Table 4.

Nucleotide base differences in ITS 1–5.8S–ITS 2 betweenA. fumigatus and other medically important fungal genera

Species and accession no.No. of nucleotide base differences in:% Similaritya
ITS 1ITS 2ITS 1–5.8S–ITS 2
Ajellomyces capsulatus
AF038353 934514376.6
AF156892 b 865915076.7
Ajellomyces dermatitidis
AF038355 936616374.1
Candida albicans
AF217609 b 1089822165.0
L28817 979821164.8
Cladophialophora bantiana
AF131079 b 8211120268.1
Cryptococcus neoformans
AF162916 b 9912323759.1
L14067 5312619359.4
Cylindrocarpon lichenicola
AF133845 b 1027918569.2
Fusarium oxysporum
AF132799 859118062.3
Fusarium solanii
U38558 1009220266.7
Fusarium spp.
 IMI 183998919767.0
Gymnascella hyalinospora
AF129854 b 875714976.3
Penicillium capsulatum
AF033429 44237088.0
Penicillium glabrum
AF033407 39226289.6
Penicillium marnefeii
 ATCC 18224c 605712479.1
L37406 575411679.5
Phialophora verrucosa
AF050281 7810419667.5
Pseudallescheria boydii
AF022486 10613124855.6
AF181558 b 10913225255.4
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Z95929 14414630250.2
  • a Compared to A. fumigatusATCC 36607.

  • b Sequence deposited into GenBank as part of this study.

  • c Reference strain sequenced but not deposited into GenBank.