Fungal endophytes: unique plant inhabitants with great promises

@article{Aly2011FungalEU,
  title={Fungal endophytes: unique plant inhabitants with great promises},
  author={A. Aly and A. Debbab and P. Proksch},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2011},
  volume={90},
  pages={1829-1845}
}
Fungal endophytes residing in the internal tissues of living plants occur in almost every plant on earth from the arctic to the tropics. The endophyte–host relationship is described as a balanced symbiotic continuum ranging from mutualism through commensalism to parasitism. This overview will highlight selected aspects of endophyte diversity, host specificity, endophyte–host interaction and communication as well as regulation of secondary metabolite production with emphasis on advanced genomic… Expand
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