aspergillus flavus

Summary

Summary: A species of imperfect fungi which grows on peanuts and other plants and produces the carcinogenic substance aflatoxin. It is also used in the production of the antibiotic flavicin.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus species isolated from maize kernels from three agro-ecological zones in Nigeria
    Joseph Atehnkeng
    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, PMB 5320, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Food Microbiol 122:74-84. 2008
  2. pmc Beyond aflatoxin: four distinct expression patterns and functional roles associated with Aspergillus flavus secondary metabolism gene clusters
    D Ryan Georgianna
    Department of Plant Pathology, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Mol Plant Pathol 11:213-26. 2010
  3. ncbi The effect of elevated temperature on gene transcription and aflatoxin biosynthesis
    D R Georgianna
    Department of Plant Pathology, Box 7567, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7567, USA
    Mycologia 99:232-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Tight control of mycotoxin biosynthesis gene expression in Aspergillus flavus by temperature as revealed by RNA-Seq
    Jiujiang Yu
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service ARS, US Department of Agriculture USDA, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 322:145-9. 2011
  5. pmc Distinct roles for VeA and LaeA in development and pathogenesis of Aspergillus flavus
    Saori Amaike
    Department of Plant Patholog, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1598, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 8:1051-60. 2009
  6. pmc Loss of msnA, a putative stress regulatory gene, in Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus increased production of conidia, aflatoxins and kojic acid
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 3:82-104. 2011
  7. ncbi Proteomic analysis of the maize rachis: potential roles of constitutive and induced proteins in resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation
    Olga Pechanova
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Proteomics 11:114-27. 2011
  8. ncbi Sexual reproduction in Aspergillus flavus
    Bruce W Horn
    National Peanut Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Dawson, Georgia 39842, USA
    Mycologia 101:423-9. 2009
  9. pmc Lack of host specialization in Aspergillus flavus
    R J St Leger
    Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742 4454, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:320-4. 2000
  10. ncbi Aspergillus flavus: human pathogen, allergen and mycotoxin producer
    M T Hedayati
    Department of Medical Mycology and Parasitology, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
    Microbiology 153:1677-92. 2007

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  1. ncbi Distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus species isolated from maize kernels from three agro-ecological zones in Nigeria
    Joseph Atehnkeng
    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, PMB 5320, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Food Microbiol 122:74-84. 2008
    ..When agro-ecological zones were compared, B-aflatoxins were significantly (P<0.05) higher in SGS than in NGS, and intermediate in maize samples from the DS agro-ecological zone...
  2. pmc Beyond aflatoxin: four distinct expression patterns and functional roles associated with Aspergillus flavus secondary metabolism gene clusters
    D Ryan Georgianna
    Department of Plant Pathology, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Mol Plant Pathol 11:213-26. 2010
    ..It has been possible to infer the presence of 55 gene clusters associated with secondary metabolism in Aspergillus flavus; however, only three metabolic pathways-aflatoxin, cyclopiazonic acid (CPA) and aflatrem-have been assigned ..
  3. ncbi The effect of elevated temperature on gene transcription and aflatoxin biosynthesis
    D R Georgianna
    Department of Plant Pathology, Box 7567, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7567, USA
    Mycologia 99:232-9. 2007
    ..biosynthesis, we monitored the accumulation of aflatoxin and the expression of more than 5000 genes in Aspergillus flavus at 28 C and 37 C. A total of 144 genes were expressed differentially (P < 0...
  4. ncbi Tight control of mycotoxin biosynthesis gene expression in Aspergillus flavus by temperature as revealed by RNA-Seq
    Jiujiang Yu
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service ARS, US Department of Agriculture USDA, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 322:145-9. 2011
    ..understand the effect of temperature on mycotoxin biosynthesis, RNA-Seq technology was used to profile the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome under different temperature conditions...
  5. pmc Distinct roles for VeA and LaeA in development and pathogenesis of Aspergillus flavus
    Saori Amaike
    Department of Plant Patholog, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1598, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 8:1051-60. 2009
    b>Aspergillus flavus, a mycotoxigenic filamentous fungus, colonizes several important agricultural crops, such as maize and peanuts...
  6. pmc Loss of msnA, a putative stress regulatory gene, in Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus increased production of conidia, aflatoxins and kojic acid
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 3:82-104. 2011
    Production of the harmful carcinogenic aflatoxins by Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus flavus has been postulated to be a mechanism to relieve oxidative stress. The msnA gene of A. parasiticus and A...
  7. ncbi Proteomic analysis of the maize rachis: potential roles of constitutive and induced proteins in resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation
    Olga Pechanova
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Proteomics 11:114-27. 2011
    Infection of the maize (Zea mays L.) with aflatoxigenic fungus Aspergillus flavus and consequent contamination with carcinogenic aflatoxin is a persistent and serious agricultural problem causing disease and significant crop losses ..
  8. ncbi Sexual reproduction in Aspergillus flavus
    Bruce W Horn
    National Peanut Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Dawson, Georgia 39842, USA
    Mycologia 101:423-9. 2009
    b>Aspergillus flavus is the major producer of carcinogenic aflatoxins in crops worldwide and is also an important opportunistic human pathogen in aspergillosis...
