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 cecum and hindgut of nonruminant herbivores.
- Presents new techniques for culturing anaerobic fungi!
- analyzes the isolation, culture, and survival of anaerobic fungi
- describes the nucleic acids of anaerobic fungi, gene cloning, and the establishment of molecular phylogeny
- discusses the fermentation of carbohydrates
- explains how anaerobic fungi interact with other microorganisms
- investigates the ultrastructure of plant cell walls degraded by fungi
- details the effects of diet on fungal populations
- delineates specific procedures for quantifying anaerobic fungi
- outlines potential directions for future research in molecular genetics
- and more!
Anaerobic Fungi: Taxonomy, Biology, and Distribution in Nature, Colin G. Orpin
The Ultrastructure of Anaerobic Fungi, Edward A. Munn
Nutrition and Survival of Anaerobic Fungi, Michael K. Theodoro, David R. Davies, and Colin G. Orpin
Fermentation Product Generation in Rumen Chytridiomycetes, Nigel Yarlett
Regulatory Constraints in the Degradation and Fermentation of Carbohydrate by Anaerobic Fungi, Douglas O. Mountfort
Ultrastructure of Plant Cell-Walls Degraded by Anaerobic Fungi, Danny E. Akin
Interactions Between the Rumen Chytrid Fungi and Other Microorganisms, Alan G. Williams, Keith N. Joblin, and G. Fonty
Effects of Diet on the Fungal Population of the Digestive Tract of Ruminants, G. Fonty and E. Grenet
The Nucleic Acids of Anaerobic Fungi, Alan G. Brownlee
Differential and Integral Equations and Their Applications in Quantifying the Fungal Population in the Rumen, James France and Michael K. Theodorou
Anaerobic Fungi: Future Perspectives, Douglas O. Mountfort