Aspergillus Bibliography 2006


This bibliography attempts to cover genetical and biochemical publications on Aspergillus nidulans and also includes selected references to related species and topics. Entries have been checked as far as possible, but please tell me of any errors and omissions. Authors are kindly requested to send a copy of each article to the FGSC for its reprint collection.

John Clutterbuck. Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Anderson College, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G11 6NU, Scotland, UK. Email:



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1. Arvas, M., Pakula, T., Lanthaler, K., Saloheimo, M., Valkonen, M., Suortti, T., Robson, G. & Penttilä, M. 2006 Common features and interesting differences in transcriptional responses to secretion stress in the fungi Trichoderma reesei and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. BMC Genomics 7:32.

2. Balajee, S.A., Nickle, D., Varga, J. & Marr, K.A. 2006 Molecular studies reveal frequent misidentification of Aspergillus fumigatus by morphotyping. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1705-1712

3. Bauer, S., Vasu, P., Mort, A.J. & Somerville, C.R. 2006 Cloning, expression, and characterization of an oligoxyloglucan reducing end-specific xyloglucanobiohydrolase from Aspergillus nidulans. Carbohydr. Res. 340:2590-2597

4. Bauer, S., Vasu, P., Persson, S., Mort, A.J. & Somerville, C.R. 2006 Development and application of a suite of polysaccharide-degrading enzymes for analyzing plant cell walls. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 103:11417-11422

5. Berger, H., Pachlinger, R., Morozov, I., Goller, S., Narendja, F., Caddick, M. & Strauss, J. 2006 The GATA factor AreA regulates localization and in vivo binding site occupancy of the nitrate activator NirA. Mol. Microbiol. 59:433-546

6. Bhabhra, R., Zhao, W., Rhodes, J.C. & Askew, D.S. 2006 Nucleolar localization of Aspergillus fumigatus CgrA is temperature-dependent. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 1-7

7. Blumenstein, A., Vienken, K., Tasler, R., Purschwitz, J., Veith, D., Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. & Fischer, R. 2005 The Aspergillus nidulans phytochrome FphA represses sexual development in red light. Curr. Biol. 15:1833-1838 [see also comment by Idnurm & Heitman, below]

8. Bok, J.W., Balajee, S.A., Marr, K.A., Andes, D., Nielsen, K.F., Frisvad, J.C. & Keller, N.P. 2005 LaeA, a regulator of morphogenetic fungal virulence factors. Eukaryot. Cell 4:1574-1582

9. Bok, J.W., Hoffmeister, D., Maggio-Hall, L.A., Murillo, R., Glasner, J.D. & Keller, N.P. 2006 Genomic mining for Aspergillus natural products. Chem. Biol. 13:31-37

10. Bok, J.W., Noordermeer, D., Kale, S.P. & Keller, N.P. 2006 Secondary metabolic gene cluster silencing in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Microbiol. 61:1636-1645

11. Brock, M. 2005 Generation and phenotypic characterization of Aspergillus nidulans methylisocitrate lyase deletion mutants: methylisocitrate inhibits growth and conidiation. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71:5465-5475

12. Butler, M.I., Gray, J., Goodwin, T.J.D. & Poulter, R.T.M. 2006 The distribution and evolutionary history of the PRP8 intein. BMC Evol. Biol. 6:42

13. Caddick, M.X., Jones, M.G., van Tonder, J.M., Le Cordier, H., Narendja, F., Strauss, J. & Morozov, I.Y. 2006 Opposing signals differentially regulate transcript stability in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Microbiol. 62:509-519

14. Castillo, N.I., Fierro, F., Gutiérrez, S. & Martín, J.F. 2006 Genome-wide analysis of differentially expressed genes from Penicillium chrysogenum grown with a repressing or a non-repressing carbon source. Curr. Genet. 49:85-96

15. Chabane, S., Sarfati, J., Ibrahim-Granet, O., Du, C., Schmidt, C., Mouyna, I., Prevost, M.-C., Calderone, R. & Latgé, J.-P. 2006 Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored Ecm33p influences conidial cell wall biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72:3259-3267

16. Chang, P.-K., Horn, B.W. & Dorner, J.W. 2005 Sequence breakpoints in the aflatoxin biosynthesis cluster and flanking regions in nonaflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus isolates. Fungal Genet. Biol. 42:914-923

17. Coyle, C.M. and Panaccione, D.G. 2005 An ergot alkaloid biosynthesis gene and clustered hypothetical genes from Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71: 3112-3118.

