Journal of
Yeast and Fungal Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Yeast Fungal Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2413
  • DOI: 10.5897/JYFR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 125

Table of Content: May 2015; 6(2)

May 2015

Evaluation of antifungal activity of snake venoms from the Amazon forest

In recent years, many antimicrobial peptides have been found in the venoms of animals from different sources and have been intensively studied to elucidate their ability to inhibit the growth of potential pathogenic microorganisms. The aim of this study was to characterize and evaluate the in vitro antifungal activity of crude venom from two amazonian snakes: Bothrops atrox and Crotalus durissus ruruima. The molecular...

Author(s): Marcelo dos Santos Neves, Diego Rayan Teixeira de Sousa, Maria do Perpétuo Socorro Borges Carriço Ferreira, Maria Zeli Moreira Frota, João Vicente Braga Souza and Jorge Luis López Lozano

May 2015

Diversity and distribution of species of Ganoderma in south western Cameroon

The genus Ganoderma is one of the most important group of Basidiomycetes due to their medicinal effects and also because they cause decay in a very wide range of tree species all over the world. Opportunistic sampling was used to collect 57 samples of Ganoderma from oil palm and other hosts for identification using comparative morphology and supported by molecular studies of the ITS and mtSSu gene regions. The...

Author(s): Tonjock Rosemary Kinge and Afui Mathias Mih