basidiomycota

Summary

Summary: A phylum of fungi that produce their sexual spores (basidiospores) on the outside of the basidium. It includes forms commonly known as mushrooms, boletes, puffballs, earthstars, stinkhorns, bird's-nest fungi, jelly fungi, bracket or shelf fungi, and rust and smut fungi.

Top Publications

  1. doi The genome of Laccaria bicolor provides insights into mycorrhizal symbiosis
    F Martin
    UMR 1136, INRA Nancy Université, Interactions Arbres Microorganismes, INRA Nancy, 54280 Champenoux, France
    Nature 452:88-92. 2008
  2. ncbi Ethylene signalling and ethylene-targeted transcription factors are required to balance beneficial and nonbeneficial traits in the symbiosis between the endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Iris Camehl
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Pflanzenphysiologie, Jena, Germany
    New Phytol 185:1062-73. 2010
  3. pmc The endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica reprograms barley to salt-stress tolerance, disease resistance, and higher yield
    Frank Waller
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, University of Giessen, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:13386-91. 2005
  4. pmc Broad-spectrum suppression of innate immunity is required for colonization of Arabidopsis roots by the fungus Piriformospora indica
    Sophie Jacobs
    Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use, and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Plant Physiol 156:726-40. 2011
  5. doi Insight into trade-off between wood decay and parasitism from the genome of a fungal forest pathogen
    Ake Olson
    Department of Forest Mycology and Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    New Phytol 194:1001-13. 2012
  6. pmc Next generation sequencing provides rapid access to the genome of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, the causal agent of wheat stripe rust
    Dario Cantu
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24230. 2011
  7. pmc Endophytic life strategies decoded by genome and transcriptome analyses of the mutualistic root symbiont Piriformospora indica
    Alga Zuccaro
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002290. 2011
  8. pmc Generation and analysis of expression sequence tags from haustoria of the wheat stripe rust fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici
    Chuntao Yin
    Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, 99164 6430, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:626. 2009
  9. doi Heterobasidion occidentale sp. nov. and Heterobasidion irregulare nom. nov.: a disposition of North American Heterobasidion biological species
    William J Otrosina
    USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 320 Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Fungal Biol 114:16-25. 2010
  10. pmc The mutualistic fungus Piriformospora indica colonizes Arabidopsis roots by inducing an endoplasmic reticulum stress-triggered caspase-dependent cell death
    Xiaoyu Qiang
    Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use, and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Plant Cell 24:794-809. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Desaturases and Acetylenases from Basidiomycete Fungi
    ROBERT MINTO; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Desaturases and Acetylenases from Basidiomycete Fungi
    ROBERT MINTO; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. GENOME ANALYSIS OF CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS
    Claire Fraser Liggett; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. GENOME ANALYSIS OF CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS
    Claire Fraser Liggett; Fiscal Year: 2001
  5. High through-put detection of fungal pathogens
    JACK FELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Molecular & Population Studies of Disease Coevolution
    PETER THRALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Molecular & Population Studies of Disease Coevolution
    PETER THRALL; Fiscal Year: 2008
  8. Molecular & Population Studies of Disease Coevolution
    PETER HOLMES THRALL; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSING
    Samuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Fet3 (Ferroxidase) and Ftrl (Permease) in Iron Uptake
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications248 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi The genome of Laccaria bicolor provides insights into mycorrhizal symbiosis
    F Martin
    UMR 1136, INRA Nancy Université, Interactions Arbres Microorganismes, INRA Nancy, 54280 Champenoux, France
    Nature 452:88-92. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi Ethylene signalling and ethylene-targeted transcription factors are required to balance beneficial and nonbeneficial traits in the symbiosis between the endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Iris Camehl
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Pflanzenphysiologie, Jena, Germany
    New Phytol 185:1062-73. 2010
    ..The results show that the restriction of fungal growth by ethylene signalling components is required for the beneficial interaction between the two symbionts...
  3. pmc The endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica reprograms barley to salt-stress tolerance, disease resistance, and higher yield
    Frank Waller
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, University of Giessen, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:13386-91. 2005
    ..Because P. indica can be easily propagated in the absence of a host plant, we conclude that the fungus could be exploited to increase disease resistance and yield in crop plants...
  4. pmc Broad-spectrum suppression of innate immunity is required for colonization of Arabidopsis roots by the fungus Piriformospora indica
    Sophie Jacobs
    Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use, and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Plant Physiol 156:726-40. 2011
    ..Our study demonstrates that mutualists, like pathogens, are confronted with an effective innate immune system in roots and that colonization success essentially depends on the evolution of strategies for immunosuppression...
  5. doi Insight into trade-off between wood decay and parasitism from the genome of a fungal forest pathogen
    Ake Olson
    Department of Forest Mycology and Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    New Phytol 194:1001-13. 2012
    ..Our findings establish that saprotrophic wood decay and necrotrophic parasitism involve two distinct, yet overlapping, processes...
  6. pmc Next generation sequencing provides rapid access to the genome of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, the causal agent of wheat stripe rust
    Dario Cantu
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24230. 2011
    ..We used Illumina sequencing to rapidly access the genomic sequence of the highly virulent PST race 130 (PST-130)...
  7. pmc Endophytic life strategies decoded by genome and transcriptome analyses of the mutualistic root symbiont Piriformospora indica
    Alga Zuccaro
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002290. 2011
    ..Here we report on the 25 Mb genome of the mutualistic root symbiont Piriformospora indica (Sebacinales, Basidiomycota) and provide a global characterization of fungal transcriptional responses associated with the colonization of ..
  8. pmc Generation and analysis of expression sequence tags from haustoria of the wheat stripe rust fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici
    Chuntao Yin
    Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, 99164 6430, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:626. 2009
    ..Some genes involved in virulence in other rust fungi have been found to be specifically expressed in haustoria. Therefore, the objective of this study was to generate a cDNA library to characterize genes expressed in haustoria of Pst...
  9. doi Heterobasidion occidentale sp. nov. and Heterobasidion irregulare nom. nov.: a disposition of North American Heterobasidion biological species
    William J Otrosina
    USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 320 Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Fungal Biol 114:16-25. 2010
    ..annosum by replacing the P ISG with Heterobasidion irregulare, and the S ISG with Heterobasidion occidentale...
  10. pmc The mutualistic fungus Piriformospora indica colonizes Arabidopsis roots by inducing an endoplasmic reticulum stress-triggered caspase-dependent cell death
    Xiaoyu Qiang
    Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use, and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Plant Cell 24:794-809. 2012
    ..Our results suggest the presence of an at least partially conserved ER stress-induced caspase-dependent cell death pathway in plants as has been reported for metazoans...
  11. ncbi Phellinus linteus inhibits inflammatory mediators by suppressing redox-based NF-kappaB and MAPKs activation in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophage
    Ho Gyoung Kim
    Department of Biochemistry and Research Institute of Life Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 200 701, Republic of Korea
    J Ethnopharmacol 114:307-15. 2007
    ..Thus, PLBF may provide a potential therapeutic approach for inflammation-associated disorders...
  12. ncbi Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting virulence in the basidiomycete Heterobasidion annosum s.l
    Mårten Lind
    Department of Forest Mycology and Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 7026, 75007 Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Genet 52:35-44. 2007
    ..78 and 4.58 were identified for fungal sapwood growth and lesion lengths, respectively. The QTL probably represent loci important for specific as well as general aspects of virulence on P. sylvestris and P. abies...
  13. doi Styrylpyrone-class compounds from medicinal fungi Phellinus and Inonotus spp., and their medicinal importance
    In Kyoung Lee
    Division of Biotechnology, College of Environmental and Bioresource Sciences, Chonbuk National University, Jeonbuk, Korea
    J Antibiot (Tokyo) 64:349-59. 2011
    ..In this review, the structural diversity, biological effects and biogenesis of styrylpyrone-class polyphenols from medicinal fungi are described...
  14. pmc Identification of expressed genes during compatible interaction between stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis) and wheat using a cDNA library
    Jinbiao Ma
    College of Life Sciences, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, 712100, PR China
    BMC Genomics 10:586. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop an EST database of wheat infected by Pst in order to determine transcription profiles of genes involved in compatible wheat-Pst interaction...
  15. doi Manipulation of plant innate immunity and gibberellin as factor of compatibility in the mutualistic association of barley roots with Piriformospora indica
    Patrick Schafer
    Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Plant J 59:461-74. 2009
    Fungi of the order Sebacinales (Basidiomycota) are involved in a wide spectrum of mutualistic symbioses with various plants, thereby exhibiting unique potential for biocontrol strategies...
  16. ncbi Plant pathology. Deadly wheat fungus threatens world's breadbaskets
    Erik Stokstad
    Science 315:1786-7. 2007
  17. pmc Basidiomycete mating type genes and pheromone signaling
    Marjatta Raudaskoski
    Friedrich Schiller University, Institute of Microbiology, Microbial Phytopathology, Neugasse 25, Jena, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 9:847-59. 2010
    ..Additionally, the pheromone-dependent signaling through monomeric, small GTPases potentially involved in creating the polarized cytoskeleton for reciprocal nuclear exchange and migration during mating is predicted...
  18. pmc Evolving thermostability in mutant libraries of ligninolytic oxidoreductases expressed in yeast
    Eva García-Ruiz
    Department of Biocatalysis, Institute of Catalysis, Madrid, Spain
    Microb Cell Fact 9:17. 2010
    ..The current work describes how to achieve this goal by engineering ligninolytic oxidoreductases (a high-redox potential laccase -HRPL- and a versatile peroxidase, -VP-) functionally expressed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  19. ncbi Distinct biphasic mRNA changes in response to Asian soybean rust infection
    Martijn van de Mortel
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:887-99. 2007
    ..The race-specific resistance phenotype of Rpp2 is manifested in massive gene expression changes after the initial response prior to the onset of rapid fungal growth that occurs in the susceptible genotype...
  20. pmc Mating system of the anther smut fungus Microbotryum violaceum: selfing under heterothallism
    Tatiana Giraud
    Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Batiment 360, Universite Paris Sud, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France
    Eukaryot Cell 7:765-75. 2008
  21. ncbi Biodiversity and systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts as determined by large-subunit rDNA D1/D2 domain sequence analysis
    J W Fell
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Key Biscayne, FL, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50:1351-71. 2000
    ..The intergenic spacer region is recommended for additional differentiation of species and strains...
  22. doi Systemic resistance in Arabidopsis conferred by the mycorrhizal fungus Piriformospora indica requires jasmonic acid signaling and the cytoplasmic function of NPR1
    Elke Stein
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, Heinrich Buff Ring 26 32, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:1747-51. 2008
    ..indica, and jasmonic acid-responsive vegetative storage protein expression was primed and thus elevated in response to powdery mildew, suggesting that P. indica confers resistance reminiscent of induced systemic resistance (ISR)...
  23. pmc Ancient trans-specific polymorphism at pheromone receptor genes in basidiomycetes
    Benjamin Devier
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002 5000, USA
    Genetics 181:209-23. 2009
    ..Here, we analyzed sequences of two pheromone receptors in the Microbotryum fungal species complex (Basidiomycota), which has only two alternate mating types...
  24. ncbi Phylogenetic evidence of host-specific cryptic species in the anther smut fungus
    Mickael Le Gac
    Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR 8079 CNRS UPS ENGREF, Batiment 360, Universite Paris Sud, F 91405 Orsay, France
    Evolution 61:15-26. 2007
    ....
  25. doi Aggressiveness components and adaptation to a host cultivar in wheat leaf rust
    Bénédicte Pariaud
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, UMR 1290 BIOGER, Thiverval Grignon, France
    Phytopathology 99:869-78. 2009
    ..Although leaf rust pathotypes present a clonal structure, quantitative differences were found for aggressiveness traits within a pathotype...
  26. ncbi Systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts: a comparison of large subunit D1/D2 and internal transcribed spacer rDNA regions
    Gloria Scorzetti
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, FL, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 2:495-517. 2002
    ..Combined sequence analysis of the D1/D2 and ITS regions is recommended for species identification, while species definition requires classical biological information such as life cycles and phenotypic characterization...
  27. ncbi Evolutionary instability of ectomycorrhizal symbioses in basidiomycetes
    D S Hibbett
    Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nature 407:506-8. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that mycorrhizae are unstable, evolutionarily dynamic associations...
  28. doi Piriformospora indica confers drought tolerance in Chinese cabbage leaves by stimulating antioxidant enzymes, the expression of drought-related genes and the plastid-localized CAS protein
    Chao Sun
    Institute of Plant Physiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 167:1009-17. 2010
    ..indica in Chinese cabbage leaves during the establishment of drought tolerance. P. indica-colonized Chinese cabbage provides a good model system to study root-to-shoot communication...
