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Super-fermenting fungus genome sequenced

...ofuels production processes. Pichia joins white rot fungus in the growing portfolio of bioenergy-relevant fungus genomes sequenced by DOE JGI through its user programs and contributed freely to the worldwide scientific community. ...

Key found to kill cystic fibrosis superbug

...ganism that lives in damp or wet places and causes rot in plants such as onions. While it rarely causes infection in healthy people, it can be fatal for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited disease where the lungs become clogged with thick mucus, often leading to chronic respiratory infections....

DNA technique measures suitability of soil for onion crops

...ar technique to detect the stem nematode and white rot in soil samples. Agricultural laboratory Blgg will start using the new system in November 2005. The system quickly and accurately measures soil samples at the molecular level. In a series of comparative trials, the molecular test had a higher detec...

Scientists determine structure of enzyme that disrupts bacterial virulence

...in previous studies to significantly decrease soft rot in potato plants. The Brandeis and University of Texas team purified the enzyme and identified its structure using X-ray crystallography, an essential step toward developing drugs that may reduce the pathogenicity of bacteria involved in biowarfare ...

Fungus-farming termites descend from an African rain forest Eve

...presented today by the genus Termitomyces, a white rot fungus. These fungi are some of the few organisms that can digest the plant component lignin. Within the termite colonies, which can grow very large, the fungus grows on a special structure called the comb, which is maintained by the termites by the ...

Experiment station researchers to explore genome of disease-fighting fungus

...se industry that encounters problems with seedling rot in different plant varieties. "In the nursery industry where you transplant from smaller to larger containers, you can incorporate the fungus as a potting mix amendment that would protect against root-rotting fungi," Kenerley said. Ebbole said thei...

Researchers find gene that may be at root of potato blight

...infestans. Related Phytophthora species cause root rot in soybean plants as well as sudden oak death, which is devastating stands of oak trees along California 's coast and is present in at least three other states. Kamoun conducted the multidisciplinary study with lead author Miles Armstrong and other ...

Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive

... adhesives from tree bark or wood decayed by brown rot fungus. Regardless of the material used to produce the adhesives, they are renewable and may reduce the need for the currently used urea-formaldehyde wood adhesives that have health concerns, and are based on increasingly expensive petroleum. "This ...

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