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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Double stranded RNAs in the mushroom virus X complex of Agaricus bisporus 

      Mills, P.R.; Challen, M.P.; 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 ...
    • Virus related symptoms in crops of the button mushroom Agaricus bisporus 

      Sonnenberg, Anton S.M.; Lavrijssen, Brian (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Since more than five years symptoms are seen in Dutch mushroom crops that correlate with the presence of a set of dsRNAs. These dsRNAs are indicative for the presence of viruses. Symptoms are discoloration of white mushrooms ...
    • Investigations into the fungal-fungal interaction between Verticillium fungicola and Agaricus bisporus 

      Collopy, P.D.; Amey, R.; Challen, M.P.; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Pathogenicity in Heterobasidion annosum 

      Stenlid, Jan (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Heterobasidion annosum is one of the major pathogens to conifers in the Northern Hemisphere. Research has been carried out to characterise the molecular mechanism of the pathogenicity in this basidiomycete. One factor that ...
    • 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.S.; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The roles of SC3 and SC15 of Schizophyllum commune during growth on wood 

      Jong, Jan F. de; Smant, Wiecher; Boer, Wietse de; Wösten, Han A. B.; Lugones, Luis G. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The SC3 hydrophobin plays several roles in growth and development of S. commune. It lowers the surface tension of the aqueous substrate, enabling aerial growth, and it coats the aerial hyphae rendering them hydrophobic. ...
    • Expression of GFP and DsRed in the homobasidiomycete Schizophyllum commune 

      Vinck, Arman; Wösten, Han 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 S.M.; 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 ...