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Lentinula edodes information



Description

A wood-rotting fungus Lentinula edodes (commonly Shiitake mushroom) is currently the second most mushroom cultivated commercially in the world after Agaricus bisporus (button mushroom). L. edodes also produces a variety of lignocellulolytic enzymes to degrade the major components of wood, which consists of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin.

Attributions

Yasumasa Miyazaki, Katsuhiko Babasaki, Hitoshi Murata, Masaya Nakamura, Mariko Takano Department of Applied Microbiology, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)
Shinya Kaneko
Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)

Release information

Genome Contig : 33131
Predicted Gene : 13089
The number of contig with which the gene was predicted : 7809

Another information

# Acknowledgement #
Genome project of Lentinula edodes was supported by:
- A Research Grant of Elucidation of Biological Mechanisms of Photoresponse and Development
of Advanced Technologies Utilizing Light, by Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (AFFRC).
- Research and Development Projects for Application in Promoting New Policy of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries (No. 23051).
- A Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 22580097) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
- A Research Grant from Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
# Link #
http://www.ffpri.affrc.go.jp/en/research/dept/12app-micro/index.html
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