Expression of a constitutively active Cdc42 homologue promotes development of sclerotic bodies but represses hyphal growth in the zoopathogenic fungus Wangiella (Exophiala) dermatitidis

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Date: Sept. 2000
From: Journal of Bacteriology(Vol. 182, Issue 17-18)
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Document Type: Article
Length: 37 words

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Results show that the Cdc42 protein of Wangiella (Exophiala) dermatidis controls cellular morphogenesis. Data also point out that the protein responding to external stimuli initiates a phenotype transition leading to sclerotic bodies and repression of hyphal growth.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A64879751