This section considers studies in the interactions, both beneficial and deleterious , between plants and other organisms including all forms of symbiosis.
A fungal endophyte induces transcription of genes encoding a redundant fungicide pathway in its host plant
Taxol is an anti-cancer drug harvested from Taxus trees, proposed ecologically to act as a fungicide. Taxus is host to fungal endophytes, defined as organisms that inhabit plants without causing disease. The Taxu...
Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2013 13:93