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Neurospora crassa OR74A
Neurospora crassa is the best-characterized fungus among the filamentous fungi, a group of organisms critically important to agriculture, medicine, and the environment. This orange bread mold is an important model organism for genetic and biochemical studies.
The Neurospora crassa genome is 43 Mb, organized in 7 chromosomes.