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- Talaromyces marneffei (or Penicillium marneffei) is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause disseminated disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients, especially in Southeast Asia. T. marneffei is a thermally dimorphic fungus. Typically, T. marneffei has an adaptive morphology. It grows in a filamentous form (mould) at 25 °C and can differentiate to produce asexual spores (conidia). In contrast, at 37 °C, it grows as yeast cells that divide by fission .
- Common Name: Unknown
- NCBI Taxonomy
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
- Name: Nongnuch Vanittanakom
- Email: NA
- Institute: Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cited by 5 (Based on Google Scholar [2017-08-10])
- Dankai W, Pongpom M, Vanittanakom N. Validation of reference genes for real-time quantitative RT-PCR studies in Talaromyces marneffei. J Microbiol Methods. 2015 Nov;118:42-50.