Diaporthe

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Diaporthe
Diaporthe phaseolorum var. sojae.jpg
Diaporthe damage on soybean plant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Diaporthales
Family: Diaporthaceae
Genus: Diaporthe
Nitschke (1870)
Type species
Diaporthe eres
Nitschke (1870)
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Diaporthe is a genus of endophytic filamentous fungus plant pathogens.

Diaporthe species have been shown to transform the infection-inhibiting factors (+)-catechin and (-)-epicatechin into the 3,4-cis-dihydroxyflavan derivatives[1]

Some species, like Diaporthe toxica, produce secondary metabolites that result in toxicoses of animals such as lupinosis of sheep.[2]

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