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Record number 401083
Title Water- and air-distributed conidia differ in sterol content and cytoplasmic microviscosity
Author(s) Leeuwen, M.R. van; Doorn, T.M. van; Golovina, E.A.; Stark, J.; Dijksterhuis, J.
Source Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76 (2010)1. - ISSN 0099-2240 - p. 366 - 369.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01632-09
Department(s) Laboratory of Plant Physiology
Biophysics
EPS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) penicillium-discolor - germinating conidia - plasma-membrane - ergosterol - viscosity - radicals - filipin - spores
Abstract Airborne and waterborne fungal spores were compared with respect to cytoplasmic viscosity and the presence of ergosterol. These parameters differed markedly between the two spore types and correlated with spore survival. This suggests that the mode of spore dispersal has a bearing on cellular composition, which is relevant for the eradication of industrially relevant fungal propagules
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