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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28714347/antifungal-activities-and-active-ingredients-of-melodinus-suaveolens-champ-ex-benth
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Yanan Xu, Siquan Ling, Dongqiang Zeng, Wenwei Tang
Four Melodinus species with antifungal activity were found in survey of the floral resources, in Shiwan Mountain Natural Reserve, Guangxi Province, China. Crude methanolic extracts of the twigs and leaves of Melodinus suaveolens exhibited potent antifungal activities against the plant pathogenic fungi Colletotrichum musae, Colletotrichum graminicola, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides and Alternaria musae, and the ethyl acetate fraction inhibited these pathogens at rates of 85.37, 91.47, 72.77 and 89.87%, respectively (5 mg/mL)...
July 16, 2017: Natural Product Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28710636/biotransformation-of-dhea-into-7%C3%AE-15%C3%AE-dioh-dhea
#2
Hui Li, Jin Sun, Zhenghong Xu
3β,7α,15α-Trihydroxy-5-androsten-17-one (7α,15α-diOH-DHEA) is a key intermediate of the novel oral contraceptive "Yasmin" (widely used in birth control pills and postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy pills; the active ingredient is drospirenone). It can be synthesized from dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) by microbial dihydroxylation at the C7 and C15 positions. Here we describe the method of bioconversion from DHEA into 7α,15α-diOH-DHEA by Colletotrichum lini. Using 6 g/L DHEA as a substrate, the DHEA conversion and the 7α,15α-diOH-DHEA molar yield were 72...
2017: Methods in Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28698913/antibacterial-and-antioxidant-constituents-of-extracts-of-endophytic-fungi-isolated-from-ocimum-basilicum-var-thyrsiflora-leaves
#3
Piyamas Atiphasaworn, Sakon Monggoot, Eleni Gentekaki, Siraprapa Brooks, Patcharee Pripdeevech
Fourteen fungal endophytes were isolated from the Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora leaves collected from Northern Thailand. Eight genera were identified including Aspergillus, Ascochyta, Nigrospora, Blastomyces, Colletotrichum, Exidia, Clitopilus, and Nomuraea. The antibacterial activity of crude extracts from all endophytic fungi was tested against nine human bacterial pathogens: Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Vibrio cholerae, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus...
July 12, 2017: Current Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28679727/exposure-to-the-leaf-litter-microbiome-of-healthy-adults-protects-seedlings-from-pathogen-damage
#4
Natalie Christian, Edward Allen Herre, Luis C Mejia, Keith Clay
It is increasingly recognized that microbiota affect host health and physiology. However, it is unclear what factors shape microbiome community assembly in nature, and how microbiome assembly can be manipulated to improve host health. All plant leaves host foliar endophytic fungi, which make up a diverse, environmentally acquired fungal microbiota. Here, we experimentally manipulated assembly of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao) fungal microbiome in nature and tested the effect of assembly outcome on host health...
July 12, 2017: Proceedings. Biological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28674526/induction-of-cryptic-and-bioactive-metabolites-through-natural-dietary-components-in-an-endophytic-fungus-colletotrichum-gloeosporioides-penz-sacc
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Vijay K Sharma, Jitendra Kumar, Dheeraj K Singh, Ashish Mishra, Satish K Verma, Surendra K Gond, Anuj Kumar, Namrata Singh, Ravindra N Kharwar
Grape skin and turmeric extracts having the major components resveratrol and curcumin, respectively, were used for the induction of cryptic and bioactive metabolites in an endophytic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolated from Syzygium cumini. The increase in total amount of crude compounds in grape skin and turmeric extract treated cultures was 272.48 and 174.32%, respectively, compared to the untreated control. Among six human pathogenic bacteria tested, the maximum inhibitory activity was found against Aeromonas hydrophila IMS/GN11 while no inhibitory activity was observed against Enterococcus faecalis IMS/GN7...
2017: Frontiers in Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28671253/identification-of-colletotrichum-isolates-from-capsicum-chinense-in-amazon
#6
C V S de Oliveira, K S Matos, D M C de Albuquerque, R E Hanada, G F da Silva
Chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) is a great economic important culture on the State of Amazonas, and it represents, approximately, a production of 1.9 thousand tons per year. It is one of the hosts of Colletotrichum genus in the North region of Brazil. The aim of the study was to differentiate and to identify isolates of Colletotrichum collected from C. chinense in Amazon. Molecular characterization, using RFLP-PCR, ERIC-PCR and ISSR, was carried out initially for screening of morphologically similar isolates...
