Prof. Clint William Magill

Prof. Clint William Magill

Professor
Texas A&M University, United States of America


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Genetics from Cornell University, USA

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Genetics
62%
Genomic Polymorphism
90%
Genetic Diversity
75%
DNA Cloning
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Radwan, G.L., L.K. Prom, G. Odvody and C.W. Magill, 2019. Mating type a locus alleles and genomic polymorphism in Sporisorium reilianum: Comparison of sorghum isolates to those from maize. Australasian Plant Pathol., 48: 119-129.
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  2. Prom, L.K., E. Ahn, T. Isakeit and C. Magill, 2019. GWAS analysis of sorghum association panel lines identifies SNPs associated with disease response to Texas isolates of Colletotrichum sublineola. Theoret. Applied Gen., 132: 1389-1396.
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  3. Ahn, E., Z. Hu, R. Perumal, L.K. Prom, G. Odvody, H.D. Upadhyaya and C. Magill, 2019. Genome wide association analysis of sorghum mini core lines regarding anthracnose, downy mildew and head smut. PloS one, Vol. 14. 10.1371/journal.pone.0216671.
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  4. Ahn, E., L.K. Prom, G. Odvody and C. Magill, 2019. Defense responses against the sorghum anthracnose pathogen in leaf blade and midrib tissue of johnsongrass and sorghum. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol., 106: 81-86.
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  5. Prom, L.K., H. Cuevas, R. Perumal, T. Isakeit and C. Magill, 2018. Inheritance of resistance of three sorghum lines to pathotypes of Colletotrichum sublineola, causal agent of anthracnose. Plant Pathol. J., 17: 75-79.
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  6. Ahn, E., L.K. Prom, G. Odvody and C. Magill, 2018. Responses of johnsongrass against sorghum anthracnose isolates. J. Plant Pathol. Microbiol., 9: 442-448.
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  7. Prom, L.K., G. Radwan, R. Perumal, H. Cuevas, S.O. Katile, T. Isakeit and C. Magill, 2017. Grain biodeterioration of sorghum converted lines inoculated with a mixture of fusarium thapsinum and curvularia lunata. Plant Pathol. J., 16: 19-24.
  8. Prom, L.K., C. Magill and R. Droleskey, 2017. Aggressiveness of loose kernel smut isolate from johnson grass on sorghum line BTx643. J. Agric. Crops, 3: 94-96.
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  9. Ortiz, C.S., A.A. Bell, C.W. Magill and J. Liu, 2017. Specific PCR detection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum california race 4 based on a unique Tfo1 insertion event in the PHO Gene. Plant Dis., 101: 34-44.
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  10. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, H. Cuevas, G. Radwan, S. Katile, T. Isakeit and C. Magill, 2016. Assessing the vulnerability of sorghum converted lines to anthracnose and downy mildew infection. J. Agric. Crops, 2: 101-106.
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  11. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, Z. Jin, G. Radwan, T. Isakeit and C. Magill, 2015. Mycoflora analysis of hybrid sorghum grain collected from different locations in South Texas. Am. J. Exp. Agric., 6: 1-6.
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  12. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, T. Isakeit, G. Radwan, W.L. Rooney and C. Magill, 2015. The impact of weather conditions on response of sorghum genotypes to anthracnose (colletotrichum sublineola) infection. J. Exp. Agric. Int., 6: 242-250.
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  13. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, N. Montes-Garcia, T. Isakeit, G.N. Odvody, 2015. Evaluation of gambian and malian sorghum germplasm against downy mildew pathogen, peronosclerospora sorghi, in mexico and the USA. J. Gen. Plant Pathol., 81: 24-31.
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  14. Tesso, T., R. Perumal, C.R. Little, A. Adeyanju and G.L. Radwan et al., 2012. Sorghum Pathology and Biotechnology - A Fungal Disease Perspective: Part II. Anthracnose, Stalk Rot, and Downy Mildew. Eur. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol., 6: 31-44.
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  15. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, S.R. Erattaimuthu, C.R. Little and E.G. No et al., 2012. Genetic diversity and pathotype determination of Colletotrichum sublineolum isolates causing anthracnose in sorghum. Eur. J. Plant Pathol., 133: 671-685.
