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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/165946
Description: Fungi are eukaryotic organisms and considered to be less adaptable to extreme environments when compared to bacteria. While there are no thermophilic microfungi in a strict sense, some fungi have adap ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/129272
Description: 3 page(s)
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168652
Description: Microbial molecular biology has traditionally used very reductionist approaches; for example, find a gene of interest, clone it or knock it out and see if you can detect a phenotype. The genomics era ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/167259
Description: One of the key challenges for industrial yeast strain development is to obtain a thorough understanding of the biology of yeast and to apply this knowledge to develop novel strains with improved featu ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351879
Description: Resistance to antibiotics threatens our ability to control bacterial pathogens. It is clear that the persistence of cells containing resistance determinants is promoted by the strong selective pressur ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/138415
Description: Cryptococcosis caused by Cryptococcus gattii is a devastating disease of immunocompetent hosts with an incompletely understood pathogenesis. Utilizing an immunoproteomic approach in a naturally occurr ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/348255
Description: Bacteria employ a number of resistance mechanisms against antimicrobials, commonly including target site modification, antimicrobial degradation and active efflux. Of these mechanisms, efflux is uniqu ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1149161
Description: We present an optically detected magnetic resonance (ODMR) and electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopic study on the quenching of photo-induced chlorophyll triplet states by carotenoids, in ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/111427
Description: Glycosylation of proteins is important for protein stability, secretion, and localization. In this study, we have investigated the glycan synthesis pathways of 12 filamentous fungi including those of ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/138433
Description: Cathepsin L proteases secreted by the helminth pathogen Fasciola hepatica have functions in parasite virulence including tissue invasion and suppression of host immune responses. Using proteomics meth ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/191097
Description: Mobile gene cassettes collectively carry a highly diverse pool of novel genes, ostensibly for purposes of microbial adaptation. At the sequence level, putative functions can only be assigned to a mino ... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/42023
Description: Current DNA extraction methods for parasites are labour-intensive and usually involve several steps, increasing the potential for cross-contamination. We describe here a closed-tube DNA extraction pro ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8319
Description: Studying the mode of infection of a biocontrol agent is important in order to assess its efficiency. The mode and severity of infection of nematodes by a soil saprophyte Paecilomyces lilacinus (Thom) ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/223115
Description: As scavengers of recalcitrant polymers in the nature, filamentous fungi are excellent secretors of proteins outside the growing mycelium. This characteristic has been targeted and systematically impro ... More