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The effect of temperature on the fatty acid and phospholipid composition of Cephalosporium falciforme and Cephalosporium kiliense.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  556797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of temperature on the lipid composition of Cephalosporium falciforme and Cephalosporium kiliense, causative agents of maduromycosis, was investigated. The fungi were grown at 28.5 C and 37 C in a chemically defined medium. The lipids were solvent extracted, purified on Sephadex, and separated into their component classes by silicic acid column chromatography. Five lipid classes were found: (a) sterol esters, (b) triacylglycerides, (c) free fatty acids, (d) sterols, and (e) phospholipids. Fatty acids were analyzed by gas liquid chromatography. Temperature induced changes of varying degrees occurred in both the fatty acid and phospholipid fractions of each organism.
E H Sawicki; M A Pisano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lipids     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0024-4201     ISO Abbreviation:  Lipids     Publication Date:  1977 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-31     Completed Date:  1977-03-31     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0060450     Medline TA:  Lipids     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acremonium / metabolism*
Fatty Acids / metabolism*
Fatty Acids, Nonesterified / metabolism
Phospholipids / metabolism*
Species Specificity
Sterols / metabolism
Triglycerides / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids; 0/Fatty Acids, Nonesterified; 0/Phospholipids; 0/Sterols; 0/Triglycerides

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