Cameron R Currie

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evolution and Ecology of Actinobacteria and Their Bioenergy Applications
    Gina R Lewin
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53706 email
    Annu Rev Microbiol 70:235-54. 2016
  2. pmc Complete Genome of Serratia sp. Strain FGI 94, a Strain Associated with Leaf-Cutter Ant Fungus Gardens
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Genome Announc 1:e0023912. 2013
  3. pmc Complex host-pathogen coevolution in the Apterostigma fungus-growing ant-microbe symbiosis
    Nicole M Gerardo
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:88. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Coevolved crypts and exocrine glands support mutualistic bacteria in fungus-growing ants
    Cameron R Currie
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 311:81-3. 2006
  5. pmc Leucoagaricus gongylophorus produces diverse enzymes for the degradation of recalcitrant plant polymers in leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3770-8. 2013
  6. pmc An insect herbivore microbiome with high plant biomass-degrading capacity
    Garret Suen
    Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 6:e1001129. 2010
  7. pmc Cellulose-degrading bacteria associated with the invasive woodwasp Sirex noctilio
    Aaron S Adams
    Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    ISME J 5:1323-31. 2011
  8. pmc Specificity in the symbiotic association between fungus-growing ants and protective Pseudonocardia bacteria
    Matias J Cafaro
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 4325 Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1814-22. 2011
  9. pmc Aerobic deconstruction of cellulosic biomass by an insect-associated Streptomyces
    Taichi E Takasuka
    DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    Sci Rep 3:1030. 2013
  10. pmc Comparison of 26 sphingomonad genomes reveals diverse environmental adaptations and biodegradative capabilities
    Frank O Aylward
    DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3724-33. 2013

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Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Evolution and Ecology of Actinobacteria and Their Bioenergy Applications
    Gina R Lewin
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53706 email
    Annu Rev Microbiol 70:235-54. 2016
    ..Furthermore, harnessing their ability to biosynthesize a range of small molecules has potential for the production of specialty biofuels. ..
  2. pmc Complete Genome of Serratia sp. Strain FGI 94, a Strain Associated with Leaf-Cutter Ant Fungus Gardens
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Genome Announc 1:e0023912. 2013
    ..Analysis of its 4.86-Mbp chromosome will help advance our knowledge of symbiotic interactions and plant biomass degradation in this ancient ant-fungus mutualism...
  3. pmc Complex host-pathogen coevolution in the Apterostigma fungus-growing ant-microbe symbiosis
    Nicole M Gerardo
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:88. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Coevolved crypts and exocrine glands support mutualistic bacteria in fungus-growing ants
    Cameron R Currie
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 311:81-3. 2006
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  5. pmc Leucoagaricus gongylophorus produces diverse enzymes for the degradation of recalcitrant plant polymers in leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3770-8. 2013
    ..Our study provides a detailed analysis of plant biomass degradation in leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens and insight into the enzymes underlying the symbiosis between these dominant herbivores and their obligate fungal cultivar...
  6. pmc An insect herbivore microbiome with high plant biomass-degrading capacity
    Garret Suen
    Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 6:e1001129. 2010
    ..Given the recent interest in cellulosic biofuels, understanding how large-scale and rapid plant biomass degradation occurs in a highly evolved insect herbivore is of particular relevance for bioenergy...
  7. pmc Cellulose-degrading bacteria associated with the invasive woodwasp Sirex noctilio
    Aaron S Adams
    Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    ISME J 5:1323-31. 2011
    ..noctilio, thus contributing to its ability to be established in forested habitats worldwide...
  8. pmc Specificity in the symbiotic association between fungus-growing ants and protective Pseudonocardia bacteria
    Matias J Cafaro
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 4325 Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1814-22. 2011
    ..Our findings support a model that many fungus-growing ants maintain specialized Pseudonocardia symbionts that help with garden defence...
  9. pmc Aerobic deconstruction of cellulosic biomass by an insect-associated Streptomyces
    Taichi E Takasuka
    DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    Sci Rep 3:1030. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Comparison of 26 sphingomonad genomes reveals diverse environmental adaptations and biodegradative capabilities
    Frank O Aylward
    DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3724-33. 2013
    ..Our work provides a basis for understanding the ecological strategies employed by sphingomonads and their role in environmental nutrient cycling...
  11. pmc Metagenomic and metaproteomic insights into bacterial communities in leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    ISME J 6:1688-701. 2012
    ..Together with recent investigations into the microbial symbionts of vertebrates, our work underscores the importance of microbial communities in the ecology and evolution of herbivorous metazoans...
