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Producing poison; toxicogenic.

tox′i·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(Biology) the quality of being toxigenic
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In relevant Polish literature, there are only few reports on toxinogenicity of molds present in domestic environment and attempts to evaluate the exposure of inhabitants of the moldy rooms to mycotoxins produced by molds present in such environments [7,33].
While assessing the toxinogenicity of individual strains of Aspergillus versicolor cultured on the medium, the production of sterigmatocystin ranging 2.1-235.9 [micro]g/g was confirmed in conditions similar to the conditions prevailing in the tested flats for 8 of 13 isolated strains, while for Penicillium chrysogenum the production of roquefortine C ranging 12.9-27.6 [micro]g/g was confirmed for 4 of 10 isolated strains.