Polona Zalar

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Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. pmc Phylogeny and ecology of the ubiquitous saprobe Cladosporium sphaerospermum, with descriptions of seven new species from hypersaline environments
    P Zalar
    Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Stud Mycol 58:157-83. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Taxonomy and phylogeny of the xerophilic genus Wallemia (Wallemiomycetes and Wallemiales, cl. et ord. nov.)
    Polona Zalar
    Biotechnical Faculty, Biology Department, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:311-28. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Dishwashers--a man-made ecological niche accommodating human opportunistic fungal pathogens
    P Zalar
    Biology Department, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Fungal Biol 115:997-1007. 2011
  4. pmc Low water activity induces the production of bioactive metabolites in halophilic and halotolerant fungi
    Kristina Sepcic
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mar Drugs 9:43-58. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Four new species of Emericella from the Mediterranean region of Europe
    Polona Zalar
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Biology Department, Vecna pot 111, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mycologia 100:779-95. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Extremotolerance in fungi: evolution on the edge
    Cene Gostincar
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 71:2-11. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The genus Eurotium - members of indigenous fungal community in hypersaline waters of salterns
    Lorena Butinar
    National Institute of Chemistry, Laboratory of Biotechnology, Hajdrihova 19, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 51:155-66. 2005
  8. doi request reprint The mycobiota of the salterns
    Janja Zajc
    Biology Department, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, Ljubljana, SI 1000, Slovenia
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 53:133-58. 2012

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Publications8

  1. pmc Phylogeny and ecology of the ubiquitous saprobe Cladosporium sphaerospermum, with descriptions of seven new species from hypersaline environments
    P Zalar
    Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Stud Mycol 58:157-83. 2007
    ..herbarum. Cladosporium langeronii (= Hormodendrum langeronii) previously described as a pathogen on human skin, is halotolerant but has not yet been recorded from hypersaline environments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Taxonomy and phylogeny of the xerophilic genus Wallemia (Wallemiomycetes and Wallemiales, cl. et ord. nov.)
    Polona Zalar
    Biotechnical Faculty, Biology Department, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 87:311-28. 2005
    ..sebi and W. muriae in numerous nucleotides of the SSU and ITS rDNA. This high variation within Wallemia indicates existence of at least two cryptic genera not distinguishable by morphological characters...
  3. doi request reprint Dishwashers--a man-made ecological niche accommodating human opportunistic fungal pathogens
    P Zalar
    Biology Department, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Fungal Biol 115:997-1007. 2011
    ..We conclude that high temperature, high moisture and alkaline pH values typically occurring in dishwashers can provide an alternative habitat for species also known to be pathogenic to humans...
  4. pmc Low water activity induces the production of bioactive metabolites in halophilic and halotolerant fungi
    Kristina Sepcic
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mar Drugs 9:43-58. 2011
    ..The active extracts exclusively affected the growth of the Gram-positive bacterium tested, Bacillus subtilis. None of the extracts tested showed inhibition of acetylcholinesterase activity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Four new species of Emericella from the Mediterranean region of Europe
    Polona Zalar
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Biology Department, Vecna pot 111, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mycologia 100:779-95. 2008
    ..olivicola produced numerous extrolites such as arugosin E, siderin, shamixanthone, sterigmatocystin, terrein, varitriols and aflatoxin B1, of which the latter was detected only in one of the two strains...
  6. doi request reprint Extremotolerance in fungi: evolution on the edge
    Cene Gostincar
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 71:2-11. 2010
    ..These processes are important for understanding the evolution of extremophiles; moreover, they have implications for the emergence of novel fungal pathogens...
  7. ncbi request reprint The genus Eurotium - members of indigenous fungal community in hypersaline waters of salterns
    Lorena Butinar
    National Institute of Chemistry, Laboratory of Biotechnology, Hajdrihova 19, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 51:155-66. 2005
    ..herbariorum, and E. repens contribute to the indigenous fungal community in hypersaline water environments, while E. rubrum, E. chevalieri and "E. halotolerans" are only temporal inhabitants of brine at lower salinities...
  8. doi request reprint The mycobiota of the salterns
    Janja Zajc
    Biology Department, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, Ljubljana, SI 1000, Slovenia
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 53:133-58. 2012
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