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Advances in Microbiology

Sclerotia Formation and Toxin Production in Large Sclerotial Aspergillus flavus Isolates from Kenya

Author(s): S. A. Okoth, B. Nyongesa, V. Joutsjoki, H. Korhonen, V. Ayugi, E. K. Kang’ethe ABSTRACT We studied the relationship between sclerotia formation and aflatoxin production by Aspergillusflavus strains isolated from maize kernels from Nandi County. Isolates recovered from maize … Continue reading

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A Comparative Study on Chemical Composition and Pharmacological Effects of Paecilomyces hepiali and Wild Ophiocordyceps sinensis

Author(s) : Alfred Chioza, Shoji Ohga ABSTRACT This study looked at comparison of chemical components and pharmacological activity between wildOphiocordyceps sinensis and Paecilomyces hepiali. The chemical components investigated included amino acids, vitamins, dietary elements, protein, lipid, ash, carbohydrates, crude fibre, ergosterol and … Continue reading

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