Summary: An order of fungi in the phylum ASCOMYCOTA that includes many valuable experimental organisms. There are eight families and very few anamorphic forms.

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  1. Arnaise S, Zickler D, Poisier C, Debuchy R. pah1: a homeobox gene involved in hyphal morphology and microconidiogenesis in the filamentous ascomycete Podospora anserina. Mol Microbiol. 2001;39:54-64 pubmed
    ..These results led us to suppose that pah1 may be a repressor of genes involved in the microconidiation process. Moreover, pah1 is involved in hyphal branching and possibly in the development of female organs. ..
  2. Nowrousian M, Ringelberg C, Dunlap J, Loros J, Kück U. Cross-species microarray hybridization to identify developmentally regulated genes in the filamentous fungus Sordaria macrospora. Mol Genet Genomics. 2005;273:137-49 pubmed
    ..Analysis of gene expression in double mutants revealed a complex network of interaction between the pro gene products...
  3. Nolting N, Pöggeler S. A MADS box protein interacts with a mating-type protein and is required for fruiting body development in the homothallic ascomycete Sordaria macrospora. Eukaryot Cell. 2006;5:1043-56 pubmed
    ..macrospora mating-type locus. These results suggest that the S. macrospora MCM1 protein is involved in the transcriptional regulation of mating-type-specific genes as well as in fruiting body development...
  4. Masloff S, Jacobsen S, Pöggeler S, Kück U. Functional analysis of the C6 zinc finger gene pro1 involved in fungal sexual development. Fungal Genet Biol. 2002;36:107-16 pubmed
    ..crassa genome, we identified hpro1A, another transcriptionally expressed gene, with a similarity of 40% to the pro1 genes, which is present as a single copy gene in N. crassa as well as in S. macrospora...
  5. Nowrousian M, Cebula P. The gene for a lectin-like protein is transcriptionally activated during sexual development, but is not essential for fruiting body formation in the filamentous fungus Sordaria macrospora. BMC Microbiol. 2005;5:64 pubmed
    ..Among these genes was tap1 (transcript associated with perithecial development), a gene encoding a putative lectin homolog...
  6. Waugh M, Ferrin D, Stanghellini M. Colonization of cantaloupe roots by Monosporascus cannonballus. Mycol Res. 2005;109:1297-301 pubmed
    ..M. cannonballus appeared to be most similar to vascular wilt pathogens in its mode of parasitism, but does not spread via the vascular system to above-ground plant tissues...
  7. Nowrousian M, Kück U. Comparative gene expression analysis of fruiting body development in two filamentous fungi. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;257:328-35 pubmed
    ..The analyses revealed similar expression patterns during sexual development for several of the S. macrospora genes when compared with P. confluens...
  8. Nowrousian M, Stajich J, Chu M, Engh I, Espagne E, Halliday K, et al. De novo assembly of a 40 Mb eukaryotic genome from short sequence reads: Sordaria macrospora, a model organism for fungal morphogenesis. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1000891 pubmed publisher
  9. Klix V, Nowrousian M, Ringelberg C, Loros J, Dunlap J, Pöggeler S. Functional characterization of MAT1-1-specific mating-type genes in the homothallic ascomycete Sordaria macrospora provides new insights into essential and nonessential sexual regulators. Eukaryot Cell. 2010;9:894-905 pubmed publisher
    ..macrospora targets and quantitative real-time PCR, we identified genes expressed under the control of SmtA-1 and SmtA-2. Both genes are involved in the regulation of gene expression, including that of pheromone genes...

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  1. Pöggeler S. Phylogenetic relationships between mating-type sequences from homothallic and heterothallic ascomycetes. Curr Genet. 1999;36:222-31 pubmed
    ..Strong inter-relationships were found among homothallic, as well as among heterothallic, members of both genera, indicating that in each genus a change from one reproductive strategy to another might result from one single event...
  2. Nowrousian M, Würtz C, Pöggeler S, Kück U. Comparative sequence analysis of Sordaria macrospora and Neurospora crassa as a means to improve genome annotation. Fungal Genet Biol. 2004;41:285-92 pubmed
    ..Our analysis indicates that due to the high degree of sequence similarity and conservation of overall genomic organization, S. macrospora sequence information can be used to simplify the annotation of the N. crassa genome...
