Phycomyces

Known as: Phycomyce 
A genus of zygomycetous fungi in the family Mucoraceae, order MUCORALES, forming mycelia having a metallic sheen. It has been used for research on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Phycomyces blakesleeanus is a filamentous zygomycete fungus that produces striking elongated single cells that extend up to 10 cm… (More)
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2001
2001
Terpenoids or isoprenoids constitute a vast family of organic compounds that includes sterols and carotenoids. The terpenoids in… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Confocal microscopy of amphiphilic styryl dyes has been used to investigate endocytosis and vesicle trafficking in living fungal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Chitinases were isolated from the grains of wheat, barley and maize, and compared with those obtained from Serratia marcescens… (More)
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1981
1981
Lycopene cyclization to gamma-carotene and then to beta-carotene is partially blocked in Phycomyces by the presence of car R… (More)
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1978
1978
Production of beta-carotene by wild-type Phycomyces blakesleeanus can be stimulated by light, chemicals, regulatory mutations… (More)
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1976
1976
Phycomyces strain C5, carrying mutation carB10, accumulates phytoene instead of beta-carotene. Heterokaryons containing C5 nuclei… (More)
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1975
1975
Sexual crosses between strains of Phycomyces blakesleeanus , involving three auxotrophic and one color marker and yielding a high… (More)
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1973
1973
With the help of an automated tracking system we have studied the characteristics of the transient light growth response of… (More)
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1971
1971
Wild-type Phycomyces blakesleeanus accumulates beta-carotene, while the mutant strain C2 is unable to synthesize carotenoids, and… (More)
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