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Research Project: Genomic and Metabolomic Approaches for Detection and Control of Fusarium, Fumonisins and Other Mycotoxins on Corn

Location: Mycotoxin Prevention and Applied Microbiology Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Production of selenomethionine labeled polyglycine hydrolases in Pichia pastoris Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naumann, T.A., Sollenberger, K.G., Hao, G. 2022. Production of selenomethionine labeled polyglycine hydrolases in Pichia pastoris. Protein Expression and Purification. 194. Article 106076. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pep.2022.106076.

Malformation disease in Tabebuia rosea (Rosy Trumpet) caused by Fusarium pseudocircinatum in Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montoya-Martinez, A.C., O'Donnell, K., Busman, M., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Santillan-Mendoza, R., Pineda-Vaca, D., Fernandez-Pavia, S.P., Ploetz, R.C., Benitez-Malvido, J., Montero-Castro, J.C., Rodriguez-Alvarado, G. 2021. Malformation disease in Tabebuia rosea (Rosy Trumpet) caused by Fusarium pseudocircinatum in Mexico. Plant Disease. 105(10):2822-2829. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-20-1942-RE.

Mycotoxin production in Fusarium according to contemporary species concepts Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Munkvold, G.P., Proctor, R., Moretti, A. 2021. Mycotoxin production in Fusarium according to contemporary species concepts. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 59(1):373–402. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-020620-102825.

Pure culture and DNA sequence-based identification of fusarium from symptomatic plants and diverse substrates Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
O'Donnell, K., Laraba, I., Geiser, D.M. 2022. Pure culture and DNA sequence-based identification of fusarium from symptomatic plants and diverse substrates. In: Coleman, J., editor. Fusarium Wilt. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2391. New York, NY: Humana. p. 1-20.

The effect of Fusarium verticillioides fumonisins on fatty acids, sphingolipids, and oxylipins in maize germlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beccaccioli, M., Salustri, M., Scala, V., Ludovici, M., Cacciotti, A., D'Angeli, S., Brown, D.W., Reverberi, M. 2021. The effect of Fusarium verticillioides fumonisins on fatty acids, sphingolipids, and oxylipins in maize germlings. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(5). Article 2435. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22052435.

A PCR method to identify ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus westerdijkiae strains on dried and aged food Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Susca, A., Anelli, P., Haidukowski, M., Probyn, C.E., Epifani, F., Logrieco, A.F., Moretti, A., Proctor, R.H. 2021. A PCR method to identify ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus westerdijkiae strains on dried and aged food. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 344. Article 109113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2021.109113.

Phylogenetic diversity, trichothecene potential, and pathogenicity within Fusarium sambucinum species complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laraba, I., McCormick, S.P., Vaughan, M.M., Geiser, D.M., O'Donnell, K. 2021. Correction: Phylogenetic diversity, trichothecene potential, and pathogenicity within Fusarium sambucinum species complex. PLoS ONE. 16(4). Article e0250812. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0250812.

FUM gene expression and variation in fumonisin production of clonal isolates of Fusarium verticillioides MRC 826 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lilly, M., Rheeder, J.P., Proctor, R.H., Gelderblom, W.C.A. 2021. FUM gene expression and variation in fumonisin production of clonal isolates of Fusarium verticillioides MRC 826. World Mycotoxin Journal. 14(2):121-137. https://doi.org/10.3920/WMJ2020.2626.

Low aflatoxin levels in Aspergillus flavus-resistant maize are correlated with increased corn earworm damage and enhanced seed fumonisin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chalivendra, S., Huang, F., Busman, M., Williams, W.P., Ham, J. 2020. Low aflatoxin levels in Aspergillus flavus-resistant maize are correlated with increased corn earworm damage and enhanced seed fumonisin. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11. Article 565323. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.565323.

