• 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 ...
    • Genetic breeding of edible mushrooms: from the genome to the production of new varieties of Pleurotus ostreatus 

      Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna; Peñas Parrila, María Manuela; Pérez Garrido, Gumersinda Upna; Park, Sang-Kyu; Eizmendi Goicoechea, Arantza; Parada Albarracín, Julián Andrés; Palma Dovis, Leopoldo Upna; Idareta Olagüe, Eneko Upna; Jurado Cabanillas, Javier; Castellón Gadea, Jordi; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The breeding of new varieties of industrially cultivated edible mushrooms must proceed in the framework defined by the breeding objectives, the biological characteristics of the material and the legal and cultural ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rat cytochrome P450-mediated transformation of dichlorodibenzo-Pdioxins by recombinant white-rot basidiomycete Coriolus hirsutus 

      Shishido, Kazuo (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Rat cytochrome P450, CYP1A1, has been reported to play an important role in the metabolism of mono-trichlorodibenzo-p-dioxins (M-TriCDDs). To breed lignin (and M-TetraCDDs)-degrading basidiomycete Coriolus hirsutus strains ...
    • Wild strains of Agaricus bisporus: a source of tolerance to dry bubble disease 

      Largeteau, M.L.; Baars, J.P.P.; Juárez del Carmen, S.; Regnault Roger, C.; Savoie, J.M. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The button mushroom Agaricus bisporus is susceptible to various pests and diseases. Dry bubble, caused by the Hyphomycete Verticillium fungicola, is currently the more serious disease and is worldwide in distribution. ...
    • Spatial and temporal expression of laccase in Coprinopsis cinerea using galectin promoters 

      Velagapudi, R.; Kilaru, S.; Pemmasani, J.K.; Kaur, K.; Hoegger, P.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Galectins are ß-galactoside binding lectins defined by a conserved sequence. In mammals, there is a family of galectins that interact with glycoproteins in both extracellular and intracellular milieu and regulate various ...
    • Overexpression of laccases in Coprinopsis cinerea 

      Kilaru, S.; Rühl, M.; Saathoff, A.; Dwivedi, R.C.; Zomorrodi, M.; Lange, K.; Majcherczyk, A.; Hoegger, P.J.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Laccases are versatile redox-enzymes that oxidize various phenolic compounds and aromatic amines. Because of the broad substrate specificity, these enzymes are of interest for many different biotechnological applications. ...
    • Genetic analysis of Coprinopsis cinerea mutants with defects in fruiting body development 

      Srivilai, Prayook; Chaiseana, Wassana; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Few genes have so far been cloned and characterized in fruiting of the heterothallic mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea. Fruiting body development normally occurs on the dikaryon. However, the binucleate state of the mycelium ...
    • Genetic variability of Flammulina velutipes collections from Armenia 

      Badalyan, Suzanna M.; Hughes, Karen W.; Helmbrecht, Elizabeth (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Armenian collections of Flammulina velutipes were examined for DNA sequence variability within the ribosomal ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 region. Of 22 F. velutipes collections examined, several were heterozygous for two indels and ...
    • Multiple hydrophobin genes in mushrooms 

      Peddireddi, S.; Velagapudi, R.; Hoegger, P.J.; Majcherczyk, A.; Naumann, A.; Olbrich, A.; Polle, A.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Hydrophobins are small secreted fungal proteins that form amphipathic films on the hyphal surfaces. In the wood-rotting fungus Schizophyllum commune, four different hydrophobins are known with well established functions ...
    • 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 ...
    • Sequence analysis and expression of a RecQ gene homologue from Lentinula edodes 

      Katsukawa, Shiho; Shishido, Kazuo (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We cloned and sequenced a recQ gene homologue from Lentinula edodes. This gene, named Le.recQ, was found to have a coding capacity of 945 amino acids (aa). The deduced Le.RECQ protein was clearly smaller than other fungal ...
    • Heterologous expression of mating type genes in basidiomycetes 

      Srivilai, P.; James, T.Y.; Vilgalys, R.; Chaisaena, W.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Mating type genes in basidiomycetes encode two types of transcription factors (HD1 and HD2) and pheromones and pheromone receptors. Usually, mating type genes are so dissimilar in DNA sequence (allelic genes and genes ...
    • Monstruosities under the inkcap mushrooms 

      Navarro González, M.; Domingo Martínez, A.; Navarro González, S.S.; Beutelmann, P.; Kües, Ursula (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Four different Inkcaps were isolated from horse dung and tested for growth on different medium. In addition to normal-shaped mushrooms, three of the isolates formed fruiting body-like structures resembling the anamorphs ...
    • In situ RNA-RNA hybridization: a useful method for analysis of the distribution of transcripts of various genes in Lentinula edodes fruiting bodies 

      Shishido, Kazuo (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The in situ RNA-RNA hybridization was renewed understanding that it is a useful method for analysis of the distribution of transcripts of various genes in fruiting bodies of Lentinula edodes. By using this method, we ...
    • 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 ...
    • Verticillium fungicola cell wall glucogactomannan-binding of the lectin from the Pleurotus ostreatus fruit bodies 

      Bernardo, D.; Pérez Cabo, A.; García Mendoza, C. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The Verticillium fungicola mycoparasitism on Agaricus bisporus fruit bodies appears to be a complex process made up of successive steps in which the recognition and binding between complementary molecules, the A. bisporus ...
    • 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” ...