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Decoding the mannitol enigma in filamentous fungi

Solomon, Peter; Waters, Ormonde D. C.; Oliver, Richard Peter


Mannitol is a 6-carbon polyol that is among the most abundant biochemical compounds in the biosphere. Mannitol has been ascribed a multitude of roles in filamentous fungi including carbohydrate storage, reservoir of reducing power, stress tolerance and spore dislodgement and/or dispersal. The advancement of genetic manipulation techniques in filamentous fungi has rapidly accelerated our understanding of the roles and metabolism of mannitol. The targeted deletion of genes encoding proteins of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends in Microbiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.tim.2007.04.002


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