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- Garba, Betchem, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Food control 2017 v.75 pp. 92-98
- Aspergillus flavus; Bacillus subtilis; aflatoxin B1; bacteria; biodegradation; carbon; coumarin; culture media; food grains; heat stability; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; nucleotide sequences; peptidase K; proteins; ribosomal RNA; sequence analysis; soil sampling
- ... Aflatoxins are type of mycotoxins mainly produced by Aspergillus flavus and a common contaminant of food and grain, posing a serious economic and health problem worldwide. In order to find efficient bacteria to remove or detoxify these mycotoxins, a bacterial strain capable of degrading aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) was isolated from soil samples using a culture medium containing coumarin as the sole carbon ...