Aspergillus

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Synonyms for Aspergillus

genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals

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For instance, the industrial strains of Aspergilli including Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus awamori and Aspergillus aculeatus have been successfully used in cost-effective production of various products in food and beverage, animal feed and paper-and-pulp industries (12), (13).
Ismail MA, Taligoola HK and R Nakamya Mycobiota associated with baby food products imported into Uganda with special reference to aflatoxigenic Aspergilli and aflatoxins.
Although some of black Aspergilli cause food spoilage, several are used in the fermentation industry to produce hydrolytic enzymes, such as amylases or lipases, and organic acids, such as citric acid and gluconic acid (6).
A fascinating and widely diverse group of fungi, the aspergilli range from species used in making soy sauce and enzymes to others that are among the most potent pathogens.
Aspergilli and lignocellulosics: Enzymology and biotechnological applications.
A convenient method for assessing mycotoxin production in cultures of Aspergilli and Penicillia.
Although aspergilli are ubiquitous in the environment, only eight species are known to have been involved in human infections.
For penicillia and aspergilli, this method requires subculturing of purified organisms on specialized media for seven to 14 days, followed by microscopic examination by a trained mycologist.