• VI Meeting on Genetics and Cellular Biology of Basidiomycetes (GCBB-VI) 

      Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo, ed. lit. Upna; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía, ed. lit. Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Libro / Liburua  OpenAccess
      This volume summarizes the scientific communications presented at the 6th Meeting on Genetics and Cellular Biology of Basidiomycetes (GCBB-VI) held in Pamplona (Spain) from June 3rd to 6th, 2005. GCBB-VI continues the ...
    • Study of two acidic proteinases, probably involved in the dimorphism and pathogenicity of Ustilago maydis, basidiomycete of the corn smut disease 

      Noriega Reyes, M.Y.; Miramón Martínez, P.; Mercado Flores, Y.; Ramírez Zavala, B.; Hernández Rodríguez, C.; Villa Tanaca, L. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Ustilago maydis is a dimorphic phythopathogenic fungus and the causal agent of the corn smut disease. In this work, the purification and biochemical characterization of the acid proteinases pumAe (extracellular) and pumAi ...
    • Molecular characterisation and expression analysis of developmentally regulated genes in Agaricus bisporus 

      Sreenivasaprasad, S.; Molloy, S.; Fleming Archibald, C.; West, D.; Herman, B.; Eastwood, D.; Burton, K.S.; Henderson, J. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Analysis of cDNA transcripts, PCR based methods and genomic library screening have been used to clone and characterise developmentally regulated genes in the cultivated white button mushroom Agaricus bisporus. Up-regulated genes ...
    • Ras module function is involved in regulation of sexual development Schizophyllum commune 

      Schubert, D.; Kothe, E. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The white rot fungus Schizophyllum commune is used as a model to investigate sexual development in hymenomycetes. We isolated the gene gap1 encoding a GTPase-activating protein for Ras. Disruption of gap1 should therefore ...
    • Molecular characterization of A cellobiohydrolase gene family in the fungus Pleurotus ostreatus 

      Eizmendi Goicoechea, Arantza; Sannia, G.; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Cellulose is the most abundant biological polymer on Earth. Its chemical composition consists of D-glucose units linked by β-1,4- glycosidic bonds forming linear polymeric chains with a reducing and a non-reducing ...
    • Molecular analysis of aminopeptidase pumAPE from Ustilago maydis encoded by APEum gene: enzyme purification and differential expression 

      Miramón Martínez, P.; Noriega Reyes, M.Y.; Mercado Flores, Y.; Ramírez Zavala, B.; Hernández Rodríguez, C.; Villa Tanaca, L. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Heterobasidiomycete Ustilago maydis is a dimorphic phytopathogenic fungus, causal agent of corn smut, a widespread disease. Recently, proteolytic system of this fungus was described and an aminopeptidase activity, ...
    • Mitogenic activated protein kinase Kpp6 signaling in the phytopathogenic Fungus Ustilago maydis: identification of downstream elements 

      Mendoza Mendoza, A.; Vranes, A.; Muller, P.; Schirawski, J.; Kahmann, R. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Pathogenicity of U.maydis is dependent on its ability to mate. Mating requires active cAMP-PKA and MAP kinase cascades and except for the signaling inputs the downstream components are also required during pathogenesis. In ...
    • Investigations into the fungal-fungal interaction between Verticillium fungicola and Agaricus bisporus 

      Collopy, P.D.; Amey, R.; Challen, M.; Mills, P.R.; Bailey, A.; Foster, G.D. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Plant and animal pathogens section The cultivated button mushroom, Agaricus bisporus, is amenable to number of pathogenic threats including bacteria, viruses, mites, insects and fungi. Currently, the most significant threat ...
    • Molecular toolkit development for gene expression and gene silencing technologies in the homobasidiomycete Fungi Agaricus bisporus and Coprinus cinereus 

      Heneghan, M.N.; Burns, C.; Burton, K.; Challen, M.P.; Bailey, A.; Foster, G.D. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We have developed a “Molecular Toolkit” comprising interchangeable promoters and marker genes to facilitate transformation of homobasidiomycete mushrooms and subsequent analysis of gene expression. We will describe the testing ...
    • Expression profiling of natural antisense transcripts in Agaricus bisporus 

