FluG-dependent asexual development in Aspergillus nidulans occurs via derepression.

@article{Seo2006FluGdependentAD,
  title={FluG-dependent asexual development in Aspergillus nidulans occurs via derepression.},
  author={J A Seo and Yajun Guan and J R Yu},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={172 3},
  pages={1535-44}
}
The asexual spore is one of the most crucial factors contributing to the fecundity and fitness of filamentous fungi. Although the developmental activator FluG was shown to be necessary for activation of asexual sporulation (conidiation) and production of the carcinogenic mycotoxin sterigmatocystin (ST) in the model filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans, the molecular mechanisms underlying the developmental switch have remained elusive. In this study, we report that the FluG-mediated… CONTINUE READING

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