Fungal genomics beyond Saccharomyces cerevisiae?

Gerald Hofmann, Mhairi Mcintyre, Jens Nielsen

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    Fungi are used extensively in both fundamental research and industrial applications. Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been the model organism for fungal research for many years, particularly in functional genomics. However, considering the diversity within the fungal kingdom, it is obvious that the application of the existing methods of genome, transcriptome, proteome and metabolome analysis to other fungi has enormous potential, especially for the production of food and food ingredients. The developments in the past year demonstrate that we have only just started to exploit this potential.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)226-231
    Publication statusPublished - 2003


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