  9. pmc Lack of host specialization in Aspergillus flavus
    R J St Leger
    Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742 4454, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:320-4. 2000
    ..We evaluated isolates of Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, and Aspergillus nidulans for their ability to infect bean leaves, corn kernels, and ..
  10. ncbi Aspergillus flavus: human pathogen, allergen and mycotoxin producer
    M T Hedayati
    Department of Medical Mycology and Parasitology, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
    Microbiology 153:1677-92. 2007
    ..In certain locales and hospitals, Aspergillus flavus is more common in air than A. fumigatus, for unclear reasons. After A. fumigatus, A...
  11. pmc High resolution genotyping of clinical Aspergillus flavus isolates from India using microsatellites
    Shivaprakash M Rudramurthy
    Mycology Division, Department of Medical Microbiology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    PLoS ONE 6:e16086. 2011
    Worldwide, Aspergillus flavus is the second leading cause of allergic, invasive and colonizing fungal diseases in humans. However, it is the most common species causing fungal rhinosinusitis and eye infections in tropical countries...
  12. pmc NsdC and NsdD affect Aspergillus flavus morphogenesis and aflatoxin production
    Jeffrey W Cary
    USDA, ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 11:1104-11. 2012
    ..also play a role in asexual development in the agriculturally important aflatoxin (AF)-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus. We found that both NsdC and NsdD are required for production of asexual sclerotia, normal aflatoxin ..
  13. ncbi Extracellular biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using Aspergillus flavus NJP08: a mechanism perspective
    Navin Jain
    Centre for Biotechnology, Department of Biological Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan 333031, India
    Nanoscale 3:635-41. 2011
    ..an eco-friendly and low cost protocol for synthesis of silver nanoparticles using the cell-free filtrate of Aspergillus flavus NJP08 when supplied with aqueous silver (Ag+) ions...
  14. ncbi Aspergillus flavus: an emerging non-fumigatus Aspergillus species of significance
    Suganthini Krishnan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Mycoses 52:206-22. 2009
    ..The second most frequent (approximately 15-20%) pathogenic species is Aspergillus flavus and to a lesser extent, Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus terreus...
  15. pmc Top-down identification and quantification of stable isotope labeled proteins from Aspergillus flavus using online nano-flow reversed-phase liquid chromatography coupled to a LTQ-FTICR mass spectrometer
    Timothy S Collier
    W M Keck FT ICR Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Anal Chem 80:4994-5001. 2008
    ..describe the qualitative and quantitative top-down characterization of proteins derived from SILAC-labeled Aspergillus flavus using nanoflow reversed-phase liquid chromatography directly coupled to a linear ion trap Fourier transform ..
  16. ncbi A protective endophyte of maize: Acremonium zeae antibiotics inhibitory to Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides
    Donald T Wicklow
    USDA, ARS, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Mycol Res 109:610-8. 2005
    The maize endophyte Acremonium zeae is antagonistic to kernel rotting and mycotoxin producing fungi Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides in cultural tests for antagonism, and interferes with A...
  17. ncbi Aspergillus flavus
    Saori Amaike
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 49:107-33. 2011
    b>Aspergillus flavus is saprophytic soil fungus that infects and contaminates preharvest and postharvest seed crops with the carcinogenic secondary metabolite aflatoxin...
  18. ncbi Allergic Aspergillus flavus rhinosinusitis: a case report from Qatar
    Saad J Taj-Aldeen
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hamad Medical Corporation, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 260:331-5. 2003
    ..We present a case of allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFS) caused by Aspergillus flavus. The clinical manifestation of the disease was the presence of an extensive left nasal polyp...
  19. ncbi Effects of laeA deletion on Aspergillus flavus conidial development and hydrophobicity may contribute to loss of aflatoxin production
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, LA 70124, United States
    Fungal Biol 116:298-307. 2012
    ..We found that although Aspergillus flavus CA14 laeA deletion mutants showed no aflatoxin production, expression of some of the early genes involved in ..
  20. ncbi Amphotericin B in vitro resistance is associated with fatal Aspergillus flavus infection
    Ines Hadrich
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire Parasitaire et Fongique, Faculte de Medecine, Sfax, Tunisia
    Med Mycol 50:829-34. 2012
    ..To do so, we determined the in vitro susceptibility to amphotericin B (AMB) of 37 Aspergillus flavus isolates from 14 patients with haematological malignancies diagnosed with proven or probable IA, of which 13 ..
  21. ncbi Differentiation of aflatoxin-producing and non-producing strains of Aspergillus flavus group
    G Criseo
    Department of Microbiological, Genetic and Molecular Sciences, University of Messina, Salita Sperone 31 98166 S Agata, Messina, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 33:291-5. 2001
    Three conventional methods and a multiplex PCR procedure with a set of four primers (Quadruplex-PCR) were used to differentiate between aflatoxin-producing and non-producing strains of the Aspergillus flavus group.
  22. ncbi Sources of resistance to aflatoxin production in maize
    K M Tubajika
    Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 49:2652-6. 2001
    ..SDS-PAGE, scanning electron microscopy of kernel cuticle, amount of kernel wax, Aspergillus flavus kernel colonization, Aspergillus ear rot, insect damage, aflatoxin production, and their relationships were ..
  23. pmc Molecular characterization of aflR, a regulatory locus for aflatoxin biosynthesis
    C P Woloshuk
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
    Appl Environ Microbiol 60:2408-14. 1994
    Aflatoxins belong to a family of decaketides that are produced as secondary metabolites by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus...
