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Make fungi think they're starving to stop them having sex, say scientists

Publicado em 28 outubro 2019
Tricking fungi into thinking they're starving could be the key to slowing down our evolutionary arms race with fungal pathogens, as hungry fungi don't want to have sex. That's the conclusion from new research at the University of Bath which for the first time characterised a group of receptors unique to fungi, which prevent them from reproducing sexually. The research team, from the University of Bath and University of São Paulo - Ribeirão Preto, believe these [...]