Stephen J Wylie


Affiliation: Murdoch University
Country: Australia


  1. Tran T, Li H, Nguyen D, Jones M, Wylie S. Co-Infection with Three Mycoviruses Stimulates Growth of a Monilinia fructicola Isolate on Nutrient Medium, but Does Not Induce Hypervirulence in a Natural Host. Viruses. 2019;11: pubmed publisher
    ..fructicola on a natural host. ..
  2. Wylie S, Nouri S, Coutts B, Jones M. Narcissus late season yellows virus and Vallota speciosa virus found infecting domestic and wild populations of Narcissus species in Australia. Arch Virol. 2010;155:1171-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Vallota speciosa virus was detected in one domestic population of Narcissus sp. where it infected 70% of the plants. This is the first report of these viruses in Australia, and of NLSYV infecting C. miniata. ..
  3. Wylie S, Jones M. Characterisation and quantitation of mutant and wild-type genomes of Hardenbergia mosaic virus isolates co-infecting a wild plant of Hardenbergia comptoniana. Arch Virol. 2011;156:1251-5 pubmed publisher
    ..2 (9,675 nt) had a wild-type CP. Overall, HarMV genomes accounted for 10.69% of total transcripts sequenced, and the mutant virus genome was 23.1% more highly expressed than the wild-type genome. ..
  4. Ong J, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, Dixon K, Jones M, Wylie S. The challenges of using high-throughput sequencing to track multiple bipartite mycoviruses of wild orchid-fungus partnerships over consecutive years. Virology. 2017;510:297-304 pubmed publisher
    ..We address the challenge of pairing the two genomic segments of partitiviruses to identify species when multiple partitiviruses co-infect a single host. ..
  5. Wylie S, Li H, Dixon K, Richards H, Jones M. Exotic and indigenous viruses infect wild populations and captive collections of temperate terrestrial orchids (Diuris species) in Australia. Virus Res. 2013;171:22-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The implications of the findings of this study for orchid conservation, and particularly reintroduction programs where viruses may be spread inadvertently to wild populations from infected propagation sources, are discussed...
  6. Wylie S, Li H, Jones M. Yellow tailflower mild mottle virus: a new tobamovirus described from Anthocercis littorea (Solanaceae) in Western Australia. Arch Virol. 2014;159:791-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis and the deduced architecture of the genome place the virus, provisionally named yellow tailflower mild mottle virus, with other tobamoviruses that infect solanaceous hosts. ..
  7. Wylie S, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, Jones M. Complete genome analysis of three isolates of narcissus late season yellows virus and two of narcissus yellow stripe virus: three species or one?. Arch Virol. 2014;159:1521-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Options for classification of these potyvirus isolates are discussed...
  8. Wylie S, Jones R. Role of recombination in the evolution of host specialization within bean yellow mosaic virus. Phytopathology. 2009;99:512-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that recombination played an important role in the evolution of BYMV strain groups that specialize in infecting particular groups of domesticated plants. ..
  9. Wylie S, Jones M. The complete genome sequence of a Passion fruit woodiness virus isolate from Australia determined using deep sequencing, and its relationship to other potyviruses. Arch Virol. 2011;156:479-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Accuracy of the genome sequence information was provided by 42-1691-fold sequence coverage, and viral RNA accounted for 7.38% of total polyadenylated RNA from the host plant...

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  1. Ong J, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, Dixon K, Jones M, Wylie S. Novel and divergent viruses associated with Australian orchid-fungus symbioses. Virus Res. 2018;244:276-283 pubmed publisher
    ..A novel hypovirus and a mitovirus were genetically distant from existing members of the genera and did not readily fit into recognised subgroups. ..
  2. Dastogeer K, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, Jones M, Wylie S. A simple and rapid in vitro test for large-scale screening of fungal endophytes from drought-adapted Australian wild plants for conferring water deprivation tolerance and growth promotion in Nicotiana benthamiana seedlings. Arch Microbiol. 2017;199:1357-1370 pubmed publisher
    ..promoted seedling growth by increasing shoot length and biomass. The fungal isolate E-162 (C. cladosporioides) significantly enhanced moisture deprivation tolerance as well as promoted seedling growth. ..
  3. Dastogeer K, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, Jones M, Wylie S. Host Specificity of Endophytic Mycobiota of Wild Nicotiana Plants from Arid Regions of Northern Australia. Microb Ecol. 2018;75:74-87 pubmed publisher
  4. Ong J, Li H, Sivasithamparam K, Dixon K, Jones M, Wylie S. Novel Endorna-like viruses, including three with two open reading frames, challenge the membership criteria and taxonomy of the Endornaviridae. Virology. 2016;499:203-211 pubmed publisher
    ..The unusual features of these new viruses challenge current taxonomic criteria for membership of the family Endornaviridae. ..
  5. Koh S, Ong J, Admiraal R, Sivasithamparam K, Jones M, Wylie S. A novel member of the Tombusviridae from a wild legume, Gompholobium preissii. Arch Virol. 2016;161:2893-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The proposed virus, named Gompholobium virus A, and TLV1 are genetically closest to viruses in the genera Alphacarmovirus and Pelarspovirus, family Tombusviridae, but they share features distinguishing them from both groups. ..
  6. Wylie S, Tan A, Li H, Dixon K, Jones M. Caladenia virus A, an unusual new member of the family Potyviridae from terrestrial orchids in Western Australia. Arch Virol. 2012;157:2447-52 pubmed publisher
    ..CalVA is the only proposed member of the genus Poacevirus not isolated from a poaceous host...
  7. Wylie S, Jones M. Complete genome sequences of seven carlavirus and potyvirus isolates from Narcissus and Hippeastrum plants in Australia, and proposals to clarify their naming. Arch Virol. 2012;157:1471-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Proposals are made to clarify the current confusion surrounding the naming of some of these viruses...
  8. Wylie S, Luo H, Li H, Jones M. Multiple polyadenylated RNA viruses detected in pooled cultivated and wild plant samples. Arch Virol. 2012;157:271-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Four were unknown and are proposed as members of the genera Potyvirus, Sadwavirus, and Trichovirus. Virus sequences were subsequently matched to original host plants using RT-PCR assays...
  9. Wylie S, Coutts B, Jones R. Genetic variability of the coat protein sequence of pea seed-borne mosaic virus isolates and the current relationship between phylogenetic placement and resistance groups. Arch Virol. 2011;156:1287-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Clade A contained isolates in pathotypes P-1, P-2 and U-2; clade B, one isolate in P-2; and clade C, only isolates in P-4. ..
  10. Wylie S, Jones M. Hardenbergia virus A, a novel member of the family Betaflexiviridae from a wild legume in Southwest Australia. Arch Virol. 2011;156:1245-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The protein encoded by ORF2 has homology with p30-like viral movement proteins. The predicted genome organization and phylogeny of gene products places Hardenbergia virus A within the family Betaflexiviridae...