Birth, death and horizontal transfer of the fumonisin biosynthetic gene cluster during the evolutionary diversification of fusarium

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Proctor, R.H.; Van Hove, François; Susca, A.; Stea, G.; Busman, M.; van der Lee, T.; Waalwijk, C.; Moretti, A.; Ward, T.J.;

Summary: Fumonisins are a family of carcinogenic secondary metabolites produced by members of the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex (FFSC) and rare strains of Fusarium oxysporum. In Fusarium, fumonisin biosynthetic genes (FUM) are clustered, and the cluster is uniform ... View more
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