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Eukaryotes: Fungi, Part I

  • Introduction
    • Distribution of fungi and common characteristics
  • Medically Important Fungi
    • Disease causing fungi and commensal fungi
  • Fungal Growth and Life Cycle
  • Fungal Reproduction
    • Asexual reproduction through spore formation and fragmentation
    • Sexual reproduction through three phases
  • Example Fungal Disease: Histoplasmosis capsulatum

Eukaryotes: Fungi, Part I

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Introduction to Fungi 0:15
    • 1.5 Million Different Species on Earth
    • Fungal Diseases
    • Fungi Live Outdoors and Indoors
    • Most Fungi Are Not Dangerous
  • Medically Important Fungi 1:38
    • Contagious Diseases
    • Commensal Organisms
  • Fungal Growth 3:14
    • Vegetative Growth
    • Septate Hypha
    • Continuous Hyphae
    • Spore
  • Fungal Dimorphism 4:06
  • Fungi Life Cycle 4:44
    • Filamentous Fungi
    • Fungal Spores
  • Fungal Fragmentation 6:05
  • Fungal Spore Formation 6:29
  • Fungi Sexual Reproduction 6:57
    • Plasmogamy
    • Karyogamy
    • Meiosis
  • Sexual Spores 7:45
    • Ascospore
  • Life Cycle of Ascomycete 8:21
  • Histoplasmosis Capsulatum (Ascomycete) 9:18
  • Histoplasmosis Distribution 10:54
  • Histoplasmosis Lifecycle 11:28
  • Fungal Diseases 13:06
    • Mycosis
    • Chronic and Long Term
    • Five Groups
    • Systemic
    • Subcutaneous
    • Cutaneous
    • Superficial
    • Opportunistic
  • Example 1 14:18
  • Example 2 17:40