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(Science: microbiology) filament of fungal tissue that may or may not be separated into a file of cells by cross walls (septa).

It is the main growth form of filamentous fungi and is characterised by growth at the tip followed by lateral branching.

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Re: A question from Cloning

... cell of an insect, I could expect the cross product of the reaction to produce an insect with a fungal characteristic ( insect larva born with a hypha), OR , a fungus with an insect characteristic ( motile fungi). I would like to hear your valuable comments about this possibility. With regards, ...

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by koyal
Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: A question from Cloning
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contrasting several microbes

... bud. It will grow bigger and can as big as its 'mother' Fission - a single individual divides itself into two pieces with similiar size Vegetative hyphae - the portion that produces asexual reproductive spores; these include the following: 1. conidiospores: spores borne externally on an aerial ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:26 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: contrasting several microbes
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