Mycology

Series Editor: Joan W. Bennett

  • Polyamines in Fungi

    Their Distribution, Metabolism, and Role in Cell Differentiation and Morphogenesis

    By Laura Valdés-Santiago, José Ruiz-Herrera

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of the various aspects of polyamines in fungi as compared to other organisms. It covers all aspects of polyamine metabolism and the biological function of polyamines in stress and cell integrity.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungal Cell Wall

    Structure, Synthesis, and Assembly, Second Edition

    By José Ruiz-Herrera

    Fungal Cell Wall: Structure, Synthesis, and Assembly, Second Edition is a compendium of information on the chemical structure, synthesis, and organization of the cell wall of fungi. Reviewing the past 20 years of research in the field, it discusses experimental evidence that demonstrates the role…

    Hardback – 2012-04-30
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungi

    Experimental Methods In Biology, Second Edition

    By Ramesh Maheshwari

    Fungi are now at the forefront of research on mechanisms in gene silencing, biological rhythm, mating processes, biogenesis of intracellular organelles, adaptations to hostile habitats, structure of natural populations, and speciation. Because of their small genomes, fungi are being used in "…

    Hardback – 2011-09-20
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Defensive Mutualism in Microbial Symbiosis

    Edited by James F. White Jr., Monica S. Torres

    Anemones and fish, ants and acacia trees, fungus and trees, buffaloes and oxpeckers--each of these unlikely duos is an inimitable partnership in which the species’ coexistence is mutually beneficial. More specifically, they represent examples of defensive mutualism, when one species receives…

    Hardback – 2009-05-25
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • The Aspergilli

    Genomics, Medical Aspects, Biotechnology, and Research Methods

    Edited by Gustavo H. Goldman, Stephen A. Osmani

    With high-quality genome sequences for the important and ubiquitous Aspergilli now available, increased opportunities arise for the further understanding of its gene function, interaction, expression, and evolution. The Aspergilli: Genomics, Medical Aspects, Biotechnology, and Research Methods…

    Hardback – 2007-12-06
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Food Mycology

    A Multifaceted Approach to Fungi and Food

    Edited by Jan Dijksterhuis, Robert A. Samson

    For millennia, the presence of fungi in food has been both boon and bane to food stores. Fungi can spoil large quantities of food and produce dangerous toxins that threaten human health; however, fungal spoilage in certain foods can produce a unique, highly prized food source and there are some…

    Hardback – 2007-06-25
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • The Fungal Community

    Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, Third Edition

    Edited by John Dighton, John Dighton, James F. White Jr., James White, Peter Oudemans, Peter Oudemans

    The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, Third Edition addresses many of the questions related to the observations, characterizations, and functional attributes of fungal assemblages and their interaction with the environment and other organisms. This edition promotes…

    Hardback – 2005-05-23
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Handbook of Industrial Mycology

    Edited by Zhiqiang An

    Several excellent books have been published that address one or more aspects of the diverse field of industrial mycology, but none of them cover the entire process of fungal bioactive metabolites discovery. Until now. The Handbook of Industrial Mycology provides, in one volume, an overview of…

    Hardback – 2004-08-29
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Handbook of Fungal Biotechnology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dilip K. Arora

    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…

    Hardback – 2003-12-16
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungal Biotechnology in Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Applications

    Edited by Dilip K. Arora

    Contributions from 80 world-renowned authorities representing a broad international background lend Fungal Biotechnology in Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Applicationsfirst-class information on the biotechnological potential of entomopathogenic fungi and ergot alkaloids, applications of…

    Hardback – 2003-12-16
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungi in Ecosystem Processes

    Edited by John Dighton

    Adopting the novel approach of viewing the role of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions, this book examines the importance of fungi in soil formation, plant primary production, sustenance of secondary producers, and regulation of plant and animal populations and communities. This…

    Hardback – 2003-05-13
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Pathogenic Fungi in Humans and Animals

    2nd Edition

    Edited by D.H. Howard

    Exploring breakthroughs in fungal detection and control, this book covers fungal nomenclature, population instability, and phylogeny, as well as investigative research on Peronosporomycetes, Zygomycetes, Filamentous Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetous Yeasts, Endomycetes and Blastomycetes, and…

    Hardback – 2002-10-29
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungal Pathogenesis

    Principles and Clinical Applications

    By Richard Calderone

    Stresses molecular and biochemical studies of opportunistic and frank fungal pathogens!This book gives a comprehensive overview of human pathogenic fungi that offers a current and concise survey of virulence factors, host responses and recognition, treatment and diagnosis of infections, invasive…

    Hardback – 2001-10-11
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungal Genetics

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by Cees Bos

    This is a concise guide to the combined use of classical and molecular methods for the genetic analysis and breeding of fungi. It presents basic concepts and experimental designs, and demonstrates the power of fungal genetics for applied research in biotechnology and phytopathology. Case studies of…

    Hardback – 1996-03-11
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Anaerobic Fungi

    Biology: Ecology, and Function

    By Mountfort

    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…

    Hardback – 1994-07-27
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Metal Ions in Fungi

    Edited by Gunther Winkelmann

    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.…

    Hardback – 1994-02-10
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Molecular Industrial Mycology

    Systems and Applications for Filamentous Fungi

    By Leong

    Ten articles provide an overview of the recently flowering research into the genetics and molecular biology of fungus species that are economically significant in industry. The contributors, from a variety of disciplines, report on work in such areas as industrial enzymes, antibiotics, toxins, heter…

    Hardback – 1990-10-25
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Viruses of Fungi and Simple Eukaryotes

    By Y. Koltin

    Viruses of Fungi and Simple Eukaryotes focuses on the developments in and experimental approaches to the study of fungi and simple eukaryotic viruses. Emphasizing molecular biology and genetics, the book provides the first comprehensive description of lower eukaryotic viruses. Featuring the work of…

    Hardback – 1988-04-28
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Fungal Protoplasts

    Applications in Biochemistry and Genetics

    By J. Peberdy

    Until now, information on fungal protoplasts has been scattered throughout various sources. With authoritative reviews of protoplast isolation and applications in fungal biology research, Fungal Protoplasts: Applications in Biochemistry and Genetics is the first volume devoted to a major area in…

    Hardback – 1985-02-19
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Secondary Metabolism and Differentiation in Fungi

    By Bennett

    The first source to unite secondary fungal metabolism and morphogenesis in one volume, Secondary Metabolism and Differentiation in Fungi treats biological systems as parts of a whole rather than as a series of individual elements, highlighting research in genetics, molecular biology, and ecology.…

    Hardback – 1983-07-20
    CRC Press
    Mycology