Hemolytic activity of Rhizopus nigricans and Rhizopus arrhizus

@article{Fujiwara2005HemolyticAO,
  title={Hemolytic activity of Rhizopus nigricans and Rhizopus arrhizus},
  author={A. Fujiwara and J. Landau and V. Newcomer},
  journal={Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={131-138}
}
Rhizopus nigricans andR. arrhizus were cultured in modified Sabouraud broth and synthetic dextrose-glutamate medium for periods of two to eight weeks. The culture filtrates and extracts of fungous mats were examined for the presence ofin vitro hemolytic activity. The culture filtrates exhibited little hemolytic activity but all fungous mat extracts produced hemolysis of sheep, rabbit, guinea pig and human erythrocytes. Guinea pig erythrocytes were in general most readily hemolyzed and sheep… Expand
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