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National Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences


2021, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
Keratinophilic fungi on various keratinous substrate: Hazardous to human and animal population


Author(s): Jitendra Kumar and RKS Kushwaha

Abstract: Keratinophilic fungi were isolated from soil samples using human hair, cattle hair, human nail horn and feather as substrate. Thirty-two, 25, 25, 20, 26, 24 keratinophilic fungal genera were isolated from human hair, cattle hair, human nail, cow horn, and feather respectively. The frequency of Chrysosporium as recorded from various keratinous baits: human hair (24.48 %), cattle hair (20.81%), human nail (14.56 %), horn (32.90 %) and feather (18.03 %).

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How to cite this article:
Jitendra Kumar, RKS Kushwaha. Keratinophilic fungi on various keratinous substrate: Hazardous to human and animal population. Nat J Pharm Sci 2021;1(1):01-07.


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