      Eastwood, D.C.; Sergeant, M.; Mead, A.; Burton, K.S. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Our view of the role of RNA has changed from being a passive intermediary of genetic information to acting as a regulator of gene expression in the form of short-interfering RNA, micro RNA, riboswitches and natural ...
    • Fungal laccase: properties and aplications 

      Jönsson, Leif J. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Laccase (EC 1.10.3.2; benzenediol:oxygen oxidoreductase) was first discovered at the end of the 19th century in the sap of Oriental lacquer trees. Later on, the laccase from the white-rot basidiomycete Trametes versicolor ...
    • Molecular analysis of two acidic proteinases pumAe and pumAi and aminopeptidase pumAPE from Ustilago maydis: enzymes purification and differential expression 

      Noriega Reyes, Y.; Miramón Martínez, P.; Mercado Flores, Y.; Ramírez Zavala, B.; Hernández Rodríguez, C.; Villa Tanaca, L. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Proteolytic system of Ustilago maydis was recently partially described (Mercado-Flores et al., 2003). Two acidic proteinases pumAe (extracellular) and pumAi (intracellular) and aminopeptidase pumAPE were detected and ...
    • Atypical laccases from the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus and their application for the treatment of industrial coloured effluents 

      Festa, Giovanna; Giardina, Paola; Faraco, Vicenza; Piscitelli, Alessandra; Sannia, Giovanni (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      White-rot fungi are the most efficient decomposers of lignocellulose because of their capability to synthesize the relevant hydrolytic (cellulases and hemicellulases) and oxidative (laccases, lignin-peroxidases and ...
    • Mushroom breeding program in Iran 

      Gordan, H.R.; Farsi, M. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Mushroom cultivation is a newly established, but growing industry in Iran. There are about 120 producers with a total of about 20,000 tones per year in the country. Agaricus bisporus consists of more than 85 percents of ...
    • Natural and artificial hybridization of Agaricus subrufescens Peck (= A. Blazei Murrill sensu Heinemann): lessons from the quasi-alleles of the rDNA ITS1+2 region 

      Kerrigan, R. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Agaricus subrufescens Peck was described from both wild and cultivated specimens in 1893. It has been sporadically cultivated in various countries since that time, and is presently an economically important “nutriceutical” ...
    • Gene expression during symbiosis in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Tricholoma vaccinum 

      Krause, K.; Kothe, E. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We have identified genes specifically expressed in host interaction using an RNA fingerprinting technique. These genes can subsequently be used to identify host signals for induction of genes with function in host ...
    • Expression of mating type genes in heterologous basidiomycetes 

      Srivilai, Prayook; James, Timothy Y.; Vilgalys, Rytas; Chaiseana, Wassana; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Mating processes in basidiomycetes are controlled by genes encoding two types of transcription factors (HD1 and HD2) and by genes encoding pheromones and pheromone receptors. For a successful mating reaction, an HD1 ...
    • QTL mapping of pathogenicity in Heterobasidion annosum sensu lato 

      Olson, Åke; Lind, Mårten; Stenlid, Jan (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Heterobasidion annosum (Fr.) Bref. sensu lato, casual agent of annosum root rot in conifers, is the economical most devastating forest pathogen in the northern hemisphere. A genetic linkage map of H. annosum, was ...
    • Development of a sporeless strain of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) 

      Baars, Johan J.; Sonnenberg, Anton; Hendrickx, Patrick (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The enormous amounts of spores produced by oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) cause lung-related health problems among employees working in oyster mushroom cultivation. If sporeless varieties are used for large-scal ...
    • Soybean rust, a rising star in phytopathology 

      Posada Buitrago, M.L.; Boore, J.L.; Frederick, R.D. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Phakopsora pachyrhizi, an obligate parasite, causes soybean rust, the most devastating foliar disease on soybeans. It is responsible for significant losses of soybean crop in Africa, Asia, Australia and South America, ...