Bioremediation of aflatoxin B1-contaminated maize by king oyster mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii).

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Maria Teresa Branà; Maria Teresa Cimmarusti; Miriam Haidukowski; Antonio Francesco Logrieco; Claudio Altomare;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5542706, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182574
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Research Article | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Industrial Microbiology | Enzymes | Agriculture | Grasses | Plants | Proteins | Flour | Crop Science | Wheat | Diet | Experimental Organism Systems | Agronomy | Plant Products | Toxicology | Biology and Life Sciences | Bioconversion | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | Medicine | Straw | Maize | Plant and Algal Models | Enzymology | Food | Applied Microbiology | Q | Nutrition | R | Model Organisms | Toxic Agents | Fungi | Toxins | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms | Laccases | Medicine and Health Sciences

Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is the most harmful mycotoxin that occurs as natural contaminant of agricultural commodities, particularly maize. Practical solutions for detoxification of contaminated staples and reduction of agricultural wastes are scarce. We investigated the capa... View more
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