Frances Trail

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fungal cannons: explosive spore discharge in the Ascomycota
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology and Department of Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 276:12-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of mannitol dehydrogenase and identification of the corresponding cDNA from the head blight fungus, Gibberella zeae (Fusarium graminearum)
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Phytochemistry 61:791-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum)
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 38:187-97. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Ejection mechanics and trajectory of the ascospores of Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fuarium graminearum)
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 42:528-33. 2005
  5. pmc The L-type calcium ion channel cch1 affects ascospore discharge and mycelial growth in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum)
    Heather E Hallen
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 7:415-24. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Fusarium graminearum from expression analysis to functional assays
    Heather E Hallen-Adams
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 722:79-101. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene expression shifts during perithecium development in Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum), with particular emphasis on ion transport proteins
    Heather E Hallen
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:1146-56. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Triacylglyceride metabolism by Fusarium graminearum during colonization and sexual development on wheat
    John C Guenther
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22:1492-503. 2009
  9. pmc Role of Fig1, a component of the low-affinity calcium uptake system, in growth and sexual development of filamentous fungi
    Brad Cavinder
    Genetics Graduate Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 11:978-88. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Deoxynivalenol biosynthesis-related gene expression during wheat kernel colonization by Fusarium graminearum
    Heather E Hallen-Adams
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigam State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Phytopathology 101:1091-6. 2011

Collaborators

  • Heather E Hallen
  • Jeffrey P Townsend
  • Ning Li
  • Marianne Huebner
  • Daren W Brown
  • Robert H Proctor
  • Ludmila V Roze
  • Todd J Ward
  • Scott E Baker
  • Jonathan D Walton
  • Igor V Tetko
  • Martijn Rep
  • Heather E Hallen-Adams
  • Brad Cavinder
  • John C Guenther
  • Weihong Qi
  • Iffa Gaffoor
  • Rubella S Goswami
  • H Corby Kistler
  • Ulrich Guldener
  • Jin Rong Xu
  • Usha Rani Sikhakolli
  • Christina A Cuomo
  • Kye Yong Seong
  • Gerhard Adam
  • Hans Werner Mewes
  • Karen Hilburn
  • Michael J Miller
  • John E Linz
  • Ching Hsun Chiou
  • Ralph Common
  • Francesc Lopez-Giraldez
  • Gretchen A Kuldau
  • Roger R Lew
  • Brad L Cavinder
  • Nancy Wenner
  • Ahmed Hamam
  • Heike Bücking
  • Yair Shachar-Hill
  • Scott Kroken
  • Sarah Calvo
  • Jiqiang Yao
  • Martin Munsterkotter
  • Thomas Baldwin
  • Li Jun Ma
  • Thérèse Ouellet
  • Bruce W Birren
  • Cees Waalwijk
  • Gary Muehlbauer
  • David Nelson
  • Rudolf Mitterbauer
  • Liane R Gale
  • Kim Hammond-Kosack
  • Evan Mauceli
  • Linda J Harris
  • Jon K Magnuson
  • David DeCaprio
  • M Isabel G Roncero
  • Hadi Quesneville
  • Gertrud Mannhaupt
  • B Gillian Turgeon
  • Antonio Di Pietro
  • Kerry O'Donnell
  • Yueh Long Chang
  • John Antoniw
  • Sante Gnerre
  • Martin Urban
  • John C Kennell
  • Chil Kwon
  • Seungho Cho
  • Jayanand Boddu
  • Gary J Muehlbauer
  • Ron Plattner
  • Michael Miller
  • David L Wilson

