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  • Phasha, Mmatshepho Malekgale; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Hallen-Adams, H.; Fru, Felix F.; Swalarsk-Parry, Benedicta S.; Yilmaz, Neriman; Duong, Tuan A.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (Elsevier, 2021-05)
    In this study, we investigated to possible role of Ras2 in Fusarium circinatum- a fungus that causes pine pitch canker disease on many different pine species and has a wide geographic distribution. This protein is encoded ...
  • Wilson, A.M. (Andi); Gabriel, Raphael; Singer, Steven W.; Schuerg, Timo; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2021-03)
    Unisexuality in fungi is the result of sexual reproduction in a single isolate that harbors genes associated with only a single mating type. To date, unisexual reproduction has been described in only three genera of ...
  • Vivas, Maria; Mehl, James William Montague; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda; Slippers, Bernard (Elsevier, 2021)
    The Botryosphaeriaceae is a family of endophytic fungi, many of which are latent pathogens of woody plants. Although extensively sampled in some parts of the world, little is known regarding their occurrence across different ...
  • Kramer, Daniella; Lane, Frances Alice; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wilken, P.M ( Markus) (Elsevier, 2021-06)
    Sexual reproduction is ubiquitous in nature, and nowhere is this more so than in the fungi. Heterothallic behaviour is observed when there is a strict requirement of contact between two individuals of opposite mating type ...
  • Polme, Sergei; Abarenkov, Kessy; Nilsson, R. Henrik; Lindahl, Bjorn D.; Clemmensen, Karina Engelbrecht; Kauserud, Havard; Nguyen, Nhu; Kjoller, Rasmus; Bates, Scott T.; Baldrian, Petr; Froslev, Tobias Guldberg; Adojaan, Kristjan; Vizzini, Alfredo; Suija, Ave; Pfister, Donald; Baral, Hans-Otto; Jarv, Helle; Madrid, Hugo; Norden, Jenni; Liu, Jian-Kui; Pawlowska, Julia; Poldmaa, Kadri; Partel, Kadri; Runnel, Kadri; Hansen, Karen; Larsson, Karl-Henrik; Hyde, Kevin David; Sandoval-Denis, Marcelo; Smith, Matthew E.; Toome-Heller, Merje; Wijayawardene, Nalin N.; Menolli, Nelson; Reynolds, Nicole K.; Drenkhan, Rein; Maharachchikumbura, Sajeewa S.N.; Gibertoni, Tatiana B.; Laessoe, Thomas; Davis, William; Tokarev, Yuri; Corrales, Adriana; Soares, Adriene Mayra; Agan, Ahto; Machado, Alexandre Reis; Arguelles-Moyao, Andres; Detheridge, Andrew; De Meiras-Ottoni, Angelina; Verbeken, Annemieke; Dutta, Arun Kumar; Cui, Bao-Kai; Pradeep, C.K.; Marin, Cesar; Stanton, Daniel; Gohar, Daniyal; Wanasinghe, Dhanushka N.; Otsing, Eveli; Aslani, Farzad; Griffith, Gareth W.; Lumbsch, Thorsten H.; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Masigol, Hossein; Timling, Ina; Hiiesalu, Inga; Oja, Jane; Kupagme, John Y.; Geml, Jozsef; Alvarez-Manjarrez, Julieta; Ilves, Kai; Loit, Kaire; Adamson, Kalev; Nara, Kazuhide; Kungas, Kati; Rojas-Jimenez, Keilor; Bitenieks, Kriss; Irinyi, Laszlo; Nagy, Laszlo G.; Soonvald, Liina; Zhou, Li-Wei; Wagner, Lysett; Aime, M. Catherine; Opik, Maarja; Mujica, Maria Isabel; Metsoja, Martin; Ryberg, Martin; Vasar, Martti; Murata, Masao; Nelsen, Matthew P.; Cleary, Michelle; Samarakoon, Milan