  24. pmc Morphological transitions governed by density dependence and lipoxygenase activity in Aspergillus flavus
    S Horowitz Brown
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Plant Pathology, UW Madison, 1550 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5674-85. 2008
    b>Aspergillus flavus differentiates to produce asexual dispersing spores (conidia) or overwintering survival structures called sclerotia...
  25. pmc The mechanism of antifungal action of essential oil from dill (Anethum graveolens L.) on Aspergillus flavus
    Jun Tian
    Key Laboratory of Combinatorial Biosynthesis and Drug Discovery, Ministry of Education, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Products, Wuhan University, Wuhan, PR China
    PLoS ONE 7:e30147. 2012
    ..of the antifungal action further, the effect of the essential oil on the plasma membrane and mitochondria of Aspergillus flavus was investigated...
  26. ncbi Isolation of bacterial antagonists of Aspergillus flavus from almonds
    Jeffrey D Palumbo
    Plant Mycotoxin Research Unit, Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Microb Ecol 52:45-52. 2006
    ..almond orchard samples to evaluate their potential antifungal activity against aflatoxin-producing Aspergillus flavus. Fungal populations from the same samples were examined to determine the incidence of aflatoxigenic ..
  27. ncbi Detection of transcripts of the aflatoxin genes aflD, aflO, and aflP by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction allows differentiation of aflatoxin-producing and non-producing isolates of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus
    Barbara Scherm
    Department of Plant Protection, Center for Biotechnology Development and Biodiversity Research, University of Sassari, Via De Nicola 9, I 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 98:201-10. 2005
    ..chain reaction) technique to differentiate aflatoxin-producing from aflatoxin-non-producing strains of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus...
  28. pmc Improved protocols for functional analysis in the pathogenic fungus Aspergillus flavus
    Zhu Mei He
    Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:104. 2007
    An available whole genome sequence for Aspergillus flavus provides the opportunity to characterize factors involved in pathogenicity and to elucidate the regulatory networks involved in aflatoxin biosynthesis...
  29. ncbi Expression and functional characterization of two pathogenesis-related protein 10 genes from Zea mays
    Yu Rong Xie
    Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, 302 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Plant Physiol 167:121-30. 2010
    ..darkness and wounding during the 16-h treatments, and biotic stresses such as Erwinia stewartii and Aspergillus flavus infection. However, ZmPR10...
  30. ncbi Effect of Zataria multiflora Boiss. essential oil on growth and aflatoxin formation by Aspergillus flavus in culture media and cheese
    Hassan Gandomi
    Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:2397-400. 2009
    ..essential oil (EO) against growth, spore production and aflatoxin formation by Aspergillus flavus ATCC 15546 was investigated in synthetic media as well as Iranian ultra-filtered white cheese in brine...
  31. pmc Keratitis due to Aspergillus flavus: clinical profile, molecular identification of fungal strains and detection of aflatoxin production
    George Leema
    Department of Animal Science, School of Life Sciences, Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu, India
    Mol Vis 16:843-54. 2010
    To document the clinical profile of patients with keratitis due to Aspergillus flavus and to elaborate on differences in the aflatoxin-producing potential of keratitis strains versus environmental strains of A. flavus.
  32. ncbi Genes differentially expressed by Aspergillus flavus strains after loss of aflatoxin production by serial transfers
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 77:917-25. 2007
    Aflatoxins are carcinogenic fungal secondary metabolites produced by Aspergillus flavus and other closely related species...
  33. ncbi Nonaflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus TX9-8 competitively prevents aflatoxin accumulation by A. flavus isolates of large and small sclerotial morphotypes
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 114:275-9. 2007
    ..No decrease in aflatoxin accumulation was apparent when TX9-8 was inoculated 24 h after toxigenic L- or S strain A. flavus isolates started growing. The competitive effect likely is due to TX9-8 outgrowing toxigenic A. flavus isolates...
  34. ncbi A maize trypsin inhibitor (ZmTIp) with limited activity against Aspergillus flavus
    R L Baker
    Department of Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, USA
    J Food Prot 72:185-8. 2009
    Infection of maize both pre- and postharvest by Aspergillus flavus is a severe agricultural problem in the southern United States. Aflatoxins are secondary metabolites produced by A...
  35. ncbi Development of a GFP-expressing Aspergillus flavus strain to study fungal invasion, colonization, and resistance in cottonseed
    Kanniah Rajasekaran
    USDA, ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, 1100 Robert E Lee Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Mycopathologia 165:89-97. 2008
    Cotton bolls were inoculated with a green fluorescent protein (GFP)-expressing Aspergillus flavus (strain 70) to monitor fungal growth, mode of entry, colonization of cottonseeds, and production of aflatoxins...
  36. ncbi Aspergillus flavus genomics: gateway to human and animal health, food safety, and crop resistance to diseases
    Jiujiang Yu
    USDA ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Rev Iberoam Micol 22:194-202. 2005
    b>Aspergillus flavus is an imperfect filamentous fungus that is an opportunistic pathogen causing invasive and non-invasive aspergillosis in humans, animals, and insects. It also causes allergic reactions in humans. A...
