Rhizopus


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Related to Rhizopus: Rhizopus nigricans, Rhizopus stolonifer

Rhizopus

 
a genus of perfect fungi; several species are molds and saprobes on fruits, vegetables, or baked goods and can cause mucormycosis.

Rhizopus

(rī'zŏ-pŭs),
A genus of fungi (class Zygomycetes, family Mucoraceae); some species cause mucormycosis in humans.

Rhizopus

/Rhi·zo·pus/ (ri´zo-pus) a genus of fungi (order Mucorales); some species, including R. arrhi´zus and R. rhizopodofor´mis, cause mucormycosis.

rhizopus

(rī′zō-pəs, -zə-)
n.
Any of various fungi of the genus Rhizopus, including several food molds and some species used in preparing fermented foods.

Rhizopus

[rī′zōpəs]
a genus of perfect fungi that includes some species identified as a cause of zygomycosis in humans. Several species are molds and saprobes on fruits, vegetables, or baked goods and can cause mucormycosis.
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Rhizopus

Rhi·zo·pus

(rī'zō-pŭs)
A genus of fungi some species of which cause zygomycosis in humans.

Rhizopus

a genus of the fungal group ZYGOMYCOTA, which contains SAPROPHYTIC MOULDS. Examples include Rhizopus nigricans, the common black bread mould, and Rhizopus oligosporus and Rhizopus oryzae used in the production of tempeh from fermented soybeans.

Rhizopus

a genus of fungi involved in opportunistic infections. Members of order Mucorales of the class Zygomycetes. One of its species R. microspora is commonly found in gastric ulcers of pigs but it is thought that there is no etiological relationship. It also acts as a secondary invader in lesions of rumenitis initiated by lactic acid in carbohydrate engorgement in cattle. It is thought to cause bovine abortion.
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It is unclear why a previously immune-intact patient succumbed to rhizopus infection.
Three mold fungi, Aspergillus niger ASN 5131, Rhizopus javanicus RHN 32, and Gliocladium (Trichoderma) virens GLV 9645, were inoculated on 2 percent malt extract agar (20 g of malt extract and 20 g of Bacto agar in 1 liter of distilled water) in petri dishes at 23[degrees]C for 3 weeks before inoculation of the specimens.
Bununla birlikte uzun suren notropenik donemde antibiyoterapiye yanit alunamamasi ve lezyonlarda Rhizopus spp.
Feroxamine-mediated iron uptake has been found to stimulate Rhizopus growth in vitro (4, 5) and pathogenicity in vivo (4, 6).
The common genera causing this infection are Rhizopus, Mucor and Absidia (2,3,6,7).
Na avaliacao em frutos da cajazeira, apos submissao ao tratamento termico, verificou-se alta incidencia dos fungos Rhizopus sp.
The other isolated fungi from test group were Mucor, Aspergillus niger, Rhizopus sp, Penicillium sp and Aspergillus fumigans with 10.
Tertiary care centers like Baylor are reporting increases in fungi such as Cryptococcus, Histoplasma capsulatum, Sporothrix, Fusarium, Rhizopus, and Fonsecaea, which often go unrecognized or misdiagnosed for a long time.
Tempeh is a boiled soybean product to which the beneficial mold, called rhizopus oligosporus, has been added.
The culturing process, which produces the culture Rhizopus oligosporus, is thought to be responsible for the novel taste, and likely aids in the digestion of the soybeans in tempeh.
Studies on the production of lactic acid from potatoes using the fungal strain Rhizopus oryzae NRRL 395 found that a considerable amount of fungal biomass is produced at the same time.