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Home • Trichophyton rubrum CBS 118892
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This is a bottom view of a Sabouraud dextrose agar plate culture growing a Mexican isolate of T. rubrum var. rodhaini. Photo from Wikipedia
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Athlete's foot is a fungal infection (Trichophyton rubrum) of the skin that causes scaling, flaking, and itching of affected areas. It is typically transmitted in moist areas where people walk barefoot, such as showers or bathhouses. Photo by Falloonb

This genome was sequenced by the Broad Institute.

The dermatophyte fungus Trichophyton rubrum is the most frequent cause of fungal skin infections in humans, causing primarily tinea pedis, tinea corporis and onychomycosis. The species is antropophilic but occasionally found on cats and dogs.The Trichophyton rubrum genome is estimated at 22 Mb, organized in five chromosomes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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