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A fungal spore produced by budding.


(Botany) botany a spore formed by budding, as in certain fungi


(ˈblæs təˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr)

a fungal spore that arises by budding.
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Germinating Candida blastospores can also appear to be branching but can be distinguished by the absence of a constriction between the base of the blastospore and the germ tube.
The MAD1 adhesin of Metarhizium anisopliae links adhesion with blastospore production and virulence to insects, and the MAD2 adhesin enables attachment to plants.
A blastospore is a unicellular form of the fungus that divides by budding.
Study of Beauveria bassiana growth, blastospore yield, desiccationtolerance, viability and toxic activity using different liquid media.
The ability to transform from blastospore to hypha and back, known as morphogenesis, is closely linked with virulence.
An arthrospore is a spore formed by fragmentation of the tip of the hyphae, whereas a blastospore is produced as an outgrowth along a septate hypha.
The blastospore is the more common and is prevalent at temperatures below 37 [degrees] C; the germinated form is usually seen only above 37 [degrees] C.
Effects of water activity on morphology, growth and blastospore production of Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae and Paecilomyces farinosus in batch and fed-batch culture.
The first of these, the blastospore, is prevalent in temperatures below 37 [degrees] C.
albicans suspension contained the blastospore form, as determined by phase contrast microscopy.