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Ergot Fungus

Known as: Claviceps purpurea, ergot, ergots 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The genomic region of Claviceps purpurea strain P1 containing the ergot alkaloid gene cluster [Tudzynski, P., Hölter, K., Correia… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Claviceps purpurea produces the pharmacological important ergopeptines, a class of cyclol-structured alkaloid peptides containing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Claviceps purpurea is a biotrophic, organ-specific pathogen of grasses and cereals, attacking exclusively young ovaries. We have… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cpmk2 , encoding a mitogen‐activated protein (MAP) kinase from the ascomycete Claviceps purpurea , is an orthologue of SLT2 from… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Abstract. Ergot alkaloids, i.e. ergoline-derived toxic metabolites, are produced by a wide range of fungi, predominantly by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract A gene (cpd1) coding for the dimethylallyltryptophan synthase (DMATS) that catalyzes the first specific step in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Previous analyses of the biosynthesis of the alkaloid cyclopeptides from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea were… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The first pathway-specific step of ergot alkaloid biosynthesis in the fungus, Claviceps purpurea, is catalyzed by the… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract Epidemics of ergotism occurred frequently in the Middle Ages. They were a source of inspiration for artists and were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Dimethylallyl tryptophan synthase (DMAT synthase) catalyzes the alkylation of L-tryptophan by dimethylallyl diphosphate to form 4… Expand