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Effect of fatty acids on aflatoxin production by Aspergillus parasiticus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3710316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids on aflatoxin production was studied in a synthetic medium. The aflatoxin production decreased (10-75%) in the presence of lauric acid and palmitic acid but the addition of behenic and sebacic acid stimulated aflatoxin production by 125-541%. Linolenic and linoleic acids effected aflatoxin production and mycelium growth. An 34-fold increase in aflatoxin production was observed with 50 mM linoleic acid. An inverse relationship was observed between aflatoxin production and mycelium mass, irrespective of the nature of the fatty acid.
R P Tiwari; V Mittal; G Singh; T C Bhalla; S S Saini; D V Vadehra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia microbiologica     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0015-5632     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Microbiol. (Praha)     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-30     Completed Date:  1986-06-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376757     Medline TA:  Folia Microbiol (Praha)     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aflatoxins / biosynthesis*
Aspergillus / growth & development,  metabolism*
Culture Media
Decanoic Acids / pharmacology
Dicarboxylic Acids*
Fatty Acids / pharmacology*
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated / pharmacology*
Lauric Acids / pharmacology
Linoleic Acids / pharmacology
Linolenic Acids / pharmacology
Myristic Acids / pharmacology
Oleic Acids / pharmacology
Palmitic Acids / pharmacology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aflatoxins; 0/Culture Media; 0/Decanoic Acids; 0/Dicarboxylic Acids; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Fatty Acids, Unsaturated; 0/Lauric Acids; 0/Linoleic Acids; 0/Linolenic Acids; 0/Myristic Acids; 0/Oleic Acids; 0/Palmitic Acids; 111-20-6/sebacic acid; 112-85-6/behenic acid

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