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dc.contributor.authorBanerjee, Debdulal
dc.contributor.authorStrobel, Gary A.
dc.contributor.authorBooth, B.
dc.contributor.authorSears, Joe
dc.contributor.authorSpakowicz, Daniel
dc.contributor.authorBusse, S.
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-04T22:47:00Z
dc.date.available2016-03-04T22:47:00Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationBanerjee, D. Strobel, G.A. Booth, E., Geary, B., Sears, J., Spakowicz, D., and Busse, S. 2010. An endophytic Myrothecium inundatum producing volatile organic compounds. Mycosphere 3(1): 241-247.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1340-3540
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/9613
dc.description.abstractMyrothecium inunduatum was isolated as an endophyte from a euphorbeacean herb, Acalypha indica in NE India. This fungus when grown in shake culture produced an abundance of foam. Contained in the foam was a mixture of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) some of which were hydrocarbons and hydrocarbon derivatives. The most prevalent compounds were 3-octanone, 3-octanol, and 7-octen-4-ol. Numerous other volatile organic compounds were also produced including many terpenes, organic acids, ketones, and alcohols. The VOCs of this fungus demonstrated growth inhibitory activity against a number of plant pathogenic fungi including Pythium ultimum and Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. However, when grown in microaerophilic conditions, the organism produced a number of hydrocarbons of interest as fuel related hydrocarbons including octane and tentatively identified- 1,4- cyclohexadiene, 1-methyl- and cyclohexane, (1-ethylpropyl) and others. An NMR method was used to measure VOC production which peaked at day 15 in a time course experiment. Numerous substrates can serve to support the production of VOCs by this fungus including potato broth and beet pulp extracts.en_US
dc.titleAn endophytic Myrothecium inundatum producing volatile organic compoundsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
mus.citation.extentfirstpage241en_US
mus.citation.extentlastpage247en_US
mus.citation.issue3en_US
mus.citation.journaltitleMycosphereen_US
mus.citation.volume1en_US
mus.identifier.categoryLife Sciences & Earth Sciencesen_US
mus.relation.collegeCollege of Agricultureen_US
mus.relation.departmentPlant Sciences & Plant Pathology.en_US
mus.relation.universityMontana State University - Bozemanen_US
mus.data.thumbpage7en_US


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