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  1. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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  2. 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

    Content type: Technical note

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: PRIMER

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  5. Crude glycerol coming from biodiesel production is an attractive carbon source for biological production of chemicals. The major impurity in preparations of crude glycerol is methanol, which is toxic for most ...

    Authors: Eija Vartiainen, Peter Blomberg, Marja Ilmén, Martina Andberg, Mervi Toivari and Merja Penttilä

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Publisher Correction

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

  7. Besides their ability to produce several interesting bioactive secondary metabolites, members of the Fusarium solani species complex comprise important pathogens of plants and humans. One of the major obstacles i...

    Authors: Mikkel Rank Nielsen, Anna Karolina Rilana Holzwarth, Emmett Brew, Natalia Chrapkova, Samba Evelyne Kabemba Kaniki, Kenneth Kastaniegaard, Trine Sørensen, Klaus Ringsborg Westphal, Reinhard Wimmer, Teis Esben Sondergaard and Jens Laurids Sørensen

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:25

    Content type: Technical note

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  8. Filamentous fungi are important producers of enzymes and bioactive secondary metabolites and are exploited for industrial purposes. Expression and characterization of biosynthetic pathways requires stable expr...

    Authors: Jakob K. H. Rendsvig, Christopher T. Workman and Jakob B. Hoof

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  9. Soil microorganisms play an important role in enhancing soil fertility and plant health. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria form a key component of the soil microbial populat...

    Authors: Anuroopa Nanjundappa, Davis Joseph Bagyaraj, Anil Kumar Saxena, Murugan Kumar and Hillol Chakdar

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:23

    Content type: Review

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  10. Lignocellulosic biomass has long been recognized as a potential sustainable source for industrial applications. The costs associated with conversion of plant biomass to fermentable sugar represent a significan...

    Authors: Jingen Li, Shuying Gu, Zhen Zhao, Bingchen Chen, Qian Liu, Tao Sun, Wenliang Sun and Chaoguang Tian

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  11. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that Table 5 was missing in the published version, although it was originally submitted and reviewed along with the rest of the manuscrip...

    Authors: Min Jin Kwon, Tabea Schütze, Sebastian Spohner, Stefan Haefner and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:20

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:15

  12. Filamentous fungal cell factories are used to produce numerous proteins, enzymes, and organic acids. Protein secretion and filamentous growth are tightly coupled at the hyphal tip. Additionally, both these pro...

    Authors: Timothy C. Cairns, Claudia Feurstein, Xiaomei Zheng, Li Hui Zhang, Ping Zheng, Jibin Sun and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:18

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:26

  13. The circular economy closes loops in industrial manufacturing processes and minimizes waste. A bio-based economy aims to replace fossil-based resources and processes by sustainable alternatives which exploits ...

    Authors: Kustrim Cerimi, Kerem Can Akkaya, Carsten Pohl, Bertram Schmidt and Peter Neubauer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:17

    Content type: Short Report

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  14. Trichoderma reesei is widely known for its enormous protein secretion capacity and as an industrially relevant producer of cellulases and hemicellulases. Over the last decades, rational strain engineering was app...

    Authors: Elisabeth Fitz, Christian Gamauf, Bernhard Seiboth and Franziska Wanka

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  15. Within the last years, numerous reports described successful application of the CRISPR nucleases Cas9 and Cpf1 for genome editing in filamentous fungi. However, still a lot of efforts are invested to develop a...

    Authors: Min Jin Kwon, Tabea Schütze, Sebastian Spohner, Stefan Haefner and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:20

  16. Ceratobasidium theobromae, a member of the Ceratobasidiaceae family, is the causal agent of vascular-streak dieback (VSD) of cacao, a major threat to the chocolate industry in the South-East Asia. The fastidious ...

    Authors: Shahin S. Ali, Asman Asman, Jonathan Shao, Amanda P. Firmansyah, Agung W. Susilo, Ade Rosmana, Peter McMahon, Muhammad Junaid, David Guest, Tee Yei Kheng, Lyndel W. Meinhardt and Bryan A. Bailey

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:14

    Content type: Short Report

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  17. CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome editing has expedited the way of constructing multiple gene alterations in filamentous fungi, whereas traditional methods are time-consuming and can be of mutagenic nature. These de...

    Authors: Tim M. van Leeuwe, Mark Arentshorst, Tim Ernst, Ebru Alazi, Peter J. Punt and Arthur F. J. Ram

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  18. Trichoderma reesei represents a model system for investigation of plant cell wall degradation and its connection to light response. The cyclic adenosine monophosphate pathway (cAMP pathway) plays an important rol...

    Authors: Wolfgang Hinterdobler, André Schuster, Doris Tisch, Ezgi Özkan, Hoda Bazafkan, Johann Schinnerl, Lothar Brecker, Stefan Böhmdorfer and Monika Schmoll

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  19. Filamentously growing microorganisms offer unique advantages for biotechnological processes, such as extraordinary secretion capacities, going along with multiple obstacles due to their complex morphology. How...

