research data . Dataset . 2016

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  • Published: 18 Jan 2016
Abstract
<div><p><em>Aspergillus niger</em> is perhaps the most important fungus used in biotechnology, and is also one of the most commonly encountered fungi contaminating foods and feedstuffs, and occurring in soil and indoor environments. Many of its industrial applications have been given GRAS status (generally regarded as safe). However, <em>A. niger</em> has the potential to produce two groups of potentially carcinogenic mycotoxins: fumonisins and ochratoxins. In this study all available industrial and many non-industrial strains of <em>A. niger</em> (180 strains) as well as 228 strains from 17 related black <em>Aspergillus</em> species were examined for mycotoxin ...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Microbiology, Biotechnology, Evolutionary Biology, fumonisin, ochratoxin, strains
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