A Elizabeth Arnold

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fungal endophytes limit pathogen damage in a tropical tree
    A Elizabeth Arnold
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:15649-54. 2003
  2. pmc Geopyxins A-E, ent-kaurane diterpenoids from endolichenic fungal strains Geopyxis aff. majalis and Geopyxis sp. AZ0066: structure-activity relationships of geopyxins and their analogues
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706, United States
    J Nat Prod 75:361-9. 2012
  3. pmc Diverse bacteria inhabit living hyphae of phylogenetically diverse fungal endophytes
    Michele T Hoffman
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, 1140 E South Campus Drive, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4063-75. 2010
  4. doi Geographic locality and host identity shape fungal endophyte communities in cupressaceous trees
    Michele T Hoffman
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Plant Sciences, 1140 East South Campus Drive, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Mycol Res 112:331-44. 2008
  5. doi Sesquiterpene quinones and related metabolites from Phyllosticta spinarum, a fungal strain endophytic in Platycladus orientalis of the Sonoran Desert
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706 6800, USA
    J Nat Prod 71:218-22. 2008
  6. doi Host and geographic structure of endophytic and endolichenic fungi at a continental scale
    Jana M U'ren
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Am J Bot 99:898-914. 2012
  7. pmc Maximizing chemical diversity of fungal metabolites: biogenetically related Heptaketides of the endolichenic fungus Corynespora sp. (1)
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85706 6800, USA
    J Nat Prod 73:1156-9. 2010
  8. doi Diversity and evolutionary origins of fungi associated with seeds of a neotropical pioneer tree: a case study for analysing fungal environmental samples
    Jana M U'ren
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Plant Sciences, 303 Forbes Building, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Mycol Res 113:432-49. 2009
  9. pmc Smardaesidins A-G, isopimarane and 20-nor-isopimarane diterpenoids from Smardaea sp., a fungal endophyte of the moss Ceratodon purpureus
    Xiao Ning Wang
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706 6800, United States
    J Nat Prod 74:2052-61. 2011
  10. doi Culture-free survey reveals diverse and distinctive fungal communities associated with developing figs (Ficus spp.) in Panama
    Ellen O Martinson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Microb Ecol 64:1073-84. 2012

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  1. pmc Fungal endophytes limit pathogen damage in a tropical tree
    A Elizabeth Arnold
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:15649-54. 2003
    ..Together, these data demonstrate the capacity of diverse, horizontally transmitted endophytes of woody angiosperms to play an important but previously unappreciated role in host defense...
  2. pmc Geopyxins A-E, ent-kaurane diterpenoids from endolichenic fungal strains Geopyxis aff. majalis and Geopyxis sp. AZ0066: structure-activity relationships of geopyxins and their analogues
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706, United States
    J Nat Prod 75:361-9. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Diverse bacteria inhabit living hyphae of phylogenetically diverse fungal endophytes
    Michele T Hoffman
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, 1140 E South Campus Drive, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4063-75. 2010
    ....
  4. doi Geographic locality and host identity shape fungal endophyte communities in cupressaceous trees
    Michele T Hoffman
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Plant Sciences, 1140 East South Campus Drive, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Mycol Res 112:331-44. 2008
    ..Together, our data show that not only do the abundance, diversity, and taxonomic composition of endophyte communities differ as a function of host identity and locality, but that host affinities of those communities are variable as well...
  5. doi Sesquiterpene quinones and related metabolites from Phyllosticta spinarum, a fungal strain endophytic in Platycladus orientalis of the Sonoran Desert
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706 6800, USA
    J Nat Prod 71:218-22. 2008
    ..When tested in a flow cytometry-based assay, tauranin induced apoptosis in PC-3M and NIH 3T3 cell lines...
  6. doi Host and geographic structure of endophytic and endolichenic fungi at a continental scale
    Jana M U'ren
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Am J Bot 99:898-914. 2012
    ..However, previous sampling has not comprehensively evaluated the biotic, biogeographic, and abiotic factors that structure their communities...
