Ca(II)-calmodulin regulation of fungal dimorphism in Ceratocystis ulmi

G. Muthukumar, K. W. Nickerson

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Abstract

We have shown that Ca(II) ions, ethylene glycol-bis(β-aminoethyl ether)-N,N-tetraacetic acid, LaCl3, and six known calmodulin inhibitors shift the yeast-mycelium dimorphic potential of Ceratocystis ulmi. Our data are consistent with the conclusions that Ca(II)-calmodulin interaction is necessary for mycelial growth in C. ulmi and that the absence of this interaction leads to the yeast phase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)390-392
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Volume159
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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