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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See rot.

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  • Fortunately, as but one example of a phytoremediating organism, there is the white-rot fungus Phlebia radiate, specifically mentioned by New Scientist in a short article about Robert Riggs 'idea for what Subtopia brilliantly referred to as fungoidal bomb-hacking.

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  • A little bit of punky (white-rot afflicted) wood, combined with false tinder fungus (small bracket fungus found on birch trees) ignited will produce a smudgey-smoke that keeps ants at bay for a while.

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  • Biodelignification studies of wheat straw using the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus have been reported by Detroy et al. As part of this work, the cellulose content of wheat straw and the susceptibility of this cellulose to enzymatic hydrolysis was tracked during a 50-day fermentation with P. ostreatus.

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  • Scientists pretreated polycarbonate with ultraviolet light and heat and exposed it to three kinds of fungi, including the fabled white-rot fungus used commercially for environmental remediation of the toughest pollutants.

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  • The scientists pretreated polycarbonate with ultraviolet light and heat and exposed it to three kinds of fungi - including the fabled white-rot fungus, used commercially for environmental remediation of the toughest pollutants.

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  • Unlike white-rot fungi, previously characterized by DOE JGI and FPL, which simultaneously degrades lignin and cellulose, brown-rot rapidly depolymerizes the cellulose in wood without removing the lignin.

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  • The exceptions are the basidiomycete fungi, which include white-rot and brown-rot-wood-decayers and essential caretakers of carbon in forest systems.

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  • For the first time we have been able to compare the genetic blue prints of brown-rot, white-rot and soft-rot fungi which play a major role in the carbon cycle of our planet.

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  • Kenzo Koike, a chemist with Kao Corporation's Beauty Research Centre in Tokyo, has isolated an enzyme from a strain of Basidiomycete ceriporiopsis, a type of 'white-rot' fungus that has also shown potential to degrade and clean up pollutants in soil.

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  • a type of 'white-rot' fungus that has also shown potential to degrade and clean up pollutants in soil.

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