Amir Sharon

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Cell cycle and cell death are not necessary for appressorium formation and plant infection in the fungal plant pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
    Iris Nesher
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    BMC Biol 6:9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Fungal apoptosis: function, genes and gene function
    Amir Sharon
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 33:833-54. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Identification and functional characterization of indole-3-acetamide-mediated IAA biosynthesis in plant-associated Fusarium species
    Elena Tsavkelova
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Fungal Genet Biol 49:48-57. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Botrytis cinerea BcNma is involved in apoptotic cell death but not in stress adaptation
    Alin Finkelshtein
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Fungal Genet Biol 48:621-30. 2011
  5. pmc Anti-apoptotic machinery protects the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea from host-induced apoptotic-like cell death during plant infection
    Neta Shlezinger
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002185. 2011
  6. pmc CgOpt1, a putative oligopeptide transporter from Colletotrichum gloeosporioides that is involved in responses to auxin and pathogenicity
    Veronique Chague
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 9:173. 2009
  7. pmc Regulation of pathogenic spore germination by CgRac1 in the fungal plant pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
    Iris Nesher
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Eukaryot Cell 10:1122-30. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Apoptosis-like programmed cell death in the grey mould fungus Botrytis cinerea: genes and their role in pathogenicity
    Neta Shlezinger
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Biochem Soc Trans 39:1493-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Involvement of Botrytis cinerea small GTPases BcRAS1 and BcRAC in differentiation, virulence, and the cell cycle
    Anna Minz Dub
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eukaryot Cell 12:1609-18. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Electroporation and Agrobacterium-mediated spore transformation
    Anna Minz
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Methods Mol Biol 638:21-32. 2010

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Publications14

  1. pmc Cell cycle and cell death are not necessary for appressorium formation and plant infection in the fungal plant pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
    Iris Nesher
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    BMC Biol 6:9. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Fungal apoptosis: function, genes and gene function
    Amir Sharon
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 33:833-54. 2009
    ..However, implementation of this approach requires a better understanding of fungal apoptotic networks and identification of the key proteins regulating apoptotic-like cell death in fungi...
  3. doi request reprint Identification and functional characterization of indole-3-acetamide-mediated IAA biosynthesis in plant-associated Fusarium species
    Elena Tsavkelova
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Fungal Genet Biol 49:48-57. 2012
    ..The regulation of the IAM genes and the limiting factors of IAA production via the IAM pathway are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Botrytis cinerea BcNma is involved in apoptotic cell death but not in stress adaptation
    Alin Finkelshtein
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Fungal Genet Biol 48:621-30. 2011
    ..The protein probably has additional roles that are unrelated to apoptosis, which lead to the pleotrophic phenotype of the transgenic strains and lack of a clear effect on stress adaptation and pathogenicity...
  5. pmc Anti-apoptotic machinery protects the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea from host-induced apoptotic-like cell death during plant infection
    Neta Shlezinger
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002185. 2011
    ..As such, fungal PCD machinery represents a novel target for fungicides and antifungal drugs...
  6. pmc CgOpt1, a putative oligopeptide transporter from Colletotrichum gloeosporioides that is involved in responses to auxin and pathogenicity
    Veronique Chague
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 9:173. 2009
    ..We generated a suppression subtractive hybridization library enriched for IAA-induced genes and identified a clone, which was highly expressed in IAA-containing medium...
  7. pmc Regulation of pathogenic spore germination by CgRac1 in the fungal plant pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
    Iris Nesher
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Eukaryot Cell 10:1122-30. 2011
    ..Modification of CgRac1 activity disrupts the morphogenetic program and prevents fungal infection...
  8. doi request reprint Apoptosis-like programmed cell death in the grey mould fungus Botrytis cinerea: genes and their role in pathogenicity
    Neta Shlezinger
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Biochem Soc Trans 39:1493-8. 2011
    ..Together, our result show that BcBir1 is a major regulator of PCD in B. cinerea and that proper regulation of the host-induced PCD is essential for pathogenesis in this and other similar fungal pathogens...
  9. doi request reprint Involvement of Botrytis cinerea small GTPases BcRAS1 and BcRAC in differentiation, virulence, and the cell cycle
    Anna Minz Dub
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eukaryot Cell 12:1609-18. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Electroporation and Agrobacterium-mediated spore transformation
    Anna Minz
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Methods Mol Biol 638:21-32. 2010
    ..sp. aeschynomene (C. gloeosporioides). These protocols can be used as baseline for the calibration of similar transformation protocols in other species...
  11. pmc Functional characterization of CgCTR2, a putative vacuole copper transporter that is involved in germination and pathogenicity in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
    Sima Barhoom
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Eukaryot Cell 7:1098-108. 2008
    ..Our results show that copper is necessary for optimal germination and pathogenicity and that CgCTR2 is involved in regulating cellular copper balance during these processes...
  12. pmc Drosomycin, an innate immunity peptide of Drosophila melanogaster, interacts with the fly voltage-gated sodium channel
    Lior Cohen
    Department of Plant Sciences, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Biol Chem 284:23558-63. 2009
    ..As for drosomycin, we discuss the intriguing possibility that it has additional functions in the fly, as implied by its tight interaction with DmNa(v)1...
  13. pmc Apoptotic-like programed cell death in fungi: the benefits in filamentous species
    Neta Shlezinger
    Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Front Oncol 2:97. 2012
    ..We will highlight the similarities and differences of the PCD machinery between yeast and filamentous species and show the value of using S. cerevisiae along with filamentous species to study apoptosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ethylene sensing and gene activation in Botrytis cinerea: a missing link in ethylene regulation of fungus-plant interactions?
    Veronique Chague
    Department of Plant Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:33-42. 2006
    ..Our results show that the responses of B. cinerea to ethylene are partly mediated by a G protein signaling pathway, and that ethylene-induced plant resistance might involve effects of plant ethylene on both the plant and the fungus...