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  • Stutzer, Christian; Van Zyl, W.A. (Willem Andries); Olivier, Nicholas Abraham; Richards, Sabine; Maritz-Olivier, Christine (2013-06)
    The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, is an economically important pest, especially for resource-poor countries, both as a highly adaptive invasive species and prominent vector of disease. The increasing ...
  • Mwita, Liberata; Chan, Wai Yin; Pretorius, Theresa; Lyantagaye, Sylvester L.; Lapa, Svitlana V.; Avdeeva, Lilia V.; Reva, Oleg N. (Elsevier, 2016-09)
    Despite successful use of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) in agriculture, little is known about specific mechanisms of gene regulation facilitating the effective communication between bacteria and plants ...
  • Marin-Felix, Yasmina; Hernández-Restrepo, M.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Akulov, A.; Carnegie, A.J.; Cheewangkoon, R.; Gramaje, D.; Groenewald, J.Z.; Guarnaccia, V.; Halleen, F.; Lombard, L.; Luangsa-ard, J.; Marincowitz, Seonju; Moslemi, A.; Mostert, L.; Quaedvlieg, W.; Schumacher, R.K.; Spies, C.F.J.; Thangavel, R.; Taylor, P.W.J.; Wilson, Andrea M.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wood, A.R.; Crous, Pedro W. (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    This paper represents the second contribution in the Genera of Phytopathogenic Fungi (GOPHY) series. The series provides morphological descriptions and information regarding the pathology, distribution, hosts and disease ...
  • Marin-Felix, Yasmina; Hernandez-Restrepo, M.; Iturrieta-Gonzalez, I.; Garcia, D.; Gene, J.; Groenewald, J.Z.; Cai, L.; Chen, Q.; Quaedvlieg, W.; Schumacher, R.K.; Taylor, P.W.J.; Ambers, C.; Bonthond, G.; Edwards, J.; Krueger-Hadfield, S.A.; Luangsa-ard, J.J.; Morton, L.; Moslemi, A.; Sandoval-Denis, M.; Tan, Y.P.; Thangavel, R.; Vaghefi, N.; Cheewangkoon, R.; Crous, Pedro W. (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    This paper represents the third contribution in the Genera of Phytopathogenic Fungi (GOPHY) series. The series provides morphological descriptions, information about the pathology, distribution, hosts and disease symptoms ...
  • Deng, Jun-Yin; Van Noort, Simon; Compton, Stephen G.; Chen, Yan; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree) (Elsevier, 2020-01)
    Theory predicts that fragmentation will lead to reduced gene flow between populations, with loss of genetic diversity and increased population differentiation. However, these predictions may not always hold true, especially ...
  • Mlonyeni, X.O.M. (Xolile Osmond Mnyamezeli); Wingfield, Michael J.; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree); Wingfield, Brenda D.; Slippers, Bernard (Wiley, 2018-12)
    Amylostereum areolatum is a wood‐decaying homobasidiomycete fungal symbiont of Sirex noctilio. Together, they cause serious damage to pine plantations in the Southern Hemisphere. The fungus reproduces asexually and is ...
  • Sadikovic, D.; Piskur, B.; Barnes, Irene; Hauptman, T.; Diminic, D.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Jurc, D. (Wiley, 2019-08)
    Brown spot needle blight (BSNB), a disease of pine trees caused by the fungus Lecanosticta acicola, has been known in Slovenia since 2008 and in Croatia since 1975. Recent outbreaks in Slovenia prompted this study to compare ...
  • Miller, Susan M.; Druce, Dave J.; Dalton, Desire L.; Harper, Cindy K.; Kotze, Antoinette; Packer, Craig; Slotow, Rob; Bloomer, Paulette (Springer, 2020)
    Fragmented wildlife populations are challenged by limited gene flow that can lead to significant inbreeding. The lion (Panthera leo) population in South Africa’s Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP) started from a small founder ...
  • Zlatković, Milica; Wingfield, Michael J.; Jami, Fahimeh; Slippers, Bernard (Wiley, 2019-02)
    In the past decade, trees and shrubs in the Western Balkans region have been damaged by canker and die‐back disease caused by Botryosphaeriaceae species. These pathogens include Neofusicoccum parvum and Diplodia sapinea. ...
  • Masebe, Tracy; Bessong, Pascal Obong; Ndip Ndip, Roland; Meyer, Debra (MDPI Publishing, 2014-06-26)
    Metabolic disorders and hypersensitivities affect tolerability and impact adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of C-482T/T-455C variants in the ...
  • Zhang, Ticao; Qiao, Qin; Novikova, Polina Yu.; Wang, Qia; Yue, Jipei; Guan, Yanlong; Ming, Shengping; Liu, Tianmeng; De, Ji; Liu, Yixuan; Al-Shehbaz, Ihsan A.; Sun, Hang; Van Montagu, Marc; Huang, Jinling; Van de Peer, Yves; Qiong, La (National Academy of Sciences, 2019-04)
    Crucihimalaya himalaica, a close relative of Arabidopsis and Capsella, grows on the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau (QTP) about 4,000 m above sea level and represents an attractive model system for studying speciation and ecological ...
