Exploitation of Fungi

Exploitation of Fungi

by G. D. Robson

Highlights current and future biological, biochemical, and molecular exploitation of the fungi in biotechnology.See more details below


Highlights current and future biological, biochemical, and molecular exploitation of the fungi in biotechnology.

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Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
British Mycological Society Symposia Series, #26
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Genome and proteome analysis of industrial fungi Scott Baker, C. Wend, D. Martinez, J. K. Magnuson, E. A. Panisko, Z. Dai, K. S. Bruno, K. Anderson, M. Monroe, D. S. Daly and L. L. Lasure; 2. The rice blast story: from genome sequence to function Ralph Dean, T. Mitchell, R. Kulkarni, N. Donofrio, A. Powell, Y. Y. Oh, S. Diener, H. Pan, D. Brown, J. Deng, I. Carbone, D. J. Ebbole, M. Thon, M. L. Farman, M. J. Orbach, C. Soderlund, J.-R. Xu, Y.-H. Lee, N. J. Talbot, S. Coughlan, J. E. Galagan and B. W. Birren; 3. The biosynthesis of polyketides, acyl tetramic acids and pyridones by filamentous fungi (polyketides in fungi) Russell J. Cox; 4. Fungal metabolites as lead structures for agriculture Timm Anke and Eckhard Thines; 5. Molecular and genetic analysis of symbiosis expressed secondary metabolite genes from the mutualistic fungal endophytes Neotyphodium lilii and Epichloë festucae Barry Scott, Carolyn A. Young, Aiko Tanaka and Emily J. Parker; 6. What can genomics tell us about secondary metabolism in Aspergillus? Geoffrey Turner; 7. The role of microtubules and motors for polarized growth of filamentous fungi Reinhard Fischer and Daniel Veith; 8. The cellular response to protein unfolding stress Martin Schröder; 9. Protein secretion and associated stresses in Aspergillus: a genomic perspective David Archer, Sally E. Barnes and Thomas Guillemette; 10. Metal stress and the single yeast cell Simon Avery; 11. Bioluminescence-based fungal biosensors Hedda J. Weitz; 12. White rot fungi and xenobiotics Patricia J. Harvey and Christian E. Scheer; 13. Metal and mineral transformations: a mycoremediation perspective Marina Fomina and Geoffrey M. Gadd; 14. Fungal control of subterranean pests Herman Strasser, S. H. M. Hutwimmer and R. Zelger; 15. Development of mycoherbicides and evaluation of potential risks (using Stagonospora as a model) M. Maurhofer, D. Boss, M. O. Ahonsi and G. Défago; 16. A novel understanding of the three-way interaction between Trichoderma spp., the colonized plant and fungal pathogens S. L. Woo, M. Ruocco, R. Ciliento, P. Ambrosino, R. Marra, F. Vinale, S. Lanzuise, S. Ferraioli, I. Soriente, S. Gigante, F. Scala and M. Lorito; 17. Fungal parasites of invertebrates: multimodel biocontrol agents? Luis V. Lopez-Llorca and Hans-Börje Jansson.

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