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Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 248–251 | Cite as

Distribution of nuclei in macroconidia ofMicrosporum gypseum

  • N. Hejtmánková
  • K. Lenhart
  • M. Hejtmánek
  • S. Komenda
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Abstract

The distribution of nuclei in macroconidia was investigated in 20 strains of the dermatophyteMicrosporum gypseum by fluorescence microscopy. The macroconidia were characterized by the right-left and the central-marginal symmetry indices. In 18 strains the significant majority of the nuclei were situated in the basal part of the macroconidium, the remaining 2 strains showed a more or less uniform distribution of nuclei. All strains had higher numbers of nuclei in the central part of the macroconidium as compared with the periphery.

Keywords

Basal Part Acridine Orange Apical Part Symmetry Index Significant Prevalence 
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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Hejtmánková
    • 1
  • K. Lenhart
    • 1
  • M. Hejtmánek
    • 1
  • S. Komenda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology and Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of MedicinePalacký UniversityOlomouc

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