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Malassezia furfur

Known as: orbiculares, Pityrosporum, Pityrosporum orbiculare, Pityrosporum orbiculares 
A species of obligatory lipophilic, anthropophilic yeast in the phylum Basidiomycota that is part of the normal human skin flora. This species is the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Dandruff appears to be related to the yeast Pityrosporum ovale. Tea tree oil has antifungal properties with activity… Expand
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND The yeast Malassezia furfur (M. furfur), present in the normal microflora of human skin, can act as an allergen that… Expand
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1999
1999
The yeast Malassezia furfur, also known as Pityrosporum orbiculare (ovale), is part of the normal microflora of the human skin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES The occurrence and causes of hairdressers' occupational skin and respiratory diseases were studied. METHODS Of a… Expand
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1997
1997
Malassezia furfur is an anthropophilic fungus that belongs to the physiological skin flora. The fungus can grow in a yeast phase… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The most common yeast species that act as agents of human disease are Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata… Expand
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1990
1990
Pityrosporum ovale is a lipophilic yeast commonly present in the seborrheic areas of the skin of adults. Fifty-five young adult… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The prevalence and abundance of Malassezia furfur on clinically normal skin at 20 sites has been determined. All of the 16… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A medium for the isolation and enumeration of Malassezia furfur is described. Incubation at 34 degrees C yielded geometric mean… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The composition of the scalp microflora was assessed quantitatively in normal individuals and in patients with dandruff and… Expand
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