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Table 2 Acid reversion assay on breakdown products from AFB1-contaminated maize treated by P. ostreatus

From: Degradation of aflatoxin B1 from naturally contaminated maize using the edible fungus Pleurotus ostreatus

Experiment no. Time Strain
N001 Pearl Blue
1 Before 91.5 ± 2.3a 88.4 ± 1.3a 94.3 ± 1.0a
After 80.8 ± 3.0b 90.0 ± 1.7a 88.8 ± 1.3b
2 Before 84.1 ± 2.9a 84.2 ± 1.3b 94.4 ± 0.6b
After 80.4 ± 3.8a 91.3 ± 1.7a 99.0 ± 0.8a
  1. Values represent the mean ± standard error. Values not followed by the same letter within columns of the same experiment are significantly different (p < 0.05) by Tukey’s HSD