Ascomycetes


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As·co·my·ce·tes

(as'kō-mī-sē'tēz),
A class of fungi characterized by the presence of asci and ascospores. Such fungi generally have two distinct reproductive phases: the sexual or perfect stage and the asexual or imperfect stage. Ajellomyces capsulatum and A. dermatitidis are pathogenic members of this class.
[G. askos, a bag, + mykēs, mushroom]
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As·co·my·ce·tes

(as'kō-mī-sē'tēz)
A class of fungi characterized by the presence of asci and ascospores. Such fungi have generally two distinct reproductive phases, the sexual or perfect stage and the asexual or imperfect stage. Ajellomyces capsulatum and A. dermatitidis are pathogenic members of this class.
[G. askos, a bag, + mykēs, mushroom]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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It is difficult to classify the members of the ascomycetes based upon morphological characteristics only, since there are high variations in morphology, habitation and life cycles.
As an insect parasitizing fungus, it belongs to the ascomycete family, and is found at high altitudes in the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau.
Additional genera that may be found in Peru include Leptipsius, Bactridium LeConte, Aneurops Sharp, and Hesperobaenus LeConte, all of which are usually collected under bark in association with ascomycete fungi such as Hypoxylon Bulliard (Lawrence 1977, Bousquet 2009).
crassa and other ascomycetes. Liu [26] has reported that phosphorylation of frequency clock proteins occurs immediately after its synthesis by several kinases and two types of phosphatases, PP1 and PP2A, dephosphorylate it.
The Xylaria papulis Lloyd, was under class ascomycetes, first illustrated and described by Van der Gucht [27]; the species was collected and identified using morphology at Papua New Guinea.
The genetics of hyphal fusion and vegetative incompatibility in filamentous ascomycetes. Annual Review of Genetics, v.34, p.165-186, 2000.
In fungi, laccases are widely distributed in ascomycetes, deuteromycetes and basidiomycetes.