trichophyton

Summary

Summary: A mitosporic fungal genus and an anamorphic form of Arthroderma. Various species attack the skin, nails, and hair.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Infection stages of the dermatophyte pathogen Trichophyton: microscopic characterization and proteolytic enzymes
    Gil Kaufman
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Med Mycol 45:149-55. 2007
  2. pmc Comparative genome analysis of Trichophyton rubrum and related dermatophytes reveals candidate genes involved in infection
    Diego A Martinez
    Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    MBio 3:e00259-12. 2012
  3. ncbi Genetic advances in dermatophytes
    Maria Grumbt
    Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology Hans Knoell Institute, Junior Research Group Fundamental Molecular Biology of Pathogenic Fungi, Jena, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 320:79-86. 2011
  4. ncbi The susceptibility of dermatophytes to photodynamic treatment with special focus on Trichophyton rubrum
    Threes G M Smijs
    Department of Environmental Science, Open University Netherlands, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Photochem Photobiol 87:2-13. 2011
  5. pmc Phylogenetic classification and species identification of dermatophyte strains based on DNA sequences of nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer 1 regions
    K Makimura
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 37:920-4. 1999
  6. ncbi Outbreak of tinea corporis gladiatorum, a fungal skin infection due to Trichophyton tonsurans, in a French high level judo team
    D M Poisson
    Unite de Microbiologie, CHR d Orleans, hôpital de la Source, Orleans, France
    Euro Surveill 10:187-90. 2005
  7. ncbi Tinea capitis due to Trichophyton rubrum in a neonate
    Sung Eun Chang
    Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:356-8. 2002
  8. ncbi Successful mating of Trichophyton rubrum with Arthroderma simii
    Kazushi Anzawa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Med Mycol 48:629-34. 2010
  9. ncbi Secreted proteases from dermatophytes
    Michel Monod
    Service de Dermatologie et Venereologie, Laboratoire de Mycologie, BT422, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mycopathologia 166:285-94. 2008
  10. ncbi Arthroconidia production in Trichophyton rubrum and a new ex vivo model of onychomycosis
    S Amir Yazdanparast
    Department of Microbiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Med Microbiol 55:1577-81. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and Infection
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. TRICHOPHYTON AND ASPERGILLUS IMMUNOLOGY AND LUNG DISEASE
    Thomas Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 1999
  3. ASTHMA AND ALLERGIC DISEASES CENTER
    Thomas Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 2000
  4. Development of a New Topical Antifungal Agent
    Sheldon Pinnell; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Development of a New Topical Antifungal Agent
    Sheldon Pinnell; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITIS
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. Biology and Drug Resistance of Candida Biofilms
    Mahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. MECHANISM OF IL-12 INHIBITION BY CANDIDA ALBICANS
    Mahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTE RESPONSE TO HPV 16
    Mayumi Nakagawa; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Gordon Conf. on Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology
    James Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications254 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Infection stages of the dermatophyte pathogen Trichophyton: microscopic characterization and proteolytic enzymes
    Gil Kaufman
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Med Mycol 45:149-55. 2007
    Dermatophytes are pathogenic fungi that infect human skin, nails and hair and cause dermatophytosis. Trichophyton mentagrophytes is one of the most widespread species that belong to this group...
  2. pmc Comparative genome analysis of Trichophyton rubrum and related dermatophytes reveals candidate genes involved in infection
    Diego A Martinez
    Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    MBio 3:e00259-12. 2012
    The major cause of athlete's foot is Trichophyton rubrum, a dermatophyte or fungal pathogen of human skin. To facilitate molecular analyses of the dermatophytes, we sequenced T...
  3. ncbi Genetic advances in dermatophytes
    Maria Grumbt
    Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology Hans Knoell Institute, Junior Research Group Fundamental Molecular Biology of Pathogenic Fungi, Jena, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 320:79-86. 2011
    ..Therefore, it appeared timely to review the available molecular tools and methodologies in dermatophyte research, which may provide future insights into the virulence of these clinically important pathogens...
  4. ncbi The susceptibility of dermatophytes to photodynamic treatment with special focus on Trichophyton rubrum
    Threes G M Smijs
    Department of Environmental Science, Open University Netherlands, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Photochem Photobiol 87:2-13. 2011
    ..This review focuses on the susceptibility of dermatophytic fungi, in particular Trichophyton rubrum, to PDT and shows its potential usefulness in treatment of clinical dermatophytoses...
  5. pmc Phylogenetic classification and species identification of dermatophyte strains based on DNA sequences of nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer 1 regions
    K Makimura
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 37:920-4. 1999
    The mutual phylogenetic relationships of dermatophytes of the genera Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermophyton were demonstrated by using internal transcribed spacer 1 (ITS1) region ribosomal DNA sequences. Trichophyton spp...
  6. ncbi Outbreak of tinea corporis gladiatorum, a fungal skin infection due to Trichophyton tonsurans, in a French high level judo team
    D M Poisson
    Unite de Microbiologie, CHR d Orleans, hôpital de la Source, Orleans, France
    Euro Surveill 10:187-90. 2005
    An outbreak of 49 cases of tinea corporis gladiatorum due to Trichophyton tonsurans infection occurred in a high level judo team of 131 members in Orleans, central France, between October 2004 and April 2005...
