↓ Skip to main content

Mycotoxigenic Fungi

Overview of attention for book
Cover of 'Mycotoxigenic Fungi'

Table of Contents

  1. Altmetric Badge
    Book Overview
  2. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 1 Mycotoxins: An Underhand Food Problem
  3. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 2 Alternaria Species and Their Associated Mycotoxins
  4. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 3 Aspergillus Species and Their Associated Mycotoxins
  5. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 4 Fusarium Species and Their Associated Mycotoxins
  6. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 5 Penicillium Species and Their Associated Mycotoxins
  7. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 6 Targeting Conserved Genes in Alternaria Species
  8. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 7 Targeting Conserved Genes in Aspergillus Species
  9. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 8 Targeting Conserved Genes in Fusarium Species
  10. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 9 Targeting Conserved Genes in Penicillium Species
  11. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 10 Targeting Aflatoxin Biosynthetic Genes
  12. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 11 Targeting Trichothecene Biosynthetic Genes
  13. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 12 Targeting Ochratoxin Biosynthetic Genes
  14. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 13 Targeting Fumonisin Biosynthetic Genes
  15. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 14 Targeting Other Mycotoxin Biosynthetic Genes
  16. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 15 Evaluating Aflatoxin Gene Expression in Aspergillus Section Flavi
  17. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 16 Evaluating Fumonisin Gene Expression in Fusarium verticillioides
  18. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 17 Multiplex Detection of Aspergillus Species
  19. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 18 Multiplex Detection of Fusarium Species
  20. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 19 Multiplex Detection of Toxigenic Penicillium Species
  21. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 20 PCR-RFLP for Aspergillus Species
  22. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 21 PCR ITS-RFLP for Penicillium Species and Other Genera
  23. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 22 Identification of Ochratoxin A-Producing Black Aspergilli from Grapes Using Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assays
  24. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 23 Detection of Transcriptionally Active Mycotoxin Gene Clusters: DNA Microarray
  25. Altmetric Badge
    Chapter 24 Mycotoxins: A Fungal Genomics Perspective
Attention for Chapter 24: Mycotoxins: A Fungal Genomics Perspective
Altmetric Badge

Citations

dimensions_citation
11 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
7 Mendeley
You are seeing a free-to-access but limited selection of the activity Altmetric has collected about this research output. Click here to find out more.
Chapter title
Mycotoxins: A Fungal Genomics Perspective
Chapter number 24
Book title
Mycotoxigenic Fungi
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6707-0_24
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6705-6, 978-1-4939-6707-0
Authors

Daren W. Brown, Scott E. Baker

Abstract

The chemical and enzymatic diversity in the fungal kingdom is staggering. Large-scale fungal genome sequencing projects are generating a massive catalog of secondary metabolite biosynthetic genes and pathways. Fungal natural products are a boon and bane to man as valuable pharmaceuticals and harmful toxins. Understanding how these chemicals are synthesized will aid the development of new strategies to limit mycotoxin contamination of food and feeds as well as expand drug discovery programs. A survey of work focused on the fumonisin family of mycotoxins highlights technological advances and provides a blueprint for future studies of other fungal natural products. Expressed sequence tags led to the discovery of new fumonisin genes (FUM) and hinted at a role for alternatively spliced transcripts in regulation. Phylogenetic studies of FUM genes uncovered a complex evolutionary history of the FUM cluster, as well as fungi with the potential to synthesize fumonisin or fumonisin-like chemicals. The application of new technologies (e.g., CRISPR) could substantially impact future efforts to harness fungal resources.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 7 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 7 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 29%
Researcher 2 29%
Student > Postgraduate 1 14%
Unknown 2 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 43%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 14%
Arts and Humanities 1 14%
Unknown 2 29%