Aspergillus Bibliography 2007

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

1. Akao, T., Yamaguchi, M., Yahara, A., Yoshiuchi, K., Fujita, H., Yamada, O., Akita, O., Ohmachi, T., Asada, Y. & Yoshida, T. 2006 Cloning and expression of 1,2-a-mannosidase gene (fmanIB) from filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae: in vivo visualization of the FmanIBp-GFP fusion protein. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:471-479

2. Alvarez, F.J., Douglas, L.M. & Konopka, J.B. 2007 Sterol-rich plasma membrane domains in fungi. Eukaryot. Cell 6:755-763

3. Araujo, R., Pina-Vaz, C. & Rodrigues, A.G. 2007 Susceptibility of environmental versus clinical strains of pathogenic Aspergillus. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 29:108-111

4. Asano, Y., Hagiwara, D., Yamashino, T. & Mizuno, T. 2007 Characterization of the bZip-type transcription factor NapA with reference to oxidative stress response in Aspergillus nidulans. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:1800-1803

5. Azuma, N., Kanamaru, K., Matsushika. A., Yamashino, T., Mizuno, T., Kato, M. & Kobayashi, T. 2007 In vitro analysis of His-Asp phosphorelays in Aspergillus nidulans: the first direct evidence for the existence of His-Asp phosphotransfer systems in fungi. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:2493-2502

6. Bachand, F. 2007 Protein arginine methyltransferases: from unicellular eukaryotes to humans. Eukaryot. Cell 6:889-898

7. Baker, R.E. & Rogers, K. 2006 Phylogenetic analysis of fungal centromere H3 proteins. Genetics 174:1481-1492

8. Balajee, S.A., Tay, S.T., Lasker, B.A., Hurst, S.F. & Rooney, A.P. 2007 Characterization of a novel gene for strain typing reveals substructuring of Aspergillus fumigatus across North America. Eukaryot. Cell 6:1392-1399

9. Baskova, L., Landlinger, C., Preuner, S. & Lion, T. 2007 The Pan-AC assay: a single-reaction real-time PCR test for quantitative detection of a broad range of Aspergillus and Candida species. J. Med. Microbiol. 56:1167-1173

10. Becker, T.C.A. & de Castro-Prado, M.A.A. 200 Parasexuality in asexual development mutants of Aspergillus nidulans. Biol. Res. 39:297-305

11. Benoit, I., Asther, Y., Bourne, Y., Navarro, D., Canaan, S., Lesage-Meesen, L., Herweijer, M., Coutinho, P.M., Asther, M. & Record, E. 2007 Gene overexpression and biochemical characterization of the biotechnologically relevant chlorogenic acid hydrolase from Aspergillus niger. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 73:5624-5632

12. Bergmann, S., Schümann, J., Scherlach, K., Lange, C., Brakhage, A.A. & Hertweck, C. 2007 Genomics-driven discovery of PKS-NRPS hybrid metabolites from Aspergillus nidulans. Nature Chem. Biol. 3: 213-217

13. Bernardo, S.M., Gray, K.A., Todd, R.B., Cheetham, B.F. & Katz. M.E. 2007 Characterization of regulatory non-catalytic hexokinases in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Gen. Genomics 277:519-532

14. Bernreiter, A., Ramon, A., Fernández-Martínez, J., Berger, H., Araújo-Bazán, L., Espeso, E.A., Pachlinger, R., Gallmetzer, A., Anderl, I., Scazzocchio, C. & Strauss, J. 2007 Nuclear Export of the Transcription Factor NirA Is a Regulatory Checkpoint for Nitrate Induction in Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Cell. Biol. 27:791-802

15. Bevan, D.R., Garst, J.F., Osborne, C.K. & Sims, A.M. 2005Application of molecular modeling to analysis of inhibition of kinesin motor proteins of the BimC subfamily by monastrol and related compounds. Chem. Biodiversity 2:1525-1532

16. Bloom, E., Bal, K., Nyman, E., Must, A. & Larsson, L. 2007 Mass spectrometry-based strategy for direct detection and quantification of some mycotoxins produced by Stachybotrys and Aspergillus spp. in indoor environments. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 73:4211-4217

17. Borsuk, P., Przykorska, A., Blachnio, K., Koper, M., Pawlowicz, J.M., Pekala, M. & Weglenski, P. 2007 L-arginine influences the structure and function of arginase mRNA in Aspergillus nidulans. Biol. Chem. 388:135-144

18. Bouhired, S., Weber, M., Kempf-Sontag, A., Keller, N.P. & Hoffmeister, D. 2007 Accurate prediction of the Aspergillus nidulans terrequinone gene cluster boundaries using the transcriptional regulator LaeA. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:1134-1145

19. Bowen, A.D., Davidson, F.A., Keatch, R. & Gadd, G.M, 2007 Induction of contour sensing in Aspergillus niger by stress and its relevance to fungal growth mechanics and hyphal tip structure. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:484-491

20. Bowman, J.C., Abruzzo, G.K., Flattery, A.M., Gill, C.J., Hickey, E.J., Hsu, M.J., Kahn, J.N., Liberator, P.A., Misura, A.S., Pelak, B.A., Wang, T.C. & Douglas, C.M. 2006Efficacy of caspofungin against Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus terreus, and Aspergillus nidulans. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 50:4202-4205

21. Breakspear, A. & Momany, M. 2007 Aspergillus nidulans conidiation genes dewA, fluG, and stuA are differentially regulated in early vegetative growth. Eukaryot. Cell 6:1697-1700

22. Bromley, M., Gordon, C., Rovira-Graells, N. & Oliver, J. 2006The Aspergillus fumigatus cellobiohydrolase B (cbhB) promoter is tightly regulated and can be exploited for controlled protein expression and RNAi. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 264:246-254

23. Brzywczy, J., Natorff, R., Sienko, M. & Paszewski, A. 2007 Multiple fungal enzymes possess cysteine synthase activity in vitro. Res. Microbiol. 158:428-436

24. Busch, S. & Braus, G.H. 2007 How to build a fungal fruit body: from uniform cells to specialized tissue. Mol. Microbiol. 64:873-876

25. Busch, S., Schwier, E.U., Nahlik, K., Bayram, O., Helmstaedt, K., Draht, O.W., Krappmann, S., Valerius, O., Lipscomb, W.N. & Braus, G.H. 2007 An eight-subunit COP9 signalosome with an intact JAMM motif is required for fungal fruit body formation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104:8089-8094

26. Cánovas, D. & Andrianopoulos, A. 2006 Developmental regulation of the glyoxylate cycle in the human pathogen Penicillium marneffei. Mol. Microbiol. 62:1725-1738

27. Caprara, M.G., Chatterjee, P., Solem, A., Brady-Passerini, K.L. & Kaspar, B.J. 2007 An allosteric-feedback mechanism for protein-assisted group I intron splicing. RNA 13:211-222

28. Chen, C.-C., Kumar, H.G.A., Kumar, S., Tzean, S.-S. & Yeh, K.-W. 2007 Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression of a chitinase from the entomopathogenic fungus Paecilomyces javanicus. Curr. Microbiol. 55:8-13

29. Clutterbuck, A.J. 2007 A tale of two dead ends: origin of a potential new gene and a potential new transposable element. Mol. Microbiol. 63:1565-1567

30. Corrochano, L.M. 2007 Fungal photoreceptors: sensory molecules for fungal development and behaviour. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 6:725-736

31. Cultrone, A., Domínguez, Y.R., Drevet, C., Scazzocchio, C. & Fernández-Martín, R. 2007 The tightly regulated promoter of the xanA gene of Aspergillus nidulans is included in a helitron. Mol. Microbiol. 63: 1577-1587

32. David, H., Hofmann, G., Oliveira, A.P., Jarmer, H. & Nielsen, J. 2006Metabolic network driven analysis of genome-wide transcription data from Aspergillus nidulans. Genome Biol. 7:R108.

