keratinophilic


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keratinophilic

(ˌkɛrəˌtɪnəˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Botany) (of a plant such as a fungus) growing on keratinous substances such as hair, hooves, nails, etc
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Many researchers also noticed the role of keratinophilic fungi in keratin degradation among waste dumps.
Epidemiology of nail infection due to keratinophilic fungi.
It may involve one or more fungal species of keratinophilic genera Microsporum, Trichophyton and Epidermophyton (MIGAKI, 1986; MECKLENBURG et al.
Keratinophilic fungi from the soil of district, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
Isolation of keratinophilic fungi from the floors of private veterinary clinics in Italy.
Organic materials like feathers falls submerged in the lake waters and softened by the action of microbial degradation were sampled in order to isolate keratinophilic oomycetes.
2014) reported the isolation of some saprophytic and keratinophilic fungi from soil samples of parks and municipality districts of Tehran.
Naftifine has lipophilic and keratinophilic properties; further, it has clinically significant anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects, in addition to its potent fungicidal and fungistatic effects against dermatophytes, Dr.
sup][1],[2] A typical characteristic of dermatophytes is keratinophilic and always invades keratinized structures such as the skin stratum corneum, hairs, and nails.