Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Glomalin is abundant in soils and is closely correlated with aggregate water stability. Glomalin contains carbon and, hence, constitutes a non-trivial portion of the terrestrial carbon pool. Possibly far more importantly, however, stabilization of aggregates amplifies the role of glomalin in soils because carbonaceous compounds are protected from degradation inside of aggregates. Increased atmospheric CO(2) can lead to increased production of glomalin because of the symbiotic association that exists between plants and producers of glomalin, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF). Glomalin concentrations in soils are influenced by management practices, for example, in agroecosystems, further highlighting the role of this protein in carbon storage. Glomalin is an unusual molecule that has proven difficult to analyze biochemically due to its recalcitrance and complexity. Future research will be directed towards the elucidation of its structure and controls on its production.
Department of Botany, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilapsur, 495 009, Chhattisgarh, India, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This article was published in the following journal.
Glomalin-related soil protein (GRSP), which contains glycoproteins produced by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as well as non-mycorrhizal-related heat-stable proteins, lipids, and humic materials,...
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) form mutualistic associations with the roots of 80-90% of vascular plant species and may constitute up to 50% of the total soil microbial biomass. AMF have been cons...
Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi play a key role in the phosphate (P) uptake of many important crop species, but the mechanisms that control their efficiency and their contribution to the P nutrition...
The majority of plants live in close collaboration with a diversity of soil organisms among which arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi play (AMF) an essential role. Mycorrhizal symbioses contribute to plant g...
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as ubiquitous soil fungi that form symbiotic relationships with the majority of terrestrial plants, are known to play an important role in plant tolerance to chromi...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between fungal biomarker levels during anti-fungal therapy and the success of treatment for fugal infection
The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of FST-201 compared to vehicle in the treatment of acute fungal otitis externa. This trial is designed to enable filing of a New Dru...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of 2 drugs (AmBisome versus voriconazole) in treating fungal infections. Immunocompromised patients, especially those ...
It is generally accepted that the fungal infection on a joint prosthesis is to be treated in two surgical time: implant removal and prosthetic reconstruction. The service took the option f...
A randomized, open label parallel controlled, multicenter study to evaluate safety and efficacy of Posaconazole oral suspension vs Fluconazole (capsule) in high-risk leukopenic patients f...
A mitosporic fungal genus commonly isolated from soil. Some species are the cause of wilt diseases in many different plants.
A mitosporic fungal genus occurring in soil or decaying plant matter. It is structurally similar to Penicillium.
A mitosporic fungal genus frequently found in soil and on wood. It is sometimes used for controlling pathogenic fungi. Its teleomorph is HYPOCREA.
A phylum of fungi that are mutualistic symbionts and form ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAE with PLANT ROOTS.
A genus of plant viruses that infects ANGIOSPERMS. Transmission occurs mechanically and through soil, with one species transmitted via a fungal vector. The type species is Tomato bushy stunt virus.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...