Comparative genomic, transcriptomic and functional analyses provide new insights into diversity, distribution and evolution of natural products produced by the agriculturally important fungal genus Fusarium - (Abstract Only)
Kim, H.-S., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M., Hao, G., Lohmar, J.M., Vaughan, M.M., Brown, D.W., Proctor, R. 2020. Comparative genomic, transcriptomic and functional analyses provide new insights into diversity, distribution and evolution of natural products produced by the agriculturally important fungal genus Fusarium. American Chemical Society Abstracts. [abstract].

Identification and distribution of gene clusters required for synthesis of sphingolipid metabolism inhibitors in diverse species of the filamentous fungus Fusarium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H.S., Lohmar, J.M., Busman, M., Brown, D.W., Naumann, T.A., Divon, H.H., Lysoe, E., Uhlig, S., Proctor, R.H. 2020. Identification and distribution of gene clusters required for synthesis of sphingolipid metabolism inhibitors in diverse species of the filamentous fungus Fusarium. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 21:510. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-06896-1.

Self-protection against the sphingolipid biosynthesis inhibitor fumonisin B1 is conferred by a FUM cluster-encoded ceramide synthase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janevska, S., Luliia, F., Rautschek, J., Hoefgen, S., Proctor, R.H., Hillman, F., Valiante, V. 2020. Self-protection against the sphingolipid biosynthesis inhibitor fumonisin B1 is conferred by a FUM cluster-encoded ceramide synthase. mBio. 11(3):e00455-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00455-20.

Kilbournase, a protease-associated domain subtilase secreted by the fungal corn pathogen Stenocarpella maydis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naumann, T.A., Naldrett, M.J., Price, N.P.J. 2020. Kilbournase, a protease-associated domain subtilase secreted by the fungal corn pathogen Stenocarpella maydis. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 141:103399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2020.103399.

Genus-wide analysis of Fusarium polyketide synthases uncovers broad natural product potential - (Abstract Only)
Brown, D.W., Kim, H.-S., Busman, M., Proctor, R. 2020. Genus-wide analysis of Fusarium polyketide synthases uncovers broad natural product potential [abstract].

Evolution of secondary metabolite diversity in fungi - (Abstract Only)
Proctor, R., Kim, H.-K., Laraba, I., Hao, G., Vaughan, M.M., Naumann, T.A., Brown, D.W., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K., Busman, M., McCormick, S.P. 2020. Evolution of secondary metabolite diversity in fungi [abstract].

Gain and loss of a transcription factor that regulates late trichothecene biosynthetic pathway genes in Fusarium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, D.W., Villani, A., Susca, A., Moretti,A., Hao, G., Kim, H.-S., Proctor, R.H., McCormick, S.P., 2019. Gain and loss of a transcription factor that regulates late trichothecene biosynthetic pathway genes in Fusarium. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 136:103317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2019.103317.

Computational and genomic approaches for natural product discovery in the fungus Fusarium - (Abstract Only)
Kim, H., Vaughan, M.M., Busman, M., McCormick, S.P., Brown, D.W., Proctor, R. 2019. Computational and genomic approaches for natural product discovery in the fungus Fusarium [abstract].

Design and validation of a robust multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for MAT idiomorph within the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montoya-Martinez, A.C., Rodriguez-Alvarado, G., Fernandez-Pavia, S.P., Proctor, R.H., Kim, H.-S., O'Donnell, K. 2019. Design and validation of a robust multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for MAT idiomorph within the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex. Mycologia. 111(5):772-781. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2019.1649956.

Kilbournase, a protease-associated domain subtilase secreted by the fungal corn pathogen Stenocarpella maydis - (Abstract Only)
Naumann, T.A., Naldrett, M.J., Price, N.P. 2019. Kilbournase, a protease-associated domain subtilase secreted by the fungal corn pathogen Stenocarpella maydis [abstract].

Comparative genomics and transcriptomics during sexual development gives insight into the life history of the cosmopolitan fungus Fusarium neocosmosporiellum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, W., Cavinder, B., Proctor, R.H., O'Donnell, K., Townsend, J.P., Trail, F. 2019. Comparative genomics and transcriptomics during sexual development gives insight into the life history of the cosmopolitan fungus Fusarium neocosmosporiellum. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01247.

