Fungal Genetics and Biology

(The median citation count of Fungal Genetics and Biology is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Antifungal resistance in dermatophytes: Recent trends and therapeutic implications97
A unique multidrug-resistant clonal Trichophyton population distinct from Trichophyton mentagrophytes/Trichophyton interdigitale complex causing an ongoing alarming dermatophytosis outbreak in India: 81
Yeasts as probiotics: Mechanisms, outcomes, and future potential74
In the fungus where it happens: History and future propelling Aspergillus nidulans as the archetype of natural products research43
Facilitators of adaptation and antifungal resistance mechanisms in clinically relevant fungi42
Genomic perspective of triazole resistance in clinical and environmental Aspergillus fumigatus isolates without cyp51A mutations36
Epigenetic mechanisms of drug resistance in fungi35
Multidrug transporters of Candida species in clinical azole resistance34
Fungi, fungicide discovery and global food security34
The Arf-GAP AoGlo3 regulates conidiation, endocytosis, and pathogenicity in the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora33
Host-specificity factors in plant pathogenic fungi32
Investigating the cell and developmental biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae30
Genomic diversity of the human pathogen Paracoccidioides across the South American continent30
A metabolomics-guided approach to discover Fusarium graminearum metabolites after removal of a repressive histone modification26
Development of a marker-free mutagenesis system using CRISPR-Cas9 in the pathogenic mould Aspergillus fumigatus25
Exploring the resistance mechanisms in Trichosporon asahii: Triazoles as the last defense for invasive trichosporonosis25
Erg6 affects membrane composition and virulence of the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans24
Multiple roles of ABC transporters in yeast24
The pheromone response module, a mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway implicated in the regulation of fungal development, secondary metabolism and pathogenicity23
CLR1 and CLR2 are light dependent regulators of xylanase and pectinase genes in Trichoderma reesei22
Members of the Euwallacea fornicatus species complex exhibit promiscuous mutualism with ambrosia fungi in Taiwan21
The construction of CRISPR-Cas9 system for endophytic Phomopsis liquidambaris and its PmkkA-deficient mutant revealing the effect on rice21
Transformation of Cryptococcus neoformans by electroporation using a transient CRISPR-Cas9 expression (TRACE) system20
Advances allowing feasible pyrG gene editing by a CRISPR-Cas9 system for the edible mushroom Pleurotus eryngii20
Roles of six Hsp70 genes in virulence, cell wall integrity, antioxidant activity and multiple stress tolerance of Beauveria bassiana19
Fungal cross-talk: an integrated approach to study distance communication19
Stage-specific functional relationships between Tub1 and Tub2 beta-tubulins in the wheat scab fungus Fusarium graminearum19
TBRG-1 a Ras-like protein in Trichoderma virens involved in conidiation, development, secondary metabolism, mycoparasitism, and biocontrol unveils a new family of Ras-GTPases18
Synthesis of cordycepin: Current scenario and future perspectives18
The siderophore repressor SreA maintains growth, hydrogen peroxide resistance, and cell wall integrity in the phytopathogenic fungus Alternaria alternata18
Asynchronous development of Zymoseptoria tritici infection in wheat18
Mating strategy and mating type distribution in six global populations of the Eucalyptus foliar pathogen Teratosphaeria destructans17
Comprehensive chemotaxonomic and genomic profiling of a biosynthetically talented Australian fungus, Aspergillus burnettii sp. nov.17
Acurin A, a novel hybrid compound, biosynthesized by individually translated PKS- and NRPS-encoding genes in Aspergillus aculeatus16
Characterization of the asexual developmental genes brlA and wetA in Monascus ruber M716
Characterization of microRNA-like RNAs associated with sclerotial development in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum15
Parallel evolution of multiple mechanisms for demethylase inhibitor fungicide resistance in the barley pathogen Pyrenophora teres f. sp. maculata15
Improvement of the CRISPR-Cas9 mediated gene disruption and large DNA fragment deletion based on a chimeric promoter in Acremonium chrysogenum15
Functional analyses of Pleurotus ostreatus pcc1 and clp1 using CRISPR/Cas914
DsEcp2-1 is a polymorphic effector that restricts growth of Dothistroma septosporum in pine14
Coinfection of domestic felines by distinct Sporothrix brasiliensis in the Brazilian sporotrichosis hyperendemic area14
Carbon metabolism and transcriptome in developmental paths differentiation of a homokaryotic Coprinopsis cinerea strain14
FpDep1, a component of Rpd3L histone deacetylase complex, is important for vegetative development, ROS accumulation, and pathogenesis in Fusarium pseudograminearum13
Candida glabrata peroxiredoxins, Tsa1 and Tsa2, and sulfiredoxin, Srx1, protect against oxidative damage and are necessary for virulence13
