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Research Article

Two Novel Transcriptional Regulators Are Essential for Infection-related Morphogenesis and Pathogenicity of the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae

  • Xia Yan,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Ya Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Xiaofeng Yue,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Congcong Wang,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Yawei Que,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Dandan Kong,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Zhonghua Ma,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Nicholas J. Talbot,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

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  • Zhengyi Wang mail

    zhywang@zju.edu.cn

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Published: December 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002385

About the Authors

Xia Yan, Ya Li, Xiaofeng Yue, Congcong Wang, Yawei Que, Dandan Kong, Zhonghua Ma, Zhengyi Wang
State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China
Nicholas J. Talbot
School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: zhywang@zju.edu.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XY ZW. Performed the experiments: XY YL XFY CW YQ DK ZM ZW. Analyzed the data: XY ZW YL NJT. Wrote the paper: XY ZW NJT.