Neurospora


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neurospora

(njʊˈrɒspərə)
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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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Analysis of the role of transcription factor VAD-5 in conidiation of Neurospora crassa.
Genetic characterization of the neurospora crassa molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis.
A recent study showed that a mutation of dim-3 (defective in methylation-3), which encodes NUP-6 (importin [alpha] in Neurospora), causes a substantial loss of heterochromatin marks, such as H3K9me3 or DNA methylation.
Research Scholar submitted her thesis on 'solid state bio-processing for the production of Glucoamylase from Neurospora sitophila 'to the University of Peshawar (UoP).
Connerton, "A non-modular type B feruloyl esterase from Neurospora crassa exhibits concentration-dependent substrate inhibition," Biochemical Journal, vol.
In the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa, PTH11 GPCR seems to be a yet-unclear key role in cellulose recognition and in the control of holocellulytic enzyme expression [123].
We obtained the genomic data of 5 species (i.e., Ganoderma sp., Lentinus tigrinus, Bjerkandera adusta, Phanerochaete chrysosporium, and Antrodia sinuosa) from the Joint Genome Institute (JGI) and those for 18 other species (i.e., Ceriporiopsis subvermispora, Fibroporia radiculosa, Fomitopsis pinicola, Wolfiporia cocos, Postia placenta, Phanerochaete carnosa, Trametes versicolor, Dichomitus squalens, Trametes cinnabarina, Cryptococcus neoformans, Ustilago maydis, Neurospora crassa, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Schizophyllum commune, Pleurotus ostreatus, Agaricus bisporus, Auricularia delicate, and Tremella mesenterica) from NCBI.
Choi, "Sterilization of Neurospora Crassa by noncontacted low temperature atmospheric pressure surface discharged plasma with dielectric barrier structure," Journal of Korean Vacuum Society, vol.
Horowitz, "Membrane permeability and the loss of germination factor from Neurospora crassa at low water activities," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
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.