corn smut

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corn smut

[′kȯrn ‚smət]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of corn caused by Ustilago maydis.
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This enzyme has been widely studied by Zuther et al (18), in the fungus Ustilago maydis. In their work they demonstrated generated indolic pigments are identical to those produced by M.
Keywords: Genetic diversity; Mating type; Simple sequence repeats (SSR); Ustilago maydis
Leong, "Characterization of siderophores from Ustilago maydis," Mycopathologia, vol.
Formation of cellobios lipids by growing and resting cells of Ustilago maydis. Biotechnology Letters., 8: 757-762.
Corn smut (Ustilago maydis) can be seen as galls that typically form on the ears and tassels, but may appear on any aboveground corn plant part (Figure 15-6).
Maize smut is a kind of fungus caused by the pathogenic plant fungus Ustilago maydis. It often enters plants through wounds made by cultivating equipment.
Benomyl and methyl-2-benzimidazolecarbamate (MBC): biochemical, cytological and chemical aspects of toxicity to Ustilago maydis and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
The position of YLSTo within the phylum Ascomycota was determined after aligning the complete sequence of the NS1-6 (1438 nt) clone with that of eleven ascomycete fungi: Arcoesphaera apis, Aspergyillus fumigatus, Coccidioides immitis (Class Plectomycetes); Hypomyces chrysospermus, Ophiostoma ulmi, Podospora anserina (Class Pyrenomycetes); Lecanora dispersa, Spathularia flavida, Spaenophorus globosus (Class Discomycetes); Candida albicans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Order Saccharomycetales) and Ustilago maydis (Class Basidiomycetes) as an outgroup (Fig.
This year alone, researchers working at the Center generated and published high-quality draft sequences of the genomes of three of the Saccharomyces yeast species, the Ustilago maydis corn smut, and the chimpanzee genome (Pan troglodytes), along with starting to sequence the domestic dog (Canis familiaris).
El efecto de la adicion de la lectina Concanavalina A al cultivo del hongo Ustilago maydis es examinado para contribuir al entendimiento de los mecanismos de reconocimiento e infeccion entre hongos y plantas.
For example, the I[C.sub.50] values for triadimenol and tebuconazole on the sterol 14[alpha]-demethylase prepared from the phytopathogen fungus Ustilago maydis are 0.07 and 0.05 nM, respectively, whereas for sterol 14[alpha]-demethylase prepared from the plant Sorghum bicolor, the I[C.sub.50] values are only slightly higher (0.24 and 0.16 nM, respectively; Lamb et al.