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Identification of Regulatory Genes in A. Flavus and A. Nidulans that are Involved in Mycotoxin Production, Morphogenesis, and Virulence

Investigators
Cary, Jeffrey
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2014
End date
2019
Objective

Identify key genes involved in regulation of oxidative stress, nitric oxide production, and nitrogen metabolism in Aspergillus (A.) nidulans and A. flavus whose expression are dependent on the presence of regulatory genes such as veA. Determine role of these genes in regulation of biological activities such as fungal toxin production, morphogenesis, and virulence.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
ARS (NP108)
Project source
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Project number
6054-42000-025-06S
Accession number
426639
Categories
Mycotoxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens