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Title: Transcriptome analysis of the digestive system of a wood-feeding termite ( Coptotermes formosanus) revealed a unique mechanism for effective biomass degradation

Wood-feeding termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, represents a highly efficient system for biomass deconstruction and utilization. However, the detailed mechanisms of lignin modification and carbohydrate degradation in this system are still largely elusive.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [1]
  1. Jiangsu Univ., Jiangsu (China)
  2. Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
  3. Jiangsu Univ., Jiangsu (China); Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
EE0006112; EE0007104
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Biotechnology for Biofuels
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-6834
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Research Org:
Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; Biomass deconstruction; RNA-seq; Glycoside hydrolase; Auxiliary redox enzyme; Coptotermes formosanus
OSTI Identifier:
1504768

Geng, Alei, Cheng, Yanbing, Wang, Yongli, Zhu, Daochen, Le, Yilin, Wu, Jian, Xie, Rongrong, Yuan, Joshua S., and Sun, Jianzhong. Transcriptome analysis of the digestive system of a wood-feeding termite (Coptotermes formosanus) revealed a unique mechanism for effective biomass degradation. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1186/s13068-018-1015-1.
Geng, Alei, Cheng, Yanbing, Wang, Yongli, Zhu, Daochen, Le, Yilin, Wu, Jian, Xie, Rongrong, Yuan, Joshua S., & Sun, Jianzhong. Transcriptome analysis of the digestive system of a wood-feeding termite (Coptotermes formosanus) revealed a unique mechanism for effective biomass degradation. United States. doi:10.1186/s13068-018-1015-1.
Geng, Alei, Cheng, Yanbing, Wang, Yongli, Zhu, Daochen, Le, Yilin, Wu, Jian, Xie, Rongrong, Yuan, Joshua S., and Sun, Jianzhong. 2018. "Transcriptome analysis of the digestive system of a wood-feeding termite (Coptotermes formosanus) revealed a unique mechanism for effective biomass degradation". United States. doi:10.1186/s13068-018-1015-1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1504768.
@article{osti_1504768,
title = {Transcriptome analysis of the digestive system of a wood-feeding termite (Coptotermes formosanus) revealed a unique mechanism for effective biomass degradation},
author = {Geng, Alei and Cheng, Yanbing and Wang, Yongli and Zhu, Daochen and Le, Yilin and Wu, Jian and Xie, Rongrong and Yuan, Joshua S. and Sun, Jianzhong},
abstractNote = {Wood-feeding termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, represents a highly efficient system for biomass deconstruction and utilization. However, the detailed mechanisms of lignin modification and carbohydrate degradation in this system are still largely elusive.},
doi = {10.1186/s13068-018-1015-1},
journal = {Biotechnology for Biofuels},
number = 1,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}

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