  37. ncbi Oxygenase coordination is required for morphological transition and the host-fungus interaction of Aspergillus flavus
    Sigal Horowitz Brown
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison 53706 1598, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22:882-94. 2009
    ..Recent characterization of an Aspergillus flavus lipoxygenase gene, lox, revealed its importance in maintaining a density-dependent morphology switch from ..
  38. ncbi PR10 expression in maize and its effect on host resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin production
    Zhi Yuan Chen
    Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Plant Pathol 11:69-81. 2010
    Maize (Zea mays L.) is a major crop susceptible to Aspergillus flavus infection and subsequent contamination with aflatoxins, the potent carcinogenic secondary metabolites of the fungus...
  39. ncbi The effect of temperature on Natural Antisense Transcript (NAT) expression in Aspergillus flavus
    Carrie A Smith
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
    Curr Genet 54:241-69. 2008
    ..Analysis of currently available EST sequences suggests that 352 cis NATs are present in Aspergillus flavus. An Affymetrix GeneChip microarray containing probes for these cis NATs, as well as all predicted genes in A...
  40. ncbi A polyphasic approach to the identification of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic strains of Aspergillus Section Flavi isolated from Portuguese almonds
    Paula Rodrigues
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre for Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Int J Food Microbiol 129:187-93. 2009
    ..isolates (42%) had yellow-green colonies and smooth to finely rough globose conidia, and were classified as Aspergillus flavus. Chemical characterization involved the screening of the isolates for aflatoxins B (AFB) and G (AFG), and ..
  41. ncbi Amino acid supplementation reveals differential regulation of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus NRRL 3357 and Aspergillus parasiticus SRRC 143
    J R Wilkinson
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, PO Box 9650, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 74:1308-19. 2007
    Aflatoxins are toxic and carcinogenic secondary metabolites produced by the fungi Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus...
  42. ncbi Potential of Aspergillus flavus genomics for applications in biotechnology
    Thomas E Cleveland
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, 1100 Robert E Lee Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 27:151-7. 2009
    b>Aspergillus flavus is a common saprophyte and opportunistic pathogen that produces numerous secondary metabolites. The primary objectives of the A...
  43. ncbi Mycotoxins in edible tree nuts
    Russell J Molyneux
    Western Regional Research Center, ARS USDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 119:72-8. 2007
    ..flavus to biosynthesize aflatoxins, thus ensuring levels at or below regulatory limits and maintaining export markets for U.S. tree nuts...
  44. ncbi Detection of alternative splice variants at the proteome level in Aspergillus flavus
    Kung Yen Chang
    Bioinformatics Research Center, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, and W M Keck FT ICR MS Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    J Proteome Res 9:1209-17. 2010
    ..We computationally predicted an exhaustive list of putative isoforms of Aspergillus flavus proteins from 20 371 expressed sequence tags to investigate whether an alternative splicing protein database ..
  45. ncbi Ethylene inhibited aflatoxin biosynthesis is due to oxidative stress alleviation and related to glutathione redox state changes in Aspergillus flavus
    J Q Huang
    Oil Crops Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Laboratory for Biological Sciences of Oil Crops, Ministry of Agriculture, Wuhan, 430062, China
    Int J Food Microbiol 130:17-21. 2009
    ..ROS) formation, cellular redox status, and enzymes involved in glutathione consumption and regeneration in Aspergillus flavus was investigated. The results demonstrated that CEPA dose dependently inhibited aflatoxin B(1) production...
  46. ncbi Phytochemical inhibition of aflatoxigenicity in Aspergillus flavus by constituents of walnut (Juglans regia)
    Noreen Mahoney
    Plant Mycotoxin Research Unit, Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:1882-9. 2004
    ..was investigated for endogenous phytochemical constituents capable of inhibiting aflatoxigenesis in Aspergillus flavus. The activity, located entirely in the pellicle (seed coat), was extractable to various degrees with polar ..
  47. ncbi Complex regulation of the aflatoxin biosynthesis gene cluster of Aspergillus flavus in relation to various combinations of water activity and temperature
    Markus Schmidt-Heydt
    Max Rubner Institute, Haid und Neu Str 9, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 135:231-7. 2009
    ..These two groups were co-ordinately localized within the aflatoxin gene cluster. The ratio of aflR/aflJ expression was correlated with increased aflatoxin biosynthesis...
  48. ncbi Comparison of constitutive and inducible maize kernel proteins of genotypes resistant or susceptible to aflatoxin production
    Z Y Chen
    Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    J Food Prot 64:1785-92. 2001
    ..However, significantly lower levels of aflatoxin production in embryo-killed resistant kernels than in susceptible ones suggest that, in reality, high levels of constitutive antifungal proteins are indispensable to kernel resistance...
  49. ncbi A USA-Africa collaborative strategy for identifying, characterizing, and developing maize germplasm with resistance to aflatoxin contamination
    Abebe Menkir
    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, USDA ARS, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    Mycopathologia 162:225-32. 2006
    Aflatoxin contamination of maize by Aspergillus flavus poses serious potential economic losses in the US and health hazards to humans, particularly in West Africa...
  50. ncbi Function and regulation of aflJ in the accumulation of aflatoxin early pathway intermediate in Aspergillus flavus
    W Du
    Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7616, USA
    Food Addit Contam 24:1043-50. 2007
    ..Further, aflJ transcription was regulated by aflR. Over-expression of aflR resulted in elevated aflJ transcription. aflJ appears to modulate the regulation of early genes in aflatoxin biosynthesis...