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  16. Cuevas, H.E., L.K. Prom and C. Magill, 2012. Reaction to rust by a subset of sorghum accessions from Zimbabwe. Asian J. Plant Pathol., 6: 33-40.
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  17. Radwan, G.L., R. Perumal, T. Isakeit, C.W. Magill, L.K. Prom and C.R. Little, 2011. Screening exotic sorghum germplasm, hybrids and elite lines for resistance to a new virulent pathotype (P6) of Peronosclerospora sorghi causing downy mildew. Plant Health Progress, Vol. 12. 10.1094/PHP-2011-0323-01-RS.
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  18. Prom, L.K., T. Isakeit, R. Perumal, J.E. Erpelding, W. Rooney and C.W. Magill, 2011. Evaluation of the Ugandan sorghum accessions for grain mold and anthracnose resistance. Crop Prot., 30: 566-571.
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  19. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, S.R. Erattaimuthu, J.E. Erpelding, N. Montes et al., 2011. Virulence and molecular genotyping studies of Sporisorium reilianum isolates in sorghum. Plant Dis., 95: 523-529.
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  20. Katile, S., R. Perumal, W.L. Rooney, L.K. Prom and C.W. Magill, 2010. Expression of pathogenesis-related protein PR-10 in sorghum floral tissues in response to inoculation with Fusarium thapsinum and Curvularia lunata. Mol. Plant Pathol., 11: 93-103.
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  21. Ramasamy, P., M.A. Menz, P.J. Mehta, S. Katile and L.A. Gutierrez-Rojas et al., 2009. Molecular mapping of Cg1, a gene for resistance to anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) in sorghum. Euphytica, 165: 597-606.
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  22. Prom, L.K., R. Perumal, J.E. Erpelding, T. Isakeit, N. Montes-Garcia and C.W. Magill, 2009. A pictorial technique for mass screening of sorghum germplasm for anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) resistance. Open Agric. J., 3: 20-25.
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  23. Little, C.R. and C.W. Magill, 2009. The grain mold pathogen, Fusarium thapsinum, reduces caryopsis formation in Sorghum bicolor. J. Phytopathol., 157: 518-519.
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  24. Perumal, R., P. Nimmakayala, S. Erattaimuthu and E.G. No et al., 2008. Simple sequence repeat markers useful for sorghum downy mildew (Peronosclerospora sorghi) and related species. BMC Genet., 9: 77-77.
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  25. Liu, J., Stipanovic, R.D., A.A. Bell, L.S. Puckhaber and C.W. Magill, 2008. Stereoselective coupling of hemigossypol to form (+)-gossypol in moco cotton is mediated by a dirigent protein. Phytochemistry, 69: 3038-3042.
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  26. Perumal, R., K. Renganayaki, M.M. Menz, S. Katile, J. Dahlberg, C.W. Magill and W.L. Rooney, 2007. Genetic diversity among sorghum races and working groups based on AFLP and SSRs. Crop Sci., 47: 1375-1383.
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  27. Singh, M., K. Chaudhary, H.R. Singal, C.W. Magill and K.S. Boora, 2006. Identification and characterization of RAPD and SCAR markers linked to anthracnose resistance gene in sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) moench]. Euphytica, 149: 179-187.
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  28. Sabry, A., D. Jeffers, S.K. Vasal, R. Frederiksen and C. Magill, 2006. A region of maize chromosome 2 affects response to downy mildew pathogens. Theoret. Applied Gen., 113: 321-330.
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  29. Perumal, R., T. Isakeit, M.A. Menz, S. Katile, E.G. No and C.W. Magill, 2006. Characterization and genetic distance analysis of isolates of Peronosclerospora sorghi using AFLP fingerprinting. Mycol. Res., 110: 471-478.
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  30. He, B., C. Magill and J.L. Starr, 2005. Laser capture microdissection and real-time PCR for measuring mRNA in giant cells induced by Meloidogyne javanica. J. Nematol., 37: 308-312.
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  31. Bolek, Y., K.M. El-Zik, A.E. Pepper, A.A. Bell, C.W. Magill, P.M. Thaxton and O.U.K. Reddy, 2005. Mapping of verticillium wilt resistance genes in cotton. Plant Sci., 168: 1581-1590.
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  32. Little, C. R. and C.W. Magill, 2004. Elicitation of defense response genes in Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench in response to infection by Fusarium thapsinum and Curvularia lunata at anthesis. Mol. Physiol. Plant Pathol., 63: 271-279.
