A Review beyond the borders: Proteomics of microclonial black fungi and black yeasts


Black microcolonial fungi and black yeasts are inhabitants of extreme environments like vulcanic, desert and polar regions, where they are exposed to enhanced temperature alterations and desiccation. They have developed, therefore, extraordinary biologic characteristics which are mainly based on the expression of proteins, however, these are rarely studied and known. The review article presented here is focused on the obstacles and solutions for the proteomic analyses of this very particular fungal species.

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Marzban, G. , Tesei, D. and Sterflinger, K. (2013) A Review beyond the borders: Proteomics of microclonial black fungi and black yeasts. Natural Science, 5, 640-645. doi: 10.4236/ns.2013.55079.

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