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Table 1 Distribution of α-1,3-glucan and galactosaminogalactan (GAG) biosynthetic genes in fungi

From: The mechanisms of hyphal pellet formation mediated by polysaccharides, α-1,3-glucan and galactosaminogalactan, in Aspergillus species

Phylum Subphylum Species α-1,3-Glucan GAG
Mucoromycota Mucoromycotina Mucor circinelloides
Rhizopus oryzae
Ascomycota Taphrinomycotina Schizosaccharomyces pombe +
Saccharomycotina Dekkera bruxellensis
Candida albicans
Kluyveromyces lactis
Ashbya gossypii
Zygosaccharomyces rouxii
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Candida glabrata
Pezizomycotina Bipolaris maydis +
Histoplasma capsulatum +
Aspergillus fumigatus + +
Aspergillus nidulans + +
Aspergillus oryzae + +
Aspergillus niger + +
Penicillium chrysogenum + +
Botrytis cinerea + +
Fusarium graminearum
Trichoderma reesei
Neurospora crassa + +
Sordaria macrospora + +
Basidiomycota Pucciniomycotina Rhodosporidium toruloides
Puccinia graminis +
Wallemia sebi
Ustilaginomycotina Malassezia globosa
Ustilago maydis
Agaricomycotina Trichosporon asahii + +
Cryptococcus neoformans +
Tremella mesenterica +
Auricularia delicata +
Fomitiporia mediterranea +
Punctularia strigosozonata +
Stereum hirsutum
Coniophora puteana
Schizophyllum commune +
Coprinopsis cinerea +
Laccaria bicolor +