  51. ncbi Nosocomial aspergillosis in outbreak settings
    R P Vonberg
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 63:246-54. 2006
    ..Species identified most often were Aspergillus fumigatus (154 patients) and Aspergillus flavus (101 patients). Haematological malignancies were the predominant underlying diseases (299 individuals)...
  52. ncbi Protein profiles and antifungal activities of kernel extracts from corn genotypes resistant and susceptible to Aspergillus flavus
    B Z Guo
    Plant Resistance Germplasm Enhancement Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Tifton, Georgia 31793, USA
    J Food Prot 61:98-102. 1998
    Mechanisms of resistance to infection by the fungus Aspergillus flavus and accumulation of aflatoxin were studied in kernels of resistant (GT-MAS:gk, Mp420) and susceptible ( Pioneer 3154, Deltapine G-4666) corn genotypes...
  53. ncbi Nannocystis exedens: a potential biocompetitive agent against Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus
    W J Taylor
    Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Food Science and Technology, Food Safety Center, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37919, USA
    J Food Prot 64:1030-4. 2001
    This study examined the potential for controlling toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus by biological means using a myxobacterium commonly found in soil. The ability of Nannocystis exedens to antagonize A...
  54. pmc A study on trypsin, Aspergillus flavus and Bacillus sp. protease inhibitory activity in Cassia tora (L.) syn Senna tora (L.) Roxb. seed extract
    Vinayak R Tripathi
    Centre of Excellence in Microbiology, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad 224001, Uttar Pradesh, India
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:56. 2011
    ..The present study explores the protease inhibitory activity of the above plant seeds against trypsin, Aspergillus flavus and Bacillus sp. proteases.
  55. ncbi Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis: a report of 8 cases
    Saad J Taj-Aldeen
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Microbiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Am J Otolaryngol 25:213-8. 2004
    ..Associated fungi were 4 cases of Aspergillus flavus; a case each of Aspergillus niger and Bipolaris hawaiiensis, mixed colonization with B...
  56. pmc A public platform for the verification of the phenotypic effect of candidate genes for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation and Aspergillus flavus infection in maize
    Marilyn L Warburton
    Corn Host Plant Resistance Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, MS 39762, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 3:754-65. 2011
    A public candidate gene testing pipeline for resistance to aflatoxin accumulation or Aspergillus flavus infection in maize is presented here...
  57. ncbi What does genetic diversity of Aspergillus flavus tell us about Aspergillus oryzae?
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 138:189-99. 2010
    b>Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus oryzae belong to Aspergillus section Flavi. They are closely related and are of significant economic importance...
  58. ncbi Differences in fungicidal efficiency against Aspergillus flavus for neutralized and acidic electrolyzed oxidizing waters
    Ke Xiong
    College of Food Science and Nutritional Engineering, China Agricultural University, P O Box 40, No 17 Qing hua dong lu, Hai Dian, Beijing 100083, PR China
    Int J Food Microbiol 137:67-75. 2010
    ..are electrolyzed oxidizing waters (EOW) that have significantly different fungicidal efficiencies against Aspergillus flavus (A...
  59. ncbi Molecular characterisation of cyp51A and cyp51B genes coding for P450 14alpha-lanosterol demethylases A (CYP51Ap) and B (CYP51Bp) from voriconazole-resistant laboratory isolates of Aspergillus flavus
    Suganthini Krishnan-Natesan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 32:519-24. 2008
    b>Aspergillus flavus is the second most common Aspergillus spp. causing invasive infections in immunocompromised patients...
  60. ncbi Cerebral aspergillosis diagnosed by detection of Aspergillus flavus-specific DNA, galactomannan and (1-->3)-beta-D-glucan in clinical specimens
    Zia U Khan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 56:129-32. 2007
    A case of cerebral aspergillosis was diagnosed by the detection of Aspergillus flavus-specific DNA in brain biopsy and serum specimens...
  61. ncbi Effects of citral on Aspergillus flavus spores by quasi-elastic light scattering and multiplex microanalysis techniques
    Man Luo
    College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, China
    Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai) 36:277-83. 2004
    Citral refined from Litsea cubeba oil has been found to have a strong influence on fungi, especially Aspergillus flavus. Multiplex microanalysis and quasi-elastic light scattering techniques were applied to study the effects of citral on ..
  62. ncbi Inhibition of growth and mycotoxin production of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus by extracts of Agave species
    Eduardo Sanchez
    Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Apdo Postal 124 F, San Nicolas, N L 66451, Mexico
    Int J Food Microbiol 98:271-9. 2005
    ..However, concentrations lower than the MIC drastically inhibited production of aflatoxins in culture medium or in corn. Half of the MIC inhibited 99% of the production of aflatoxins and 85% of cyclopiazonic acid...
  63. pmc Developing resistance to aflatoxin in maize and cottonseed
    Jeffrey W Cary
    United States Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 3:678-96. 2011
    ..This review will present information on preharvest control strategies that utilize both breeding and native resistance identification approaches in maize as well as transgenic approaches in cotton...