  29. doi The mitochondrial genome of Moniliophthora roreri, the frosty pod rot pathogen of cacao
    Gustavo G L Costa
    Laboratório de Genômica e Expressão, Departamento de Genetica, Evolução e Bioagentes, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 13083 970, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Fungal Biol 116:551-62. 2012
    ..roreri is the second species of the genus Moniliophthora whose mtDNA genome has been sequenced, the data presented here contribute valuable information for understanding the evolution of fungal mt genomes among closely-related species...
  30. doi Characterization of a wheat HSP70 gene and its expression in response to stripe rust infection and abiotic stresses
    Ying Hui Duan
    College of Plant Protection and Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology for Agriculture, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, 712100, Shaanxi, People s Republic of China
    Mol Biol Rep 38:301-7. 2011
    ..These results suggest that TaHSC70 plays a role in stress-related responses, and in defense responses elicited by infection with stripe rust fungus and does so via a JA-dependent signal transduction pathway...
  31. ncbi Gene expression analysis in soybean in response to the causal agent of Asian soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi Sydow) in an early growth stage
    D R Panthee
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee, Rm 252, Ellington Plant Sciences, 2431 Joe Johnson Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Funct Integr Genomics 7:291-301. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first microarray analysis of soybean in response to ASR...
  32. doi Gene expression associated with vegetative incompatibility in Amylostereum areolatum
    M A van der Nest
    Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Fungal Genet Biol 48:1034-43. 2011
    ..Results of this study have considerably increased our knowledge of the processes underlying vegetative incompatibility in Basidiomycetes in general and A. areolatum in particular...
  33. doi Analysis of network architecture reveals phylogenetic constraints on mycorrhizal specificity in the genus Orchis (Orchidaceae)
    Hans Jacquemyn
    Department of Biology, KULeuven, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    New Phytol 192:518-28. 2011
    ..Our results provide evidence of the presence of phylogenetic conservatism in mycorrhizal specificity in orchids and demonstrate that evolutionary processes may be an important factor in generating patterns of mycorrhizal associations...
  34. doi Piriformospora indica affects plant growth by auxin production
    Anke Sirrenberg
    Albrecht von Haller Institute for Plant Sciences, Department of Plant Biochemistry, Georg August University Gottingen, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Physiol Plant 131:581-9. 2007
    ..In addition, P. indica was shown to produce IAA in liquid culture. We suggest that auxin production affecting root growth is responsible for, or at least contributes to, the beneficial effect of P. indica on its host plants...
  35. pmc Gene discovery in EST sequences from the wheat leaf rust fungus Puccinia triticina sexual spores, asexual spores and haustoria, compared to other rust and corn smut fungi
    Junhuan Xu
    Pacific Agri Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:161. 2011
    ..The generation of genomic resources for these microbes is leading to novel insights into biology such as interactions with the hosts and guiding directions for breakthrough research in plant pathology...
  36. pmc The barley stem rust-resistance gene Rpg1 is a novel disease-resistance gene with homology to receptor kinases
    R Brueggeman
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6420, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9328-33. 2002
    ..identifying it as the Rpg1 gene. Rpg1 encodes a receptor kinase-like protein with two tandem protein kinase domains, a novel structure for a plant disease-resistance gene. Thus, it may represent a new class of plant resistance genes...
  37. doi Induction of root colonization by Piriformospora indica leads to enhanced asiaticoside production in Centella asiatica
    Jisha Satheesan
    Division of Plant Molecular Biology, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, 695 014 Kerala, India
    Mycorrhiza 22:195-202. 2012
    ..indica-challenged plants compared with the control. Our data demonstrate the potential use of P. indica as a means to enhance plant secondary metabolite production in planta with scope for further field evaluation...
  38. doi Nonhost resistance of rice to rust pathogens
    Michael Ayliffe
    CSIRO Plant Indudtry, Box 1600, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24:1143-55. 2011
    ....
  39. pmc Loss of abaxial leaf epicuticular wax in Medicago truncatula irg1/palm1 mutants results in reduced spore differentiation of anthracnose and nonhost rust pathogens
    Srinivasa Rao Uppalapati
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Cell 24:353-70. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate that PALM1 plays a role in regulating epicuticular wax metabolism and transport and that epicuticular wax influences spore differentiation of host and nonhost fungal pathogens...
  40. ncbi Mating in mushrooms: increasing the chances but prolonging the affair
    A J Brown
    Molecular Pharmacology, GlaxoSmithKline, Medicines Research Centre, Gunnels Wood Road, SG1 2NY, Stevenage, UK
    Trends Genet 17:393-400. 2001
    ..The mating-type genes, which encode pheromones, pheromone receptors and homeodomain transcription factors, have crucial roles in regulating the complex developmental programme by which the dikaryon is formed...
  41. doi Putative origin of clonal lineages of Amylostereum areolatum, the fungal symbiont associated with Sirex noctilio, retrieved from Pinus sylvestris, in eastern Canada
    Marie Josée Bergeron
    Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, 1055 du PEPS, Stn Ste Foy, Quebec, QC, Canada G1V 4C7
    Fungal Biol 115:750-8. 2011
    ..More extended sampling is necessary to determine the origin of this fungal clonal lineage and investigate its probable symbiotic association with native North American Sirex...
  42. ncbi Systemic and local modulation of plant responses by Piriformospora indica and related Sebacinales species
    Frank Waller
    Research Center for BioSystems, Land Use and Nutrition, Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University, Heinrich Buff Ring 26 32, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 165:60-70. 2008
    Piriformospora indica is a fungus of the order Sebacinales (Basidiomycota) infesting roots of mono- and dicotyledonous plants...
  43. doi Identifying differentially expressed genes in leaves of Glycine tomentella in the presence of the fungal pathogen Phakopsora pachyrhizi
    Ruth Elena Soria-Guerra
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61821, USA
    Planta 232:1181-9. 2010
    ..These findings were subsequently confirmed by real time RT-PCR and dot blot hybridization...
  44. doi Diverse Helotiales associated with the roots of three species of Arctic Ericaceae provide no evidence for host specificity
    John F Walker
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    New Phytol 191:515-27. 2011
    ..However, these fungal communities are unlikely to be controlled by fungal host preferences. The mechanisms maintaining high diversity in root-symbiotic communities remain to be elucidated...