  3. Rech C, Engh I, Kück U. Detection of hyphal fusion in filamentous fungi using differently fluorescence-labeled histones. Curr Genet. 2007;52:259-66 pubmed
    ..The simple and efficient HAMF assay described here could detect even rare fusion events and should be applicable to a broad range of diverse fungal species including those lacking male or female reproductive structures or asexual spores...
  4. Nowrousian M. A novel polyketide biosynthesis gene cluster is involved in fruiting body morphogenesis in the filamentous fungi Sordaria macrospora and Neurospora crassa. Curr Genet. 2009;55:185-98 pubmed publisher
    ..crassa rpks genes showed that one of them is essential for fruiting body formation. These data indicate that polyketides produced by RPKSs are involved in sexual development in filamentous ascomycetes...
  5. Gesing S, Schindler D, Fränzel B, Wolters D, Nowrousian M. The histone chaperone ASF1 is essential for sexual development in the filamentous fungus Sordaria macrospora. Mol Microbiol. 2012;84:748-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Deletion of the histone chaperone genes rtt106 and cac2 did not cause any developmental phenotypes. These data indicate that asf1 of S. macrospora encodes a conserved histone chaperone that is required for fruiting body development...
  6. Pöggeler S, Nowrousian M, Ringelberg C, Loros J, Dunlap J, Kuck U. Microarray and real-time PCR analyses reveal mating type-dependent gene expression in a homothallic fungus. Mol Genet Genomics. 2006;275:492-503 pubmed
    ..Remarkably, the ppg2 gene encoding a putative lipopeptide pheromone is 500-fold down-regulated in the DeltaSmta-1 mutant while in all other sterile mutants this gene is up-regulated...
  7. Nowrousian M, Piotrowski M, Kück U. Multiple layers of temporal and spatial control regulate accumulation of the fruiting body-specific protein APP in Sordaria macrospora and Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genet Biol. 2007;44:602-14 pubmed
    ..These findings highlight multiple layers of temporal and spatial control of gene expression during fungal development...
  8. Engh I, Würtz C, Witzel Schlömp K, Zhang H, Hoff B, Nowrousian M, et al. The WW domain protein PRO40 is required for fungal fertility and associates with Woronin bodies. Eukaryot Cell. 2007;6:831-43 pubmed
    ..macrospora and Neurospora crassa, as shown by fluorescence microscopy, sedimentation, and immunoblot analyses. We discuss the function of PRO40 in fruiting body formation...
  9. Nowrousian M, Frank S, Koers S, Strauch P, Weitner T, Ringelberg C, et al. The novel ER membrane protein PRO41 is essential for sexual development in the filamentous fungus Sordaria macrospora. Mol Microbiol. 2007;64:923-37 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these data show that PRO41 is a novel ER membrane protein essential for fruiting body formation in filamentous fungi...
  10. Elleuche S, Pöggeler S. Beta-carbonic anhydrases play a role in fruiting body development and ascospore germination in the filamentous fungus Sordaria macrospora. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e5177 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that CAs are required for sexual reproduction in filamentous ascomycetes and that the multiplicity of isoforms results in redundancy of specific and non-specific functions...
  11. Powell A, Parchert K, Bustamante J, Ricken J, Hutchinson M, Natvig D. Thermophilic fungi in an aridland ecosystem. Mycologia. 2012;104:813-25 pubmed publisher
    ..All strains belonged to either the Eurotiales or Sordariales (Chaetomiaceae). No particular substrate or microhabitat associations were detected...
  12. Kück U. A Sordaria macrospora mutant lacking the leu1 gene shows a developmental arrest during fruiting body formation. Mol Genet Genomics. 2005;274:307-15 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these data show that pro4 represents a novel mutant type in S. macrospora, in which amino acid starvation acts as a signal that interrupts the development of the fruiting body...
  13. Pöggeler S, Kück U. Highly efficient generation of signal transduction knockout mutants using a fungal strain deficient in the mammalian ku70 ortholog. Gene. 2006;378:1-10 pubmed
    ..PCR generated deletion constructs containing 1000 bp of homologous flanking sequence resulted in a drastically increased gene targeting efficiency. As a consequence, almost all transformants generated carried a disrupted target gene...
