Richard P Oliver

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Affiliation: Murdoch University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Four or more species of Cladosporium sympatrically colonize Phragmites australis
    Stefan G R Wirsel
    Lehrstuhl für Phytopathologie, Fachbereich Biologie, Universitat Konstanz, Universitätstr 10, Konstanz, 78457, Germany
    Fungal Genet Biol 35:99-113. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a new disease as a result of interspecific virulence gene transfer
    Timothy L Friesen
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, Cereal Crops Research Unit, Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, Northern Crop Science Lab, Fargo, North Dakota 58105, USA
    Nat Genet 38:953-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Recent fungal diseases of crop plants: is lateral gene transfer a common theme?
    Richard P Oliver
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, WA 6149, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:287-93. 2008
  4. pmc Mannitol is required for asexual sporulation in the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum (glume blotch)
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, WA, Australia
    Biochem J 399:231-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Trehalose biosynthesis is involved in sporulation of Stagonospora nodorum
    Rohan G T Lowe
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Murdoch University, WA, Australia
    Fungal Genet Biol 46:381-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A metabolomic approach to dissecting osmotic stress in the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Rohan G T Lowe
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA, 6150, Australia
    Fungal Genet Biol 45:1479-86. 2008
  7. pmc A signaling-regulated, short-chain dehydrogenase of Stagonospora nodorum regulates asexual development
    Kar Chun Tan
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch 6150, Australia
    Eukaryot Cell 7:1916-29. 2008
  8. pmc Resequencing and comparative genomics of Stagonospora nodorum: sectional gene absence and effector discovery
    Robert Andrew Syme
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Curtin University, Department of Environment and Agriculture, Bentley WA 6845, Australia
    G3 (Bethesda) 3:959-69. 2013
  9. pmc Dothideomycete plant interactions illuminated by genome sequencing and EST analysis of the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    James K Hane
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, WA 6150, Australia
    Plant Cell 19:3347-68. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating the role of calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinases in Stagonospora nodorum
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Mol Microbiol 62:367-81. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Four or more species of Cladosporium sympatrically colonize Phragmites australis
    Stefan G R Wirsel
    Lehrstuhl für Phytopathologie, Fachbereich Biologie, Universitat Konstanz, Universitätstr 10, Konstanz, 78457, Germany
    Fungal Genet Biol 35:99-113. 2002
    ..There was no evidence for mutual exclusion on or within the host or specialization for host habitats or organs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a new disease as a result of interspecific virulence gene transfer
    Timothy L Friesen
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, Cereal Crops Research Unit, Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, Northern Crop Science Lab, Fargo, North Dakota 58105, USA
    Nat Genet 38:953-6. 2006
    ..This gene transfer probably occurred just before 1941, creating a pathogen population with significantly enhanced virulence and leading to the emergence of a new damaging disease of wheat...
  3. doi request reprint Recent fungal diseases of crop plants: is lateral gene transfer a common theme?
    Richard P Oliver
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, WA 6149, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:287-93. 2008
    ..It is also notable that many new diseases belong to the fungal taxon dothideomycetes. This review explores the coincidence of new diseases, interspecific gene transfer, host-specific toxins, and the dothideomycete class...
  4. pmc Mannitol is required for asexual sporulation in the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum (glume blotch)
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, WA, Australia
    Biochem J 399:231-9. 2006
    ..These findings not only question the currently hypothesized pathways of mannitol metabolism, but also identify for the first time that mannitol is required for sporulation of a filamentous fungus...
  5. doi request reprint Trehalose biosynthesis is involved in sporulation of Stagonospora nodorum
    Rohan G T Lowe
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Murdoch University, WA, Australia
    Fungal Genet Biol 46:381-9. 2009
    ..This study confirms a link between trehalose biosynthesis and pathogen fitness in S.nodorum...
  6. doi request reprint A metabolomic approach to dissecting osmotic stress in the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Rohan G T Lowe
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA, 6150, Australia
    Fungal Genet Biol 45:1479-86. 2008
    ..This study identified that arabitol is the primary compatible solute in S. nodorum but in-built levels of redundancy are present allowing the fungus to tolerate osmotic stress...
