The Aspergillus fumigatus β-1,3-glucanosyltransferase Gel7 plays a compensatory role in maintaining cell wall integrity under stress conditions.


Aspergillus fumigatus is an opportunistic fungal pathogen that causes fatal invasive aspergillosis among immunocompromised patients. The cell wall β-1,3-glucan is mainly elongated by β-1,3-glucanosyltransferase Gel family, which is vital for growth and virulence of A. fumigatus. Although seven members of Gels have been annotated, only Gel1, Gel2 and Gel4… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwu003

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