Shape and Size
Conidia dimensions: 2-3.5 microns.
Aspergillus clavatus NRRL 1, linear DNA, RefSeq NZ_AAKD00000000.3, Size 27.86 Mb, GC% 27.86, Protein 9,121,tRNA 9,121, Gene 9,121, Pseudogene 23 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/NZ_AAKD00000000.3
patulin is found in apples and apple products such as juices, jams, and ciders. Also found in fruits including cherries, blueberries, plums, bananas, strawberries, and grapes.
The organism produces patulin, cytochalasins and the tremorgenic mycotoxins tryptoquivaline, tryptoquivalone and related compounds. A. clavatus is a recognized health hazard to workers in the malting industry. Inhalation of large numbers of highly allergenic spores can cause respiratory diseases such as bronchitis, emphyema or malt worker s lung, a serious occupational extrinsic allergic alveolitis.
Headaches, migraines, brain lesions, Chronic fatigue, exhaustion, Irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, sharp abdominal pains, stomach lesions, Joint and muscle stiffness, pain and weakness.
Affected Body Organs
CNS, gastrointestinal organs, joints, muscles