Production of patulin and griseofulvin by a strain of Penicillium griseofulvum in three different media
Production of patulin and griseofulvin by a strain of Penicillium griseofulvum is described. Mycelial dry weight, pH and production of patulin and griseofulvin were assayed in a minimal and a complete medium; patulin or griseofulvin production was assayed in apple juice.
KeywordsPenicillium Complete Medium Apple Juice Griseofulvin Patulin
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