33. Davis, R. & Clutterbuck, A.J. 2007 Microbiological and genetic methods for filamentous fungi. Ch. 44 in Methods for General and Molecular Microbiology, 3rd edition, ed. C.A. Reddy, Washington, ASM Press. pp. 965-977

34. De Souza, C.P., Hashmi, S.B., Horn, K.P. & Osmani, S.A. 2006A point mutation in the Aspergillus nidulans sonBNup98 nuclear pore complex gene causes conditional DNA damage sensitivity. Genetics. 174:1881-1893

35. De Souza, C.P.C. & Osmani, S.A. 2007 Mitosis, not just open or closed. Euk Cell 6:1521-1527

36. DeCaprio, D., Vinson, J.P., Pearson, M.D., Montgomery, P., Doherty, M. & Galagan, J.E. 2007 Conrad: gene prediction using conditional random fields. Genome Res. 17:1389-1398

37. Deng, J., Carbone, I. & Dean, R.A. 2007 The evolutionary history of cytochrome P450 genes in four filamentous Ascomycetes. BMC Evol. Biol. 7:30

38. Dreyer, J., Eichhorn, H., Friedlin, E., Kürnsteiner, H. & Kück, U. 2007 A homologue of the Aspergillus velvet gene regulates both cephalosporin C biosynthesis and hyphal fragmentation in Acremonium chrysogenum. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 73:3412-3422

39. Dutech, C., Enjalbert, J., Fournier, E., Delmotte, F., Barrès, B., Carlier, J., Tharreau, D. & Giraud, T. 2007 Challenges of microsatellite isolation in fungi. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:933-949

40. Emri, T., Molnár, Z., Veres, T., Pusztahelyi, T., Dudás G. & Pócsi, I. 2006Glucose-mediated repression of autolysis and conidiogenesis in Emericella nidulans. Mycol. Res. 110:1172-1178

41. Enke, C., Zekert, N., Veith, D., Schaaf, C., Konzack, S. & Fischer, R. 2007 Aspergillus nidulans Dis1/XMAP215 protein AlpA localizes to spindle pole bodies and microtubule plus ends and contributes to growth directionality. Eukaryot. Cell 6:555-562

42. Fang. H.-L., Lai, J.-J., Lin, W.-L. & Lin, W.-C, 2007 A fermented substance from Aspergillus phoenicis reduces liver fibrosis induced by carbon tetrachloride in rats. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:1154-1161

43. Ferreira, M.E.S., Heinekamp, T., Härtl, A., Brakhage, A.A., Semighini, C.P., Harris, S.D., Savoldi, M., de Gouvea, P.F., Goldman, M.H.S. & Goldman, G.H. 2007 Functional characterization of the Aspergillus fumigatus calcineurin. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44; 219-230

44. Ferrer-Sevillano, F. & Fernández-Cañón JM. 2007 Novel phacB-encoded cytochrome P450 monooxygenase from Aspergillus nidulans with 3-hydroxyphenylacetate 6-hydroxylase and 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetate 6-hydroxylase activities. Eukaryot. Cell 6:514-520

45. Forgue, P., Halouska, S., Werth, M., Xu, K., Harris, S. & Powers, R. 2006 NMR metabolic profiling of Aspergillus nidulans to monitor drug and protein activity. J. Proteome Res. 5:1916-1923

46. Fujioka, T., Mizutani, O., Furukawa, K., Sato, N., Yoshimi, A., Yamagata, Y., Nakajima, T. & Abe, K. 2007 MpkA-dependent and –independent cell wall integrity signaling in Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 6:1497-1510

47. Furukawa, K., Yoshimi, A., Furukawa, T., Hoshi, Y., Hagiwara, D., Sato, N., Fujioka, T., Mizutani, O., Mizuno, T., Kobayashi, T. & Abe, K. 2007 Novel reporter gene expression systems for monitoring activation of the Aspergillus nidulans HOG pathway. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:1724-1730

