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Descriptor in English: Mucor
Descriptor in Spanish: Mucor
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mucor
Descriptor in French: Mucor
Entry term(s): Mucors
Tree number(s): B01.300.300.500.500
Scope note: A genus of zygomycetous fungi of the family Mucoraceae, order Mucorales. It is primarily saprophytic, but may cause MUCORMYCOSIS in man from spores germinating in the lungs.
Annotation: a zygomycete; infection = MUCORMYCOSIS
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
DeCS UI: 9281
Descriptor UI: D009089
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Mucor - Preferred
Concept UI M0014178
Scope note A genus of zygomycetous fungi of the family Mucoraceae, order Mucorales. It is primarily saprophytic, but may cause MUCORMYCOSIS in man from spores germinating in the lungs.
Preferred term Mucor
Entry term(s) Mucors



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