  7. ncbi Tinea capitis due to Trichophyton rubrum in a neonate
    Sung Eun Chang
    Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:356-8. 2002
    ..Furthermore, Trichophyton rubrum as a causative organism of tinea capitis is documented very rarely. We report herein a neonate in whom T...
  8. ncbi Successful mating of Trichophyton rubrum with Arthroderma simii
    Kazushi Anzawa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Med Mycol 48:629-34. 2010
    Crossing of Trichophyton rubrum with Arthroderma simii yielded many ascomata around the fluffy T. rubrum colonies. One of the 35 supposed ascospores isolated from matured ascoma was shown to be a hybrid of the two species...
  9. ncbi Secreted proteases from dermatophytes
    Michel Monod
    Service de Dermatologie et Venereologie, Laboratoire de Mycologie, BT422, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mycopathologia 166:285-94. 2008
    ..Sulphitolysis is likely to be an essential step in the digestion of compact keratinized tissues which precedes the action of all proteases...
  10. ncbi Arthroconidia production in Trichophyton rubrum and a new ex vivo model of onychomycosis
    S Amir Yazdanparast
    Department of Microbiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Med Microbiol 55:1577-81. 2006
    The dermatophyte fungus Trichophyton rubrum often produces arthroconidia in vivo, and these cells are thought to be involved in pathogenesis, and, in shed skin scales, to act as a source of infection...
  11. ncbi Trichophyton violaceum: a rare isolate in 18-day-old neonate
    R B Surpam
    Department of Microbiology, TNMC and BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai 400008, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 24:292-3. 2006
    b>Trichophyton violaceum, a less common and geographically restricted infection is reported in a 18-day-old neonate. The diagnosis was made by potassium hydroxide of skin scraping examination and confirmed by culture...
  12. ncbi Signature polymorphisms in the internal transcribed spacer region relevant for the differentiation of zoophilic and anthropophilic strains of Trichophyton interdigitale and other species of T. mentagrophytes sensu lato
    S Heidemann
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 162:282-95. 2010
    ..Dermatophytes are the main cause of superficial mycoses in humans and animals. Molecular research has given useful insights into the phylogeny and taxonomy of the dermatophytes to overcome the difficulties with conventional diagnostics...
  13. ncbi Preclinical studies with 5,10,15-Tris(4-methylpyridinium)-20-phenyl-[21H,23H]-porphine trichloride for the photodynamic treatment of superficial mycoses caused by Trichophyton rubrum
    Threes G M Smijs
    Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Photochem Photobiol 85:733-9. 2009
    ..We have recently demonstrated the susceptibility of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum to photodynamic treatment (PDT) with 5,10,15-Tris(4-methylpyridinium)-20-phenyl-[21H,23H]-porphine ..
  14. ncbi Antifungal effect of 5-aminolevulinic acid PDT in Trichophyton rubrum
    H Kamp
    Center of Experimental and Applied Cutaneous Physiology CCP, Charitéte University Medicine Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Mycoses 48:101-7. 2005
    In the present investigation, we have shown for the first time that the onychomycosis-inducing dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum was able to metabolize 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) to protoporphyrin IX (PpIX) in liquid culture medium...
  15. ncbi Transcriptional profiles of Trichophyton rubrum in response to itraconazole
    Youjiang Diao
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Jilin University, Changchun, PR China
    Med Mycol 47:237-47. 2009
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is the predominant causative agent for superficial dermatomycosis. In order to understand how triazole antifungal agents interact with dermatophytes, the gene expression response of T...
  16. ncbi Detection of xanthomegnin in epidermal materials infected with Trichophyton rubrum
    A K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center Sunnybrook site, and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Invest Dermatol 115:901-5. 2000
    ..Aspergillus fungi, was first isolated about 35 y ago as a diffusing pigment from cultures of the dermatophyte, Trichophyton megninii...
  17. ncbi Transcriptional profiles of response to terbinafine in Trichophyton rubrum
    Wenliang Zhang
    State Key Laboratory for Molecular Virology and Genetic Engineering, Beijing 100176, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 82:1123-30. 2009
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is a good model for the study of human pathogenic filamentous fungi. The antifungal agent terbinafine (TRB) shows specific activity against T. rubrum. To identify the transcriptional profiles of response to TRB in T...
  18. ncbi Transcriptional profiling reveals genes in the human pathogen Trichophyton rubrum that are expressed in response to pH signaling
    Henrique C S Silveira
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, 14049 900 Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Microb Pathog 48:91-6. 2010
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is a dermatophyte that infects human skin and nails...
  19. pmc Transcriptional profiles of the response to ketoconazole and amphotericin B in Trichophyton rubrum
    Lu Yu
    State Key Laboratory for Molecular Virology and Genetic Engineering, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100176, China
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:144-53. 2007
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is a pathogenic filamentous fungus of increasing medical concern. Two antifungal agents, ketoconazole (KTC) and amphotericin B (AMB), have specific activity against dermatophytes...
