Paecilotoxin production in clinical or terrestrial isolates of Paecilomyces lilacinus strains
10.1007/BF00436225 Cite this article as: Mikami, Y., Yazawa, K., Fukushima, K. et al. Mycopathologia (1989) 108: 195. doi:10.1007/BF00436225 Abstract
The production of paecilotoxin from various isolates of
Paecilomyces lilacinus was studied using three different media and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Alkaline medium was found to be suitable for the production of the toxins. Among 20 strains tested, 19 including four clinical isolates were found to produce the toxins. Production patterns of paecilotoxins were very similar in each strain and the main toxins were A and B. Key words Paecilomyces lilacinus paecilotoxin distribution HPLC clinical isolates entomopathogenic nematode-killing fungi References
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