  45. doi Genetics and mapping of seedling resistance to Ug99 stem rust in Canadian wheat cultivars 'Peace' and 'AC Cadillac'
    Colin W Hiebert
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Cereal Research Centre, 195 Dafoe Rd, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M9, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 122:143-9. 2011
    ..While further study is needed to determine the relationship between SrCad and other Sr genes on chromosome 6DS, SrCad represents a valuable genetic resource for producing stem rust resistant wheat cultivars...
  46. pmc Isolation of fungal cellobiohydrolase I genes from sporocarps and forest soils by PCR
    Ivan P Edwards
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, 440 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3481-9. 2008
    ..The ability to amplify a key fungal gene involved in plant litter decomposition has the potential to unlock the identity and dynamics of the cellulolytic fungal community in situ...
  47. doi Monodehydroascorbate reductase 2 and dehydroascorbate reductase 5 are crucial for a mutualistic interaction between Piriformospora indica and Arabidopsis
    Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Pflanzenphysiologie, Dornburger Str 159, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 166:1263-74. 2009
    ..2 protein in drought-stressed insertion lines indicated that MDAR2 and DHAR5 are crucial for producing sufficient ascorbate to maintain the interaction between Piriformospora indica and Arabidopsis in a mutualistic state...
  48. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of basidiomycetous yeasts in the Cryptococcus luteolus lineage (Tremellales) based on nuclear rRNA and mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequence analyses: proposal of Derxomyces gen. nov. and Hannaella gen. nov., and description of eigh
    Qi Ming Wang
    Systematic Mycology and Lichenology Laboratory, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    FEMS Yeast Res 8:799-814. 2008
    ..3778(T)=CBS 10826(T)), Derxomyces qinlingensis (AS 2.2446(T)=CBS 10818(T)), Derxomyces simaoensis (AS 2.3571(T)=CBS 10822(T)), Derxomyces wuzhishanensis (AS 2.3760(T)=CBS 10825(T)) and Derxomyces yunnanensis (AS 2.3562(T)=CBS 10821(T))...
  49. pmc Population structure and diversity in sexual and asexual populations of the pathogenic fungus Melampsora lini
    Luke G Barrett
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:3401-15. 2008
    ..Together these results illustrate the important roles of reproductive modes and geographical structure in the generation and maintenance of virulence diversity in populations of M. lini...
  50. doi Characterization of a novel wheat NAC transcription factor gene involved in defense response against stripe rust pathogen infection and abiotic stresses
    Ning Xia
    Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology for Agriculture, College of Plant Protection, Northwest A and F University, 712100, Yangling, Shaanxi, China
    Mol Biol Rep 37:3703-12. 2010
    ..These results indicate that this novel TaNAC4 gene functions as a transcriptional activator involved in wheat response to biotic and abiotic stresses...
  51. doi Wheat leaf rust caused by Puccinia triticina
    Melvin D Bolton
    USDA ARS, Plant Science Research Unit, 411 Borlaug Hall, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Mol Plant Pathol 9:563-75. 2008
    ..triticina/wheat interaction with emphasis on the infection process, molecular aspects of pathogenicity, rust resistance genes in wheat, genetics of the host parasite interaction, and the population biology of P. triticina...
  52. pmc Co-evolutionary interactions between host resistance and pathogen effector genes in flax rust disease
    Michael Ravensdale
    CSIRO Plant Inudstry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Mol Plant Pathol 12:93-102. 2011
    ....
  53. pmc Shared forces of sex chromosome evolution in haploid-mating and diploid-mating organisms: Microbotryum violaceum and other model organisms
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
    Genetics 168:141-6. 2004
    ..the autosomes. We conclude that restricted recombination, rather than asymmetrical sheltering, hemizygosity, or dosage compensation, is sufficient to account for the common sex chromosome characteristics...
  54. pmc Comparative analysis of secreted protein evolution using expressed sequence tags from four poplar leaf rusts (Melampsora spp.)
    David L Joly
    Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, 1055 du PEPS, P, O, Box 10380, Stn, Sainte Foy, Quebec, QC, G1V 4C7, Canada
    BMC Genomics 11:422. 2010
    ..Recently, whole genome sequence data has allowed the prediction of secretomes, facilitating the identification of putative effectors...
  55. doi Evolutionary history of the conifer root rot fungus Heterobasidion annosum sensu lato
    K Dalman
    Department of Forest Mycology and Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 7026, S 75007 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 19:4979-93. 2010
    ..Our data imply that H. irregulare and H. occidentale were colonizing North America via different routes. In conclusion, plate tectonics are likely to have been the main factor influencing Heterobasidion speciation and biogeography...
  56. doi Molecular phylogenetics of the Gloeophyllales and relative ages of clades of Agaricomycotina producing a brown rot
    Ricardo Garcia-Sandoval
    Biology Department, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610, USA
    Mycologia 103:510-24. 2011
    ..White rot and resupinate fruiting bodies appear to be plesiomorphic in Gloeophyllales. Relaxed molecular clock analyses suggest that the Gloeophyllales arose in the Cretaceous, after the origin of Pinaceae...
  57. ncbi Contrasting modes of evolution acting on the complex N locus for rust resistance in flax
    P N Dodds
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Plant J 27:439-53. 2001
    ..However, the third group contains two genes from each haplotype. We suggest that the re-assortment of variation by recombination/gene conversion at this locus is limited by the degree of sequence identity between genes...
  58. pmc Differential gene expression in nearly isogenic lines with QTL for partial resistance to Puccinia hordei in barley
    Xinwei Chen
    Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:629. 2010
    ..The molecular mechanism underpinning partial resistance in these QTL-NILs is unknown...
  59. doi Proteome analysis of wheat leaf rust fungus, Puccinia triticina, infection structures enriched for haustoria
    Xiao Song
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Pacific Agri Food Research Centre, Summerland, BC, Canada
    Proteomics 11:944-63. 2011
    ..Measuring gene expression over several life cycle stages of ten representative candidates using quantitative RT-PCR, all were shown to be strongly upregulated and four expressed solely upon infection...
  60. pmc Rapid genetic change underpins antagonistic coevolution in a natural host-pathogen metapopulation
    Peter H Thrall
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Ecol Lett 15:425-35. 2012
    ..These data strongly support reciprocal coevolution maintaining balanced resistance and infectivity polymorphisms, and highlight the importance of characterising spatial and temporal dynamics in antagonistic interactions...
  61. doi Evidence for increased aggressiveness in a recent widespread strain of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici causing stripe rust of wheat
    Eugene A Milus
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA
    Phytopathology 99:89-94. 2009
    ..Furthermore, these results demonstrate that wheat rust fungi can adapt to warmer temperatures and cause severe disease in previously unfavorable environments...
