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  1. Efficient gene editing is a critical tool for investigating molecular mechanisms of cellular processes and engineering organisms for numerous purposes ranging from biotechnology to medicine. Recently developed...

    Authors: Toru Matsu-ura, Mokryun Baek, Jungin Kwon and Christian Hong

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2015 2:4

    Content type: Short Report

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  2. Phytochelatin synthase (PCS) is an enzyme that catalyzes the biosynthesis of phytochelatin from glutathione. Phytochelatins protect cells against the toxic effects of non-essential heavy metals, such as cadmiu...

    Authors: Alaina M Shine, Viplendra PS Shakya and Alexander Idnurm

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2015 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  3. The need for new antibiotic drugs increases as pathogenic microorganisms continue to develop resistance against current antibiotics. We obtained samples from Antarctica as part of a search for new antimicrobia...

    Authors: K Stefan Svahn, Erja Chryssanthou, Björn Olsen, Lars Bohlin and Ulf Göransson

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2015 2:1

    Content type: Research

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  4. Banks of mutants with random insertions of T-DNA from Agrobacterium tumefaciens are often used in forward genetics approaches to identify phenotypes of interest. Upon identification of mutants of interest, the fl...

    Authors: Kylie Chambers, Rohan GT Lowe, Barbara J Howlett, Manuel Zander, Jacqueline Batley, Angela P Van de Wouw and Candace E Elliott

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  5. Pleurotus sapidus secretes a huge enzymatic repertoire including hydrolytic and oxidative enzymes and is an example for higher basidiomycetes being interesting for biotechnology. The complex growth media used fo...

    Authors: Marco A Fraatz, Stefanie Naeve, Vanessa Hausherr, Holger Zorn and Lars M Blank

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:9

    Content type: Research

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  6. Cell wall integrity, vesicle transport and protein secretion are key factors contributing to the vitality and productivity of filamentous fungal cell factories such as Aspergillus niger. In order to pioneer ratio...

    Authors: Markus RM Fiedler, Annett Lorenz, Benjamin M Nitsche, Cees AMJJ van den Hondel, Arthur FJ Ram and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:5

    Content type: Research

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  7. Saprobic fungi are the predominant industrial sources of Carbohydrate Active enZymes (CAZymes) used for the saccharification of lignocellulose during the production of second generation biofuels. The productio...

    Authors: Steven T Pullan, Paul Daly, Stéphane Delmas, Roger Ibbett, Matthew Kokolski, Almar Neiteler, Jolanda M van Munster, Raymond Wilson, Martin J Blythe, Sanyasi Gaddipati, Gregory A Tucker and David B Archer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  8. Ustilaginaceae (belonging to the smut fungi) are commonly known for their plant pathogenicity. Although these microbes lead to yield reduction of cereal production, they can also have an economically positive ...

    Authors: Elena Geiser, Vincent Wiebach, Nick Wierckx and Lars M Blank

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:2

    Content type: Research

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  9. Filamentous fungi are well known for their ability to degrade lignocellulosic biomass and have a natural ability to convert certain products of biomass degradation, for example glucose, into various organic ac...

    Authors: Nadège Liaud, Christian Giniés, David Navarro, Nicolas Fabre, Sylvaine Crapart, Isabelle Herpoël- Gimbert, Anthony Levasseur, Sana Raouche and Jean-Claude Sigoillot

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:1

    Content type: Research

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  10. In this review I give a personal perspective of how fungal biology has changed since I started my Ph. D. in 1963. At that time we were working in the shadow of the birth of molecular biology as an autonomous a...

    Authors: Claudio Scazzocchio

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:7

    Content type: Review

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  11. Galactofuranose (Galf)-containing glycoconjugates are important to secure the integrity of the cell wall of filamentous fungi. Mutations that prevent the biosynthesis of Galf-containing molecules compromise cell ...

    Authors: Joohae Park, Boris Tefsen, Mark Arentshorst, Ellen Lagendijk, Cees AMJJ van den Hondel, Irma van Die and Arthur FJ Ram

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:6

    Content type: Research

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  12. Filamentous fungi can each produce dozens of secondary metabolites which are attractive as therapeutics, drugs, antimicrobials, flavour compounds and other high-value chemicals. Furthermore, they can be used a...

    Authors: Lennart Richter, Franziska Wanka, Simon Boecker, Dirk Storm, Tutku Kurt, Özlem Vural, Roderich Süßmuth and Vera Meyer

    Citation: Fungal Biology and Biotechnology 2014 1:4

    Content type: Research

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