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.