Neurospora


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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.

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]

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]

Neurospora

a genus of fungi, comprising the bread molds, capable of converting tryptophan to niacin; used in genetic and enzyme research.
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Thus, it was proposed (Watters & Griffiths 2001) that Neurospora morphology was controlled, in part, by a homeostatic system responsible for branch initiation.
both indicators of dry conditions; and also Asphodelus which, associated with the NPM Neurospora or 55C type, are indicators of the presence of fire.
Reversal of a Neurospora crassa translocation by crosing over involving displayed rDNA, and methylation of the rDNA segments that result from recombination.
Consecuentemente con este mecanismo independiente del cebador, ensayos in vitro con enzimas de tomate y Neurospora crassa demostraron que la RpRd cataliza la sintesis de ARNdc a partir de un molde de simple cadena (Schiebel et al.
A histone H3 methyltransferase controls DNA methylation in Neurospora crassa.
Inhibition of growth, synthesis, and permeability in Neurospora crassa by phenethyl alcohol.
Catcheside used the bread mould Neurospora crassa as an experimental organism and Noreen decided to investigate the chromosomal distribution of genes needed for synthesis of the amino acid methionine.
The Aspergillus nitrate uptake system was found to be different from other nitrate-inducible nitrate uptake systems (with km's around 250 liM) in other related fungi, such as Neurospora crassa (Schloemer and Garrett, 1974; Quesada, et al.
In this section we are dealing about the role of Neurospora crassa in environmental sectors along with the utilization of hydrolysates in the production of valuable products.
In Berkeley, for example, teams are collaborating on understanding the mechanisms of Neurospora crassa, a model fungus that breaks down woody fiber, and the way its enzymes, transporters and regulators function.
Analysis of nutrient-dependent transcript variations in Neurospora crassa.