C.; Doilom, Mingkwan; Bahram, Mohammad; Hagh-Doust, Niloufar; Dulya, Olesya; Johnston, Peter; Kohout, Petr; Chen, Qian; Tian, Qing; Nandi, Rajasree; Amiri, Rasekh; Perera, Rekhani Hansika; Chikowski, Renata dos Santos; Mendes-Alvarenga, Renato L.; Garibay-Orijel, Roberto; Gielen, Robin; Phookamsak, Rungtiwa; Jayawardena, Ruvishika S.; Rahimlou, Saleh; Karunarathna, Samantha C.; Tibpromma, Saowaluck; Brown, Shawn P.; Sepp, Siim-Kaarel; Mundra, Sunil; Luo, Zhu-Hua; Bose, Tanay; Vahter, Tanel; Netherway, Tarquin; Yang, Teng; May, Tom; Varga, Torda; Li, Wei; Coimbra, Victor Rafael Matos; De Oliveira, Virton Rodrigo Targino; De Lima, Vitor Xavier; Mikryukov, Vladimir S.; Lu, Yongzhong; Matsuda, Yosuke; Miyamoto, Yumiko; Koljalg, Urmas; Tedersoo, Leho (Springer, 2020-11)
    The cryptic lifestyle of most fungi necessitates molecular identification of the guild in environmental studies. Over the past decades, rapid development and affordability of molecular tools have tremendously improved ...
  • Deng, Jun-Yin; Van Noort, Simon; Compton, Stephen G.; Chen, Yan; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree) (Elsevier, 2020-10)
    Genetic considerations are rarely applied in forest conservation management strategies, but forest fragmentation can reduce pollen and seed dispersal both between and within isolated fragments. Gene flow and immigration ...
  • Feng, Helian; Gusev, Alexander; Pasaniuc, Bogdan; Wu, Lang; Long, Jirong; Abu-full, Zomoroda; Aittomäki, Kristiina; Andrulis, Irene L.; Anton-Culver, Hoda; Antoniou, Antonis C.; Arason, Adalgeir; Arndt, Volker; Aronson, Kristan J.; Arun, Banu K.; Asseryanis, Ella; Auer, Paul L.; Azzollini, Jacopo; Balmana, Judith; Barkardottir, Rosa B.; Barnes, Daniel R.; Barrowdale, Daniel; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Behrens, Sabine; Benitez, Javier; Bermisheva, Marina; Białkowska, Katarzyna; Blanco, Ana; Blomqvist, Carl; Boeckx, Bram; Bogdanova, Natalia V.; Bojesen, Stig E.; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Bonanni, Bernardo; Borg, Ake; Brauch, Hiltrud; Brenner, Hermann; Briceno, Ignacio; Broeks, Annegien; Bruning, Thomas; Burwinkel, Barbara; Cai, Qiuyin; Caldés, Trinidad.; Caligo, Maria A.; Campbell, Ian; Canisius, Sander; Campa, Daniele; Carter, Brian D.; Carter, Jonathan; Castelao, Jose E.; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chanock, Stephen J.; Christiansen, Hans; Chung, Wendy K.; Claes, Kathleen B.M.; Clarke, Christine L.; Couch, Fergus J.; Cox, Angela; Cross, Simon S.; Cybulski, Cezary; Czene, Kamila; Daly, Mary B.; De la Hoya, Miguel; De Leeneer, Kim; Dennis, Joe; Devilee, Peter; Diez, Orland; Domchek, Susan M.; Dork, Thilo; Dos-Santos-Silva, Isabel; Dunning, Alison M.; Dwek, Miriam; Eccles, Diana M.; Ejlertsen, Bent; Ellberg, Carolina; Engel, Christoph; Eriksson, Mikael; Fasching, Peter A.; Fletcher, Olivia; Flyger, Henrik; Fostira, Florentia; Friedman, Eitan; Fritschi, Lin; Frost, Debra; Gabrielson, Marike; Ganz, Patricia A.; Gapstur, Susan M.; Garber, Judy; Garcia-Closas, Montserrat; Garcia-Saenz, Jose A.; Gaudet, Mia M.; Giles, Graham G.; Glendon, Gord; Godwin, Andrew K.; Goldberg, Mark S.; Goldgar, David E.; Gonzalez-Neira, Anna; Greene, Mark H.; Gronwald, Jacek; Guénel, Pascal; Haiman, Christopher