Aspergillus versicolor


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Aspergillus versicolor

A species that produces a mycotoxin called sterigmatocystin. A. versicolor has been reported as an agent of cutaneous disease, onychomycosis, otomycosis, osteomyelitis, and pulmonary disease.
See also: Aspergillus
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The spores of three fungal strains, Aspergillus versicolor (HT486), Penicillium spinulosum (HT581), and Sta.
We studied the fungi Aspergillus versicolor, Penicillium spinulosum, and Stachybotrys chartarum and the bacteria Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas fluorescens, and Streptomyces californicus for their cytotoxicity and ability to stimulate the production of inflammatory mediators in mouse RAW264.
The fungus Penicillium spinulosum is regularly found in both normal and water-damaged indoor environments, whereas the fungi Stachybotrys chartarum and Aspergillus versicolor tend to accompany only heavy indoor water damage.