  64. ncbi Population ecology of Aspergillus flavus associated with Mississippi Delta soils
    R M Zablotowicz
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Weed Science Research Unit, Stonevillem, MS 38776, USA
    Food Addit Contam 24:1102-8. 2007
    Understanding the source of Aspergillus flavus is required to manage aflatoxin contamination of maize (Zea mays L.). Studies assessed A. flavus propagules, Fusarium spp., and total fungi associated with Mississippi Delta soils...
  65. ncbi Molecular phylogeny and phenotypic variability of clinical and environmental strains of Aspergillus flavus
    Sarah S Gonçalves
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Fungal Biol 116:1146-55. 2012
    b>Aspergillus flavus is the second most common cause of aspergillosis infection in immunocompromised patients and is responsible for the production of aflatoxins. Little is known about the population structure of A...
  66. ncbi Molecular and biochemical characterization of Iranian surfactin-producing Bacillus subtilis isolates and evaluation of their biocontrol potential against Aspergillus flavus and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
    Matin Mohammadipour
    Department of Microbial Biotechnology and Biosafety, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran ABRII, Mahdasht Road, Karaj, Iran
    Can J Microbiol 55:395-404. 2009
    ..chromatography (HPLC) analyses, and the isolates' biocontrol effects against the aflatoxin-producing agent Aspergillus flavus and the citrus antracnosis agent Colletotrichum gloeosporioides were studied. In total, 290 B...
  67. ncbi Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus colonization and aflatoxin (AfB1) in peanut by methyleugenol
    P Sudhakar
    Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Tirupati 517 502, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 47:63-7. 2009
    ..flavus and aflatoxin synthesis. This chemical can be used as both prophylactic or post infection spray on peanut pods before storage. It is the first report on the inhibition of A. flavus by methyleugenol on peanut...
  68. ncbi Fluorescent viability stains to probe the metabolic status of aflatoxigenic fungus in dual culture of Aspergillus flavus and Pichia anomala
    Sui Sheng T Hua
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Mycopathologia 171:133-8. 2011
    The metabolic activity of the aflatoxigenic fungus, Aspergillus flavus co-cultured with the biocontrol yeast, Pichia anomala was examined using several viability stains...
  69. ncbi Mycetoma in South India: retrospective analysis of 13 cases and description of two cases caused by unusual pathogens: Neoscytalidium dimidiatum and Aspergillus flavus
    Somanath Padhi
    Department of Pathology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Dermatol 49:1289-96. 2010
    ..The disease is characterized by triad of tumefaction, discharging sinuses, and grains...
  70. ncbi Soil fungi of some low-altitude desert cotton fields and ability of their extracts to inhibit Aspergillus flavus
    M A Klich
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Mycopathologia 142:97-100. 1998
    Soil is presumed to be a major source of inoculum for Aspergillus flavus which contaminates cottonseed and produces the potent carcinogen, aflatoxin...
  71. ncbi In vitro susceptibility of 188 clinical and environmental isolates of Aspergillus flavus for the new triazole isavuconazole and seven other antifungal drugs
    M R Shivaprakash
    Mycology Division, Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Mycoses 54:e583-9. 2011
    ..Recently isavuconazole, an experimental triazole agent, was found to be active against Aspergillus species. As Aspergillus flavus is the second-most common Aspergillus species isolated from human infection and the fungus has not been ..
  72. ncbi Chemoprevention by essential oil of turmeric leaves (Curcuma longa L.) on the growth of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin production
    S Sindhu
    Indian Institute of Spices Research, P O Box 1701, Marikunnu P O, Calicut 673 012, Kerala, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 49:1188-92. 2011
    ..1, 0.5, 0.75, 1.0 and 1.5% (v/v) in Yeast Extract Sucrose (YES) broth inoculated with spore suspension of Aspergillus flavus of 10(6)conidia/ml. These were evaluated for their potential in the control of aflatoxigenic fungus A...
  73. ncbi Effect of sexual recombination on population diversity in aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus and evidence for cryptic heterokaryosis
    Rodrigo A Olarte
    Department of Plant Pathology, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:1453-76. 2012
    b>Aspergillus flavus is the major producer of carcinogenic aflatoxins (AFs) in crops worldwide. Natural populations of A...
  74. ncbi Aspergillus flavus keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    M S Sridhar
    Cornea Service, Hyderabad, India
    Am J Ophthalmol 129:802-4. 2000
    To report a case of fungal keratitis caused by Aspergillus flavus after laser in situ keratomileusis surgery.
  75. pmc The evolutionary imprint of domestication on genome variation and function of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae
    John G Gibbons
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
    Curr Biol 22:1403-9. 2012
    ..These results suggest that whereas animal and plant domestication was largely driven by Neolithic "genetic tinkering" of developmental pathways, microbe domestication was driven by extensive remodeling of metabolism...
  76. ncbi Comparison of cultural and analytical methods for determination of aflatoxin production by Mississippi Delta Aspergillus isolates
    Hamed K Abbas
    Crop Genetics and Production Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    Can J Microbiol 50:193-9. 2004
    ..The best results were obtained when the AV color change and CD fluorescence methods were used together, yielding an overall success rate comparable to TLC but without the need for chemical extraction and the time and expense of TLC...
  77. ncbi Volatile trans-2-hexenal, a soybean aldehyde, inhibits Aspergillus flavus growth and aflatoxin production in corn
    A J De Lucca
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Dept of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    J Food Sci 76:M381-6. 2011
    ..In vitro tests showed it significantly (P < 0.001) reduced Aspergillus flavus germinating conidial viability at 10 μM, with approximately 95% viability reduction observed at 20 μM...
