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
AF038353934514376.6
AF156892b865915076.7
Ajellomyces dermatitidis
AF038355936616374.1
Candida albicans
AF217609b1089822165.0
L28817979821164.8
Cladophialophora bantiana
AF131079b8211120268.1
Cryptococcus neoformans
AF162916b9912323759.1
L140675312619359.4
Cylindrocarpon lichenicola
AF133845b1027918569.2
Fusarium oxysporum
AF132799859118062.3
Fusarium solanii
U385581009220266.7
Fusarium spp.
 IMI 183998919767.0
Gymnascella hyalinospora
AF129854b875714976.3
Penicillium capsulatum
AF03342944237088.0
Penicillium glabrum
AF03340739226289.6
Penicillium marnefeii
 ATCC 18224c605712479.1
L37406575411679.5
Phialophora verrucosa
AF0502817810419667.5
Pseudallescheria boydii
AF02248610613124855.6
AF181558b10913225255.4
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Z9592914414630250.2
  • 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.