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Conditions for Production of Ochratoxin A by Aspergillus Species in a Synthetic Medium 1

Authors
  • Mingtan Lai
  • G. Semeniuk
  • C. W. Hesseltine
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1970
Source
PMC
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Abstract

Trace elements were required by Aspergillus melleus and A. ochraceus, but not by A. sulphureus, to grow and to elaborate ochratoxin A. The composition of the medium affected the synthesis of the toxin more than the growth of the mycelium.

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