21st Century Guidebook to Fungi

ISBN-10: 0521186951

ISBN-13: 9780521186957

Edition: 2011

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List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/14/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 639
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.576
Language: English

Anthony P. J. Trinci was Barker Professor of Cryptogamic Botany and Dean of the School of Biological Sciences, and is now Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester. His teaching at Manchester included undergraduate courses in microbiology, mycology and biotechnology, and postgraduate level units in microbial biotechnology. He is a past President of both the Society for General Microbiology and the British Mycological Society.

Nature and Origins of Fungi:
21st-century fungal communities
Evolutionary origins
Natural classification of fungi
Fungal Cell Biology:
Hyphal cell biology and growth on solid substrates
Fungal cell biology
Structure and synthesis of fungal cell walls
Fungal Genetics and Diversity:
From the haploid to the functional diploid: homokaryons, heterokaryons, dikaryons and compatibility
Sexual reproduction: the basis of diversity and taxonomy
Continuing the diversity theme: cell and tissue differentiation
Biochemistry and Developmental Biology of Fungi:
Fungi in ecosystems
Exploiting fungi for food
Development and morphogenesis
Fungi as Saprotrophs, Symbionts and Pathogens:
Ecosystem mycology: saprotrophs, and mutualisms between plants and fungi
Fungi as pathogens of plants
Fungi as symbionts and predators of animals
Fungi as pathogens of animals, including man
Fungal Biotechnology and Bioinformatics:
Whole organism biotechnology
Molecular biotechnology
Appendices: Appendix
Outline classification of fungi
Mycelial and hyphal
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