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The evolutionary phylogeny of the oomycete “fungi”
Molecular sequencing has helped resolve the phylogenetic relationships amongst the diverse groups of algal, fungal-like and protist organisms that constitute the Chromalveolate “superkingdom” clade.Expand
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Genome sequence of the necrotrophic plant pathogen Pythium ultimum reveals original pathogenicity mechanisms and effector repertoire
BackgroundPythium ultimum is a ubiquitous oomycete plant pathogen responsible for a variety of diseases on a broad range of crop and ornamental species.ResultsThe P. ultimum genome (42.8 Mb) encodesExpand
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PHYLOGENETIC PLACEMENT OF BOTRYOCOCCUS BRAUNII (TREBOUXIOPHYCEAE) AND BOTRYOCOCCUS SUDETICUS ISOLATE UTEX 2629 (CHLOROPHYCEAE) 1
The phylogenetic placement of four isolates of Botryococcus braunii Kützing and of Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann isolate UTEX 2629 was investigated using sequences of the nuclear small subunitExpand
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Zoospore ultrastructure of Zygorhizidium affluens and Z. planktonicum, two chytrids parasitizing the diatom Asterionella formosa
The fine structure of zoospores of two Zygorhizidium species pathogenic on the freshwater planktonic diatom Asterionella formosa Hassall, are described. Zygorhizidium affluens Canter and Z.Expand
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Towards a universal barcode of oomycetes – a comparison of the cox1 and cox2 loci
Oomycetes are a diverse group of eukaryotes in terrestrial, limnic and marine habitats worldwide and include several devastating plant pathogens, for example Phytophthora infestans (potato lateExpand
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The Evolutionary Phylogeny of Oomycetes—Insights Gained from Studies of Holocarpic Parasites of Algae and Invertebrates
The unraveling of the evolutionary phylogeny of organisms has been given a tremendous impetus by the application of molecular techniques that have enabled biologists to, in effect, delve forExpand
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The development, ultrastructural cytology, and molecular phylogeny of the basal oomycete Eurychasma dicksonii, infecting the filamentous phaeophyte algae Ectocarpus siliculosus and Pylaiella
The morphological development, ultrastructural cytology, and molecular phylogeny of Eurychasma dicksonii, a holocarpic oomycete endoparasite of phaeophyte algae, were investigated in laboratoryExpand
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3 Systematics of the Straminipila: Labyrinthulomycota, Hyphochytriomycota, and Oomycota
This is an account of the molecular systematics and phylogeny of the osmotrophic stramenopile lineages traditionally studied by mycologists, which include the Labyrinthulomycota, Hyphochytriomycota,Expand
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Distribution and estimation of anaerobic zoosporic fungi along the digestive tracts of sheep.
The status of anaerobic zoosporic (Chytridiomycota) fungi along the entire digestive tract of sheep was assessed both analytically and microscopically. Digest samples were taken from differentExpand
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