R Bergero

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Soil persistence and biodiversity of ericoid mycorrhizal fungi in the absence of the host plant in a Mediterranean ecosystem
    Roberta Bergero
    Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Università di Torino and IPP sez Torino, Viale Mattioli 25, 10125 Turin, Italy
    Mycorrhiza 13:69-75. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Preservation of the Y transcriptome in a 10-million-year-old plant sex chromosome system
    Roberta Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 21:1470-4. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint AT-rich sequences from the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Gigaspora rosea exhibit ARS function in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Roberta Bergero
    Crop and Soil Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK
    Fungal Genet Biol 43:337-42. 2006
  4. pmc Evolutionary strata on the X chromosomes of the dioecious plant Silene latifolia: evidence from new sex-linked genes
    Roberta Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 175:1945-54. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhanced activity of the GmarMT1 promoter from the mycorrhizal fungus Gigaspora margarita at limited carbon supply
    Roberta Bergero
    Crop and Soil Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JG, UK
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:877-85. 2007
  6. pmc Active miniature transposons from a plant genome and its nonrecombining Y chromosome
    R Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 178:1085-92. 2008
  7. pmc Defining regions and rearrangements of the Silene latifolia Y chromosome
    R Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 178:2045-53. 2008
  8. pmc A new plant sex-linked gene with high sequence diversity and possible introgression of the X copy
    V B Kaiser
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:339-47. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Slcyt, a newly identified sex-linked gene, has recently moved onto the X chromosome in Silene latifolia (Caryophyllaceae)
    Vera B Kaiser
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2343-51. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The evolution of restricted recombination in sex chromosomes
    Roberta Bergero
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:94-102. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Soil persistence and biodiversity of ericoid mycorrhizal fungi in the absence of the host plant in a Mediterranean ecosystem
    Roberta Bergero
    Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Università di Torino and IPP sez Torino, Viale Mattioli 25, 10125 Turin, Italy
    Mycorrhiza 13:69-75. 2003
    ..Their persistence could favour the establishment of E. arborea seedlings in pure Q. ilex forests after disturbance phenomena...
  2. doi request reprint Preservation of the Y transcriptome in a 10-million-year-old plant sex chromosome system
    Roberta Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 21:1470-4. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint AT-rich sequences from the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Gigaspora rosea exhibit ARS function in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Roberta Bergero
    Crop and Soil Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK
    Fungal Genet Biol 43:337-42. 2006
    ..Disruption of this element and removal of one TIR increased plasmid stability several fold. The potential for palindromes to affect DNA replication is discussed...
  4. pmc Evolutionary strata on the X chromosomes of the dioecious plant Silene latifolia: evidence from new sex-linked genes
    Roberta Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 175:1945-54. 2007
    ..We can now conclude that the divergence value is saturated, confirming the cessation of X-Y recombination in the evolution of the sex chromosomes at approximately 10-20 MYA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhanced activity of the GmarMT1 promoter from the mycorrhizal fungus Gigaspora margarita at limited carbon supply
    Roberta Bergero
    Crop and Soil Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JG, UK
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:877-85. 2007
    ..We speculate that GmarMT1-encoded protein, with its proved metal binding ability, could regulate the homeostasis of zinc, a fundamental cofactor involved in C metabolism regulation and glucose repression...
  6. pmc Active miniature transposons from a plant genome and its nonrecombining Y chromosome
    R Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 178:1085-92. 2008
    ..In contrast, insertions on the Y chromosomes were present at high frequencies. Their potential contribution to Y degeneration is discussed...
  7. pmc Defining regions and rearrangements of the Silene latifolia Y chromosome
    R Bergero
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 178:2045-53. 2008
    ..Future deletion mapping work should ensure that markers are studied in the parents of deletion mutants and should probably include additional deletions that were not ascertained by causing mutant sex phenotypes...
  8. pmc A new plant sex-linked gene with high sequence diversity and possible introgression of the X copy
    V B Kaiser
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:339-47. 2011
    ..However, SlX9 has higher diversity than other genes on the S. latifolia X chromosome. We evaluate the hypothesis of introgression from the closely related species S. dioica as an explanation for the high sequence diversity observed...
  9. doi request reprint Slcyt, a newly identified sex-linked gene, has recently moved onto the X chromosome in Silene latifolia (Caryophyllaceae)
    Vera B Kaiser
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2343-51. 2009
    ..diclinis and S. latifolia/S. dioica. Diversity at Slcyt is extremely low (pi(syn) = 0.16%), and we find an excess of high frequency-derived variants and a negative Tajima's D, suggesting that the translocation was driven by selection...
  10. doi request reprint The evolution of restricted recombination in sex chromosomes
    Roberta Bergero
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:94-102. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Evidence for degeneration of the Y chromosome in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia
    Gabriel A B Marais
    Universite de Lyon, Universite Lyon 1, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 5558, Laboratoire de Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
    Curr Biol 18:545-9. 2008
    ..We detect signs of degeneration in most of the Y-linked gene sequences analyzed, similar to those of animal Y-linked and neo-Y chromosome genes...