Old fungus, new trick

Erin K. Zess, Aleksandra Białas, Sophien Kamoun

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A secreted effector from the plant pathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis has evolved to acquire a new function that contributes to the unique lifestyle of this species, highlighting the utility of using comparative genetic analyses to address current questions in plant–microorganism interactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-211
Number of pages2
JournalNature Microbiology
Issue number2
Early online date23 Jan 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2019

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