African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12405

Full Length Research Paper

Obtaining mutant fungal strains of Aspergillus niger with high production of fructooligosaccharides (FOS) using ultraviolet light irradiation

Boris Gutarra Castillo
  • Boris Gutarra Castillo
  • Laboratorio de Biotecnología, Universidad Continental. Av. San Carlos 1980, Código Postal 12000. Huancayo, Junín, Perú.
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Marina Díez-Municio
  • Marina Díez-Municio
  • Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Alimentación, CIAL (CSIC-UAM), Campus de Canto blanco. 28049, Madrid, España.
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Juan Cisneros de la Cruz
  • Juan Cisneros de la Cruz
  • Laboratorio de Biotecnología, Universidad Continental. Av. San Carlos 1980, Código Postal 12000. Huancayo, Junín, Perú.
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Javier Moreno
  • Javier Moreno
  • Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Alimentación, CIAL (CSIC-UAM), Campus de Canto blanco. 28049, Madrid, España.
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  •  Received: 26 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 04 August 2017
  •  Published: 30 August 2017

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