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Important Pathogens And Cures Belong To Little-Known Group Of Fungi; Research Points Way To Discovering Other Agents

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June 29, 2001
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National Science Foundation
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Researchers studying medicinal, pharmacological, antibiotic, carcinogenic and food-production agents would do well to look at an often-overlooked group of fungi that once had -- but then lost -- the ability to form lichen symbioses, according to a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded study published last week in the journal Nature.

Researchers studying medicinal, pharmacological, antibiotic, carcinogenic and food-production agents would do well to look at an often-overlooked group of fungi that once had -- but then lost -- the ability to form lichen symbioses, according to a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded study published last week in the journal Nature.


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National Science Foundation. "Important Pathogens And Cures Belong To Little-Known Group Of Fungi; Research Points Way To Discovering Other Agents." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 29 June 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629064120.htm>.
National Science Foundation. (2001, June 29). Important Pathogens And Cures Belong To Little-Known Group Of Fungi; Research Points Way To Discovering Other Agents. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629064120.htm
National Science Foundation. "Important Pathogens And Cures Belong To Little-Known Group Of Fungi; Research Points Way To Discovering Other Agents." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629064120.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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