Endosymbiosis: the evil within.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A recent study has revealed a novel feature of the symbiosis between a bacterium and a fungal pathogen. In addition to producing a pathogenic toxin, the endosymbiont of the rice pathogen Rhizopus microsporus controls the ability of the fungus to form sporangia and spores.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Valdivia, RH; Heitman, J

Published Date

  • June 5, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 11

Start / End Page

  • R408 - R410

PubMed ID

  • 17550764

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2007.04.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England