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E-GEOD-46155 - Comparative analysis of the Trichoderma reesei transcriptome during growth on the cellulase inducing substrates wheat straw and lactose

Released on 17 September 2013, last updated on 2 May 2014
Trichoderma reesei QM9414
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We have examined and compared the transcriptome of T. reesei growing on wheat straw and lactose as carbon sources under otherwise similar conditions. Gene expression on wheat straw exceeded that on lactose, and 1619 genes were found to be only induced on wheat straw but not on lactose. They comprised 30 % of the CAZome, but were also enriched in genes associated with phospholipid metabolism, DNA synthesis and repair and iron homeostatis. Two thirds of the CAZome was expressed both on wheat straw as well as on lactose, but 60 % of it at least >2-fold higher on the former. Major wheat straw specific genes comprised xylanases, chitinases and ß-mannosidases. Interestingly, the latter two CAZyme families were significantly higher expressed in a strain in which xyr1 encoding the major regulator of cellulase and hemicellulase biosynthesis is non-functional, demonstrating that XYR1 is a repressor of these genes. We used two biological replicas of four T. reesei strains growing on glucose, lactose, and on wheat straw
Experiment type
transcription profiling by array 
Investigation descriptionE-GEOD-46155.idf.txt
Sample and data relationshipE-GEOD-46155.sdrf.txt
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Array designA-GEOD-10642.adf.txt