Ian R Sanders

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Affiliation: University of Lausanne
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Arbuscular mycorrhiza: the challenge to understand the genetics of the fungal partner
    Ian R Sanders
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Genet 44:271-92. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Preference, specificity and cheating in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    Ian R Sanders
    Institute of Ecology, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Trends Plant Sci 8:143-5. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Nonself vegetative fusion and genetic exchange in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices
    Daniel Croll
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 181:924-37. 2009
  4. pmc High-level molecular diversity of copper-zinc superoxide dismutase genes among and within species of arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi
    Nicolas Corradi
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1970-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Significant genetic and phenotypic changes arising from clonal growth of a single spore of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus over multiple generations
    Martine O Ehinger
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 196:853-61. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Changes in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal phenotypes and genotypes in response to plant species identity and phosphorus concentration
    Martine Ehinger
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 184:412-23. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and host plant preferences revealed by simple sequence repeat and mitochondrial markers in a population of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices
    Daniel Croll
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 178:672-87. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of chromosome termini of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices (Glomeromycota)
    Mohamed Hijri
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:1380-6. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Segregation in a mycorrhizal fungus alters rice growth and symbiosis-specific gene transcription
    Caroline Angelard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 20:1216-21. 2010
  10. pmc Genetic exchange in an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus results in increased rice growth and altered mycorrhiza-specific gene transcription
    Alexandre Colard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:6510-5. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Arbuscular mycorrhiza: the challenge to understand the genetics of the fungal partner
    Ian R Sanders
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Genet 44:271-92. 2010
    ..Here, we show how several key, recently discovered processes concerning the genetics of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi could be essential for ultimately understanding the molecular genetics of this important symbiosis with plants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preference, specificity and cheating in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    Ian R Sanders
    Institute of Ecology, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Trends Plant Sci 8:143-5. 2003
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Nonself vegetative fusion and genetic exchange in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices
    Daniel Croll
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 181:924-37. 2009
    ..The ability to perform genetic crosses between AMF experimentally lays a foundation for understanding the genetics and evolutionary biology of these important plants symbionts...
  4. pmc High-level molecular diversity of copper-zinc superoxide dismutase genes among and within species of arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi
    Nicolas Corradi
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1970-8. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Significant genetic and phenotypic changes arising from clonal growth of a single spore of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus over multiple generations
    Martine O Ehinger
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 196:853-61. 2012
    ..Our results are important for understanding AMF genetics, as well as for researchers and biotechnologists hoping to use AMF genetic diversity for the improvement of AMF inoculum...
  6. doi request reprint Changes in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal phenotypes and genotypes in response to plant species identity and phosphorus concentration
    Martine Ehinger
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 184:412-23. 2009
    ..Local selection may alter the structure of AMF populations and maintain genetic diversity, potentially even within the hyphal network of one fungus...
  7. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and host plant preferences revealed by simple sequence repeat and mitochondrial markers in a population of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices
    Daniel Croll
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 178:672-87. 2008
    ..Host plants in a field could provide a heterogeneous environment favouring certain genotypes. Such preferences may partly explain within-population patterns of genetic diversity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of chromosome termini of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices (Glomeromycota)
    Mohamed Hijri
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:1380-6. 2007
    ..intradicies will be essential for making a physical map of the G. intraradices genome and could provide molecular markers for future studies of genetic variation among nuclei in these multigenomic fungi...
  9. doi request reprint Segregation in a mycorrhizal fungus alters rice growth and symbiosis-specific gene transcription
    Caroline Angelard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 20:1216-21. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate that manipulation of AMF genetics has important consequences for the symbiotic effects on plants and could be used to enhance the growth of globally important crops...
  10. pmc Genetic exchange in an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus results in increased rice growth and altered mycorrhiza-specific gene transcription
    Alexandre Colard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:6510-5. 2011
    ..Exploiting natural AMF genetic variation by generating novel AMF genotypes through genetic exchange is a potentially useful tool in the development of AMF inocula that are more beneficial for crop growth...
  11. doi request reprint Gene organization of the mating type regions in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor reveals distinct evolution between the two mating type loci
    Helene Niculita-Hirzel
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore Building, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 180:329-42. 2008
    ..By contrast, the B locus is in a region where the gene order is likely under a low selection pressure but where gene duplication, translocation and transposon insertion are frequent...
  12. pmc Gene copy number polymorphisms in an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal population
    Nicolas Corradi
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:366-9. 2007
    ..Variation in gene copy number was found for a pseudogene and for three ribosomal genes, providing conclusive evidence for a widespread occurrence of macromutational events in the population...
  13. pmc Recombination in Glomus intraradices, a supposed ancient asexual arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus
    Daniel Croll
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, Lausanne
    BMC Evol Biol 9:13. 2009
    ..Evidence for recombination in AMF is contradictory...
