KEGG   Aspergillus flavus

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T numberT01090
Org codeafv
Full nameAspergillus flavus
DefinitionAspergillus flavus NRRL3357
CategoryReference genome
TaxonomyTAX: 332952
    LineageEukaryota; Fungi; Dikarya; Ascomycota; Pezizomycotina; Eurotiomycetes; Eurotiomycetidae; Eurotiales; Aspergillaceae; Aspergillus; Aspergillus subgen. Circumdati
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000006275.2)
BioProject: 38227
KeywordsHuman pathogen, Animal pathogen, Insect pathogen, Plant pathogen
DiseaseH01328 Aspergillosis
CommentCommon saprophyte.
Produces a whole array of secondary metabolites in addition to aflatoxins.
Pan-kingdom pathogen capable of causing serious diseases in plants, insects and vertebrates.
Capable of degrading numerous complex organic polymers.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 13485
ReferencePMID: 19195728
    AuthorsCleveland TE, Yu J, Fedorova N, Bhatnagar D, Payne GA, Nierman WC, Bennett JW
    TitlePotential of Aspergillus flavus genomics for applications in biotechnology.
    JournalTrends Biotechnol 27:151-7 (2009)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.11.008