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Aquaporins in magnaporthe oryzae

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The Ascomycete fungus Magnaporthe oryzae is the causative agent of Rice Blast, and has become the predominant model organism for study of fungal phytopathogens and other appressorium-forming fungi. I identified and attempted to elucidate the function of the six aquaporin genes in the M. oryzae genome. These small membrane channels have been implicated in the transport of water, glycerol, and a variety of other small molecules. We speculated that these functions might be i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Plant Sciences
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:5526a6d7-aa10-47d7-9fa5-50e664e9fe90
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ora:8407
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English
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