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(Plants) a genus of fast-growing orange-red fungus characterized by markings on the spores resembling axons, used widely in genetic and biochemical research
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Noun1.Neurospora - genus of fungi with black perithecia used extensively in genetic research; includes some forms with orange spore masses that cause severe damage in bakeries
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Sphaeriaceae, Sphaeriaceae - parasitic fungi having globose and sometimes necked or beaked perithecia
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Likewise, in aquatic and terrestrial systems, not only autotrophic bacteria carry out the nitrification process; there are also other heterotrophic organisms that can do so, such as the Arthrobacter, Azotobacter gender, and bacterial species such as Pseudomonas fluorescens, and Aerobacter aerogenus, and fungi of Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Neurospora genders.
Expression of the Neurospora crassa metallothionein gene in Escherichia coli and its effect on heavy-metal uptake.
The genus Sordaria is a unique coprophilous fungus of Sordariaceae family belongs to the class ascomycetes and from the order Sordariales and is closely related to Podospora and Neurospora.
Different genera of fungi including Aspergillus (Pathak and Narula, 2013), Thermomyces, Penicillium, Cephalosporium, Neurospora, Rhizopus and Volvariella are employed for industrial scale production of amylases (Olufunke and Azeez, 2013).
Different microbes too are known to produce DAAO, such as the yeasts Candida tropicalis (5), Rhodotorula gracillis (5), and Trigonopsis variabilis (5), the fungi Fusarum oxysporum (5), Fusarium solani (5), Neurospora crassa (5), Penicillium chrysogenum (5) and Rhodosporidium sp.
Previous work suggested a role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) metabolism on branch density, the statistical distribution of physical distances between branch points along a growing hypha in Neurospora.
The researchers show for the first time that the fungus Neurospora crassa can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favorable electrochemical properties.
Hasunuma, "Cross-talk between the cellular redox state and the circadian system in Neurospora," PLoS ONE, vol.
A year later, the researchers reported in Nature that they had found peroxiredoxin cycles in fruit flies, the plant Arabidopsis thaliana, a fungus called Neurospora crassa, S.
Akar Chromium (VI) biosorption characteristics of Neurospora crassa fungal biomass, Miner Eng.
Terenizi, "Mutations affecting accumulation of glycogen," Neurospora News Letters, vol.
Other well-known cellulase producing soft rots are Aspergillus niger, Fusarium oxysporum, Neurospora crassa and others [19].