  12. pmc Mountain pine beetles colonizing historical and naive host trees are associated with a bacterial community highly enriched in genes contributing to terpene metabolism
    Aaron S Adams
    Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3468-75. 2013
    ..Our work provides the first metagenome of bacterial communities associated with a bark beetle and is consistent with a potential microbial contribution to detoxification of tree defenses needed to survive the subcortical environment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Symbiont recognition of mutualistic bacteria by Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants
    Mingzi M Zhang
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    ISME J 1:313-20. 2007
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  14. pmc Chemical analyses of wasp-associated streptomyces bacteria reveal a prolific potential for natural products discovery
    Michael Poulsen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16763. 2011
    ..Finding phylogenetically diverse and chemically prolific Actinobacteria from solitary wasps suggests that insect-associated Actinobacteria can provide a valuable source of novel natural products of pharmaceutical interest...
  15. pmc Microbial community structure of leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens and refuse dumps
    Jarrod J Scott
    United States Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9922. 2010
    ..Little is known about the microbial community structure in gardens and dumps or variation between lab and field colonies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Black yeast symbionts compromise the efficiency of antibiotic defenses in fungus-growing ants
    Ainslie E F Little
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Ecology 89:1216-22. 2008
    ..This is further evidence that a full understanding of symbiotic associations requires examining the direct and indirect interactions of symbionts in their ecological community context...
  17. pmc Evolution of High Cellulolytic Activity in Symbiotic Streptomyces through Selection of Expanded Gene Content and Coordinated Gene Expression
    Adam J Book
    DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 14:e1002475. 2016
    ..Our results suggest that host-associated niches have selected some symbiotic Streptomyces for increased cellulose degrading activity and that symbiotic bacteria are a rich biochemical and enzymatic resource for biotechnology. ..
  18. doi request reprint Symbiotic nitrogen fixation in the fungus gardens of leaf-cutter ants
    Adrián A Pinto-Tomás
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 326:1120-3. 2009
    ..The discovery of N2 fixation within the leaf-cutter ant-microbe symbiosis reveals a previously unrecognized nitrogen source in neotropical ecosystems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association between Pseudonocardia symbionts and Atta leaf-cutting ants suggested by improved isolation methods
    Sarah E Marsh
    Dept of Bacteriology, Univ of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int Microbiol 16:17-25. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that Pseudonocardia may be associated with Atta fungus-growing ants, potentially internalized, and that localizing the symbiont and exploring its role is necessary to shed further light on the association...
  20. pmc The population structure of antibiotic-producing bacterial symbionts of Apterostigma dentigerum ants: impacts of coevolution and multipartite symbiosis
    Eric J Caldera
    Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Am Nat 180:604-17. 2012
    ..Overall, the population dynamics of symbiotic Pseudonocardia are more consistent with a specialized mutualistic association than with recently proposed models of low specificity and frequent horizontal acquisition...
  21. pmc Antagonistic bacterial interactions help shape host-symbiont dynamics within the fungus-growing ant-microbe mutualism
    Michael Poulsen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    PLoS ONE 2:e960. 2007
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  22. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of Rhodococcus sp. Strain WMMA185, a Marine Sponge-Associated Bacterium
    Navid Adnani
    Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Genome Announc 4:. 2016
    ..Analysis of the 4.44-Mb genome provides information regarding interspecies interactions as pertains to regulation of secondary metabolism and natural product biosynthetic potentials...
  23. pmc The complete genome sequence of Fibrobacter succinogenes S85 reveals a cellulolytic and metabolic specialist
    Garret Suen
    DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18814. 2011
    ..The F. succinogenes genome reveals a bacterium that specializes in cellulose as its sole energy source, and provides insight into a novel strategy for cellulose degradation...
  24. pmc Symbiont interactions in a tripartite mutualism: exploring the presence and impact of antagonism between two fungus-growing ant mutualists
    Michael Poulsen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8748. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that inter-mutualist antagonism does not limit what combinations of cultivar and Pseudonocardia strains Acromyrmex fungus-growing ants can maintain within nests...
  25. pmc Bacterial protection of beetle-fungus mutualism
    Jarrod J Scott
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 322:63. 2008
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  26. pmc Draft genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. strain Wigar10, isolated from a surface-sterilized garlic bulb
    Jonathan L Klassen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:6999-7000. 2011
    ..Purple Stripe). Its genome encodes several novel secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters and provides a genetic basis for further investigation of this strain's chemical biology and potential for interaction with its garlic host...
