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Eukaryote microbial genomics

Section edited by Gustavo Goldman

This section covers the structure and function of genomes of single-celled parasites, yeasts, fungi and viruses.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Aspergillus fumigatus is the main causative agent of aspergillosis. Infections rarely occur in immunocompetent individuals, indicating efficient clearance of conidia by pulmonary defense mechanisms. Other aspergi...

    Authors: Natalia Escobar, Ivan D. Valdes, Esther M. Keizer, Soledad R. Ordonez, Robin A. Ohm, Han A. B. Wösten and Hans de Cock

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:534

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    The hemibiotrophic pathogens Moniliophthora perniciosa (witches’ broom disease) and Moniliophthora roreri (frosty pod rot disease) are among the most important pathogens of cacao. Moniliophthora perniciosa has a ...

    Authors: Ceslaine Santos Barbosa, Rute R. da Fonseca, Thiago Mafra Batista, Mariana Araújo Barreto, Caio Suzart Argolo, Mariana Rocha de Carvalho, Daniel Oliveira Jordão do Amaral, Edson Mário de Andrade Silva, Enrique Arévalo-Gardini, Karina Solis Hidalgo, Glória Regina Franco, Carlos Priminho Pirovani, Fabienne Micheli and Karina Peres Gramacho

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:509

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    Exploration of large data sets, such as shotgun metagenomic sequence or expression data, by biomedical experts and medical professionals remains as a major bottleneck in the scientific discovery process. Altho...

    Authors: Joseph C. Devlin, Thomas Battaglia, Martin J. Blaser and Kelly V. Ruggles

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:493

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    Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) is an opportunistic protistan pathogen of the clam Mercenaria mercenaria. Infections with QPX have caused significant economic losses in the Northeastern United States. Previous rese...

    Authors: Sleiman Bassim and Bassem Allam

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:486

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    Phytophthora infestans is responsible for late blight, one of the most important potato diseases. Phenazine-1-carboxylic acid (PCA)-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens strain LBUM223 isolated in our laboratory show...

    Authors: Roxane Roquigny, Amy Novinscak, Tanya Arseneault, David L. Joly and Martin Filion

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:474

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    Brown rots are important fungal diseases of stone and pome fruits. They are caused by several Monilinia species but M. fructicola, M. laxa and M. fructigena are the most common all over the world. Although they h...

    Authors: Rita M. De Miccolis Angelini, Domenico Abate, Caterina Rotolo, Donato Gerin, Stefania Pollastro and Francesco Faretra

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:436

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    Transposable elements (TEs) are mobile DNA sequences known as drivers of genome evolution. Their impacts have been widely studied in animals, plants and insects, but little is known about them in microalgae. I...

    Authors: Jérémy Berthelier, Nathalie Casse, Nicolas Daccord, Véronique Jamilloux, Bruno Saint-Jean and Grégory Carrier

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:378

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    Powdery mildews are biotrophic pathogenic fungi infecting a number of economically important plants. The grass powdery mildew, Blumeria graminis, has become a model organism to study host specialization of obliga...

    Authors: Lamprinos Frantzeskakis, Barbara Kracher, Stefan Kusch, Makoto Yoshikawa-Maekawa, Saskia Bauer, Carsten Pedersen, Pietro D. Spanu, Takaki Maekawa, Paul Schulze-Lefert and Ralph Panstruga

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:381

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    Gene copy number variants (CNVs), which consist of deletions and amplifications of single or sets of contiguous genes, contribute to the great diversity in the Plasmodium falciparum genome. In vitro studies in th...

    Authors: Joan Simam, Martin Rono, Joyce Ngoi, Mary Nyonda, Sachel Mok, Kevin Marsh, Zbynek Bozdech and Margaret Mackinnon

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:372

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    Soybean downy mildew (SDM), caused by Peronospora manshurica (Pm), is a major fungal disease in soybean. To date, little is known regarding the defense mechanism at molecular level and how soybean plants response...

    Authors: Hang Dong, Shuangfeng Shi, Chong Zhang, Sihui Zhu, Mei Li, Jie Tan, Yue Yu, Liping Lin, Shirong Jia, Xujing Wang, Yuanhua Wu and Yuhui Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:366

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    The black yeast Hortaea werneckii (Dothideomycetes, Ascomycota) is one of the most extremely halotolerant fungi, capable of growth at NaCl concentrations close to saturation. Although dothideomycetous fungi are t...

    Authors: Cene Gostinčar, Jason E. Stajich, Jerneja Zupančič, Polona Zalar and Nina Gunde-Cimerman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:364

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    Aspergillus fumigatus has to cope with a combination of several stress types while colonizing the human body. A functional interplay between these different stress responses can increase the chances of survival f...

    Authors: Vivien Kurucz, Thomas Krüger, Károly Antal, Anna-Maria Dietl, Hubertus Haas, István Pócsi, Olaf Kniemeyer and Tamás Emri

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:357

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    Leaf blight caused by Calonectria spp. is one of the most destructive diseases to affect Eucalyptus nurseries and plantations. These pathogens mainly attack Eucalyptus, a tree with a diversity of secondary metabo...

    Authors: Xiaozhen Ye, Zhenhui Zhong, Hongyi Liu, Lianyu Lin, Mengmeng Guo, Wenshuo Guo, Zonghua Wang, Qinghua Zhang, Lizhen Feng, Guodong Lu, Feiping Zhang and Quanzhu Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:358

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    Allopolyploidy is a genomic structure wherein two or more sets of chromosomes derived from divergent parental species coexist within an organism. It is a prevalent genomic configuration in plants, as an import...

    Authors: Tatsuhiro Nomaguchi, Yoshiaki Maeda, Tomoko Yoshino, Toru Asahi, Leila Tirichine, Chris Bowler and Tsuyoshi Tanaka

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:330

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    Accumulating evidence suggests that genome plasticity allows filamentous plant pathogens to adapt to changing environments. Recently, the generalist plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum has been documented to unde...

    Authors: Marianne Elliott, Jennifer Yuzon, Mathu Malar C, Sucheta Tripathy, Mai Bui, Gary A. Chastagner, Katie Coats, David M. Rizzo, Matteo Garbelotto and Takao Kasuga

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:320

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    Cryptophytes are an ecologically important group of algae comprised of phototrophic, heterotrophic and osmotrophic species. This lineage is of great interest to evolutionary biologists because their plastids a...

    Authors: Jong Im Kim, Hwan Su Yoon, Gangman Yi, Woongghi Shin and John M. Archibald

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:275

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    The soil dwelling saprotrophic non-pathogenic fungus Fusarium venenatum, routinely used in the commercial fermentation industry, is phylogenetically closely related to the globally important cereal and non-cereal...

    Authors: Robert King, Neil Andrew Brown, Martin Urban and Kim E. Hammond-Kosack

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:269

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    Sugarcane bagasse has been proposed as a lignocellulosic residue for second-generation ethanol (2G) produced by breaking down biomass into fermentable sugars. The enzymatic cocktails for biomass degradation ar...

    Authors: Paula Fagundes de Gouvêa, Aline Vianna Bernardi, Luis Eduardo Gerolamo, Emerson de Souza Santos, Diego Mauricio Riaño-Pachón, Sergio Akira Uyemura and Taisa Magnani Dinamarco

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:232

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    Trypanosoma brucei brucei, the parasite causing Nagana in domestic animals, is closely related to the parasites causing sleeping sickness, but does not infect humans. In addition to its importance as a pathogen, ...

    Authors: Arunasalam Naguleswaran, Nicholas Doiron and Isabel Roditi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:227

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