  62. pmc Cloning of the cytochrome p450 reductase (crtR) gene and its involvement in the astaxanthin biosynthesis of Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous
    Jennifer Alcaíno
    Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    BMC Microbiol 8:169. 2008
    ..Recently, it has been published that the conversion of beta-carotene into astaxanthin requires only one enzyme, astaxanthin synthase or CrtS, encoded by crtS gene. This enzyme belongs to the cytochrome P450 protein family...
  63. doi Salt tolerance of barley induced by the root endophyte Piriformospora indica is associated with a strong increase in antioxidants
    Helmut Baltruschat
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Heinrich Buff Ring 26 32, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    New Phytol 180:501-10. 2008
    ..indica. These findings suggest that antioxidants might play a role in both inherited and endophyte-mediated plant tolerance to salinity...
  64. doi Are basidiomycete laccase gene abundance and composition related to reduced lignolytic activity under elevated atmospheric NO3(-) deposition in a northern hardwood forest?
    John E Hassett
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Microb Ecol 57:728-39. 2009
    ....
  65. doi The role of auxins and cytokinins in the mutualistic interaction between Arabidopsis and Piriformospora indica
    Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Jena Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:1371-83. 2008
    ..indica-induced growth promotion. Finally, a comparative analysis of the phytohormone mutants allows the conclusion that the response to P. indica is independent of the architecture and size of the roots...
  66. pmc Evolution of complex fruiting-body morphologies in homobasidiomycetes
    David S Hibbett
    Biology Department, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1963-9. 2002
    ..A null model of morphological evolution, in which there is no asymmetry in transformation rates, was rejected. These results suggest that there is a 'driven' trend towards the evolution of complex forms in homobasidiomycetes...
  67. pmc Identification of mating type genes in the bipolar basidiomycetous yeast Rhodosporidium toruloides: first insight into the MAT locus structure of the Sporidiobolales
    Marco A Coelho
    Centro de Recursos Microbiológicos, Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2829 516 Caparica, Portugal
    Eukaryot Cell 7:1053-61. 2008
    ....
  68. doi The root-colonizing endophyte Pirifomospora indica confers drought tolerance in Arabidopsis by stimulating the expression of drought stress-related genes in leaves
    Irena Sherameti
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Pflanzenphysiologie, Dornburger Str 159, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:799-807. 2008
    ..indica-colonized seedlings, indicating that this response might also contribute to better survival on soil...
  69. pmc The relative ages of ectomycorrhizal mushrooms and their plant hosts estimated using Bayesian relaxed molecular clock analyses
    David S Hibbett
    Biology Department, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610, USA
    BMC Biol 7:13. 2009
    ..As we were primarily interested in the relative ages of the plants and fungi, we did not attempt to calibrate the molecular clock using the very limited fossil record of Agaricomycetes...
  70. doi Pacific boletes: implications for biogeographic relationships
    Roy E Halling
    Institute of Systematic Botany, Lewis B and Dorothy Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics Studies, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458 5126, USA
    Mycol Res 112:437-47. 2008
    ..Molecular divergence between samples in RPB1 argues against panmixis, and indicates that populations have been isolated for long periods...
  71. doi Molecular evidence for long distance dispersal across the Southern Hemisphere in the Ganoderma applanatum-australe species complex (Basidiomycota)
    Jean Marc Moncalvo
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
    Mycol Res 112:425-36. 2008
    ..This study indicates that dispersal bias plays a more important role than generally admitted to explain the Southern Hemisphere distribution of many taxa, at least for saprobic fungi...
  72. doi Biogeography of Hysterangiales (Phallomycetidae, Basidiomycota)
    Kentaro Hosaka
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Cordley Hall 2082, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 2902, USA
    Mycol Res 112:448-62. 2008
    ..Regardless, models for both ancient and more recent origins of Hysterangiales are consistent with truffle-like fungi being capable of transoceanic dispersal...
  73. pmc A phosphate transporter from the root endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica plays a role in phosphate transport to the host plant
    Vikas Yadav
    School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    J Biol Chem 285:26532-44. 2010
    ..indica. These observations suggest that PiPT is actively involved in the phosphate transportation and, in turn, P. indica helps improve the nutritional status of the host plant...
  74. ncbi Amylocorticiales ord. nov. and Jaapiales ord. nov.: early diverging clades of agaricomycetidae dominated by corticioid forms
    Manfred Binder
    Clark University, Biology Department, Lasry Center for Biosciences, 15 Maywood Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01601, USA
    Mycologia 102:865-80. 2010
    The Agaricomycetidae is one of the most morphologically diverse clades of Basidiomycota that includes the well known Agaricales and Boletales, which are dominated by pileate-stipitate forms, and the more obscure Atheliales, which is a ..
  75. ncbi Do Sebacinales commonly associate with plant roots as endophytes?
    Marc Andre Selosse
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive CNRS, UMR 5175, Equipe co évolution, 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mycol Res 113:1062-9. 2009
    ..Structural and functional aspects of the interaction deserve further studies...
  76. ncbi Evidence of genetic recombination in wheat yellow rust populations of a Chinese oversummering area
    M Mboup
    UMR Bioger CCP, INRA Agro Paris Tech, Thiverval Grignon, France
    Fungal Genet Biol 46:299-307. 2009
    ..The observations of higher rates of sexual spore production in genotypes originating from Tianshui are the very first elements suggestive of the existence of a sexual cycle in this species...
  77. ncbi Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous for the industrial production of astaxanthin
    Marta Rodríguez-Sáiz
    R and D Biology, Antibióticos S A, Avenida de Antibióticos 59 61, 24009 León, Spain
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:645-58. 2010
    ....
  78. ncbi A cell wall extract from the endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica promotes growth of Arabidopsis seedlings and induces intracellular calcium elevation in roots
    Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Pflanzenphysiologie, Dornburger Street 159, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Plant J 59:193-206. 2009
    ..indica. Thus, Ca2+ is likely to be an early signalling component in the mutualistic interaction between P. indica and Arabidopsis or tobacco...
  79. ncbi Kwoniella mangroviensis gen. nov., sp.nov. (Tremellales, Basidiomycota), a teleomorphic yeast from mangrove habitats in the Florida Everglades and Bahamas
    Adele Statzell-Tallman
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Key Biscayne, FL, USA
    FEMS Yeast Res 8:103-13. 2008
    ..The molecular and phenotypic data indicate that this teleomorph should be classified in a novel genus. Therefore, Kwoniella mangroviensis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Type strain CBS 8507), is proposed...
