Incorporation of tellurium into amino acids and proteins in a tellurium-tolerant fungi

@article{Ramadan2008IncorporationOT,
  title={Incorporation of tellurium into amino acids and proteins in a tellurium-tolerant fungi},
  author={S. Ramadan and A. A. Razak and A. Ragab and M. El-Meleigy},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={225-232}
}
Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus terreus, andPenicillium chrysogenum, a tellurium tolerant fungi, are able to grow on sulfur free medium amended with 0.2% (w/v) tellurite. Tellurium was incorporated into several types of low and high molecular weight proteins. The newly detected telluro-proteins contained an extraordinary high level of tellurium, as well as telluro-cysteine, telluro-cystine, telluro-methionine, and serine. 
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