Journal of Biotechnology & Bioresearch

Review on (Yelow Pigment) Citrinin

Submission: October 10, 2018;Published: November 26, 2018


Many of the fungal species producing mycotoxin. Citrinin is produced by Penicillium, Aspergillus and Monascus species. It is a yellow pigmented mycotoxin and having antimicrobial, antioxidant activity. It is used in the production of rice wine preparation which is used as fish and meat preservative. Thus, the present review focused on Citrinin.

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