18. Cramer, R.A.Jr., Gamcsik, M.P., Brooking, R.M., 2006 Disruption of a nonribosomal peptide synthetase in Aspergillus fumigatus eliminates gliotoxin production. Eukaryot. Cell 5:972-980

19. Davé, A., Jeenes, D.J., Mackenzie, D.A. & Archer, D.B. 2006 HacA-independent induction of chaperone-encoding gene bipA in Aspergillus niger strains overproducing membrane proteins. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 953-955

20. De Maeseneire, S.L., De Groeve, M.R.M., Dauvrin, T., De Mey, M., Soetaert, W. & Vandamme, E.J. 2006 Cloning, sequence analysis and heterologous expression of the Myrothecium gramineum orotidine-5'-monophosphate decarboxylase gene. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 261:262-271,

21. de Waard, M.A., Andrade, A.C., Hayashi, K., Schoonbeek, H.-J., Stergiopoulos, I. & Zwiers, L.-H. 2006 Impact of fungal drug transporters on fungicide sensitivity, multidrug resistance and virulence. Pest Manag. Sci. 62:195-207

22. Do, H.J., Park, Y.-K. & Choi, D.-K. 2005 A computational approach to the inference of sphingolipid pathways from the genome of Aspergillus fumigatus. Curr. Genet. 48:134-141

23. Douglas, L.M., Alvarez, F.J., McCreary, C. & Konopka, J.B. 2005 Septin function in yeast model systems and pathogenic fungi. Eukaryot. Cell 4:1503-1512

24. Ebel, F., Schwienbacher, M., Beyer, J., Heesemann, J., Brakhage, A.A. & Brock, M. 2006 Analysis of the regulation, expression, and localisation of the isocitrate lyase from Aspergillus fumigatus, a potential target for antifungal drug development. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 475-489

25. Efimov, V.P., Zhang, J. & Xiang, X. 2006 CLIP-170 homologue and NUDE play overlapping roles in NUDF localization in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Biol. Cell 17:2021-2034

26. Eisendle, M., Schrettl, M., Kragl, C., Müller, D., Illmer, P. & Haas, H. 2006 The intracellular siderophore ferrocrocin is involved in iron storage, oxidative-stress resistance, germination, and sexual development in Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1596-1603

27. Emri, T., Molnár, Z. & Pócsi, I. 2005 The appearances of autolytic and apoptotic markers are concomitant but differently regulated in carbon-starving Aspergillus nidulans cultures. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 251:297-303

28. Erpapazoglou, Z., Kafasla, P. & Sophianopoulou, V. 2006 The product of the SHR3 orthologue of Aspergillus nidulans has restricted range of amino acid transporter targets. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:222-233, Erratum: 43: 667.

29. Espeso, E.A., Cobeño, L. & Arst, H.N.Jr. 2005 Discrepancies between recombination frequencies and physical distances in Aspergillus nidulans: implications for gene identification. Genetics. 171:835-838

30. Ferreira, M.E. da S., Kress, M.R.V.Z., Savoldi, M., Goldman, M.H.S., Härtl, A., Heinekamp, T., Brakhage, A.A. & Goldman, G.H., 2006 The akuBKU80 mutant deficient for nonhomologous end joining is a powerful tool for analyzing pathogenicity in Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryot. Cell 5:207-211

31. Ferreira, M.E. da S., Malavazi, I., Savoldi, M., Brakhage, A.A., Goldman, M.H.S., Kim, H.S., Nierman, W.C. & Goldman, G.H. 2006 Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus exposed to voriconazole. Curr. Genet. 50:32-44

32. Ferreira, M.E. da S., Solvadi, M., Bonato, P.S., Goldman, M.H.S. & Goldman, G.H. 2006 Fungal metabolic model for tyrosinemia type3: molecular characterization of a gene encoding a 4-hydroxy-phenyl pyruvate dioxygenase from Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1441-1445

33. Fierro, F., García-Estrada, C., Castillos, N.I., Rodriguez, R., Velasco-Conde, T. & Martín, J.-F. 2006 Transcriptional and bioinformatic analysis of the 56.8 kb DNA region amplified in tandem repeats containing the penicillin gene cluster in Penicillium chrysogenum. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 618-629

34. Fitzgibbon, G.J., Morozov, I.Y., Jones, M.G. & Caddick, M.X. 2005 Genetic analysis of the TOR pathway in Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 4:1595-1598

35. Flipphi, M., Robellet, X., Dequier, E., Leschelle, X., Felenbok, B. & Velot, C. 2006 Functional analysis of alcS, a gene of the alc cluster in Aspergillus nidulans. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:247-260

36. Forment, J.V., Flipphi, M., Ramón, D., Ventura, L. & MacCabe, A.P. 2006 Identification of the mstE gene encoding a glucose-inducible, low affinity glucose transporter in Aspergillus nidulans. J. Biol. Chem. 281:8339-8346

37. Forment, J.V., Ramón, D. & MacCabe, A.P. 2006 Consecutive gene deletions in Aspergillus nidulans: application of the Cre/lox system. Curr. Genet. 50:217-224

38. Fortwendel, J.R., Zhao, W., Bhabhra, R., Park, S., Perlin, D.S., Askew, D.S. & Rhodes, J.C. 2005 A fungus-specific Ras homolog contributes to the hyphal growth and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryot. Cell 4:1982-1989

39. Galagan, J.E., Calvo, S.E., Cuomo, C., Ma, L.J., Wortman, J.R., Batzoglou, S., Lee, S.I., Basürkmen, M., Spevak, C.C., Clutterbuck, J., Kapitonov, V., Jurka J., Scazzocchio, C., Farman, M., Butler, J., Purcell, S., Harris, S., Braus, G.H., Draht, O., Busch, S., D'Enfert, C., Bouchier, C., Goldman, G.H., Bell-Pedersen, D., Griffiths-Jones, S., Doonan, J.H., Yu, J., Vienken, K., Pain, A., Freitag, M., Selker, E.U., Archer, D.B., Peñalva, M.Á., Oakley, B.R., Momany, M., Tanaka, T., Kumagai, T., Asai, K., Machida, M., Nierman, W.C., Denning, D.W., Caddick, M., Hynes, M., Paoletti, M., Fischer, R., Miller, B., Dyer, P., Sachs, M.S., Osmani, S.A. & Birren, B.W. 2005 Sequencing of Aspergillus nidulans and comparative analysis with A. fumigatus and A. oryzae. Nature. 438:1105-1115.

