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Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology

1st Edition

By Devarajan Thangadurai

Apple Academic Press

194 pages

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Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology provides a complete overview of recent developments and applications in molecular mycology. It serves as a comprehensive guide for the identification of fungi and the application of fungal biomolecules in agriculture, food, environment, and pharmaceutical sectors by providing detailed information about application

Table of Contents

Preface. Molecular Mycology: An Introduction. Fungal Identification: Conventional Approaches and Current Scenario. Molecular Tools for Identification of Fungi. Genetic Improvement of Industrially Important Fungal Strains. Fungal Strain Improvement Through Recombinant DNA Technology. Molecular Improvement of Fungal Strains. Bioinformatic Approaches for Identification of Fungal Species and Detection of Secondary Metabolites. Fungal Biomolecules and Fungal Secondary Metabolites. Fungal Biomolecules for Degradation of Xenobiotics and Ecosystem Management. Fungal Secondary Metabolites for Biocontrol and Sustainable Agriculture. Molecular Interventions In Fungal Studies for Sustainable Development. Index.

About the Author

Devarajan Thangadurai, PhD, is senior assistant professor at Karnatak University in South India, president of the Society for Applied Biotechnology, and general secretary for the Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Science. In addition, Dr. Thangadurai is editor-in-chief of several journals, including Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering; Acta Biologica Indica; Biodiversity Research International; and the Asian Journal of Microbiology. He received his PhD in botany from Sri Krishnadevaraya University in South India. During 2002-2004, he worked as CSIR Senior Research Fellow with funding from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. He served as Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Madeira, Portugal; University of Delhi, India; and ICAR National Research Centre for Banana, India. He is the recipient of the Best Young Scientist Award with a Gold Medal from Acharya Nagarjuna University and the VGST-SMYSR Young Scientist Award of the Government of Karnataka, Republic of India. He has edited/authored 15 books including Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (3 vols.), Genes, Genomes and Genomics (2 vols.), and Mycorrhizal Biotechnology with publishers of national and international reputation.

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, PhD, is a GC Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow at Karnatak University, Dharwad, India. Dr. Sangeetha was the recipient of Tamil Nadu Government Scholarship and the Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship of University Grants Commission from the Government of India for her doctoral studies. She has published several articles on the effect of pollutants on the environment, and she has organized conferences, seminars, workshops, and lectures. Her main research interests are in the areas of environmental microbiology and environmental biotechnology, with particular emphasis on solid waste management, environmental impact assessment, and mic

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Animals / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany