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Symbiotic propagation of seedlings of Cyrtopodium glutiniferum Raddi (Orchidaceae)
In nature, orchid seeds obtain the nutrients necessary for germination by degrading intracellular fungal structures formed after colonization of the embryo by mycorrhizal fungi. Protocols forExpand
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Enzymatic extract containing lignin peroxidase immobilized on carbon nanotubes: Potential biocatalyst in dye decolourization
The majority of the textile dyes are harmful to the environment and potentially carcinogenic. Among strategies for their exclusion, the treatment of dye contaminated wastewater with fungal extract,Expand
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Endophytic and mycorrhizal fungi associated with roots of endangered native orchids from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil
The composition and diversity of fungal communities associated with three endangered orchid species, Hadrolaelia jongheana, Hoffmannseggella caulescens, and Hoffmannseggella cinnabarina, found inExpand
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High-yield cellulase and LiP production after SSF of agricultural wastes by Pleurotus ostreatus using different surfactants
Abstract White rot fungi are well known for their ability to degrade the structures of the plant cell walls and to produce of a wide range of extracellular enzymes using lignocellulosic biomass asExpand
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Protein functionalized carbon nanomaterials for biomedical applications
Since the discovery of low-dimensional carbon allotropes, there is increasing interest in using carbon nanomaterials for biomedical applications. Carbon nanomaterials have been utilized in theExpand
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Morphological and molecular characterization of Tulasnella spp. fungi isolated from the roots of Epidendrum secundum, a widespread Brazilian orchid
Tulasnella spp. are the main fungal symbionts of Brazilian Epidendrum orchids. The taxonomy of these fungi is largely based on ITS rDNA similarity, but culture dependent techniques are stillExpand
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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the Jatropha curcas rhizosphere.
Jatropha curcas L. is a Euphorbiaceae characterized as drought tolerant, with low nutrient exigency and resistant to pests and diseases; furthermore, its seeds have a high content of good qualityExpand
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Soil Microorganisms and Quality of the Coffee Beverage
The food production must grow 70% until 2050 to solve the world food demand which is growing fast, reaching the number of 7.7 bilious people in 2019 (FAO 2009). In order to fit this reality, theExpand