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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008 Vol.9 No.10 P.793~796


Investigation of the biological roles of autophagy in appressorium morphogenesis in Magnaporthe oryzae

Author(s):  Xiao-hong LIU, Fu-cheng LIN

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Biotechnology Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China

Corresponding email(s):   fuchenglin@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Magnaporthe oryzae, Appressorium, Gene expression, Autophagy

Xiao-hong LIU, Fu-cheng LIN. Investigation of the biological roles of autophagy in appressorium morphogenesis in Magnaporthe oryzae[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2008, 9(10): 793~796.

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Magnaporthe oryzae has been used as a primary model organism for investigating fungus-plant interaction. Many researches focused on molecular mechanisms of appressorium formation to restrain this fungal pathogen. autophagy is a very high conserved process in eukaryotic cells. Recently, autophagy has been considered as a key process in development and differentiation in M. oryzae. In this report, we present and discuss the current state of our knowledge on gene expression in appressorium formation and the progress in autophagy of rice blast fungi.

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