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  1. The Diels–Alder (DA) reaction refers to a [4 + 2] cycloaddition reaction that falls under the category of pericyclic reactions. It is a reaction that allows regio- and stereo-selective construction of two carb...

    Authors: Kenji Watanabe, Michio Sato and Hiroyuki Osada
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:9
  2. Non-ribosomal peptide synthetase-like (NRPS-like) enzymes are highly enriched in fungal genomes and can be discriminated into reducing and non-reducing enzymes. Non-reducing NRPS-like enzymes possess a C-terminal...

    Authors: Carsten Wieder, Roberta Peres da Silva, Jessica Witts, Christof Martin Jäger, Elena Geib and Matthias Brock
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:8
  3. To obtain special wood properties for various technical applications, fungi with their broad spectrum of activity can make a contribution. The foundations for today's mycological wood modifications were laid b...

    Authors: Stephanie Stange and André Wagenführ
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:7
  4. Filamentous fungi of the phylum Basidiomycota are considered as an attractive source for the biotechnological production of composite materials. The ability of many basidiomycetes to accept residual lignocellu...

    Authors: Carsten Pohl, Bertram Schmidt, Tamara Nunez Guitar, Sophie Klemm, Hans-Jörg Gusovius, Stefan Platzk, Harald Kruggel-Emden, Andre Klunker, Christina Völlmecke, Claudia Fleck and Vera Meyer
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:4
  5. Sustainable fungal materials have a high potential to replace non-sustainable materials such as those used for packaging or as an alternative for leather and textile. The properties of fungal materials depend ...

    Authors: Jeroen G. van den Brandhof and Han A. B. Wösten
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:3
  6. Maleidrides are a family of structurally related fungal natural products, many of which possess diverse, potent bioactivities. Previous identification of several maleidride biosynthetic gene clusters, and subs...

    Authors: Katherine Williams, Kate M. J. de Mattos-Shipley, Christine L. Willis and Andrew M. Bailey
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:2
  7. Biological pigmentation is one of the most intriguing traits of many fungi. It holds significance to scientists, as a sign of biochemical metabolism and organism-environment interaction, and to artists, as the...

    Authors: Sunanda Sharma and Vera Meyer
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2022 9:1
  8. Processes and products employing filamentous fungi are increasing contributors to biotechnology. These organisms are used as cell factories for the synthesis of platform chemicals, enzymes, acids, foodstuffs a...

    Authors: Pamina Füting, Lars Barthel, Timothy C. Cairns, Heiko Briesen and Stefan Schmideder
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:23
  9. Life-threatening invasive fungal infections are treated with antifungal drugs such as Amphotericin B (AmB) loaded liposomes. Our goal herein was to show that targeting liposomal AmB to fungal cells with the C-...

    Authors: Suresh Ambati, Tuyetnhu Pham, Zachary A. Lewis, Xiaorong Lin and Richard B. Meagher
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:22
  10. Recent efforts in fungal biotechnology aim to develop new concepts and technologies that convert renewable plant biomass into innovative biomaterials. Hereby, plant substrates become metabolized by filamentous...

    Authors: Huaiyou Chen, Amanmyrat Abdullayev, Maged F. Bekheet, Bertram Schmidt, Isabel Regler, Carsten Pohl, Cekdar Vakifahmetoglu, Mathias Czasny, Paul H. Kamm, Vera Meyer, Aleksander Gurlo and Ulla Simon
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:21
  11. In the context of the ongoing transition from a linear to a circular economy, ecologically friendly renewable solutions are put in place. Filamentous fungi can be grown on various organic feedstocks and functi...

    Authors: Simon Vandelook, Elise Elsacker, Aurélie Van Wylick, Lars De Laet and Eveline Peeters
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:20
  12. While mycelium is considered a promising alternative for fossil-based resins in lignocellulosic materials, the mechanical properties of mycelium composite materials remain suboptimal, among other reasons due t...

    Authors: Elise Elsacker, Simon Vandelook, Bastien Damsin, Aurélie Van Wylick, Eveline Peeters and Lars De Laet
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:18
  13. Fungal biomaterials are becoming increasingly popular in the fields of architecture and design, with a significant bloom of projects having taken place during the last 10 years. Using mycelium as a stabilizing...

    Authors: Dimitra Almpani-Lekka, Sven Pfeiffer, Christian Schmidts and Seung-il Seo
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:17
  14. Concrete is the most used construction material worldwide due to its abundant availability and inherent ease of manufacturing and application. However, the material bears several drawbacks such as the high sus...