  80. ncbi Complementation of Ustilago maydis MAPK mutants by a wheat leaf rust, Puccinia triticina homolog: potential for functional analyses of rust genes
    Guanggan Hu
    Pacific Agri Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Summerland, BC VOH 1Z0, Canada
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:637-47. 2007
    ..triticina ESTs to U. maydis gene sequences. The U. maydis heterologous expression system allows functional analysis of rust genes, currently frustrated by the lack of efficient transformation and selection procedures...
  81. pmc Haustorially expressed secreted proteins from flax rust are highly enriched for avirulence elicitors
    Ann Maree Catanzariti
    Division of Plant Industry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra ACT, Australia
    Plant Cell 18:243-56. 2006
    ..Addition of an endoplasmic reticulum retention signal inhibited AvrM-induced necrosis, suggesting that both AvrM and AvrP4 can reenter the plant cell after secretion in the absence of the pathogen...
  82. ncbi Tetrapolar fungal mating types: sexes by the thousands
    E Kothe
    Philipps Universitat, Biologie Molekuargenetik, Marburg, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 18:65-87. 1996
    ..Whereas heterobasidiomycetes display a bi-allelic structure for this locus with recognition between one receptor and the opposite pheromone, homobasidiomycetes contain multiple specificities for pheromone receptors and pheromones...
  83. ncbi Contributions of rpb2 and tef1 to the phylogeny of mushrooms and allies (Basidiomycota, Fungi)
    P Brandon Matheny
    Biology Department, Clark University, 950 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:430-51. 2007
    A phylogeny of the fungal phylum Basidiomycota is presented based on a survey of 160 taxa and five nuclear genes. Two genes, rpb2, and tef1, are presented in detail...
  84. ncbi The endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica stimulates the expression of nitrate reductase and the starch-degrading enzyme glucan-water dikinase in tobacco and Arabidopsis roots through a homeodomain transcription factor that binds to a conserved motif in
    Irena Sherameti
    Institute of General Botany and Plant Physiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Biol Chem 280:26241-7. 2005
    ..We propose that the growth-promoting effect initiated by P. indica is accompanied by a co-regulated stimulation of enzymes involved in nitrate and starch metabolisms...
  85. ncbi Worldwide phylogeny of Lactarius section Deliciosi inferred from ITS and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase gene sequences
    Jorinde Nuytinck
    Ghent University, Department of Biology, Research Group Mycology, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Mycologia 99:820-32. 2007
    ..Intercontinental conspecificity is low in general. The name L. deliciosus is wrongfully applied in North and Central America and only two species seem to occur in both Asia and Europe...
  86. doi Secondary structure of ITS2 rRNA provides taxonomic characters for systematic studies--a case in Lycoperdaceae (Basidiomycota)
    Dirk Krüger
    The Botany Department, University of Wisconsin, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Mycol Res 112:316-30. 2008
    ..These consensus structures are illustrated for the clades /Calvatia, /Handkea-Echinatum, /Vascellum, /Morganella, and /Plumbea-Paludosa (Bovista)...
  87. ncbi PYK10, a beta-glucosidase located in the endoplasmatic reticulum, is crucial for the beneficial interaction between Arabidopsis thaliana and the endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica
    Irena Sherameti
    Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Pflanzenphysiologie, Dornburger Str 159, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Plant J 54:428-39. 2008
    ..We propose that PYK10 restricts root colonization by P. indica, which results in the repression of defence responses and the upregulation of responses leading to a mutualistic interaction between the two symbiotic partners...
  88. ncbi Population genetic structure of the polypore Datronia caperata in fragmented mangrove forests
    Jeri Lynn Parrent
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Mycol Res 108:403-10. 2004
    ..These results suggest that despite production of copious basidiospores capable of long distance dispersal, some homobasidiomycete fungi may be susceptible to genetic isolation due to habitat fragmentation...
  89. ncbi Improvement of astaxanthin production by a newly isolated Phaffia rhodozyma mutant with low-energy ion beam implantation
    Z Q Liu
    Institute of Bioengineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, People s Republic of China
    J Appl Microbiol 104:861-72. 2008
    ..Isolation, characterization and identification of Phaffia sp. ZJB 00010, and improvement of astaxanthin production with low-energy ion beam implantation...
  90. pmc Comparative phylogenies and host specialization in the alder ectomycorrhizal fungi Alnicola, Alpova and Lactarius (Basidiomycota) in Europe
    Juliette Rochet
    Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique, Universite de Toulouse, UPS, UMR 5174 EDB, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
    BMC Evol Biol 11:40. 2011
    ..The aim was to develop an evolutionary framework on host specificity and diversification of Basidiomycetes in this highly specialized plant-fungus symbiosis...
  91. pmc Molecular genetics of mating recognition in basidiomycete fungi
    L A Casselton
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 62:55-70. 1998
    ....
  92. ncbi High concentration of basidiolichens in a single family of agaricoid mushrooms (Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae)
    James D Lawrey
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Mycol Res 113:1154-71. 2009
    The Agaricales is the largest and most diverse order of mushroom-forming Basidiomycota, with over 100 natural groups recognized in recent Fungal Tree of Life studies...
  93. ncbi Evidence from population genetics that the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Laccaria amethystina is an actual multihost symbiont
    Melanie Roy
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive CNRS, UMR 5175, Département Biologie des Populations, Equipe Interactions Biotiques 1919 Route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Ecol 17:2825-38. 2008
    ..This first in situ demonstration of a true multihost ability in an ECM species is discussed in terms of ecology and evolutionary biology...
  94. doi Multiple cryptic species with divergent substrate affinities in the Serpula himantioides species complex
    Tor Carlsen
    Microbial Evolution Research Group MERG, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Fungal Biol 115:54-61. 2011
    ..himantioides species complex. Some of the lineages seem adapted to various substrates, but PS5 is able to decay a wide array of angiosperms and gymnosperms, which may have facilitated the spread of this lineage throughout the world...
  95. ncbi Antitumor effects of the partially purified polysaccharides from Antrodia camphorata and the mechanism of its action
    Jun Jen Liu
    Graduate Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 201:186-93. 2004
    ..Besides, the mice serum interleukin-12 levels increased significantly by AC-PS treatment. Considering all these results, it is suggested that AC-PS elicit its anti-tumor effect by promoting a Th1-dominant state and killer activities...
  96. doi High-titer production of astaxanthin by the semi-industrial fermentation of Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous
    Juan Luis de la Fuente
    R and D Biology, Antibióticos S A, Avenida de Antibióticos 59 61, 24009 León, Spain
    J Biotechnol 148:144-6. 2010
    ..This technology can be easily scaled-up to an industrial application for the production of this xanthophyll widely demanded nowadays...
  97. doi Molecular and cytogenetic characterization of a durum wheat-Aegilops speltoides chromosome translocation conferring resistance to stem rust
    Justin D Faris
    USDA ARS Cereal Crops Research Unit, Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Chromosome Res 16:1097-105. 2008
    ..Efforts to reduce Ae. speltoides chromatin in T2BL-2SL*2SS are currently in progress...
  98. ncbi Hybridization among cryptic species of the cellar fungus Coniophora puteana (Basidiomycota)
    Håvard Kauserud
    Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Mol Ecol 16:389-99. 2007
    ..puteana caused by (i) cryptic speciation; (ii) the interplay between natural migration and distribution patterns and probably more recent human mediated dispersal events; and (iii) hybridization and introgression...
  99. ncbi The rpg4/Rpg5 stem rust resistance locus in barley: resistance genes and cytoskeleton dynamics
    Robert Brueggeman
    Department of Crop and Soil Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Cell Cycle 8:977-81. 2009
    ..Pgt may redirect the actin cytoskeleton by inducing modifications of ADF2. The redirection of actin could possibly enable the pathogen to develop a haustoria-plant cell cytoskeleton interface for acquisition of nutrients...
  100. ncbi Phylogenetic placement of plant pathogenic Sclerotium species among teleomorph genera
    Zhihan Xu
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Mycologia 102:337-46. 2010
    ..rolfsii and S. rolfsii var. delphinii. Parsimony analysis grouped two species previously thought to be in the Basidiomycota, S. denigrans and S...
  101. ncbi Using phylogenies of pheromone receptor genes in the Microbotryum violaceum species complex to investigate possible speciation by hybridization
    Benjamin Devier
    Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universiti Paris Sud, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France
    Mycologia 102:689-96. 2010
    ..The ancestor of these species thus possibly arose via hybridization between distant ancestral lineages, although further studies should address alternative hypotheses, such as chance events during lineage sorting...

Research Grants67

  1. Desaturases and Acetylenases from Basidiomycete Fungi
    ROBERT MINTO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In fact, no desaturase or acetylenase enzymes from entire phylum Basidiomycota, which include a very large proportion of acetylene-producing organisms and most fungi involved in wood decay, ..
  2. Desaturases and Acetylenases from Basidiomycete Fungi
    ROBERT MINTO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In fact, no desaturase or acetylenase enzymes from entire phylum Basidiomycota, which include a very large proportion of acetylene-producing organisms and most fungi involved in wood decay, ..
  3. GENOME ANALYSIS OF CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS
    Claire Fraser Liggett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..plant pathogens (such as smuts or rusts) and economically important food sources (mushrooms) within the Basidiomycota, interest in the sequence data will extend from the medical community to the agricultural industry. Because C...
  4. GENOME ANALYSIS OF CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS
    Claire Fraser Liggett; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..plant pathogens (such as smuts or rusts) and economically important food sources (mushrooms) within the Basidiomycota, interest in the sequence data will extend from the medical community to the agricultural industry. Because C...
  5. High through-put detection of fungal pathogens
    JACK FELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Resulting data will be disseminated via GenBank, publications in leading scientific journals and as an inexpensive commercial detection system. ..
  6. Molecular & Population Studies of Disease Coevolution
    PETER THRALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These questions have broad relevance for understanding patterns of variation in host genes involved in pathogen recognition, as well as in the pathogen genes that are their targets. ..
  7. Molecular & Population Studies of Disease Coevolution
    PETER THRALL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These questions have broad relevance for understanding patterns of variation in host genes involved in pathogen recognition, as well as in the pathogen genes that are their targets. ..
  8. Molecular & Population Studies of Disease Coevolution
    PETER HOLMES THRALL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These questions have broad relevance for understanding patterns of variation in host genes involved in pathogen recognition, as well as in the pathogen genes that are their targets. ..
  9. DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSING
    Samuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  10. Fet3 (Ferroxidase) and Ftrl (Permease) in Iron Uptake
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This structure-function characterization of the Fet3p, Ftr1p system will provide significant new understanding of eukaryotic iron trafficking. ..
  11. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the course of these investigations, new molecular reactivity will be developed that will substantially shorten current routes to polycyclic natural _roducts and drug candidates. ..
  12. Mycobacteria in metalworking fluids
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Genetic Determinants of Host Susceptibility to Pulmonary Anthrax
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the course of these investigations, new molecular reactivity will be developed that will substantially shorten current routes to polycyclic natural products and drug candidates. ..
  16. Iron Trafficking to Ribonucleotide Reductases
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work should provide new insight into the assembly of a critical iron prosthetic group in vivo and evidence that this process can be a target for intervention in a viral infection. ..
  17. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In the course of these investigations, new molecular reactivity will be developed that will substantially shorten current routes to polycyclic natural products and drug candidates. ..
  18. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Managing Ionic Iron: Molecular Architecture and Mechanism of Cell Iron Metabolism
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An understanding of how cells suppress this chemistry would make a significant contribution to our eventual elucidation of the molecular basis for the multitude of human pathologies often attributed in part to mismanaged ionic iron. ..
  20. Spore Release Mechanisms in Indoor Fungi
    NICHOLAS MONEY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Furthermore, by focusing upon spore release rather than fungal growth it may be possible to reduce the use of potentially-hazardous chemicals during mold remediation efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. FUNGAL P450 SYSTEMS IN BIODEGRADATION OF HIGHER PAHS-R01ES15543-01
    Jagjit S Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposal will develop appropriate fungal biocatalysts and strategies for PAH bioremediation. ..
  22. Managing Ionic Iron: Molecular Architecture and Mechanism of Cell Iron Metabolism
    Daniel J Kosman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An understanding of how cells suppress this chemistry would make a significant contribution to our eventual elucidation of the molecular basis for the multitude of human pathologies often attributed in part to mismanaged ionic iron. ..
  23. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  24. Managing Ionic Iron: Molecular Architecture and Mechanism of Cell Iron Metabolism
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An understanding of how cells suppress this chemistry would make a significant contribution to our eventual elucidation of the molecular basis for the multitude of human pathologies often attributed in part to mismanaged ionic iron. ..
