Browsing Research Articles (Genetics) by UP Author "Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta"

Browsing Research Articles (Genetics) by UP Author "Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta"

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  • Sayari, Mohammad; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Adegeye, O.O.; Marincowitz, Seonju; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2019-09)
    Functional association between genomic loci and specific biological traits remains lacking in many fungi, including the African tree pathogen Ceratocystis albifundus. This is mainly because of the absence of suitable ...
  • Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    Mating is central to many fungal life cycles and is controlled by genes at the mating-type (MAT) locus. These genes determine whether the fungus will be self-sterile (heterothallic) or self-fertile (homothallic). Species ...
  • Sayari, Mohammad; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Soal, Nicole; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); Wingfield, Brenda D. (MDPI Publishing, 2019-04-30)
    In filamentous fungi, genes in secondary metabolite biosynthetic pathways are generally clustered. In the case of those pathways involved in nonribosomal peptide production, a nonribosomal peptide synthetase (NRPS) gene ...
  • Sayari, Mohammad; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Elsevier, 2018-09)
    Polyketides are low-molecular weight secondary metabolites with diverse biological activities. Polyketide synthase (PKS) and other proteins responsible for producing these compounds are often encoded from genes that are ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Berger, David Kenneth; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Lim, Hye-Jin; Duong, Tuan A.; Bluhm, Burton H.; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; De Vos, Lieschen; Fourie, Gerda; Naidoo, Kershney; Olivier, Nicholas Abraham; Lin, Yao-Cheng; Van de Peer, Yves; Joubert, Fourie; Crampton, Bridget Genevieve; Swart, Velushka; Soal, Nicole; Tatham, Catherine; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Van Wyk, Stephanie; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); Wingfield, Michael J. (International Mycological Association, 2017-11-21)
    The genomes of Cercospora zeina, Fusarium pininemorale, Hawksworthiomyces lignivorus, Huntiella decipiens, and Ophiostoma ips are presented in this genome announcement. Three of these genomes are from plant pathogens and ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Bills, Gerald F.; Dong, Yang; Huang, Wenli; Nel, Wilma Janine; Swalarsk-Parry, Benedicta S.; Vaghefi, Niloofar; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); An, Zhiqiang; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; De Vos, Lieschen; Chen, Li; Duong, Tuan A.; Gao, Yun; Hammerbacher, Almuth; Kikkert, Julie R.; Li, Yan; Li, Huiying; Li, Kuan; Li, Qiang; Liu, Xingzhong; Ma, Xiao; Naidoo, Kershney; Pethybridge, Sarah J.; Sun, Jingzu; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Van Wyk, Stephanie; Wingfield, Michael J.; Xiong, Chuan; Yue, Qun; Zhang, Xiaoling (International Mycological Association, 2018-06-11)
    Draft genomes of the species Annulohypoxylon stygium, Aspergillus mulundensis, Berkeleyomyces basicola (syn. Thielaviopsis basicola), Ceratocystis smalleyi, two Cercospora beticola strains, Coleophoma cylindrospora, ...
  • Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Bihon, Wubetu; De Vos, Lieschen; Naidoo, Kershney; Roodt, Danielle; Rubagotti, Enrico; Slippers, Bernard; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Wilken, P. Markus; Wilson, Andrea M.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (International Mycological Association, 2014-06-19)
    The draft nuclear genomes of Diplodia sapinea, Ceratocystis moniliformis s. str., and C. manginecans are presented. Diplodia sapinea is an important shoot-blight and canker pathogen of Pinus spp., C. moniliformis is a ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Fourie, Arista; Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Bushula-Njah, Vuyiswa; Aylward, Janneke; Barnes, Irene; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Dreyer, Leanne L.; Duong, Tuan A.; Geiser, David M.; Roets, Francois; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Van Heerden, Carel J.; Wingfield, Michael J. (International Mycological Association, 2019-09-13)
    Draft genomes of the fungal species Fusarium xylarioides, Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis are presented. In addition an annotation of the genome of Ceratocystis fimbriata is presented. Overall these genomes ...
  • Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Beirn, Lisa A.; Crouch, Jo Anne; Demers, Jill E.; De Beer, Z. Wilhelm; De Vos, Lieschen; Gordon, Thomas R. (Tom); Moncalvo, Jean-Marc; Naidoo, Kershney; Sanchez-Ramirez, Santiago; Roodt, Danielle; Santana, Quentin C.; Slinski, Stephanie; Stata, Matt; Taerum, Stephen J.; Wilken, P. Markus; Wilson, Andrea M.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (International Mycological Association, 2014-12-16)
    The genomes of fungi provide an important resource to resolve issues pertaining to their taxonomy, biology, and evolution. The genomes of Amanita jacksonii, Ceratocystis albifundus, a Fusarium circinatum variant, Huntiella ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Santana, Quentin C.; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Bam, Stefan; Barnes, Irene; Beukes, Chrizelle Winsie; Chan, Wai Yin; De Vos, Lieschen; Fourie, Gerda; Friend, Melanie; Gordon, Thomas R. (Tom); Herron, Darryl A.; Holt, Carson; Korf, Ian; Kvas, Marija; Martin, Simon H.; Mlonyeni, X.O.M. (Xolile Osmond Mnyamezeli); Naidoo, Kershney; Phasha, Mmatshepho Malekgale; Postma, Alisa; Reva, Oleg N.; Roos, Heidi; Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Slinski, Stephanie; Slippers, Bernard; Sutherland, Rene; Van der Merwe, Nicolaas Albertus (Albie); Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Wilken, Pieter Marthinus; Yandell, Mark; Zipfel, Renate; Wingfield, Michael J. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012-01-25)
    Some of the most significant breakthroughs in the biological sciences this century will emerge from the development of next generation sequencing technologies. The ease of availability of DNA sequence made possible through ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wilson, Andrea M.; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (International Mycological Association, 2015-06-19)
    Sexual reproduction is notoriously complex in fungi with species able to produce sexual progeny by utilizing a variety of different mechanisms. This is even more so for species employing multiple sexual strategies, which ...
  • McTaggart, Alistair R.; Shivas, R.G.; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Roux, Jolanda; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (Wiley, 2016-02)
    The aim of this study was to determine the evolutionary time line for rust fungi and date key speciation events using a molecular clock. Evidence is provided that supports a contemporary view for a recent origin of rust ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D.; Fourie, Arista; Simpson, M.C. (Melissa Claire); Bushula-Njah, Vuyiswa; Aylward, Janneke; Barnes, Irene; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Dreyer, Léanne L.; Duong, Tuan A.; Geiser, David M.; Roets, Francois; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Van Heerden, Carel J.; Wingfield, Michael J. (International Mycological Association, 2019)
    Draft genomes of the fungal species Fusarium xylarioides, Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis are presented. In addition an annotation of the genome of Ceratocystis fimbriata is presented. Overall these genomes ...
  • Fourie, Arista; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Loots, Mattheus Theodor; Barnes, Irene (Elsevier, 2018-07)
    Ceratocystis fimbriata is a fungal plant pathogen that causes black rot on Ipomoea batatas. Based on inoculation studies on numerous tree species, the pathogen is known to be host specific. The closely related species, ...
  • Wilson, Andrea M.; Wilken, P.M ( Markus); Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (MDPI Publishing, 2019-05)
    Sexual reproduction in filamentous ascomycete fungi results in the production of highly specialized sexual tissues, which arise from relatively simple, vegetative mycelia. This conversion takes place after the recognition ...
  • Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora; Wilken, P. Markus; Stenlid, J.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Slippers, Bernard (Elsevier, 2013-06)
    Mutualism between microbes and insects is common and alignment of the reproductive interests of microbial symbionts with this lifestyle typically involves clonal reproduction and vertical transmission by insect partners. ...
  • Wilson, Andrea M.; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; Wilken, Pieter Marthinus; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D. (Public Library of Science, 2018-03)
    Homothallism (self-fertility) describes a wide variety of sexual strategies that enable a fungus to reproduce in the absence of a mating partner. Unisexual reproduction, a form of homothallism, is a process whereby a fungus ...
  • Fourie, Arista; Van der Nest, Magrieta Aletta; De Vos, Lieschen; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Barnes, Irene (Elsevier, 2019-10)
    Some species of Ceratocystis display strong host specificity, such as C. fimbriata sensu stricto that is restricted to sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) as host. In contrast, the closely related C. manginecans, infects Acacia ...