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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Arxiozyma Van Der Walt & Yarrow

Author
item Kurtzman, Cletus

Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 15, 1996
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This chapter on the yeast genus Arxiozyma is for the international reference book The Yeasts, A Taxonomic Study, 4th edition. The chapter provides information on morphology and growth characteristics of A. telluris, the only species in the genus. Arxiozyma is a common human and animal pathogen best know by its asexual name of Candida pintolopesii.

Technical Abstract: The genus Arxiozyma and its asexual form Candida pintolopesii are described. Descriptions of morphology, ascosporic state, physiology and habitat are provided.

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