FURTHER NOTES ON NEW AFLATOXIN- PRODUCING SPECIES

The report of the new aflatoxin producing species  Aspergillus  korhogoensis, was confirmed to belong to distinct clade and heterothallic. The isolates were able to produce B and G aflatoxin, aspergillic acid, cyclopiazonic acid aflavarins,  asparazones and other metabolites.

 

This finding has further increased the need to be extravigilant in food safety across West African sub region  and the world in general

The publication by Carvagal-Campos  et al 2017 was published in  TOXINS. For more please visit

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/9/11/353/htm

 

 

Nov 12 2017

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