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adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Surfactant protein D binding to Aspergillus fumigatus hyphae is calcineurin-sensitive

Scarlett Geunes-Boyer, Joseph Heitman, Jo Rae Wright and William J. Steinbach.

in Medical Mycology

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4372 words.

Surfactant protein D (SP-D) plays a central role in pulmonary innate immune responses to microbes and allergens, often enhancing clearance of inhaled material. Although SP-D functions...

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Presence of a pertussis toxin-sensitive G protein α subunit in Sporothrix schenckii

N. Delgado and N. Rodríguez-del Valle.

in Medical Mycology

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

As an initial step in the study of the role of G proteins in signal transduction in Sporothrix schenckii, we identified a Gαi subunit using different experimental approaches. Western blots...

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Highly specific and sensitive, immunoblot-detected 54 kDa antigen from Fonsecaea pedrosoi

M. S. M. Vidal, L. G. M. Castro, S. C. Cavalcante and C. S. Lacaz.

in Medical Mycology

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

Chromoblastomycosis (CBM) is a chronic subcutaneous mycosis caused by a group of different dematiaceous fungi, first described by Rudolph in 1914. In Brazil there is a clear predominance of null...

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Effect of Pichia anomala killer toxin on Candida albicans

H.L. Mathews, S. Conti, L. Witek-Janusek and L. Polonelli.

in Medical Mycology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

The effect of a Pichia anomala killer toxin upon a Candida albicans-sensitive strain was studied. Yeast and hyphae, after treatment with the toxin, were less capable of uptaking either [3H]...

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Detection of PCR-amplified fungal DNA by using a PCR-ELISA system

J. Löffler, H. Hebart, S. Sepe, U. Schumacher, T. Klingebiel and H. Einsele.

in Medical Mycology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

In order to speed up and standardize polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based detection of medically important fungi in clinical samples we established a combination of commercially available...

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Interstrain variation in the deoxynucleotide composition of Cryptococcus neoformans: nucleotide composition of Cryptococcus neoformans

D. Podwall, E. Yador, S. Miller, J. Pena, S.P. Franzot, J. Lipetz, A. Casadevall and J.J. Steinberg.

in Medical Mycology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

The deoxynucleotide (dNMP) composition of ten strains of C. neoformans was analysed by 32P-labelling and two-dimensional thin-layer chromatography. This technique is very sensitive for...

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Acquired resistance to voriconazole and itraconazole in a patient with pulmonary aspergilloma

Bahrie Bellete, Helene Raberin, Jerome Morel, Pierre Flori, Jamal Hafid and Roger Tran Manhsung.

in Medical Mycology

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 1827 words.

We describe the development of resistance in an Aspergillus fumigatus strain, originally sensitive to itraconazole and voriconazole, recovered from a case of pulmonary aspergilloma treated...

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A case of bronchial aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus udagawae and its mycological features

Hiroshi Gyotoku, Koichi Izumikawa, Hideki Ikeda, Takahiro Takazono, Yoshitomo Morinaga, Shigeki Nakamura, Yoshifumi Imamura, Tomoya Nishino, Taiga Miyazaki, Hiroshi Kakeya, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Akira Yasuoka, Takashi Yaguchi, Hideaki Ohno, Yoshitsugu Miyzaki, Katsuhiko Kamei, Tetsuro Kanda and Shigeru Kohno.

in Medical Mycology

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2170 words.

Aspergillus udagawae and A. fumigatus share similar morphological features but they differ genetically. There is also an important clinical distinction as A. udagawae is less...

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Experimental guinea pig model of dermatophytosis: a simple and useful tool for the evaluation of new diagnostics and antifungals

D. M. Saunte, J. P. Hasselby, A. Brillowska-Dabrowska, N. Frimodt-Møller, E. L. Svejgaard, D. Linnemann, S. S. Nielsen, M. Hædersdal and M. C. Arendrup.

in Medical Mycology

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5270 words.

The aim of this study was to establish a simple guinea pig model for the purpose of evaluating diagnostic principles and treatment modalities for dermatophytic infections. The following...