  • Kube, Michael; Chernikova, Tatyana N.; Al-Ramahi, Yamal; Beloqui, Ana; Lopez-Cortes, Nieves; Guazzaroni, Marıa-Eugenia; Heipieper, Hermann J.; Klages, Sven; Kotsyurbenko, Oleg R.; Langer, Ines; Nechitaylo, Taras Y.; Lunsdorf, Heinrich; Fernandez, Marisol; Juarez, Silvia; Ciordia, Sergio; Singer, Alexander; Kagan, Olga; Egorova, Olga; Petit, Pierre Alain; Stogios, Peter; Kim, Youngchang; Tchigvintsev, Anatoli; Flick, Robert; Denaro, Renata; Genovese, Maria; Albar, Juan P.; Reva, Oleg N.; Martınez-Gomariz, Montserrat; Tran, Hai; Ferrer, Manuel; Savchenko, Alexei; Yakunin, Alexander F.; Yakimov, Michail M.; Golyshina, Olga V.; Reinhardt, Richard; Golyshin, Peter N. (Nature Publising Group, 2013-07-23)
    Ubiquitous bacteria from the genus Oleispira drive oil degradation in the largest environment on Earth, the cold and deep sea. Here we report the genome sequence of Oleispira antarctica and show that compared with ...
  • Ruckert, Christian; Blom, Jochen; Chen, XiaoHau; Reva, Oleg N.; Borriss, Rainer (Elsevier, 2011-08)
    The complete genome sequence of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens type strain DSM7T is presented. A comparative analysis between the genome sequences of the plant associated strain FZB42 (Chen et al., 2007) with the genome of ...
  • Xu, Chao-Qun; Liu, Hui; Zhou, Shan-Shan; Zhang, Dong-Xu; Zhao, Wei; Wang, Sihai; Chen, Fu; Sun, Yan-Qiang; Nie, Shuai; Jia, Kai-Hua; Jiao, Si-Qian; Zhang, Ren-Gang; Yun, Quan-Zheng; Guan, Wenbin; Wang, Xuewen; Gao, Qiong; Bennetzen, Jeffrey L.; Maghuly, Fatemeh; Porth, Ilga; Van de Peer, Yves; Wang, Xiao-Ru; Ma, Yongpeng; Mao, Jian-Feng (Oxford University Press, 2019-01-24)
    BACKGROUND : Malania oleifera, a member of the Olacaceae family, is an IUCN red listed tree, endemic and restricted to the Karst region of southwest China. This tree’s seed is valued for its high content of precious fatty ...
  • Avontuur, Juanita R.; Palmer, Marike; Beukes, Chrizelle Winsie; Chan, Wai Yin; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Blom, Jochen; Stępkowski, Tomasz; Kyrpides, Nikos C.; Woyke, Tanja; Shapiro, Nicole; Whitman, William B.; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (Elsevier, 2019-07)
    Bradyrhizobium is thought to be the largest and most diverse rhizobial genus, but this is not reflected in the number of described species. Although it was one of the first rhizobial genera recognised, its taxonomy remains ...
  • Burgess, Stewart T.G.; Marr, Edward J.; Bartley, Kathryn; Nunn, Francesca G.; Down, Rachel E.; Weaver, Robert J.; Prickett, Jessica C.; Dunn, Jackie; Rombauts, Stephane; Van Leeuwen, Thomas; Van de Peer, Yves; Nisbet, Alasdair J. (BioMed Central, 2019)
    BACKGROUND : Psoroptic mange, caused by infestation with the ectoparasitic mite, Psoroptes ovis, is highly contagious, resulting in intense pruritus and represents a major welfare and economic concern for the livestock industry ...
  • Kublanov, IIya V.; Sigalova, Olga M.; Gavrilov, Sergey N.; Lebedinsky, Alexander V.; Rinke, Christian; Kovaleva, Olga; Chernyh, Nikolai A.; Ivanova, Natalia; Daum, Chris; Reddy, T.B.K.; Klenk, Hans-Peter; Spring, Stefan; Goker, Markus; Reva, Oleg N.; Miroshnichenko, Margarita L.; Kyrpides, Nikos C.; Woyke, Tanja; Gelfand, Mikhall S.; Bonch-Osmolovskaya, Elizaveta A. (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2017-02-20)
    The genome of Caldithrix abyssi, the first cultivated representative of a phylum-level bacterial lineage, was sequenced within the framework of Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA) project. The genomic ...
  • Aylward, Janneke; Havenga, Minette; Dreyer, Leanne L.; Roets, Francois; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2020-01)
    The Eucalyptus stem canker pathogens Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis (Capnodiales, Teratosphaeriaceae) are found in many tropical regions of the world where their hosts are cultivated for plantation forestry. ...
  • llin, Aleksandr l.; Kulmanov, Murat E.; Korotetskiy, llya S.; Islamov, Rinat A.; Akhmetova, Gulshara K.; Lankina, Marina V.; Reva, Oleg N. (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2017-05-08)
    Drug induced reversion of antibiotic resistance is a promising way to combat multidrug resistant infections. However, lacking knowledge of mechanisms of drug resistance reversion impedes employing this approach in medicinal ...
  • Aylward, Janneke; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Dreyer, Léanne L.; Roets, Francois; Wingfield, Michael J.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    Genome comparisons of species with distinctive ecological traits can elucidate genetic divergence that influenced their differentiation. The interaction of a microorganism with its biotic environment is largely regulated ...