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  • Lu, Yingchang; Beeghly-Fadiel, Alicia; Wu, Lang; Guo, Xingyi; Li, Bingshan; Schildkraut, Joellen M.; Im, HaeKyung; Chen, Yian A.; Permuth, Jennifer B.; Reid, Brett M.; Teer, Jamie K.; Moysich, Kirsten B.; Andrulis, Irene L.; Anton-Culver, Hoda; Arun, Banu K.; Bandera, Elisa V.; Barkardottir, Rosa B.; Barnes, Daniel R.; Benitez, Javier; Bjorge, Line; Brenton, James; Butzow, Ralf; Caldes, Trinidad; Caligo, Maria A.; Campbell, Ian; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Claes, Kathleen B.M.; Couch, Fergus J.; Cramer, Daniel W.; Daly, Mary B.; DeFazio, Anna; Dennis, Joe; Diez, Orland; Domchek, Susan M.; Dörk, Thilo; Easton, Douglas F.; Eccles, Diana M.; Fasching, Peter A.; Fortner, Renée T.; Fountzilas, George; Friedman, Eitan; Ganz, Patricia A.; Garber Judy; Giles, Graham G.; Godwin, Andrew K.; Goldgar, David E.; Goodman, Marc T.; Greene, Mark H.; Gronwald, Jacek; Hamann, Ute; Heitz, Florian; Hildebrandt, Michelle A.T.; Høgdall, Claus K.; Hollestelle, Antoinette; Hulick, Peter J.; Huntsman, David G.; Imyanitov, Evgeny N.; Isaacs, Claudine; Jakubowska, Anna; James, Paul; Karlan, Beth Y.; Kelemen, Linda E.; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Kjaer, Susanne K.; Kwong, Ava; Le, Nhu D.; Leslie, Goska; Lesueur, Fabienne; Levine, Douglas A.; Mattiello, Amalia; May, Taymaa; McGuffog, Lesley; McNeish, Iain A.; Merritt, Melissa A.; Modugno, Francesmary; Montagna, Marco; Neuhausen, Susan L.; Nevanlinna, Heli; Nielsen, Finn C.; Nikitina-Zake, Liene; Nussbaum, Robert L.; Offit, Kenneth; Olah, Edith; Olopade, Olufunmilayo I.; Olson, Sara H.; Olsson, Håkan K.; Osorio, Ana; Park, Sue K.; Parsons, Michael T.; Peeters, Petra H.M.; Pejovic, Tanja; Peterlongo, Paolo; Phelan, Catherine M.; Pujana, Miquel Angel; Ramus, Susan J.; Rennert, Gad; Risch, Harvey; Rodriguez, Gustavo C.; Rodríguez-Antona, Cristina; Romieu, Isabelle; Rookus, Matti A.; Rossing, Mary Anne; Rzepecka, Iwona K.; Sandler, Dale P.; Schmutzler, Rita K.; Setiawan, Veronica W.; Sharma, Priyanka; Sieh, Weiva; Simard, Jacques; Singer, Christian F.; Song, Honglin; Southey, Melissa C.; Spurdle, Amanada B.; Sutphen, Rebecca; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Teo, Soo H.; Thomassen, Mads; Tischkowitz, Marc; Toland, Amanda E.; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Tung, Nadine; Tworoger, Shelley S.; Jansen van Rensburg, Elizabeth; Vanderstichele, Adriaan; Vega, Ana; Edwards, Digna Velez; Webb, Penelope M.; Weitzel, Jeffrey N.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; White, Emily; Wolk, Alicja; Wu, Anna H.; Yannoukakos, Drakoulis; Zorn, Kristin K.; Gayther, Simon A.; Antoniou, Antonis C.; Berchuck, Andrew; Goode, Ellen L.; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Sellers, Thomas A.; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Zheng, Wei; Long, Jirong (American Association for Cancer Research, 2018-09)
    Large-scale genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified approximately 35 loci associated with epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) risk. The majority of GWAS-identified disease susceptibility variants are located in ...
  • Sungirai, Marvelous; Baron, Samantha; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Moyo, Doreen Zandile; De Clercq, Patrick; Maritz-Olivier, Christine; Madder, Maxime (Elsevier, 2018-04)
    Recently there was an expansion in the geographic range of Rhipicephalus microplus in Zimbabwe. In order to understand gene flow patterns and population structure in this highly invasive and adaptable cattle tick, a ...
  • Dittrich-Schroder, Gudrun; Hoareau, Thierry B.; Hurley, Brett Phillip; Wingfield, Michael J.; Lawson, S.; Nahrung, H.F.; Slippers, Bernard (Springer, 2018-09)
    Increased rates of movement and the accumulation of insects establishing outside their native range is leading to the ‘global homogenization’ of agricultural and forestry pests. We use an invasive wasp, Leptocybe invasa ...
