Fungal pathogenesis: gene clusters unveiled as secrets within the Ustilago maydis code.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The genome sequence of a second plant pathogenic fungus is now available, revealing unique gene clusters encoding secretory proteins that are induced during infection and regulate pathogenesis. Gene clusters play important roles in pathogenic fungi, yet their evolution and maintenance remain a mystery.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Howlett, BJ; Idnurm, A; Heitman, J

Published Date

  • February 6, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 3

Start / End Page

  • R87 - R90

PubMed ID

  • 17276906

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2006.11.047


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England