  78. pmc Gene expression profiling and identification of resistance genes to Aspergillus flavus infection in peanut through EST and microarray strategies
    Baozhu Guo
    Crop Protection and Management Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Tifton, GA, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 3:737-53. 2011
    b>Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus infect peanut seeds and produce aflatoxins, which are associated with various diseases in domestic animals and humans throughout the world...
  79. ncbi Serial passage of the opportunistic pathogen Aspergillus flavus through an insect host yields decreased saprobic capacity
    Lisa R Scully
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 51:185-9. 2005
    ..early stages of the effect of host restriction on pathogen evolution, we subjected the opportunistic fungus Aspergillus flavus to a serial propagation scheme, whereby insect-virulent conidia were selected for repeated passage through ..
  80. ncbi Influence of lipids with and without other cottonseed reserve materials on aflatoxin B(1) production by Aspergillus flavus
    J E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, USDA ARS, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 48:3611-5. 2000
    ..in either crude or refined form, were found to support growth and aflatoxin B(1) production by Aspergillus flavus. When lipids were removed from ground whole cottonseed by petroleum ether extraction, aflatoxin production ..
  81. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of Aspergillus flavus sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery
    S J Vandecasteele
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Infect Dis 35:887-90. 2002
    We report the clinical data for 9 patients affected during an outbreak of Aspergillus flavus sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery...
  82. ncbi A survey on distribution and toxigenicity of Aspergillus flavus from indoor and outdoor hospital environments
    Asghar Sepahvand
    Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran 14115 331, Iran
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 56:527-34. 2011
    In the present study, genetic diversity and mycotoxin profiles of Aspergillus flavus isolated from air (indoors and outdoors), levels (surfaces), and soils of five hospitals in Southwest Iran were examined...
  83. ncbi Impact of Aspergillus section Flavi community structure on the development of lethal levels of aflatoxins in Kenyan maize (Zea mays)
    C Probst
    Department of Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 108:600-10. 2010
    ....
  84. ncbi Control of Aspergillus flavus with essential oil and methanol extract of Satureja hortensis
    Neslihan Dikbas
    Biotechnology Research and Application Centre, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Food Microbiol 124:179-82. 2008
    The essential oil and methanol extract of Satureja hortensis were tested for antifungal activity against Aspergillus flavus in vitro on Petri plates and liquid culture, and under storage conditions...
  85. ncbi Gene profiling for studying the mechanism of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus
    Jiujiang Yu
    USDA ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Food Addit Contam 24:1035-42. 2007
    Aflatoxins are toxic and carcinogenic polyketide metabolites produced by certain fungal species, including Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus...
  86. pmc Interactions of saprophytic yeasts with a nor mutant of Aspergillus flavus
    S S Hua
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:2738-40. 1999
    The nor mutant of Aspergillus flavus has a defective norsolorinic acid reductase, and thus the aflatoxin biosynthetic pathway is blocked, resulting in the accumulation of norsolorinic acid, a bright red-orange pigment...
  87. ncbi Bacillomycin D: an iturin with antifungal activity against Aspergillus flavus
    A L Moyne
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 209 Life Sciences Building, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 90:622-9. 2001
    In a search for an antifungal peptide with a high activity against Aspergillus flavus, Bacillus subtilis AU195 was selected from a collection of isolates with antagonistic activity against A. flavus.
  88. ncbi Efficacy of essential oils of Caesulia axillaris and Mentha arvensis against some storage pests causing biodeterioration of food commodities
    J Varma
    Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    Int J Food Microbiol 68:207-10. 2001
    ..been tested for their fumigant activity in the management of biodeterioration of stored wheat samples by Aspergillus flavus and the insect pests, Sitophilus oryzae and Tribolium castaneum, at 1300 and 600 ppm, respectively...
  89. ncbi Controlling food-contaminating fungi by targeting their antioxidative stress-response system with natural phenolic compounds
    Jong H Kim
    Plant Mycotoxin Research Unit, Western Regional Research Center, USDA ARS, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 70:735-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the use of such compounds for fungal control can reduce environmental and health risks associated with commercial fungicides, lower cost for control, and the probability for development of resistance...
  90. ncbi Characterization of Aspergillus flavus strains from Brazilian Brazil nuts and cashew by RAPD and ribosomal DNA analysis
    G E O Midorikawa
    Postgraduate program in Genomic Science and Biotechnology, Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:12-8. 2008
    The aim of this study was to determine the genetic variability in Aspergillus flavus populations from Brazil nut and cashew and develop a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) detection method.
  91. ncbi Nucleotide polymorphisms associated with Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) regions of ocular isolates of Aspergillus flavus
    R Bagyalakshmi
    Larsen and Toubro Microbiology Research Centre, Vision Research Foundation, No 18, College Road, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai 600006, India
    J Microbiol Methods 68:1-10. 2007
    To analyse the genetic similarity among ocular isolates of Aspergillus flavus by Polymerase chain reaction based Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and DNA sequencing.
  92. ncbi Genetic isolation among sympatric vegetative compatibility groups of the aflatoxin-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus
    L C Grubisha
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, School of Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona, PO Box 210036, Tucson, AZ 85721 0036, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:269-80. 2010
    b>Aspergillus flavus, a fungal pathogen of animals and both wild and economically important plants, is most recognized for producing aflatoxin, a cancer-causing secondary metabolite that contaminates food and animal feed globally...
