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Research Project: Fusarium Head Blight of Cereals: Pathogen Biology, Associated Phytobiome, and Host Resistance

Location: Cereal Disease Lab

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

Plant defense compound triggers mycotoxin synthesis by regulating H2B ub1 and H3K4 me2/3 deposition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, T., Zhang, L., Wang, M., Li, L., Jian, Y., Wu, L., Kistler, H.C., Ma, Z., Yin, Y. 2021. Plant defense compound triggers mycotoxin synthesis by regulating H2B ub1 and H3K4 me2/3 deposition. Nature Microbiology. Article e17718. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17718.

Identification of main-effect and environmental interaction QTL and their candidate genes for drought tolerance in a wheat RIL population between two elite spring cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Al Rabbi, H.S., Kumar, A., Naraghi, S.M., Sapkota, S., Alamri, M.S., Elias, E.M., Kianian, S., Seetan, R., Missaoui, A., Solanki, S., Mergoum, M. 2021. Identification of main-effect and environmental interaction QTL and their candidate genes for drought tolerance in a wheat RIL population between two elite spring cultivars. Frontiers in Genetics. 12. Article e656037. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.656037.

Metatranscriptomic comparison of endophytic and pathogenic Fusarium–Arabidopsis interactions reveals plant transcriptional plasticity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, L., Yu, H., Wang, B., Vescio, K., Deiulio, G.A., Yang, H., Berg, A., Zhang, L., Steinberg, C., Edel-Hermann, V., Kistler, H.C., Ma, L. 2021. Metatranscriptomic comparison of endophytic and pathogenic Fusarium–Arabidopsis interactions reveals plant transcriptional plasticity. Biology of Plant Microbe Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-03-21-0063-R.

Chromosome-scale genome assembly of Fusarium oxysporum strain Fo47, a fungal endophyte and biocontrol agent Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, B., Yu, H., Jia, Y., Dong, Q., Steinberg, C., Alabouvette, C., Edel-Hermann, V., Kistler, H.C., Ye, K., Ma, L., Guo, L. 2020. Chromosome-scale genome assembly of Fusarium oxysporum strain Fo47, a fungal endophyte and biocontrol agent. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 33(9):1108-1111. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-05-20-0116-A.

The Fusarium graminearum t-SNARE Sso2 is involved in growth, defense, and DON accumulation and virulence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Mara, S.P., Broz, K.L., Boenisch, M.J., Zhong, Z., Dong, Y., Kistler, H.C. 2020. The Fusarium graminearum t-SNARE Sso2 is involved in growth, defense, and DON accumulation and virulence. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 33(7):888-901. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-01-20-0012-R.

The genome of opportunistic fungal pathogen Fusarium oxysporum carries a unique set of lineage-specific chromosomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Yang, H., Turra, D., Zhou, S., Ayhan, D.H., Delulio, G.A., Guo, L., Broz, K.L., Wiederhold, N., Coleman, J.J., O Donnell, K., Youngster, I., McAdam, A.J., Savinov, S., Shea, T., Young, S., Zeng, Q., Rep, M., Pearlman, E., Schwartz, D.C., Di Pietro, A., Kistler, H.C., Ma, L. 2020. The genome of opportunistic fungal pathogen Fusarium oxysporum carries a unique set of lineage-specific chromosomes. Communications Biology. 3:50. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-020-0770-2.

Inhibitory and nutrient use phenotypes among coexisting Fusarium and Streptomyces populations suggest local coevolutionary interactions in soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Essarioui, A., LeBlanc, N.R., Otto-Hanson, L., Schlatter, D.C., Kistler, H.C., Kinkel, L.L. 2020. Inhibitory and nutrient use phenotypes among coexisting Fusarium and Streptomyces populations suggest local coevolutionary interactions in soil. Environmental Microbiology. 22(3):976-985. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14782.

Fusarium graminearum trichothecene mycotoxins: biosynthesis, regulation, and management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Kistler, H.C., Ma, Z. 2020. Fusarium graminearum trichothecene mycotoxins: biosynthesis, regulation, and management. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 57:15-39. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-082718-100318.

A phosphorylated transcription factor regulates sterol biosynthesis in Fusarium graminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Jian, Y., Chen, Y., Kistler, H.C., He, P., Ma, Z., Yin, Y. 2019. A phosphorylated transcription factor regulates sterol biosynthesis in Fusarium graminearum. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09145-6.

Fusarium graminearum trichothecene mycotoxins: Biosynthesis, regulation and management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Kistler, H.C., Ma, Z. 2019. Fusarium graminearum trichothecene mycotoxins: Biosynthesis, regulation and management. Annual Review of Phytopathology. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-082718-100318.

A phosphorylated transcription factor regulates sterol biosynthesis in Fusarium graminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Jian, Y., Chen, Y., Kistler, H.C., Ma, Z., Yin, Y. 2019. A phosphorylated transcription factor regulates sterol biosynthesis in Fusarium graminearum. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09145-6.

Nanoscale enrichment of the cytosolic enzyme trichodiene synthase near reorganized endoplasmic reticulum in Fusarium graminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boenisch, M.J., Blum, A., Broz, K.L., Gardiner, D.M., Kistler, H.C. 2019. Nanoscale enrichment of the cytosolic enzyme trichodiene synthase near reorganized endoplasmic reticulum in Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 124:73-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2018.12.008.

Expression of the Fusarium graminearum terpenome and involvement of the endoplasmic reticulum-derived toxisome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flynn, C.M., Broz, K.L., Jonkers, W., Schmidt-Dannert, C., Kistler, H.C. 2019. Expression of the Fusarium graminearum terpenome and involvement of the endoplasmic reticulum-derived toxisome. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 124:78-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2019.01.006.

A SIX1 homolog of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense tropical race 4 contributes to virulence towards Cavendish banana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Widinugraheni, S., Nino-Sanchez, J., van der Does, H.C., van Dam, P., Garcia-Bastidas, F.A., Subandiyah, S., Meijer, H.J.G., Kistler, H.C., Kema, G.H.J., Rep, M. 2018. A SIX1 homolog of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense tropical race 4 contributes to virulence towards Cavendish banana. PLoS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205896.

Mapping QTL for Fusarium head blight resistance in a Tunisian-derived durum wheat population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pirseyedi, S.M., Kumar, A., Ghavami, F., Hegstad, J.B., Mergoum, M., Mazaheri, M., Kianian, S.F., Elias, E.M. 2018. Mapping QTL for Fusarium head blight resistance in a Tunisian-derived durum wheat population. Cereal Research Communications. 47(1):78-87.

Kinome expansion in the Fusarium oxysporum species complex driven by accessory chromosomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deiuilo, G.A., Guo, L., Zhang, Y., Goldberg, J.M., Kistler, H.C., Ma, L. 2018. Kinome expansion in the Fusarium oxysporum species complex driven by accessory chromosomes. mSphere. 3(3):e00231-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00231-18.

The fungal myosin I is essential for Fusarium toxisome formation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tang, G., Chen, Y., Xu, J., Kistler, H.C., Ma, Z. 2018. The fungal myosin I is essential for Fusarium toxisome formation. PLoS Pathogens. 14(1):e1006827. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006827.

The fungal myosin I is essential for Fusarium toxisome formation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Phylogeny, plant species, and plant diversity influence carbon use phenotypes among Fusarium populations in the rhizosphere microbiome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LeBlanc, N.R., Essarioui, A., Kinkel, L.L., Kistler, H.C. 2017. Phylogeny, plant species, and plant diversity influence carbon use phenotypes among Fusarium populations in the rhizosphere microbiome. Phytobiomes Journal. 1(3):150-157. https://doi.org/10.1094/pbiomes-06-17-0028-r.

A high proportion of NX-2 mycotoxin producing strains are found among Fusarium graminearum isolates from northeastern New York State Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lofgren, L., Riddle, J.M., Dong, Y., Kuhnem, P.R., Cummings, J.A., Del Ponte, E.M., Bergstrom, G.C., Kistler, H.C. 2017. A high proportion of NX-2 mycotoxin producing strains are found among Fusarium graminearum isolates from northeastern New York State. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 150:791-796.

Effector gene suites in some soil isolates of Fusarium oxysporum are not sufficient predictors of vascular wilt in tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jelinski, N.A., Broz, K.L., Jonkers, W., Ma, L., Kistler, H.C. 2017. Effector gene suites in some soil isolates of Fusarium oxysporum are not sufficient predictors of vascular wilt in tomato. Phytopathology. 107:842-851.