40. Goffeau, A. 2005 Multiple molds. Nature 438:1092-1093

41. Goncalves, R. de C.R. & Pombeiro-Sponchiado, S.R. 2005 Antioxidant activity of the melanin pigment extracted from Aspergillus nidulans. Biol. Pharm. Bull. 28:1129-1131

42. Greenstein, S., Shadkchan, Y., Jadoun, J., Sharon, C., Markovich, S. & Osherov, N. 2006 Analysis of the Aspergillus nidulans thaumatin-like cetA gene and evidence for transcriptional repression of pyr4 expression in the cetA-disrupted strain. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 42-53

43. Han, K.-H., Kim, J.H., Kim, W.-S. & Han, D.-M. 2005 The snpA, a temperature-sensitive suppressor of npgA1, encodes the eukaryotic translation release factor, eRF1, in Aspergillus nidulans. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 251:155-160

44. Herranz, S., Rodríguez, J.M., Bussink, H.-J., Sánchez-Ferrero, J.C., Arst, H.N. Jr., Peñalva, M.A. & Vincent, O. 2005 Arrestin-related proteins mediate pH signaling in fungi. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 102:12141-12146

45. Herrmann, M., Spröte, P. & Brakhage, A.A. 2006 Protein kinase C (PkcA) of Aspergillus nidulans is involved in penicillin production. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 2957-2970

46. Higuchi, Y., Nakahama, T., Shoji, J.-Y., Arioka, M. & Kitamoto, K. 2006 Visualization of the endocytic pathway in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae using an EGFP-fused plasma membrane protein. Biochem. Biophys, Res. Commun. 340:784-791

47. Hisada, H., Hata, Y., Kawato, A., Abe, Y. & Akita, O. 2005 Cloning and expression analysis of two catalase genes from Aspergillus oryzae. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 99:562-568

49. Hong, S., Horiuchi, H. & Ohta, A. 2005 Identification and molecular cloning of a gene encoding Phospholipase A2 (plaA) from Aspergillus nidulans. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1735:222-229

50. Hynes, M.J., Murray, S.L., Duncan, A., Khew, G.S. & Davis, M.A. 2006 Regulatory genes controlling fatty acid catabolism and peroxisomal functions in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 5:794-805

51. Ichinomiya, M., Ohta, A. & Horiuchi, H. 2005 Expression of asexual developmental regulator gene abaA is affected in the double mutants of classes I and II chitin synthase genes, chsC and chsA, of Aspergillus nidulans. Curr. Genet. 48:171-183

52. Idnurm, A. & Heitman, J. 2005 Photosensing fungi: phytochrome in the spotlight.[comment on Blumenstein et al. see above]. Curr. Biol. 15:R829-832

53. Illmer, P., Buttinger, R. 2006 Interactions between iron availability, aluminium toxicity and fungal siderophores. BioMetals 19:367-377

54. Ishi, K., Watanabe, T., Juvvadi, P.R., Maruyama, J. & Kitamoto, K. 2005 Development of a modified positive selection medium that allows to isolate Aspergillus oryzae strains cured of the integrated niaD-based plasmid. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 69:2463-2465

55. Jin, Y., Weining, S. & Nevo, E. 2005 A MAPK gene from Dead Sea fungus confers stress tolerance to lithium salt and freezing-thawing: prospects for saline agriculture. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 102:18992-18997

56. Johns, S.A., Leeder, A.C., Safaie, M. & Turner, G. 2006 Depletion of Aspergillus nidulans cotA causes a severe polarity defect which is not suppressed by the nuclear migration mutation nudA2. Mol. Gen. Genomics 275:593-604

57. Juvvadi, P.R., Seshime, Y. & Kitamoto, K. 2005 Genomics reveals traces of fungal phenylpropanoid-flavonoid metabolic pathway in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae. J. Microbiol. 43:475-486

58.Katz, M.E., Gray, K.-A. & Cheetham, B.F. 2006 The Aspergillus nidulans xprG (phoG) gene encodes a putative transcriptional activator involved in the response to nutrient limitation. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:190-199.

