Aspergillus

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Related to aspergilli: Aspergillus glaucus, Aspergillus versicolor
  • noun

Synonyms for Aspergillus

genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals

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8] Furthermore, the pH level in the normal ear canal is on the acidic side, and the common pathogenic aspergilli experience optimal growth at a pH range of 5 to 7.
Aspergilli were subcultured onto Sabouraud glucose agar (Oxoid, Basingstoke, UK) for 48 h at 37[degrees]C.
For penicillia and aspergilli, this method requires subculturing of purified organisms on specialized media for seven to 14 days, followed by microscopic examination by a trained mycologist.
Aspergilli impact mankind in both positive and negative ways, but as a group these organisms have been studied very little and are poorly understood.
Awamori is a distilled liquor made from Thai rice fermented with black aspergilli.