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Fungi, quality and safety issues in fresh fruits and vegetables.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18217939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of moulds in the spoilage of fresh fruits and vegetables is discussed. Although the major problems are economic with a significant loss of useful food materials, there are a few examples implicating a role for mycotoxins in the safety of fresh fruits. The significance of the mycotoxins patulin, ochratoxin and tenuazonic acid will be reviewed.
Authors:
M O Moss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-01-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of applied microbiology     Volume:  104     ISSN:  1365-2672     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Appl. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-16     Completed Date:  2008-09-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706280     Medline TA:  J Appl Microbiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1239-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK. m.moss@surrey.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Food Microbiology*
Fruit / microbiology*
Fungi / physiology*
Humans
Mycotoxins / toxicity*
Ochratoxins / toxicity
Patulin / toxicity
Tenuazonic Acid / toxicity
Vegetables / microbiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Mycotoxins; 0/Ochratoxins; 149-29-1/Patulin; 610-88-8/Tenuazonic Acid

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