Advanced methods for the study of the chemistry and the metabolism of lichens


Lichens are compound entities of a fungal partner (“mycobiont”) and one or more photosynthetically active algae or cyanobacteria (“photobionts”). The organisms live in an intimate, symbiotic association which has been classified as a mutualistic or controlled parasitic relationship. Several metabolites from lichens display unique structures with unknown… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11101-011-9215-3


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