    Authors: Roman P. Jansen, Carina Beuck, Matthias Moch, Bianca Klein, Kira Küsters, Holger Morschett, Wolfgang Wiechert and Marco Oldiges

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  20. An error occurred during the publication of a number of articles in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology. Several articles were published in volume 6 with a duplicate citation number.

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    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:10

    Content type: Publisher Correction

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    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:9

    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:8

  21. Viriditoxin is one of the ‘classical’ secondary metabolites produced by fungi and that has antibacterial and other activities; however, the mechanism of its biosynthesis has remained unknown.

    Authors: Andrew S. Urquhart, Jinyu Hu, Yit-Heng Chooi and Alexander Idnurm

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:9

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:10

  22. Microfluidic systems are well-suited for studying mixed biological communities for improving industrial processes of fermentation, biofuel production, and pharmaceutical production. The results of which have t...

    Authors: Larry J. Millet, Jayde Aufrecht, Jessy Labbé, Jessie Uehling, Rytas Vilgalys, Myka L. Estes, Cora Miquel Guennoc, Aurélie Deveau, Stefan Olsson, Gregory Bonito, Mitchel J. Doktycz and Scott T. Retterer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:8

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:10

  23. Soybean production around the globe faces significant annual yield losses due to pests and diseases. One of the most significant causes of soybean yield loss annually in the U.S. is sudden death syndrome (SDS)...

    Authors: Mitchell G. Roth and Martin I. Chilvers

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:7

    Content type: Technical note

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  24. CRISPR technology has revolutionized fungal genetic engineering by increasing the speed and complexity of the experiments that can be performed. Moreover, the efficiency of the system often allows genetic engi...

    Authors: Katherina Garcia Vanegas, Zofia Dorota Jarczynska, Tomas Strucko and Uffe Hasbro Mortensen

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:6

    Content type: Research

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  25. Science and art have long been studied interchangeably, with notable polymaths emerging in the Renaissance such as Leonardo da Vinci (artist, inventor, engineer and anatomist) and Alexander von Humboldt (explo...

    Authors: Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:5

    Content type: Editorial

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  26. 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), a major residual component of a lignocellulosic bio-refinery process, can be transformed into fundamental building blocks for green chemistry via oxidation. While chemical method...

    Authors: Marianne Daou, Bassem Yassine, Saowanee Wikee, Eric Record, Françoise Duprat, Emmanuel Bertrand and Craig B. Faulds

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:4

    Content type: Research

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  27. The CRISPR/Cas9 is currently the predominant technology to enhance the genome editing efficiency in eukaryotes. Established tools for many fungal species exist while most of them are based on in vivo expressed...

    Authors: Joosu Kuivanen, Veera Korja, Sami Holmström and Peter Richard

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. The bacterial CRISPR/Cas genome editing system has provided a major breakthrough in molecular biology. One use of this technology is within a nuclease-based gene drive. This type of system can install a geneti...

    Authors: Megan E. Goeckel, Erianna M. Basgall, Isabel C. Lewis, Samantha C. Goetting, Yao Yan, Megan Halloran and Gregory C. Finnigan

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:2

    Content type: Short Report

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  29. Itaconic acid (IA), a C5-dicarboxylic acid, has previously been identified as one of the top twelve biochemicals that can be produced by biotechnological means. IA is naturally produced by Aspergillus terreus, ho...

    Authors: Abeer H. Hossain, Alexander Ter Beek and Peter J. Punt

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2019 6:1

    Content type: Research

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  30. Filamentous fungi are important producers of secondary metabolites, low molecular weight molecules that often have bioactive properties. Calbistrin A is a secondary metabolite with an interesting structure tha...

    Authors: Sietske Grijseels, Carsten Pohl, Jens Christian Nielsen, Zahida Wasil, Yvonne Nygård, Jens Nielsen, Jens C. Frisvad, Kristian Fog Nielsen, Mhairi Workman, Thomas Ostenfeld Larsen, Arnold J. M. Driessen and Rasmus John Normand Frandsen

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:18

    Content type: Research

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  31. Translocated chromosomal duplications occur spontaneously in many organisms; segmental duplications of large chromosomal regions are expected to result in phenotypic changes because of gene dosage effects. The...

    Authors: Tadashi Takahashi, Masahiro Ogawa, Atsushi Sato and Yasuji Koyama

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:17

    Content type: Research

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  32. Aspergillus niger is an important fungus used in industrial applications for enzyme and acid production. To enable rational metabolic engineering of the species, available information can be collected and integra...

    Authors: Julian Brandl, Maria Victoria Aguilar-Pontes, Paul Schäpe, Anders Noerregaard, Mikko Arvas, Arthur F. J. Ram, Vera Meyer, Adrian Tsang, Ronald P. de Vries and Mikael R. Andersen

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:16

    Content type: Research

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  33. The filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei (T. reesei) is a natural producer of cellulolytic and xylanolytic enzymes and is therefore industrially used. Many industries require high amounts of enzymes, in particul...