  7. pmc A signaling-regulated, short-chain dehydrogenase of Stagonospora nodorum regulates asexual development
    Kar Chun Tan
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch 6150, Australia
    Eukaryot Cell 7:1916-29. 2008
    ..Detailed histological experiments on sch1 pycnidia revealed that the gene is required for the differentiation of the subparietal layers of asexual pycnidia resulting in a significant reduction in both pycnidiospore size and numbers...
  8. pmc Resequencing and comparative genomics of Stagonospora nodorum: sectional gene absence and effector discovery
    Robert Andrew Syme
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Curtin University, Department of Environment and Agriculture, Bentley WA 6845, Australia
    G3 (Bethesda) 3:959-69. 2013
    ..The study suggests that short-read enabled comparative genomics is an effective way to both identify new S. nodorum effector candidates and to illuminate evolutionary processes in this species. ..
  9. pmc Dothideomycete plant interactions illuminated by genome sequencing and EST analysis of the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    James K Hane
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, WA 6150, Australia
    Plant Cell 19:3347-68. 2007
    ..This suggests that the fungus is dependant on the degradation of wheat macromolecular constituents to provide the carbon skeletons and energy for the synthesis of proteins and other components destined for the developing pycnidiospores...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating the role of calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinases in Stagonospora nodorum
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Mol Microbiol 62:367-81. 2006
    ..The disruption of CpkB did not effect growth in vitro or pathogenicity. Stagonospora nodorum strains lacking CpkC appeared unaffected during growth in planta but showed delayed lesion development and sporulation during infection...
  11. doi request reprint Dissecting the role of G-protein signalling in primary metabolism in the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Joel P A Gummer
    Separation Science and Metabolomics Laboratory, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, WA, Australia
    Microbiology 159:1972-85. 2013
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  12. pmc A comparative analysis of the heterotrimeric G-protein Gα, Gβ and Gγ subunits in the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Joel P A Gummer
    Separation Science Laboratory, Murdoch University, Perth 6150WA, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 12:131. 2012
    ..The roles though of the Gγ and Gβ subunits though were unclear. The objective of this study was to identify and understand the role of these subunits and assess their requirement for pathogenicity and development...
  13. ncbi request reprint Delta-aminolaevulinic acid synthesis is required for virulence of the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, Australia
    Microbiology 152:1533-8. 2006
    ..This study has identified a key role for fungal ALA synthesis during infection and revealed its potential as an antifungal target...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pathogenicity of Stagonospora nodorum requires malate synthase
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, Western Australia, Australia
    Mol Microbiol 53:1065-73. 2004
    ..This study has demonstrated for the first time in a fungal phytopathogen the requirement of malate synthase for pathogenicity, suggesting that gluconeogenesis is both dependent on the glyoxylate cycle and required for infection...
  15. doi request reprint Proteomic identification of extracellular proteins regulated by the Gna1 Galpha subunit in Stagonospora nodorum
    Kar Chun Tan
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch 6150, Australia
    Mycol Res 113:523-31. 2009
    ..In addition, quantitative RT-PCR has demonstrated that some of the encoding genes showed differential expression throughout host infection. Implications of these proteins and their corresponding genes in fungal virulence are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Transcriptome analysis of Stagonospora nodorum: gene models, effectors, metabolism and pantothenate dispensability
    Simon V S Ipcho
    Murdoch University, Heath Science, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Mol Plant Pathol 13:531-45. 2012
    ..Functional analysis of a gene in the coenzyme A biosynthetic pathway showed that the enzyme was dispensable for growth, indicating that a precursor is supplied by the plant...
  17. pmc A novel mode of chromosomal evolution peculiar to filamentous Ascomycete fungi
    James K Hane
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Curtin University, Perth, 6845, Australia
    Genome Biol 12:R45. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that chromosomal evolution is different in the fungi compared to other eukaryotes, synteny was compared between species of the major fungal taxa...
  18. pmc Two alternative recessive quantitative trait loci influence resistance to spring black stem and leaf spot in Medicago truncatula
    Lars G Kamphuis
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Plant Biol 8:30. 2008
    ..In this study, the cytology and genetics of resistance to spring black stem and leaf spot caused by Phoma medicaginis, an economically important necrotrophic pathogen of Medicago spp., was examined in the model legume M. truncatula...
  19. doi request reprint Malayamycin, a new streptomycete antifungal compound, specifically inhibits sporulation of Stagonospora nodorum (Berk) Castell and Germano, the cause of wheat glume blotch disease
    Wenfeng Li
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Pest Manag Sci 64:1294-302. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the mode of action...