  14. Nolting N, Pöggeler S. A STE12 homologue of the homothallic ascomycete Sordaria macrospora interacts with the MADS box protein MCM1 and is required for ascosporogenesis. Mol Microbiol. 2006;62:853-68 pubmed
    ..However, ascus and ascospore development are highly impaired by the Deltaste12 mutation. Our data provide another example of the functional divergence within the fungal STE12 transcription factor family...
  15. Storlazzi A, Tesse S, Ruprich Robert G, Gargano S, Pöggeler S, Kleckner N, et al. Coupling meiotic chromosome axis integrity to recombination. Genes Dev. 2008;22:796-809 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, Rec8 plays related, but synergistic roles with Spo76/Pds5, indicating auxiliary roles for meiotic and mitotic cohesion-associated components...
  16. Kamerewerd J, Jansson M, Nowrousian M, Pöggeler S, Kück U. Three alpha-subunits of heterotrimeric G proteins and an adenylyl cyclase have distinct roles in fruiting body development in the homothallic fungus Sordaria macrospora. Genetics. 2008;180:191-206 pubmed publisher
    ..From the sum of all our data, we propose a model for how different Galpha-subunits interact with pheromone receptors, adenylyl cyclase, and STE12 and thus cooperatively regulate sexual development in S. macrospora...
  17. Zickler D. Observing meiosis in filamentous fungi: Sordaria and Neurospora. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;558:91-114 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, all techniques of this chapter can be easily applied to other filamentous ascomycetes, including other Sordaria and Neurospora species as well as Podospora, Ascobolus, Ascophanus, Fusarium, Neotiella, and Aspergillus species...
  18. Engh I, Nowrousian M, Kück U. Sordaria macrospora, a model organism to study fungal cellular development. Eur J Cell Biol. 2010;89:864-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This review summarizes the results of our recent findings, thus advancing current knowledge of the general principles and paradigms underpinning eukaryotic cell differentiation and development...
  19. Teichert I, Wolff G, Kück U, Nowrousian M. Combining laser microdissection and RNA-seq to chart the transcriptional landscape of fungal development. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:511 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we used laser microdissection (LM) and RNA-seq to determine gene expression patterns in young fruiting bodies (protoperithecia) and non-reproductive mycelia of the ascomycete Sordaria macrospora...
  20. Espagne E, Balhadère P, Penin M, Barreau C, Turcq B. HET-E and HET-D belong to a new subfamily of WD40 proteins involved in vegetative incompatibility specificity in the fungus Podospora anserina. Genetics. 2002;161:71-81 pubmed
    ..In particular, the amino acids present on the upper face of the predicted beta-propeller structure defined by this domain may confer the incompatible interaction specificity...
  21. Pöggeler S, Masloff S, Hoff B, Mayrhofer S, Kück U. Versatile EGFP reporter plasmids for cellular localization of recombinant gene products in filamentous fungi. Curr Genet. 2003;43:54-61 pubmed
    ..In the latter, the heterologous egfp gene is stably inherited during meiotic divisions, as can easily be seen from fluorescent ascospores...
  22. Storlazzi A, Tesse S, Gargano S, James F, Kleckner N, Zickler D. Meiotic double-strand breaks at the interface of chromosome movement, chromosome remodeling, and reductional division. Genes Dev. 2003;17:2675-87 pubmed
    ..Local chromosome remodeling at DSB sites appears to trigger an entire cascade of chromosome movements, morphogenetic changes, and regulatory effects that are superimposed upon a foundation of DSB-independent processes...
  23. Engh I, Nowrousian M, Kück U. Regulation of melanin biosynthesis via the dihydroxynaphthalene pathway is dependent on sexual development in the ascomycete Sordaria macrospora. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;275:62-70 pubmed
  24. Li J, Strobel G. Jesterone and hydroxy-jesterone antioomycete cyclohexenone epoxides from the endophytic fungus Pestalotiopsis jesteri. Phytochemistry. 2001;57:261-5 pubmed
    ..The possible importance of these cyclohexenones to the biology of the endophytic fungus-host plant relationship is also discussed. ..