Reduced phagocytosis and killing of Cryptococcus neoformans biofilm-derived cells by J774.16 macrophages is associated with fungal capsular production and surface modification13
Heterologous expression of intact biosynthetic gene clusters in Fusarium graminearum13
Endocytic FgEde1 regulates virulence and autophagy in Fusarium graminearum13
Identification of the pigment and its role in UV resistance in Paecilomyces variotii, a Chernobyl isolate, using genetic manipulation strategies13
Dynamic assembly of a higher-order septin structure during appressorium morphogenesis by the rice blast fungus13
Molecular crosstalk between the endophyte Paraconiothyrium variabile and the phytopathogen Fusarium oxysporum – Modulation of lipoxygenase activity and beauvericin production during the interaction13
Specialized infection strategies of falcate and oval conidia of Colletotrichum graminicola13
Genetic diversity and population structure of Zymoseptoria tritici in Ethiopia as revealed by microsatellite markers13
Gain and loss of a transcription factor that regulates late trichothecene biosynthetic pathway genes in Fusarium13
Oral-fecal mycobiome in wild and captive cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis)12
The MAPK Hog1 mediates the response to amphotericin B in Candida albicans12
Nitric oxide homeostasis is required for light-dependent regulation of conidiation in Aspergillus12
Rab GDP-dissociation inhibitor gdiA is an essential gene required for cell wall chitin deposition in Aspergillus niger12
Identification of the polyketide synthase PKS7 responsible for the production of lecanoric acid and ethyl lecanorate in Claviceps purpurea12
System-wide characterization of subtilases reveals that subtilisin-like protease FgPrb1 of Fusarium graminearum regulates fungal development and virulence12
Carbon catabolite repressor MoCreA is required for the asexual development and pathogenicity of the rice blast fungus12
Natural selection drives population divergence for local adaptation in a wheat pathogen12
Participation of Zip3, a ZIP domain-containing protein, in stress response and virulence in Cryptococcus gattii11
Septins are required for reproductive propagule development and virulence of the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus11
The glycoside hydrolase 18 family chitinases are associated with development and virulence in the mosquito pathogen Pythium guiyangense11
The novel Huntiella omanensis mating gene, MAT1-2-7, is essential for ascomatal maturation11
The roles of FgPEX2 and FgPEX12 in virulence and lipid metabolism in Fusarium graminearum11
MicroRNA-like milR236, regulated by transcription factor MoMsn2, targets histone acetyltransferase MoHat1 to play a role in appressorium formation and virulence of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe or11
Trichoderma harzianum transcriptome in response to cadmium exposure11
The H4K20 methyltransferase Kmt5 is involved in secondary metabolism and stress response in phytopathogenic Fusarium species11
Fatty acid dioxygenase-cytochrome P450 fusion enzymes of filamentous fungal pathogens10
CgHog1 controls the adaptation to both sorbitol and fludioxonil in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides10
SsCat2 encodes a catalase that is critical for the antioxidant response, QoI fungicide sensitivity, and pathogenicity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum10
Identification of SclB, a Zn(II)2Cys6 transcription factor involved in sclerotium formation in Aspergillus niger10
Genome-wide mRNA and miRNA analysis in the early stages of germ tube outgrowth in Coprinopsis cinerea10
Functional analysis of the mitochondrial gene mitofilin in the filamentous entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana10
Identification of milRNAs and their target genes in Ganoderma lucidum by high-throughput sequencing and degradome analysis10
Two 14-3-3 proteins contribute to nitrogen sensing through the TOR and glutamine synthetase-dependent pathways in Fusarium graminearum10
The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Rhizophagus irregularis harmonizes nuclear dynamics in the presence of distinct abiotic factors10
Role of the XylA gene, encoding a cell wall degrading enzyme, during common wheat, durum wheat and barley colonization by Fusarium graminearum9
Diversity of Omega Glutathione Transferases in mushroom-forming fungi revealed by phylogenetic, transcriptomic, biochemical and structural approaches9
Are macrophages the heroes or villains during cryptococcosis?9
Genetical and O-glycoproteomic analyses reveal the roles of three protein O-mannosyltransferases in phytopathogen Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cucumerinum9
Diverse function and regulation of CmSnf1 in entomopathogenic fungus Cordyceps militaris9
F-box only and CUE proteins are crucial ubiquitination-associated components for conidiation and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae9
MaPmt1, a protein O-mannosyltransferase, contributes to virulence through governing the appressorium turgor pressure in Metarhizium acridum9