48. Ganley, A.R. & Kobayashi, T. 2007 Highly efficient concerted evolution in the ribosomal DNA repeats: total rDNA repeat variation revealed by whole-genome shotgun sequence data. Genome Res. 17:184-191

49. Garscha, U. & Oliw, E.H. 2007 Steric analysis of 8-hydroxy- and 10-hydroxyoctadecadienoic acids and dihydroxyoctadecadienoic acids formed from 8R-hydroperoxyoctadecadienoic acid by hydroperoxide isomerases. Anal. Biochem. 367:238-246

50. Geiser, D.M., Gueidan, C., Miadlikowska, J., Lutzoni, F., Kauff, F., Hofstetter, V., Fraker, E., Schoch, C.L., Tibell, L., Untereiner, W.A. & Aptroot, A. 2006 Eurotiomycetes: Eurotiomycetidae and Chaetothyriomycetidae. Mycologia 98:1053-1064

51. Goosen, C., Yuan, X.-L., van Munster, J.M., Ram, A.F.J., van der Maarel, M.J.E.C. & Dijkhuizen, L. 2007 Moelcular and biochemical characterization of a novel intracellular invertase from Aspergillus niger with transfuctlosylating activity. Eukaryot. Cell 6:674-681

52. Goudela, S., Tsilivi, H. & Diallinas, G. 2006Comparative kinetic analysis of AzgA and Fcy21p, prototypes of the two major fungal hypoxanthine-adenine-guanine transporter families. Mol. Membr. Biol. 23:291-303

53. Hagen, S., Marx, F., Ram, A.F. & Meyer, V. 2007 The antifungal protein AFP from Aspergillus giganteus inhibits chitin synthesis in sensitive fungi. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 73:2128-2134

54. Hagiwara, D., Asano, Y., Marui, J., Furukawa, K., Kanamaru, K., Kato, M., Abe, K., Kobayashi, T., Yamashino, T. & Mizuno, T. 2007 The SskA and SrrA response regulators are implicated in oxidative stress responses of hyphae and asexual spores in the phosphorelay signaling network of Aspergillus nidulans. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:1003-1014

55. Hagiwara, D., Matsubayashi, Y., Marui, J., Furukawa, K., Yamashino, T., Kanamaru, K., Kato, M., Abe, K., Kobayashi, T. & Mizuno, T. 2007 Characterization of the NikA histidine kinase implicated in the phosphorelay signal transduction of Aspergillus nidulans, with special reference to fungicide responses. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:844-847

56. Hatakeyama, R., Nakahama, T., Higuchi, Y. & Kitamoto, K. 2007 Light represses conidiation in koji mold Aspergillus oryzae. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biiochem, 71:1844-1849

57. Hayashi, A., Fujioka, S., Nukina. M., Kawano, T., Shimada, A. & Kimura, Y. 2007 Fumiquinones A and B, nematicidal quinones produced by Aspergillus fumigatus. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71:1697-1702

58. Herrera-Estrella, A. & Horwitz, B.A. 2007 Looking through the eyes of fungi: molecular genetics of photoreception. Mol. Microbiol. 64:5-15

59. Hoffmann, M., Hornung, E., Busch, S., Kassner, N., Ternes, P., Braus, G.H. & Feussner, I. 2007 A small membrane-peripheral region close to the active center determines regioselectivity of membrane-bound fatty acid desaturases from Aspergillus nidulans. J. Biol. Chem. 282:26666-26674

60. Horio, T. 2007 Role of microtubules in tip growth of fungi. J. Plant Res. 120:53-60

61. Howard-Jones, A.R., Elkins, J.M., Clifton, I.J., Roach, P.L., Adlington, R.M., Baldwin, J.E. & Rutledge, P.J. 2007 Interactions of isopenicillin N synthase with cyclopropyl-containing substrate analogues reveal new mechanistic insight. Biochemistry 46:4755-4762

