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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Filamentous fungi from the Atlantic marine sponge Dragmacidon reticulatum
Author: Passarini, MRZ
Santos, C
Lima, N
Berlinck, RGS
Sette, LD
Abstract: Dragmacidon reticulatum is a marine sponge of wide occurrence in the Eastern and Western Atlantic. Little is known about D. reticulatum fungal diversity. Filamentous fungi recovered from D. reticulatum were assessed in the present study using a polyphasic taxonomic approach, including classical morphology, molecular biology and MALDI-TOF ICMS. Ninety-eight fungal strains were isolated from two D. reticulatum samples by using six different culture media, which were identified up to the genus level. Sixty-four distinct fungal ribotypes were obtained, distributed among twenty-four different genera belonging to the Ascomycota and Zygomycota. Representatives of Penicillium and Trichoderma were the most diverse and abundant fungi isolated. Amongst Penicillium spp. three isolates belonged to the same ribotype can be considered as a putative new species. Data derived from the present study highlight the importance of using a polyphasic approach to get an accurate identification in order to structure a reliable culture collection.
Subject: Filamentous fungi
Marine sponge
Polyphasic taxonomy
Country: EUA
Editor: Springer
Citation: Archives Of Microbiology. Springer, v. 195, n. 2, n. 99, n. 111, 2013.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s00203-012-0854-6
Date Issue: 2013
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