  14. pmc Identification and isolation of two ascomycete fungi from spores of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Scutellospora castanea
    Mohamed Hijri
    Institut d Ecologie, Universite de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:4567-73. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices is haploid and has a small genome size in the lower limit of eukaryotes
    Mohamed Hijri
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Fungal Genet Biol 41:253-61. 2004
    ..intraradices. Our results show that the genome size of G. intraradices is much smaller than estimates of other AMF and that the unusually high within-spore genetic variation that is seen in this fungus cannot be due to high ploidy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Monophyly of beta-tubulin and H+-ATPase gene variants in Glomus intraradices: consequences for molecular evolutionary studies of AM fungal genes
    Nicolas Corradi
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Fungal Genet Biol 41:262-73. 2004
    ..beta-Tubulin phylogeny supported Glomeromeromycota as sister group of the Chytridiomycota. Contrasts between our results and trees previously generated using rDNA sequences are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Fungal sex: meiosis machinery in ancient symbiotic fungi
    Ian R Sanders
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 21:R896-7. 2011
    ..They were thought to have been asexual for hundreds of millions of years. A new study reveals that the fungi actually possess highly conserved genetic machinery for completion of meiosis...
  18. doi request reprint Characterisation of microbial communities colonising the hyphal surfaces of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
    Tanja R Scheublin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    ISME J 4:752-63. 2010
    ..Analysis of amplified 16S rRNA genes indicated that in particular bacteria from the family of Oxalobacteraceae were highly abundant on AMF hyphae, suggesting that they may have developed specific interactions with the fungi...
  19. ncbi request reprint Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomeromycota) harbour ancient fungal tubulin genes that resemble those of the chytrids (Chytridiomycota)
    Nicolas Corradi
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Fungal Genet Biol 41:1037-45. 2004
    ..The specific primers we designed for the AMF tubulins, together with the high molecular variation we found among the AMF species we analysed, make AMF tubulin sequences potentially useful for AMF identification purposes...
  20. doi request reprint Rapid genotypic change and plasticity in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi is caused by a host shift and enhanced by segregation
    Caroline Angelard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    ISME J 8:284-94. 2014
    ..Such genotypic and phenotypic flexibility could be a fast alternative to sexual reproduction and is likely to be a key to the ecological success of AMF. ..
  21. pmc Relatedness among arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi drives plant growth and intraspecific fungal coexistence
    Aurélien Roger
    University of Lausanne, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Lausanne, Switzerland
    ISME J 7:2137-46. 2013
    ..We conclude that AMF relatedness is a driver of plant growth and that relatedness is also a strong driver of intraspecific coexistence of these ecologically important symbionts. ..
  22. pmc Evolution of the P-type II ATPase gene family in the fungi and presence of structural genomic changes among isolates of Glomus intraradices
    Nicolas Corradi
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 6:21. 2006
    ..In parallel, homologous sequences of the P-type II ATPases have been used to determine the nature and amount of polymorphism that is present at these loci among isolates of Glomus intraradices harvested from the same field...
  23. doi request reprint Mycorrhizal symbioses: how to be seen as a good fungus
    Ian R Sanders
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 21:R550-2. 2011
    ..Plants continually encounter many microorganisms. Some are good, but many are bad. Two studies show how beneficial fungi tell the plant to let them in and how the fungus avoids setting off the plant's defense reaction...
  24. pmc High genetic variability and low local diversity in a population of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
    Alexander M Koch
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biology Building, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:2369-74. 2004
    ..These results have direct implications for ecological research and for studying AMF genes, improving commercial AMF inoculum, and understanding evolutionary mechanisms in multigenomic organisms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Low gene copy number shows that arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inherit genetically different nuclei
    Mohamed Hijri
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nature 433:160-3. 2005
    ..The coexistence of a population of many genomes in AMF and their transfer to subsequent generations, therefore, has far-reaching consequences for understanding genome evolution...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rapid disease emergence through horizontal gene transfer between eukaryotes
    Ian R Sanders
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:656-8. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint The mycorrhizal contribution to plant productivity, plant nutrition and soil structure in experimental grassland
    Marcel G A van der Heijden
    Institute of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 172:739-52. 2006
    ..This study shows that AMF play a key role in grassland by improving plant nutrition and soil structure, and by regulating the make-up of the plant community...
  28. ncbi request reprint Microbiology: conspirators in blight
    Ian R Sanders
    Nature 437:823-4. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability in a population of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi causes variation in plant growth
    Alexander M Koch
    Ecol Lett 9:103-10. 2006
    ..This shows that genetic variability in AMF populations could affect host-plant fitness and should be considered in future research to understand these important soil organisms...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evidence of recombination in putative ancient asexuals
    Andrea Gandolfi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Mol Biol Evol 20:754-61. 2003
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