  93. pmc Susceptibility testing of Aspergillus flavus: inoculum dependence with itraconazole and lack of correlation between susceptibility to amphotericin B in vitro and outcome in vivo
    J Mosquera
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Hope Hospital, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:1456-62. 2001
    We have attempted to validate in Aspergillus flavus the main in vitro methodologies that have been used to detect resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus. We developed a murine model with two A...
  94. pmc Absence of the aflatoxin biosynthesis gene, norA, allows accumulation of deoxyaflatoxin B1 in Aspergillus flavus cultures
    Kenneth C Ehrlich
    Southern Regional Research Center, ARS USDA, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 305:65-70. 2010
    ..that the aryl alcohol dehydrogenase NorA (AflE) encoded by the aflatoxin biosynthetic gene cluster in Aspergillus flavus affects the accumulation of aflatoxins in the final steps of aflatoxin biosynthesis...
  95. ncbi Biosorption characteristics of Aspergillus flavus biomass for removal of Pb(II) and Cu(II) ions from an aqueous solution
    Tamer Akar
    Department of Chemistry, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Meselik, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Bioresour Technol 97:1780-7. 2006
    The Pb(II) and Cu(II) biosorption characteristics of Aspergillus flavus fungal biomass were examined as a function of initial pH, contact time and initial metal ion concentration...
  96. ncbi Development and refinement of a high-efficiency gene-targeting system for Aspergillus flavus
    Perng Kuang Chang
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1100 Robert E Lee Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 81:240-6. 2010
    ..of the nonhomologous end-joining pathway and the orotidine monophosphate decarboxylase gene (pyrG) in Aspergillus flavus was established...
  97. pmc Microsatellite typing to trace Aspergillus flavus infections in a hematology unit
    Ines Hadrich
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire Parasitaire et Fongique, Faculte de Medecine de Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2396-401. 2010
    ..environment is instrumental in documenting the source of preventable health care-associated life-threatening Aspergillus flavus human infection clusters...
  98. ncbi Inhibition of growth of Aspergillus flavus and fungal alpha-amylases by a lectin-like protein from Lablab purpureus
    A M Fakhoury
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 14:955-61. 2001
    b>Aspergillus flavus is a fungal pathogen of maize causing an important ear rot disease when plants are exposed to drought and heat stress...
  99. ncbi Effect of intraspecific competition by Aspergillus flavus on aflatoxin formation in suspended disc culture
    Donald T Wicklow
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Mycol Res 107:617-23. 2003
    The ability of two non-aflatoxin producing strains of Aspergillus flavus to interfere with aflatoxin production by a toxigenic A. flavus strain was examined using a replacement series with suspended disc culture method...
  100. ncbi Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization
    Jay E Mellon
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 77:497-504. 2007
    b>Aspergillus flavus is a fungus that principally obtains resources for growth in a saprophytic mode...
  101. ncbi An aspergilloma caused by Aspergillus flavus
    A C Pasqualotto
    School of Medicine, The University of Manchester and Wythenshawe Hospital, The Regional Mycology Laboratory, Manchester, UK
    Med Mycol 46:275-8. 2008
    ..Almost all cases are caused by Aspergillus fumigatus. Here we report a patient with an aspergilloma which had Aspergillus flavus recovered from a surgical specimen and serum containing detectable precipitating antibody.

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  1. Role of VeA-Dependent Genes and Proteins in Mycotoxin Production and Development
    Ana M Calvo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aspergillus spp. produce resistant structures: sclerotia in Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus and fruiting bodies called cleistothecia in A. nidulans...
  2. SPECIES DIFFERENCE IN THE BIOTRANSFORMATION OF AFLATOXIN
    David Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Aflatoxins are mycotoxins produced by the common fungal molds, Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus...
  3. Remediation Process for Aflatoxin Contaminated Foods
    ADRIAN DENVIR; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Aflatoxins are naturally occurring mycotoxins produced by two types of mold: Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus...
  4. PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS--EVOLUTION AND STRAIN-TYPING
    John Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..species concepts are morphological, but our experience with Histoplasma capsulatum, Coccidioides immitis and Aspergillus flavus shows that a morphological species can harbor more than one genetically isolated species...
  5. PULMONARY TOXICOLOGY OF AFLATOXIN B1
    ROGER COULOMBE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    Aflatoxin Bl (AFBl) is a toxin produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus which is potently carcinogenic in a number of animal tissues...
  6. STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY AND DISTINGUISH FUNGAL PATHOGENS
    RHONDA HONEYCUTT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Candida species, 2) identification of Aspergillus species, and 3) identification of individual isolates of Aspergillus flavus and A. fumigatus...
  7. C.elegans as a model system forC.neoformans pathogenesis
    Eleftherios Mylonakis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because C. neoformanshas similarities with other pathogenic yeasts, we expect that our findings will facilitate the study of fungus/host interaction in general. ..
  8. Cellular & Molecular Fungal Biology 2008 Gordon Research Conference
    Nancy Keller; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  9. A C.elegans high-throughput assay for the identification of new antifungal agents
    Eleftherios Mylonakis; Fiscal Year: 2010
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