Tausonia Bab'eva (1998)

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Abstract

The salient features of Tausonia are infrequent production of arthroconidia, conspicuous formation of hyphae with clamp connections that normally are incomplete, presence of chlamydospores, preference for low temperatures, and phylogenetic placement within the Cystofilobasidiales. In the determination of the asexual reproduction it is seen that it involves budding and formation of arthroconidia. True hyphae with incomplete clamp connections and subglobose terminal, lateral, or intercalary chlamydospores are formed. Ballistoconidia are not produced. The chapter also discusses physiology/biochemistry and phylogenetic placement of the genus. The type species taken is Tausonia pamirica. In the systematic discussion of the species, growth on 5% malt extract agar, Dalmau plate culture on corn meal agar, gene sequence accession number, type strain, cell carbohydrates (extracellular polysaccharides), origin of the strains studied, and systematics are determined. © 2011

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Yeasts
PublisherElsevier
Pages1999-2001
Number of pages3
Volume3
ISBN (Print)9780444521491
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Sampaio, J. P. (2011). Tausonia Bab'eva (1998). In The Yeasts (Vol. 3, pp. 1999-2001). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-52149-1.00159-2