Genome Studies on Nematophagous and Entomogenous Fungi in China
AbstractThe nematophagous and entomogenous fungi are natural enemies of nematodes and insects and have been utilized by humans to control agricultural and forestry pests. Some of these fungi have been or are being developed as biological control agents in China and worldwide. Several important nematophagous and entomogenous fungi, including nematode-trapping fungi (Arthrobotrys oligospora and Drechslerella stenobrocha), nematode endoparasite (Hirsutella minnesotensis), insect pathogens (Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium spp.) and Chinese medicinal fungi (Ophiocordyceps sinensis and Cordyceps militaris), have been genome sequenced and extensively analyzed in China. The biology, evolution, and pharmaceutical application of these fungi and their interacting with host nematodes and insects revealed by genomes, comparing genomes coupled with transcriptomes are summarized and reviewed in this paper.
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Zhang, W.; Cheng, X.; Liu, X.; Xiang, M. Genome Studies on Nematophagous and Entomogenous Fungi in China. J. Fungi 2016, 2, 9.
Zhang W, Cheng X, Liu X, Xiang M. Genome Studies on Nematophagous and Entomogenous Fungi in China. Journal of Fungi. 2016; 2(1):9.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Weiwei; Cheng, Xiaoli; Liu, Xingzhong; Xiang, Meichun. 2016. "Genome Studies on Nematophagous and Entomogenous Fungi in China." J. Fungi 2, no. 1: 9.
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