  20. ncbi request reprint Functional characterisation of glyoxalase I from the fungal wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Curr Genet 46:115-21. 2004
    ..This is the first report describing the characterisation of a glyoxalase I from a pathogen of any description. The gene has been sequenced, functionally characterised and shown not to be required for the infection of wheat by S. nodorum...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Mak2 MAP kinase signal transduction pathway is required for pathogenicity in Stagonospora nodorum
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, DHS, Murdoch University, Perth, 6150 Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Genet 48:60-8. 2005
    ..nodorum; and differences are compared to mak2 mutant strains in other pathogenic fungi...
  22. pmc In silico reversal of repeat-induced point mutation (RIP) identifies the origins of repeat families and uncovers obscured duplicated genes
    James K Hane
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, 6150, Australia
    BMC Genomics 11:655. 2010
    ..RIP mutates the sequence of repeated DNA and over time renders the affected regions unrecognisable by similarity search tools such as BLAST...
  23. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics on fungal phytopathology
    Kar Chun Tan
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch 6150, Australia
    Mol Plant Pathol 10:703-15. 2009
    ..Each of the techniques is described briefly with further reading recommended. Key examples highlighting the application of these technologies to fungal plant pathogens are also reviewed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mannitol 1-phosphate metabolism is required for sporulation in planta of the wheat pathogen Stagonospora nodorum
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, Western Australia, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:110-5. 2005
    ..These results throw new light on the role of mannitol in fungal plant interactions, suggesting a role in metabolic and redox regulation during the critical process of sporulation on senescing leaf material...
  25. doi request reprint Metabolomics protocols for filamentous fungi
    Joel P A Gummer
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia
    Methods Mol Biol 835:237-54. 2012
    ..Here, we describe broad generic protocols that can be used to undertake metabolomics studies in filamentous fungi...
  26. pmc RIPCAL: a tool for alignment-based analysis of repeat-induced point mutations in fungal genomic sequences
    James K Hane
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:478. 2008
    ..There is, however, a dearth of bioinformatics tools available to the fungal research community for alignment-based RIP analysis of repeat families...
  27. ncbi request reprint New developments in pathogenicity and virulence of necrotrophs
    Richard P Oliver
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, DHS, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 13:415-9. 2010
    ..This paper reviews recent developments in necrotrophic fungal pathogenicity throughout a critical period that arguably saw this field come of age...
  28. ncbi request reprint Normalization of metabolites in heterogenous systems using genomics
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Anal Biochem 350:156-8. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Decoding the mannitol enigma in filamentous fungi
    Peter S Solomon
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Trends Microbiol 15:257-62. 2007
    ..These recent studies have provided a much needed focus on this mysterious metabolite and make this a fitting time to review the roles and metabolism of mannitol in filamentous fungi...
  30. pmc Detection of 3-hydroxykynurenine in a plant pathogenic fungus
    T J Greer Wilson
    Division of Science and Engineering, Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Biochem J 371:783-8. 2003
    ..Two roles for 3OHKyn are discussed: first, the presence of active oxygen species would enable 3OHKyn to cross-link the spore chemically with the plant. Secondly, it may be acting as an UV protectant and an antioxidant...
  31. pmc Construction of a comparative genetic map in faba bean (Vicia faba L.); conservation of genome structure with Lens culinaris
    Simon R Ellwood
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Health Sciences, Murdoch University 6150, Western Australia
    BMC Genomics 9:380. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Extensive macrosynteny between Medicago truncatula and Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris
    Huyen T T Phan
    Australian Centre for Nectrotropic Fungal Pathogens, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Department of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Theor Appl Genet 114:549-58. 2007
    ..The composite map presented, anchored with orthologous markers mapped in M. truncatula, provides a strong foundation for the future use of genomic and genetic information in lentil genetic analysis and breeding...
  33. pmc The first genetic and comparative map of white lupin (Lupinus albus L.): identification of QTLs for anthracnose resistance and flowering time, and a locus for alkaloid content
    Huyen T T Phan
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, Department of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch 6150, Australia
    DNA Res 14:59-70. 2007
    ..Alkaloid content was mapped as a Mendelian trait to LG11...