  • Crous, Pedro W.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Burgess, T.I.; Hardy, G.E.St.J.; Gene, J.; Guarro, J.; Baseia, I.G.; Garcia, D.; Gusmao, L.F.P.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Thangavel, R.; Adamcík, S.; Barili, A.; Barnes, C.W.; Bezerra, J.D.P.; Bordallo, J.J.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; De Oliveira, R.J.V.; Ercole, E.; Hubka, V.; Iturrieta-Gonzalez, I.; Kubatova, A.; Martín, M.P.; Moreau, P.-A.; Morte, A.; Ordonez, M.E.; Rodríguez, A.; Stchigel, A.M.; Vizzini, A.; Abdollahzadeh, J.; Abreu, V.P.; Adamcíkova, K.; Albuquerque, G.M.R.; Alexandrova, A.V.; Alvarez Duarte, E.; Armstrong-Cho, C.; Banniza, S.; Barbosa, R.N.; Bellanger, J.-M.; Bezerra, J.L.; Cabral, T.S.; Cabon, M.; Caicedo, E.; Cantillo, T.; Carnegie, A.J.; Carmo, L.T.; Castañeda-Ruiz, R.F.; Clement, C.R.; Cmokova, A.; Conceição, L.B.; Cruz, R.H.S.F.; Damm, u.; Da Silva, B.D.B.; Da Silva, G.A.; Da Silva, R.M.F.; De A. Santiago, A.L.C.M.; De Oliveira, L.F.; De Souza, C.A.F.; Deniel, F.; Dima, B.; Dong, G.; Edwards, J.; Felix, C.R.; Fournier, J.; Gibertoni, T.B.; Hosaka, K.; Iturriaga, T.; Jadan, M.; Jany, J.-L.; Jurjevic, Z.; Kolarík, M.; Kusan, I.; Landell, M.F.; Leite Cordeiro, T.R.; Lima, D.X.; Loizides, M.; Luo, S.; Machado, A.R.; Madrid, H.; Magalhaes, O.M.C.; Marinho, P.; Matocec, N.; Mesic, A.; Miller, A.N.; Morozova, O.V.; Neves, R.P.; Nonaka, K.; Novakova, A.; Oberlies, N.H.; Oliveira-Filho, J.R.C.; Oliveira, T.G.L.; Papp, V.; Pereira, O.L.; Perrone, G.; Peterson, S.W.; Pham, T.H.G.; Raja, H.A.; Raudabaugh, D.B.; Rehulka, J.; Rodríguez-Andrade, E.; Saba, M.; Schauflerova, A.; Shivas, R.G.; Simonini, G.; Siqueira, J.P.Z.; Sousa, J.O.; Stajsic, V.; Svetasheva, T.; Tan, Y.P.; Tkalcec, Z.; Ullah, S.; Valente, P.; Valenzuela-Lopez, N.; Abrinbana, M.; Viana Marques, D.A.; Wong, P.T.W.; Xavier de Lima, V.; Groenewald, J.Z. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2018-07-13)
    Novel species of fungi described in this study include those from various countries as follows: Australia, Chaetopsina eucalypti on Eucalyptus leaf litter, Colletotrichum cobbittiense from Cordyline stricta × C. australis ...
  • Phoma, Sandra; Vikram, Surendra; Jansson, Janet K.; Ansorge, Isabelle J.; Cowan, Don A.; Van de Peer, Yves; Makhalanyane, Thulani P. (Nature Publising Group, 2018-07-12)
    Understanding the impact of oceanographic features on marine microbial ecosystems remains a major ecological endeavour. Here we assess microbial diversity, community structure and functional capacity along the Agulhas ...
  • Barnes, Irene; Fourie, Arista; Wingfield, Michael J.; Harrington, T.C.; McNew, D.L.; Sugiyama, L.S.; Luiz, B.C.; Heller, W.P.; Keith, L.M. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2018-03-27)
    The native ˋōhiˋa lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) has cultural, biological and ecological significance to Hawai`i, but it is seriously threatened by a disease commonly referred to as rapid ˋōhiˋa death (ROD). Preliminary ...
  • Defoort, Jonas; Van de Peer, Yves; Vermeirssen, Vanessa (Oxford University Press, 2018-06-05)
    Gene regulatory networks (GRNs) consist of different molecular interactions that closely work together to establish proper gene expression in time and space. Especially in higher eukaryotes, many questions remain on ...
  • Baloyi, I.T.; Cosa, Sekelwa; Combrinck, Sandra; Leonard, Carmen M.; Viljoen, Alvaro M. (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) primarily affect women and have increasingly become a serious health problem globally. These infections are largely attributed to the quorum sensing (QS)-dependent ability of pathogens to ...
  • Motadi, Lesetja Raymond; Lekganyane, Mashianoke Marcia; Moela, Pontsho (Dove Medical Press, 2018)
    INTRODUCTION : Breast cancer is the most common malignancy amongst women and has a higher incidence rate than lung cancer. Its tumor progression partially results from inactivation of p53 which is caused by overexpression ...
