Aspergillus restrictus

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Aspergillus restrictus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Trichocomaceae
Genus: Aspergillus
Species: A. restrictus
Binomial name
Aspergillus restrictus
G.Sm. (1931)[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Penicillium fuscoflavum S.Abe (1956)
  • Aspergillus restrictus var. B G.Sm (1931)

Aspergillus restrictus is a species of fungus in the family Trichocomaceae. It is xerophilic, frequently found in house dust. Studies have suggested that it is an allergen implicated in asthma.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, G. 1931, J. Textile Res. Inst. 22: 115
  2. ^ "Aspergillus restrictus G. Sm.: 115 (1931)". Mycobank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2013-12-15. 
  3. ^ Itabashi T, Hosoe T, Toyasaki N, Imai T, Adachi M, Kawai K (2007). "Allergen activity of xerophilic fungus, Aspergillus restrictus". Arerugī. 56 (2): 101–8. PMID 17347596. 
  4. ^ Abe S. (1956). "Studies on the Classification of the Penicillia". Journal of General and Applied Microbiology Tokyo. 2 (1–2): 344. doi:10.2323/jgam.2.1.