Elsinochrome phytotoxin production and pathogenicity of Elsinoë arachidis isolates in China

  title={Elsinochrome phytotoxin production and pathogenicity of Elsino{\"e} arachidis isolates in China},
  author={Wenling Jiao and Lu Liu and RuJun Zhou and Mengxue Xu and Di Xiao and Caiyun Xue},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Peanut scab caused by Elsinoë arachidis is found throughout China’s peanut-growing areas. Elsinochrome produced by E. arachidis is a perylenequinone photosensitive mycotoxin vital to the pathogenic process of the pathogen. In this study, the complex mechanism underlying the regulation of elsinochrome biosynthesis by E. arachidis was investigated based on various nutritional and environmental factors. The initiation of elsinochrome biosynthesis depends on light. E. arachidis produced… Expand
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