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mycotoxins

Mold And Health

Mold Allergy, Mycotoxins And Mold Infections How Do Moulds Affect Our Health? There are three ways in which mold can affect our health. These include allergy, mycotoxin poisoning and infections. Allergenic Reactions An allergy is an acquired sensitivity to allergenic…

Chaetomium species as indoor contaminants

Chaetomium species Chaetomium species are found worldwide in soil, dung, or decaying plants. Most species are prolific producers of the enzyme cellulase that breaks down cellulose. Destruction of paper and other materials containing cellulose (including foods, feeds, paper, textile, bird…

Mould and food spoilage

Mould not only contaminates our air but also contaminate our food. As the mould grows on food it produces enzymes that break down the food resulting to spoilage. In addition to enzymes, some moulds such as Aspergillus flavus also produce…