chlamydospore


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thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae

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albicans in producing both germ tubes and chlamydospores, has since been recovered from the oral washings of approximately 25% of 94 HIV-positive Irish patients with or without AIDS and 3% of 150 HIV-negative Irish persons (3,4), which suggests that this species belongs to the indigenous microflora of the oral cavity, albeit in a minority of healthy persons.
The topics include the influence of light on the biology of Trichoderma, asexual development from conidia to chlamydospores, metabolomic approaches to studying their interaction with plants, marine-derived Trichoderma as a source of new bioactive metabolites, and Trichoderma as a human pathogen.
This is because ectomycorrhizal inoculum can persist for a short time after a disturbance as chlamydospores, sclerotia, on root tips of surviving trees, and, briefly, as hyphae emanating from dying or recently dead root tips.
ramorum, finding that a common lineage produces more chlamydospores when cultured on salt medium.
Chlamydospores are incorporated into soil with crop residues, and they may survive there for one to several years, infecting the roots of any susceptible crop that is planted.
Grocott and periodic acid--Schiff stains showed the presence of several yeast, subspherical budding cells (up to 5 [micro]m in diameter), terminal and spherical chlamydospores (up to 10 [micro]m in diameter), and pseudohyphal elements.
Chlamydospores of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomus), as well as zygospores of the algae Zygnema and Spirogira found in the cave also support the contention of wet and mild climatic conditions (Navarro et al.