59. Kikuma, T., Ohneda, M., Arioka, M. & Kitamoto, K. 2006 Functional analysis of the ATG8 homologue Aoatg8 and role of autophagy in differentiation and germination in Aspergillus oryzae. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1328-1336

60. Kim, J.-M., Lu, L., Shao, R., Chin, J. & Liu, B. 2006 Isolation of mutations that bypass the requirement of the septation initiation network for septum formation and conidiation in Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics 173:685-696

61. Kniemeyer, O., Lessing, F., Schneibner, O., Hertweck, C. & Brakhage, A.A. 2006 Optimisation of a 2-D gel electrophoresis protocol for the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Curr. Genet. 49:178-189

62. Krantz, M., Becit, E. & Hohmann, S. 2006 Comparative genomics of the HOG-signalling system in fungi. Curr. Genet. 49:137-151

63. Krappmann, S., Jung, N., Medi, B., Busch, S., Prade, R.A. & Braus, G.H. 2006 The Aspergillus nidulans F-box protein GrrA links SCF activity to meiosis. Mol. Microbiol. 61:76-88

64. Krappmann, S., Sasse, C. & Braus, G.H. 2006 Gene targeting in Aspergillus fumigatus by homologous recombination is facilitated in a nonhomologous end-joining-deficient genetic background. Eukaryot. Cell 5:212-215

65. Kupfahl, C., Heinekamp, T., Geginat, G., Ruppert, T., Härtl, A., Hof, H. & Brakhage, A.A. 2006 Deletion of the gliP gene of Aspergillus fumigatus results in loss of gliotoxin production but has no effect on virulence of the fungus in a low-dose mouse infection model. Mol. Microbiol. 62:292-302

66. Lafon, A., Han, K.-H., Seo, J.-A., Yu, J.-H. & d'Enfert, C. 2006 G-protein and cAMP-mediated signaling in aspergilli: a genomic perspective. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:490-502

67. Lafon, A., Seo, J.-A., Han, K.-H., Yu, J.-H. & d'Enfert, C. 2005 The heterotrimeric G-protein GanB(a)-SfaD(b)-GpgA(g) is a carbon source sensor involved in early cAMP-dependent germination in Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics 171:71-80

68. Lee, B.-Y., Han, S.-Y., Choi, H.G., Kim, J.H., Han, K.-H. & Han, D.-M. 2005 Screening of growth- or development-related genes by using genomic library with inducible promoter in Aspergillus nidulans. J. Microbiol. 43:523-528

69. Lenobel, R., Sebela, M. & Frébort, I. 2005 Mapping the primary structure of copper/topaquinone-containing methylamine oxidase from Aspergillus niger. Folia Microbiol. 50:401-408

70. Li, S., Du, L., Yuen, G. & Harris, S.D. 2006 Distinct ceramide synthases regulate polarized growth in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Biol. Cell 17:1218-1227

71. Li, W., Rehmeyer, C.J., Staben, C. & Farman, M.L. 2005 TERMINUS – Telomeric end-read mining in unassembled sequences. Bioinformatics 21:1695-1698

72. Lima, J.F., Malavazi, I., von Zeska Kress Fagundes, M.R., Savoldi, M., Goldman, M.H., Schwier, E., Braus, G.H. & Goldman, G.H. 2005 The csnD/csnE signalosome genes are involved in the Aspergillus nidulans DNA damage response. Genetics 171:1003-1015

73. Liu, M., Healy, M.D., Dougherty, B.A., Esposito, K.M., Maurice, T.C., Mazzucco, C.E., Bruccoleri, R.E., Davison, D.B., Frosco, M., Barrett, J.F. & Wang, Y.-K. 2006 Conserved fungal genes as potential targets for broad-spectrum antifungal drug discovery. Eukaryot. Cell 5:638-649

74. Liu, Y. & Bell-Pedersen, D. 2006 Circadian rhythms in Neurospora crassa and other fungi. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1184-1193

75. Lombardi, L.M. & Brody, S. 2005 Circadian rhythms in Neurospora crassa: clock gene homologues in fungi. Fungal Genet. Biol. 42:887-892

76. Lutz, M.V., Bovenberg, R.A.L., van der Klei, I.J. & Veenhuis, M. 2005 Synthesis of Penicillium chrysogenum acetyl-CoA:isopenicillin N acyltransferase in Hansenula polymorpha: first step towards the introduction of a new metabolic pathway. FEMS Yeast Res. 5:1063-1067

77. Machida, M., Asai, K., Sano, M., Tanaka, T., Kumagai, T., Terai, G., Kusumoto, K., Arima, T., Akita, O., Kashiwagi, Y., Abe, K., Gomi, K., Horiuchi, H., Kitamoto, K., Kobayashi, T., Takeuchi, M., Denning, D.W., Galagan, J.E., Nierman, W.C., Yu, J., Archer, D.B., Bennett, J.W., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Fedorova, N.D., Gotoh, O., Horikawa, H., Hosoyama, A., Ichinomiya, M., Igarashi, R., Iwashita, K., Juvvadi, P.R., Kato, M., Kato, Y., Kin, T., Kokubun, A., Maeda, H., Maeyama, N., Maruyama, J., Nagasaki, H., Nakajima, T., Oda, K., Okada, K., Paulsen, I., Sakamoto, K., Sawano, T., Takahashi, M., Takase, K., Terabayashi, Y., Wortman, J.R., Yamada, O., Yamagata, Y., Anazawa, H., Hata, Y., Koide, Y., Komori, T., Koyama, Y., Minetoki, T., Suharnan, S., Tanaka, A., Isono, K., Kuhara, S., Ogasawara, N. & Kikuchi, H. 2005 Genome sequencing and analysis of Aspergillus oryzae. Nature 438:1157-1161

