Mortierella


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Mortierella

(mōr'tē-ĕ-rel'ă),
A genus of saprophytic fungi (class Zygomycetes, family Mucoraceae) commonly found in nature; pathogenicity doubtful.
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Most of RFLP types species belonging to Mucoromycotina were related to Mortierella, which is extensively studied as single-cell oil production fungi using lignocellulosic sugars [29].
As the dominant fungi in S3, the growth of Mortierella (13.46%), Emericella (10.77%), and Bjerkandera (9.33%) presented a decreased dynamic to 12.74%, 2.08%, and 0.00% in S1, respectively (Figure 5(a)), while Alternaria, Cephalotheca, and Lecanicillium with the abundances of 5.31%, 12.63%, and 1.74% in S1 was found oil-tolerant (the relative abundances in S3 were 0.05%, 0.00%, and 0.00%) (Figure 5(b)).
Fungal genera, Gliocladium, Cunninghamella, Penicillium, Aspergillus, Fusarium, Mucor, and Mortierella, from soil [1] were proven to have the potential to degrade polyethene after analysis of degradation through various methods.
Higher mortality (P < 0.05) compared to the PBS + Tweentreated control (5-16% mortality) occurred consistently for 8 genera that were isolated at all 3 geographic locations (Aspergillus spp., Beam>eria bassiana, Fusarium spp., Mortierella spp., Mucor spp., Paecilomyces spp., Penicillium spp., and Trichoderma spp.).
Mycelial response of the soil fungus, Mortierella isabellina, to grazing by Onychiurus armatus (Collembola).
Optimization of lipid production by mortierella isabellina using glycerol, a by-product of biodiesel production as a carbon source.
Eighteen fungal species belonging to Aspergilus, Alternaria, Cladosporium, Drechslera, Emericella, Fusarium, Mortierella, Mucor and Penicillium genera were isolated from soil samples.
Soil and decaying leaf material also harbor fungi such as Mortierella alpina with similar efficiency as INPs (Frohlich-Nowoisky et al.
Analysis of their molecular and morphological characteristics confirmed that the six strains belonged to the genus of Fusarium, Mucor and Mortierella, respectively.
Yang, "Effect of culture media and conditions on polyunsaturated fatty acids production by Mortierella alpina," Bioresource Technology, vol.