Exploring the role of trehalose and trehalose-6-phosphate synthase in oxidative stress response in Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
McMillan, S., Long, J., Brown, D.W., McQuade, K.L. 2019. Exploring the role of trehalose and trehalose-6-phosphate synthase in oxidative stress response in Fusarium verticillioides [abstact].

Exploring the effects of phenolic compounds and oxidative stressors on Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Hardtke, H., Montes, M., Brown, D.W., McQuade, K.L. 2019. Exploring the effects of phenolic compounds and oxidative stressors on Fusarium verticillioides [abstract].

Identification of rfk-1, a meiotic driver undergoing RNA editing in neurospora Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rhoades, N.A., Harvey, A.M., Samarajeewa, D.A., Svedberg, J., Yusifov, A.,Abusharekh, A., Manitchotpisit, P., Brown, D.W., Sharp, K.J., Rehard, D.G., et al. 2019. Identification of rfk-1, a meiotic driver undergoing RNA editing in neurospora. Genetics. 212(1):93-110. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.119.302122.

Sphingolipid metabolism and programmed cell death: the pivotal role of the fumonisins produced by Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Beccaccioli, M., Salustri, M., Brown, D.W., Scala, V., Reverberi, M. 2019. Sphingolipid metabolism and programmed cell death: the pivotal role of the fumonisins produced by Fusarium verticillioides [abstract].

A novel Fusarium induces putative pseudoflowers on yellow-eyed grass (Xyris spp.) in Guyana - (Abstract Only)
Laraba, I., Kim, H.-S., Vaughan, M.M., Busman, M., Proctor, R., O'Donnell, K., Aime, C.M., Wurdack, K.J. 2019. A novel Fusarium induces putative pseudoflowers on yellow-eyed grass (Xyris spp.) in Guyana [abstract].

Oxylipins differentially impact Fusarium gene expression - (Abstract Only)
Brown, D.W., Kim, H.-S., Proctor, R. 2019. Oxylipins differentially impact Fusarium gene expression [abstract].

Convergence and divergence of gene function during the evolutionary history of trichothecene biosynthesis - (Abstract Only)
Proctor, R., McCormick, S.P., Lindo, L., Cardoza, R.E., Kim, H.-S., Brown, D.W., Busman, M., Gutierrez, S. 2019. Convergence and divergence of gene function during the evolutionary history of trichothecene biosynthesis [abstract].

Variation in secondary metabolite production potential in the Fusarium incarnatum-equiseti species complex revealed by comparative analysis of 13 genomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villani, A., Proctor, R.H., Kim, H.-S., Brown, D.W., Logrieco, A.F., Amatulli, M.T., Moretti, A., Susca, A. 2019. Variation in secondary metabolite production potential in the Fusarium incarnatum-equiseti species complex revealed by comparative analysis of 13 genomes. BMC Genomics. 20:314. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5567-7.

Requirement of two acyltransferases for 4-O-acylation during biosynthesis of Harzianum A, an antifungal trichothecene produced by Trichoderma arundinaceum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindo, L., McCormick, S.P., Cardoza, R.E., Busman, M., Alexander, N.J., Proctor, R.H., Gutierrez, S. 2018. Requirement of two acyltransferases for 4-O-acylation during biosynthesis of Harzianum A, an antifungal trichothecene produced by Trichoderma arundinaceum. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 67(2):723-734. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.8b05564.

Production and role of hormones during interaction of Fusarium species with maize (Zea mays L.) seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vrabka, J., Niehaus, E.-M., Munsterkotter, M., Proctor, R.H., Brown, D.W., Novak, O., Pencik, A., Tarkowska, D., Hromadova, K., Hradilova, M. 2019. Production and role of hormones during interaction of Fusarium species with maize (Zea mays L.) seedlings. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01936.

