Heterologous Gene Expression in Aspergillus

  • Robert F. M. van Gorcom
  • Peter J. Punt
  • Cees A. M. J. J. van den Hondel
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 69)


Filamentous fungi, including Aspergillus species, have a number of interesting properties which make them attractive to study biological processes at the molecular level. In particular the genetically and biochemically well-characterised species Aspergillus nidulans has been used extensively for molecular biological studies of eukaryotic gene organisation, regulation of gene expression and cellular differentiation.


Filamentous Fungus Phytic Acid Aspergillus Nidulans Phytase Production Fungal Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert F. M. van Gorcom
    • 1
  • Peter J. Punt
    • 1
  • Cees A. M. J. J. van den Hondel
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Biological Laboratory TNORijswijkThe Netherlands

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