78. MacKenzie, D.A., Guillemette, T., Al-Sheikh, H., Watson, A.J., Jeenes, D.J., Wongwathanarat, P., Dunn-Coleman, N.S., van Peij, N. & Archer, D.B. 2005 UPR-independent dithiothreitol stress-induced genes in Aspergillus niger. Mol. Gen. Genomics 274:410-418

79. Mah, J.-H. & Yu, J.-H. 2006 Upstream and downstream regulation of asexual development in Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1585-1595

80. Maiya, S., Grundmann, A., Li, S.-M. & Turner, G. 2006 The fumitremorgin gene cluster of Aspergillus fumigatus: identification of a gene encoding brevianamide F synthetase. Chembiochem. 7:1062-1069

81. Malavazi, I., Savoldi, M., Zingaretti Di Mauro, S.M., Menck, C.F.M., Harris, S.D., Goldman, M.H. de S. & Goldman, G.H. 2006 Transcriptome analysis of Aspergillus nidulans exposed to camptothecin-induced DNA damage. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1688-1705

82. Malavazi, I., Semighini, C.P., Kress, M.R.von Z., Harris, S.D. & Goldman, G.H. 2006 Regulation of hyphal morphogenesis and the DNA damage response by the Aspergillus nidulans ATM homolog AtmA. Genetics 173:99-109

83. Mander, G.J., Wang, H., Bodie, E., Wagner, J., Vienken, K., Vinuesa, C., Foster, C., Leeder, A.C., Allen, G., Hamill, V., Janssen, G.G., Dunn-Coleman, N., Karos, M., Lemaire, H.G., Subkowski, T., Bollschweiler, C., Turner, G., Nüsslein, B. & Fischer, R. 2006 Use of laccase as a novel, versatile reporter system in filamentous fungi. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72:5020-5026

84. Marins, J.F. & Castro-Prado, M.A.A. 2006 Mutants of Aspergillus nidulans affected in asexual development. J. Genet. 85:77-81

85. Martín de Valmaseda, E.M., Campoy, S., Naranjo, L., Casqueiro, J. & Martín, J.F. 2005 Lysine is catabolized to 2-aminoadipic acid in Penicillium chrysogenum by an w-aminotransferase and to saccharopine by a lysine 2-ketoglutarate reductase. Characterization of the w-aminotransferase. Mol. Gen. Genomics 274:272-282

86. Maruyama, J., Kikuchi, S. & Kitamoto, K. Differential distribution of the endoplasmic reticulum network as visualized by the BipA-EGFP fusion protein in hyphal compartments across the septum of the filamentous fungus, Aspergillus oryzae. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 642-654

87. Maubon, D., Park, S., Tanguy, M., Huerre, M., Schmitt, C., Prévost, M.C., Perlin, D.S., Latgé, J.P. & Beauvais, A. 2006 AGS3, an a(1-3)glucan synthase gene family member of Aspergillus fumigatus, modulates mycelium growth in the lung of experimentally infected mice. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 366-375

88. Meyer, V., Spielvogel, A., Funk, L., Tilburn, J., Arst, H.N.Jr. & Stahl, U. 2005 Alkaline pH-induced up-regulation of the afp gene encoding the antifungal protein (AFP) of Aspergillus giganteus is not mediated by the transcription factor PacC: possible involvement of calcineurin. Mol. Gen. Genomics 274: 295-306

89. Mogensen, J., Nielsen, H.B., Hofmann, G. & Nielsen, J. 2006 Transcription analysis using high-density micro-arrays of Aspergillus nidulans wild-type and creA mutant during growth on glucose or ethanol. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:593-603

90. Monahan, B.J., Askin, M.C., Hynes, M.J. & Davis, M.A. 2006 Differential expression of Aspergillus nidulans ammonium permease genes is regulated by GATA transcription factor AreA. Eukaryot. Cell 5:226-237

91. Montiel, M.D., Lee, H.A. & Archer, D.B. 2006 Evidence of RIP (repeat-induced point mutation) in transposase sequences of Aspergillus oryzae. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:439-445

92. Mulder, H.J., Nikolaev, I. & Madrid, S.M. 2006 HACA, the transcriptional activator of the unfolded protein response (UPR) in Aspergillus niger, binds to partly palindromic UPR elements of the consensus sequence 5¢-CAN(G/A)NTGT/GCCT-3¢. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 560-572

93. Nakajima, K., Asakura, T., Maruyama, J., Morita, Y., Oike, H., Shimizu-Ibuka, A., Misaka, T., Sorimachi, H., Arai, S., Kitamoto, K. & Abe, K. 2006 Extracellular production of neoculin, a sweet-tasting heterodimeric protein with taste-modifying activity, by Aspergillus oryzae. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72:3716-3723

94. Naranjo, L., Lamas-Maceiras, M., Ullán, R.V., Campoy, S., Teijeira, F., Casqueiro, J. & Martín, J.F. 2005 Characterization of the oat1 gene of Penicillium chrysogenum encoding an w-aminotransferase: induction by L-lysine, L-ornithine and L-arginine and repression by ammonium. Mol. Gen. Genomics 274:283-294