June 29, 2017: Genetics and Molecular Research: GMR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28663602/genera-of-phytopathogenic-fungi-gophy-1
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Y Marin-Felix, J Z Groenewald, L Cai, Q Chen, S Marincowitz, I Barnes, K Bensch, U Braun, E Camporesi, U Damm, Z W de Beer, A Dissanayake, J Edwards, A Giraldo, M Hernández-Restrepo, K D Hyde, R S Jayawardena, L Lombard, J Luangsa-Ard, A R McTaggart, A Y Rossman, M Sandoval-Denis, M Shen, R G Shivas, Y P Tan, E J van der Linde, M J Wingfield, A R Wood, J Q Zhang, Y Zhang, P W Crous
Genera of Phytopathogenic Fungi (GOPHY) is introduced as a new series of publications in order to provide a stable platform for the taxonomy of phytopathogenic fungi. This first paper focuses on 21 genera of phytopathogenic fungi: Bipolaris, Boeremia, Calonectria, Ceratocystis, Cladosporium, Colletotrichum, Coniella, Curvularia, Monilinia, Neofabraea, Neofusicoccum, Pilidium, Pleiochaeta, Plenodomus, Protostegia, Pseudopyricularia, Puccinia, Saccharata, Thyrostroma, Venturia and Wilsonomyces. For each genus, a morphological description and information about its pathology, distribution, hosts and disease symptoms are provided...
March 2017: Studies in Mycology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28662462/alterations-of-growth-antioxidant-system-and-gene-expression-in-stylosanthes-guianensis-during-colletotrichum-gloeosporioides-infection
#8
Hui Wang, Zhijian Chen, Guodao Liu, Changjun Bai, Hong Qiu, Yanxing Jia, Lijuan Luo
Anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is one of the most destructive fungal diseases of many plants, including stylo (Stylosanthes spp.), which is an important tropical forage legume. Although C. gloeosporioides-caused anthracnose is the major constraint limiting the growth and yield of stylo, little information is available regarding the responses of stylo during the infection process of this pathogen. This study investigated the changes in growth, the antioxidant system and gene expression in stylo in response to C...
June 20, 2017: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry: PPB
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28658312/red-rot-resistant-transgenic-sugarcane-developed-through-expression-of-%C3%AE-1-3-glucanase-gene
#9
Shivani Nayyar, Bipen Kumar Sharma, Ajinder Kaur, Anu Kalia, Gulzar Singh Sanghera, Karanjit Singh Thind, Inderjit Singh Yadav, Jagdeep Singh Sandhu
Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) is a commercially important crop, vulnerable to fungal disease red rot caused by Colletotrichum falcatum Went. The pathogen attacks sucrose accumulating parenchyma cells of cane stalk leading to severe losses in cane yield and sugar recovery. We report development of red rot resistant transgenic sugarcane through expression of β-1,3-glucanase gene from Trichoderma spp. The transgene integration and its expression were confirmed by quantitative reverse transcription-PCR in first clonal generation raised from T0 plants revealing up to 4...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28645773/abc-protein-cgabcf2-is-required-for-asexual-and-sexual-development-appressorial-formation-and-plant-infection-in-colletotrichum-gloeosporioides
#10
Zongshan Zhou, Jianyuan Wu, Meiyu Wang, Junxiang Zhang
ATP-binding cassette (ABC) proteins are exclusively found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes. In this study, we have characterized a gene from Glomerella leaf spot pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides that encodes an ABC protein, whose function to date remains unknown. We designated this gene as CgABCF2. Deletion of CgABCF2 showed drastic reduction both growing rate and conidial production in C. gloeosporioides. The Δcgabcf2 mutant did not form the appressoria, lost the capability to infect apple and failed to form lesions on the wounded leaves and fruits...
