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Neurospora

 [noo͡-ros´po-rah]
a genus of fungi, comprising the bread molds, capable of converting tryptophan to niacin; used in genetic and enzyme research.
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Neurospora

(nū-ros'pōr-ă),
A genus of fungi (class Ascomycetes) grown in cultures and used in research in genetics and cellular biochemistry.
Synonym(s): pink bread mold
[neuro- + G. spora, seed]
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Neu·ros·por·a

(nū-ros'pŏr-ă)
A genus of fungi grown in cultures and used in research in genetics and cellular biochemistry.
[neuro- + G. spora, seed]
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Wang et al., "Evidence of a critical role for cellodextrin transporte 2 (CDT-2) in both cellulose and hemicellulose degradation and utilization in Neurospora crassa," PLoS One, vol.
This report provides two mathematical models that describe circadian clocks in Neurospora crassa, a filamentous fungus.
Dunlap, "Phosphorylation of the Neurospora clock protein FREQUENCY determines its degradation rate and strongly influences the period length of the circadian clock," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Keywords: Neurospora, morphology, branching, hypha, reactive oxygen species
Other well-known cellulase producing soft rots are Aspergillus niger, Fusarium oxysporum, Neurospora crassa and others [19].
The DNA of the experimental fungus species Neurospora crassa is 1.5 centimeters long.
Disruption of alternative NAD(P) H dehydrogenases leads to decreased mitochondrial ROS in Neurospora crassa.
Small RNA isolation and library construction for expression profiling of small RNAs from neurospora and fusarium using Illumina high-throughput deep sequencing.
Tatum, "Genetic control of biochemical reactions in Neurospora" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.