Influence of the Nutrients on the Biomass and Pigment Production of Chlorociboria aeruginascens
AbstractThe blue-green pigment xylindein, produced by the soft rot fungus Chlorociboria aeruginascens, is of considerable interest for various applications such as the veneer industry or organic semiconductors. The studies presented were performed in order to understand the fungal growth as well as the pigment production of C. aeruginascens. Therefore, various nutrient compositions were investigated. As a result, observations of the formation of xylindein through C. aeruginascens decoupling from growth were made. In the primary metabolism the uncolored biomass is formed. Various carbohydrates were determined as nutrients for the fungus and as a nitrogen source it was observed that the fungus prefers the complex organic nitrogen source, that being yeast extract. Furthermore, it was discovered that the ratio between carbohydrate and nitrogen sources encourages the switch of the metabolism and therewith the production of the blue-green pigment xylindein. View Full-Text
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Stange, S.; Steudler, S.; Delenk, H.; Werner, A.; Walther, T.; Wagenführ, A. Influence of the Nutrients on the Biomass and Pigment Production of Chlorociboria aeruginascens. J. Fungi 2019, 5, 40.
Stange S, Steudler S, Delenk H, Werner A, Walther T, Wagenführ A. Influence of the Nutrients on the Biomass and Pigment Production of Chlorociboria aeruginascens. Journal of Fungi. 2019; 5(2):40.Chicago/Turabian Style
Stange, Stephanie; Steudler, Susanne; Delenk, Hubertus; Werner, Anett; Walther, Thomas; Wagenführ, André. 2019. "Influence of the Nutrients on the Biomass and Pigment Production of Chlorociboria aeruginascens." J. Fungi 5, no. 2: 40.
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