Ascomycota (fungus)

Known as: Ascomycete, Ascomycetes, Sac Fungi 
A phylum of fungi which have cross-walls or septa in the mycelium. The perfect state is characterized by the formation of a saclike cell (ascus… (More)
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2018
Review
2018
Chestnut blight, caused by Cryphonectria parasitica, is a devastating disease infecting American and European chestnut trees. The… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Six DNA regions were evaluated as potential DNA barcodes for Fungi, the second largest kingdom of eukaryotic life, by a… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
We present a 6-gene, 420-species maximum-likelihood phylogeny of Ascomycota, the largest phylum of Fungi. This analysis is the… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
To explore the mechanisms and evolution of cell-cycle control, we analyzed the position and conservation of large numbers of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nonhost resistance describes the immunity of an entire plant species against nonadapted pathogen species. We report that… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Animals and higher plants express endogenous peptide antibiotics called defensins. These small cysteine-rich peptides are active… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
In an effort to establish a suitable alternative to the widely used 18S rRNA system for molecular systematics of fungi, we… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Gardens of fungus-growing ants (Formicidae: Attini) traditionally have been thought to be free of microbial parasites, with the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Aspergillus flavus, like approximately one-third of ascomycete fungi, is thought to be cosmopolitan and clonal because it has… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have designed two taxon-selective primers for the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region in the nuclear ribosomal repeat… (More)
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