    Authors: Alice Rassinger, Agnieszka Gacek-Matthews, Joseph Strauss, Robert L. Mach and Astrid R. Mach-Aigner

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:15

    Content type: Research

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  34. Itaconate is getting growing biotechnological significance, due to its use as a platform compound for the production of bio-based polymers, chemicals, and novel fuels. Currently, Aspergillus terreus is used for i...

    Authors: Elena Geiser, Hamed Hosseinpour Tehrani, Svenja Meyer, Lars M. Blank and Nick Wierckx

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:14

    Content type: Research

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  35. CRISPR/Cas9-based genome editing is quickly becoming a powerful tool within the field of fungal genetics. Adaptation of CRISPR/Cas9 systems are allowing for rapid and highly efficient gene targeting within fun...

    Authors: Qusai Al Abdallah, Ana Camila Oliveira Souza, Adela Martin-Vicente, Wenbo Ge and Jarrod R. Fortwendel

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:11

    Content type: Short Report

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  36. Cytochrome P450s form an important group of enzymes involved in xenobiotics degradation and metabolism, both primary and secondary. These enzymes are also useful in industry as biotechnological tools for bioco...

    Authors: Sonia Chadha, Sayaji T. Mehetre, Ravindra Bansal, Alan Kuo, Andrea Aerts, Igor V. Grigoriev, Irina S. Druzhinina and Prasun K. Mukherjee

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:12

    Content type: Research

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  37. Trichoderma reesei is one of the most frequently used filamentous fungi in industry for production of homologous and heterologous proteins. The ability to use sexual crossing in this fungus was discovered several...

    Authors: Christoph Dattenböck, Doris Tisch, Andre Schuster, Alberto Alonso Monroy, Wolfgang Hinterdobler and Monika Schmoll

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:9

    Content type: Research

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  38. Expanding the application of technical enzymes, e.g., in industry and agriculture, commands the acceleration and cost-reduction of bioprocess development. Microplates and shake flasks are massively employed du...

    Authors: Alexander Eck, Matthias Schmidt, Stefanie Hamer, Anna Joelle Ruff, Jan Förster, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Lars M. Blank, Wolfgang Wiechert and Marco Oldiges

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  39. Currently around one billion people in the world do not have access to a diet which provides enough protein and energy. However, the production of one of the main sources of protein, animal meat, causes severe...

    Authors: Pedro F. Souza Filho, Ramkumar B. Nair, Dan Andersson, Patrik R. Lennartsson and Mohammad J. Taherzadeh

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that there is a mistake in the legend of Figure 4; the explanation of the symbols has been mixed up. The corrected version of Figure 4 is...

    Authors: Simon Boecker, Stefan Grätz, Dennis Kerwat, Lutz Adam, David Schirmer, Lennart Richter, Tabea Schütze, Daniel Petras, Roderich D. Süssmuth and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:4

  41. Sequencing of fungal species has demonstrated the existence of thousands of putative secondary metabolite gene clusters, the majority of them harboring a unique set of genes thought to participate in productio...

    Authors: Philipp Wiemann, Alexandra A. Soukup, Jacob S. Folz, Pin-Mei Wang, Andreas Noack and Nancy P. Keller

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:6

    Content type: Research

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  42. Fungal cyclodepsipeptides (CDPs) are non-ribosomally synthesized peptides produced by a variety of filamentous fungi and are of interest to the pharmaceutical industry due to their anticancer, antimicrobial an...

    Authors: Simon Boecker, Stefan Grätz, Dennis Kerwat, Lutz Adam, David Schirmer, Lennart Richter, Tabea Schütze, Daniel Petras, Roderich D. Süssmuth and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:4

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:7

  43. Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) bark extract exhibits potent inhibitory activity against Candida albicans but the antifungal mechanisms of this essential oil remain largely unexplored.

    Authors: Zinnat Shahina, Amira M. El-Ganiny, Jessica Minion, Malcolm Whiteway, Taranum Sultana and Tanya E. S. Dahms

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  44. U6 promoters have been used for single guide RNA (sgRNA) transcription in the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats/CRISPR-associated protein (CRISPR/Cas9) genome editing system. However, no ....

    Authors: Xiaomei Zheng, Ping Zheng, Jibin Sun, Zhang Kun and Yanhe Ma

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:2

    Content type: Short Report

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  45. Sugarcane distillery waste water (SDW) or vinasse is the residual liquid waste generated during sugarcane molasses fermentation and alcohol distillation. Worldwide, this effluent is responsible for serious env...

    Authors: Graziella Chuppa-Tostain, Julien Hoarau, Marie Watson, Laetitia Adelard, Alain Shum Cheong Sing, Yanis Caro, Isabelle Grondin, Isabelle Bourven, Jean-Marie Francois, Elisabeth Girbal-Neuhauser and Thomas Petit

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2018 5:1

    Content type: Research

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