June 20, 2017: Microbial Pathogenesis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28642771/transcriptomic-analysis-of-avocado-hass-persea-americana-mill-in-the-interaction-system-fruit-chitosan-colletotrichum
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Luis-Ángel Xoca-Orozco, Esther Angélica Cuellar-Torres, Sandra González-Morales, Porfirio Gutiérrez-Martínez, Ulises López-García, Luis Herrera-Estrella, Julio Vega-Arreguín, Alejandra Chacón-López
Avocado (Persea americana) is one of the most important crops in Mexico as it is the main producer, consumer, and exporter of avocado fruit in the world. However, successful avocado commercialization is often reduced by large postharvest losses due to Colletotrichum sp., the causal agent of anthracnose. Chitosan is known to have a direct antifungal effect and acts also as an elicitor capable of stimulating a defense response in plants. However, there is little information regarding the genes that are either activated or repressed in fruits treated with chitosan...
2017: Frontiers in Plant Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28607439/qtl-mapping-reveals-genetic-determinants-of-fungal-disease-resistance-in-the-wild-lentil-species-lens-ervoides
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Vijai Bhadauria, Larissa Ramsay, Kirstin E Bett, Sabine Banniza
Lens ervoides, a wild relative of lentil is an important source of allelic diversity for enhancing the genetic resistance of the cultivated species against economically important fungal diseases, such as anthracnose and Stemphylium blight caused by Colletotrichum lentis and Stemphylium botryosum, respectively. To unravel the genetic control underlying resistance to these fungal diseases, a recombinant inbred line (RIL) population (n = 94, F9) originating from a cross between two L. ervoides accessions, L01-827A and IG 72815, was genotyped on the Illumina HiSeq 2500 platform...
June 12, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28597159/metabolite-analysis-of-endophytic-fungi-from-cultivars-of-zingiber-officinale-rosc-identifies-myriad-of-bioactive-compounds-including-tyrosol
#13
C Anisha, E K Radhakrishnan
Endophytic fungi associated with rhizomes of four cultivars of Zingiber officinale were identified by molecular and morphological methods and evaluated for their activity against soft rot pathogen Pythium myriotylum and clinical pathogens. The volatile bioactive metabolites produced by these isolates were identified by GC-MS analysis of the fungal crude extracts. Understanding of the metabolites produced by endophytes is also important in the context of raw consumption of ginger as medicine and spice. A total of fifteen isolates were identified from the four varieties studied...
June 2017: 3 Biotech
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28597158/fabrication-optimization-and-characterization-of-noble-silver-nanoparticles-from-sugarcane-leaf-saccharum-officinarum-extract-for-antifungal-application
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Manikandan Velu, Jeong-Ho Lee, Woo-Suk Chang, Nanh Lovanh, Yool-Jin Park, Palaniyappan Jayanthi, Velmurugan Palanivel, Byung-Taek Oh
Metal nanoparticles obtained from green route are gaining significant prominence as a result of their potential applications in nanomedicine and material engineering. Overall metal nanoparticles studied, silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) clutch prominent place in nanoparticles research field. Herein, we have reported the green synthesis of Saccharum officinarum leaf biomass extract-mediated synthesis of AgNPs. Initial nanoparticle production was confirmed by visual observation as color change from light yellow to bright brown color with yellow shade and spectrophotometrically at 450 nm and the various reaction conditions were optimized...
June 2017: 3 Biotech
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28584293/expression-and-functional-analysis-of-the-lysine-decarboxylase-and-copper-amine-oxidase-genes-from-the-endophytic-fungus-colletotrichum-gloeosporioides-es026
#15
Xiangmei Zhang, Zhangqian Wang, Saad Jan, Qian Yang, Mo Wang
Huperzine A (HupA) isolated from Huperzia serrata is an important compound used to treat Alzheimer's disease (AD). Recently, HupA was reported in various endophytic fungi, with Colletotrichum gloeosporioides ES026 previously isolated from H. serrata shown to produce HupA. In this study, we performed next-generation sequencing and de novo RNA sequencing of C. gloeosporioides ES026 to elucidate the molecular functions, biological processes, and biochemical pathways of these unique sequences. Gene ontology and Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes assignments allowed annotation of lysine decarboxylase (LDC) and copper amine oxidase (CAO) for their conversion of L-lysine to 5-aminopentanal during HupA biosynthesis...
