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Cercosporin is a polyketide phytotoxin. It is activated by light. Once activated it reacts with oxygen to produce toxic oxygen species such as O2 or O2-. Production of reactive oxygen species leads to peroxidation of lipids in the plant cell membranes.Source: Cercospora sp.
What does fermentation mean? Fermentation (from latin fermentare) is generally defined as a conversion of material under aerobic or anaerobic conditions influenced by micro-organisms. "Micro-organism" is a collective term for usually ...
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites of molds fungis which have a very toxic effect on human being. The species of Mycotoxins subdivide to aflatoxins, fumonisines, ochratoxins and fusarium toxins. The name ...