A E Desjardins

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification and heritability of fumonisin insensitivity in Zea mays
    Anne E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Phytochemistry 66:2474-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular biology of Fusarium mycotoxins
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois, 61604, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 119:47-50. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Gibberella ear rot of maize (Zea mays) in Nepal: distribution of the mycotoxins nivalenol and deoxynivalenol in naturally and experimentally infected maize
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:5428-36. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of trichothecene toxins in an Arabidopsis thaliana leaf assay
    Anne E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:6487-92. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Wheat kernel black point and fumonisin contamination by Fusarium proliferatum
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Food Addit Contam 24:1131-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Natural product chemistry meets genetics: when is a genotype a chemotype?
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:7587-92. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A genetic and biochemical approach to study trichothecene diversity in Fusarium sporotrichioides and Fusarium graminearum
    D W Brown
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, USDA ARS, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 32:121-33. 2001
  8. pmc Fusarium species from nepalese rice and production of mycotoxins and gibberellic acid by selected species
    A E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:1020-5. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Biosynthetic and genetic relationships of B-series fumonisins produced by Gibberella fujikuroi mating population A
    R H Proctor
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Nat Toxins 7:251-8. 1999
  10. pmc Tri1 in Fusarium graminearum encodes a P450 oxygenase
    S P McCormick
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2044-51. 2004

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification and heritability of fumonisin insensitivity in Zea mays
    Anne E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Phytochemistry 66:2474-80. 2005
    ..Thus, our data indicate that FB(1)-insensitivity is a relatively rare but heritable trait in maize. We also report the sensitivity of maize to other Gibberella toxins - beauvericin, diacetoxyscirpenol, and moniliformin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular biology of Fusarium mycotoxins
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois, 61604, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 119:47-50. 2007
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  3. doi request reprint Gibberella ear rot of maize (Zea mays) in Nepal: distribution of the mycotoxins nivalenol and deoxynivalenol in naturally and experimentally infected maize
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:5428-36. 2008
    ..The high frequency of 1 contamination and the high virulence of many 1-producers are of concern because maize is a staple food of rural populations in Nepal and because 1 has proven to be more toxic than 2 to animals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of trichothecene toxins in an Arabidopsis thaliana leaf assay
    Anne E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:6487-92. 2007
    ..Thus, the increase in structural complexity along the trichothecene biosynthetic pathway in Fusarium is not necessarily associated with an increase in phytotoxicity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Wheat kernel black point and fumonisin contamination by Fusarium proliferatum
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Food Addit Contam 24:1131-7. 2007
    ..The data indicate a potential for fumonisin contamination of wheat infected with F. proliferatum...
  6. doi request reprint Natural product chemistry meets genetics: when is a genotype a chemotype?
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:7587-92. 2008
    ..The obvious and appropriate solution is to retain the established meanings of genotype and chemotype, both of which have been in use for half a century in the fields of genetics and natural product chemistry...
  7. ncbi request reprint A genetic and biochemical approach to study trichothecene diversity in Fusarium sporotrichioides and Fusarium graminearum
    D W Brown
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, USDA ARS, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 32:121-33. 2001
    ..Sequence analysis indicated that F. graminearum TRI7 (FgTRI7) is nonfunctional. This is consistent with the fact that the FgTRI7 product is not required for DON synthesis in F. graminearum because C-4 is not oxygenated...
  8. pmc Fusarium species from nepalese rice and production of mycotoxins and gibberellic acid by selected species
    A E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:1020-5. 2000
    ..zeae, Nepalese rice showed no detectable contamination with these mycotoxins. Effective traditional practices for grain drying and storage may prevent contamination of Nepalese rice with Fusarium mycotoxins...
  9. ncbi request reprint Biosynthetic and genetic relationships of B-series fumonisins produced by Gibberella fujikuroi mating population A
    R H Proctor
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Nat Toxins 7:251-8. 1999
    ..The results from these assays suggest a previously unrecognized branch in the fumonisin biosynthetic pathway...
  10. pmc Tri1 in Fusarium graminearum encodes a P450 oxygenase
    S P McCormick
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2044-51. 2004
    ..Despite the relatively low level of DNA and amino acid sequence similarity between the two genes, LH1 from G. zeae is the probable homologue of Tri1, which encodes a cytochrome P450 required for C-8 oxygenation in F. sporotrichioides...
  11. pmc Deletion and complementation of the mating type (MAT) locus of the wheat head blight pathogen Gibberella zeae
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2437-44. 2004
    ..Availability of MAT-null and MAT-complemented strains provides a means to determine the importance of ascospores in the biology of G. zeae and perhaps to identify novel approaches to control wheat head blight...
  12. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Fusarium species and mycotoxins in nepalese maize and wheat and the effect of traditional processing methods on mycotoxin levels
    A E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 48:1377-83. 2000
    ..Fumonisins and DON were not eliminated by traditional fermentation for producing maize beer, but Nepalese rural and urban women were able to detoxify contaminated maize by hand-sorting visibly diseased kernels...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis of aberrant virulence of Gibberella zeae following transformation-mediated complementation of a trichothecene-deficient (Tri5) mutant
    A E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Microbiology 146:2059-68. 2000
    ..These results confirm previous findings that trichothecenes contribute to the virulence of G. zeae, but also demonstrate that manipulating this fungus in the laboratory may cause it to undergo subtle changes that reduce its virulence...
