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Prospects for fungus identification using CO1 DNA barcodes, with Penicillium as a test case
DNA barcoding systems employ a short, standardized gene region to identify species. A 648-bp segment of mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase 1 (CO1) is the core barcode region for animals, but itsExpand
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New ochratoxin A producing species of Aspergillus section Circumdati
Aspergillus section Circumdati contains species with yellow to ochre conidia and non-black sclerotia that produce at least one of the following extrolites: ochratoxins, penicillic acids,Expand
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Purpureocillium, a new genus for the medically important Paecilomyces lilacinus.
Paecilomyces lilacinus was described more than a century ago and is a commonly occurring fungus in soil. However, in the last decade this fungus has been increasingly found as the causal agent ofExpand
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Phylogenetic analysis of Penicillium subgenus Penicillium using partial P-tubulin sequences
Partial β-tubulin sequences were determined for 180 strains representing all accepted species of Penicillium subgenus Penicillium. The overall phylogenetic structure of the subgenus was determined byExpand
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Modern taxonomy of biotechnologically important Aspergillus and Penicillium species.
Taxonomy is a dynamic discipline and name changes of fungi with biotechnological, industrial, or medical importance are often difficult to understand for researchers in the applied field. SpeciesExpand
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Aspergillus calidoustus sp. nov., Causative Agent of Human Infections Previously Assigned to Aspergillus ustus
ABSTRACT Aspergillus ustus is a relatively rare human pathogen causing invasive infections in immunocompromised hosts. In this study isolates originating from clinical and other sources have beenExpand
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Aspergilli known as black- and white-koji molds which are used for awamori, shochu, makgeolli and other food and beverage fermentations, are reported in the literature as A. luchuensis, A. awamori,Expand
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The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature
The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature was agreed at an international symposium convened in Amsterdam on 19–20 April 2011 under the auspices of the International Commission on the TaxonomyExpand
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Comparative genomics reveals high biological diversity and specific adaptations in the industrially and medically important fungal genus Aspergillus
BackgroundThe fungal genus Aspergillus is of critical importance to humankind. Species include those with industrial applications, important pathogens of humans, animals and crops, a source of potentExpand
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