  7. pmc Maximizing chemical diversity of fungal metabolites: biogenetically related Heptaketides of the endolichenic fungus Corynespora sp. (1)
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85706 6800, USA
    J Nat Prod 73:1156-9. 2010
    ..The structures of all new compounds were determined by interpretation of their spectroscopic data and chemical interconversions...
  8. doi Diversity and evolutionary origins of fungi associated with seeds of a neotropical pioneer tree: a case study for analysing fungal environmental samples
    Jana M U'ren
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Plant Sciences, 303 Forbes Building, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Mycol Res 113:432-49. 2009
    ..Our study also elucidates the diversity, taxonomy, and ecology of an important group of plant-associated fungi and highlights some of the advantages and challenges inherent in the use of ITS data for environmental sampling of fungi...
  9. pmc Smardaesidins A-G, isopimarane and 20-nor-isopimarane diterpenoids from Smardaea sp., a fungal endophyte of the moss Ceratodon purpureus
    Xiao Ning Wang
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706 6800, United States
    J Nat Prod 74:2052-61. 2011
    ..More importantly, sphaeropsidin A (8) showed cell-type selectivity in the cytotoxicity assay and inhibited migration of metastatic breast adenocarcinoma (MDA-MB-231) cells at subcytotoxic concentrations...
  10. doi Culture-free survey reveals diverse and distinctive fungal communities associated with developing figs (Ficus spp.) in Panama
    Ellen O Martinson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Microb Ecol 64:1073-84. 2012
    ..In turn, changes in fungal communities during fig development and ripening suggest an unexplored role of yeasts in the context of the fig-pollinator wasp mutualism...
  11. ncbi New insights into classification and evolution of the Lecanoromycetes (Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota) from phylogenetic analyses of three ribosomal RNA- and two protein-coding genes
    Jolanta Miadlikowska
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0338, USA
    Mycologia 98:1088-103. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi Reconstructing the early evolution of Fungi using a six-gene phylogeny
    Timothy Y James
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0338, USA
    Nature 443:818-22. 2006
    ..The enigmatic microsporidia seem to be derived from an endoparasitic chytrid ancestor similar to Rozella allomycis, on the earliest diverging branch of the fungal phylogenetic tree...
  13. doi Anteaglonialides A-F and Palmarumycins CE(1)-CE(3) from Anteaglonium sp. FL0768, a Fungal Endophyte of the Spikemoss Selaginella arenicola
    Ya ming Xu
    Southwest Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706, United States
    J Nat Prod 78:2738-47. 2015
    ..4, 0.5, and 1.6 μM, respectively. ..
  14. pmc Secoemestrin D, a cytotoxic epitetrathiodioxopiperizine, and emericellenes A-E, five sesterterpenoids from Emericella sp. AST0036, a fungal endophyte of Astragalus lentiginosus1
    Ya ming Xu
    Southwest Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706, United States
    J Nat Prod 76:2330-6. 2013
    ..More importantly, secoemestrin D (1) exhibited significant cytotoxicity with IC50 values ranging from 0.06 to 0.24 μM and moderate selectivity to human glioma (SF-268) and metastatic breast adenocarcinoma (MDA-MB-231) cell lines. ..
  15. doi Interannual variation and host affiliations of endophytic fungi associated with ferns at La Selva, Costa Rica
    Mariana Del Olmo-Ruiz
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721
    Mycologia 106:8-21. 2014
    ..However, our data suggest higher phylogenetic richness and stronger host affinities in fern associated endophytes relative to those studied in angiosperms thus far. ..
  16. pmc Fungal endophytes in aboveground tissues of desert plants: infrequent in culture, but highly diverse and distinctive symbionts
    Nicholas C Massimo
    School of Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona, 1140 E South Campus Drive, Forbes 303, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Microb Ecol 70:61-76. 2015
    ..Together, these results provide insight into endophytic symbioses in desert-plant communities and can be used to optimize strategies for capturing endophyte biodiversity at regional scales. ..
  17. pmc Metatranscriptome Analysis of Fig Flowers Provides Insights into Potential Mechanisms for Mutualism Stability and Gall Induction
    Ellen O Martinson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130745. 2015
    ..This study simultaneously evaluates the gene expression profile of both mutualistic partners in a plant-insect mutualism and provides insight into a possible stability mechanism in the ancient fig-fig wasp association. ..
