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Fungal pathogenesis: Host modulation every which way

The plant pathogenic fungus Fusarium oxysporum secretes an effector that is similar to a plant peptide hormone, underscoring the variety of mechanisms that plant pathogens have evolved to tamper with host physiology.

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Figure 1: Fusarium oxysporum secretes a RALF peptide to induce extracellular alkalinization of plant roots.

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Kamoun, S., Zipfel, C. Fungal pathogenesis: Host modulation every which way. Nat Microbiol 1, 16075 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.75

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