  27. pmc The genome sequence of the leaf-cutter ant Atta cephalotes reveals insights into its obligate symbiotic lifestyle
    Garret Suen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002007. 2011
    ..cephalotes genome provides new insights into the symbiotic lifestyle of this ant and advances our understanding of host-microbe symbioses...
  28. pmc Cellulose-Enriched Microbial Communities from Leaf-Cutter Ant (Atta colombica) Refuse Dumps Vary in Taxonomic Composition and Degradation Ability
    Gina R Lewin
    Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0151840. 2016
    ..Phenotypic and compositional analyses of enrichment cultures, such as those presented here, help link community composition with cellulolytic ability and provide insight into the complexity of community-based cellulose degradation. ..
  29. pmc The fungal cultivar of leaf-cutter ants produces specific enzymes in response to different plant substrates
    Lily Khadempour
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, 53706, USA
    Mol Ecol 25:5795-5805. 2016
    ..This flexible, substrate-specific enzymatic response of the fungal cultivar allows leaf-cutter ants to derive energy from a wide range of substrates, which likely contributes to their ability to be dominant generalist herbivores...
  30. pmc Enrichment and Broad Representation of Plant Biomass-Degrading Enzymes in the Specialized Hyphal Swellings of Leucoagaricus gongylophorus, the Fungal Symbiont of Leaf-Cutter Ants
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconson Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0134752. 2015
    ..Our work sheds light on the complex interplay between leaf-cutter ants and their fungal symbiont that allows for the host insects to occupy an herbivorous niche by indirectly deriving energy from plant biomass. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Insect symbioses: a case study of past, present, and future fungus-growing ant research
    Eric J Caldera
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 4325 Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:78-92. 2009
    ..Finally, we discuss future directions in insect-microbe research, with particular focus on applying recent advances in DNA sequencing technologies...
  32. pmc The role of symbiont genetic distance and potential adaptability in host preference towards Pseudonocardia symbionts in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants
    Michael Poulsen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 6145 Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Insect Sci 11:120. 2011
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the role of adaptive recognition, potential ecological flexibility in symbiont preference, and more broadly, in relation to self versus non-self recognition...
  33. pmc Parasites may help stabilize cooperative relationships
    Ainslie E F Little
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:124. 2009
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  34. pmc Symbiotic complexity: discovery of a fifth symbiont in the attine ant-microbe symbiosis
    Ainslie E F Little
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Biol Lett 3:501-4. 2007
    ..The prevalence, distribution, localization and monophyly indicate that the black yeast is a fifth symbiont within the attine ant-microbe association, further exemplifying the complexity of symbiotic associations...
  35. doi request reprint Ephemeral windows of opportunity for horizontal transmission of fungal symbionts in leaf-cutting ants
    Michael Poulsen
    Centre for Social Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Evolution 63:2235-47. 2009
    ..We discuss how brief stages of low commitment between partners may increase the evolutionary stability of ancient coevolved mutualisms...
  36. pmc Xenorhabdus bovienii Strain Diversity Impacts Coevolution and Symbiotic Maintenance with Steinernema spp. Nematode Hosts
    Kristen E Murfin
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    MBio 6:e00076. 2015
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  37. pmc Interaction between workers during a short time window is required for bacterial symbiont transmission in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants
    Sarah E Marsh
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e103269. 2014
    ..This mode of transmission likely helps ensure the defensive function within colonies, as well as specificity and partner fidelity in the ant-bacterium association. ..
  38. pmc Biochemical properties and atomic resolution structure of a proteolytically processed β-mannanase from cellulolytic Streptomyces sp. SirexAA-E
    Taichi E Takasuka
    Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e94166. 2014
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  39. pmc SREB, a GATA transcription factor that directs disparate fates in Blastomyces dermatitidis including morphogenesis and siderophore biosynthesis
    Gregory M Gauthier
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000846. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first gene identified that promotes the conversion from yeast to mold in the dimorphic fungi, and may shed light on environmental persistence of these pathogens...
  40. pmc ORFcor: identifying and accommodating ORF prediction inconsistencies for phylogenetic analysis
    Jonathan L Klassen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58387. 2013
    ..The ORFcor package is implemented in Perl, multithreaded to handle large datasets, includes related scripts to facilitate high-throughput phylogenomic analyses, and is freely available at www.currielab.wisc.edu/downloads.html...
