Glycoproteins of Aspergillus Species

  • Veronica M. Hearn
  • Eliana Barreto-Bergter
Part of the The Mycota book series (MYCOTA, volume 12)


Aspergillus species are among the most common causal agents of the deep mycoses in the developed world. They have been implicated as etiological agents of several lung diseases including allergic asthma, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), aspergilloma and invasive aspergillosis (IA). Over 90% of all cases of Aspergillus-related diseases are caused by A. fumigatus (Denning 1998). Glycoproteins identified from the aspergilli have become increasingly important for their implications with respect to the different types of disease resulting from colonization and invasion with various species of this genus.


Sialic Acid Invasive Aspergillosis Aspergillus Fumigatus Aspergillus Species Aspergillus Nidulans 
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  • Veronica M. Hearn
  • Eliana Barreto-Bergter
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de MicrobiologiaUniversidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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