Aspergillus nidulans

Definition

Aspergillus nidulans is a filamentous soil fungus in the phylum Ascomcyetes. It is a fungal model system used to study cell biology and molecular genetics including recombination and DNA repair, and can form sexual spores by meiosis, enabling genetic crosses; its sexual form or teleomorph is known as Emericella nidulans.

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