  25. Gómez Blanco J, Luque D, Gonzalez J, Carrascosa J, Alfonso C, Trus B, et al. Cryphonectria nitschkei virus 1 structure shows that the capsid protein of chrysoviruses is a duplicated helix-rich fold conserved in fungal double-stranded RNA viruses. J Virol. 2012;86:8314-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicate that a 120-subunit T=1 capsid is a conserved architecture that optimizes dsRNA replication and organization...
  26. Nazabal A, Dos Reis S, Bonneu M, Saupe S, Schmitter J. Conformational transition occurring upon amyloid aggregation of the HET-s prion protein of Podospora anserina analyzed by hydrogen/deuterium exchange and mass spectrometry. Biochemistry. 2003;42:8852-61 pubmed
  27. Tesse S, Storlazzi A, Kleckner N, Gargano S, Zickler D. Localization and roles of Ski8p protein in Sordaria meiosis and delineation of three mechanistically distinct steps of meiotic homolog juxtaposition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100:12865-70 pubmed
    ..Mutant phenotypes also divide meiotic homolog juxtaposition into three successive, mechanistically distinct steps; recognition, presynaptic alignment, and synapsis, which are distinguished by their differential dependence on DSBs. ..
  28. Dotsenko G, Semenova M, Sinitsyna O, Hinz S, Wery J, Zorov I, et al. Cloning, purification, and characterization of galactomannan-degrading enzymes from Myceliophthora thermophila. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2012;77:1303-11 pubmed publisher
    ..aGal1 is active towards p-nitrophenyl-?-D-galactopyranoside (PNPG) as well as GM of various structures. The K(m) and k(cat) values are 0.08 mM and 35 sec(-1) for PNPG, and the optimal pH and temperature are 5.0 and 60°C, respectively. ..
  29. Ke Y, Zhi X, Yu X, Ding G, Yang C, Xu H. Combinatorial synthesis of benzimidazole-azo-phenol derivatives as antifungal agents. Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. 2014;17:89-95 pubmed
    ..The EC50 values of V-5 against F. graminearum, A. solani, V. mali, B. cinerea, and C. lunata were 0.09, 0.08, 0.06, 0.07, and 0.11 ?mol/mL, respectively. ..
  30. Uma M, Sudha R, Balaram P. Spermidine as a potential biosynthetic precursor to the 1,5-diazabicyclo[4:3:o]nonene residue in the efrapeptins. J Pept Res. 2001;58:375-9 pubmed
    ..Conversion of elvapeptins to efrapeptins by CuCl/pyridine demonstrates the transformation of the spermidine residue to the 1,5-diazabicyclo[4:3:0]nonene system by oxidative cyclization. ..
  31. Moustafa A, Abdel Azeem A. Thielavia gigaspora, a new thermotolerant ascomycete from Egypt. Microbiol Res. 2008;163:441-4 pubmed
    ..A brief comparison with morphologically related species is given. ..
  32. Bernhards Y, Pöggeler S. The phocein homologue SmMOB3 is essential for vegetative cell fusion and sexual development in the filamentous ascomycete Sordaria macrospora. Curr Genet. 2011;57:133-49 pubmed publisher
  33. Borman A, Desnos Ollivier M, Campbell C, Bridge P, Dannaoui E, Johnson E. Novel Taxa Associated with Human Fungal Black-Grain Mycetomas: Emarellia grisea gen. nov., sp. nov., and Emarellia paragrisea sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol. 2016;54:1738-1745 pubmed publisher
    ..Several fungal species can cause black-grain mycetomas, including Madurella spp. (Sordariales), Falciformispora spp...
  34. Katsimpouras C, Dimarogona M, Petropoulos P, Christakopoulos P, Topakas E. A thermostable GH26 endo-?-mannanase from Myceliophthora thermophila capable of enhancing lignocellulose degradation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:8385-97 pubmed publisher
    ..5 L and Novozyme® 188 resulted in enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of pretreated beechwood sawdust, improving the release of total reducing sugars and glucose by 13 and 12 %, respectively. ..
  35. Balguerie A, Dos Reis S, Ritter C, Chaignepain S, Coulary Salin B, Forge V, et al. Domain organization and structure-function relationship of the HET-s prion protein of Podospora anserina. EMBO J. 2003;22:2071-81 pubmed
    ..Together, our data establish a domain structure-function relationship for HET-s amyloid formation, prion propagation and incompatibility activity. ..
  36. Stipanovic R, Zhang J, Bruton B, Wheeler M. Isolation and identification of hexaketides from a pigmented Monosporascus cannonballus isolate. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:4109-12 pubmed
    ..The (1)H NMR and (13)C NMR of all five compounds are reported. ..
  37. Greif M, Stchigel A, Miller A, Huhndorf S. A re-evaluation of genus Chaetomidium based on molecular and morphological characters. Mycologia. 2009;101:554-64 pubmed
    ..The cephalothecoid species of Chaetomidium were distributed in three unrelated clades, suggesting that the morphological similarity amo'ng these particular species resulted from convergence instead of ancestry. ..
  38. Langston J, Brown K, Xu F, Borch K, Garner A, Sweeney M. Cloning, expression, and characterization of a cellobiose dehydrogenase from Thielavia terrestris induced under cellulose growth conditions. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1824:802-12 pubmed publisher
    ..The TtCDH also shows dramatic synergy with Thermoascus aurantiacus glycoside hydrolase family 61A protein in the presence of a ?-glucosidase for the cleavage of cellulose...
  39. van den Brink J, van Muiswinkel G, Theelen B, Hinz S, de Vries R. Efficient plant biomass degradation by thermophilic fungus Myceliophthora heterothallica. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:1316-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Sexual crossing of two M. heterothallica showed that progenies had a large genetic and physiological diversity. In the future, this will allow further improvement of the plant biomass-degrading enzyme mixtures of M. heterothallica. ..
  40. Pöggeler S, Kuck U. Identification of transcriptionally expressed pheromone receptor genes in filamentous ascomycetes. Gene. 2001;280:9-17 pubmed
    ..crassa, expression of the receptor genes does not occur in a mating type specific manner. Thus, filamentous ascomycetes appear to posses and express pheromone receptor genes. ..
  41. Kim S, Silva C, Evtuguin D, Gamelas J, Cavaco Paulo A. Polyoxometalate/laccase-mediated oxidative polymerization of catechol for textile dyeing. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;89:981-7 pubmed publisher
  42. Saupe S, Clave C, Sabourin M, Begueret J. Characterization of hch, the Podospora anserina homolog of the het-c heterokaryon incompatibility gene of Neurospora crassa. Curr Genet. 2000;38:39-47 pubmed
    ..This suggested that hch does not function as a het gene. However, heterologous expression of the N. crassa het-cPA allele in P. anserina triggers a growth defect reminiscent of the het-c incompatibility reaction. ..
  43. Jernerén F, Sesma A, Franceschetti M, Francheschetti M, Hamberg M, Oliw E. Gene deletion of 7,8-linoleate diol synthase of the rice blast fungus: studies on pathogenicity, stereochemistry, and oxygenation mechanisms. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:5308-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression of the 7,8-LDS gene but not of the second homologue was detected in the suppressor mutant. This suggests that PKA-mediated signaling pathway regulates the dioxygenase and hydroperoxide isomerase activities of M. oryzae. ..
  44. Klyosov A, Dotsenko G, Hinz S, Sinitsyn A. Structural features of ?-(1?4)-D-galactomannans of plant origin as a probe for ?-(1?4)-mannanase polymeric substrate specificity. Carbohydr Res. 2012;352:65-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Considered statistical model and approach allows to characterize both galactomannan structures and enzyme requirements for regions of unsubstituted mannose residues for substrate hydrolysis. ..
  45. Biswas R, Sahai V, Mishra S, Bisaria V. Bioprocess strategies for enhanced production of xylanase by Melanocarpus albomyces IITD3A on agro-residual extract. J Biosci Bioeng. 2010;110:702-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, a 5.2-fold enhancement in overall volumetric productivity of xylanase could be obtained by the mutant in comparison to that obtained on insoluble wheat straw. ..
  46. Badali H, Chander J, Gupta A, Rani H, Punia R, de Hoog G, et al. Fatal cerebral phaeohyphomycosis in an immunocompetent individual due to Thielavia subthermophila. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:2336-41 pubmed publisher an Indian farmer caused by Thielavia subthermophila, a dematiaceous thermophilic fungus in the order Sordariales, and present a review of previous infections from this order...
  47. Guo Z, Li Q, Wang G, Dong F, Zhou H, Zhang J. Synthesis, characterization, and antifungal activity of novel inulin derivatives with chlorinated benzene. Carbohydr Polym. 2014;99:469-73 pubmed publisher
    ..oxysporum) respectively at 1.0 mg/mL. The results indicate that all the inulin derivatives have better antifungal activity than inulin, and the inhibitory index is affected by the chlorine atom grafted to the inulin derivatives. ..
  48. Honarmand Ebrahimi K, Carr S, McCullagh J, Wickens J, Rees N, Cantley J, et al. The radical-SAM enzyme Viperin catalyzes reductive addition of a 5'-deoxyadenosyl radical to UDP-glucose in vitro. FEBS Lett. 2017;591:2394-2405 pubmed publisher
  49. Segers G, Regier J, Nuss D. Evidence for a role of the regulator of G-protein signaling protein CPRGS-1 in Galpha subunit CPG-1-mediated regulation of fungal virulence, conidiation, and hydrophobin synthesis in the chestnut blight fungus Cryphonectria parasitica. Eukaryot Cell. 2004;3:1454-63 pubmed
  50. Sadowski E, Beimforde C, Gube M, Rikkinen J, Singh H, Seyfullah L, et al. The anamorphic genus Monotosporella (Ascomycota) from Eocene amber and from modern Agathis resin. Fungal Biol. 2012;116:1099-110 pubmed publisher
    ..The extant New Caledonian species is assigned to Monotosporella setosa. It was found growing on semi-solidified resin flows of Agathis ovata (Araucariaceae), and is the first record of Monotosporella from modern resin substrates. ..
  51. Lorin S, Dufour E, Boulay J, Begel O, Marsy S, Sainsard Chanet A. Overexpression of the alternative oxidase restores senescence and fertility in a long-lived respiration-deficient mutant of Podospora anserina. Mol Microbiol. 2001;42:1259-67 pubmed
    ..We also suggest that expression of this oxidase in organisms naturally devoid of it could rescue respiratory defects resulting from cytochrome pathway dysfunctions. ..
  52. de Cassia Pereira J, Travaini R, Paganini Marques N, Bolado Rodríguez S, Bocchini Martins D. Saccharification of ozonated sugarcane bagasse using enzymes from Myceliophthora thermophila JCP 1-4 for sugars release and ethanol production. Bioresour Technol. 2016;204:122-129 pubmed publisher
    ..5 FPU per g of cellulose. Higher dry matter contents increased sugars release, but not yields. The fermentation of hydrolysates by Saccharomyces cerevisiae provided glucose-to-ethanol conversions around to 63%. ..
  53. Tessé S, Bourbon H, Debuchy R, Budin K, Dubois E, Liangran Z, et al. Asy2/Mer2: an evolutionarily conserved mediator of meiotic recombination, pairing, and global chromosome compaction. Genes Dev. 2017;31:1880-1893 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, beyond its role as a recombinosome-axis/SC linker molecule, Mer2 has important functions in relation to basic chromosome structure. ..
  54. Nolting N, Bernhards Y, Pöggeler S. SmATG7 is required for viability in the homothallic ascomycete Sordaria macrospora. Fungal Genet Biol. 2009;46:531-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, we showed that transcriptionally down-regulation of Smatg7 disturbs autophagy in S. macrospora. ..
  55. Chatterjee R, Johansson K, Järnström L, Jönsson L. Evaluation of the potential of fungal and plant laccases for active-packaging applications. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:5390-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicate that laccases are useful for active-packaging applications and that the selectivity for reducing substrates is an important characteristic of laccases from different sources. ..
  56. Kool M, Gruppen H, Sworn G, Schols H. Comparison of xanthans by the relative abundance of its six constituent repeating units. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;98:914-21 pubmed publisher
    ..It is, therefore, concluded that xanthan samples should be characterized for both, their molecular composition and the relative abundance of the RUs present. ..
  57. Engel N, Hundt M, Schapals T. Increasing the lignin yield of the Alkaline Polyol Pulping process by treating black liquor with laccases of Myceliophthora thermophila. Bioresour Technol. 2016;203:96-102 pubmed publisher
    ..FT-IR spectra of the obtained lignins revealed that its typical phenolic structure is preserved. ..