  14. ncbi request reprint FUM1--a gene required for fumonisin biosynthesis but not for maize ear rot and ear infection by Gibberella moniliformis in field tests
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:1157-64. 2002
    ..This evidence confirms that fumonisins are not required for G. moniliformis to cause maize ear rot and ear infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fumonisin B(1)-nonproducing strains of Fusarium verticillioides cause maize (Zea mays) ear infection and ear rot
    A E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 48:5773-80. 2000
    ..These results indicate that production of FB(1), FB(2), or FB(3) is not required for F. verticillioides to cause maize ear infection and ear rot...
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of fumonisin contamination and the presence of Fusarium in wheat with kernel black point disease in the United States
    M Busman
    Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens and Mycology Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 29:1092-100. 2012
    ..The observations made provide evidence that fumonisins are not likely to be a factor contributing to the ability of Fusarium to cause kernel black point disease...
  17. pmc Isolation and characterization of Tri3, a gene encoding 15-O-acetyltransferase from Fusarium sporotrichioides
    S P McCormick
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 62:353-9. 1996
    ..Our results show that Tri3 encodes an acetyltransferase that converts 15-decalonectrin to calonectrin...
  18. pmc Trichothecene biosynthesis in Fusarium species: chemistry, genetics, and significance
    A E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois 61604
    Microbiol Rev 57:595-604. 1993
    ..Understanding the regulation and function of trichothecene biosynthesis may aid in development of new strategies for controlling their production in food and feed products...
  19. doi request reprint Biosynthesis ofFusarium mycotoxins and genomics ofFusarium verticillioides
    R H Proctor
    US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, Illinois, USA
    Mycotoxin Res 22:75-8. 2006
    ..These findings provide further evidence that the evolution of mycotoxin biosynthesis inFusarium has not always been congruent with the evolution of species...
  20. ncbi request reprint Isolation and gene disruption of the Tox5 gene encoding trichodiene synthase in Gibberella pulicaris
    T M Hohn
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL 61604
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 5:249-56. 1992
    ..These results demonstrate the feasibility of using gene disruption in G. pulicaris and suggest a general method for obtaining Tox5- mutants in other trichothecene-producing fungi...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fumonisin production in the maize pathogen Fusarium verticillioides: genetic basis of naturally occurring chemical variation
    Robert H Proctor
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:2424-30. 2006
    ..These results provide the first direct evidence that altered fumonisin production phenotypes of naturally occurring F. verticillioides variants can result from single point mutations in the FUM cluster...
  22. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of a cytochrome P-450 is a determinant of trichothecene diversity in Fusarium species
    Daren W Brown
    Mycotoxin Research Unit, USDA ARS, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 36:224-33. 2002
    ..These genetic observations are consistent with chemical observations that biosynthesis of T-2 toxin and NIV requires a C-4 hydroxylase while biosynthesis of DON does not...
  23. ncbi request reprint Co-expression of 15 contiguous genes delineates a fumonisin biosynthetic gene cluster in Gibberella moniliformis
    Robert H Proctor
    US Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agriculture Research Service, 1815 North University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 38:237-49. 2003
    ..Disruption of two of the new genes, encoding longevity assurance factors, had no apparent effect on fumonisin production, but disruption of a third, encoding an ABC transporter, had a subtle effect on ratios of fumonisins produced...
  24. doi request reprint Evidence that a secondary metabolic biosynthetic gene cluster has grown by gene relocation during evolution of the filamentous fungus Fusarium
    Robert H Proctor
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA
    Mol Microbiol 74:1128-42. 2009
    ..Thus, evolutionary forces have driven consolidation of TRI genes into fewer loci in some fusaria but have maintained three distinct TRI loci in others...
  25. doi request reprint From yellow rain to green wheat: 25 years of trichothecene biosynthesis research
    Anne E Desjardins
    US Department of Agriculture, Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 57:4478-84. 2009
    ..This interdisciplinary research placed trichothecenes in the unique class of fungal metabolites that not only cause mycotoxicoses in animals but also are virulence factors in plant disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research on pre-harvest prevention of mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in US crops
    Thomas E Cleveland
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 59:629-42. 2003
    ..This research effort could potentially save affected agricultural industries hundreds of millions of dollars during years of serious mycotoxin outbreaks...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patterns of trichothecene production, genetic variability, and virulence to wheat of Fusarium graminearum from smallholder farms in Nepal
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6341-6. 2004
    ..These data support the hypothesis that production of deoxynivalenol rather than nivalenol confers a selective advantage to this important wheat pathogen...
  28. ncbi request reprint Maize ear rot and moniliformin contamination by cryptic species of Fusarium subglutinans
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:7383-90. 2006
    ..These data indicate that moniliformin production is highly variable in F. subglutinans from U.S. maize and that production may not be required for the fungus to cause maize ear rot...
  29. doi request reprint Mycotoxins in developing countries: A case study of maize in Nepal
    A E Desjardins
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA ARS, 61604, Peoria, IL, USA
    Mycotoxin Res 22:92-5. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Gibberella from A (venaceae) to Z (eae)
    Anne E Desjardins
    Mycotoxin Research, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA, ARS, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 41:177-98. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Evidence for recombination and segregation of virulence to pine in a hybrid cross between Gibberella circinata and G. subglutinans
    Christopher J Friel
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Mycol Res 111:827-31. 2007
    ..This limited interfertility supports retention of G. circinata and G. subglutinans as separate species, but offers opportunities to characterize the inheritance of virulence to pine...