Stachybotrys


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Stach·y·bot·rys

(Stak-ē-bot'ris),
A genus of mitosporic fungi containing over 40 described species, only a few of which are reported in the literature. Some species are potent mycotoxin producers and may cause mycotoxicosis in animals and humans.
See also: stachybotryotoxicosis.
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Alternaria and Stachybotrys species, among others, were also identified through spore collections.
44 of the identified species have been found in litter, corresponding to the genera of Myrothecium, Scolecobasidium and Stachybotrys. Forty species (genus Monodictys) have been associated with air, and 39 species with wood (genera Nodulisporium and Phlyctema Desm.).
Specific detection of Stachybotrys chartarum in pure culture using quantitative polymerase chain reaction.
TCEs also know to cause Stachybotryotoxicoses suspected illnesses of humans occupying Stachybotrys contaminated buildings [48].
Comparison ofinflammatory and cytotoxic lung responses in mice after intratracheal exposure to spores of two different Stachybotrys chartarum strains.
Tout moisit, hormis le vigoureux stachybotrys atra, champignon toujours vert de la moisissure.
Gargouri, "Purification and biochemical characterization of an atypical fi-glucosidase from Stachybotrys microspora," Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, vol.
Aureobasidium pullulans, Chaetomium thermophilum, Mucor circinelloides, Scopulariopsis koningii, Stachybotrys chartarum, Trichoderma hamatum, and Ulocladium chartarum were isolated in rare incidence from mummy samples.
The previously available data on 1-thio-[beta]-D-glucopyranosides as glycosidase inhibitors were limited to the derivatives with the following aglycones: phenyl (2a), [K.sub.i] = 1530 [micro]M (Stachybotrys atra) [21]; 4-nitrophenyl, [K.sub.i] = 664 [micro]M (rice) and [K.sub.i] = 95 [micro]M (barley) [22]; benzo-1, 4-quinone, [K.sub.i] = 60 [micro]M (A.
Harkema, "Satratoxin-G from the black mold Stachybotrys chartarum induces rhinitis and apoptosis of olfactory sensory neurons in the nasal airways of rhesus monkeys," Toxicologic Pathology, vol.
Straus, "Detection of airborne Stachybotrys chartarum macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxins in the indoor environment," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Prevalence and airborne spore levels of Stachybotrys spp.