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Aspergillus

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

n. a genus of fungi, including many common moulds, some of which cause infections of the respiratory system in humans. The species A. fumigatus causes aspergillosis. A. niger i...

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Aspergillus

Rowland H. Davis.

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology

September 2003; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biochemistry. 5218 words.

This chapter traces the development of Aspergillus nidulans as a model organism. It argues that the claim of A. nidulans as a model illuminating universal phenomena is weak. It came into...

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<i>Aspergillus</i> Species

Shimon Kusne and Ann E. McCullough.

in Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Board Review

January 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases. 1369 words.

Aspergillus are ubiquitous molds that grow quickly, forming fluffy colonies in culture. Under microscopic examination an erect conidiophore has a swollen vesicle covered with...

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Aspergillus niger

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 247 words.

also called “black mold,” is a fungus common in breweries and malteries. The name Aspergillus niger is derived from the

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<i>Aspergillus</i> species

Stephanie J. Smith, Rohini J. Manuel and Christopher C. Kibbler.

in Oxford Textbook of Medical Mycology

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Public Health and Epidemiology. 2469 words.

There are more than 200 Aspergillus species, with over 30 known to be human pathogens. The fungus is also commercially important. Aspergillus niger is the source of enzymes such as...

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Aspergillus Genomes and the Aspergillus Cloud

Jane E. Mabey Gilsenan, Graham Atherton, Jennifer Bartholomew, Peter F. Giles, Teresa K. Attwood, David W. Denning and Paul Bowyer.

in Nucleic Acids Research

January 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2979 words.

Aspergillus Genomes is a public resource for viewing annotated genes predicted by various Aspergillus sequencing projects. It has arisen from the union of two significant resources: the Asp...

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Antifungal resistance in <i>Aspergillus</i>

P. H. Chandrasekar.

in Medical Mycology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 1774 words.

There are currently few data on drug resistance in Aspergillus, but the recent development of susceptibility tests have made it possible, to some extent, to study resistance in azoles and...

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Spinal Aspergillus Osteomyelitis

Federico C. Vinas, Paul K. King and Fernando G. Diaz.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Aspergillus species are uncommon etiologic agents of vertebral osteomyelitis. We describe two patients with lumbar vertebral aspergillosis precipitated by the use of...

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Glycosylinositolphosphoceramides in <i>Aspergillus Fumigatus</i>

Catherine Simenel, Bernadette Coddeville, Muriel Delepierre, Jean-Paul Latgé and Thierry Fontaine.

in Glycobiology

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 7956 words.

Fungal glycosylinositolphosphoceramides (GIPCs) are involved in cell growth and fungal–host interactions. In this study, six GIPCs from the mycelium of the human pathogen Aspergillus...

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Aspergillus

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

n. a genus of fungi, including many common moulds, some of which cause infections of the respiratory system in humans. The species A. fumigatus causes aspergillosis. A. niger i...

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Aspergillus

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 67 words.

a genus of filamentous fungi belonging to the phylum Deuteromycota. See Classification. A. flavus is the source of aflotoxin

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