Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a hypha: as, hyphal tissue.
- adj. Of or pertaining to hyphae
“The hyphal length of fungi in the Arctic shows a latitudinal trend in which the abundance of fungi, as measured by hyphal length, decreases toward the north.”
“In a subarctic mire in Swedish Lapland, hyphal length was 3033 m/g.”
“In the high Arctic, fungal hyphal length was 23±1 m/g in a polar semi desert on Svalbard (78º56 'N), 39 m/g on a beach ridge, and 2228 m/g in a mesic meadow on Devon Island (75º33' N).”
“Fungal hyphal length in litter of Dryas octopetala in a high-Arctic polar semi-desert, Svalbard.”
“Death either occurs rapidly, due possibly to the production of complex toxic metabolites, or more slowly, due to hyphal proliferation and disruption of organs.”
“These conidiospores sometimes at once develop hyphæ, and sometimes, as in the case of the potato fungus, they turn out their contents as a swarm-spore, which actively moves about and penetrates the potato leaves through the stomata before they come to rest and elongate into the hyphal form.”
“Thallus crustose, without plectenchymatous cortex (Fig. 2, a), varying from granulose and often evanescent to conspicuous, areolate, or even subsquamulose conditions, attached to the substratum by hyphal rhizoids”
“Healthy donors 'PBMC exhibited variability of IFN-γ and IL-4 responses, as shown by robust or weak responses to ELISPOT assays using A. fumigatus crude hyphal extract (CHE) and purified recombinant antigens.”
“Many studies have used crude hyphal extracts or antigen formulations to measure PBMC responses or to generate antigen-specific cell lines”
“Hence, the human T cell repertoire to this fungus appears diverse, but with a predilection towards responses developed to hyphal and soluble products.”
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