  18. pmc Pervasive Effects of Wildfire on Foliar Endophyte Communities in Montane Forest Trees
    Yu Ling Huang
    School of Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona, 1140 E South Campus Drive, Forbes 303, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Microb Ecol 71:452-68. 2016
    ....
  19. pmc Oxaspirol B with p97 Inhibitory Activity and Other Oxaspirols from Lecythophora sp. FL1375 and FL1031, Endolichenic Fungi Inhabiting Parmotrema tinctorum and Cladonia evansii
    E M Kithsiri Wijeratne
    Natural Products Center, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 East Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706, United States
    J Nat Prod 79:340-52. 2016
    ..Additional biochemical and cellular assays suggested that 2 was a reversible, non-ATP competitive, and specific inhibitor of p97. ..
  20. doi Tissue storage and primer selection influence pyrosequencing-based inferences of diversity and community composition of endolichenic and endophytic fungi
    Jana M U'ren
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 14:1032-48. 2014
    ....
  21. ncbi Diversity, abundance and community network structure in sporocarp-associated beetle communities of the central Appalachian Mountains
    Mary Jane Epps
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Mycologia 102:785-802. 2010
    ..Host association data were used to examine the structure underlying sporocarp-beetle associations. Here we present the first evidence of nested community structure in the sporocarp-beetle interaction network...
  22. doi Origin of pisatin demethylase (PDA) in the genus Fusarium
    Nicholas A Milani
    School of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 49:933-42. 2012
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  23. ncbi Heptaketides from Corynespora sp. inhabiting the cavern beard lichen, Usnea cavernosa: first report of metabolites of an endolichenic fungus
    Priyani A Paranagama
    SW Center for Natural Products Research and Commercialization, Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, 250 E Valencia Road, Tucson, Arizona 85706 6800, USA
    J Nat Prod 70:1700-5. 2007
    ..Dehydroherbarin (5) inhibited migration of both cell lines at concentrations not toxic to these cell lines. This is the first report of metabolites from an endolichenic fungus...
  24. doi Community analysis reveals close affinities between endophytic and endolichenic fungi in mosses and lichens
    Jana M U'ren
    Division of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Microb Ecol 60:340-53. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi Diversity and phylogenetic affinities of foliar fungal endophytes in loblolly pine inferred by culturing and environmental PCR
    A Elizabeth Arnold
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Mycologia 99:185-206. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi Diversity, host affinity, and distribution of seed-infecting fungi: a case study with Cecropia
    Rachel E Gallery
    Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Ecology 88:582-8. 2007
    ..These results reveal complex plant-fungal interactions in soil and provide a first indication of how seed survival in tropical forests may be affected by fungal community composition...
  27. ncbi Diversity and host range of foliar fungal endophytes: are tropical leaves biodiversity hotspots?
    A Elizabeth Arnold
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Ecology 88:541-9. 2007
    ..The challenge remains to recover and identify those elusive and rarely cultured taxa with narrower host ranges, and to elucidate the ecological roles of these little-known symbionts in tropical forests...
  28. ncbi A five-gene phylogeny of Pezizomycotina
    Joseph W Spatafora
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331, USA
    Mycologia 98:1018-28. 2006
    ..Within Leotiomyceta, the supraclass clades of Leotiomycetes s.s. plus Sordariomycetes and Arthoniomycetes plus Dothideomycetes were resolved with moderate support...
  29. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships, host affinity, and geographic structure of boreal and arctic endophytes from three major plant lineages
    K Lindsay Higgins
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:543-55. 2007
    ..Together, these data demonstrate greater than expected diversity of endophytes at high-latitude sites and provide a framework for assessing the evolution of these poorly known but ubiquitous symbionts of living plants...
  30. doi Fungal networks made of humans: UNITE, FESIN, and frontiers in fungal ecology
    Thomas D Bruns
    Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 97720 3102, USA
    New Phytol 177:586-8. 2008