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Research Article

Rac1 Is Required for Pathogenicity and Chm1-Dependent Conidiogenesis in Rice Fungal Pathogen Magnaporthe grisea

  • Jisheng Chen,

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Biopesticide and Chemistry Biology, Ministry of Education, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China, The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Wu Zheng,

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Biopesticide and Chemistry Biology, Ministry of Education, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China, Plant Protection College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

    Current address: Fuzhou Criminal Science & Technology Institute, Fuzhou, China

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  • Shiqin Zheng,

    Affiliation: Plant Protection College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Dongmei Zhang,

    Affiliation: The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Weijian Sang,

    Affiliation: The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Xiao Chen,

    Affiliation: Plant Protection College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Guangpu Li,

    Affiliations: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America, The School of Animal Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Guodong Lu,

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Biopesticide and Chemistry Biology, Ministry of Education, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China, Plant Protection College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Zonghua Wang mail

    zonghuaw@163.com

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Biopesticide and Chemistry Biology, Ministry of Education, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China, The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China, Plant Protection College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

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  • Published: November 14, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000202

About the Authors

Jisheng Chen, Wu Zheng, Guodong Lu, Zonghua Wang
Key Laboratory of Biopesticide and Chemistry Biology, Ministry of Education, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China
Jisheng Chen, Dongmei Zhang, Weijian Sang, Zonghua Wang
The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China
Wu Zheng, Shiqin Zheng, Xiao Chen, Guodong Lu, Zonghua Wang
Plant Protection College, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China
Guangpu Li
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
Guangpu Li
The School of Animal Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China

Corresponding Author

Email: zonghuaw@163.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: G. Li, G. Lu, Z. Wang. Performed the experiments: J. Chen, W. Zheng, S. Zheng, D. Zhang, W. Sang, X. Chen. Analyzed the data: J. Chen, Z. Wang. Wrote the paper: J. Chen, G. Li, Z. Wang.