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The Filamentous Fungi

Rowland H. Davis

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195154368
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893935 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154368.003.0016
The Filamentous Fungi

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This chapter discusses how Neurospora and Aspergillus reemerged in the 1980s as model filamentous fungi rather than models of life. It shows that work on model filamentous fungi never died, and indeed many careers will be devoted to further research in these organisms.

Keywords: Neurospora; Aspergillus; filamentous fungi; model organisms

Chapter.  6029 words. 

Subjects: Biochemistry

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