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Immuno-crossreactivity of an anti-Pichia anomala killer toxin monoclonal antibody with a Williopsis saturnus var. mrakii killer toxin

C. Guyard, P. Evrard, A. M. Corbisier-Colson, H. Louvart, E. Dei-Cas, F. D. Menozzi, L. Polonelli and JC. Cailliez.

in Medical Mycology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

A monoclonal antibody (mAbKT4), produced against the Pichia anomala ATCC 96603 killer toxin (PaKT) was used to detect the toxin (WmKT) produced by Williopsis saturnus var. mrakii MUCL 41968...

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Experimental paracoccidioidomycosis in dogs

M. A. Ono, M. O. Kishima, E. N. Itano, A. P. F. R. L. Bracarense and Z. P. Camargo.

in Medical Mycology

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the susceptibility of dogs to develop paracoccidioidomycosis by experimental infection. Puppies were inoculated with Paracoccidioides brasiliensis by...

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Role of (1→3)-β-D-glucan in the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis

Francisco M. Marty and Sophia Koo.

in Medical Mycology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4399 words.

Measurement of serum (1→3)-β-D-Glucan (BG) is an aid in the diagnosis of fungemia and deep-seated mycoses, including invasive aspergillosis (IA). BG is present in the cell wall of most...

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Onychomycosis: a critical study of techniques and criteria for confirming the etiologic significance of nondermatophytes

Richard C. Summerbell, Elizabeth Cooper, Ursula Bunn, Frances Jamieson and Aditya K. Gupta.

in Medical Mycology

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

Nondermatophytic filamentous fungi (NDF) other than Scytalidium species are variously said to cause between 0 and 50% of all toenail onychomycoses, though most estimates are in the 2–5%...

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A refractory case of chromoblastomycosis due to Fonsecaea monophora with improvement by photodynamic therapy

Yabo Yang, Yongxuan Hu, Junmin Zhang, Xiqing Li, Changming Lu, Yuheng Liang and Liyan Xi.

in Medical Mycology

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 1986 words.

Chromoblastomycosis is one of the most frequently encountered mycoses in tropical and temperate regions caused by the implantation of the infectious structures and one which is associated...

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The aspHS gene as a new target for detecting Aspergillus fumigatus during infections by quantitative real-time PCR

Ana Abad-Diaz-De-Cerio, Jimena V. Fernandez-Molina, Andoni Ramirez-Garcia, Javier Sendino, Fernando L. Hernando, Javier Pemán, Javier Garaizar and Aitor Rementeria.

in Medical Mycology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 6203 words.

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Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is a serious nosocomial infection caused by Aspergillus spp. which has a high mortality rate due to the fact, among...

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Fluconazole treatment hyperpolarizes the plasma membrane of Candida cells

Hana Elicharova and Hana Sychrova.

in Medical Mycology

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5286 words.

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Five pathogenic Candida species were compared in terms of their osmotolerance, tolerance to toxic sodium and lithium cations, and resistance to...

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Isolation, expression and characterization of a minor allergen from Penicillium crustosum

M. Serdal Sevinc, Veena Kumar, Makonnen Abebe, Michèle Lemieux and Hari M. Vijay.

in Medical Mycology

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4361 words.

A ribosomal P1 protein, Pen b 26 from Penicillium brevicompactum, was previously identified as a major allergen. A homolog protein was isolated and characterized from Penicillium crustosum ...

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Severe asthma and fungi: current evidence

Ritesh Agarwal and Dheeraj Gupta.

in Medical Mycology

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4359 words.

Bronchial asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways which may be worsened due to numerous extrinsic factors. The most common trigger is continuous exposure to allergens of which...

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Pneumocystis jirovecii and cystic fibrosis

Enrique J. Calderón, Vicente Friaza, Francisco J. Dapena and Carmen de La Horra.

in Medical Mycology

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2657 words.

Pneumocystis jirovecii is an atypical opportunistic fungus with lung tropism and worldwide distribution that causes pneumonia in immunosuppressed individuals. The development...

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Comparison of PCR-ELISA and Real-Time PCR for invasive aspergillosis diagnosis in patients with hematological malignancies

Inès Hadrich, Charles Mary, Fattouma Makni, Moez Elloumi, Henri Dumon, Ali Ayadi and Stéphane Ranque.

in Medical Mycology

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 3409 words.

This study aimed at comparing a real-time PCR assay and a PCR-ELISA assay of both serum and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) samples for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis (IA) in patients...

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