black mold

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black mold

[′blak ‚mōld]
(mycology)
Any dark fungus belonging to the order Mucorales.
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of rose grafts and onion bulbs marked by black appearance due to the mold.
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Biotransformation of one monoterpene by sporulated surface cultures of Aspergillus niger and Penicillium sp.
Simultaneous purification and immobilization of Aspergillus niger xylanase on the reversibly soluble polymer Eudragit[TM] L-100.
Stock culture of Aspergillus niger AK10 (AK10) was maintained on Potato Dextrose Agar slant (PDA; Oxoid, USA).
Degradation of Ochratoxin A by proteases and by a crude enzyme of Aspergillus niger.
Aspergillus niger, if inhaled with large amounts of spores, causes the serious lung disease aspergillosis.
Case 8 represents a patient with necrotizing Aspergillus niger pneumonia and lung infarction who was found at autopsy to have extensive deposition of brightly birefringent calcium oxalate crystals having diverse shapes, and focally aggregated into rosettes and wheat sheaflike structures (Figures 8 through 10).
Researchers have found that the fungus Aspergillus niger either binds with grapefruit furanocomarins or enzymatically breaks them down.
U), while the fungus strain Aspergillus niger was isolated in microbiology laboratory, department of biology, Constantine University.
Damisha et al have been reported the efects of chemical pretreatment of some lignocellulosic wastes on the recovery of cellulose from Aspergillus niger AH3 mutants[1].
Among the former are asparaginase from and expressed in Aspergillus niger, paprika extract, phospholipase C expressed in Pichia pastoris, and an addendum to earlier reports on steviol glycosides.
Derived from the micro-organism Aspergillus niger, PreventASe converts asparagine, a precursor of acrylamide, into naturally occurring amino acid asparate.
The biological activity of the extract was assessed in vitro against Aspergillus niger, Paecilomyces variotii, Trametes versicolor, Gloeophyllum trabeum, Postia placenta, and Chaetomium globosum.