62. Hynes. M.J., Szewczyk, E., Murray, S.L., Suzuki, Y., Davis, M.A. & Sealy-Lewis, H.M. 2007 Transcriptional control of gluconeogenesis in Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics 176:139-150

63. Ishida, H., Hata, Y., Kawato, A. & Abe, Y. 2006 Improvement of the glaB promoter expressed in solid-state fermentation (SSF) of Aspergillus oryzae. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:1181-1187

64. Kafasla, P., Bouzarelou, D., Frillingos, S. & Sophianopoulou, V. 2007 The proline permease of Aspergillus nidulans: functional replacement of the native cysteine residues and properties of a cysteine-less transporter. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:615-626

65. Kato, Y., Ng, C.A., Brownlee, R.T. & Tanokura, M. 2007 PinA from Aspergillus nidulans binds to pS/pT-P motifs using the same Loop I and XP groove as mammalian Pin1. Biochim. Biophys. Acta – Proteins & Proteomics 1774:1208-1212

66. Khatri, M. & Rajam, M.V. 2007 Targeting polyamines of Aspergillus nidulans by siRNA specific to fungal ornithine decarboxylase gene. Med. Mycol. 45:211-220

67. Kim, S., Lee, K. & Rhee, K. 2007 NEK7 is a centrosomal kinase critical for microtubule nucleation. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 360:56-62

68. Kim, T., Mullaney, E.J., Porres, J.M., Roneker, K.R., Crowe, S., Rice, S., Ko, T., Ullah, A.H.J., Daly, C.B., Welch, R. & Lei, X.G. 2006 Shifting the pH profile of Aspergillus niger PhyA phytase to match the stomach pH enhances its effectiveness as an animal feed additive. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72:4397-4403

69. Kim, Y., Nandakumar, M.P. & Marten, M.R. 2007 Proteome map of Aspergillus nidulans during osmoadaptation. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:886-895

70. Kobayashi, T., Abe, K., Asai, K., Gomi, K., Juvvadi, P.R., Kato, M., Kitamoto, K., Takeuchi, M. & Machida, M. 2007 Genomics of Aspergillus oryzae. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 7:646-670

71. Koseki, T., Takahashi, K., Handa, T., Yamane, Y., Fushinobu, S. & Hashizume, K. 2006 N-linked oligosaccharides of Aspergillus awamori feruloyl esterase are important for theermostability and catalysis. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:2476-2480

72. Kragl, C., Schrettl, M., Abt, B., Sarg, B., Lindner, H.H. & Haas, H. 2007 EstB-mediated hydrolysis of the siderophore triacetylfusaranine C optimizes iron uptake of Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryot. Cell 6:1278-1285

73. Lamarre, C., Ibrahim-Granet, O., Du, C., Calderone, R. & Latgé, J.-P. 2007 Characterization of the SKN7 ortholog of Aspergillus fumigatus. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:682-690

74. Latgé, J.-P. 2007 The cell wall: a carbohydrate armour for the fungal cell. Mol. Microbiol. 66:279-290

75. Lee, S.C. & Shaw, B.D. 2007 A novel interaction between N-myristoylation and the 26S proteasome during cell morphogenesis. Mol. Microbiol. 63: 1039-1053

76. Levdansky, E., Romano, J., Shadkchan, Y., Sharon, H., Verstrepen, K.J., Fink, G.R. & Osherov, N. 2007 Coding tandem repeats generate diversity in Aspergillus fumigatus genes. Eukaryot. Cell 6:1380-1391

77. Li, H., Zhou, H., Luo, Y., Ouyang, H., Hu, H. & Jin, C. 2007 Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI anchor is required in Aspergillus fumigatus for morphogenesis and virulence. Mol. Microbiol. 64:1014-1027

78. Li, S., Bao, D., Yuen, G., Harris, S.D. & Calvo, A.M. 2007 basA regulates cell wall organization and asexual/sexual sporulation ratio in Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics 176:243-253

