Accession Number : AD0696667

Title :   STUDIES OF DEGRADATIVE ACTIVITIES OF FILAMENTOUS MARINE FUNGI.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Feb 68-31 Jan 69,

Corporate Author : MIAMI UNIV FLA INST OF MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES.

Personal Author(s) : Meyers,Samuel P. ; Masters,M. ; Garcia,A.

Report Date : 01 OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A summary is given of a research project intended: (a) to investigate early fungal infestation of submerged wood and the role of this mycota in biodegradation, and (b) to analyze specific fungal induced degradation of cellulosic and other high molecular weight polymers through comparative studies of enzymatic processes.

Descriptors :   (*FUNGUS DETERIORATION, *WOOD), (*MARINE BIOLOGY, *FUNGI), CELLULOSE, ENZYMES, PHYSIOLOGY, DEGRADATION

Subject Categories : Microbiology
      Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE