Meredith Blackwell

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Multilocus phylogenetic study of the Scheffersomyces yeast clade and characterization of the N-terminal region of xylose reductase gene
    Hector Urbina
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39128. 2012
  2. pmc Phylogenetic distribution of fungal sterols
    John D Weete
    Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, Auburn, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10899. 2010
  3. doi The fungi: 1, 2, 3 ... 5.1 million species?
    Meredith Blackwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Am J Bot 98:426-38. 2011
  4. ncbi Research Coordination Networks: a phylogeny for kingdom Fungi (Deep Hypha)
    Meredith Blackwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Mycologia 98:829-37. 2006
  5. ncbi Henry Carl Aldrich (1941-2005): odyssey of a myxomycetologist
    Meredith Blackwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Mycologia 99:152-5. 2007
  6. ncbi Five novel Candida species in insect-associated yeast clades isolated from Neuroptera and other insects
    Nhu H Nguyen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Mycologia 99:842-58. 2007
  7. ncbi A yeast clade near Candida kruisii uncovered: nine novel Candida species associated with basidioma-feeding beetles
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mycol Res 110:1379-94. 2006
  8. ncbi Yeasts isolated from plant-associated beetles and other insects: seven novel Candida species near Candida albicans
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 8:88-102. 2008
  9. ncbi Expansion of the Candida tanzawaensis yeast clade: 16 novel Candida species from basidiocarp-feeding beetles
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2409-29. 2004
  10. ncbi Four new yeasts in the Candida mesenterica clade associated with basidiocarp-feeding beetles
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Mycologia 97:167-77. 2005

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Publications25

  1. pmc Multilocus phylogenetic study of the Scheffersomyces yeast clade and characterization of the N-terminal region of xylose reductase gene
    Hector Urbina
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39128. 2012
    ..The phylogenetic reconstruction using XYL1 or RPB1 was identical to the multilocus analysis, and these loci have potential for rapid identification of cryptic species in this clade...
  2. pmc Phylogenetic distribution of fungal sterols
    John D Weete
    Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, Auburn, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10899. 2010
    ..Ergosterol has been considered the "fungal sterol" for almost 125 years; however, additional sterol data superimposed on a recent molecular phylogeny of kingdom Fungi reveals a different and more complex situation...
  3. doi The fungi: 1, 2, 3 ... 5.1 million species?
    Meredith Blackwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Am J Bot 98:426-38. 2011
    ..More recent estimates based on high-throughput sequencing methods suggest that as many as 5.1 million fungal species exist...
  4. ncbi Research Coordination Networks: a phylogeny for kingdom Fungi (Deep Hypha)
    Meredith Blackwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Mycologia 98:829-37. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Henry Carl Aldrich (1941-2005): odyssey of a myxomycetologist
    Meredith Blackwell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Mycologia 99:152-5. 2007
  6. ncbi Five novel Candida species in insect-associated yeast clades isolated from Neuroptera and other insects
    Nhu H Nguyen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Mycologia 99:842-58. 2007
    ..Descriptions of these novel yeast species are provided as well as discussion of their ecology in relation to their insect hosts...
  7. ncbi A yeast clade near Candida kruisii uncovered: nine novel Candida species associated with basidioma-feeding beetles
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mycol Res 110:1379-94. 2006
    ..Candida pallodes, C. tritomae, C. lycoperdinae, and C. atbi have been isolated repeatedly in the USA, while the other five new species have been found only at Barro Colorado Island, Panama...
  8. ncbi Yeasts isolated from plant-associated beetles and other insects: seven novel Candida species near Candida albicans
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 8:88-102. 2008
    ..Candida alai was placed near this clade, but no closely related sister taxon was identified. The ecology of the insect-associated yeasts is discussed and compared with the results from other studies...
  9. ncbi Expansion of the Candida tanzawaensis yeast clade: 16 novel Candida species from basidiocarp-feeding beetles
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2409-29. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Four new yeasts in the Candida mesenterica clade associated with basidiocarp-feeding beetles
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Mycologia 97:167-77. 2005
    ..The new species and their type strains are Kodamaea laetipori (type strain NRRL Y-27713 T), Candida derodonti (type strain NRRL Y-2771 1 T), Candida arcana (type strain NRRL Y-27712 T) and Candida plutei (type strain NRRL Y-27715 T)...
  11. doi Scheffersomyces cryptocercus: a new xylose-fermenting yeast associated with the gut of wood roaches and new combinations in the Sugiyamaella yeast clade
    Hector Urbina
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mycologia 105:650-60. 2013
    ..extends the previous findings of associations between certain ascomycete yeasts and lignicolous insects. New combinations were made for 13 asexual members of the Sugiyamaella clade...
  12. ncbi Morphological and ecological similarities: wood-boring beetles associated with novel xylose-fermenting yeasts, Spathaspora passalidarum gen. sp. nov. and Candida jeffriesii sp. nov
    Nhu H Nguyen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA70803, USA
    Mycol Res 110:1232-41. 2006
    ..In addition a morphologically distinct yeast ascospore type is described for Spathaspora...
  13. ncbi Metschnikowia noctiluminum sp. nov., Metschnikowia corniflorae sp. nov., and Candida chrysomelidarum sp. nov., isolated from green lacewings and beetles
    Nhu H Nguyen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 70803, USA
    Mycol Res 110:346-56. 2006
    ..viticola clade, while C. chrysomelidarum was a sister taxon of Candida rancensis. Metschnikowia corniflorae was phylogenetically distinct from other new species and fell outside of the large-spored Metschnikowia group...
  14. pmc The beetle gut: a hyperdiverse source of novel yeasts
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Mycol Res 109:261-5. 2005
    ..The discovery of high yeast diversity in a previously unexplored habitat is a first step toward investigating the basis of the interactions and their impact in relation to ecology and evolution...
  15. ncbi Nine new Candida species near C. membranifaciens isolated from insects
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mycol Res 109:1045-56. 2005
    ..membranifaciens and closely related taxa. C. sinolaborantium occurred in both Panama and the USA, but there were genetic differences between the isolates from the two places...
  16. ncbi Phylogenetics of Saccharomycetales, the ascomycete yeasts
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Mycologia 98:1006-17. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi Three new asexual arthroconidial yeasts, Geotrichum carabidarum sp. nov., Geotrichum histeridarum sp. nov., and Geotrichum cucujoidarum sp. nov., isolated from the gut of insects
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mycol Res 110:220-8. 2006
    ..G. cucujoidarum formed a subclade with G. fermentans and Geotrichum sp. Y-5419, while the two closely related species, G. carabidarum and G. histeridarum, represent a new basal subclade in the clade of Geotrichum and its teleomorphs...
  18. ncbi Wood ingestion by passalid beetles in the presence of xylose-fermenting gut yeasts
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:3137-45. 2003
    ..The consistent association of xylose-fermenting yeasts of almost identical genotypes with passalid beetles across a broad geographical distribution, suggests a significant symbiotic association...
  19. ncbi Three new beetle-associated yeast species in the Pichia guilliermondii clade
    Sung Oui Suh
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 5:87-95. 2004
    ..smithsonii and C. athensensis form a statistically well-supported subclade with P. guilliermondii, C. xestobii, and C. fermentati; C. elateridarum is basal to this subclade...
  20. ncbi Microorganisms in the gut of beetles: evidence from molecular cloning
    Ning Zhang
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 84:226-33. 2003
    ..Examination of all gut regions of living passalids, however, failed to reveal parabasalids, and it is possible that they were parasites in the gut tissue present in low numbers...
  21. ncbi Metschnikowia chrysoperlae sp. nov., Candida picachoensis sp. nov. and Candida pimensis sp. nov., isolated from the green lacewings Chrysoperla comanche and Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
    Sung Oui Suh
    Dept of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1883-90. 2004
    ..Although M. chrysoperlae was isolated from eggs and adult lacewings, suggesting the possibility of vertical transmission, no yeast was isolated from larvae...
  22. doi Trichosporon insectorum sp. nov., a new anamorphic basidiomycetous killer yeast
    Alexandre M Fuentefria
    Centro de Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Mycol Res 112:93-9. 2008
    ..The type strain is CBS 10422(T) (syn. NRRL Y-48120). This anamorphic species produces arthroconidia but not appressoria, and its killer character seems to be associated with dsRNA...
  23. pmc Syspastospora parasitica, a mycoparasite of the fungus Beauveria bassiana attacking the Colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata: a tritrophic association
    Francisco Posada
    Insect Biocontrol Laboratory, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Bldg 011A, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Insect Sci 4:24. 2004
    ..A tritrophic association is reported, involving a Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) infected with Beauveria bassiana, which in turn was infected with Syspastospora parasitica...
  24. ncbi A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi
    David S Hibbett
    Biology Department, Clark University, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
    Mycol Res 111:509-47. 2007
    ..Several genera of 'basal' Fungi of uncertain position are not placed in any higher taxa, including Basidiobolus, Caulochytrium, Olpidium, and Rozella...
  25. ncbi Marchandiobasidium aurantiacum gen. sp. nov., the teleomorph of Marchandiomyces aurantiacus (Basidiomycota, ceratobasidiales)
    Paul Diederich
    Musée national d histoire naturelle, 25 rue Munster, L 2160 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Mycol Res 107:523-7. 2003
    ..Morphological, ultrastructural and molecular data suggest that Marchandiobasidium should not be included in Waitea, but should be treated as a distinct genus...