Volume 14 2011

Evolution of Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms

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ISBN: 978-3-642-19973-8 (Print) 978-3-642-19974-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Evolutionary Roots of Fungi

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      1 The Protistan Origins of Animals and Fungi

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 25-36

      2 Microsporidia – Highly Reduced and Derived Relatives of Fungi

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      Pages 37-54

      3 Environmental DNA Analysis and the Expansion of the Fungal Tree of Life

  3. Evolution of Signalling in Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Pages 57-71

      4 Evolution of Signalling and Morphogenesis in the Dictyostelids

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 73-96

      5 Function and Evolution of Pheromones and Pheromone Receptors in Filamentous Ascomycetes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 97-160

      6 Mating Type in Basidiomycetes: Unipolar, Bipolar, and Tetrapolar Patterns of Sexuality

  4. Evolution of Mutualistic Systems and Metabolism in Fungi

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-185

      7 Evolution of the ‘Plant-Symbiotic’ Fungal Phylum, Glomeromycota

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      Pages 187-204

      8 Fruiting Body Evolution in the Ascomycota: a Molecular Perspective Integrating Lichenized and Non-Lichenized Groups

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      Pages 205-229

      9 Genomic and Comparative Analysis of the Class Dothideomycetes

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      Pages 231-255

      10 Evolution of Genes for Secondary Metabolism in Fungi

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      Pages 257-274

      11 Carbonic Anhydrases in Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms – Functional Distribution and Evolution of a Gene Family

  5. Evolutionary Mechanisms and Trends

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 275-275

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      Pages 277-292

      12 Evolution of Mating-Type Loci and Mating-Type Chromosomes in Model Species of Filamentous Ascomycetes

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      Pages 293-329

      13 Evolution of Special Metabolism in Fungi: Concepts, Mechanisms, and Pathways

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 331-345