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Biology and Applications

Fungi by Kevin Kavanagh
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Fungi: Biology and Applications, Second Edition provides a comprehensive, introductory treatment of fungi, covering biochemistry, genetics and the medical and economic significance of these organisms. With no prior knowledge of the subject assumed, the opening chapters offer a broad overview of the basics of fungal biology, in particular the physiology and genetics of fungi and also a new chapter on the application of genomics to fungi. The book then moves on to include detailed coverage of topics such as antibiotic and chemical commodities from fungi, new chapters on biotechnological use of fungal enzymes and fungal proteomics, and fungal diseases of humans, antifungal agents for use in human therapy and fungal pathogens of plants.
  • Fully updated and including three new chapters on Applications to Genomics to fungi, Biotechnological use of Fungal Enzymes and Fungal Proteomics
  • Includes revision questions and further reading
  • Comprehensive treatment of the medical and economic importance on everyday life
  • Invaluable for undergraduates taking a first course on fungal biology or mycology
  • Written by internationally respected experts in the field
  • Colour plate section
Wiley; August 2011
384 pages; ISBN 9781119977698
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Title: Fungi
Author: Kevin Kavanagh
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