  34. ncbi request reprint The Medicago truncatula reference accession A17 has an aberrant chromosomal configuration
    Lars G Kamphuis
    Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens ACNFP, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Department of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia
    New Phytol 174:299-303. 2007
    ..The implications of the A17 distinctive chromosomal rearrangement on studies of genetic mapping, genome sequencing and synteny between species are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint The disruption of a Galpha subunit sheds new light on the pathogenicity of Stagonospora nodorum on wheat
    Peter S Solomon
    The Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens, SABC, DSE, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, Western Australia, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 17:456-66. 2004
    ..Gna1 is the first signal transduction gene to be cloned and characterized from S. nodorum and its inactivation has uncovered several previously unknown facets of pathogenicity...
  36. ncbi request reprint The Tsn1-ToxA interaction in the wheat-Stagonospora nodorum pathosystem parallels that of the wheat-tan spot system
    Zhaohui Liu
    Department of Plant Pathology, Walster Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Genome 49:1265-73. 2006
    ..Therefore, the Tsn1-ToxA interaction in the wheat-S. nodorum pathosystem parallels that of the wheat-tan spot system, and the wheat Tsn1 gene serves as a major determinant for susceptibility to both SNB and tan spot...
  37. doi request reprint Host-specific toxins: effectors of necrotrophic pathogenicity
    Timothy L Friesen
    USDA ARS, Cereal Crops Research Unit, Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, Northern Crop Science Laboratory, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Cell Microbiol 10:1421-8. 2008
    ..We therefore suggest that the Pleosporales pathogens may have a conserved propensity to acquire HST genes by lateral transfer...
  38. pmc Characterization of the interaction of a novel Stagonospora nodorum host-selective toxin with a wheat susceptibility gene
    Timothy L Friesen
    United States Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service Cereal Crops Research Unit, Northern Crop Science Laboratory, Fargo, North Dakota 58105, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:682-93. 2008
    ..This work introduces a fourth HST produced by S. nodorum and builds on the notion that the S. nodorum-wheat pathosystem is largely based on multiple host-toxin interactions that follow an inverse gene-for-gene scenario...
  39. ncbi request reprint Candida albicans SOU1 encodes a sorbose reductase required for L-sorbose utilization
    Jay R Greenberg
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box 712, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Yeast 22:957-69. 2005
    ..This activity has not been described previously in yeasts and may be involved in the conversion of phosphorylated D-sorbitol to fructose-6-phosphate or glucose-6-phosphate...
  40. ncbi request reprint Investigating the role of polyols in Cladosporium fulvum during growth under hyper-osmotic stress and in planta
    Anthony J Clark
    Carlsberg Laboratory, 2500 Copenhagen Valby, Denmark
    Planta 216:614-9. 2003
    ..The results suggest that a primary role of fungal arabinitol and glycerol, but not mannitol, is osmoregulation and that water acquisition is an important aspect of pathogenicity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does the oxidative stress used by plants for defence provide a source of nutrients for pathogenic fungi?
    Richard P Oliver
    Trends Plant Sci 9:472-3. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Evidence that the appressorial development in barley powdery mildew is controlled by MAP kinase activity in conjunction with the cAMP pathway
    Julia Kinane
    Department of Physiology, Carlsberg Laboratory, Gamle Carlsberg Vej 10, 2500, Copenhagen Valby, Denmark
    Fungal Genet Biol 39:94-102. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the two pathways cooperate in appressorial development...
  43. ncbi request reprint The first gene-based map of Lupinus angustifolius L.-location of domestication genes and conserved synteny with Medicago truncatula
    Matthew N Nelson
    School of Plant Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Theor Appl Genet 113:225-38. 2006
    ..We found evidence of conserved synteny in some regions of the genome despite the wide evolutionary distance between these legume species. We also found new evidence of widespread duplication within the L. angustifolius genome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Transcript profiling in the barley mildew pathogen Blumeria graminis by serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE)
    Stephen W Thomas
    Department of Physiology, Carlsberg Laboratory, Copenhagen Valby, Denmark
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:847-56. 2002
    ..The resulting data provide a resource for the characterization of changes in transcript accumulation during early development of B. graminis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evidence that gamma-aminobutyric acid is a major nitrogen source during Cladosporium fulvum infection of tomato
    Peter S Solomon
    Department of Physiology, Carlsberg Laboratory, Copenhagen Valby, Denmark
    Planta 214:414-20. 2002
    ..These findings imply that the infecting fungus may alter the physiology of the tomato leaf with the result that a source of nitrogen is supplied...