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Rapid identification of Ochroconis gallopava by a loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method.
Ochroconis gallopava is a species of dematiaceous fungi recognized as a causative agent of zoonotic and emerging fungal infections. It affects the central nervous system and respiratory tracts ofExpand
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Pathogenicity of Ochroconis gallopava isolated from hot springs in Japan and a review of published reports
Four strains of Ochroconis gallopava from 3 out of 15 Japanese hot springs were isolated. Colonies of the hot spring isolates were uniformly floccose and dark olive green on the surface and darkExpand
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Allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis caused by the basidiomycetous fungus Schizophyllum commune.
We describe, to our knowledge, the first case of allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (ABPM) caused by the basidiomycetous fungus Schizophyllum commune in an otherwise healthy woman. BronchoscopicExpand
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Pathogenicity and virulence of Candida dubliniensis: comparison with C. albicans.
Candida dubliniensis is a newly described fungus that is frequently isolated from the oral cavities of HIV-positive patients. Although extensive studies have been performed on the phylogeny of C.Expand
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Hsp27 suppresses the formation of inclusion bodies induced by expression of R120GαB-crystallin, a cause of desmin-related myopathy
  • H. Ito, K. Kamei, +6 authors K. Kato
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS
  • 1 June 2003
Abstract: The R120G mutation in the small heat shock protein (sHSP) αB-crystallin has been identified in a family suffering from desmin-related myopathy. In this study, we characterized the featuresExpand
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NikA/TcsC Histidine Kinase Is Involved in Conidiation, Hyphal Morphology, and Responses to Osmotic Stress and Antifungal Chemicals in Aspergillus fumigatus
The fungal high osmolarity glycerol (HOG) pathway is composed of a two-component system (TCS) and Hog1-type mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascade. A group III (Nik1-type) histidine kinaseExpand
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Detection of gp43 of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis by the loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method.
Paracoccidioidomycosis is a deep mycosis caused by the thermo-dependent dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and is prevalent in Latin American countries. We detected the species specificExpand
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Immunosuppressive substances in Aspergillus fumigatus culture filtrate
Abstract Invasive aspergillosis has become a serious problem in clinical practice, but the actual factor that confers virulence on the fungus has not been thoroughly elucidated. To identify andExpand
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[Coccidioidomycosis and paracoccidioidomycosis].
  • K. Kamei
  • Medicine
  • Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…
  • 1 June 2010
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Trichosporon Species Isolated from Guano Samples Obtained from Bat-Inhabited Caves in Japan
ABSTRACT Yeasts from caves have rarely been examined. We examined yeasts collected from bat guano samples from 20 bat-inhabited limestone and volcanic caves located in 11 prefectures in Japan. OfExpand
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