A.; Hall, Per; Hamann, Ute; Hake, Christopher; He, Wei; Heyworth, Jane; Hogervorst, Frans B.L.; Hollestelle, Antoinette; Hooning, Maartje J.; Hoover, Robert N.; Hopper, John L.; Huang, Guanmengqian; Humphreys, Keith; Imyanitov, Evgeny N.; Isaacs, Claudine; Jakimovska, Milena; Jakubowska, Anna; James, Paul; Janavicius, Ramunas; Jankowitz, Rachel C.; John, Esther M.; Johnson, Nichola; Joseph, Vijai; Jung, Audrey; Karlan, Beth Y.; Khusnutdinova, Elza; Kiiski, Johanna I.; Konstantopoulou, Irene; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Laitman, Yael; Lambrechts, Diether; Lazaro, Conxi; Leroux, Dominique; Leslie, Goska; Lester, Jenny; Lesueur, Fabienne; Lindor, Noralane; Lindstrom, Sara; Lo, Wing-Yee; Loud, Jennifer T.; Lubinski, Jan; Makalic, Enes; Mannermaa, Arto; Manoochehri, Mehdi; Manoukian, Siranoush; Margolin, Sara; Martens, John W.M.; Martinez, Maria E.; Matricardi, Laura; Maurer, Tabea; Mavroudis, Dimitrios; McGuffog, Lesley; Meindl, Alfons; Menon, Usha; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Kapoor, Pooja M.; Miller, Austin; Montagna, Marco; Moreno, Fernando; Moserle, Lidia; Mulligan, Anna M.; Muranen, Taru A.; Nathanson, Katherine L.; Neuhausen, Susan L.; Nevanlinna, Heli; Nevelsteen, Ines; Nielsen, Finn C.; Nikitina-Zake, Liene; Offit, Kenneth; Olah, Edith; Olopade, Olufunmilayo I.; Olsson, Hakan; Osorio, Ana; Papp, Janos; Park-Simon, Tjoung-Won; Parsons, Michael T.; Pedersen, Inge S.; Peixoto, Ana; Peterlongo, Paolo; Peto, Julian; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Phillips, Kelly-Anne; Plaseska-Karanfilska, Dijana; Poppe, Bruce; Pradhan, Nisha; Prajzendanc, Karolina; Presneau, Nadege; Punie, Kevin; Pylkäs, Katri; Radice, Paolo; Rantala, Johanna; Rashid, Muhammad Usman; Rennert, Gad; Risch, Harvey A.; Robson, Mark; Romero, Atocha; Saloustros, Emmanouil; Sandler, Dale P.; Santos, Catarina; Sawyer, Elinor J.; Schmidt, Marjanka K.; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Schmutzler, Rita K.; Schoemaker, Minouk J.; Scott, Rodney J.; Sharma, Priyanka; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Simard, Jacques; Singer, Christian F.; Skytte, Anne-Bine; Soucy, Penny; Southey, Melissa C.; Spinelli, John J.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Stone, Jennifer; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Tapper, William J.; Taylor, Jack A.; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Terry, Mary Beth; Teule, Alex; Thomassen, Mads; Thöne, Kathrin; Thull, Darcy L.; Tischkowitz, Marc; Toland, Amanda E.; Tollenaar, Rob A.E.M.; Torres, Diana; Truong, Therese; Tung, Nadine; Vachon, Celine M.; Van den Ouweland, Ans M.W.; Van Asperen, Christi J.; Jansen van Rensburg, Elizabeth; Vega, Ana; Viel, Alessandra; Vieiro-Balo, Paula; Wang, Qin; Wappenschmidt, Barbara; Weinberg, Clarice R.; Weitzel, Jeffrey N.; Wendt, Camilla; Winqvist, Robert; Yang, Xiaohong R.; Yannoukakos, Drakoulis; Ziogas, Argyrios; Milne, Roger L.; Easton., Douglas F.; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Zheng, Wei; Kraft, Peter; Jiang, Xia (Wiley, 2020-07)
    Previous transcriptome-wide association studies (TWAS) have identified breast cancer risk genes by integrating data from expression quantitative loci and genome-wide association studies (GWAS), but analyses of breast ...