95. Nayak, T., Szewczyk, E., Oakley, C.E., Osmani, A., Ukil, L., Murray, S.L., Hynes, M.J., Osmani, S.A. & Oakley, B.R. 2006 A versatile and efficient gene-targeting system for Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics 172:1557-1566

96. Nielsen, C.B., Friedman, B., Birren, B., Burge, C.B., Galagan, J.E. 2004 Patterns of intron gain and loss in fungi. Plos Biology 2:e422

97. Nielsen, M.L., Albertsen, L., Lettier, G., Nielsen, J.B. & Mortensen, U.H. 2006 Efficient PCR-based gene targeting with a recyclable marker for Aspergillus nidulans. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 54-64

98. Nierman, W.C., May, G., Kim, H.S., Anderson, M.J., Chen, D. & Denning, D.W. 2005 What the Aspergillus genomes have told us. Medical Mycology. 43 Suppl. 1:S3-5

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100. O’Callaghan, J., Stapleton, P.C. & Dobson, D.W. 2006 Ochratoxin A biosynthetic genes in Aspergillus ochraceus are differentially regulated by pH and nutritional stimuli. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:213-221

101. Oda, K., Kakizono, D., Yamada, O., Iefuji, H., Akita, O. & Iwashita, K. 2006 Proteomic analysis of extracellular proteins from Aspergillus oryzae grown under submerged and solid-state culture conditions. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 3448-3457

102. Ohneda, M., Arioka, M. & Kitamoto, K. 2005 Isolation and characterization of Aspergillus oryzae vacuolar protein sorting mutants. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71: 4856-4861.

103. Ohtaki, S., Maeda, H., Takahashi. T., Yamagata, Y., Hasegawa, F., Gomi, K., Nakajima, T. & Abe, K. 2006 Novel hydrophobic surface binding protein, HsbA, produced by Aspergillus oryzae. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 2407-2413

104. Orbach, M.J. & Turgeon, B.G. 2006 The XXIII fungal genetics conference, March 15-20, 2005, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43: 669-678

105. Orozco-Villafuerte, J., Buendía-González, L., Cruz-Sosa, F. & Vernon-Carter, E.J. 2005 Increased mesquite gum formation in nodal explants cultures after treatment with a microbial biomass preparation. Plant Physiol. Biochem. (Paris) 43:802-807

106. Paoletti, M., Rydhold, C., Schwier, E.U., Anderson, M.J., Szakacs, G., Lutzoni, F., Debeaupuis, J.-P., Latgé, J.-P., Denning, D.W. & Dyer, P.S. 2005 Evidence for sexuality in the opportunistic fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. Curr. Biol. 15:1242-1248

107. Peñalva, M.A. 2005 Tracing the endocytic pathway of Aspergillus nidulans with FM4-64. Fungal Genet. Biol. 42: 963-975

108. Perlinska-Lenart, U., Kurzatkowski, W., Janas, P., Kopinska, A., Palamarczyk, G. & Kruszewska, J.S. 2005 Protein production and secretion in an Aspergillus nidulans mutant impaired in glycosylation. Acta Biochim. Pol. 52:195-206

109. Perrone, G., Mulè, G., Susca, A., Battilani, P., Pietri, A. & Logrieco, A. 2006 Ochratoxin A production and amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis of Aspergillus carbonarius, Aspergillus tubigensis, and Aspergillus niger strains isolated from grapes in Italy. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 680-685

110. Pócsi, I., Miskei, M., Karányi, Z., Emri, T., Ayoubi, P., Pusztahelyi, T., Balla, G. & Prade, R.A. 2005 Comparison of gene expression signatures of diamide, H2O2 and menadione exposed Aspergillus nidulans cultures — linking genome-wide transcriptional changes to cellular physiology. BMC Genomics 6:182.

111. Pongsunk, A., Andrianopoulos, A. & Chaiyaroj, A.C. 2005 Conditional lethal disruption of TATA-binding protein gene in Penicillium marneffei. Fungal Genet. Biol. 42:893-903

112. Reichard, U., Léchenne, B., Asif, A.R., Streit, F., Grouzmann, E., Jousson, O. & Monod, M. 2006 Sedolisins, a new class of secreted proteases from Aspergillus fumigatus with endoprotease or tripeptidyl-peptidase activity at acidic pHs. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 1739-1748

113. Rep, M., Duyvesteijn, R.G.E., Gale, L., Usgaard, T., Cornelissen, B.J.C., Ma, L.-J. & Ward, T.J. 2006 The presence of GC-AG introns in Neurospora crassa and other euascomycetes determined from analyses of complete genomes: implications for automated gene prediction. Genomics 87:338-347

114. Robbertse, B., Reeves, J.B., Schoch, C.L. & Spatafora, J.W. 2006 A phylogenomic analysis of the Ascomycota. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:715-525

115. Rocha, E.M.F., Gardiner, R.E., Park, S., Martinez-Rossi, N.M. & Perlin, D.S. 2006 A Phe389Leu substitution in ErgA confers terbinafine resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 50:2533-2536

