowledge, it is somewhat surprising that this fungus was not studied more intensively in relation to toxic-feed diseases in which it was sometimes found as a contaminant (19, 23, 38). Other microorganisms have become recognized sources of multiple poisonous metabolites whose potency may equal or exceed those from… CONTINUE READING
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