Robert R M Paterson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minho
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi Ganoderma - a therapeutic fungal biofactory
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Phytochemistry 67:1985-2001. 2006
  2. doi Biochemical mutagens affect the preservation of fungi and biodiversity estimations
    R Russell M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057, Braga, Portugal
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:77-85. 2013
  3. ncbi Toxicology of mycotoxins
    Robert R M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
    EXS 100:31-63. 2010
  4. doi Mutagens manufactured in fungal culture may affect DNA/RNA of producing fungi
    R R M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, Braga, Portugal
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1070-80. 2009
  5. doi Cordyceps: a traditional Chinese medicine and another fungal therapeutic biofactory?
    R Russell M Paterson
    Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering IBB, Centre of Biological Engineering, Campus de Gualtar, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Phytochemistry 69:1469-95. 2008
  6. ncbi The isoepoxydon dehydrogenase gene PCR profile is useful in fungal taxonomy
    R Russell M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre for Biological Engineering, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:289-93. 2007
  7. ncbi A practical approach for identifications based on mycotoxin characters of Penicillium
    R Russell M Paterson
    Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, and Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:155-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Internal amplification controls have not been employed in fungal PCR hence potential false negative results
    R R M Paterson
    Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    J Appl Microbiol 102:1-10. 2007
  9. ncbi Fungi and fungal toxins as weapons
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Mycol Res 110:1003-10. 2006
  10. ncbi Fungus or bacterium and vice versa?
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca de Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Microbiology 151:641. 2005

Collaborators

  • Ana B Gonçalves
  • Luís Abrunhosa
  • Nelson Lima
  • Armando Venancio
  • Isabel M Santos

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Ganoderma - a therapeutic fungal biofactory
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Phytochemistry 67:1985-2001. 2006
    ..There does appear to be an assumption that the therapeutic effects attributed to the fungus have been proven. The next step is to produce some effective medicines which may be hampered by problems of mass production...
  2. doi Biochemical mutagens affect the preservation of fungi and biodiversity estimations
    R Russell M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057, Braga, Portugal
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:77-85. 2013
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  3. ncbi Toxicology of mycotoxins
    Robert R M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
    EXS 100:31-63. 2010
    ..It is anticipated that more fungal metabolites will be recognized as dangerous toxins and permitted statutory levels will decrease in the future...
  4. doi Mutagens manufactured in fungal culture may affect DNA/RNA of producing fungi
    R R M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, Braga, Portugal
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1070-80. 2009
    ..More work on how mutagens affect the NA of producing fungus in vitro is required. The current review assesses the potential seriousness of the situation with selected papers...
  5. doi Cordyceps: a traditional Chinese medicine and another fungal therapeutic biofactory?
    R Russell M Paterson
    Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering IBB, Centre of Biological Engineering, Campus de Gualtar, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Phytochemistry 69:1469-95. 2008
    ..Polysaccharides and secondary metabolites are of particular interest. The use of genuine anamorphic forms in bioreactors is encouraged...
  6. ncbi The isoepoxydon dehydrogenase gene PCR profile is useful in fungal taxonomy
    R Russell M Paterson
    IBB Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre for Biological Engineering, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:289-93. 2007
    ..Obtaining multiple bands in culture-independent PCR of environmental samples by using the primers could indicate that more than one species is present...
  7. ncbi A practical approach for identifications based on mycotoxin characters of Penicillium
    R Russell M Paterson
    Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, and Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:155-9. 2006
    ..Culture independent analysis of environmental samples is mentioned. The scheme could be used with advantage for other fungi...
  8. ncbi Internal amplification controls have not been employed in fungal PCR hence potential false negative results
    R R M Paterson
    Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    J Appl Microbiol 102:1-10. 2007
    ..The conclusion is that previous reports are compromised because IACs have not been employed in fungal PCR; future research must include this control at an early stage...
  9. ncbi Fungi and fungal toxins as weapons
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Mycol Res 110:1003-10. 2006
    ..This paper indicates how to treat mycotoxicosis and decontaminate mycotoxins. There is considerable confusion and inconsistency surrounding this topic which requires assessment in an impartial and scientific manner...
  10. ncbi Fungus or bacterium and vice versa?
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca de Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Microbiology 151:641. 2005
  11. ncbi The isoepoxydon dehydrogenase gene of patulin biosynthesis in cultures and secondary metabolites as candidate PCR inhibitors
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca da Universidade do Minho MUM, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Mycol Res 108:1431-7. 2004
    ..The gene was detected frequently from Aspergillus section Clavati and Penicillium subgenus Penicillium species. Some strains within certain species were negative for the gene. Detection of the gene product in Byssochlamys is reported...
  12. pmc Biodegradation of ochratoxin a for food and feed decontamination
    Luís Abrunhosa
    IBB, Institute for Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
    Toxins (Basel) 2:1078-99. 2010
    ..A critical discussion about the technical applicability of these strategies is presented...
  13. ncbi Solutions to Penicillium taxonomy crucial to mycotoxin research and health
    R Russell M Paterson
    Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Res Microbiol 155:507-13. 2004
    ..A solution which consists of identifying a Penicillium strain as terverticillate and then undertaking mycotoxin analysis is described...
  14. ncbi FISH and Calcofluor staining techniques to detect in situ filamentous fungal biofilms in water
    Ana B Gonçalves
    Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, and Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:194-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, FISH and Calcofluor staining provide rapid, direct and unambiguous information on the involvement of ff in biofilms which form in water...
  15. ncbi Survey and significance of filamentous fungi from tap water
    Ana B Gonçalves
    Centro de Engenharia Biólogica, Micoteca da Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:257-64. 2006
    ..Rhizopus stolonifer was obtained. However, none of the fungi isolated at mesophilic temperature used could be described as being involved with pathogenicity per se...