• 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, Rytas; 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...