Introduction to Fungi: Learning Outcomes

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    00:00 So after listening to our initial discussion on fungi, I hope you can distinguish the two general types of fungi. I hope you know the different kinds of fungal diseases, the general categories and how they originate, and you're familiar with drugs that are used to treat fungal infections.

    00:17 Thanks for listening and come back and hear more about these fungal diseases.

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    The lecture Introduction to Fungi: Learning Outcomes by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Fungi.

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    1. All fungi are strict anaerobes.
    2. There are two major types of fungi: filamentous and yeast.
    3. Fungi are ubiquitous in the environment.
    4. Fungi can secrete enzymes that digest cellulose from plants.
    5. Fungi are heterotrophs.
    1. On the moon
    2. In the grout between bathtub tiles
    3. In a vat of freshly brewed beer
    4. On a rotting tree trunk
    5. On a piece of fruit abandoned in a school locker
    1. ...they can grow in one of two forms.
    2. ...they can only reproduce asexually.
    3. ...they can only grow inside a place that is dark.
    4. ...they die once producing offspring.
    5. ...they are made of only two key materials.
    1. An infection that specifically targets previously healthy patients rather than the immunocompromised: irregular mycoses
    2. An infection that involves the skin or the underlying tissue that can get into the lymphatic system and spread throughout: subcutaneous mycoses
    3. Infections limited to the surface of the skin and the skin structures: superficial/cutaneous mycoses
    4. Infections caused by geographically restricted fungi (that is, they only occur in certain places in the world): endemic mycoses
    5. Infections specifically in immunosuppressed patients: cpportunistic mycoses
    1. Ketoconazole
    2. Itraconazole
    3. Fluconazole
    4. Voriconazole
    5. Caspofungin

    Author of lecture Introduction to Fungi: Learning Outcomes

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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