KEGG   Aspergillus flavus

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T numberT01090
Org codeafv
Full nameAspergillus flavus
DefinitionAspergillus flavus NRRL3357
TaxonomyTAX: 332952
    LineageEukaryota; Fungi; Dikarya; Ascomycota; Pezizomycotina; Eurotiomycetes; Eurotiomycetidae; Eurotiales; Aspergillaceae; Aspergillus
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000006275.2)
BioProject: 38227
KeywordsHuman pathogen, Plant pathogen
DiseaseH01328 Aspergillosis
CommentCommon saprophyte and opportunistic pathogen.
Produces numerous secondary metabolites.
Produces aflatoxins.
One of the most frequently isolated mold species in agriculture and medicine.
Capable of degrading numerous complex organic polymers and is an effective recycler in the biosphere.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 13485
ReferencePMID: 19195728
    AuthorsCleveland TE et al.
    TitlePotential of Aspergillus flavus genomics for applications in biotechnology.
    JournalTrends Biotechnol 27:151-7 (2009)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.11.008