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Title Handbook of fungal biotechnology / edited by Dilip K. Arora ; associate editors Paul D. Bridge, Deepak Bhatnagar
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and expanded
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xii, 592 pages) : illustrations
Series Mycology series ; v. 20
Mycology series ; v. 20.
Contents Chapter 1 Cell Biology of Hyphae -- chapter 2 Application of Genetic Engineering for Strain Improvement in Filamentous Fungi / Helena Nevalainen, Valentino Te'o, and Merja Penttilä -- chapter 3 Metabolic Pathway Regulation -- chapter 4 Fungal Nuclei and Chromosomes -- chapter 5 Genomics of Filamentous Fungi: A General Review -- chapter 6 Stability and Instability of Fungal Genomes -- chapter 7 Secondary Metabolic Gene Clusters in Filamentous Fungi -- chapter 8 Application of Gene Cloning in Fungal Biotechnology -- chapter 9 Transformation and Gene Manipulation in Filamentous Fungi: An Overview -- chapter 10 Genetic Manipulation Systems for Nonconventional Fungi -- chapter 11 Fungal Mitochondria: Genomes, Genetic Elements, and Gene Expression -- chapter 12 Fungal Evolution Meets Fungal Genomics -- chapter 13 Genome Sequence Patterns and Gene Regulation: A Bioinformatics Perspective -- chapter 14 DNA Chips and Microarray Analysis: An Overview -- chapter 15 Signal Transduction in Fungi: Signaling Cascades Regulating Virulence in Filamentous Fungi -- chapter 16 Application of Genetic Engineering for Strain Improvement in Filamentous Fungi -- chapter 17 The Genetic Improvement of Wine Yeasts -- chapter 18 Fungi in Brewing: Biodiversity and Biotechnology Perspectives -- chapter 19 Ethanol-Tolerance and Production by Yeast -- chapter 20 Solid-State Fermentation: An Overview -- chapter 21 Basic Principles for the Production of Fungal Enzymes by Solid-State Fermentation -- chapter 22 Commercial Importance of Some Fungal Enzymes -- chapter 23 Xylanases of Thermophilic Molds and Their Application Potential -- chapter 24 Chitin Biosynthesis in Fungi -- chapter 25 Bioactive Fungal Polysaccharides and Polysaccharopeptides -- chapter 26 Biotechnological Potential of Fungal Lipids -- chapter 27 Introduction to the Theory of Metabolic Modeling and Optimization of Biochemical Systems: Application to Citric Acid Production in Aspergillus niger -- chapter 28 Fungal Carotenoid Production -- chapter 29 Fungal Terpenoid Antibiotics and Enzyme Inhibitors -- chapter 30 Commercial Production and Biosynthesis of Fungal Antibiotics: An Overview -- chapter 31 Molecular Biology of Trichoderma and Biotechological Applications -- chapter 32 Plectomycetes: Biotechnological Importance and Systematics -- chapter 33 Exploitation of GFP-Technology with Filamentous Fungi -- chapter 34 Antifungal Drugs in Fungal Infections -- chapter 35 Antitumor and Immunomodulatory Compounds from Fungi -- chapter 36 Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Infections -- chapter 37 Candidiasis -- chapter 38 Immunizations Against Fungal Diseases in Man and Animals -- chapter 39 Fungal Allergy -- chapter 40 Current Status of Fungal Collections and Their Role in Biotechnology -- chapter 41 Benefits and Risks of Genetically Modified Foods: An Overview -- chapter 42 Transgenic Mycoherbicides: Needs and Safety Considerations -- chapter 43 Recent Developments in Biotechnology and Intellectual Property, Access to Genetic Resources, and Benefit-Sharing
Summary The Handbook of Fungal Biotechnology offers the newest developments from the frontiers of fungal biochemical and molecular processes and industrial and semi-industrial applications of fungi. This second edition highlights the need for the integration of a number of scientific disciplines and technologies in modern fungal biotechnology and reigns as the top source on current molecular, biochemical, and medical technologies and commercial usages for fungi. Authored by 81 world-renowned scientists from both industry and academia, it addresses contemporary issues pertaining to intellectual propert
Notes Previous ed published as: Fungal biotechnology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fungi -- Biotechnology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
MEDICAL -- Microbiology.
Fungi -- Biotechnology.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Arora, Dilip K
Bridge, P. D
Bhatnagar, Deepak, 1949-
ISBN 0824758684
OTHER TI Fungal biotechnology