  25. Ferroxidase (Fet3) and Permease (Ftr1) in Iron Uptake
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  26. Role of RNA silencing as an antiviral defense mechanism in fungi
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  27. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Specific targets include the cognition-enhancing alkaloid huperzine A, morphine, the parent compound of the morphine alkaloids, and N-deacetyllappaconitine, representative of the Delphinium diterpenoid alkaloids. ..
  28. FUNGAL P450 SYSTEMS IN BIODEGRADATION OF HIGHER PAHS-R01ES15543-01
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This proposal will develop appropriate fungal biocatalysts and strategies for PAH bioremediation. ..
  29. Light-regulated genes affecting the pathogen potential of Cryptococcus neoformans
    Alexander Idnurm; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Genetic Determinants of Host Susceptibility to Pulmonary Anthrax
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Ferroxidase (Fet3) and Permease (Ftr1) in Iron Uptake
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  32. Spore Dispersal and Germination in Stachybotrys
    NICHOLAS MONEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Students involved in this work will benefit by gaining extremely valuable laboratory experience, and by making important contributions to our understanding of the biology of Stachybotrys. ..
  33. Managing Ionic Iron: Molecular Architecture and Mechanism of Cell Iron Metabolism
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..An understanding of how cells suppress this chemistry would make a significant contribution to our eventual elucidation of the molecular basis for the multitude of human pathologies often attributed in part to mismanaged ionic iron. ..
  34. Development of Genetic Tools for Clostridium botulinum
    Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In the course of these investigations, new molecular reactivity will be developed that will substantially shorten current routes to polycyclic natural products and drug candidates. ..
  36. Fet3 (Ferroxidase) and Ftrl (Permease) in Iron Uptake
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This structure-function characterization of the Fet3p, Ftr1p system will provide significant new understanding of eukaryotic iron trafficking. ..
  37. DISEASE ON NEW HOSTS: MICROBOTRYUM AS A MODEL SYSTEM
    Janis Antonovics; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Determine the role of genetic factors in the transmission of a pathogen to a new host, c. Determine the role of pathogen specialization in persistence on new hosts. ..
  38. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Specific targets include the cognition-enhancing alkaloid huperzine A, morphine, the parent compound of the morphine alkaloids, and N-deacetyllappaconitine, representative of the Delphinium diterpenoid alkaloids. ..
  39. FET3P (FERROXIDASE) AND FTR1P (PERMEASE) IN IRON UPTAKE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. XENOBIOTIC-OXIDIZING P450 SYSTEM IN A WHITE ROT FUNGUS
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..chrysosporium constructed for this purpose, and/or in vitro assays using expressed enzymes. Optimized P450 conditions and strains will be tested in bench top models of bioremediation. ..
  41. DISEASE ON NEW HOSTS: MICROBOTRYUM AS A MODEL SYSTEM
    Janis Antonovics; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Determine the role of genetic factors in the transmission of a pathogen to a new host, c. Determine the role of pathogen specialization in persistence on new hosts. ..
  42. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..iv) Finally, to investigate mechanisms by which a known hypovirus symptom determinant, p29, alters host phenotype. ..
  43. COPPER METALLOBIOCHEMISTRY IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISAE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Thus, elucidation of the function and modulation of Mac1p in yeast will be broadly relevant to eukaryotic copper and iron metabolism in general. ..
  44. FET3P (FERROXIDASE) AND FTR1P (PERMEASE) IN IRON UPTAKE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. COPPER METALLOBIOCHEMISTRY IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISAE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Thus, elucidation of the function and modulation of Mac1p in yeast will be broadly relevant to eukaryotic copper and iron metabolism in general. ..
  46. XENOBIOTIC-OXIDIZING P450 SYSTEM IN A WHITE ROT FUNGUS
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..chrysosporium constructed for this purpose, and/or in vitro assays using expressed enzymes. Optimized P450 conditions and strains will be tested in bench top models of bioremediation. ..
  47. FET3P (FERROXIDASE) AND FTR1P (PERMEASE) IN IRON UPTAKE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. COPPER METALLOBIOCHEMISTRY IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISAE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Thus, elucidation of the function and modulation of Mac1p in yeast will be broadly relevant to eukaryotic copper and iron metabolism in general. ..
  49. XENOBIOTIC-OXIDIZING P450 SYSTEM IN A WHITE ROT FUNGUS
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..chrysosporium constructed for this purpose, and/or in vitro assays using expressed enzymes. Optimized P450 conditions and strains will be tested in bench top models of bioremediation. ..
  50. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In the course of these investigations, new molecular reactivity will be developed that will substantially shorten current routes to polycyclic natural products and drug candidates. ..
  51. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  52. Molecular Analysis of Mycobacteria in Cutting Fluids
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resulting information will help NORA's objectives by providing practical methods for microbial exposure assessment and database for developing intervention strategies related to MWF exposures. ..
  53. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  54. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Specific targets include the cognition-enhancing alkaloid huperzine A, morphine, the parent compound of the morphine alkaloids, and N-deacetyllappaconitine, representative of the Delphinium diterpenoid alkaloids. ..
  55. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  56. Molecular Analysis of Mycobacteria in Cutting Fluids
    Jagjit Yadav; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The resulting information will help NORA's objectives by providing practical methods for microbial exposure assessment and database for developing intervention strategies related to MWF exposures. ..
  57. DISEASE ON NEW HOSTS: MICROBOTRYUM AS A MODEL SYSTEM
    Janis Antonovics; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Determine the role of genetic factors in the transmission of a pathogen to a new host, c. Determine the role of pathogen specialization in persistence on new hosts. ..
  58. PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Douglass Taber; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Specific targets include the cognition-enhancing alkaloid huperzine A, morphine, the parent compound of the morphine alkaloids, and N-deacetyllappaconitine, representative of the Delphinium diterpenoid alkaloids. ..
  59. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  60. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..iv) Finally, to investigate mechanisms by which a known hypovirus symptom determinant, p29, alters host phenotype. ..
  61. HYPOVIRUS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    Donald Nuss; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. COPPER METALLO-BIOCHEMISTRY IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE
    DANIEL KOSMAN; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Most of the reagents needed to begin this work have been prepared. The details of copper metallobiochemistry which emerge from these studies will provide a paradigm for possible mechanisms of Cu-handling in higher eukaryotes...