The fungicide dodine primarily inhibits mitochondrial respiration in Ustilago maydis, but also affects plasma membrane integrity and endocytosis, which is not found in Zymoseptoria tritici9
Polyketides produced by the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae induce Candida albicans growth9
Comparative genomic and transcriptomic analyses reveal different pathogenicity-related genes among three eucalyptus fungal pathogens8
Pseudoflowers produced by Fusarium xyrophilum on yellow-eyed grass (Xyris spp.) in Guyana: A novel floral mimicry system?8
The TRP Ca2+ channel Yvc1 regulates hyphal reactive oxygen species gradient for maintenance of polarized growth in Candida albicans8
A genome-wide genetic linkage map and reference quality genome sequence for a new race in the wheat pathogen Pyrenophora tritici-repentis8
Investigation of citrinin and monacolin K gene clusters variation among pigment producer Monascus species8
Ras2 is important for growth and pathogenicity in Fusarium circinatum8
Cadmium hyperaccumulating mushroom Cystoderma carcharias has two metallothionein isoforms usable for cadmium and copper storage8
Fungal cell death: The beginning of the end8
SsATG8 and SsNBR1 mediated-autophagy is required for fungal development, proteasomal stress response and virulence in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum8
Characterization of a heme-protein responsive to hypoxia in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis8
Role of beta-isopropylmalate dehydrogenase in lipid biosynthesis of the oleaginous fungus Mortierella alpina8
FgPsd2, a phosphatidylserine decarboxylase of Fusarium graminearum, regulates development and virulence8
Influence of glucose on xylose metabolization by Spathaspora passalidarum8
Identification of SkpA-CulA-F-box E3 ligase complexes in pathogenic Aspergilli7
The type II phosphoinositide 4-kinase FgLsb6 is important for the development and virulence of Fusarium graminearum7
Functional roles of all five putative hydrophobin genes in growth, development, and secondary metabolism in Fusarium graminearum7
Kilbournase, a protease-associated domain subtilase secreted by the fungal corn pathogen Stenocarpella maydis7
Botrytis cinerea methyl isocitrate lyase mediates oxidative stress tolerance and programmed cell death by modulating cellular succinate levels7
The spindle pole-body localization of activated cytoplasmic dynein is cell cycle-dependent in Aspergillus nidulans7
Targeted disruption of hir1 alters the transcriptional expression pattern of putative lignocellulolytic genes in the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus7
CsAtf1, a bZIP transcription factor, is involved in fludioxonil sensitivity and virulence in the rubber tree anthracnose fungus Colletotrichum siamense7
A peroxisomal sterol carrier protein 2 (Scp2) contributes to lipid trafficking in differentiation and virulence of the insect pathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana7
Genome comparisons suggest an association between Ceratocystis host adaptations and effector clusters in unique transposable element families7
LmCBP1, a secreted chitin-binding protein, is required for the pathogenicity of Leptosphaeria maculans on Brassica napus7
Genetic map and heritability of Aspergillus flavus7
Mating-type locus rearrangements and shifts in thallism states in Citrus-associated Phyllosticta species6
Altered nitrogen metabolism in biocontrol strains of Penicillium rubens6
Efficient genome editing using endogenous U6 snRNA promoter-driven CRISPR/Cas9 sgRNA in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum6
Regulation of conidiation, polarity growth, and pathogenicity by MrSte12 transcription factor in entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium rileyi6
Analysis of genomic characteristics and their influence on metabolism in Aspergillus luchuensis albino mutants using genome sequencing6
F-actin dynamics following mechanical injury of Trichoderma atroviride and Neurospora crassa hyphae6
Live-cell imaging of rapid calcium dynamics using fluorescent, genetically-encoded GCaMP probes with Aspergillus fumigatus6
Chromosome-level de novo assembly of Coprinopsis cinerea A43mut B43mut pab1-1 #326 and genetic variant identification of mutants using Nanopore MinION sequencing6
Adaptive responses of Kluyveromyces marxianus CCT 7735 to 2-phenylethanol stress: Alterations in membrane fatty-acid composition, ergosterol content, exopolysaccharide production and reduction in reac6
Broadening the spectrum of fluorescent protein tools for use in the encapsulated human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans6
An intergenic “safe haven” region in Cryptococcus neoformans serotype D genomes6
Bioprospecting of the probiotic potential of yeasts isolated from a wine environment6
Overexpression of chitinase in the endophyte Phomopsis liquidambaris enhances wheat resistance to Fusarium graminearum6
Biological characterization of the melanin biosynthesis gene Bcscd1 in the plant pathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea6
