blastospore


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blastospore

 [blas´to-spor]
a spore formed by budding, as in yeast.

blas·to·co·nid·i·um

(blas'tō-cŏ-nid'ē-ŭm),
A holoblastic conidium that is produced singly or in chains, and detached at maturity leaving a bud scar, as in the budding of a yeast cell.
Synonym(s): blastospore
[blasto- + conidium]

blastospore

(blăs′tə-spôr′)
n.
A fungal spore produced by budding.

blastospore

a spore formed by budding, as in yeast. Called also blastoconidia.
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The process of host colonization initiates after penetration, with the penetrating hyphae becoming thicker and ramify within the tegument and the hemocoel of the insect, forming blastospores.
Study of the mixing conditions in bioreactor for blastospores production of Beauveria bassiana
Transition from blastospores to hyphae is an integral part of biofilm formation.
At the present time, use of conidia seems to be the best method for application of this fungus; the use of blastospores produced in liquid culture requires further investigation to determine optimal conditions to develop infective and virulent propagules against D.
albicans transforms from blastospores into invasive hyphae forms (Jackson et al.
Liquid culture production of desiccation-tolerant blastospores of the bioinsecticidal fungus Paecilomyces fumosoroseus.
The other results together with the presence and distribution of blastospores along the pseudomycelium allowed the classification as Candida tropicalis.
On microscopy, Candida hyphae or blastospores can be seen.
Candida albicans is identified by observing thin-walled blastospores and pseudohyphae in Pap smears.
albicans cells were present as blastospores (yeast forms) attached to the surface of the disk, which appeared as a haze-like film covering the fungal microcolonies.
LCF has proven economical to use, yielding blastospores or microsclerotia in 2-3 days versus 10-14 days for conidia using traditional solid-substrate culture methods, says Jackson.