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n. pl. as·per·gil·li (-jĭl′ī′)
Any of various fungi of the genus Aspergillus, which includes many common molds.

[New Latin Aspergillus, genus name, from aspergillum, aspergillum (from the resemblance of its conidiophore to an aspergillum brush); see aspergillum.]


n, pl -gilli (-ˈdʒɪlaɪ)
(Botany) any ascomycetous fungus of the genus Aspergillus, having chains of conidia attached like bristles to a club-shaped stalk: family Aspergillaceae
[C19: from New Latin aspergillum (from its similar appearance)]


(ˌæs pərˈdʒɪl əs)

n., pl. -gil•li (-ˈdʒɪl aɪ)
any fungus of the genus Aspergillus, having sporophores with a bristly, knoblike top.
[1840–50; < New Latin; alter. of aspergillum]
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Noun1.aspergillus - genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animalsAspergillus - genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Aspergillaceae, family Aspergillaceae - family of fungi including some common molds
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Similar fungi isolated from the leachate in the dumping yard fetched six species with a higher prevalence of Aspergillus fumigates and Aspergillus nidulans (Table 3).
In present study, effect of three fungicides, Iprobenfos, Fosetylaluminium and Azoxystrobin, on substrate specificity of NrtA and NrtB nitrate transporter proteins of Aspergillus nidulans has been studied.
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It was found that the isolate EFLL and EFLR were Aspergillus nidulans and the isolate EFML was Fusarium oxysporum and in isolates EBJS, EBJB, EBMB and EBMR there was no sporulation so they were categorized as mycelia sterlia according to the morphology seen as per manual of soil fungi (Gilman, 1944).
Isolates from cooked masala rice were further screened for production of lipase and a hyper producer was identified and codified as Aspergillus nidulans MBL-S-6.
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Recombinational stability of replicating plasmids in Aspergillus nidulans during transformation, vegetative growth and sexual reproduction.
Kaneshima and Castro-Prado (2005) evaluated the carcinogenic potential of benznidazole by inducing somatic crossing-over in heterozygous diploid cells of Aspergillus nidulans.
Peberby, Purification and partial characterization of the high and low molecular weight from (S-and F-form) of invertase secreted by Aspergillus nidulans.