Special Issue "Physiology and Biotechnology of Aspergillus niger"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2023 | Viewed by 5204
Interests: fungal biotechnology; fungal synthetic biology; genome editing; fungal biofactories; gene regulation; antifungals; plant biomass conversion; circular economy
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Aspergillus niger is a filamentous ascomycete fungus well known for its ability to produce organic acids, proteins, enzymes and primary and secondary metabolites. All of these compounds have many applications in various fields, including the food and feed, pulp and paper, and textile industries. In the last century, scientists have developed A. niger as an industrial workhorse for many biotechnological applications. However, several challenges still limit the application of this fungus at the industrial level. This Special Issue is dedicated to any type of study that addresses A. niger physiology and biotechnology, from genome editing to molecular and omics studies, which aim to improve A. niger for its application at the industrial level.
We believe this Special Issue will provide an up-to-date overview and novel insights of the potential of this fungus as a workhorse for biotechnological and industrial purposes.
Dr. Sandra Garrigues
Dr. Ronnie Lubbers
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- fungal biofactories
- fungal biotechnology
- fungal synthetic biology
- genetic engineering
- metabolic engineering
- genome editing
- secondary metabolism