Evolutionary Perspective of Fungal Pathogenic Genes

Vinod Cingeetham, Srinivas Bandaru, Sujata Dhar, Ranganath Gudimella, Sivaramaiah Nallapeta, Krishna Mohan Medicherla

Abstract


Fungal pathogenesis has been vastly investigated in recent years and the phylogenic studies of fungal genome reveal that unique genes are responsible for pathogenesis. It has been found that the pathogenesis is caused by genes responsible for DNA repair, vegetative growth and sporulation. In the recent past, studies on filamentous pathogenic fungi playing an important role in establishing a pathogenic relationship with the host was well described.

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