  20. pmc Gene expression profiling in the human pathogenic dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum during growth on proteins
    Christophe Zaugg
    Department of Dermatology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Av de Beaumont 29, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eukaryot Cell 8:241-50. 2009
    ..To address this question, we constructed a cDNA microarray for the human pathogenic dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum that was based on transcripts of the fungus grown on proteins...
  21. ncbi Tinea incognito
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:137-9. 2010
    ..Tinea incognito usually resembles neurodermatitis, atopic dermatitis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, lupus erythematosus, or contact dermatitis, and the diagnosis is frequently missed or delayed...
  22. ncbi Enhanced gene replacements in Ku80 disruption mutants of the dermatophyte, Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Tsuyoshi Yamada
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 298:208-17. 2009
    ..of targeted gene disruption via homologous recombination is low in the clinically important dermatophyte, Trichophyton mentagrophytes...
  23. ncbi Role of the ABC transporter TruMDR2 in terbinafine, 4-nitroquinoline N-oxide and ethidium bromide susceptibility in Trichophyton rubrum
    Ana Lucia Fachin
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, 14049 900 Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 55:1093-9. 2006
    ..TruMDR2, encoding an ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter was cloned and sequenced from the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum...
  24. ncbi Pustular psoriasis-like tinea incognito due to Trichophyton rubrum
    Gamze Serarslan
    Department
    Mycoses 50:523-4. 2007
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed by mycological examination including culture. Complete clinical resolution was observed with oral and topical antimycotic treatment...
  25. doi Trichophyton rubrum autoinoculation from infected nails is not such a rare phenomenon
    Jacek C Szepietowski
    Mycoses 51:345-6. 2008
    ..Here, we present a rare case report - an inflammatory tinea barbae due to an anthropophilic fungus (Trichophyton rubrum), which is the main pathogen of onychomycosis and tinea pedis...
  26. ncbi [From hedgehogs to men. Zoophilic dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton erinacei in eight patients]
    S Schauder
    Universitäts Hautklinik Göttingen, von Siebold Strasse 3, 37075, Gottingen, Germany
    Hautarzt 58:62-7. 2007
    ..Eight hedgehog caretakers from Göttingen and the surrounding area developed dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton erinacei...
  27. pmc Variation in restriction fragment length polymorphisms among serial isolates from patients with Trichophyton rubrum infection
    A K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Women s College Hospital, Sunnybrook Site, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3260-6. 2001
    Molecular genotyping of strains of Trichophyton rubrum and T...
  28. ncbi Species distribution and antifungal susceptibilities of dermatophytes during a one year period at a university hospital in Turkey
    Aydan Ozkutuk
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Inciralti Izmir, Turkey
    Mycoses 50:125-9. 2007
    ..The prevalence of dermatophytoses was 7.34% (68/926). Trichophyton rubrum was the most frequent dermatophyte isolated (56%) followed by T. mentagrophytes (38%), T. violaceum (1...
  29. ncbi Trichophyton tonsurans scalp carriage among wrestlers in a national competition in Turkey
    Macit Ilkit
    Division of Mycology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Mycopathologia 172:215-22. 2011
    b>Trichophyton tonsurans tinea gladiatorum is an emerging epidemic among combat-sport athletes across the globe...
  30. ncbi Clinico-epidemiological and mycological aspects of tinea incognito in Iran: A 16-year study
    Akram Ansar
    Dermatology Department, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Hamadan, Iran
    Med Mycol J 52:25-32. 2011
    ..Tinea incognito is a dermatophytic infection in which topical or systemic steroids have modified the clinical appearance of the mycosis and mimicking other skin diseases...
  31. ncbi Non-dermatophyte moulds as pathogens of onychomycosis
    Umme Farwa
    Department of Microbiology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 21:597-600. 2011
    ..To determine the role and pattern of non-dermatophyte moulds as causative agents of onychomycosis...
  32. ncbi An epidemic of tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton tonsurans among children (wrestlers) in Germany
    M El Fari
    Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Mycoses 43:191-6. 2000
    An outbreak of tinea corporis due to Trichophyton tonsurans among 46 children (aged 7-17 years) was investigated. Most of them were wrestlers...
  33. ncbi Effects of a thiosemicarbazide camphene derivative on Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Mirian Ueda Yamaguchi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Farmacêuticas, Universidade Estadual de Maringa, PR, Brazil
    Molecules 14:1796-807. 2009
    ..The compound N(4)-[2,2-dimethyl-3-methylnorbornane]-thiosemicarbazide (TIO C) showed an antifungal effect on Trichophyton mentagrophytes, with values of MIC = 55 mmol L(-1) and MFC = 110 micromol L(-1)...
  34. ncbi rpb2 is a reliable reference gene for quantitative gene expression analysis in the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum
    Tiago R Jacob
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Mycol 50:368-77. 2012
    ..Thus, we investigated the suitability of eight candidate reference genes in isolates of the human dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum subjected to several environmental challenges, such as drug exposure, interaction with human nail and ..
  35. ncbi Clinical evaluation of safety and efficacy of a new topical treatment for onychomycosis
    Adnan Nasir
    Wake Research Associates, LLC, Raleigh, NC, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 10:1186-91. 2011
    ..This clinical study assessed the safety and efficacy of an investigational topical product for the treatment of onychomycosis (nail fungus)...