Purification and in vitro activities of a chitinase-modifying protein from the corn ear rot pathogen Stenocarpella maydis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naumann, T.A., Price, N.P.J. 2018. Purification and in vitro activities of a chitinase-modifying protein from the corn ear rot pathogen Stenocarpella maydis. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 106:74-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmpp.2018.12.004.

Toxigenic molds (Fusarium spp.) and highly-prized true morels (Morchella) - (Abstract Only)
O'Donnell, K. 2018. Toxigenic molds (Fusarium spp.) and highly-prized true morels (Morchella) [abstract].

Role of Trichoderma arundinaceum tri10 in regulation of terpene biosynthetic genes and in control of metabolic flux Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindo, L., McCormick, S.P., Cardoza, R.E., Kim, H.-S., Brown, D.W., Alexander, N.J., Proctor, R.H., Gutierrez, S. 2018. Role of Trichoderma arundinaceum tri10 in regulation of terpene biosynthetic genes and in control of metabolic flux. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 122:31-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2018.11.001.

Identification of a genetic element required for spore killing in Neurospora - (Abstract Only)
Rhodes, N.A., Harvey, A.M., Samarajeewa, D.A., Svedberg, J., Yusifov, A., Abusharekh, A., Manitchotpisit, P., Brown, D.W., Sharp, K.J., Rehard, D.G. 2018. Identification of a genetic element required for spore killing in Neurospora [abstract].

Assessing the variability of pathogenicity within a group of Italian isolates of Fusarium verticillioides, pathogen of Zea mays, differing in unique genes of virulence - (Abstract Only)
Grottoli, A., Giuliano, G., Beccaccioli, M., Blandino, M., Brown, D.W., Scala, V., Reverberi, M. 2018. Assessing the variability of pathogenicity within a group of Italian isolates of Fusarium verticillioides, pathogen of Zea mays, differing in unique genes of virulence [abstract].

Molecular systematics of two sister clades, the Fusarium concolor and F. babinda species complexes, and the discovery of a novel microcycle macroconidium–producing species from South Africa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs-Venter, A., Laraba, I., Geiser, D.M., Busman, M., Vaughan, M.M., Proctor, R.H., McCormick, S.P., O'Donnell, K. 2018. Molecular systematics of two sister clades, the Fusarium concolor and F. babinda species complexes, and the discovery of a novel microcycle macroconidium–producing species from South Africa. Mycologia. 110:1189-1204. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2018.1526619.

Marasas et al. 1984 "toxigenic Fusarium species: identity and mycotoxicology" revisited Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Donnell, K., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M., Proctor, R.H., Ward, T.J., Doehring, G., Geiser, D.M., Alberts, J.F., Rheeder, J.P. 2018. Marasas et al. 1984 "toxigenic Fusarium species: identity and mycotoxicology" revisited. Mycologia. 110(6):1058-1080. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2018.1519773.

Genomics and evolution of fungal gene clusters responsible for synthesis of sphinganine-analog metabolites of concern to human health and food safety - (Abstract Only)
Kim, H.-S., Proctor, R., Busman, M., Brown, D.W. 2018. Genomics and evolution of fungal gene clusters responsible for synthesis of sphinganine-analog metabolites of concern to human health and food safety. [abstract].

Meiotic drive-based strategy to minimize mycotoxins in corn - (Abstract Only)
Brown, D.W., Proctor, R., Hammond, T.M. 2018. Meiotic drive-based strategy to minimize mycotoxins in corn [abstract].

Novel Zn(II)2Cys6 transcription factor in Fusarium equiseti trichothecene gene cluster is a pathway specific and global regulator - (Abstract Only)
Brown, D.W., Villani, A., Susca, A., Moretti, A., Proctor, R., McCormick, S.P., Kim, H. 2018. Novel Zn(II)2Cys6 transcription factor in Fusarium equiseti trichothecene gene cluster is a pathway specific and global regulator [abstract].

