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Descriptor English: Chytridiomycota
Descriptor Spanish: Quitridiomicetos
Descriptor Portuguese: Quitridiomicetos
Descriptor French: Chytridiomycota
Entry term(s): Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Mastigomycotina
Tree number(s): B01.300.283
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008411
Scope note: A phylum of fungi that was formerly considered a subdivision of Phycomycetes. They are the only fungi that produce motile spores (zoospores) at some stage in their life cycle. Most are saprobes but they also include examples of plant, animal, and fungal pathogens.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Phycomyces (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 99; see MASTIGOMYCOTINA 1986-98
History Note: 99(86)
DeCS ID: 19532
Unique ID: D008411
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Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/02/12
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Chytridiomycota - Preferred
Concept UI M0013093
Scope note A phylum of fungi that was formerly considered a subdivision of Phycomycetes. They are the only fungi that produce motile spores (zoospores) at some stage in their life cycle. Most are saprobes but they also include examples of plant, animal, and fungal pathogens.
Preferred term Chytridiomycota
Entry term(s) Mastigomycotina
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis - Narrower
Concept UI M0571856
Scope note A species of Chytridiomycota fungi that is the causative agent of chytridiomycosis in amphibians.
Preferred term Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis



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