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Aflatoxin, an Aspergillus toxin

What is Aflatoxin? Aflatoxin is a type of mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus. Aspergillus is found on soil, decaying vegetation, dirt, hay, and on rotten grain products. Then it invades organic substrates when favorable conditions for its growth are reached. That will include increased temperature and increased moisture content. Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus are the […]