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Title Fungi : Biology and Applications / editor, Kevin Kavanagh
Edition Second edition
Published Chichester, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, C8, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents Fungi; Contents; List of Contributors; 1 Introduction to Fungal Physiology; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Morphology of Yeasts and Fungi; 1.3 Ultrastructure and Function of Fungal Cells; 1.4 Fungal Nutrition and Cellular Biosyntheses; 1.5 Fungal Metabolism; 1.6 Fungal Growth and Reproduction; 1.7 Conclusions; Revision Questions; References; Further Reading; 2 Fungal Genetics; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Fungal Life Cycles; 2.3 Sexual Analysis: Regulation of Mating; 2.4 Unique Characteristics of Filamentous Fungi that are Advantageous for Genetic Analysis; 2.5 Genetics as a Tool; 2.6 Conclusion
Summary Fungi: Biology and Applications, Second Edition€provides a comprehensive treatment of fungi, covering biochemistry, genetics and the medical and economic significance of these organisms at introductory level.€ With no prior knowledge of the subject assumed, the opening chapters offer a broad overview of the basics of fungal biology, in particular the physiology and genetics of fungi and also a new chapter on the application of genomics to fungi. €Later chapters move on to include more detailed coverage of topics such as antibiotic and chemical commodities from fungi, new chapte
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fungi -- Biotechnology.
Form Electronic book
Author Kavanagh, Kevin.
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