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Fungal cannons: explosive spore discharge in the Ascomycota
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology and Department of Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 276:12-8. 2007
    ..Few species have been examined in detail, but the results indicate diversity in ascus function that reflects ascus size, fruiting body type, and the niche of the particular species...
  2. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of mannitol dehydrogenase and identification of the corresponding cDNA from the head blight fungus, Gibberella zeae (Fusarium graminearum)
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Phytochemistry 61:791-6. 2002
    ..Comparisons of predicted amino acid sequences of several fungal MtDHs indicated high conservation within the phyla. A possible role for MtDH in generation of turgor pressure for forcible ascospore discharge is discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum)
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 38:187-97. 2003
    ..Comparisons also were made with ESTs from the related fungi, Neurospora crassa and Magnaporthe grisea and the genomic sequence of N. crassa...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ejection mechanics and trajectory of the ascospores of Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fuarium graminearum)
    Frances Trail
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 42:528-33. 2005
    ..This analysis allows us to discount the major sugar component of the epiplasmic fluid, mannitol, as having a key role in driving discharge, and supports the role of potassium ion flux in the mechanism...
  5. pmc The L-type calcium ion channel cch1 affects ascospore discharge and mycelial growth in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum)
    Heather E Hallen
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 7:415-24. 2008
    ..This work extends the role of CCH1 to forcible spore discharge in G. zeae and suggests that this channel has subtle effects on growth and development...
  6. doi request reprint Fusarium graminearum from expression analysis to functional assays
    Heather E Hallen-Adams
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 722:79-101. 2011
    ..Herein we present the techniques we have used in our laboratory to perform expression analyses on life cycle stages of F. graminearum and techniques to functionally characterize those genes identified as potentially interesting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene expression shifts during perithecium development in Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum), with particular emphasis on ion transport proteins
    Heather E Hallen
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:1146-56. 2007
    ..This is the first whole-genome analysis of differential transcript accumulation during sexual development in a filamentous fungus...
  8. doi request reprint Triacylglyceride metabolism by Fusarium graminearum during colonization and sexual development on wheat
    John C Guenther
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22:1492-503. 2009
    ..These results indicate that extensive colonization of plant tissue prior to harvest is essential for subsequent sporulation on crop residues and, thus, has important implications for inoculum reduction...
  9. pmc Role of Fig1, a component of the low-affinity calcium uptake system, in growth and sexual development of filamentous fungi
    Brad Cavinder
    Genetics Graduate Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 11:978-88. 2012
    ..These results are the first report of Fig1 function in filamentous ascomycetes and expand its role to include complex fruiting body and ascus development...
  10. doi request reprint Deoxynivalenol biosynthesis-related gene expression during wheat kernel colonization by Fusarium graminearum
    Heather E Hallen-Adams
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigam State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Phytopathology 101:1091-6. 2011
    ..This suggests the ability of the fungus to rapidly resume toxin biosynthesis in dried infected grain should conducive environmental conditions be present, and provides a possible mechanism for high DON levels in asymptomatic grain...
  11. pmc Characterization of two polyketide synthase genes involved in zearalenone biosynthesis in Gibberella zeae
    Iffa Gaffoor
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:1793-9. 2006
    ..An appreciation of the genetics of zearalenone biosynthesis is needed to understand how zearalenone is synthesized under field conditions that result in the contamination of grain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Microarray analysis of transcript accumulation during perithecium development in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum)
    Weihong Qi
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 276:87-100. 2006
    ..It provides clear evidence that the sexual development in fungi is a complex, multigenic process and identifies genes involved in sexual development of this agriculturally important fungus...
  13. ncbi request reprint The development and differentiation of Gibberella zeae (anamorph: Fusarium graminearum) during colonization of wheat
    John C Guenther
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Mycologia 97:229-37. 2005
    ..Vascular occlusions prevented mycelia from colonizing the stem in 25% of inoculated plants. Implications of these findings are discussed for developing resistant cultivars and improving chemical control of the disease...
  14. pmc Functional analysis of the polyketide synthase genes in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum)
    Iffa Gaffoor
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 4:1926-33. 2005
    ..Expression of one of the PKS genes was not detected under any of 18 conditions tested. This is the first study to genetically characterize a complete set of PKS genes from a single organism...
  15. doi request reprint Transcriptome analyses during fruiting body formation in Fusarium graminearum and Fusarium verticillioides reflect species life history and ecology
    Usha Rani Sikhakolli
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 49:663-73. 2012
    ..Overall, the differences in gene expression reflect the greater role of fruiting bodies in the life cycle and ecology of F. graminearum versus F. verticillioides...
  16. pmc Mid1, a mechanosensitive calcium ion channel, affects growth, development, and ascospore discharge in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae
    Brad Cavinder
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 342 Plant Biology Laboratory, East Landing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 10:832-41. 2011
    ..In comparison to ion channels in other ascomycetes, Mid1 shows remarkable adaptability of roles, particularly with regard to niche-specific adaptation...
  17. pmc Role of cis-acting sites NorL, a TATA box, and AflR1 in nor-1 transcriptional activation in Aspergillus parasiticus
    Michael J Miller
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1539-45. 2005
    ..Because the NorL site appears only once in the aflatoxin gene cluster, its association with the nor-1 promoter may have important implications for the overall regulatory scheme for the aflatoxin pathway...
  18. pmc Chromosomal location plays a role in regulation of aflatoxin gene expression in Aspergillus parasiticus
    Ching Hsun Chiou
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:306-15. 2002
    ..We conclude that the GUS reporter system can be used effectively to measure nor-1 promoter activity and that nor-1 is subject to position-dependent regulation in the A. parasiticus chromosome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genomic analysis of host-pathogen interaction between Fusarium graminearum and wheat during early stages of disease development
    Rubella S Goswami
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Microbiology 152:1877-90. 2006
    ..The mutants for this gene showed reduced sporulation and delayed spread of Fusarium head blight on wheat...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Fusarium graminearum genome reveals a link between localized polymorphism and pathogen specialization
    Christina A Cuomo
    Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Science 317:1400-2. 2007
    ..These regions of genome innovation may result from selection due to interactions of F. graminearum with its plant hosts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Development of a Fusarium graminearum Affymetrix GeneChip for profiling fungal gene expression in vitro and in planta
    Ulrich Guldener
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Center of Life and Food Science, D 85350 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Fungal Genet Biol 43:316-25. 2006
    ..graminearum GeneChip. The F. graminearum GeneChip will help to accelerate exploration of the pathogen-host pathways that may involve interactions between pathogenicity genes in the fungus and disease response in the plant...