  36. ncbi In vitro antifungal, anti-elastase and anti-keratinase activity of essential oils of Cinnamomum-, Syzygium- and Cymbopogon-species against Aspergillus fumigatus and Trichophyton rubrum
    Mohd Sajjad Ahmad Khan
    Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
    Phytomedicine 19:48-55. 2011
    ..and geraniol respectively, on growth, hyphal ultrastructure and virulence factors of Aspergillus fumigatus and Trichophyton rubrum...
  37. ncbi A study on stability of phenotype and genotype of Trichophyton rubrum
    Yang Guoling
    Department of Bioengineering, Dalian University of Technology, 116024, Dalian, China
    Mycopathologia 161:205-12. 2006
    To explore the stability of phenotype and genotype in Trichophyton rubrum.
  38. pmc Identification and differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum clinical isolates using PCR-RFLP and RAPD methods
    A Hryncewicz-Gwozdz
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Wrocław Medical University, Chałubińskiego 1, 50 368 Wrocław, Poland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:727-31. 2011
    b>Trichophyton rubrum represents the most frequently isolated causative agent of superficial dermatophyte infections...
  39. ncbi Evaluation of a polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay for dermatophyte and nondermatophyte identification in onychomycosis
    O Bontems
    Department of Dermatology, Laboratoire de Mycologie, BT422, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Dermatol 161:791-6. 2009
    ..The correct identification of the aetiological agent of nail infections is necessary in order to recommend appropriate treatment...
  40. ncbi A rationale for systemic treatment in onychomycosis with negative results on fungal examination
    B Amichai
    Department of Dermatology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Exp Dermatol 36:724-7. 2011
    ..Laboratory confirmation of fungal infection is currently accepted as a requirement before initiation of antifungal treatment in clinical practice...
  41. ncbi The vapor activity of oregano, perilla, tea tree, lavender, clove, and geranium oils against a Trichophyton mentagrophytes in a closed box
    Shigeharu Inouye
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, 256 Otsuka, Hachioji, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0395, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 12:349-54. 2006
    The vapor activity of six essential oils against a Trichophyton mentagrophytes was examined using a closed box. The antifungal activity was determined from colony size, which was correlated with the inoculum size...
  42. ncbi Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis and tinea corporis: treatment and follow-up of four affected family members
    J Ravenscroft
    Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, West Yorkshire, England
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:407-9. 2000
    ..practitioners and their two children, ages 2 years and 6 months, simultaneously infected with the dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans, causing tinea capitis and tinea corporis in the children and tinea corporis in the parents...
  43. ncbi The first case of tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei isolated in Chile
    Marcela Concha
    Departments of Dermatology Infectology Clinical Laboratory, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Dermatol 51:283-5. 2012
    b>Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei is a zoophilic dermatophyte transmitted by hedgehogs which human infections manifest as highly inflammatory and pruritic eruptions.
  44. ncbi Screening for asymptomatic carriage of Trichophyton tonsurans in household contacts of patients with tinea capitis: results of 209 patients from South London
    J M L White
    Department of Cutaneous Allergy, St John s Institute of Dermatology, London, UK
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1061-4. 2007
    There is currently an epidemic of tinea capitis in urban areas of developed countries caused by Trichophyton tonsurans. Recurrence or re-infection with dermatophyte is not uncommon after adequate oral treatment...
  45. ncbi Trichophyton mentagrophytes sive interdigitale? A dermatophyte in the course of time
    Pietro Nenoff
    Laboratory for Medical Microbiology, Mölbis, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 5:198-202. 2007
    Originally, the Trichophyton (T.) mentagrophytes complex distinguished between the anthropophilic subspecies T. mentagrophytes var. interdigitale, T. mentagrophytes var. nodulare (synonym T. krajdenii), and T. mentagrophytes var...
  46. ncbi Inhibition of dermatophytes by optical brighteners
    J Brasch
    Department of Dermatology, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Mycoses 46:120-5. 2003
    ..Typical strains of Trichophyton rubrum, T...
  47. ncbi Trichophyton violaceum is the dominant cause of tinea capitis in children in Tripoli, Libya: results of a two year survey
    Mohamed S Ellabib
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical College, Al Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya
    Mycopathologia 153:145-7. 2002
    ..The etiological agents were identified in 584 cases. Trichophyton violaceum was found to be the most prevalent organism isolated being responsible for 64...
  48. ncbi Trichophyton tonsurans-Ringworm in an NICU
    Ann Vivian Sproul
    Townsville Hospital, North Queensland, Australia
    Neonatal Netw 28:305-8. 2009
    ..We report an infection with the dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans, the most common cause of tinea capitis in children but not yet described in a premature baby who has ..
  49. ncbi Evaluation of a PCR melting profile method for intraspecies differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton interdigitale
    Justyna Leibner-Ciszak
    Gdansk University of Technology, Chemical Faculty, Department of Microbiology, ul Narutowicza 11 12, 80 233 Gdansk, Poland
    J Med Microbiol 59:185-92. 2010
    ..PCR-MP and random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD) were used to type 11 isolates of Trichophyton rubrum, 40 isolates of Trichophyton interdigitale and 14 isolates of Microsporum canis...