Marasas' et al. (1984) “Toxigenic Fusarium species: Identity and mycotoxicology” revisited - (Abstract Only)

Distribution of secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters in 343 Fusarium genomes - (Abstract Only)

Distribution and evolution of genes responsible for biosynthesis of mycotoxins in Fusarium - (Abstract Only)
Proctor, R., Kim, H., Villani, A., Hao, G., Bakker, M.G., Brown, D.W., Vaughan, M.M., Busman, M., O'Donnell, K., Moretti, A., Susca, A., Ward, T.J., Gutierrez, S., McCormick, S.P. 2018. Distribution and evolution of genes responsible for biosynthesis of mycotoxins in Fusarium. Meeting Abstract [abstract].

Fusarium verticillioides Italian isolates are characterized by unique regions - (Abstract Only)
Grottoli, A., Faino, L., Beccaccioli, M., Brown, D.W., Blandino, M., Scala, V., Reverberi, M. 2018. Fusarium verticillioides Italian isolates are characterized by unique regions. Meeting Abstract. [abstract].

Bioinformatic as a tool to highlight and characterize extragenomic sequences within Fusarium verticillioides strains isolated from Italian Zea mays kernels - (Abstract Only)

Karyotype evolution in Fusarium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waalwijk, C., Taga, M., Zheng, S.-L., Proctor, R.H., Vaughan, M.M., O'Donnell, K. 2018. Karyotype evolution in Fusarium. IMA Fungus. 9(1):13-26. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.02

Fusarium algeriense, sp. nov., a novel toxigenic crown rot pathogen of durum wheat from Algeria is nested within the Fusarium burgessii species complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laraba, I., Keddad, A., Boureghda, H., Abdallah, N., Vaughan, M.M., Proctor, R.H., Busman, M., O'Donnell, K. 2018. Fusarium algeriense, sp. nov., a novel toxigenic crown rot pathogen of durum wheat from Algeria is nested within the Fusarium burgessii species complex. Mycologia. 106(6):935-950. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2018.1425067.

Inhibition of polygylcine hydrolases by substrate analog peptides - (Abstract Only)

Sudden death syndrome of soybean in Argentina - (Abstract Only)

Distribution of mycotoxin biosynthetic genes in 200 Fusarium genomes - (Abstract Only)

Insight into genome variability in the Fusarium Incarnatum-equiseti species complex through comparative analysis of secondary metabolic biosynthetic gene clusters - (Abstract Only)

Pathogenicity of fumonisin-producing and nonproducing strains of Aspergillus species in section Nigri to maize ears and seedlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munkvold, G.P., Weieneth, L., Proctor, R.H., Busman, M., Blandino, M., Susca, A., Logrieco, A., Moretti, A. 2018. Pathogenicity of fumonisin-producing and nonproducing strains of Aspergillus species in section Nigri to maize ears and seedlings. Plant Disease. 102(2):282-291. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-17-0103-RE.

New species of Talaromyces isolated from maize, indoor air, and other substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.W., Jurjevic, Z. 2018. New species of Talaromyces isolated from maize, indoor air, and other substrates. Mycologia. 109(4):537-556. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2017.1369339.

Comparative genomic analysis in the fungus Fusarium for production of toxins of concern to food safety - (Abstract Only)

Discovery and characterization of a novel plant pathogen protease - (Abstract Only)

Recognition and cleavage of corn defense chitinases by fungal polyglycine hydrolases - (Abstract Only)

Novel species in Talaromyces sect. Islandici isolated from maize and other substrates - (Abstract Only)

Utilization of high performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry for characterization of 8-O-methylbostrycoidin production by species of the fungus Fusarium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Busman, M. 2017. Utilization of high performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry for characterization of 8-O-methylbostrycoidin production by species of the fungus Fusarium. The Journal of Fungi. doi: 10.3390/jof3030044.

