KEGG   Moniliophthora perniciosa

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T numberT01089
Org codempr
Full nameMoniliophthora perniciosa
DefinitionMoniliophthora perniciosa FA553
TaxonomyTAX: 554373
    LineageEukaryota; Fungi; Dikarya; Basidiomycota; Agaricomycotina; Agaricomycetes; Agaricomycetidae; Agaricales; Marasmiaceae; Moniliophthora
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000183025.1)
BioProject: 28951
KeywordsPlant pathogen
CommentCausal agent of Witches'Broom Disease (WBD) in cacao (Theobroma cacao).
Hemibiotrophic pathogen that colonizes the apoplast of cacao's meristematic tissues as a biotrophic pathogen, switching to a saprotrophic lifestyle during later stages of infection.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 13560
Number of RNA genes: 114
ReferencePMID: 19019209
    AuthorsMondego JM, Carazzolle MF, Costa GG, Formighieri EF, Parizzi LP, Rincones J, Cotomacci C, Carraro DM, Cunha AF, Carrer H, et al.
    TitleA genome survey of Moniliophthora perniciosa gives new insights into Witches' Broom Disease of cacao.
    JournalBMC Genomics 9:548 (2008)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-548