Pathogenicity of Metarhizium rileyi against Spodoptera litura larvae: Appressorium differentiation, proliferation in hemolymph, immune interaction, and reemergence of mycelium6
CgIPT1 is required for synthesis of cis-zeatin cytokinins and contributes to stress tolerance and virulence in Colletotrichum graminicola6
RimO (SrrB) is required for carbon starvation signaling and production of secondary metabolites in Aspergillus nidulans5
Species borderlines in Fusarium exemplified by F. circinatum/F. subglutinans5
Dual-specificity protein phosphatase Msg5 controls cell wall integrity and virulence in Fusarium oxysporum5
Autophagy-related protein UvAtg7 contributes to mycelial growth, virulence, asexual reproduction and cell stress response in rice false smut fungus Ustilaginoidea virens5
Insights into oleaginous phenotype of the yeast Papiliotrema laurentii5
Comparative transcriptome analysis of abnormal cap and healthy fruiting bodies of the edible mushroom Lentinula edodes5
Distinctive carbon repression effects in the carbohydrate-selective wood decay fungus Rhodonia placenta5
A new scheme to artificially alter yeast mating-types without autodiploidization5
Intracellular sequestration of cadmium and zinc in ectomycorrhizal fungus Amanita muscaria (Agaricales, Amanitaceae) and characterization of its metallothionein gene5
Penicillium oxalicum putative methyltransferase Mtr23B has similarities and differences with LaeA in regulating conidium development and glycoside hydrolase gene expression5
Marker-free CRISPR-Cas9 based genetic engineering of the phytopathogenic fungus, Penicillium expansum5
The D-galacturonic acid catabolic pathway genes differentially regulate virulence and salinity response in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum5
Genomic regions associated with virulence in Setosphaeria turcica identified by linkage mapping in a biparental population5
Emp47 and Vip36 are required for polarized growth and protein trafficking between ER and Golgi apparatus in opportunistic fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus5
A SET domain-containing protein involved in cell wall integrity signaling and peroxisome biogenesis is essential for appressorium formation and pathogenicity of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides5
Austropuccinia psidii uses tetrapolar mating and produces meiotic spores in older infections on Eucalyptus grandis5
MrMid2, encoding a cell wall stress sensor protein, is required for conidium production, stress tolerance, microsclerotium formation and virulence in the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium rileyi5
Detailed analysis of the D-galactose catabolic pathways in Aspergillus niger reveals complexity at both metabolic and regulatory level5
Protein O-mannosylation affects protein secretion, cell wall integrity and morphogenesis in Trichoderma reesei5
The establishment of multiple knockout mutants of Colletotrichum orbiculare by CRISPR-Cas9 and Cre-loxP systems5
Molecular mechanism of fluconazole resistance and pathogenicity attributes of Lebanese Candida albicans hospital isolates5
Fusaristatin A production negatively affects the growth and aggressiveness of the wheat pathogen Fusarium pseudograminearum4
Visualizing three-dimensional fungal growth using light sheet fluorescence microscopy4
A reassessment of flocculosin-mediated biocontrol activity of Pseudozyma flocculosa through CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing4
Ustiloxin biosynthetic machinery is not compatible between Aspergillus flavus and Ustilaginoidea virens4
Exploring links between antisense RNAs and pathogenesis in Ustilago maydis through transcript and gene characterization4
Identification of a polyketide biosynthesis gene cluster by transcriptional regulator activation in Aspergillus terreus4
Central American and Caribbean population history of the Pseudocercospora fijiensis fungus responsible for the latest worldwide pandemics on banana4
Intra-hemocoel injection of pseurotin A from Metarhizium anisopliae, induces dose-dependent reversible paralysis in the Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella)4
Role and dynamics of an agmatinase-like protein (AGM-1) in Neurospora crassa4
Identification of microRNA-like RNAs in Cordyceps guangdongensis and their expression profile under differential developmental stages4
Sequencing of non-virulent strains of Fusarium fujikuroi reveals genes putatively involved in bakanae disease of rice4
Population genetic structure and migration patterns of the maize pathogenic fungus, Cercospora zeina in East and Southern Africa4
Single nucleotide polymorphisms and chromosomal copy number variation may impact the Sporothrix brasiliensis antifungal susceptibility and sporotrichosis clinical outcomes4
The mitochondrial translocase of the inner membrane PaTim54 is involved in defense response and longevity in Podospora anserina4
Genomic characterization of Parengyodontium americanum sp. nov4
Increased activity of the sterol branch of the mevalonate pathway elevates glycosylation of secretory proteins and improves antifungal properties of Trichoderma atroviride4