  • Podolich, Olga; Kukharenko, Olga; Haidak, Andriy; Zaets, Iryna; Zaika, Leonid; Storozhuk, Olha; Palchikovska, Larysa; Orlovska, Iryna; Reva, Oleg N.; Borisova, Tatiana; Khirunenko, Ludmila; Sosnin, Mikhail; Rabbow, Elke; Kravchenko, Volodymyr; Skoryk, Mykola; Kremenskoy, Maksym; Demets, Rene; Olsson-Francis, Karen; Kozyrovska, Natalia; De Vera, Jean-Pierre Paul (Mary Ann Liebert, 2019-02-11)
    A kombucha multimicrobial culture (KMC) was exposed to simulated Mars-like conditions in low Earth orbit (LEO). The study was part of the BIOlogy and Mars EXperiment (BIOMEX), which was accommodated in the European Space ...
  • Hussey, S.G. (Steven); Grima-Pettenati, Jacqueline; Myburg, Alexander Andrew; Mizrachi, Eshchar; Brady, Siobhan M.; Yoshikuni, Yasuo; Deutsch, Samuel (American Chemical Society, 2019-01)
    Re-engineering of transcriptional networks regulating secondary cell wall formation may allow the improvement of plant biomass in widely grown plantation crops such as Eucalyptus. However, there is currently a scarcity of ...
  • Aylward, Janneke; Roets, Francois; Dreyer, Leanne L.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2019-01)
    BACKGROUND : Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis are closely related fungi that cause Teratosphaeria (previously Coniothyrium) stem canker disease on Eucalyptus species propagated in plantations for commercial ...
  • Vivas, Maria; Rolo, Victor; Wingfield, Michael J.; Slippers, Bernard (Elsevier, 2019-01)
    The phenotype of a plant can be shaped by the biotic and abiotic conditions to which their parents are subjected. This phenotypic plasticity known as maternal environmental effect occurs regardless of the changes in the ...
  • Abate, B.A. (Birhan); Slippers, Bernard; Wingfield, Michael J.; Malan, Antoinette P.; Hurley, Brett Phillip (Brill Academic Publishers, 2018-04-23)
    The occurrence and diversity of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) and their symbiotic bacteria was evaluated in commercial forestry plantations (Eucalyptus spp., Pinus spp. and Acacia mearnsii) and indigenous forests in ...
  • De Villiers, Danielle; Potgieter, Marnie; Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Adam, Ladislaus; Durandt, Chrisna; Pepper, Michael Sean (Springer, 2017-11)
    Interest in reactive oxygen species and adipocyte differentiation/adipose tissue function is steadily increasing. This is due in part to a search for alternative avenues for combating obesity, which results from the excess ...
  • Pierneef, Rian; Clasen, Frederick Johannes; Bezuidt, K.I.O. (Keoagile Ignatius Oliver); Reva, Oleg N. (Bentham Open, 2018)
    BACKGROUND : Horizontal gene transfer of mobile genetic elements is an essential component of prokaryotic evolution. These insertion events in eukaryotes and particularly in the human genome have been investigated by ...
  • Octaria, Rany; Salyer, Stephanie J.; Blanton, Jesse; Pieracci, Emily G.; Munyua, Peninah; Millien, Max; Nel, Louis Hendrik; Wallace, Ryan M. (Public Library of Science, 2018-10-25)
    The World Health Organization (WHO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) have established a global ...
  • Burgess, Stewart T.G.; Bartley, Kathryn; Nunn, Francesca; Wright, Harry W.; Hughes, Margaret; Gemmell, Matthew; Haldenby, Sam; Paterson, Steve; Rombauts, Stephane; Tomley, Fiona M.; Blake, Damer P.; Pritchard, James; Schicht, Sabine; Strube, Christina; Oines, Oines; Van Leeuwen, Thomas; Van de Peer, Yves; Nisbet, Alasdair J. (American Society for Microbiology, 2018-11-08)
    The poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae, is a major worldwide concern in the egg-laying industry. Here, we report the first draft genome assembly and gene prediction of Dermanyssus gallinae, based on combined PacBio ...
  • Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (MDPI, 2018-10-24)
    This review considers current knowledge surrounding species boundaries of the Armillaria root-rot pathogens and their distribution. In addition, a phylogenetic tree using translation elongation factor subunit 1-alpha ...
  • Mayoka, Godfrey; Njoroge, Mathew; Okombo, John; Gibhard, Liezl; Sanches-Vaz, Margarida; Fontinha, Diana; Birkholtz, Lyn-Marie; Reader, Janette; Van der Watt, M.E. (Mariette); Coetzer, Theresa L.; Lauterbach, Sonja B.; Churchyard, Alisje; Bezuidenhout, Belinda C.; Egan, Timothy J.; Yeates, Clive Leonard; Wittlin, Sergio; Prudêncio, Miguel; Chibale, Kelly (American Chemical Society, 2019)
    Structure–activity relationship studies involving N-aryl-3-trifluoromethyl pyrido[1,2-a]benzimidazoles (PBI) identified several compounds possessing potent in vitro activities against the asexual blood, liver, and gametocyte ...

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