• Agaricus devoniensis complex comprises a group of heterothallic isolates constituting a basis for breeding 

      Callac, P.; Spataro, C.; Lataillade, E.; Blasi, P:; Guinberteau, J. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A recent phylogenetic reconstruction of Agaricus section Duploannulati revealed that A. devoniensis and A. subfloccosus are two complexes of species close to A. bisporus. The A. subfloccosus complex comprises two ...
    • Anticancer activity of polysaccharides produced by Pleurotus ostreatus in submerged culture 

      Daba, A.; El Demellawy, M.; El Eshasy, H. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      It has been known for many years that some compounds produced by edible mushrooms encompass anticancer activities. Most of production methods were based on cultivation of mushroom in solid medium. In the present study ...
    • 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 ...
    • Biochemistry of volatile compounds synthesis in Agaricus bisporus 

      Combet, E.; Henderson, J.; Eastwood, D.C.; Griffiths, G.; Burton, K.S. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Agaricus bisporus unique flavour is due to the release of a set of eight-carbon volatile compounds, which biosynthetic pathway has not been elucidated yet, despite of the numerous implications of those volatile compounds. ...
    • Cell wall-associated redox enzymes in white rot fungi 

      Dwivedi, R.C.; Zomorrodi, M.; Kües, Ursula; Majcherczyk, A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Many enzymes of white rot fungi involved in wood degradation belong to the class of redox enzymes. The most important are laccase (copper-containing polyphenol oxidase), lignin peroxidase, manganese- dependent peroxidase ...
    • Characterisation of Agaricus bisporus response genes to Verticillium fungicola infection 

      Costa, A.; Thomas, D.J.I.; Bailey, A.; Foster, G.D.; Challen, M.P.; Mills, P.R. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The mycoparasite Verticillium fungicola is a persistent threat to the cultivation of the mushroom Agaricus bisporus. Mushroom “dry bubble” is characterised by an undifferentiated mass of cells and can result in major crop ...
    • Computational prediction of protein-coding gene and annotation of DNA sequences with agronomic interest in Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster Mushroom) 

      Palma Dovis, Leopoldo Upna; Peñas Parrila, María Manuela; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom, is a commercially important edible fungus with interesting biotechnological properties. Quantitative trait loci (QTL) analyses are rare in fungi and little is known ...
    • Copper in fruiting body development of Coprinus cinereus 

      Navarro González, M.; Kilaru, S.; Majcherczyk, A.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The model homobasidiomycete Coprinopsis cinerea grows best at 37°C, but, normally, it produces fruiting bodies only at moderate temperatures around 25-28°C. Light is needed to induce fruiting and also for fruiting body ...
    • The Coprinus cinereus genome project 

      Gathman, A.; Lilly, W.; Stajich, J.; Carlson, M.; Murphy, B.; Smith, A.; Fargo, D.; Dietrich, F.; Pukkila, P.J. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Coprinus cinereus is an increasingly attractive basidiomycete model system. Its genome has been sequenced and is publicly available; it is readily cultured in the laboratory on defined media, it has highly synchronous ...
    • 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 ...
    • Double stranded RNAs in the mushroom Virus X complex of Agaricus bisporus 

      Mills, P.R.; Challen, M.; Soares, A.; Grogan, H.; Maffettone, E.; Burrow, S. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Mushroom virus X (MVX) is a new disease of the commercial mushroom, Agaricus bisporus. When first recorded in 1996 it was associated with localised areas of pin suppression. It is now thought to be responsible for a range ...
    • Ectopic expression of constitutively activated small GTPase cdc42 alters the morphology of haploid and dikaryotic hyphae in the filamentous homobasidiomycete Schizophyllum commune 

      Raudaskoski, M.; Salo, V.; Weber, M.; Uuskallio, M. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Cloning of the Cdc42 gene from Schizophyllum commune enabled investigation of the role of ScCdc42 in the regulation of vegetative growth and sexual reproduction in this fungus, which has a well-characterized hyphal cell ...
    • Enzymatic characterization of a monokaryon population of the edible mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus with a view to genetic improvement 

      Terrón, María del Carmen; López, María; Carbajo, José M.; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna; González Aldo, E. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work the lignocellulolytic enzymes produced by the edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus var. florida were studied. The objective was to know their relationship with the degradation of the biopolymers present in the ...
    • Evidence for a 200 gene ribosome and rRNA biosynthesis (rrb) regulon in fungi 

      Wade, Christopher; Umbarger, Mark; McAlear, Michael A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Two challenges of the post genomic era are 1) the need to assign functions to as yet uncharacterized gene products, and 2) the requirement to understand how the expression profiles of large sets of genes are regulated ...
    • Expression of GFP and DsRed in the homobasidiomycete Schizophyllum commune 

      Vinck, Arman; Wösten, A. B.; Lugones, Luis G. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Expression of GFP and DsRed was studied in the homobasidiomycete Schizophyllum commune. CGFP or sGFP fused to the SC3 promoter resulted in similar steady state mRNA levels. These levels were considerably lower than that ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Formation of hyphal loops in xylotrophic coprinoid mushrooms 

      Badalyan, S.M.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Recent molecular analysis split the traditional genus Coprinus (Homobasidiomycetes) into four distinct genera: Coprinus, Coprinopsis, Coprinellus and Parasola. Coprinoid mushrooms are usually saprotrophic on soil and/or ...
    • Fungal diversity adds value to biotechnology and agriculture 

      Zervakis, Georgios I. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Mediterranean countries host rich biological diversity (genetic, population, species, habitats, communities, ecosystems). Until recently research on the fungal diversity was focusing relatively more on phytopathogenic ...
    • 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 ...