Ustilago


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Ustilago

(ŭs'ti-lā'gō),
A genus of smuts (order Ustilaginales).
[L. a kind of thistle, fr. ustio, a burning]

Ustilago

(ŭs-tĭl-ā′gō)
A mold parasite of plants, commonly called smut, which renders grains unfit to eat.
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The tryptophan aminotransferase Tam1 catalyses the single biosynthetic step for tryptophan-dependent pigment synthesis in Ustilago maydis.
Indoor Outdoor Minimally Mold taxa Flooded Nonflooded Flooded flooded Alternaria species X X Ascomycetes X X X X Aspergillus/Penicillium species X X X X Aureobasidium species X X X Basidiomycetes X X Chaetomium species X Cladosporium species X X X X Curvularia species X X Ganoderma species X Smuts X X X Stachybotrys species X Ustilago species X X Wallemia species X Yeast X Although the remaining 31 taxa each constituted < 1% of the total spore count at any individual site, the concentrations of many were substantial given the overall high levels of spores found.
The position of YLSTo within the phylum Ascomycota was determined after aligning the complete sequence of the NS1-6 (1438 nt) clone with that of eleven ascomycete fungi: Arcoesphaera apis, Aspergyillus fumigatus, Coccidioides immitis (Class Plectomycetes); Hypomyces chrysospermus, Ophiostoma ulmi, Podospora anserina (Class Pyrenomycetes); Lecanora dispersa, Spathularia flavida, Spaenophorus globosus (Class Discomycetes); Candida albicans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Order Saccharomycetales) and Ustilago maydis (Class Basidiomycetes) as an outgroup (Fig.
This year alone, researchers working at the Center generated and published high-quality draft sequences of the genomes of three of the Saccharomyces yeast species, the Ustilago maydis corn smut, and the chimpanzee genome (Pan troglodytes), along with starting to sequence the domestic dog (Canis familiaris).
Individuals are frequently infected by the anther-smut fungus, Microbotryum violaceum (Pers: Pers) Deml & Oberw (= Ustilago violacea (Pers.
market for this latest ethnic food fad known by its Latin taxonym, ustilago maydis, but more commonly by its Nahuatl name, huitlacoche.
An experimental field study of anthersmut disease of Silene alba caused by Ustilago violacea: genotypic variation and disease incidence.
When the parasitic fungus Ustilago violacea infects a roadside weed called catchfly, casual observers might notice little difference in the plant.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Tellurium, Terebinthina, Terminalia arjuna, Teucrium marum, Thuja Occidentalis, Trillium pendulum, Tuberculinum bovinum, Uranium nitricum, Urtica urens, Ustilago maydis, Veratrum album, Veratrum viride, Viscum album, Vanadium, Wyethia, Zincum metallicum, Zincum phosphoricum,,
1991) constataram que houve decrescimo na captura de esporos de Ustilago scitaminea, apos o aumento de chuvas.
Goldeneye has shown field resistance to barley loose smut [caused by Ustilago nuda (Jens.