Industrially Important Genes from Trichoderma

Çolakoğlu Özkaya Ş., Soykam H. O. , Bayram Akçapinar G.

in: Advances in Trichoderma Biology for Agricultural Applications, Amaresan N.,Sankaranarayanan A.,Dwivedi M.K.,Druzhinina I.S., Editor, Springer, London/Berlin , Zürich, pp.0-20, 2022

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Publisher: Springer, London/Berlin 
  • City: Zürich
  • Page Numbers: pp.0-20
  • Editors: Amaresan N.,Sankaranarayanan A.,Dwivedi M.K.,Druzhinina I.S., Editor


Trichoderma as a cosmopolitan genus with industrial, agricultural importance

occupying a diversity of habitats. Notoriety of Trichoderma species originates

mostly from research on the lignocelluloytic system of Trichoderma

reesei. Therefore, research on Trichoderma spp. genes and gene families are

shifted towards biomass conversion due to the accumulation of more data in this

area. However, Trichoderma genomes host other genes and gene families which

might have industrial relevance. In this chapter, we will discuss genes and gene

families that are or could be important for industrial applications which include

CAZymes (GH, GT, PL, CE, CBM families); Small Secreted Cysteine-rich

Protein Family members (Hydrophobins, Cerato-platanins) and finally genes

encoding for secondary metabolite clusters (DMAT, HYBRID, PKS, NRPS, PKS-

like, NRPS-like gene clusters) and follow the general genome mining and

industrial gene discovery approaches with a focus on Trichoderma.