79. Li, S., Myung, K., Guse, D., Donkin, B., Proctor, R.H., Grayburn, W.S. & Calvo, A.M. 2006 FvVE1 regulates filamentous growth, the ratio of microconidia to macroconidia and cell wall formation in Fusarium verticillioides. Mol. Microbiol. 62:1418-1432

80. Lubertozzi, D. & Keasling, J.D. 2006 Marker and promoter effects on heterologous expression in Aspergillus nidulans. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 72:1014-1023

81. Lundberg, M. & Morokuma, K. 2007 Protein environment facilitates O2 binding in non-heme iron enzyme. An insight from ONIOM calculations on isopenicillin N synthase (IPNS). J. Phys. Chem. B 111:9380-9389

82. Mabashi, Y., Kikuma, T., Maruyama, J.-i., Arioka, M. & Kitamoto, K. 2006 Development of a versatile expression plasmid construction system for Aspergillus oryzae and its application to visualization of mitochondria. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:1882-1889

83. Malavazi, I., Savoldi, M., da Silva Ferreira, M.E., Soriani, F.M., Bonato, P.S., Goldman, M.H. de S. & Goldman, G.H. 2007 Transcriptome analysis of the Aspergillus nidulans atmA (ATM, ataxia-telangiectasia mutated) null mutant. Mol. Microbiol. 66:74-99

84. Márquez-Fernández, O., Trigos, Å., Ramos-Balderas, J.L., Viniegra-González, G., Deising, H.B. & Aguirre, J. 2007 Phosphopantetheinyl transferase CfwA/NpgA is required for Aspergillus nidulans secondary metabolism and asexual development. Eukaryot. Cell 6:710-720

85. Martínez, O., Marco, E., Gago, F., Laborda, F. & De Lucas, J.R. 2007 Suppression of the acuH13 and acuH31 nonsense mutations in the carnitine/acylcarnitine translocase (acuH) gene of Aspergillus nidulans by the G265S substitution in the domain 2 of the release factor eRF1. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:139-151

86. Marzluf, G.A. 2007 Physiology, metabolism and molecular aspects of filamentous fungi, Ch. 43 in Methods for General and Molecular Microbiology, 3rd edition, ed. C.A. Reddy, Washington, ASM Press. pp. 952-964

87. Mlakar, T. & Legisa, M. 2006 Citrate inhibition-resistant form of 6-phosphofructo-1-kinase from Aspergillus niger. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72: 4515-4521

88. Molnár, Z., Emri, T., Zavaczki, E., Pusztahelyi, T. & Pocsi, I. 2006 Effects of mutations in the GanB/RgsA G protein mediated signalling on the autolysis of Aspergillus nidulans. J. Basic Microbiol. 46:495-503

89. Montero-Morán, G.M., Li, M., Rendon-Huerta, E., Jourdan, F., Lowe, D.J., Stumpff-Kane, A.W., Feig, M., Scazzocchio, C. & Hausinger, R.P. 2007 Purification and characterization of the FeII- and a-ketoglutarate-dependent xanthine hydroxylase from Aspergillus nidulans. Biochemistry 46:5293-5304

90. Moreno, M.A., Ibrahim-Granet, O., Vicentefranqueira, R., Amich, J., Ave, P., Leal, F., Latgé, J.-P. & Calera, J.A. 2007 The regulation of zinc homeostasis by the ZafA transcriptional activator is essential for Aspergillus fumigatus virulence. Mol. Microbiol. 64:1182-1197

91. Morita, H., Hatamoto, O., Masuda, T., Sato, T. & Takeuchi, M. 2007 Function analysis of steA homolog in Aspergillus oryzae. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:330-338

92. Morozov, I.Y., Negrete-Urtesan, S., Tilburn, J., Jansen, C.A., Caddick, M.X. & Arst, H.N.Jr. 2006 Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay mutation in Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot. Cell 5: 1838-1846

