Are fungi-derived genomic regions related to antagonism toward fungi in mosses?

  title={Are fungi-derived genomic regions related to antagonism toward fungi in mosses?},
  author={Guiling Sun and Shenglong Bai and Yanlong Guan and Shuanghua Wang and Qia Wang and Yang Liu and Huan Liu and Bernard Goffinet and Yun Zhou and Mathieu Paoletti and Xiangyang Hu and Fabian B. Haas and No{\'e} Fern{\'a}ndez-Pozo and Alia Czyrt and Hang Sun and Stefan A. Rensing and Jinling Huang},
  journal={The New phytologist},
Land plants have been intimately associated with fungi over the course of their evolution. Because of their lack of sophisticated protective structures, early land plants would conceivably have required additional defense strategies against microbial pathogens, including various fungi. On the other hand, a symbiotic association between plants and fungi is instrumental to plant adaptation to terrestrial environments (Selosse & Le Tacon, 1998; Bidartondo et al., 2011; Martin et al., 2017). 
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