by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    The lecture Fungi by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Microbiology: Introduction. It contains the following chapters:

    • Eukaryotic Microbes - Fungi
    • Yeasts
    • Pathogenic Yeasts
    • Filamentous Fungi (Molds)
    • Indoor Molds
    • Histoplasmosis
    • Global Warming and Fungal Diseases

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    1. Alternating alpha chains that create a semi-permeable mesh.
    2. A phospholipid bilayer that forms a cell membrane.
    3. A layer of chitin, a sugar polymer.
    4. A layer of beta-glucans.
    5. A layer of manno-proteins.
    1. A person who has recently received an organ transplant.
    2. An active cyclist.
    3. A kindergarten teacher.
    4. A member of the high school swim team.
    5. Someone taking a daily asprin.
    1. It will cause rapid dehydration from vomiting and diarrhea.
    2. Redness and soreness inside the mouth.
    3. Infections in the genital and vaginal areas.
    4. It can get into the bloodstream and spread to different organs, particularly the heart, brain, and eyes.
    5. A white coating on the tongue or on the mucosal membranes of the mouth.
    1. ...basidiospores and ascospores.
    2. ...sporoblasts and sporoclasts.
    3. ...candidaspores and neospores.
    4. ...basidiospores and neospores.
    5. ...sporoclasts and ascospores.
    1. Giardia.
    2. Fusarium.
    3. Aspergillosis.
    4. Histoplasmosis.
    5. Cryptococcal Meningitis.
    1. The network of filaments that makes up the filamentous fungi.
    2. A sugar polymer that consists of multiple residues of N-acetylglucosamine.
    3. A single cell growing organism in human that causes a disease called Cryptococcosis.
    4. A fungi associated with individuals who have a central venous catheter inserted into the large vein in their chest to deliver antibiotics.
    5. One of the diseases caused by breathing in spores that are found in the home.

    Author of lecture Fungi

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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