  50. ncbi Molecular strain typing of Trichophyton rubrum indicates multiple strain involvement in onychomycosis
    A Yazdanparast
    Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Sciences, PO Box 15875 6171, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Dermatol 148:51-4. 2003
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is an important cause of onychomycosis. Molecular strain typing methods have recently been developed to address questions of epidemiology and source of relapse following treatment.
  51. pmc Transcriptional profiling reveals the expression of novel genes in response to various stimuli in the human dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum
    Nalu T A Peres
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    BMC Microbiol 10:39. 2010
    ..mycoses are common human infections among healthy and immunocompromised hosts, and the anthropophilic fungus Trichophyton rubrum is the most prevalent microorganism isolated from such clinical cases worldwide...
  52. ncbi Increased incidence of Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis in Ontario, Canada between 1985 and 1996
    A K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Mycol 36:55-60. 1998
    In Canada, since the 1990s, Trichophyton tonsurans has emerged as the main cause of tinea capitis. Prior to this the more common agents were T. verrucosum, Microsporum canis and M. audouinii. Over the past few years the incidence of T...
  53. ncbi Epidemiological and aetiological study on tinea pedis and onychomycosis in Algeria
    Assya Djeridane
    Service de Dermatologie, Hôpital Central de l Armée, Kouba, Algiers, Algeria
    Mycoses 49:190-6. 2006
    ..The yeast species Candida parapsilosis and the dermatophytic species Trichophyton rubrum were shown to be the most common pathogens in both tinea pedis (C. parapsilosis 20.4%; T...
  54. ncbi Ciclopirox nail lacquer for the treatment of onychomycosis: an open non-comparative study
    Avner Shemer
    Department of Dermatology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Dermatol 37:137-9. 2010
    ..Thirty-six patients completed the 9-month regimen. Trichophyton rubrum was the most common pathogen...
  55. ncbi The first isolation in Japan of Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei causing tinea manuum
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 44:765-8. 2005
  56. ncbi The pH signaling transcription factor PacC mediates the growth of Trichophyton rubrum on human nail in vitro
    Monica S Ferreira-Nozawa
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Mycol 44:641-5. 2006
    ..e., growth of the dermatophyte T. rubrum appear to be related to molecular events which depend on the action of protein PacC...
  57. ncbi Tinea capitis: fluconazole in Trichophyton tonsurans infection
    M G Mercurio
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 15:229-32. 1998
    Tinea capitis is the most common dermatophyte infection in children. Trichophyton tonsurans is the most common etiologic agent in the United States, and for more than four decades the standard therapy has been griseofulvin...
  58. ncbi Study of clinically suspected onychomycosis in a podiatric population
    Maureen B Jennings
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine, 1800 Park Ave, New York, NY 10035, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 92:327-30. 2002
    ..Of the 1,800 medical charts reviewed, 214 had culture results, of which 120 were positive. Trichophyton rubrum was the most prevalent pathogen, found in 67% of positive cultures...
  59. ncbi Evaluation of antifungal efficacy in an optimized animal model of Trichophyton mentagrophytes-dermatophytosis
    M A Ghannoum
    Center for Medical Mycology, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5028, USA
    J Chemother 16:139-44. 2004
    ..The optimized guinea pig model was found to be highly reproducible, and useful in the primary screening and evaluation of the anti-dermatophytic efficacy of topical and oral formulations of antifungal agents...
  60. pmc Rapid identification and differentiation of Trichophyton species, based on sequence polymorphisms of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer regions, by rolling-circle amplification
    Fanrong Kong
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1192-9. 2008
    ..demonstrated relatively limited polymorphisms within the fungal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions among Trichophyton spp. We sequenced the ITS region (ITS1, 5...
  61. ncbi Molecular taxonomy of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and T. tonsurans
    Y Graser
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Department of Parasitology Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Med Mycol 37:315-30. 1999
    Most members of the anamorph genus Trichophyton are anthropophilic and have evolved with the human host...
  62. ncbi The effects of laser irradiation on Trichophyton rubrum growth
    Emre Vural
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 543, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Lasers Med Sci 23:349-53. 2008
    The effects of various laser wavelengths and fluences on the fungal isolate, Trichophyton rubrum, were examined in vitro. Standard-size isolates of T. rubrum were irradiated by using various laser systems...
  63. ncbi Morphological changes of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum after photodynamic treatment: a scanning electron microscopy study
    Threes G M Smijs
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Mycol 46:315-25. 2008
    Treatment strategies for superficial mycosis caused by the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum consist of the use of topical or oral antifungal preparations. We have recently discovered that T...
  64. ncbi Morphological evidences for onion-induced growth inhibition of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Masoomeh Shams Ghahfarokhi
    Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
    Fitoterapia 75:645-55. 2004
    The antifungal activity of onion (Allium cepa L.) on two important dermatophytes, Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes, with special reference to morphological aspects was studied...
