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  • Heydari, Mahdi; Miclotte, Giles; Van de Peer, Yves; Fostier, Jan (BioMed Central, 2018-09-04)
    BACKGROUND : Aligning short reads to a reference genome is an important task in many genome analysis pipelines. This task is computationally more complex when the reference genome is provided in the form of a de Bruijn ...
  • Viljoen, Erika; Odeny, Damaris A.; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Berger, David Kenneth; Rees, David J.G. (Springer, 2018-04)
    Amaranthus species are an emerging and promising nutritious traditional vegetable food source. Morphological plasticity and poorly resolved dendrograms have led to the need for well resolved species phylogenies. We ...
  • De Lange, Christo; Coertzen, Dina; Smit, Frans J.; Wentzel, Johannes F.; Wong, Ho Ning; Birkholtz, Lyn-Marie; Haynes, Richard K.; N'Da, David D. (Elsevier, 2018-10)
    Artemisinin-ferrocene conjugates incorporating a 1,2-disubstituted ferrocene analogous to that embedded in ferroquine but attached via a piperazine linker to C10 of the artemisinin were prepared from the piperazine artemisinin ...
  • Jami, Fahimeh; Wingfield, Michael J.; Gryzenhout, Marieka; Slippers, Bernard (Springer Verlag, 2017-11)
    The Botryosphaeriales includes serious plant pathogens with a broad host and geographic distribution globally. In South Africa and Namibia, these fungi include important pathogens of native and non-native woody plants, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ibrahim, Mohammed Auwal; Serem, June Cheptoo; Bester, Megan Jean; Neitz, A.W.H. (Albert Walter Herman); Gaspar, A.R.M. (Anabella Regina Marques) (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    Antidiabetic agents with multiple targets have the greatest pharmaceutical potential. In this study, three α-glucosidase inhibitory peptides, PFP, YPL and YPG, were investigated for additional antidiabetic targets viz.; ...
  • Laubscher, M.; Brown, K.; Tonfack, L.B.; Myburg, Alexander Andrew; Mizrachi, Eshchar; Hussey, Steven G. (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-07-20)
    Secondary cell wall (SCW) deposition in Arabidopsis is regulated among others by NAC transcription factors, where SND1 chiefly initiates xylem fibre differentiation while VND6 controls metaxylem vessel SCW development, ...
  • Mokoena, Taole; Smit, J.G.M.; Karusseit, V.O.L. (Otto); Dorfling, Cecilia Maria; Van Rensburg, Elizabeth J. (Wiley, 2018-05)
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  • Jami, Fahimeh; Marincowitz, Seonju; Slippers, Bernard; Wingfield, Michael J. (Springer, 2018-09)
    Fungi in the Botryosphaeriales (Ascomycetes) are common endophytes in woody plants with a wide global distribution and in some cases they are important tree pathogens. The aim of this study was to consider the possible ...
  • Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Musasira, N.Y.; Roux, Jolanda; Roets, F.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2018-05)
    Signs and symptoms of a disease similar to those of armillaria root rot have recently been observed on various native woody plants on the foothills of Table Mountain in South Africa, one of the most botanically diverse ...
  • Ramsak, Živa; Coll, Anna; Stare, Tjaša; Tzfadia, Oren; Baebler, Špela; Van de Peer, Yves; Gruden, Kristina (American Society of Plant Biologists, 2018-09)
    To develop novel crop breeding strategies, it is crucial to understand the mechanisms underlying the interaction between plants and their pathogens. Network modeling represents a powerful tool that can unravel properties ...
  • Baxter, Janine Rose (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    Desert environments are characterised by harsh conditions and possess low biodiversity largely caused by abiotic factors such as; low precipitation, soil organic matter, high temperatures, high levels of evapo-transpiration, ...
  • Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Friebel, Tara M.; Friedman, Eitan; Hamann, Ute; Huo, Dezheng; Kwong, Ava; Olah, Edith; Olopade, Olufunmilayo I.; Solano, Angela R.; Teo, Soo-Hwang; Thomassen, Mads; Weitzel, Jeffrey N.; Chan, T.L.; Couch, Fergus J.; Goldgar, David E.; Kruse, Torben A.; Palmero, Edenir Inêz; Park, Sue Kyung; Torres, Diana; Jansen van Rensburg, Elizabeth; McGuffog, Lesley; Parsons, Michael T.; Leslie, Goska; Aalfs, Cora M.; Abugattas, Julio; Adlard, Julian; Agata, Simona; Aittomäki, Kristiina; Andrews, Lesley; Andrulis, Irene L.; Arason, Adalgeir; Arnold, Norbert; Arun, Banu K.; Asseryanis, Ella; Auerbach, Leo; Azzollini, Jacopo; Balmaña, Judith; Barile, Monica; Barkardottir, Rosa B.; Barrowdale, Daniel; Benitez, Javier; Berger, Andreas; Berger, Raanan; Blanco, Amie M.; Blazer, Kathleen R.; Blok, Marinus J.; Bonadona, Valérie; Bonanni, Bernardo; Bradbury, Angela R.; Brewer, Carole; Buecher, Bruno; Buys, Saundra S.; Caldes, Trinidad; Caliebe, Almuth; Caligo, Maria A.; Campbell, Ian; Caputo, Sandrine M.; Chiquette, Jocelyne; Chung, Wendy K.; Claes, Kathleen B.; Collée, J. Margriet; Cook, Jackie; Davidson, Rosemarie; De la Hoya, Miguel; De Leeneer, Kim; De Pauw, Antoine; Delnatte, Capucine; Diez, Orland; Ding, Yuan Chun; Ditsch, Nina; Domchek, Susan M.; Dorfling, Cecilia Maria; Velazquez, Carolina; Dworniczak, Bernd; Eason, Jacqueline; Easton, Douglas F.; Eeles, Ros; Ehrencrona, Hans; Ejlertsen, Bent; EMBRACE; Engel, Christoph; Engert, Stefanie; Evans, D. Gareth; Faivre, Laurence; Feliubadaló, Lidia; Ferrer, Sandra Fert; Foretova, Lenka; Fowler, Jeffrey; Frost, Debra; Galvão, Henrique C.R.; Ganz, Patricia A.; Garber, Judy; Gauthier-Villars, Marion; Gehrig, Andrea; GEMO Study Collaborators; Gerdes, Anne-Marie; Gesta, Paul; Giannini, Giuseppe; Giraud, Sophie; Glendon, Gord; Godwin, Andrew K.; Greene, Mark H.; Gronwald, Jacek; Gutierrez-Barrera, Angelica; Hahnen, Eric; Hauke, Jan; HEBON; Henderson, Alex; Hentschel, Julia; Hogervorst, Frans B.L.; Honisch, Ellen; Imyanitov, Evgeny N.; Isaacs, Claudine; Izatt, Louise; Izquierdo, Angel; Jakubowska, Anna; James, Paul; Janavicius, Ramunas; Jensen, Uffe Birk; John, Esther M.; Vijai, Joseph; Kaczmarek, Katarzyna; Karlan, Beth Y.; Kast, Karin; KConFab Investigators; Kim, Sung-Won; Konstantopoulou, Irene; Korach, Jacob; Laitman, Yael; Lasa, Adriana; Lasset, Christine; Lazaro, Conxi; Lee, Annette; Lee, Min Hyuk; Lester, Jenny; Lesueur, Fabienne; Liljegren, Annelie; Lindor, Noralane M.; Longy, Michel; Loud, Jennifer T.; Lu, Karen H.; Lubinski, Jan; Machackova, Eva; Manoukian, Siranoush; Mari, Véronique; Martinez-Bouzas, Cristina; Matrai, Zoltan; Mebirouk, Noura; Meijers-Heijboer, Hanne E.J.; Meindl, Alfons; Mensenkamp, Arjen R.; Mickys, Ugnius; Miller, Austin; Montagna, Marco; Moysich, Kirsten B.; Mulligan, Anna Marie; Musinsky, Jacob; Neuhausen, Susan L.; Nevanlinna, Heli; Ngeow, Joanne; Nguyen, Huu Phuc; Niederacher, Dieter; Nielsen, Henriette Roed; Nielsen, Finn Cilius; Nussbaum, Robert L.; Offit, Kenneth; Ofverholm, Anna; Ong, Kai-ren; Osorio, Ana; Papi, Laura; Papp, Janos; Pasini, Barbara; Pedersen, Inge Sokilde; Peixoto, Ana; Peruga, Nina; Peterlongo, Paolo; Pohl, Esther; Pradhan, Nisha; Prajzendanc, Karolina; Prieur, Fabienne; Pujol, Pascal; Radice, Paolo; Ramus, Susan J.; Rantala, Johanna; Rashid, Muhammad Usman; Rhiem, Kerstin; Robson, Mark; Rodriguez, Gustavo C.; Rogers, Mark T.; Rudaitis, Vilius; Schmidt, Ane Y.; Schmutzler, Rita Katharina; Senter, Leigha; Shah, Payal D.; Sharma, Priyanka; Side, Lucy E.; Simard, Jacques; Singer, Christian F.; Skytte, Anne-Bine; Slavin, Thomas P.; Snape, Katie; Sobol, Hagay; Southey, Melissa; Steele, Linda; Steinemann, Doris; Sukiennicki, Grzegorz; Sutter, Christian; Szabo, Csilla I.; Tan, Yen Y.; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Terry, Mary Beth; Teule, Alex; Thomas, Abigail; Thull, Darcy L.; Tischkowitz, Marc; Tognazzo, Silvia; Toland, Amanda Ewart; Topka, Sabine; Trainer, Alison H.; Tung, Nadine; Van Asperen, Christi J.; Van der Hout, Annemieke H.; Van der Kolk, Lizet E.; Van der Luijt, Rob B.; Van Heetvelde, Mattias; Varesco, Liliana; Varon-Mateeva, Raymonda; Vega, Ana; Villarreal-Garza, Cynthia; Von Wachenfeldt, Anna; Walker, Lisa; Wang-Gohrke, Shan; Wappenschmidt, Barbara; Weber, Bernhard H.F.; Yannoukakos, Drakoulis; Yoon, Sook-Yee; Zanzottera, Cristina; Zidan, Jamal; Zorn, Kristin K.; Hutten Selkirk, Christina G.; Hulick, Peter J.; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Antoniou, Antonis C.; Nathanson, Katherine L. (Wiley, 2018-05)
    The prevalence and spectrum of germline mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 have been reported in single populations, with the majority of reports focused on White in Europe and North America. The Consortium of Investigators of ...
