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Ergot Fungus

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

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Review
2009
Review
2009
The ergot diseases of grasses, caused by members of the genus Claviceps, have had a severe impact on human history and… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in interactions between phytopathogenic fungi and their hosts is well established. An… 
2004
2004
SummaryPlasmid pClK1, a linear mitochondrial plasmid of Claviceps purpurea, was completely sequenced. The sequence contains two… 
Highly Cited
2002
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… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Abstract. Ergot alkaloids, i.e. ergoline-derived toxic metabolites, are produced by a wide range of fungi, predominantly by… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract A gene (cpd1) coding for the dimethylallyltryptophan synthase (DMATS) that catalyzes the first specific step in the… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The first pathway-specific step of ergot alkaloid biosynthesis in the fungus, Claviceps purpurea, is catalyzed by the…