June 5, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28576378/synergistic-mixtures-of-chitosan-and-mentha-piperita-l-essential-oil-to-inhibit-colletotrichum-species-and-anthracnose-development-in-mango-cultivar-tommy-atkins
#16
Kataryne Árabe Rimá de Oliveira, Lúcia Raquel Ramos Berger, Samara Amorim de Araújo, Marcos Paz Saraiva Câmara, Evandro Leite de Souza
This study assessed the efficacy of chitosan (CHI) and Mentha piperita L. essential oil (MPEO) alone or in combination to control the mycelial growth of five different Colletotrichum species, C. asianum, C. dianesei, C. fructicola, C. tropicale and C. karstii, identified as potential anthracnose-causing agents in mango (Mangifera indica L.). The efficacy of coatings of CHI and MPEO mixtures in controlling the development of anthracnose in mango cultivar Tommy Atkins was evaluated. CHI (2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10 mg/mL) and MPEO (0...
September 2017: Food Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28567620/endophytic-fungal-assemblage-in-achyranthes-aspera-linn-revealed-by-internal-transcribed-spacer-region-of-nuclear-ribosomal-rna-genes
#17
Reshma John, Linu Mathew
Only scanty reports are available on endophytic fungal associations in Achyranthes aspera Linn. Hence in this study a total of 504 isolates belonging to ten different species of fungi were isolated from asymptomatic, surface sterilised segments of leaf, stem and root of A. aspera collected from different locations of Kerala, India. Among the isolates ascomycetes were most prevalent. Colonisation rate of fungal endophytes was high in leaf tissue (95%) followed by stem (77.75%) and root segments (33.33%). The most frequent and dominant coloniser of the host plant were Colletotrichum sp...
June 2017: 3 Biotech
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28559543/comparative-transcriptomic-analysis-indicates-genes-associated-with-local-and-systemic-resistance-to-colletotrichum-graminicola-in-maize
#18
Vívian de Jesus Miranda, William Farias Porto, Gabriel da Rocha Fernandes, Robert Pogue, Diego Oliveira Nolasco, Ana Claudia Guerra Araujo, Luciano Viana Cota, Camila Guimarães de Freitas, Simoni Campos Dias, Octavio Luiz Franco
The hemibiotrophic fungus Colletotrichum graminicola may cause severe damage to maize, affecting normal development of the plant and decreasing grain yield. In this context, understanding plant defense pathways at the inoculation site and systemically in uninoculated tissues can help in the development of genetic engineering of resistance against this pathogen. Previous work has discussed the molecular basis of maize - C. graminicola interaction. However, many genes involved in defense have not yet been exploited for lack of annotation in public databases...
May 30, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28558761/production-characterization-and-antifungal-activity-of-a-biosurfactant-produced-by-rhodotorula-babjevae-ys3
#19
Suparna Sen, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Arijit Bora, Suresh Deka
BACKGROUND: Sophorolipids are one of the most promising glycolipid biosurfactants and have been successfully employed in bioremediation and various other industrial sectors. They have also been described to exhibit antimicrobial activity against different bacterial species. Nevertheless, previous literature pertaining to the antifungal activity of sophorolipids are limited indicating the need for further research to explore novel strains with wide antimicrobial activity. A novel yeast strain, Rhodotorula babjevae YS3, was recently isolated from an agricultural field in Assam, Northeast India...
May 30, 2017: Microbial Cell Factories
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28555149/comparative-transcriptomics-reveals-differential-gene-expression-related-to-colletotrichum-gloeosporioides-resistance-in-the-octoploid-strawberry
#20
Feng Wang, Feng Zhang, Mengmeng Chen, Zhiheng Liu, Zhihong Zhang, Junfan Fu, Yue Ma
The strawberry is an important fruit worldwide; however, the development of the strawberry industry is limited by fungal disease. Anthracnose is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides and leads to large-scale losses in strawberry quality and production. However, the transcriptional response of strawberry to infection with C. gloeosporioides is poorly understood. In the present study, the strawberry leaf transcriptome of the 'Yanli' and 'Benihoppe' cultivars were deep sequenced via an RNA-seq analysis to study C...
2017: Frontiers in Plant Science
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