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… (More)

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2008
2008
Oxidative stress is recognized as a trigger of different metabolic events in all organisms. Various factors correlated with… (More)
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2005
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2005
Aspergillus flavus populations are genetically diverse. Isolates that produce either, neither, or both aflatoxins and… (More)
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2004
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2004
Aspergillus flavus isolates produce only aflatoxins B1 and B2, while Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus nomius produce… (More)
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2004
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2004
An 82-kb Aspergillus parasiticus genomic DNA region representing the completed sequence of the well-organized aflatoxin pathway… (More)
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2002
2002
Secondary metabolism in fungi is frequently associated with asexual and sexual development. Aspergillus parasiticus produces… (More)
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1998
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1998
Aflatoxins are the most thoroughly studied mycotoxins. Elegant early research on the biosynthetic scheme of the pathway has… (More)
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1995
1995
The aflR gene from Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus may be involved in the regulation of aflatoxin biosynthesis… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Aflatoxins belong to a family of decaketides that are produced as secondary metabolites by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Aflatoxins are extremely potent carcinogens produced by Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Cloning of genes in the… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
DNA isolated from the wild-type aflatoxin-producing (Afl+) fungus Aspergillus parasiticus NRRL 5862 was used to construct a… (More)
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