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]
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Ustilago

(ŭs-tĭl-ā′gō)
A mold parasite of plants, commonly called smut, which renders grains unfit to eat.
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Moreno et al., "Enzymatic polymerization of phenolic compounds using laccase and tyrosinase from Ustilago maydis," Biomacromolecules, vol.
Hodges, "Tiller and rhizome growth of water-stressed Poa pratensis "Merion" infected by Ustilago striiformis or Ustilago agropyri," Plant Diseases, vol.
Brumbley, "Genetic variation in a worldwide collection of the sugarcane smut fungus Ustilago scitaminea" in Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technology, vol.
Later, we sequenced two RNase [T.sub.1] homologs, RNase [U.sub.1] from Ustilago spherogena (52) and RNase [N.sub.1] from Neurospora crassa, 53) which were shown to have the four active site residues (His40, Glu58, Arg77 and His92 in RNase [T.sub.1]) in common.
Intra-tetrad selfing and the maintenance of heterozygosity in Microbotryum violaceum (= Ustilago violacea).
Formation of cellobios lipids by growing and resting cells of Ustilago maydis.