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A SURVEY OF SOME SPECIES OF ASPERGILLUS AND PENICILLIUM FOR PRODUCTION OF AFLATOXINS AND KOJIC ACID
ARMY NATICK LABS MA
A total of 165 fungus strains representing 14 species of Aspergillus and 7 species of Penicillium were screened for production of aflatoxins and kojic acid in a defined medium. Aflatoxins were obtained only from two of the species of Aspergillus and from none of the species of Penicillium examined. Kojic acid was of more general occurrence, being obtained from strains of 9 species of Aspergillus and of 4 species of Penicillium.
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