In Vitro Effect of Isatin on Wood Decay Fungi

  • Barbara L. Illman
Part of the Biodeterioration Research book series (BIOR, volume 4)


Control of biodegradation is an ongoing problem in ecologically sensitive areas, requiring new approaches to deter degrading organisms. Biological control is an approach that takes advantage of the ecological relationship among organisms by using natural predators against degrading organisms. This approach has led to an interest in using predator metabolites as pesticides.


Amine Oxidase Bacterial Metabolite Ammonium Tartrate Bjerkandera Adusta Chitin Synthetase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara L. Illman
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  1. 1.Forest Products Laboratory, One Gifford Pinchot DriveUSDA Forest ServiceMadisonUSA

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