  • Havenga, Minette; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Dreyer, Leanne L.; Roets, Francois; Aylward, Janneke (Wiley, 2020-12)
    Teratosphaeria foliar pathogens cause leaf and shoot blight on Eucalyptus trees in many parts of the world. Among them, T. destructans is one of the most aggressive pathogens causing defoliation of young Eucalyptus trees ...
  • Verlinden, Heleen; Sterck, Lieven; Li, Jia; Li, Zhen; Yssel, A.E.J. (Anna); Gansemans, Yannick; Verdonck, Rik; Holtof, Michiel; Song, Hojun; Behmer, Spencer T.; Sword, Gregory A.; Matheson, Tom; Ott, Swidbert R.; Deforce, Dieter; Van Nieuwerburgh, Filip; Van de Peer, Yves; Vanden Broeck, Jozef (F1000Research, 2020)
    BACKGROUND: At the time of publication, the most devastating desert locust crisis in decades is affecting East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and South-West Asia. The situation is extremely alarming in East Africa, where ...
  • Korotetskiy, Ilya S.; Joubert, Monique; Magobotha, Sade M.; Jumagaziyeva, Ardak B.; Shilov, Sergey V.; Suldina, Natalya A.; Kenesheva, Sabina T.; Yssel, A.E.J. (Anna); Reva, Oleg N.; Ilin, Aleksandr I. (American Society for Microbiology, 2020-01-16)
    The strain Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC BAA-1790 was sequenced as a model for nosocomial multidrug-resistant infections. Long-read PacBio sequencing revealed a circular chromosome of 3,963,235 bp with two horizontally ...
  • Rifkin, R.F. (Riaan); Vikram, Surendra; Ramond, Jean-Baptiste; Rey-Iglesia, Alba; Brand, Tina B.; Porraz, Guillaume; Val, Aurore; Hall, Grant; Woodborne, Stephan M.; Le Bailly, Matthieu; Potgieter, Marnie; Underdown, Simon J.; Koopman, Jessica E.; Cowan, Don A.; Van de Peer, Yves; Willerslev, Eske; Hansen, Anders J. (BioMed Central, 2020-05-06)
    BACKGROUND : The archaeological incidence of ancient human faecal material provides a rare opportunity to explore the taxonomic composition and metabolic capacity of the ancestral human intestinal microbiome (IM). Here, ...
  • Buytaers, Florence E.; Saltykova, Assia; Denayer, Sarah; Verhaegen, Bavo; Vanneste, Kevin; Roosens, Nancy H.C.; Pierard, Denis; Marchal, Kathleen; De Keersmaecker, Sigrid C.J. (MDPI, 2020-08-05)
    The management of a foodborne outbreak depends on the rapid and accurate identification of the responsible food source. Conventional methods based on isolation of the pathogen from the food matrix and target-specific ...
  • Saasa, Valentine; Lemmer, Yolandy; Malwela, Thomas; Akande, Amos; Beukes, Mervyn; Mwakikunga, Bonex (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2020-03-23)
    Tungsten oxide based gas sensors have attracted a lot of attention in breath acetone analysis due to their potential in clinical diagnosis of diabetes. The major problem with this material in sensor application has been ...
  • Ji, Mukan; Kong, Weidong; Stegen, James; Yue, Linyan; Wang, Fei; Dong, Xiaobin; Cowan, Don A.; Ferrari, Belinda C. (Wiley, 2020-06)
    Rare biosphere represents the majority of Earth's biodiversity and performs vital ecological functions, yet little is known about its biogeographical patterns and community assembly processes in terrestrial ecosystems. ...
