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Toxic micromycetes in grain raw material during its processing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16841886     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 2003-2005 micromycetes were isolated and identified from wheat, barley, rye, buckwheat grain brought into mills or from processing enterprises. Contamination of the produced flour with micromycete propagules (cfu g(-1)), changes in micromycete diversity and abundance in the course of flour storage, preparation and baking of bread, production of groats or other food products and fodder were determined. Most attention was given to widely distributed micromycetes, known producers of toxins: Alternaria alternata, Aspergillus candidus, A. clavatus, A. flavus, A. fumigatus, A. niger, A. oryzae, A. (=Eurotium) repens, Fusarium culmorum, F. equiseti, F. graminearum, F. moniliforme, F. oxysporum, F. poae, F. sporotrichioides, Penicillium brevicompactum, P. chrysogenum, P. cyclopium, P. daleae, P. expansum, P. funiculosum, P. roqueforti, P. urticae, P. verruculosum, P. viridicatum, Phoma exiqua, Rhizomucor pusillus, Rhizopus stolonifer, Trichothecium roseum. Abilities of these micromycetes to produce secondary toxic metabolites were determined as well as possible hazard caused to people consuming the contaminated products.
Albinas Lugauskas; Algirdas Raila; Marija Railiene; Vita Raudoniene
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1232-1966     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Agric Environ Med     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-17     Completed Date:  2006-11-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9500166     Medline TA:  Ann Agric Environ Med     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Biodeterioration Research, Institute of Botany, Zaliuju ezeru 49, LT-08406 Vilnius, Lithuania.
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MeSH Terms
Cereals / chemistry,  microbiology*
Consumer Product Safety
Flour / analysis*,  microbiology
Food Contamination / analysis*
Food Handling / methods*
Food Microbiology
Fungi / growth & development,  isolation & purification*,  metabolism
Mycotoxins / analysis,  biosynthesis*
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