Fungal Cell Wall

Fungal Cell Wall

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Fungal Cell Wall presents a comprehensive examination of the structure, synthesis, and growth of the fungal cell wall and explores the reasons for the cell wall's importance to the survival of fungi. Topics covered include the composition and structure of the fungal cell wall and how they are affected by endogenous and external factors; the structure and synthesis of glucans, chitin, and glycoproteins; and the mechanisms of secretion, organization, and final assembly of the cell wall components. The book also features excellent bibliographical coverage, which provides insight into the historical development of current ideas and the basis of current trends in research. Researchers and students in biology, microbiology, mycology, botany, and medical and plant pathology will find this book essential for reference information regarding fungi.Schematic diagram which illustrates the involvement of two different active sites for UDPGlcNAc binding. ... consistently confirms that no such carriers are involved in chitin biosynthesis.121 All attempts to extract labeled lipids with differentanbsp;...

Title:Fungal Cell Wall
Author:José Ruiz-Herrera
Publisher:CRC Press - 1991-11-22


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