  65. ncbi Combinatorial anti-Trichophyton effects of Ligusticum chuanxiong essential oil components with antibiotics
    Youn Sim
    College of Pharmacy, Duksung Women s University, Ssangmoondong 419, Dobongku, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Pharm Res 31:497-502. 2008
    ..Checkerboard microtiter and microdilution tests were used to measure combined effects against Trichophyton species, T. erinacei, T. mentagrophytes, T. rubrum, T. schoenleinii, T. tonsurans and T. soudanense...
  66. ncbi Investigation of conditions involved in the susceptibility of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum to photodynamic treatment
    Threes G M Smijs
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:750-9. 2007
    ..5,10,15-tris(4-methylpyridinium)-20-phenyl-[21H,23H]-porphine trichloride (Sylsens B) and deuteroporphyrin monomethylester (DP mme) are excellent photosensitizers to be used against Trichophyton rubrum both in vitro and ex vivo.
  67. ncbi Effect of citral, eugenol, nerolidol and alpha-terpineol on the ultrastructural changes of Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    M J Park
    Dept of Forest Sciences, Seoul National University, Gwanakgu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Fitoterapia 80:290-6. 2009
    The antifungal effects of citral, eugenol, nerolidol and alpha-terpineol on Trichophyton mentagrophytes were investigated. Citral over 0.1 mg/ml strongly inhibited the hyphal growth of T...
  68. ncbi Rylux BSU stimulates spore germination in Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Aspergillus fumigatus and increases the survival rate after UV-irradiation
    V Chalupová
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University, 775 15 Olomouc, Czechia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 47:152-6. 2002
    Calcofluor-allied optical brightener Rylux BSU stimulated spore germination rate in Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Aspergillus fumigatus both if supplemented into Sabouraud glucose agar and if used for pretreatment of spore suspension ..
  69. ncbi An experience from an outbreak of tinea capitis gladiatorum due to Trichophyton tonsurans
    S Ergin
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 31:212-4. 2006
    ..Of the 32 wrestlers, 29, aged 12-18 years, were affected, of whom 22 had scalp involvement. Trichophyton tonsurans was isolated from 20 of the patients, and T. mentagrophytes from the remaining two...
  70. ncbi Chronic pyoderma vegetans triggered by Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    M Skorepová
    Mycoses 49:143-4. 2006
    ..A case that started as a therapeutically resistant tinea of the hand caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes is described...
  71. ncbi Molecular characterization of dermatophytes of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex found in Taiwan with emphasis on their correlation with clinical observations
    P L Sun
    Department of Dermatology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Br J Dermatol 163:1312-8. 2010
    Fungi of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex are important pathogenic dermatophytes capable of causing various human skin infections. There are many species and varieties involved in this complex...
  72. ncbi Susceptibility testing of amorolfine, bifonazole and ciclopiroxolamine against Trichophyton rubrum in an in vitro model of dermatophyte nail infection
    Martin Schaller
    Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Med Mycol 47:753-8. 2009
    ..Amorolfine showed the most effective fungistatic and fungicidal activity in vitro against seven clinical Trichophyton rubrum nail isolates, followed in descending order by ciclopiroxolamine and bifonazole...
  73. ncbi Comparison of a glucose consumption based method with the CLSI M38-A method for testing antifungal susceptibility of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Jing Zhang
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510630, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 123:1909-14. 2010
    ..However, it is not a very practical method for the clinical laboratory in routine susceptibility testing. In this test, we developed a novel rapid susceptibility assay-glucose consumption method (GCM) for dermatophytes...
  74. ncbi Antifungal effects of the volatile oils from Allium plants against Trichophyton species and synergism of the oils with ketoconazole
    M S Pyun
    College of Pharmacy, Duksung Women s University, Seoul 132 714, Republic of Korea
    Phytomedicine 13:394-400. 2006
    ..pekinense, A. cepa, and A. fistulosum against three Trichophyton species responsible for severe mycoses in humans were investigated and compared with activity of allicin in ..
  75. ncbi Disseminated dermal Trichophyton rubrum infection - an expression of dermatophyte dimorphism?
    Joseph V Lillis
    Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:1168-9. 2010
    We present a case of disseminated dermal infection caused by Trichophyton rubrum (T. rubrum)...
  76. ncbi Direct antifungal effect of femtosecond laser on Trichophyton rubrum onychomycosis
    Zakhariya Manevitch
    Department of Applied Physics, Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Photochem Photobiol 86:476-9. 2010
    ..Nail cuttings obtained from patients with onychomycosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum underwent fsec laser irradiation using increasing laser intensities with the focus scanned throughout ..
  77. ncbi Isolation of transcripts overexpressed in the human pathogen Trichophyton rubrum grown in lipid as carbon source
    Fernanda C A Maranhão
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Can J Microbiol 57:333-8. 2011
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is the most common etiological agent of human dermatophytosis. Despite the incidence and medical importance of this dermatophyte, little is known about the mechanisms of host invasion and pathogenicity...
  78. ncbi Fungistatic effects of optical brightener 220 against Trichophyton tonsurans, Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida albicans
    Golnar Sadeghi
    Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Dermatolog Treat 20:120-3. 2009
    ..Moreover, there are some opportunistic fungi such as Aspergillus fumigatus (mycelial form) and Candida albicans (yeasty form) that in immunosuppressed patients can cause cutaneous disease...
