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J. Fungi 2017, 3(3), 45;

Fungal Pigments: Deep into the Rainbow of Colorful Fungi

Laboratoire de Chimie des Substances Naturelles et des Sciences des Aliments—LCSNSA EA 2212, Université de la Réunion, 15 Avenue René Cassin, CS 92003, F-97744 Saint-Denis CEDEX 9, Ile de la Réunion, France
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Received: 3 August 2017 / Revised: 3 August 2017 / Accepted: 3 August 2017 / Published: 7 August 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Fungal Pigments)
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With the impact of globalization on research trends, the search for healthier life styles, the increasing public demand for natural, organic, and ”clean labelled” products, as well as the growing global market for natural colorants in economically fast-growing countries all over the world, filamentous fungi started to be investigated as readily available sources of chemically diverse pigments and colorants.[...] View Full-Text
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