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About this book
About this book
Focuses on new developments in molecular and cell biology and presents examples of how these approaches are solving long-held and fascinating problems in areas as diverse as animal and plant pathology, protein expression and evolution.
Preface; 1. Fungi - important organisms in history and today M. Wedde, M. Jacobs and U. Stahl; 2. Fungal phylogeny M. L. Berbee and J. W. Taylor; 3. The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae: insights from the first complete eukaryotic genome sequence H. Feldman; 4. Interactions between pathway-specific and global genetic regulation and the control of pathway flux A. R. Hawkins, K. A. Wheeler, L. J. Levett, G. H. Newton and H. K. Lamb; 5. Hyphal cell biology G. Robson; 6. Asexual conidiation T. H. Adams and J. K. Wieser; 7. Fungal cell division C. Pitt and J. Doonan; 8. Sexual development of higher fungi S.-W. Chiu and D. Moore; 9. Lignocellulose breakdown and utilization by fungi M. Penttila and M. Saloheimo; 10. Plant disease caused by fungi - phytopathogenicity P. Bowyer; 11. Animal pathogenicity S. Hosking; 12. Biotechnology of filamentous fungi: applications of molecular biology D. B. Archer; Index.
388 pages, 23 b/w photos, 99 line illus, 6 tabs
' ! this is one of the best ! summaries which step ahead of the orthodox and provide modern overviews ! It deserves to be read and taken note of.' Neil A. R. Gow, University of Aberdeen, Microbiology Today ' ! there is much of relevance and interest in this book, and it will have value as 'recommended reading' at various levels of teaching !' Trends in Microbiology ' ! a valuable source of information and a good presentation of scientific progress in various mycological fields.' Mycological Research