8 edition of Evolutionary Genetics of Fungi found in the catalog.
September 28, 2005
by Taylor & Francis
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||350|
Acknowledgments. We would like to thank Barry Leadbeater for numerous helpful discussions and for careful reading of the manuscript. We are also very grateful to Andreas Walberg and David Hibbett for advice on deep phylogeny of Metazoa and Fungi, respectively, and critical evaluation of Fig. Maria Romeralo was supported for part of this work by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Author: Sandra L. Baldauf, Maria Romeralo, Martin Carr. Ecological genetics is the study of genetics in natural populations.. This contrasts with classical genetics, which works mostly on crosses between laboratory strains, and DNA sequence analysis, which studies genes at the molecular level.. Research in this field is on traits of ecological significance—that is, traits related to fitness, which affect an organism's survival and reproduction.
The primary thrust of the book is morphology-taxonomy, but also includes interesting and important activities of fungi. The new edition has added more fungal biology (physiology, genetics, ecology), and also provides more information on the evolutionary significance of fungi.1/5(1). Purchase Genetics and Molecular Biology of Entomopathogenic Fungi, Volume 94 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,
Clavicipitalean Fungi: Evolutionary Biology, Chemistry, Biocontrol And Cultural Impacts - CRC Press Book This reference analyzes the ecology, evolution, genetics, physiology, and taxonomy of this diverse group of fungi for identification of common biological, biochemical, and genetic features and discovery of potential medical and agricultural. Interest in the study of evolution, particularly the population genetic and molecular aspects, has been very marked in recent years and is likely to continue, engendered to a considerable extent by the remarkable advances in knowledge of the molecular mechanisms of inheritance. Although this book is intended primarily for advanced undergraduates in the biological sciences, the scope and style.
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"In this volume internationally recognised population and evolutionary geneticists describe the use of molecular techniques and bioinformatics to study the evolutionary genetics of fungi. The focus of the book is on the most recent advances and current theories in this highly topical area.
Abstract. Genetics deals with variation and inheritance and forms the basis for understanding why fungi behave as they do. Genetic variations among fungi are considered at the level of the individual, populations, and species, but there are several difficulties in defining fungal Evolutionary Genetics of Fungi book.
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This timely book describes the use of molecular techniques and bioinformatics to study the evolutionary genetics of fungi. The focus of the book is on the most recent advances and current theories in this highly topical area. Topics covered include the molecular methods currently used for typing spe.
Strain typing of medically important fungi and fungal population genetics have been stimulated by new methods of tapping DNA variation. The aim of this contribution is to show how awareness of fungal population genetics can increase the utility of strain typing to Cited by: Most genetics textbooks deal adequately with plant and animal genetics, but tend to neglect fungi.
The authors have produced a book that will compensate for this imbalance. This book discusses the genetics of fungi in a way that is attractive and challenging, succinct yet comprehensive, sensitive to commercial and applied aspects, yet also Cited by: The evolutionary tree of fungi grows a new branch.
When a research team started analysing the genetics of microorganisms from their university pond, they might have expected to. Fungus - Fungus - Evolution and phylogeny of fungi: Fungi have ancient origins, with evidence indicating they likely first appeared about one billion years ago, though the fossil record of fungi is scanty.
Fungal hyphae evident within the tissues of the oldest plant fossils confirm that fungi are an extremely ancient group. Indeed, some of the oldest terrestrial plantlike fossils known, called. Population genetics is the study of genetic variation within and among populations and the evolutionary factors that explain this variation.
Its foundation is the Hardy - Weinberg law, which is maintained as long as population size is large, mating is at random, and mutation, selection and migration are negligible. Horizon Bioscience Norfolk, UK viii + p. Prices: GB £99 or US $, ISBN 1‐‐15‐7. Evolutionary Genetics of Fungi edited by Jianping Xu offers a much‐needed update on current themes in fungal population genetics and evolution.
The book aptly begins with Jean‐Mark Moncalvo's analysis of the recent advances in the systematics of fungi. While setting the stage for. Fungi play a critical role in the carbon cycle and have huge economic impacts as decayers, pathogens, and industrial microorganisms. For much of the history of mycology, the only characters available for estimating evolutionary relationships of Fungi were macromorphology (for groups that produce macroscopic structures, such as mushrooms) and.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Dedication: Ira Herskowitz --Appreciation: John and Cardy Raper --I. General Principles The Evolution of MAT: the Ascomycetes / Geraldine Butler Evolution of the Mating-Type Locus: the Basidiomycetes / James A. Fraser, Yen-Ping Hsueh, Keisha M.
Findley and. Analyzing the genetic structure of populations of phytopathogenic fungi in agricultural ecosystems is thus fundamental for understanding, in time and space, the evolutionary forces that generate Author: Bruce A Mcdonald.
“The main aim of this book is to provide knowledge about the evolution of fungi and fungal-like organisms. this book is a complete package for scholars who want to assimilate information and knowledge on the evolution of the fungi since the origin.
Should be available in all college and university libraries where study on fungi is Format: Hardcover. The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise by Miron Elisha Hard. This guide explains the study of mushrooms, with special reference to the edible and poisonous varieties, with a view of opening up to the student of nature a wide field of useful and interesting knowledge.
This chapter, first, recapitulates the phylogenetic and geological history of the fungi inferred from morphological and molecular systematics. Second, it addresses an issue not covered mechanistically by phylogenetics, namely, what drove the evolutionary origins of the fungi.
Fungal genetics. The study of gene structure and function in fungi. Genetic research has provided important knowledge about genes, heredity, genetic mechanisms, metabolism, physiology, and development in fungi, and in higher organisms in general, because in certain respects the fungal life cycle and cellular attributes are ideally suited to both mendelian and molecular genetic analysis.
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The fungi represent superb tools for the study of evolution 'in action'. This book was the first to bring together, in one volume, coverage of the growing consensus of knowledge and ideas concerning evolutionary biology of the fungi in the widest sense.
Pervasive Adenine N6-methylation of Active Genes in Fungi. Nature Genetics ; 49(6) doi: /ng (EDF) [OA] Ahrendt SR, Medina EM, Chang CA, Stajich JE*. Exploring the binding properties and structural stability of an opsin in the chytrid Spizellomyces punctatus using comparative and molecular modeling.
Population genetics is a subfield of genetics that deals with genetic differences within and between populations, and is a part of evolutionary s in this branch of biology examine such phenomena as adaptation, speciation, and population structure.
Population genetics was a vital ingredient in the emergence of the modern evolutionary synthesis.7 The Evolutionary Origin of Animals and Fungi 75 major protist types in culture collections (Patterson ), which six years later had only been reduced to (Adl et al.
).Book Description. This reference analyzes the ecology, evolution, genetics, physiology, and taxonomy of this diverse group of fungi for identification of common biological, biochemical, and genetic features and discovery of potential medical and agricultural applications.