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Emericella


Emericella               Print PDF

Natural Habitat

  • Plant material
  • Seeds
  • Soil

Suitable Substrates in the Indoor Environment

  • Building materials
  • Dust
  • Food

Water Activity

  • Unknown

Mode of Dissemination

  • Wind

Allergenic Potential

  • Type I (asthma and hay fever)

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen

  • Onchomycosis

Industrial Uses

  • Unknown

Potential Toxins Produced

  • Asperthecin
  • Asperugin
  • Aspergiline
  • Corycepin
  • Echinocandin B
  • Emerin
  • Emericellin
  • Nidurufin
  • Sterigmatocystin
  • Penicillin
  • Pentostatin

Other Comments

  • Genetically related to (meiosporic state) some Aspergillus species

References

  • Gugnani, H.C., Vijayan, V.K., Tyagi P., Sharma, S., Stchigel, A.M., and Guarro, J. 2004. Onychomycosis due to Emericella quadrilineata. J. Clin Microbiol. 42 (2): 914–916