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- Ruiz-Herrera, José; Ortiz-Castellanos, Lucila
- FEMS yeast research 2010 v.10 no.3 pp. 225-243
- Zygomycota, etc ; Ascomycota; Chromista; Chytridiomycota; Microsporidia; Plantae; cell growth; cell walls; chitin; chitin synthase; chitosan; genes; phylogeny; proteins; yeasts; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... The fungal cell wall is a coherent structure formed by microfibrillar polysaccharides and amorphous material made of other polysaccharides and proteins. We performed a phylogenetic analysis of covalent proteins and enzymes that synthesize fungal wall polysaccharides to determine the possible evolution of the wall structure. It is suggested that the components that made up the archaic walls were st ...