  33. Benedict, C.R., G.S. Martin, J. Liu, L. Puckhaber and C.W. Magill, 2004. Terpenoid aldehyde formation and lysigenous gland storage sites in cotton: Variant with mature glands but suppressed levels of terpenoid aldehydes. Phytochemistry, 65: 1351-1359.
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  34. Martin, G., J. Liu, C. Benedict, R. Stipanovic and C. Magill, 2003. Reduced levels of cadinane sesquiterpenoids in cotton plants expressing antisense (+)--δ-cadinene synthase. Phytochemistry, 62: 31-38.
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  35. Liu, J., C.R. Benedict, R.D. Stipanovic, C.W. Magill and A.A. Bell, 2002. Cloning and expression of desoxyhemigossypol-6-O-methyltransferase from cotton (Gossypium barbadense). J. Agric. Food Chem., 50: 3165-3172.
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  36. Cui, Y., A.A. Bell, L. Puckhaber, O. Joost and C. Magill, 2000. Induction of defense genes in wilt-resistant and susceptible cotton cultivars by Verticillium and Fusarium. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol., 56: 25-31.
  37. Boora, K.S., R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1999. A molecular marker that segregates with sorghum leaf blight resistance in one cross is maternally inherited in another. Mol. Gen. Genet. MGG, 261: 317-322.
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  38. Zhou, Y., C.W. Magill, J.M. Magill and R.J. Newton, 1998. An apparent case of nonsymmetrical and sustained strand-specific hemimethylation in the Dc8 gene of carrot. Genome, 41: 23-33.
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  39. Boora, K.S., R. Frederiksen and C. Magill, 1998. DNA-based markers for a recessive gene conferring anthracnose resistance in sorghum. Crop Sci., 38: 1708-1709.
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  40. Alchanati, I., J.A.A. Patel, J. Liu, C.R. Benedict and R.D. Stipanovic et al., 1998. The enzymatic cyclization of nerolidyl diphosphate by δ-cadinene synthase from cotton stele tissue infected with Verticillium dahlia. Phytochemistry, 47: 961-2967.
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  41. Yuanxiang, Z., J.M. Magill, R.J. Newton and C. Magill, 1997. Use of a single sequencing termination reaction to distinguish between cytosine and 5-methylcytosine in bisulfite-modified DNA. Bio. Techniq., 22: 850-854.
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  42. Paek, N.C., B.M. Lee, D.G. Bai, B.G. Cobb and C.W. Magill, 1997. Regulatory roles of abscisic acid for anthocyanin synthesis in maize kernels. Maydica, 42: 385-391.
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  43. Lin, K.R., A.J. Bockholt, C.W. Magill and J.D. Smith, 1997. Changes in soluble endosperm proteins associated with selection of quality protein maize lines. Maydica, 42: 355-362.
  44. Lee, B.M., N.C. Paek, C.W. Magill and J.D. Smith, 1997. Genetic dissection of the abscisic acid biosynthetic pathway in maize (Zea mays L.) embryos. Maydica, 42: 331-338.
  45. Lee, B.M., N.C. Paek, C.W. Magill and J.D. Smith, 1997. Classification and characterization of the viviparous mutants of maize (Zea mays L.). Maydica, 42: 371-378.
  46. Hanson, L.A., B. Bailey, R.A. Frederiksen, J.D. Smith and C.W. Magill, 1997. Early events in the interaction between maize and southern rust. Maydica, 42: 339-346.
  47. Zhou, Y., J.M. Magill, C.W. Magill and R.J. Newton, 1996. DNA methylation and Dc8-GUS transgene expression in carrot (Daucus carota L.). Plant Cell Rep., 15: 815-818.
  48. Ulian, E.C., J.M. Magill, C.W. Magill and R.H. Smith, 1996. DNA methylation and expression of NPT II in transgenic petunias and progeny. Theor. Applied Genet., 92: 976-981.
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  49. Oh, B.J., R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1996. Identification of RFLP markers linked to a gene for downy mildew resistance (SDM) in Sorghum Can. J. Bot., 74: 315-317.
  50. Cui, Y., J.M. Magill, R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1996. Responses of chalcone synthase and phenylalanine-ammonia lyase to fungal pathogens in sorghum. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol., 49: 187-199.
