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Ustilago maydis

Ustilago maydis

A species that resembles ergot of rye in its metabolic action; its black spores on the ears of corn are dispersed by wind and can cause contamination of laboratory cultures.

Synonym: corn ergot, corn smut, ustilago zeae.


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The Fiber Disease

... It doesn’t look appetizing: when Ustilago maydis attacks a maize plant, its cobs bear hideous tumours rather than crunchy niblets. So ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Tue Nov 14, 2006 5:17 am
 
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Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... role in regulating mating and virulence in the plant fungal pathogen Ustilago maydis and the human fungal pathogens Cryptococcus neoformans and Candida albicans. We review ...

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by London
Tue Mar 07, 2006 2:24 am
 
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