    Authors: Aurélie Van Wylick, Antonielle Vieira Monclaro, Elise Elsacker, Simon Vandelook, Hubert Rahier, Lars De Laet, David Cannella and Eveline Peeters
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:16
  15. Gene editing using CRISPR/Cas9 is a widely used tool for precise gene modification, modulating gene expression and introducing novel proteins, and its use has been reported in various filamentous fungi includi...

    Authors: Fiona M. Wilson and Richard J. Harrison
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:15
  16. Authors: Jonna Bouwknegt, Charlotte C. Koster, Aurin M. Vos, Raúl A. Ortiz-Merino, Mats Wassink, Marijke A. H. Luttik, Marcel van den Broek, Peter L. Hagedoorn and Jack T. Pronk
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:14

    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:10

  17. Fungi are prolific producers of secondary metabolites (SMs), which are bioactive small molecules with important applications in medicine, agriculture and other industries. The backbones of a large proportion o...

    Authors: Cameron L. M. Gilchrist and Yit-Heng Chooi
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:13
  18. Material development based on fungal mycelium is a fast-rising field of study as researchers, industry, and society actively search for new sustainable materials to address contemporary material challenges. Th...

    Authors: Noam Attias, Achiya Livne and Tiffany Abitbol
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:12
  19. Fungi of the genus Trichoderma are routinely used as biocontrol agents and for the production of industrial enzymes. Trichoderma spp. are interesting hosts for heterologous gene expression because their saprotrop...

    Authors: Irene Tomico-Cuenca, Robert L. Mach, Astrid R. Mach-Aigner and Christian Derntl
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:11
  20. In most fungi, quinone-dependent Class-II dihydroorotate dehydrogenases (DHODs) are essential for pyrimidine biosynthesis. Coupling of these Class-II DHODHs to mitochondrial respiration makes their in vivo act...

    Authors: Jonna Bouwknegt, Charlotte C. Koster, Aurin M. Vos, Raúl A. Ortiz-Merino, Mats Wassink, Marijke A. H. Luttik, Marcel van den Broek, Peter L. Hagedoorn and Jack T. Pronk
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:10

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:14

  21. The filamentous ascomycete Trichoderma reesei is used for the industrial production of cellulases and holds the promise for heterologous gene expression due to its outstandingly high protein secretion rates and i...

    Authors: Paul Primerano, Melani Juric, Robert Mach, Astrid Mach-Aigner and Christian Derntl
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:9
  22. Filamentous fungal cell factories are efficient producers of platform chemicals, proteins, enzymes and natural products. Stirred-tank bioreactors up to a scale of several hundred m³ are commonly used for their...

    Authors: Vera Meyer, Timothy Cairns, Lars Barthel, Rudibert King, Philipp Kunz, Stefan Schmideder, Henri Müller, Heiko Briesen, Anna Dinius and Rainer Krull
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:8
  23. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40694-021-00114-7

    Authors: Andrew Adamatzky, Antoni Gandia and Alessandro Chiolerio
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:7

    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:3

  24. A fungal skin is a thin flexible sheet of a living homogeneous mycelium made by a filamentous fungus. The skin could be used in future living architectures of adaptive buildings and as a sensing living skin fo...

    Authors: Andrew Adamatzky, Antoni Gandia and Alessandro Chiolerio
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:6
  25. The filamentous fungi Paecilomyces variotii and Penicillium roqueforti are prevalent food spoilers and are of interest as potential future cell factories. A functional CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system would be b...

    Authors: Sjoerd J. Seekles, Pepijn P. P. Teunisse, Maarten Punt, Tom van den Brule, Jan Dijksterhuis, Jos Houbraken, Han A. B. Wösten and Arthur F. J. Ram
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:4
  26. A fungal skin is a thin flexible sheet of a living homogeneous mycelium made by a filamentous fungus. The skin could be used in future living architectures of adaptive buildings and as a sensing living skin fo...

    Authors: Andrew Adamatzky, Antoni Gandia and Alessandro Chiolerio
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:3

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:7

  27. Morphology, being one of the key factors influencing productivity of filamentous fungi, is of great interest during bioprocess development. With increasing demand of high-throughput phenotyping technologies fo...

    Authors: Roman Jansen, Kira Küsters, Holger Morschett, Wolfgang Wiechert and Marco Oldiges
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:2
  28. Sclerotium rolfsii is a potent producer of many secondary metabolites, one of which like scleroglucan is an exopolysaccharide (EPS) appreciated as a multipurpose compound applicable in many industrial fields.

    Authors: Tianlong Bai, Teng Wang, Yan Li, Na L. Gao, Lixin Zhang, Wei-Hua Chen and Xiushan Yin
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2021 8:1
  29. Asexuality was considered to be a common feature of a large part of fungi, including those of the genus Aspergillus. However, recent advances and the available genomic and genetic engineering technologies allowed...

