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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008 Vol.9 No.10 P.747~752

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.B0860014


Functional genomics in the rice blast fungus to unravel the fungal pathogenicity


Author(s):  Junhyun JEON, Jaehyuk CHOI, Jongsun PARK, Yong-Hwan LEE

Affiliation(s):  Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Center for Fungal Genetic Resources, and Center for Agricultural Biomaterials, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-921, Korea

Corresponding email(s):   yonglee@snu.ac.kr

Key Words:  Functional genomics, Magnaporthe oryzae, Plant pathogenic fungus, Pathogenicity, Rice blast


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Junhyun JEON, Jaehyuk CHOI, Jongsun PARK, Yong-Hwan LEE. Functional genomics in the rice blast fungus to unravel the fungal pathogenicity[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2008, 9(10): 747~752.

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Abstract: 
A rapidly growing number of successful genome sequencing projects in plant pathogenic fungi greatly increase the demands for tools and methodologies to study fungal pathogenicity at genomic scale. Magnaporthe oryzae is an economically important plant pathogenic fungus whose genome is fully sequenced. Recently we have reported the development and application of functional genomics platform technologies in M. oryzae. This model approach would have many practical ramifications in design and implementation of upcoming functional genomics studies of filamentous fungi aimed at understanding fungal pathogenicity.

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