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  • Li, Zhen; Defoort, Jonas; Tasdighian, Setareh; Maere, Steven; Van de Peer, Yves; De Smet, Riet (American Society of Plant Biologists, 2016-02-07)
    Gene duplication is an important mechanism for adding to genomic novelty. Hence, which genes undergo duplication and are preserved following duplication is an important question. It has been observed that gene duplicability, ...
  • Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Olsen, Andreas; Karlsson, M.; Lind, Monica; Dalman., K.; Brandström-Durling, M.; Elfstrand, M.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Stenlid, J. (Elsevier, 2014-12)
    Intersterility (IS) is thought to prevent mating compatibility between homokaryons that belong to different species. Although IS in Heterobasidion is regulated by the genes located at the IS loci, it is not yet known how ...
  • Lombard, L.; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Groenewald, J.Z.; Crous, Pedro W. (Fungal Biodiversity Centre (CBS), 2015-01-29)
    The ascomycete family Nectriaceae (Hypocreales) includes numerous important plant and human pathogens, as well as several species used extensively in industrial and commercial applications as biodegraders and biocontrol ...
  • Mirimin, L.; Kerwath, S.; Macey, B.; Lamberth, S.J.; Cowley, Paul D.; Bester-Van der Merwe, A.; Bloomer, Paulette; Roodt-Wilding, R. (Elsevier, 2016-04)
    Silver kob (Argyrosomus inodorus) is a sciaenid fish that has been targeted for more than 150 years bycommercial and recreational fisheries in the coastal waters of Namibia and South Africa, where four mainstocks have been ...
  • Janoušek, Josef; Wingfield, Michael J.; Marmolejo Monsivais, José G.; Jankovský, Libor; Stauffer, Christian; Konečný, Adam; Barnes, Irene (American Phytopathological Society, 2016-11)
    Lecanosticta acicola is a heterothallic ascomycete that causes brown spot needle blight on native and nonnative Pinus spp. in many regions of the world. In this study we investigated the origin of European L. acicola ...
  • Kullan, Anand Raj Kumar; Van Dyk, Maria M.; Hefer, Charles Amadeus; Jones, Nicoletta B.; Kanzler, Arnulf; Myburg, Alexander Andrew (BioMed Central, 2012-07-20)
  • Beet, Clare R.; Hogg, Ian D.; Collins, Gemma E.; Cowan, Don A.; Wall, Diana H.; Adams, Byron J. (NRC Research Press, 2016)
    Climate changes are likely to have major influences on the distribution and abundance of Antarctic terrestrial biota. To assess arthropod distribution and diversity within the Ross Sea region, we examined mitochondrial DNA ...
  • Abalaka, Jacinta; Hudin, Noraine S.; Ottosson, Ulf; Bloomer, Paulette; Hansson, Bengt (Springer, 2015)
    Understanding the degree of genetic population differentiation is important in conservation genetics for inferring gene flow between populations and for identifying small and isolated threatened populations. We ...
  • Hurley, Brett Phillip; Slippers, Bernard; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Govender, Prem; Smith, J.E.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Springer, 2010-04)
    The fungus gnat, Bradysia difformis (Sciaridae: Diptera) has recently been recorded for the first time from South Africa where it has been found in forestry nurseries. The presence of this insect in all the major forestry ...
  • Nakabonge, Grace; Gryzenhout, Marieka; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Roux, Jolanda (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2007-05)
    Chrysoporthe cubensis is an important fungal pathogen of Eucalyptus species worldwide. The fungus is also known on many other hosts, all residing in the order Myrtales. Previous studies have suggested that Chr. Cubensis ...
  • Swartz, E.R. (Ernst Roelof); Chakona, Albert; Skelton, Paul H. (Paul Harvey); Bloomer, Paulette (Springer, 2014-03)
    The primary freshwater fish Pseudobarbus burchelli (Smith 1841) occurs across four presently isolated river systems in the south-western cape floristic region of South Africa. Mitochondrial DNA cytochrome b (701 base ...
  • Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Slippers, Bernard; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; De Vos, Lieschen; Van Zyl, Karlien; Stenlid, J.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2009)
    Amylostereum areolatum is a filamentous fungus that grows through tip extension, branching and hyphal fusion. In the homokaryotic phase, the hyphae of different individuals are capable of fusing followed by heterokaryon ...
  • De Barro, P.J. (Paul Joseph), 1963-; Ahmed, Muhammad Zaheerudin (Public Library of Science, 2011-10-03)
    BACKGROUND: A challenge within the context of cryptic species is the delimitation of individual species within the complex. Statistical parsimony network analytics offers the opportunity to explore limits in situations ...
  • Wei, Sean T.S.; Higgins, Colleen M.; Adriaenssens, Evelien M.; Cowan, Don A.; Pointing, Stephen B. (Springer, 2015-02)
    The McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica support extensive yet cryptic microbial communities but little evidence for ‘top-down’ herbivory control. A question therefore arises as to how standing microbial biomass is regulated. ...
  • Bennett, R.H.; Reid, Kerry; Gouws, G.; Bloomer, Paulette; Cowley, P.D. (Taylor and Francis, 2017-07)
    White steenbras Lithognathus lithognathus (Teleostei: Sparidae) is an overexploited marine fish species endemic to South Africa. Overexploitation in recreational, subsistence and commercial fisheries has resulted in stock ...
  • Lin, Yao-Cheng; Boone, Morgane; Meuris, Leander; Lemmens, Irma; Van Roy, Nadine; Soete, Arne; Reumers, Joke; Moisse, Matthieu; Plaisance, Stéphane; Drmanac, Radoje; Chen, Jason; Speleman, Frank; Lambrechts, Diether; Van de Peer, Yves; Tavernier, Jan; Callewaert, Nico (Natural Product, 2014-09)
    The HEK293 human cell lineage is widely used in cell biology and biotechnology. We here use whole genome resequencing of six 293 cell lines to study the dynamics of this aneuploid genome in response to the manipulations ...
  • Wan, Tao; Liu, Zhi-Ming; Li, Ling-Fei; Leitch, Andrew R.; Leitch, Ilia J.; Lohaus, Rolf; Liu, Zhong-Jian; Xin, Hai-Ping; Gong, Yan-Bing; Liu, Yang; Wang, Wen-Cai; Chen, Ling-Yun; Yang, Yong; Kelly, Laura J.; Yang, Ji; Huang, Jin-Ling; Zhen, Li; Liu, Ping; Zhang, Li; Liu, Hong-Mei; Wang, Hui; Deng, Shu-Han; Liu, Meng; Li, Ji; Ma, Lu; Liu, Yan; Lei, Yang; Xu, Wei; Wu, Ling-Qing; Liu, Fan; Ma, Qian; Yu, Xin-Ran; Jiang, Zhi; Zhang, Guo-Qiang; Li, Shao-Hua; Li, Rui-Qiang; Zhang, Shou-Zhou; Wang, Qing-Feng; Van de Peer, Yves; Zhang, Jin-Bo; Wang, Xiao-Ming (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-02)
    Gnetophytes are an enigmatic gymnosperm lineage comprising three genera, Gnetum, Welwitschia and Ephedra, which are morphologically distinct from all other seed plants. Their distinctiveness has triggered much debate as ...
