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Noun1.Deuteromycetes - form class; coextensive with subdivision Deuteromycota
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Deuteromycota, Deuteromycotina, Fungi imperfecti, subdivision Deuteromycota, subdivision Deuteromycotina - large and heterogeneous form division of fungi comprising forms for which no sexually reproductive stage is known
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Antimicrobial activity and pharmacognostic study of Luffa acutangula (L) Roxb var Amara on some deuteromycetes fungi.
For example, members of the Deuteromycetes such as Aspergillus, Penicillium and Trichoderma species are known to produce numerous extracellular enzymes, which are put to good use in biotechnology (Elander, 1989; Wainwright, 1992; Smith, 1996).