  51. Wu, B.C. and C.W. Magill, 1995. Spontaneous mutations at fingerprint loci in clonal lineages of the rice blast fungus. Exp. Mycol., 19: 86-90.
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  52. Kim, D.H., C.W. Magill and R.D. Martyn, 1995. Transformation of the plant pathogenic fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Niveum to hygromycin resistance and altered pathogenicity. Mol. Cells., 5: 658-667.
  53. Joost, O., G. Bianchini, A.A. Bell, C.R. Benedict and C.W. Magill, 1995. Differential induction of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl CoA reductase in two cotton species following inoculation with Verticillium. Mol. Plant Microbe Interac., 8: 880-885.
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  54. Gowda, P.B., R.A. Frederiksen, C.W. Magill and G.W. Xu, 1995. DNA markers for downy mildew resistance genes in sorghum. Genome, 38: 823-826.
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  55. Cui, Y.X., G.W. Xu, C.W. Magill, K.F. Schertz and G.E. Hart, 1995. RFLP-based assay of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench genetic diversity. Theor. Applied Genet., 90: 787-796.
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  56. Xu, G.W., C.W. Magill, K.F. Schertz and G.E. Hart, 1994. An RFLP map of Sorghum bicolor (L). Moench TAG, 89: 139-147.
  57. Oh, B.J., R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1994. Identification of molecular markers linked to head smut resistance gene SHS in sorghum by RFLP and RAPD analysis. Pytopathology, 84: 830-834.
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  58. Cui, Y.X., G.W. Xu, C.W. Magill, K.F. Schertz and G.E. Hart, 1994. A low-copy-number Sorghum DNA sequence that detects hypervariable EcoRV fragments. Theor. Applied Genet., 89: 64-69.
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  59. Xu, G.W., C.W. Magill and G.E. Hart, 1993. Primers that amplify inserts in a multicloning site also hybridize to Sorghum bicolor DNA. Genome, 36: 198-201.
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  60. Kim, D.H., R.D. Martyn and C.W. Magill, 1993. Chromosonal polymorphism in Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Niveum. Phytopathol, 83: 1209-1216.
  61. Kim, D.H., R.D. Martyn and C.W. Magil, 1993. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA)-relatedness among formae speciales of Fusarium oxysporum in the cucurbitaceae. Phytopathology, 83: 91-97.
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  62. Bollich, C. N., C.W. Magill, A.B. Livore, H.H. Hung, M.A. Marchetti and J.E. Scott, 1993. Registration of Texmont rice. Crop Sci., 33: 354-354.
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  63. Yao, C., R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1992. Length heterogeneity in ITS 2 and the methylation status of CCGG and GCGC sites in the rRNA genes of the genus Peronosclerospora. Curr. Genet., 22: 415-420.
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  64. Kim, D.H., R.D. Martyn and C.W. Magill, 1992. RFLP groups and physical map of mitochondrial DNA from Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Niveum. Phytopathology, 82: 346-353.
  65. Guthrie, P.A.I., C.W. Magill, R.A. Frederiksen and G.N. Odvody, 1992. Random amplified polymorphic DNA markers: A system for identifying and differentiating isolates of C. graminicola. Phytopathology, 82: 832-835.
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  66. Chang, S., C.W. Magill, J.M. Magill, F. Fong and R.J. Newton, 1992. PCR amplification following restriction to detect site-specific methylation. Plant Mol. Biol. Rep., 10: 356-360.
  67. Yao, Cheng-lin, C.W. Magill, R.A Frederiksen, M.R. Bonde, Yuan Wang and P.S. Wu, 1991. Detection and Identification of a Peronosclerospora species in maize by DNA hybridization. Phytopathology, 81: 901-905.
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  68. Wiggers, J.R.J., C.W. Magill, J.L. Starr and H.J. Price, 1991. Evidence against amplification of four genes in giant cells induced by Meloidogyne incognita. J. Nematol., 23: 421-424.
  69. Kim, D.H., R.D. Martyn and C.W. Magill, 1991. Mitochondrial restriction fragment length polymorphisms in Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum Phytoparasitica, 19: 211-223.
  70. Cheng-lin, Y., C.W. Magill and R.A. Frederiksen, 1991. An AT -Rich DNA Clone is Species-Specific for Identification of Peronosclerospora sorghi. Applied Environ. Biol., 57: 2027-2032.
