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aflatoxin biosynthetic process

Known as: aflatoxin synthesis, aflatoxin biosynthesis, aflatoxin anabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of aflatoxin, a fungal metabolite found as a contaminant in moldy grains that induces… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Aspergillus flavus populations are genetically diverse. Isolates that produce either, neither, or both aflatoxins and… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Aflatoxins, a group of polyketide-derived furanocoumarins (Fig. [1][1]), are the most toxic and carcinogenic compounds among the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
ABSTRACT It was long been noted that secondary metabolism is associated with fungal development. In Aspergillus nidulans… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Aspergillus flavus is a common filamentous fungus that produces aflatoxins and presents a major threat to agriculture and human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Aflatoxins are the most thoroughly studied mycotoxins. Elegant early research on the biosynthetic scheme of the pathway has… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Aflatoxins are toxic and carcinogenic secondary metabolites produced by the fungi Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The aflR gene from Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus may be involved in the regulation of aflatoxin biosynthesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Aflatoxins belong to a family of decaketides that are produced as secondary metabolites by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
An Aspergillus parasiticus gene, designated apa-2, was identified as a regulatory gene associated with aflatoxin biosynthesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Aflatoxins are extremely potent carcinogens produced by Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Cloning of genes in the… Expand