About Trichophyton tonsurans CBS 112818 (GCA_000151455)
Trichophyton tonsurans is a fungus in the family Arthrodermataceae
that causes ringworm infection of the scalp. It was first recognized by
David Gruby in 1844. Isolates are characterized as the
" or negative mating type of the Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii complex. This species is thought to be conspecific with T. equinum, although the latter represents the
" mating strain of the same biological species Despite their biological conspecificity, clones of the two mating types appear to have undergone evolutionary divergence with isolates of the T. tonsurans-type consistently associated with Tinea capitis (particularly in children) whereas the T. equinum-type, as its name implies, is associated with horses as a regular host. Phylogenetic relationships were established in isolates from Northern Brazil, through fingerprinting polymorphic RAPD and M13 markers. There seems to be lower genomic variability in the T. tonsurans species due to allopatric divergence. Any phenotypic density is likely due to environmental factors, not genetic characteristics of the fungus.
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Taxonomy ID 647933
Data source Broad Institute
Genome assembly: ASM15145v1
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