• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Isolation, molecular characterization and location of telomeric sequences of the basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus var. florida 

      Pérez Garrido, Gumersinda Upna; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The white rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus is an edible basidiomycete of increasing biotechnological interest due to its ability to degrade both wood and chemicals related to lignin degradation products. Telomeres are ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nutritional value of protein from vegetative mycelia of edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus 

      Parada Albarracín, Julián Andrés; Urdaneta, Elena; Marzo Pérez, Florencio Upna; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The present work was designed to study the effects of supplementation a control diet with P. ostreatus mycelium for evaluation a nutritional value of mycoprotein and possible cholesterol lowering.
    • Identification and functional characterisation of ctr1, a Pleurotus ostreatus gene coding for a copper transporter 

      Peñas Parrila, María Manuela; Azparren Larraya, María Goretti; Domínguez, A.; Sommer, H.; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Copper homeostasis is primordial for life maintenance and especially relevant for ligning-degrading fungi whose phenol-oxidase enzymes depend on this micronutrient for their activity. In this paper we report the identification of ...
    • A novel thaumatin-like protein-encoding gene from Lentinula edodes, Tlg1, is involved in lentinan degradation during post-harvest preservation 

      Sakamoto, Y.; Nagai, M.; Sato, T. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Lentinan, which is a β-1, 3-linked-D-glucan with β-1, 6 branches isolated as anti-tumor active-substance from Lentinula edodes, is purified from fresh fruiting bodies and marketed for clinical use. However, it is known ...
    • Mapping the Pleurotus ostreatus genome 

      Castellón Gadea, Jordi; Pisabarro de Lucas, Gerardo Upna; Ramírez Nasto, Lucía Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Pleurotus ostreatus is a commercially important edible mushroom commonly known as oyster mushroom which has also important biotechnical applications. Industrial production of P.ostreatus is based on a solid fermentation process ...
    • Wild strains of Agaricus bisporus: a source of tolerance to dry bubble disease: resumen de póster 

      Largeteau, M.L.; Baars, J.P.P.; Regnault Roger, C.; Savoie, J. M. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Agaricus bisporus is susceptible to various pests and diseases. Dry bubble, caused by Verticillium fungicola, is currently the most serious disease and is distributed worldwide. All cultivars are susceptible and the ...
    • Secondary structure of the ribosomal PreRNA ITS2 region as a tool in studies of fungal diversity and phylogeny 

      Juuti, J.T.; Salo, V. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2006)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The ribosomal RNA gene, and particularly its 18S and 25S sequences, have proven valuable in large-scale phylogenetic analyses. The ITS region of the ribosomal RNA gene, instead, has not been regarded so useful in this ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...