  71. Yao, C.L., R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1990. Seed transmission of sorghum downy mildew: Detection by DNA hybridization. Seed Sci. Technol., 18: 201-207.
  72. Yao, C.L., R.A. Frederiksen and C.W. Magill, 1989. Seed transmission of sorghum downy mildew: Detection by DNA. Hybridiz. Seed Sci. Technol., 18: 201-207.
  73. Magill, J.M. and C.W. Magill, 1989. DNA methylation in fungi. Dev. Genet., 10: 63-69.
  74. Livore, A.B., C.E. Scheuring and C.W. Magill, 1989. The rice PSB-A chloroplast gene has a standard location. Curr. Genet., 16: 447-452.
  75. Livore, A.B., P. Grubb, C.W. Magill and J.M. Magill, 1988. A Sephadex column procedure for DNA isolation is also useful for detecting dsRNA. Nucl. Acids Res., Vol. 16. 10.1093/nar/16.2.776.
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  76. Jupe, E.R., J.M. Magill and C.W. Magill, 1986. Stage specific DNA methylation in a fungal plant pathogen. J. Bacteriol., 155: 420-423.
  77. Genovesi, A.D. and C.W. Magill, 1984. Embryogenesis in callus derived from rice microspores. Plant Cell Rep., 1: 257-260.
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  78. Sabina, R.L., P.A. Dalke, A.R. Hanks, J.M. Magill and C.W. Magill, 1982. Changes in nucleotide pools during conidial germination in neurospora crassa. Can. J. Biochem, 59: 899-905.
  79. Magill, J.M., P. Dalke, T.S. Lyda and C.W. Magill, 1982. Adenosine-kinase deficient mutant of Neuroospora crassa. J. Bacteriol., 152: 1292-1294.
  80. Magill, C.W., R.L. Sabina, T.L. Garber and J.M. Magill, 1982. Guanine uptake and metabolism in Neurospora crassa. J. Bacteriol., 149: 941-947.
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  81. Sabina, R.L., J.M. Magill and C.W. Magill, 1979. Regulation of hypoxanthine transport in Neurospora crassa. J. Bacteriol., 128: 589-603.
  82. Sabina, R.L., A.R. Hanks, J.M. Magill and C.W. Magill, 1979. Role of purine base excretion in regulation of purine pools. Mol. Gen. Genet. MGG, 173: 31-38.
  83. Magill, C.W. and A.D. Genovesi, 1979. The effects of cold-shock on the production of callus and green plants from rice (Oryzae sativa) anthers. Crop Sci., 19: 662-664.
  84. Magill, J.M., E.S. Edwards, R.L. Sabina and C.W. Magill, 1976. Depression of uracil uptake by ammonium in Neurospora crassa. J. Bacteriol., 127: 1265-1269.
  85. Genovesi, A.D. and C.W. Magill, 1976. Heterokaryosis and parasexuality in Pyricularia oryzae Cavara. Canadian J. Microbiol., 22: 531-536.
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  86. Nelson, S.O., G.I. Glover and C.W. Magill, 1975. The essentiality of sulfhydryl groups to transport in Neurospora crassa. Arch. Biochem. Biophy., 168: 483-489.
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  87. Magill, J.M., R.R. Spencer and C.W. Magill, 1974. Relationship between [8-14C] adenosine transport and growth inhibition in Neurospora crassa strain ad-8. J. Bacteriol., 119: 202-206.
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  88. Magill, J.M. and C.W. Magill, 1974. Relationship between adenosine transport and growth inhibition in Neurospora crassa Strain ad-8. J. Bacteriol., 119: 202-206.
  89. Magill, J.M. and C.W. Magill, 1973. Correlation of growth inhibition patterns to nucleoside transport models in Neurospora crassa. J. Bacteriol., 116: 1071-1074.
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  90. Magill, C.W., S.O. Nelson, S.M. D'Ambrosio and G.I. Glover, 1973. Histidine uptake in mutant strains of Neurospora crassa via the general transport system for amino acids. J. Bacteriol., 113: 1320-1325.
  91. Magill, C.W., H. Sweeney and V.W. Woodward, 1972. Histidine uptake in strains of Neurospora crassa with normal and mutant transport systems. J. Bacteriol., 110: 313-320.
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