1st Edition

Metal Ions in Fungi




ISBN 9780824791728
Published February 11, 1994 by CRC Press
528 Pages

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Book Description

Presents the latest advances in the study of the intracellular fate and transport of metal ions in fungi, emphasizing the mechanisms that regulate cellular concentration. The book explains the expanding relationship between molecular genetics and inorganic biochemistry.

Table of Contents

Transition Metal Ion Uptake in Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi * Hydroxamates and Polycarboxylates as Iron Transport Agents (Siderophores) in Fungi * Enzymology of Siderophore Biosynthesis in Fungi * Molecular Biology of Iron Transport in Fungi * Reductive Iron Assimilation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae * Iron Storage in Fungi * Manganese: Function and Transport in Fungi * Uptake of Zinc by Fungi * Accumulation of Radionuclides in Fungi * Metal Ion Resistance and the Role of Metallothionein in Yeast * Cadystin (Phytochelatin) in Fungi * Molecular Genetic Analysis of Cadmium Tolerance in Schizosaccharomyces pombe * Superoxide Dismutases in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae * Evolution and Biological Roles of Fungal Superoxide Dismutases Ferrochelatase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae * Heme-Mediated Gene Regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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Winkelmann, Gunther