  79. ncbi [Establishing an experimental guinea pig model of dermatophytosis Using Trichophyton rubrum]
    Xian Jin Chen
    Department of Fungal Skin Disease, Institute of Dermatology, CAMS and PUMC, Nanjing 210042, China
    Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 30:599-602. 2008
    To construct an animal model infected by Trichophyton rubrum.
  80. ncbi Trichophyton tonsurans associated tinea corporis infection with the development of Majocchi's granuloma in a renal transplant patient
    Vidya Rajpara
    University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Dermatology, FL 33136, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:767-9. 2005
    b>Trichophyton tonsurans is an uncommon cause of tinea corporis, and an even more uncommon cause of Majocchi's granuloma. We report a patient who developed tinea corporis with Majocchi's granuloma from T. tonsurans infection...
  81. ncbi Stimulation, inhibition and death of macrophages infected with Trichophyton rubrum
    M R M Campos
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas e Toxicologicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Prof Lineu Prestes, 580, Bloco 17, CEP 05508 900, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Microbes Infect 8:372-9. 2006
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is the most common pathogen causing dermatophytosis, accounting for approximately 80% of the reported cases of onychomycosis. Since 90% of the chronic dermatophyte infections are caused by T...
  82. ncbi Deep dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum: report of two cases
    J Q Gong
    Institute of Dermatology, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Nanjing, China
    Mycoses 50:102-8. 2007
    Two patients presenting with subcutaneous nodules, plaques, papules and ulceration caused by Trichophyton rubrum are described in this report...
  83. ncbi [Scarring tinea profunda in the pubic area due to Trichophyton verrucosum]
    S Grunewald
    Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitatsklinikum Leipzig
    Hautarzt 57:811-3. 2006
    ..Fungal culture revealed a slowly growing white dermatophyte, first differentiated as Trichophyton mentagrophytes...
  84. ncbi Cytokine secretion profiles of human keratinocytes during Trichophyton tonsurans and Arthroderma benhamiae infections
    Yumi Shiraki
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, and Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 55:1175-85. 2006
    ..Arthroderma benhamiae, a zoophilic dermatophyte, triggers severe inflammatory responses in humans, while Trichophyton tonsurans, an anthropophilic dermatophyte, triggers minimal ones...
  85. ncbi Microsatellite markers reveal geographic population differentiation in Trichophyton rubrum
    Yvonne Gräser
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene Charité, Humboldt University, Dorotheenstr 96, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 56:1058-65. 2007
    A worldwide selection of more than 200 isolates of the anthropophilic dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum were analysed using seven microsatellite markers...
  86. ncbi Trichophyton species susceptibility to green and red propolis from Brazil
    A B S Siqueira
    Department of Mycology, Federal University of Pernambuco UFPE, Recife PE, Brazil
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:90-6. 2009
    The in vitro antifungal activity of Brazilian green and red propolis was tested against different species of Trichophyton.
  87. ncbi Secretion of keratinolytic enzymes and keratinolysis by Scopulariopsis brevicaulis and Trichophyton mentagrophytes: regression analysis
    P Anbu
    Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Can J Microbiol 52:1060-9. 2006
    ..state of Arthroderma tuberculatum, Paecilomyces carneus, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, Trichoderma viride, and Trichophyton mentagrophytes were efficient candidates to degrade the feathers...
  88. ncbi A novel ex vivo skin model to study the susceptibility of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum to photodynamic treatment in different growth phases
    Threes G M Smijs
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Skin Research Laboratory, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:433-40. 2007
    ..This is especially true for infections caused by Trichophyton rubrum, a widely distributed dermatophyte...
  89. ncbi Rapid identification of Trichophyton tonsurans by PCR-RFLP analysis of ribosomal DNA regions
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 32:25-32. 2003
    Culture morphology of Trichophyton (T.) tonsurans, an emerging pathogen of dermatophytosis in Japan, varies widely and species level identification is sometimes very difficult...
  90. ncbi Green fluorescent protein (GFP) as a vital marker for pathogenic development of the dermatophyte Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Gil Kaufman
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Microbiology 150:2785-90. 2004
    Skin infections by dermatophytes of the genus Trichophyton are widespread, but methods to investigate the molecular basis of pathogenicity are only starting to be developed...
  91. ncbi cDNA representational difference analysis used in the identification of genes expressed by Trichophyton rubrum during contact with keratin
    Lilian Cristiane Baeza
    Laboratório de Micologia Clínica, Departamento de Analises Clinicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, UNESP, CEP 14801 902, 1621 Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    Microbes Infect 9:1415-21. 2007
    ..b>Trichophyton rubrum is an anthropophilic fungus, causing up to 90% of chronic cases of dermatophytosis...
  92. pmc Molecular markers reveal exclusively clonal reproduction in Trichophyton rubrum
    Y Graser
    Department of Microbiology and Hygiene Charité Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3713-7. 1999
    Genotypic variability among 96 Trichophyton rubrum strains which displayed different colony morphologies and were collected from four continents was investigated...
