Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 56, Issue 4, pp 349–356 | Cite as

Coenzyme Q systems in ascomycetous black yeasts

  • Y. Yamada
  • Kazue Sugihara
  • G. W. Van Eijk
  • H. J. Roeijmans
  • G. S. De Hoog
Article

Abstract

72 Strains belonging to 44 species of ascomycetous black yeasts were analyzed for their coenzyme Q systems. Prevalent were Q-10 and dihydrogenated Q-10 systems. Members of the Dothidealean suborder Dothideineae have Q-10 (H2), while those belonging to the suborder Pseudosphaeriineae mostly have Q-10. The anamorph genus Exophiala Carmichael and the teleomorph genus Capronia Sacc. seem to be heterogenous.

Key words

coenzyme Q ubiquinones black yeasts Exophiala Aureobasidium Hormonema yeast-like fungi ascomycetes taxonomy chemotaxonomy 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Yamada
    • 1
  • Kazue Sugihara
    • 1
  • G. W. Van Eijk
    • 2
  • H. J. Roeijmans
    • 2
  • G. S. De Hoog
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Applied Microbiology, Department of Agricultural ChemistryShizuoka UniversityShizuokaJapan
  2. 2.Centraalbureau voor SchimmelculturesBaarnThe Netherlands

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