Biosynthesis of Aspergillus Toxins — Non-Aflatoxins

  • Maurice O. Moss
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 69)

Abstract

Mycotoxins are a sub-set of the vast array of natural products referred to as secondary metabolites. The evolutionary origin and the role of secondary metabolites for the producing organisms are still areas of vigorous debate but there is a growing concensus that secondary metabolism will benefit the organism and this benefit will usually reflect the nature of the metabolites themselves (Vining, 1992).

Keywords

Secondary Metabolite Secondary Metabolism Fusarium Moniliforme Aspergillus Terreus Cyclopiazonic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice O. Moss
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  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesUniversity of SurreyGuildfordCanada

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