Marasas’ et al. 1984 toxigenic fusarium species: identity and mycotoxicology revisted - (Abstract Only)

Characterization of a double deletion mutant of Fusarium verticillioides lacking two putative trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase genes - (Abstract Only)

Exploring the role of trehalose-6-phosphate synthase in oxidation and desiccation stress tolerance of Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)

Differential retention of gene functions in a secondary metabolite cluster - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reynolds, H.T., Slot, J.C., Divon, H.H., Lysoe, E., Proctor, R.H., Brown, D.W. 2017. Differential retention of gene functions in a secondary metabolite cluster. Molecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msx145.

Population genetic structure and mycotoxin potential of the wheat crown rot and head blight pathogen Fusarium culmorum in Algeria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laraba, I., Boureghda, H., Abdallah, N., Bouaicha, O., Obanor, F., Moretti, A., Geiser, D.M., Kim, H.-S., McCormick, S.P., Proctor, R.H., Kelly, A.C., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K. 2017. Population genetic structure and mycotoxin potential of the wheat crown rot and head blight pathogen Fusarium culmorum in Algeria. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 103:34-41.

Recognition of corn defense chitinases by fungal polyglycine hydrolases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naumann, T.A., Bakota, E.L., Price, N.P.J. 2017. Recognition of corn defense chitinases by fungal polyglycine hydrolases. Protein Science. 26(6):1214-1223.

Molecular analysis of killer DNA from Neurospora Spore killer-2 - (Abstract Only)

Genomics and evolution of secondary metabolism in Fusarium - (Abstract Only)

New regulatory tricks for an old toxin cluster - (Abstract Only)

Comparative genomic analysis of secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters in 207 isolates of Fusarium - (Abstract Only)

Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of sexual development in a nematode-associated strain of Fusarium neocosmosporiellum - (Abstract Only)

Resolving the Mortierellaceae phylogeny through Multi-Locus Sequence Typing (MLST) and phylogenomics - (Abstract Only)

Characterization of maize chitinase-A, a tough allergenic molecule Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volpicella, M., Leoni, C., Fanizza, I., Distaso, M., Leoni, G., Farioli, L., Naumann, T., Pastorello, E., Ceci, L.R. 2017. Characterization of maize chitinase-A, a tough allergenic molecule. Allergy. 72(9):1423-1429. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13164.

The depudecin cluster – a genetic curiosity in Fusarium langsethiae - (Abstract Only)

Comparative “omics” of the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex highlights differences in genetic potential and metabolite synthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niehaus, E.-M., Munsterkotter, M., Proctor, R.H., Brown, D.W., Sharon, A., Idan, Y., Oren-Young, L., Sieber, C.M., Novak, O., Pencik, A., et al. 2016. Comparative “omics” of the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex highlights differences in genetic potential and metabolite synthesis. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8(11):3574–3599.

Sequence-based classification and identification of fungi Reprint Icon - (Other)
Hibbett, D., Abarenkov, K., Koljalg, U., Opik, M., Chai, B., Cole, J., Wang, Q., Crous, P., Robert, V., O Donnell, K., et al. 2017. Sequence-based classification and identification of fungi. Mycologia. 108(6):1049-1068.

Variation in fumonisin and ochratoxin production associated with differences in biosynthetic gene content in Aspergillus niger and A. welwitschiae isolates from multiple crop and geographic origins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Susca, A., Proctor, R.H., Morelli, M., Haidukowski, M., Gallo, A., Logrieco, A.F., Moretti, A. 2016. Variation in fumonisin and ochratoxin production associated with differences in biosynthetic gene content in Aspergillus niger and A. welwitschiae isolates from multiple crop and geographic origins. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01412.

Fusarium praegraminearum sp. nov. is a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing pathogen from New Zealand can induce head blight on wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grafenhan, T., Johnston, P.R., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Proctor, R.H., Busman, M., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K. 2017. Fusarium praegraminearum sp. nov. is a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing pathogen from New Zealand can induce head blight on wheat. Mycologia. 108(6):1229-1239.

Genetic diversity of Talaromyces species isolated from maize in North America - (Abstract Only)
Peterson, S.W. 2016. Genetic diversity of Talaromyces species isolated from maize in North America [abstract].