aspergillic acid


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aspergillic acid

[¦as·pər¦jil·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C12H20O2N2 A diketopiperazine-like antifungal antibiotic produced by certain strains of Aspergillus flavus.
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In addition, they are producers of secondary metabolites and mycotoxins (aflatoxins, ochratoxin, fusaric acid and fumonisin, aspergillic acid, hydroxyaspergillic acid, oxalic acid, terreic acid which are highly toxic and potential carcinogens [13, 14].
Aspergillic acid, a product of a strain of Aspergillus glavus.