  41. pmc The Evolutionary Innovation of Nutritional Symbioses in Leaf-Cutter Ants
    Frank O Aylward
    Department of Bacteriology, Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Insects 3:41-61. 2012
    ..Here we summarize the findings of recent research on the microbial community dynamics within fungus-growing ant fungus gardens and discuss their implications for this ancient symbiosis. ..
  42. pmc Draft Genome Sequence of Micromonospora sp. Strain WMMB235, a Marine Ascidian-Associated Bacterium
    Navid Adnani
    Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Genome Announc 5:. 2017
    ..Analysis of the ~7.1-Mb genome provides insight into this strain's biosynthetic potential, means of regulation, and response to coculturing conditions...
  43. pmc Defending against parasites: fungus-growing ants combine specialized behaviours and microbial symbionts to protect their fungus gardens
    Ainslie E F Little
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Biol Lett 2:12-6. 2006
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  44. doi request reprint Characterization of actinobacteria associated with three ant-plant mutualisms
    Alissa S Hanshew
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 53706, USA
    Microb Ecol 69:192-203. 2015
    ..Repeated isolation of particular clades of Actinobacteria from two geographically distant locations supports these isolates as residents in ant-plant-fungi niches...
  45. pmc Minimization of chloroplast contamination in 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing of insect herbivore bacterial communities
    Alissa S Hanshew
    Department of Bacteriology, 6145 Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Dr, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, United States Electronic address
    J Microbiol Methods 95:149-55. 2013
    ..We provide a methodological framework for reducing chloroplast reads in high-throughput sequencing data sets that can be applied to a number of environmental samples and sequencing techniques. ..
  46. pmc Gene fragmentation in bacterial draft genomes: extent, consequences and mitigation
    Jonathan L Klassen
    Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:14. 2012
    ..In this study we quantify ORF fragmentation in draft microbial genomes and its effect on annotation efficacy, and we propose a solution to ameliorate this problem...
  47. pmc Genome sequence of Streptomyces griseus strain XylebKG-1, an ambrosia beetle-associated actinomycete
    Kirk J Grubbs
    Department of Bacteriology, 6155 MSB, 1550 Linden Drive, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:2890-1. 2011
    ..Given its similarity to free-living S. griseus subsp. griseus NBRC13350, comparative genomics will elucidate critical components of bacterial interactions with insects...
  48. doi request reprint Geographic variation in bacterial communities associated with the red turpentine beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
    Aaron S Adams
    Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin, 237 Russell Labs, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:406-14. 2010
    ..There were significant differences of bacterial communities between sites. The strength of these differences was positively correlated with distance between sites, although additional unexplained factors also contribute to the variation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ancient tripartite coevolution in the attine ant-microbe symbiosis
    Cameron R Currie
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
    Science 299:386-8. 2003
    ..At recent phylogenetic levels, coevolution has been punctuated by occasional host-switching by the parasite, thus intensifying continuous coadaptation between symbionts in a tripartite arms race...
  50. pmc Low host-pathogen specificity in the leaf-cutting ant-microbe symbiosis
    Stephen J Taerum
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1971-8. 2007
    ..Thus, our findings indicate that this host-pathogen association is shaped by the farming ants having to protect their cultivated fungus from phylogenetically diverse Escovopsis garden pathogens...
  51. pmc Ancient host-pathogen associations maintained by specificity of chemotaxis and antibiosis
    Nicole M Gerardo
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e235. 2006
    ..Targeted chemotactic and antibiotic responses therefore explain why Escovopsis pathogens do not readily switch to novel hosts, consequently constraining long-term dynamics of host-parasite coevolution within this ancient association...
  52. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of mutualistic filamentous bacteria associated with fungus-growing ants
    Matias J Cafaro
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
    Can J Microbiol 51:441-6. 2005
    ..Ant-associated Pseudonocardia isolates did not form a monophyletic group, suggesting multiple acquisitions of actinomycetes by fungus-growing ants over their evolutionary history...
  53. pmc Exploiting a mutualism: parasite specialization on cultivars within the fungus-growing ant symbiosis
    Nicole M Gerardo
    Section of Integrative Biology, Patterson Laboratories, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1791-8. 2004
    ..e. ants and their antibiotic-producing bacteria) within the coevolved fungus-growing ant symbiosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint The infrabuccal pellet piles of fungus-growing ants
    Ainslie E F Little
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
    Naturwissenschaften 90:558-62. 2003
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