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Anaerobic Fungi : Biology: Ecology, and Function - Douglas O. Mountfort

Anaerobic Fungi

Biology: Ecology, and Function

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1994
ISBN: 9780824789480
Number Of Pages: 304

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Uniting-for the first time-current information on anaerobic fungi from a number of different disciplines, this unique reference examines the taxonomy, physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and ecology of anaerobic fungi-focusing on fungi from the rumen and other gut environments such as the cecum and hindgut of nonruminant herbivores.
Anaerobic Fungi
Presents new techniques for culturing anaerobic fungi
analyzes the isolation, culture, and survival of anaerobic fungi
describes the nucleic acids of anaerobic fungi, gene cloning, and the establishment of molecular phylogeny
discusses the fermentation of carbohydrates
explains how anaerobic fungi interact with other microorganisms
investigates the ultrastructure of plant cell walls degraded by fungi
details the effects of diet on fungal populations
delineates specific procedures for quantifying anaerobic fungi
outlines potential directions for future research in molecular genetics
and more

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"a comprehensive and very well illustrated account of the lives of these fascinating organisms and of their activities and importance in their animal hosts. "-The Society for General Microbiology Quarterly

Anaerobic Fungi: Taxonomy, Biology, and Distribution in Nature
The Ultrastructure of Anaerobic Fungi
Nutrition and Survival of Anaerobic Fungi
Fermentation Product Generation in Rumen Chytridiomycetes
Regulatory Constraints in the Degradation and Fermentation of Carbohydrate by Anaerobic Fungi
Ultrastructure of Plant Cell-Walls Degraded
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ISBN: 9780824789480
ISBN-10: 0824789482
Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st July 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.11 x 16.43  x 2.46
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 1