116. Ronning, C.M., Fedorova, N.D., Bowyer, P., Coulson, R., Goldman, G., Kim, H.S., Turner, G., Wortman, J.R., Yu, J., Anderson, M.J., Denning, D.W. & Nierman, W.C. 2005 Genomics of Aspergillus fumigatus. Rev. Iberoam. Micol. 22:223-228

117. Rydholm, C., Szakacs, G. & Lutzoni, F. 2006 Low genetic variation and no detectable population structure in Aspergillus fumigatus compared to closely related Neosartorya species. Eukaryot. Cell 5:650-657

118. Sakuno, E., Wen, Y., Hatabayashi, H., Arai, H., Aoki, C., Yabe, K. & Nakajima, H. 2005 Aspergillus parasiticus cyclase catalyzes two dehydration steps in aflatoxin biosynthesis. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71: 2999-3006

119. Schmitt, M.R., Carzaniga, R., Cotter, H.van T., O'Connell, R. & Hollomon, D. 2006 Microscopy reveals disease control through novel effects on fungal development: a case study with an early-generation benzophenone fungicide. Pest Manag. Sci. 62:383-392

120. Schoustra, S.E., Debets, A.J., Slakhorst, M. & Hoekstra, R.F. 2006 Reducing the cost of resistance; experimental evolution in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans. J. Evol. Bio. 19:1115-1127

121. Schwecke, T., Göttling, K., Durek, P., Dueñas, I., Käufer, N.F., Zock-Emmenthal, S., Staub, E., Neuhof, T., Dieckmann, R. & von Dohren, H. 2006 Nonribosomal peptide synthesis in Schizosaccharomyces pombe and the architectures of ferrichrome-type siderophore synthetases in fungi. Chembiochem. 7:612-622

122. Semighini, C.P., Hornby, J.M., Dumitru, R., Nickerson, K.W. & Harris, S.D. 2006 Farnesol-induced apoptosis in Aspergillus nidulans reveals a possible mechanism for antagonistic interactions between fungi. Mol. Microbiol. 59:753-764

123. Semighini, C.P., Savoldi, M., Goldman, G.H. & Harris, S.D. 2006 Functional characterization of the putative Aspergillus nidulans poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase homolog PrpA. Genetics 173:87-98

124. Seo, J.-A., Guan, Y. & Yu, J.-H. 2006 FluG-dependent asexual development in Aspergillus nidulans occurs via derepression. Genetics 172: 1535-1544

125. Seo, J.-A., Han, K.-H. & Yu, J.-H. 2005 Multiple roles of a heterotrimeric G-protein g-subunit in governing growth and development of Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics 171:81-89

126. Seo, J.-A. & Yu, J.-H. 2006 The phosducin-like protein PhnA is required for Gbg-mediated signaling for vegetative growth, developmental control, and toxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 5:400-410

127. Shea, J.M. & Del Poeta, M. 2006 Lipid signaling in pathogenic fungi. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 9:352-358

128. Shoji, J.-Y., Arioka, M. & Kitamoto, K. 2006 Vacuolar membrane dynamics in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae. Eukaryot. Cell 5:411-421

129. Singh, J., Rimek, D. & Kappe, R. 2006 Intrinsic in vitro susceptibility of primary clinical isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus terreus, Aspergillus nidulans, Candida albicans and Candida lusitaniae against amphotericin B. Mycoses 49:96-103

130. Soid-Raggi, G., Sanchez, O. & Aguirre, J. 2006 TmpA, a member of a novel family of putative membrane flavoproteins, regulates asexual development in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Microbiol. 59:854-869

131. Steinbach, W.J., Cramer, R.A.Jr., Perfect, B.Z., Asfaw, Y.G., Sauer, T.C., Najvar, L.K., Kirkpatrick, W.R., Patterson, T.F., Benjamin, D.K.Jr., Heitman, J. & Perfect, J.R. 2006 Calcineurin controls growth, morphology, and pathogenicity in Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1091-1103

132. Takeshita, N., Yamashita, S., Ohta, A. & Horiuchi, H. 2006 Aspergillus nidulans class V and VI chitin synthases CsmA and CsmB, each with a myosin motor-like domain, perform compensatory functions that are essential for hyphal tip growth. Mol. Microbiol. 59:1380-1394

133. Tanaka, H., Nakamura, T., Hayashi, S. & Ohta, K. 2005 Purification and properties of an extracellular endo-1,4-beta-xylanase from Penicillium citrinum and characterization of the encoding gene. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 100:623-630

134. Tanoue, S., Kamei, K., Goda, H., Tanaka, A., Kobayashi, T., Tsukagoshi, N. & Kato, M. 2006 The region in a subunit of the Aspergillus CCAAT-binding protein similar to the HAP4p-recruiting domain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Hap5p is not essential for transcriptional enhancement. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:782-787

135. Tilburn, J., Sánchez-Ferrero, J.C., Reoyo, E., Arst, H.N.Jr. & Peñalva, M.A. 2005 Mutational analysis of the pH signal transduction component PalC of Aspergillus nidulans supports distant similarity to BRO1 domain family members. Genetics 171:393-401

136. Todd, R.B., Fraser, J.A., Wong, K.H., Davis, M.A. & Hynes, M.J. 2005 Nuclear accumulation of the GATA factor AreA in response to complete nitrogen starvation by regulation of nuclear export. Eukaryot. Cell 4:1646-1653

137. Tominaga, M., Lee, Y.-H., Hayashi, R., Suzuki, Y., Yamada, O., Sakamoto, K., Gotoh, K. & Akita, O. 2006 Molecular analysis of an inactive aflatoxin biosynthesis gene cluster in Aspergillus oryzae RIB strains. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 484-490.

