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Mycopathologia

, Volume 45, Issue 3–4, pp 253–257 | Cite as

Interet de la microscopie electronique a balayage pour l'etude morphologique des spores de levures

  • J. -M. Belin
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Abstract

The morphology of spores is an important aspect of yeasts systematic. It is a good thing to state the size, the shape and the ornamentation of these spores; only scanning electron microscopy is able to bring a satisfactory answer. This preliminary work applied toEndomycopsis javanensis (Klöcker)Dekker spores shows that their warty aspect is due to the presence of warts and mamelons and that the width of the equatorial edge varies considerably for a given spore and from one spore to another.

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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. 1971

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