10-18 Fungi

10-18 Fungi - Look for beauty in nature Chapter 31 Images...

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10/16/2010 1 Look for beauty in nature Images can help you to imagine, stimulate creative thought, recall important information Chapter 31 Fungi
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10/16/2010 2 Diversity is tremendous 100k species known ~1.5 million species suspected Small unicellular to 1000X the area of the Coliseum Most familiar to you may be those in your shoes or those on top your pizza Not readily apparent in natural systems Although inconspicuous- certainly are important Saccharomycetes cervesiae Bakers yeast & brewers yeast Most useful in three industries Fig. 31-7 10 μm Parent cell Bud Fig. 31-1
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10/16/2010 3 Fig. 31-2 Reproductive structure Spore-producing structures Hyphae Mycelium 20 μm Structural components Hyphae : Mycelium : anatomizing network Walls of composed of chitin vs cellulose Fig. 31-3 (b) Coenocytic hypha Septum (a) Septate hypha Pore Nuclei Nuclei Cell wall Cell wall Make a living as decomposers , parasites or mutualists Heterotrophic mode by both physics & chemistry: invasive hyphae, hydrolytic enzymes Proteases, carbohydrases, cellulases, nucleases Degrade recalcitrant/toxic molecules Absorption of low molecular wgt compounds Transmembrane transport
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10/16/2010 4 Fig. 31-4a (a) Hyphae adapted for trapping and killing prey Nematode Hyphae 25 μm Fig. 31-4b (b) Haustoria Plant cell wall Haustorium Plant cell plasma membrane Plant cell Fungal hypha Life Cycles Utilize phermones for social facilitation: female pigs used to find truffels! Sexual: Plasmogamy
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10-18 Fungi - Look for beauty in nature Chapter 31 Images...

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