    Authors: Valeria Ellena, Michael Sauer and Matthias G. Steiger
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:17
  30. For centuries, filamentous fungi have been used in the making of food and beverages, and for decades for the production of enzymes and pharmaceuticals. In the last decades, the intellectual property (IP) lands...

    Authors: Silvia Hüttner, Anton Johansson, Paulo Gonçalves Teixeira, Puck Achterberg and Ramkumar B. Nair
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:16
  31. Two reference strains have been sequenced from the mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea, monokaryon Okayama 7/#130 (OK130) and the self-compatible homokaryon AmutBmut. An adenine-auxotrophy in OK130 (ade8-1) and a para-a...

    Authors: Bastian Dörnte, Can Peng, Zemin Fang, Aysha Kamran, Cut Yulvizar and Ursula Kües
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:15
  32. Synthetic gene expression systems offer a possibility for controllable and targeted induction of the expression of genes of interest, which is a fundamental technique necessary for basic research and industria...

    Authors: Christian Derntl, Robert Mach and Astrid Mach-Aigner
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:12
  33. Filamentous fungi are widely used for production of enzymes and chemicals, and are industrially cultivated both in liquid and solid cultures. Submerged culture is often used as liquid culture for filamentous f...

    Authors: Ken Miyazawa, Akira Yoshimi and Keietsu Abe
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:10
  34. ‘Rice koji’ is a solid culture of Aspergillus oryzae on steamed rice grains. Multiple parallel fermentation, wherein saccharification of rice by A. oryzae and alcohol fermentation by the budding yeast occur simul...

    Authors: Mizuki Yasui, Ken Oda, Shunsuke Masuo, Shuji Hosoda, Takuya Katayama, Jun-ichi Maruyama, Naoki Takaya and Norio Takeshita
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:8
  35. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) as biopharmaceuticals take a pivotal role in the current therapeutic applications. Generally mammalian cell lines, such as those derived from Chinese hamster ovaries (CHO), are use...

    Authors: Hung Hiep Huynh, Naoki Morita, Toshihiro Sakamoto, Takuya Katayama, Takuya Miyakawa, Masaru Tanokura, Yasunori Chiba, Reiko Shinkura and Jun-ichi Maruyama
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:7
  36. Fungi have the ability to transform organic materials into a rich and diverse set of useful products and provide distinct opportunities for tackling the urgent challenges before all humans. Fungal biotechnolog...

    Authors: Vera Meyer, Evelina Y. Basenko, J. Philipp Benz, Gerhard H. Braus, Mark X. Caddick, Michael Csukai, Ronald P. de Vries, Drew Endy, Jens C. Frisvad, Nina Gunde-Cimerman, Thomas Haarmann, Yitzhak Hadar, Kim Hansen, Robert I. Johnson, Nancy P. Keller, Nada Kraševec…
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:5
  37. The genome-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 has revolutionized gene manipulation by providing an efficient method to generate targeted mutations. This technique deploys the Cas9 endonuclease and a guide RNA (sgRNA) wh...

    Authors: Haseena Khan, Megan C. McDonald, Simon J. Williams and Peter S. Solomon
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:4
  38. The filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae is widely used for secondary metabolite production by heterologous expression; thus, a wide variety of promoter tools is necessary to broaden the application of this spec...

    Authors: Maiko Umemura, Kaoru Kuriiwa, Linh Viet Dao, Tetsuya Okuda and Goro Terai
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:3
  39. Lignocellulosic biomass could support a greatly-expanded bioeconomy. Current strategies for using biomass typically rely on single-cell organisms and extensive ancillary equipment to produce precursors for dow...

    Authors: Rolando Perez, Marina Luccioni, Rohinton Kamakaka, Samuel Clamons, Nathaniel Gaut, Finn Stirling, Katarzyna P. Adamala, Pamela A. Silver and Drew Endy
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:2
  40. Flowers offer a wide variety of substrates suitable for fungal growth. However, the mycological study of flowers has only recently begun to be systematically addressed from an ecological point of view. Most re...

    Authors: Joon Klaps, Bart Lievens and Sergio Álvarez-Pérez
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2020 7:1
  41. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors provided revised images for Figs. 4, 6 and 7 which were not processed by the typesetter during proof-correction stage. The corrected figures are g...

    Authors: Timothy C. Cairns, Claudia Feurstein, Xiaomei Zheng, Li Hui Zhang, Ping Zheng, Jibin Sun and Vera Meyer
    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:26

    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:18

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