Branching of fungal hyphae: regulation, mechanisms and comparison with other branching systems

@article{Harris2008BranchingOF,
  title={Branching of fungal hyphae: regulation, mechanisms and comparison with other branching systems},
  author={Steven D. Harris},
  journal={Mycologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={100},
  pages={823 - 832}
}
  • S. Harris
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Biology
  • Mycologia
The ability of rapidly growing hyphae to generate new polarity axes that result in the formation of a branch represents one of the most important yet least understood aspects of fungal cell biology. Branching is central to the development of mycelial colonies and also appears to play a key role in fungal interactions with other organisms. This review presents a description of the two major patterns of hyphal branching, apical and lateral, and highlights the roles of internal and external… 
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