  • Visser, Erik A.; Wegrzyn, Jill L.; Myburg, Alexander Andrew; Naidoo, Sanushka (BioMed Central, 2018-08-23)
    BACKGROUND : Fusarium circinatum is a pressing threat to the cultivation of many economically important pine tree species. Efforts to develop effective disease management strategies can be aided by investigating the ...
  • Naalden, Diana; Haegeman, Annelies; De Almeida-Engler, Janice; Birhane Eshetu, Firehiwot; Bauters, Lander; Gheysen Godelieve (Wiley, 2018-07)
    On invasion of roots, plant‐parasitic nematodes secrete effectors to manipulate the cellular regulation of the host to promote parasitism. The root‐knot nematode Meloidogyne graminicola is one of the most damaging nematodes ...
  • De Clerck, Olivier; Kao, Shu-Min; Bogaert, Kenny A.; Blomme, Jonas; Foflonker, Fatima; Kwantes, Michiel; Vancaester, Emmelien; Vanderstraeten, Lisa; Aydogdu, Eylem; Boesger, Jens; Califano, Gianmaria; Charrier, Benedicte; Clewes, Rachel; Del Cortona, Andrea; D’Hondt, Sofie; Fernandez-Pozo, Noe; Gachon, Claire M.; Hanikenne, Marc; Lattermann, Linda; Leliaert, Frederik; Liu, Xiaojie; Maggs, Christine A.; Popper, Zoë A.; Raven, John A.; Van Bel, Michiel; Wilhelmsson, Per K.I.; Bhattacharya, Debashish; Coates, Juliet C.; Rensing, Stefan A.; Van der Straeten, Dominique; Vardi, Assaf; Sterck, Lieven; Vandepoele, Klaas; Van de Peer, Yves; Wichard, Thomas; Bothwell, John H. (Elsevier (Cell Press), 2018-09)
    We report here the 98.5 Mbp haploid genome (12,924 protein coding genes) of Ulva mutabilis, a ubiquitous and iconic representative of the Ulvophyceae or green seaweeds. Ulva’s rapid and abundant growth makes it a key ...
  • Baron, Samantha; Barrero, Roberto A.; Black, Michael; Bellgard, Matthew I.; Van Dalen, Ellie; Maritz-Olivier, Christine (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    The widespread geographical distribution of Rhipicephalus decoloratus in southern Africa and its ability to transmit the pathogens causing redwater, gallsickness and spirochaetosis in cattle makes this hematophagous ectoparasite ...
  • Li, Fay-Wei; Brouwer, Paul; Carretero-Paulet, Lorenzo; Cheng, Shifeng; De Vries, Jan; Delaux, Pierre-Marc; Eily, Ariana; Koppers, Nils; Kuo, Li-Yaung; Li, Zheng; Simenc, Mathew; Small, Ian; Wafula, Eric; Angarita, Stephany; Barker, Michael S.; Brautigam, Andrea; DePamphilis, Claude; Gould, Sven; Hosmani, Prashant S.; Huang, Yao-Moan; Huettel, Bruno; Kato, Yoichiro; Liu, Xin; Maere, Steven; McDowell, Rose; Mueller, Lukas A.; Nierop, Klaas G.J.; Rensing, Stefan A.; Robison, Tanner; Rothfels, Carl J.; Sigel, Erin M.; Song, Yue; Timilsena, Prakash R.; Van de Peer, Yves; Wang, Hongli; Wilhelmsson, Per K.I.; Wolf, Paul G.; Xu, Xun; Der, Joshua P.; Schluepmann, Henriette; Wong, Gane K.-S.; Pryer, Kathleen M. (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-07-02)
    Ferns are the closest sister group to all seed plants, yet little is known about their genomes other than that they are generally colossal. Here, we report on the genomes of Azolla filiculoides and Salvinia cucullata ...
  • Mohr, Teresa; Aliyu, Habibu; Kuchlin, Raphael; Polliack, Shamara; Zwick, Michaela; Neumann, Anke; Cowan, Don A.; De Maayer, Pieter (BioMed Central, 2018-07-09)
    BACKGROUND : The overreliance on dwindling fossil fuel reserves and the negative climatic effects of using such fuels are driving the development of new clean energy sources. One such alternative source is hydrogen ( H2), ...
  • Bose, Tanay; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda; Vivas, Maria; Burgess, Treena I. (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    The diversity of Phytophthora species associated with various ecological niches is poorly understood. In this study, the community composition and distribution of Phytophthora species associated with non-native plantation ...

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