Syncephalastrum racemosum

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Syncephalastrum racemosum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Mucorales
Family: Syncephalastraceae
Genus: Syncephalastrum
Species: S. racemosum
Binomial name
Syncephalastrum racemosum
Cohn ex J. Schröt.

Syncephalastrum racemosum is a filamentous fungus.[1][2]

Clinical significance[edit]

It can cause nail disease,[3] especially in damaged nails.


  1. ^ Chen LY, Ho HC, Tsai YC, Liao TH (May 1993). "Deoxyribonuclease of Syncephalastrum racemosum--enzymatic properties and molecular structure". Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 303 (1): 51–6. doi:10.1006/abbi.1993.1254. PMID 8489265. 
  2. ^ Ho HC, Liao TH (April 1999). "Protein structure and gene cloning of Syncephalastrum racemosum nuclease". Biochem. J. 339. ( Pt 2): 261–7. PMC 1220154Freely accessible. PMID 10191256. 
  3. ^ Pavlović MD, Bulajić N (2006). "Great toenail onychomycosis caused by Syncephalastrum racemosum". Dermatol. Online J. 12 (1): 7. PMID 16638375.