Convergent evolution: gene sharing by eukaryotic plant pathogens.
2006 (English)In: Curr Biol, ISSN 0960-9822, Vol. 16, no 18, R804-6 p.Article, review/survey (Other (popular scientific, debate etc.)) Published
Oomycetes and filamentous parasitic fungi are plant pathogens that have undergone convergent evolution. A recent study has shown that these microbial eukaryotes have exchanged metabolic genes, which might explain some of their phenotypic similarities.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 16, no 18, R804-6 p.
Gene Transfer; Horizontal, Magnaporthe/classification/*genetics, Phylogeny, Phytophthora/classification/*genetics, Plants/*microbiology/*parasitology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-21913PubMedID: 16979549OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-21913DiVA: diva2:49686