ISBN-10:
1555814735
ISBN-13:
9781555814731
Pub. Date:
03/28/2010
Publisher:
ASM Press
Cellular and Molecular Biology of Filamentous Fungi / Edition 1

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Filamentous Fungi / Edition 1

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Overview

An ideal starting point for any research study of filamentous fungi.


  • Incorporates the latest findings from such disciplines as physiology, taxonomy, genomics, molecular biology and cell biology.
  • Begins with an historical perspective, cell morphology and taxonomy, and moves on to such topics as cell growth, development, metabolism, and pathogenesis.
  • Presents the full range of the fungal kingdom and covers important topics as saprophytes, pathogens and endophytes.
  • Serves as a recommended text for graduate and undergraduate students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555814731
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication date: 03/28/2010
Pages: 802
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents






Contributors ··

Preface ··





I. INTRODUCTION TO THE FILAMENTOUS FUNGI



1 History and Importance to Human Affairs

Joan W. Bennett, Rowland Davis, and Carlene Raper



2 Hyphal Structure

Robert W. Roberson, Maritza Abril, Meredith Blackwell, Peter Letcher, David J. McLaughlin, Rosa R. Mouriño-Pérez, Meritxell Riquelme, and Maho Uchida



3 A Top-Down Systems Biology Approach for the Identification of Targets for Fungal Strain and Process Development

Machtelt Braaksma, Robert A. van den Berg, Mariët J. van der Werf, and Peter J. Punt



4 Phylogenetics and Phylogenomics of the Fungal Tree of Life

Joseph W. Spatafora and Barbara Robbertse



5 Signal Transduction Pathways

Gyungsoon Park, Carol A. Jones, and Katherine A. Borkovich



II. REPLICATION AND EXPRESSION OF THE GENETIC CODE



6 Mitotic Cell Cycle Control

Colin P. C. De Souza and Stephen A. Osmani



7 Meiosis

Claire Burns, Patricia J. Pukkila, and Miriam E. Zolan



8 DNA Repair and Recombination

P. Jane Yeadon, Hirokazu Inoue, Frederick J. Bowring, Keiichiro Suzuki, and David E. A. Catcheside



9 Chromatin Structure and Modification

Zachary A. Lewis and Eric U. Selker



10 Transposable Elements and Repeat-Induced Point Mutation

A. John Clutterbuck and Eric U. Selker



11 Meiotic trans-Sensing and Silencing in Neurospora

Rodolfo Aramayo and Robert J. Pratt



12 Mycoviruses

Donald L. Nuss



III. ORGANELLES



13 Mitochondria and Respiration

Frank E. Nargang and John C. Kennell



14 Vacuoles in Filamentous Fungi

Emma Jean Bowman and Barry J. Bowman



15 Peroxisomes in Filamentous Fungi

Leonardo Peraza-Reyes, Eric Espagne, Sylvie Arnaise, and Véronique Berteaux-Lecellier



IV. HYPHAL GROWTH



16 The Cytoskeleton in Filamentous Fungi

Xin Xiang and Berl Oakley



17 The Cell Wall of Filamentous Fungi

Nir Osherov and Oded Yarden



18 Hyphal Growth and Polarity

Steven D. Harris



19 Hyphal Fusion

Nick D. Read, André Fleißner, M. Gabriela Roca, and N. Louise Glass



20 Biology and Genetics of Vegetative Incompatibility in Fungi

Duur K. Aanen, Alfons J. M. Debets, N. Louise Glass, and Sven J. Saupe



V. METABOLISM



21 Glucose

Margaret E. Katz and Joan M. Kelly



22 Gluconeogenesis

Michael J. Hynes



23 Nitrogen Metabolism in Filamentous Fungi

Meryl A. Davis and Koon Ho Wong



24 Amino Acids and Polyamines: Polyfunctional Proteins, Metabolic Cycles, and Compartmentation

Rowland H. Davis



25 Sulfur, Phosphorus, and Iron Metabolism

John V. Paietta



26 Secondary Metabolism

B. Gillian Turgeon and Kathryn E. Bushley



27 Plant Cell Wall and Chitin Degradation

Christian P. Kubicek, Verena Seidl, and Bernhard Seiboth



VI. PHOTOBIOLOGY AND CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS



28 Light Sensing

Luis M. Corrochano and Javier Avalos



29 Circadian Rhythms

Michael W. Vitalini, Jay C. Dunlap, Christian Heintzen, Yi Liu, Jennifer Loros, and Deborah Bell-Pedersen



VII. NUTRIENT, pH, AND STRESS SENSING



30 How Fungi Sense Sugars, Alcohols, and Amino Acids

Chaoyang Xue, Daniel J. Ebbole, and Joseph Heitman



31 Regulation of Gene Expression by Ambient pH

Joan Tilburn, Herbert N. Arst, Jr., and Miguel A. Peñalva



32 Heat Shock Response

Nora Plesofsky



VIII. SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT



33 Mating Systems and Sexual Morphogenesis in Ascomycetes

Robert Debuchy, Véronique Berteaux-Lecellier, and Philippe Silar



34 Mating and Sexual Morphogenesis in Basidiomycete Fungi

Lorna Casselton and Michael Feldbrügge



IX. ASEXUAL SPORULATION



35 Regulation of Aspergillus Conidiation

Min Ni, Na Gao, Nak-Jung Kwon, Kwang-Soo Shin, and Jae-Hyuk Yu



36 The Conidium

Daniel J. Ebbole



X. INTERACTIONS OF FUNGI WITH PLANTS OR OTHER FUNGI



37 Magnaporthe oryzae and Rice Blast Disease

Chang Hyun Khang and Barbara Valent



38 Fusarium Genetics and Pathogenicity

John F. Leslie and Jin-Rong Xu



39 Ustilago maydis and Maize: a Delightful Interaction

Flora Banuett



40 Necrotrophic Fungi: Live and Let Die

Marty Dickman, Jan van Kan, and Christopher Lawrence



41 Epichloë Endophytes: Models of an Ecological Strategy

Carolyn Young and Heather H. Wilkinson



42 Mycoparasitism

Ada Viterbo and Benjamin A. Horwitz



XI. ANIMAL PATHOGENS



43 Aspergillus fumigatus

Judith C. Rhodes and David S. Askew



44 Cryptococcus neoformans: Budding Yeast and Dimorphic Filamentous Fungus

James W. Kronstad, Jennifer K. Lodge, and Joseph Heitman



45 Histoplasma capsulatum

Chad A. Rappleye



46 The Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans

Saranna Fanning and Aaron P. Mitchell



Index

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