  93. ncbi Molecular analysis and mating behaviour of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes species complex
    Francoise Symoens
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Mycology Aerobiology Section, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Med Microbiol 301:260-6. 2011
    Isolates of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex vary phenotypically...
  94. ncbi Insights into a nonhomologous integration pathway in the dermatophyte Trichophyton mentagrophytes: efficient targeted gene disruption by use of mutants lacking ligase IV
    Mohamed Mahdi Alshahni
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 55:34-43. 2011
    Targeted gene disruption experiments in Trichophyton mentagrophytes are impeded by the dominant of repair of DNA double strand breaks through a nonhomologous end joining pathway (NHEJ)...
  95. ncbi Global gene expression profiles for the growth phases of Trichophyton rubrum
    Xingye Xu
    Key Laboratory of Animal Epidemiology and Zoonosis, Ministry of Agriculture, and State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 100094, China
    Sci China Life Sci 54:675-82. 2011
    b>Trichophyton rubrum (T. rubrum) is a common superficial fungus. Molecular and genetic studies of T. rubrum are still limited...
  96. ncbi Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of the dermatophyte, Trichophyton mentagrophytes: an efficient tool for gene transfer
    Tsuyoshi Yamada
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, Teikyo University, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Mycol 47:485-94. 2009
    ..transformation (ATMT) was used to facilitate gene transfer into the clinically important dermatophyte, Trichophyton mentagrophytes (teleomorph: Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii)...
  97. ncbi Differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum clinical isolates from Japanese and Chinese patients by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA and DNA sequence analysis of the non-transcribed spacer region of the rRNA gene
    Xiumin Yang
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 54:38-42. 2009
    b>Trichophyton rubrum is the most common pathogen causing dermatophytosis worldwide. Recent genetic investigations showed that the microorganism originated in Africa and then spread to Europe and North America via Asia.
  98. pmc Origins of microsatellite diversity in the Trichophyton rubrum-T. violaceum clade (Dermatophytes)
    T Ohst
    Department of Parasitology Charité, Institut für Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4444-8. 2004
    We analyzed the population structure of the anthropophilic dermatophyte species Trichophyton violaceum, which mainly causes tinea capitis, and T. rubrum, the most frequently isolated agent of dermatophytosis worldwide...
  99. pmc Targeting the calcineurin pathway enhances ergosterol biosynthesis inhibitors against Trichophyton mentagrophytes in vitro and in a human skin infection model
    Chiatogu Onyewu
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3743-6. 2007
    Fluconazole-FK506 or fluconazole-cyclosporine drug combinations were tested in an ex vivo Trichophyton mentagrophytes human skin infection model...
  100. ncbi Development of transformation system for Trichophyton rubrum by electroporation of germinated conidia
    Anita Dobrowolska
    Department of Genetics of Microorganisms, University of Lodz, Banacha 12 16, 90 237, Lodz, Poland
    Curr Genet 55:537-42. 2009
    ..The genetic transformation systems of dermatophytes were successfully applied to Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Microsporum canis...
  101. ncbi Steroid metabolism as a mechanism of escape from progesterone-mediated growth inhibition in Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    K V Clemons
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305
    J Biol Chem 264:11186-92. 1989
    It has been shown by us and others that progesterone inhibits the growth of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and that the organism escapes from this inhibition over time...

Research Grants10

  1. Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and Infection
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Of particular interest is that a single species of fungus, namely Trichophyton tonsurans, is responsible for both clinical presentations...
  2. TRICHOPHYTON AND ASPERGILLUS IMMUNOLOGY AND LUNG DISEASE
    Thomas Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..two fungi: Aspergillus fumigatus that commonly grows in the respiratory tract, and dermatophytes of the genus Trichophyton that grow on the skin or nails...
  3. ASTHMA AND ALLERGIC DISEASES CENTER
    Thomas Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..A subgroup of these patients are colonized with Trichophyton, and have T cells that produce IL-5 in response to fungal proteins...
  4. Development of a New Topical Antifungal Agent
    Sheldon Pinnell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A novel antifungal chemical has been identified that is capable of killing Trichophyton rubrum with high sensitivity. The antifungal activity is specific for dermatophyte and not other fungi...
  5. Development of a New Topical Antifungal Agent
    Sheldon Pinnell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    A novel antifungal chemical has been identified that is capable of killing Trichophyton rubrum with high sensitivity. The substance is highly water soluble, nontoxic, widely available, and relatively inexpensive...
  6. FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITIS
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Biology and Drug Resistance of Candida Biofilms
    Mahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..albicans biofilms. By studying biofilm model systems and applying this knowledge to the patient population, we will gain a wealth of data about the biology and drug resistance of C. albicans in biofilms. ..
  8. MECHANISM OF IL-12 INHIBITION BY CANDIDA ALBICANS
    Mahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Data obtained from these studies will lead to a better understanding of the complex immune response to CA infection and may identify novel prevention/treatment strategies for candidiasis. ..
  9. CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTE RESPONSE TO HPV 16
    Mayumi Nakagawa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  10. Gordon Conf. on Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology
    James Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In summary, the conference provides a unique opportunity to examine the breadth of fungal biology in a small meeting format that encourages in-depth discussion among the attendees. ..