sterigmatocystin


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sterigmatocystin

a mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus nidulans and A. versicolor. In monkeys and rats causes nephritis and hepatitis and is hepatocarcinogenic in rats.
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Sterigmatocystin (STC): STC is a mycotoxin that is closely related to aflatoxin.
Multiplex polymerase chain reaction for the detection of potential aflatoxin and sterigmatocystin producing fungi.
Valente Soares LM and DB Rodriguez Amaya Survey of aflatoxins, chratonxin A, zealenone and sterigmatocystin in some Brazilian foods by using multi-toxin thin layer chromatography method.
Survey of aflatoxins, ochratoxin A, zearalenone, and sterigmatocystin in some Brazilian foods by using multitoxin thin-layer chromatographic method.
Aflatoxin and sterigmatocystin contamination of pistachio nuts in orchards.
Inhibition of vacuolation toxin activity of Helicobacter pylori by iodine, nitrite and potentiation by sodium chloride, sterigmatocystin and fluoride.
ustus is toxigenic and produced several mycotoxins such as austdiol, austin, austocystin A, and sterigmatocystin (24-27).
chartarum or from closely related fungi (atranones B and E, satratoxin G, trichodermin, 7-[alpha]-hydroxytrichodermol, staplabin, and SMTP-7) and the known fungal toxins sterigmatocystin, citrinin, and ochratoxin A were each tested with Str.
versicolor does not produce aflatoxins, but it does produce a less potent toxin, sterigmatocystin, which is an aflatoxin precursor.
Using a prepared standard, they also demonstrated the feasibility of separating the mycotoxin sterigmatocystin, a potential carcinogenic precursor.
Inhibition of vacuolation toxin activity of heliobacter pylori by iodine, nitrite and potentiation by sodium chloride, sterigmatocystin and fluoride.