Aspergillus clavatus


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As·per·gil·lus cla·va·tus

a fungal species isolated from soil and feces; it yields a carcinogenic mycotoxin known as patulin.

Aspergillus clavatus

A species found in soil and manure. It can cause an occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis known as malt worker's lung.
See also: Aspergillus
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Purification and some properties of an extracellular acid protease from Aspergillus clavatus. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, v.
The fungi microflora are Aspergillus clavatus, Aspergillus flavus, and Fusarium poae.
This study revealed high bacteria count of 3.52 x [10.sup.5] cfu/g in spoilt sweet pepper fruits sold in Kasuwan Daji and also revealed that sweet pepper fruits sold in Sokoto Metropolis contain organisms such as Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus licheniformis, Paenibacillus alvei, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus vulgaris, Staphylococcus auricularis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Aspergillus clavatus, Aspergillus flavus, and Fusarium poae respectively.
M., and Flannigan, B., 1997, Mycotoxins of Aspergillus clavatus: toxicity of cytochalasin E, patulin, and extracts of contaminated barley malt, J.