  • Zhang, Liangsheng; Chen, Fei; Zhang, Xingtan; Li, Zhen; Zhao, Yiyong; Lohaus, Rolf; Chang, Xiaojun; Dong, Wei; Ho, Simon Y.W.; Liu, Xing; Song, Aixia; Chen, Junhao; Guo, Wenlei; Wang, Zhengjia; Zhuang, Yingyu; Wang, Haifeng; Chen, Xuequn; Hu, Juan; Liu, Yanhui; Qin, Yuan; Wang, Kai; Dong, Shanshan; Liu, Yang; Zhang, Shouzhou; Yu, Xianxian; Wu, Qian; Wang, Liangsheng; Yan, Xueqing; Jiao, Yuannian; Kong, Hongzhi; Zhou, Xiaofan; Yu, Cuiwei; Chen, Yuchu; Li, Fan; Wang, Jihua; Chen, Wei; Chen, Xinlu; Jia, Qidong; Zhang, Chi; Jiang, Yifan; Zhang, Wanbo; Liu, Guanhua; Fu, Jianyu; Chen, Feng; Ma, Hong; Van de Peer, Yves; Tang, Haibao (Nature Publishing Group, 2020-01-02)
    Water lilies belong to the angiosperm order Nymphaeales. Amborellales, Nymphaeales and Austrobaileyales together form the so-called ANA-grade of angiosperms, which are extant representatives of lineages that diverged the ...
  • Guerra, Carlos A.; Heintz-Buschart, Anna; Sikorski, Johannes; Chatzinotas, Antonis; Guerrero-Ramirez, Nathaly; Cesarz, Simone; Beaumelle, Lea; Rillig, Matthias C.; Maestre, Fernando T.; Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel; Buscot, Francois; Overmann, Jorg; Patoine, Guillaume; Phillips, Helen R.P.; Winter, Marten; Wubet, Tesfaye; Kusel, Kirsten; Bardgett, Richard D.; Cameron, Erin K.; Cowan, Don A.; Grebenc, Tine; Marin, Cesar; Orgiazzi, Alberto; Singh, Brajesh K.; Wall, Diana H.; Eisenhauer, Nico (Nature Publising Group, 2020-08-03)
    Soils harbor a substantial fraction of the world’s biodiversity, contributing to many crucial ecosystem functions. It is thus essential to identify general macroecological patterns related to the distribution and functioning ...
  • Cosa, Sekelwa; Rakoma, Jostina R.; Yusuf, Abdullahi Ahmed; Tshikalange, T.E. (Thilivhali Emmanuel) (MDPI Publishing, 2020-05-13)
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the causative agent of several life-threatening human infections. Like many other pathogens, P. aeruginosa exhibits quorum sensing (QS) controlled virulence factors such as biofilm during disease ...
  • Marin-Felix, Yasmina; Hernandez-Restrepo, Margarita; Crous, Pedro W. (Springer, 2020-06)
    Curvularia is a cosmopolitan genus that includes species associated with plants, animals and humans, several of which are of clinical significance. Some of these species are important pathogens of grasses, causing devastating ...
  • Potgieter, Sarah; Dai, Zihan; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Sigudu, Makhosazana; Pinto, Ameet J. (American Society for Microbiology, 2020-04)
    Ammonia availability due to chloramination can promote the growth of nitrifying organisms, which can deplete chloramine residuals and result in operational problems for drinking water utilities. In this study, we used a ...
  • Bezuidt, K.I.O. (Keoagile Ignatius Oliver); Lebre, Pedro H.; Pierneef, Rian; Leon-Sobrino, Carlos; Adriaenssens, Evelien M.; Cowan, Don A.; Van de Peer, Yves; Makhalanyane, Thulani P. (American Society for Microbiology, 2020-05-05)
    By modulating the structure, diversity, and trophic outputs of microbial communities, phages play crucial roles in many biomes. In oligotrophic polar deserts, the effects of katabatic winds, constrained nutrients, and ...

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