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Oregon State University

Fungal Infection

Caption: The corn stem on the left is infected with Fusarium graminearum -- a common fungus that researchers have genetically altered in work that may aid the discovery of new antibiotics.

Credit: (Photo by Eric Schmelz, courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture)

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