Free amino acids production by ectomycorrhizal fungi of pine (Pinus sylvestris L.).

Article date: 1985/1/1

PubMed ID: 2579530

Journal name: Acta microbiologica Polonica (ISSN: 0137-1320)


Studies on free amino acids production by five species of ectomycorrhizal fungi (Amanita muscaria, Suillus granulatus, Suillus luteus, Suillus bovinus and Rhizopogon luteolus) show that all the fungi produced mainly: glutamic acid, leucine, lysine, ornithine, arginine and an unidentified ninhydrin-positive compound X3. Both the quality and quantity of amino acids released was different in the fungal species studied. The predominant amino acids in post-culture liquids in general did not exceed 1.5 micrograms/mg dry mass.

Author List: Rózycki H, Strzelczyk E

Publication Types: Journal Article

Substances mentioned in the article: Amino Acids;

Mesh terms: Agaricales/metabolism; Amanita/metabolism; Amino Acids/biosynthesis; Basidiomycota/metabolism; Pinus sylvestris; Plants/microbiology;

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