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Table 4 Enhanced melanin production from microbial in origin at a glance

From: Synergy of melanin and vitamin-D may play a fundamental role in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections and halt COVID-19 by inactivating furin protease

Bacterial strain References Fungal strain References
Actinoalloteichus sp.MA32Streptomycessp.,
Vibrio cholerae and Shewanella col welliana
Manivasagan et al., 2013.) [99]
Vasanthabharathi et al., 2011 [88]
Cryptococcusneoformans, S. schenckii, P. brasiliensis, Pneumocystis sp, Aspergillus fumigatus, Alternaria alternate, Cladosporium sp. Yarrowiali polytica
Exophiala (Wangiella) dermatitidis, Cladosporiumcarrioni, and Fonsecaea pedrosoi
Spergillusnidulans, Aspergillus niger, Exophiala jeanselmei, Fonsecaea compacta, Hendersonula toruloidii,
Phaeoannellomyces wernickii, Phialophora richardsiae,
P. verrucosa, Xylo hyphabantiana, Histoplasma capsulatum
Nosanchuk et al., 2006 [100]
Apte et al., 2013 [101].
Romero-Martinez et al., 2000 [102]
Jacobson, 2000 [103]
Gómez and Nosanchuk, 2003 [104]