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Sterol data - Illustrated


Location code / cell type
  • 1N, haploid mycelium
  • NN, dikaryotic mycelium
  • 2N, diploid mycelium
  • XN, mycelium of unknown nuclear status
  • MN, multinucleate
  • AC, ascocarp -- nonascogenous hyphae or ascospore
  • AS, asexual spore
  • BC, basidiocarp
  • RS, junction of rhizoid and sporangium
  • SC, sporocarp
  • SF, sporangiophore
  • ZF, zygophore
  • 1N, haploid mycelium
  • NN, dikaryotic mycelium
  • 2N, diploid mycelium
  • XN, mycelium of unknown nuclear status
  • MN, multinucleate
  • AC, ascocarp -- nonascogenous hyphae or ascospore
  • AS, asexual spore
  • BC, basidiocarp
  • RS, junction of rhizoid and sporangium
  • SC, sporocarp
  • SF, sporangiophore
  • ZF, zygophore
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1. Cholesterol pathway
0, absent

1, present

2. Ergosterol pathway
0, absent

1, present

3. 24-Methyl-cholesterol pathway
0, absent

1, present

4. Brassicasterol pathway
0, absent

1, present

5. 24-Ethyl-cholesterol pathway
0, absent

1, present

6. Lanosta-8,24-dienol (Lanosterol)
0, absent

1, present

7. Cholest-5-enol (Cholesterol)
0, absent

1, present

8. Cholesta-5,24-dienol (Desmosterol)
0, absent

1, present

9. Ergost-5-enol (24-Methyl-cholesterol)
0, absent

1, present

10. Ergost-7-enol (Fungisterol)
0, absent

1, present

11. Ergosta-5,7-dienol (22-Dihydroergosterol)
0, absent

1, present

12. Ergosta-5,22-dienol (Brassicasterol)
0, absent

1, present

13. Ergosta-5,24(28)-dienol (24-Methylene-cholesterol)
0, absent

1, present

14. Ergosta-7,22-dienol (5-Dihydroergosterol)
0, absent

1, present

15. Ergosta-7,24(28)-dienol (Episterol)
0, absent

1, present

16. Ergosta-5,7,22-trienol (Ergosterol)
0, absent

1, present

17. Stigmast-5-enol (24-Ethyl-cholesterol)
0, absent

1, present

18. Stigmast-7-enol
0, absent

1, present

19. Stigmasta-7,24(28)-dienol
0, absent

1, present





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