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About this book
About this book
Focuses on the analysis of the filamentous life style, particularly on the hyphae which constitute the fungal mycelial colony. It provides the most recent insights into the molecular genetics and physiological mechanisms underlying the elaboration of the branching mycelium and the interactions between individual fungal mycelia.
Re-issue, originally published in 1999.
Preface; 1. Self-integration - an emerging concept from the fungal mycelium A. D. M. Rayner, Z. R. Watkins and J. R. Beeching; 2. Nutrient translocation and electrical signalling in mycelia S. Olsson; 3. Colony development in nutritionally heterogeneous environments K. Ritz and J. W. Crawford; 4. Circadian rhythms in filamentous fungi M. Ramsdale; 5. Growth, branching and enzyme production by filamentous fungi in submerged culture A. P. J. Trinci, S. Bocking, R. J. Swift, J. M. Withers, G. D. Robson and M. G. Wiebe; 6. Metabolism and hyphal differentiation in large basidiomycete colonies S. Watkinson; 7. Role of phosphoinositides and inositol phosphates in the regulation of mycelial branching G. D. Robson; 8. Stress responses of fungal colonies towards toxic metals L. M. Ramsay, J. A. Sayer and G. M. Gadd; 9. Cellularization in Aspergillus nidulans J. E. Hamer, J. A. Morrell, L. Hamer, T. Wolkow and M. Momany; 10. Genetic control of polarized growth and branching in filamentous fungi G. Turner and S. D. Harris; 11. Mating and sexual interactions in fungal mycelia G. W. Gooday; 12. Genetic stability in fungal mycelia M. L. Smith; 13. Nuclear distribution and gene expression in the secondary mycelium of Schizophyllum commune J. G. H. Wessels; Index.