The topics include endogenous plant cell wall digestion as a key mechanism in insect evolution, applying ecological concepts to the human microbiome, the role of mountain ranges in the diversification of birds, origins of new genes and the evolution of their novel functions, and evaluating the impact of crayfish species invasions on ecosystem services.
What does PCW stand for?
PCW stands for Plant Cell Wall
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Two research projects - being conducted by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls at the University's Waite Campus - will start next month in collaboration with researchers from the Italian universities of Bari and Molise.
The research suggests around 290 million years ago a white rot fungal ancestor of Basidiomycetes with the capacity to break down lignin (the substance which helps keep plant cell walls rigid) appeared.
Although it is recognised that the cellulolytic bacteria are the major contributors to plant cell wall digestion in the rumen (Chesson and Orskov, 1984), the role of anaerobic fungi has also been appreciated in the recent past (Dehority, 1995).
The other came from cellulose, the stuff of plant cell walls.
Pectin is a familiar but complex polysaccharide that forms an integral part of plant cell walls.
The highly visual text opens with a two-page spread offering a visual explanation of plant cell wall architecture, and other two-page visual explanations are provided throughout the text.
This process released even hard-to-reach sugars in plant cell walls, which significantly boosted the overall ethanol output to around 93 gallons per ton of wheat straw.