  58. van der Gaag M, Debets A, Hoekstra R. Spore killing in the fungus Podospora anserina: a connection between meiotic drive and vegetative incompatibility?. Genetica. 2003;117:59-65 pubmed
    ..We discuss the implications of our results for the understanding of the population genetics of meiotic drive in Podospora. ..
  59. Roy I, Gupta A, Khare S, Bisaria V, Gupta M. Immobilization of xylan-degrading enzymes from Melanocarpus albomyces IIS 68 on the smart polymer Eudragit L-100. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2003;61:309-13 pubmed
    ..1 micro mol ml(-1) min(-1). The immobilized enzyme could be reused up to ten times without impairment of the xylanolytic activity. The immobilized enzyme was also evaluated for its application in pre-bleaching of eucalyptus kraft pulp. ..
  60. Réblová M, Stepánek V. New fungal genera, Tectonidula gen. nov. for Calosphaeria-like fungi with holoblastic-denticulate conidiogenesis and Natantiella gen. nov. for three species segregated from Ceratostomella. Mycol Res. 2009;113:991-1002 pubmed publisher
    ..ligneola with C. ampullasca and C. similis as its synonyms. Natantiella produced sterile mycelium in vitro. ..
  61. Hall C, Welch J, Kowbel D, Glass N. Evolution and diversity of a fungal self/nonself recognition locus. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e14055 pubmed publisher
    ..Distinct allele classes can emerge by recombination and positive selection and are subsequently maintained by balancing selection and divergence of intergenic sequence resulting in recombination blocks between haplotypes. ..
  62. Shao M, Zafar M, Falk M, Ludwig R, Sygmund C, Peterbauer C, et al. Optimization of a membraneless glucose/oxygen enzymatic fuel cell based on a bioanode with high coulombic efficiency and current density. Chemphyschem. 2013;14:2260-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Most importantly, the estimated half-life of the mixed biofuel cell can reach up to 12 h, which is apparently longer than that of a biofuel cell in which the bioanode is based on only one single enzyme. ..
  63. Van Gool M, van Muiswinkel G, Hinz S, Schols H, Sinitsyn A, Gruppen H. Two novel GH11 endo-xylanases from Myceliophthora thermophila C1 act differently toward soluble and insoluble xylans. Enzyme Microb Technol. 2013;53:25-32 pubmed publisher
    ..This is contrary to the general assumption that GH10 xylanases degrade xylans to a higher degree than GH11 xylanases. ..
  64. Silar P, Rossignol M, Haedens V, Derhy Z, Mazabraud A. Deletion and dosage modulation of the eEF1A gene in Podospora anserina: effect on the life cycle. Biogerontology. 2000;1:47-54 pubmed
    ..anserina. (4) Increasing eEF1A gene dosage does not modify P. anserina life cycle parameters, especially longevity is not changed. These data confirm and extend those previously obtained in yeast and Drosophila. ..
  65. Silar P, Barreau C, Debuchy R, Kicka S, Turcq B, Sainsard Chanet A, et al. Characterization of the genomic organization of the region bordering the centromere of chromosome V of Podospora anserina by direct sequencing. Fungal Genet Biol. 2003;39:250-63 pubmed
    ..Synteny analyses between P. anserina and Neurospora crassa show that co-linearity extends at the most to a few genes, suggesting rapid genome rearrangements between these two species. ..
  66. Parkkinen T, Koivula A, Vehmaanperä J, Rouvinen J. Crystal structures of Melanocarpus albomyces cellobiohydrolase Cel7B in complex with cello-oligomers show high flexibility in the substrate binding. Protein Sci. 2008;17:1383-94 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in each complex structure, all glycosyl residues were in the chair (4C(1)) conformation. Implications in relation to the complex structures with respect to the reaction mechanism are discussed. ..
  67. Le Naourès C, Bonhomme J, Terzi N, Duhamel C, Galateau Salle F. A fatal case with disseminated Myceliophthora thermophila infection in a lymphoma patient. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011;70:267-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Melanized fungi are emerging pathogens that require early identification to improve their unfavorable prognosis. ..
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