  • Myburg, Alexander Andrew; Grattapaglia, Dario; Tuskan, Gerald A.; Hellsten, Uffe; Hayes, Richard D.; Grimwood, Jane; Jenkins, Jerry; Lindquist, Erika; Tice, Hope; Bauer, Diane; Goodstein, David M.; Dubchak, Inna; Poliakov, Alexandre; Mizrachi, Eshchar; Kullan, Anand Raj Kumar; Hussey, Steven G.; Pinard, Desre; Van der Merwe, Karen; Singh, Pooja; Van Jaarsveld, Ida; Silva-Junior, Orzenil B.; Togawa, Roberto C.; Pappas, Marilia R.; Faria, Danielle A.; Sansaloni, Carolina P.; Petroli, Cesar D.; Yang, Xiaohan; Ranjan, Priya; Tschaplinski, Timothy J.; Ye, Chu-Yu; Li, Ting; Sterck, Lieven; Vanneste, Kevin; Murat, Florent; Soler, Marcal; Clemente, Helene San; Saidi, Naijib; Cassan-Wang, Hua; Dunand, Christophe; Hefer, Charles Amadeus; Bornberg-Bauer, Erich; Kersting, Anna R.; Vining, Kelly; Amarasinghe, Vindhya; Ranik, Martin; Naithani, Sushma; Elser, Justin; Boyd, Alexander E.; Liston, Aaron; Spatafora, Joseph W.; Dharmwardhana, Palitha; Raja, Rajani; Sullivan, Christopher; Romanel, Elisson; Alves-Ferreira, Marcio; Kulheim, Carsten; Foley, William; Carocha, Victor; Paiva, Jorge; Kudrna, David; Brommonschenkel, Sergio H.; Pasquali, Giancarlo; Byrne, Margaret; Rigault, Philippe; Tibbits, Josquin; Spokevicius, Antanas; Jones, Rebecca C.; Steane, Dorothy A.; Vaillancourt, Rene E.; Potts, Brad M.; Joubert, Fourie; Barry, Kerrie; Pappas Jr, Georgios J.; Strauss, Steven H.; Jaiswal, Pankaj; Grima-Pettenati, Jacqueline; Salse, Jerome; Van de Peer, Yves; Rokhsar, Daniel S.; Schmutz, Jeremy (Nature Publising Group, 2014-06-19)
    Eucalypts are the world’smost widely planted hardwood trees. Their outstanding diversity, adaptability and growth have made them a global renewable resource of fibre and energy. We sequenced and assembled .94% of the ...
  • Olsen, Jeanine L.; Rouzé, Pierre; Verhelst, Bram; Lin, Yao-Cheng; Bayer, Till; Collen, Jonas; Dattolo, Emanuela; De Paoli, Emanuele; Dittami, Simon; Maumus, Florian; Michel, Gurvan; Kersting, Anna; Lauritano, Chiara; Lohaus, Rolf; Töpel, Mats; Tonon, Thierry; Vanneste, Kevin; Amirebrahimi, Mojgan; Brakel, Janina; Boström, Christoffer; Chovatia, Mansi; Grimwood, Jane; Jenkins, Jerry W.; Jueterbock, Alexander; Mraz, Amy; Stam, Wytze T.; Tice, Hope; Bornberg-Bauer, Erich; Green, Pamela J.; Pearson, Gareth A.; Procaccini, Gabriele; Duarte, Carlos M.; Schmutz, Jeremy; Reusch, Thorsten B.H.; Van de Peer, Yves (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-02)
    Seagrasses colonized the sea1 on at least three independent occasions to form the basis of one of the most productive and widespread coastal ecosystems on the planet2. Here we report the genome of Zostera marina (L.), ...
  • Unver, Turgay; Wu, Zhangyan; Sterck, Lieven; Turktas, Mine; Lohaus, Rolf; Li, Zhen; Yang, Ming; He, Lijuan; Deng, Tianquan; Javier Escalante; Llorens, Carlos; Roig, Francisco J.; Parmaksiz, Iskender; Dundar, Ekrem; Xie, Fuliang; Zhang, Baohong; lpek, Arif; Uranbey, Serkan; Erayman, Mustafa; llhan, Emre; Badad, Oussama; Ghazal, Hassan; Lightfoot, David A.; Kasarla, Pavan; Colantonio, Vincent; Tombuloglu, Huseyin; Hernandez, Pilar; Mete, Nurengin; Cetin, Oznur; Van Montagu, Marc; Yang, Huanming; Gao, Qiang; Dorado, Gabriel; Van de Peer, Yves (National Academy of Sciences, 2017-10)
    Here we present the genome sequence and annotation of the wild olive tree (Olea europaea var. sylvestris), called oleaster, which is considered an ancestor of cultivated olive trees. More than 50,000 protein-coding genes ...