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1. Neurospora
Neurospora is a genus of filamentous fungi or mold which grows on burnt or decaying plant matter, used as a model organism for studying biochemistry , genetics and molecular biology . Members of the [1] genus represent a wide diversity of worldwide member species ; hundreds of different strains are also available from collection efforts worldwide. The full taxonomic classification of [1] Neurospora is: kingdom Fungi (or [1] Myceteae), division [1] Amastigomycota, subdivision Ascomycotina, class Ascomycetes, subclass [1] Hymenoascomycetidae, order [1] Xylariales, family Sordariaceae. [1] Neurospora is easy to grow and maintain in culture in the laboratory. The most commonly [1] used species is Neurospora crassa (the cause of pink bread mold) but other species within [1] Neurospora are also used.

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