93. Nakamura, T., Maeda, Y., Tanoue, N., Makita, T., Kato, M., Kobayashi, T. 2006Expression profile of amylolytic genes in Aspergillus nidulans. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:2363-2370

94. Notheis, G., Tarani, L., Costantino, F., Jansson, A., Rosenecker, J., Friederici, D., Belohradsky, B.H., Reinhardt, D., Seger, R., Schweinitz, D.V. & Wintergerst, U. 2006 Posaconazole for treatment of refractory invasive fungal disease. Mycoses 49(s1):37-41

95. Osmani, A.H., Davies, J., Liu, H.-L., Nile, A. & Osmani, S.A. 2006Systematic deletion and mitotic localization of the nuclear pore complex proteins of Aspergillus nidulans. Mol. Biol. Cell 17:4946-4961

96. Osmani, A.H., Oakley, B.R. & Osmani, S.A. 2006 Identification and analysis of essential Aspergillus nidulans genes using the heterokaryon rescue technique. Nature Protocols 1:2517-2526

97. Pan, F., Malmberg, R.L. & Momany, M. 2007 Analysis of septins across kingdoms reveals orthology and new motifs. BMC Evol. Biol. 7:103.

98. Pantazopoulou, A. & Diallinas, G. 2006The first transmembrane segment (TMS1) of UapA contains determinants necessary for expression in the plasma membrane and purine transport. Mol. Membr. Biol. 23:337-348

99. Pantazopoulou, A., Lemuh, N.D., Hatzinikolaou, D.G., Drevet, C., Cecchetto, G., Scazzocchio, C. & Diallinas, G. 2007 Differential physiology and developmental expression of the UapA and AzgA purine transporters in Aspergillus nidulans. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:627-640

100. Pemberton, T.J. 2006 Identification and comparative analysis of sixteen fungal peptidyl-prolyl cis/trans isomerase repertoires. BMC Genomics. 7:244.

101. Peñas. M.M., Hervás-Aguilar, A., Múnera-Huertas, T., Reoya, E., Peñalva, M.A., Arst, H.N.Jr. & Tilburn, J. 2007 Further characterization of the signalling proteolysis step in the Aspergillus nidulans pH signal transduction pathay. Eukaryot. Cell 6:960-970

102. Pilsyk, S., Natorff, R., Sienko, M. & Paszewski, A. 2007 Sulfate transport in Aspergillus nidulans: a novel gene encoding alternative sulfate transport. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:715-725

103. Poulter, R.T.M., Goodwin, T.J.D. & Butler, M.I. 2007 The nuclear-encoed inteins of fungi. Fungal Genet. Biol. 44:153-179

104. Power, T., Ortoneda, M., Morrissey, J.P. & Dobson, A.D. 2006 Differential expression of genes involved in iron metabolism in Aspergillus fumigatus. Internat. Microbiol. 9:281-287

105. Probst, C., Njapau, H. & Cotty, P.J. 2007 Outbreak of an acute aflatoxicosis in Kenya in 2004: identification of the causal agent. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 73:2762-2764

106. Pusztahelyi, T., Molnár, Z., Emri, T., Klement, É., Miskei, M., Kerékgyártó, J., Balla, J. & Pocsi, I. 2006 Comparative studies of differential expression of chitinolytic enzymes encoded by chiA, chiB, chiC and nagA genes in Aspergillus nidulans. Folia Microbiol. 51:547-554

107. Ragno, R., Simeoni, S., Castellano, S., Vicidomini, C., Mai, A., Caroli, A., Tramontano, A., Bonaccini, C., Trojer, P., Bauer, I., Brosch, G. & Sbardella, G. 2007 Small molecule inhibitors of histone arginine methyltransferases: homology modeling, molecular docking, binding mode analysis, and biological evaluations. J. Med. Chem. 50:1241-1253

108. Ram, A.F.J. & Klis, F.M. 2006 Identification of fungal cell wall mutants using susceptibility assays based of calcofluor white and congo red. Nature Protocols 1:2253-2256

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