138. Tribus, M., Galehr, J., Trojer, P., Brosch, G., Loidl, P., Marx, F., Haas, H. & Graessle, S. 2005 HdaA, a major class 2 histone deacetylase of Aspergillus nidulans, affects growth under conditions of oxidative stress. Eukaryot. Cell 4:1736-1745

139. Tsitsigiannis, D.I. & Keller, N.P. 2006 Oxylipins act as determinants of natural product biosynthesis and seed colonization in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Microbiol. 59:882-892

140. Tüncher, A., Spröte, P., Gehrke, A. & Brakhage, A.A. 2005 The CCAAT-binding complex of eukaryotes: evolution of a second NLS in the HapB subunit of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans despite functional conservation at the molecular level between yeast, A.nidulans and human. J. Mol. Biol. 352:517-533

141. Vala, A.K., Dave, B.P. & Dube, H.C. 2006 Chemical characterization and quantification of siderophores produced by marine and terrestrial aspergilli. Can. J. Microbiol. 52:603-607

142. van Diepeningen, A.D., Debets, A.J.M. & Hoekstra, R.F. 2006 Dynamics of dsRNA mycoviruses in black Aspergillus populations. Fungal Genet. Biol. 43:446-452

143. Vanden Wymelenberg, A., Sabat, G., Mozuch, M., Kersten, P.J., Cullen, D. & Blanchette, R.A. 2006 Structure, organization, and transcriptional regulation of a family of copper radical oxidase genes in the lignin-degrading basidiomycete Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72:4871-4877

144. Veith, D., Scherr, N., Efimov, V.P. & Fischer, R. 2005 Role of the spindle-pole-body protein ApsB and the cortex protein ApsA in microtubule organization and nuclear migration in Aspergillus nidulans. J. Cell Sci. 118:3705-3716

145. Vienken, K. & Fischer, R. 2006 The Zn(II)2Cys6 putative transcription factor NosA controls fruiting body formation in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Microbiol. 61:544-554

146. Vinck, A., Terlou, M., Pestman, W.R., Martens, E.P., Ram, A.F., van den Hondel, C.A.M.J.J. & Wösten, A.B. 2005 Hyphal differentiation in the exploring mycelium of Aspergillus niger. Mol. Microbiol. 58:693-699

147. Virag, A. & Harris, S.D. 2006 Functional characterization of Aspergillus nidulans homologues of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Spa2 and Bud6. Eukaryot. Cell 5:881-895

148. Virga, K.G., Zhang, Y.-M., Leonardi, R., Ivey, R.A., Hevener, K., Park, H.-W., Jackowski, S., Rock, C.O. & Lee, R.E. 2006 Structure-activity relationships and enzyme inhibition of pantothenamide-type pantothenate kinase inhibitors. Bioorganic Med. Chem. 14:1007-1020

149. Vlanti, A., Amillis, S., Koukaki, M. & Diallinas, G. 2006 A novel-type substrate-selectivity filter and ER-exit determinants in the UapA purine transporter. J. Mol. Biol. 357:808-819

150. Woo, P.C.Y., Chong, K.T.K., Tse, H., Cai, J.J., Lau, C.C.Y., Zhou, A.C., Lau, S.K.P. & Yuen, K.Y. 2006 Genomic and experimental evidence for a potential sexual cycle in the pathogenic thermal dimorphic fungus Penicillium marneffei. FEBS Lett. 580:3409-3416, Corrigendum: 580:4976-4977

151. Xue, C., Bahn, Y.-S., Cox, G.M. & Heitman, J. 2006 G protein-coupled receptor Gpr4 senses amino acids and activates the cAMP-PKA pathway in Cryptococcus neoformans. Mol. Biol. Cell. 17:667-679

152. Yu, J.-H. 2006 Heterotrimeric G protein signaling and RGSs in Aspergillus nidulans. J. Microbiol. (Korea) 44:145-154

153. Yu, J.-H. & Keller, N. 2005 Regulation of secondary metabolism in filamentous fungi. Ann. Rev. Phytopathol. 43:437-458

154. Yu, J.-H., Mah, J.-H. & Seo, J.-A. 2006 Growth and developmental control in the model and pathogenic Aspergilli. Eukaryot. Cell 5:1577-1584

155. Zucchi, T.D., Zucchi, F.D., Poli, P., Soares de Melo, I. & Zucchi, T.M.A.D. 2005 A short-term test adapted to detect the genotoxic effects of environmental volatile pollutants (benzene fumes) using the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans. J. Env. Monitoring. 7:598-602


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