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Title: Fungal symbiosis unearthed

Author: Cullen, Daniel;

Date: 2008

Source: Nature. Vol. 452 (Mar. 6, 2008): pages 42-43.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication


Associations between plant roots and fungi are a feature of many terrestrial ecosystems. The genome sequence of a prominent fungal partner opens new avenues for studying such mycorrhizal interactions.

Keywords: Lignocellulose, enzymes, nucleotide sequence, ectomycorrhizas, genomes, symbiosis, mycorrhizal fungi, molecular genetics, mycorrhizas, fungi genetics, lignin, biodegradation, gene expression, Laccaria bicolor, genetic analysis

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Cullen, Daniel 2008. Fungal symbiosis unearthed. Nature. Vol. 452 (Mar. 6, 2008): pages 42-43.


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