conidia


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co·nid·i·a

(ko-nid'ē-ă),
Plural of conidium.

conidia

(kō-nĭd′ē-ă) conidium
Asexual spores of fungi.
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The conidia were removed from the discs by individually mixing the test tubes with a vortex mixer and an ultrasound apparatus for one minute.
fumigatus antigens were challenged with either live or irradiation-killed mature aerosolized conidia.
Innate immunity in the immunocompetent host, accompanied by the acquired immune response, plays a major role in clearing conidia.
We investigated the effect of different ozone concentrations in the air and different exposure intervals on the viability of freshly prepared conidia of common environmental fungi.
Thallus white; alga absent; spores muriform; conidia bacilliform JULELLA 2.
Then a lethal bolus of A fumigatus conidia was inoculated intravenously, which disseminated disease to multiple organs, including the liver, kidney, lung, and brain.
1,2) In the lung, inhaled conidia from the soil convert to the yeast phase, leading to respiratory infection.
When conidia or mold cells are inhaled, they will undergo a morphology shift and grow as unicellular yeast in the lungs of the infected individual.
The experimental animals were infected with conidia, which was applied on abraded skin, and then were divided into groups, including three treatment groups of peptides, an untreated control, vehicle control and a positive control (terbinafine).
Duczek LJ, Wildermuth GB (1991) Populations of amoebae which feed on conidia and hyphae of Bipolaris sorokiniana in Queensland soils.
The model is based on experimental survivability data generated from drying Penicillium bilaiae conidia at temperatures from 20 to 60[degrees]C and air relative humidities from 3 to 75%.