The Morphology of Filamentous Fungi

  • N. W. F. Kossen
Part of the Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology book series (ABE, volume 70)


The morphology of fungi has received attention from both pure and applied scientists. The subject is complicated, because many genes and physiological mechanisms are involved in the development of a particular morphological type: its morphogenesis. The contribution from pure physiologists is growing steadily as more and more details of the transport processes and the kinetics involved in the morphogenesis become known. A short survey of these results is presented.


Environmental factors Filamentous fungi Genetics Modelling Morphology Physiology Transport phenomena 


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  • N. W. F. Kossen
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  1. 1.PijnackerThe Netherlands

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