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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Ulfig, Studies of keratinolytic and keratinophilic fungi in sewage sludge by means of a multi-temperature hair baiting method, Pol.
CANV includes the keratinophilic species, which causes skin and fatal disseminated infections in reptiles (3,4).
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., 2011).
Keratinophilic fungi from the soil of district, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
The organisms responsible for this infection are typically identified as keratinophilic dermatophytes.
Gopinath, "Keratinophilic fungi of poultry farm and feather dumping soil in Tamil Nadu, India," Mycopathologia, vol.
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.