Aspergillus terreus

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As·per·gil·lus ter·re·us

a fungal species that produces the antibiotic citrinin; it has been isolated from otomycosis, especially in Japan and Taiwan, and occasionally causes aspergillosis in humans and animals.


a genus of fungi (molds), several species of which are parasitic and opportunistic pathogens. Others produce toxins and when they contaminate animal feeds they can cause heavy losses. Includes A. amstelodami, A. chevalieri, A. clavatus, A. flavus oryzae, A. fumigatus, A. maydis, A. niger, A. ochraceus, A. parasiticus, A. taumanii, A. wentii.

Aspergillus fumigatus
a cause of respiratory tract disease in many species. See airsacculitis, aspergillosis.
Aspergillus nidulans, Aspergillus versicolor
produce known carcinogenic toxin, sterigmatocystin.
Aspergillus terreus
a cause of fescue foot and the most common cause of canine disseminated aspergillosis.
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The potential of bioactive compound extracted from Aspergillus terreus was assessed by measuring activity of crude extract against targeted bacterial pathogens.
Aspergillus terreus complex: an emergent opportunistic agent of onychomycosis.
2007) realizaron un trabajo similar con Aspergillus terreus estableciendo que tanto el arroz como la harina de trigo son los sustratos ideales.
Frecuencia Relativa (%) para cada especie de hongo aislada de la rizosfera de plantas de ajo provenientes de La Sabanita y El Destierro, municipio Jimenez, estado Lara Finca Hongo La Sabanita El Destierro Aspergillus terreus 2,81 3,28 A.
Aspergillus terreus is associated with aspergillosis of the lungs and/or disseminated aspergillosis and can produce the toxins patulin and citrinin, which may be associated with disease in humans and animals.
monophylla were tested for antimicrobial activity against Aspergillus terreus, A.
Optimization of Culture conditions and bench-scale production of L-Asparaginase By submerged fermentation of Aspergillus Terreus MTCC 1782.
The five fungal strains Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus terreus, Aspergillus fumigatus and Fusarium sp.
Lipase production by Aspergillus terreus using mustard seed oil cake as a carbon source.
Aspergillus terreus, an opportunistic pathogen is also reported to be associated with cancerous tissue of horn core (Pal, 1989).
The present study was, therefore, designed to confirm and provide more information on the lipolytic activity of nine fungal species (Aspergillus tamarii, Aspergillus chevallieri, Penicillium chrysogenum, Cephaliophora irregularis, Syncephalastrum racemosum, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus ruber, Aspergillus terreus and Aspergillus niger) isolated from naturally infected stored castor seeds.