Fungal Genetics and Biology

(The TQCC of Fungal Genetics and Biology is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Fungi, fungicide discovery and global food security55
In the fungus where it happens: History and future propelling Aspergillus nidulans as the archetype of natural products research49
Investigating the cell and developmental biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae47
Host-specificity factors in plant pathogenic fungi39
Development of a marker-free mutagenesis system using CRISPR-Cas9 in the pathogenic mould Aspergillus fumigatus35
Genomic diversity of the human pathogen Paracoccidioides across the South American continent32
Erg6 affects membrane composition and virulence of the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans32
Multiple roles of ABC transporters in yeast30
The pheromone response module, a mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway implicated in the regulation of fungal development, secondary metabolism and pathogenicity28
Synthesis of cordycepin: Current scenario and future perspectives26
Asynchronous development of Zymoseptoria tritici infection in wheat26
Advances allowing feasible pyrG gene editing by a CRISPR-Cas9 system for the edible mushroom Pleurotus eryngii23
Characterization of the asexual developmental genes brlA and wetA in Monascus ruber M722
Roles of six Hsp70 genes in virulence, cell wall integrity, antioxidant activity and multiple stress tolerance of Beauveria bassiana21
The siderophore repressor SreA maintains growth, hydrogen peroxide resistance, and cell wall integrity in the phytopathogenic fungus Alternaria alternata21
Fungal cross-talk: an integrated approach to study distance communication20
Parallel evolution of multiple mechanisms for demethylase inhibitor fungicide resistance in the barley pathogen Pyrenophora teres f. sp. maculata20
Comprehensive chemotaxonomic and genomic profiling of a biosynthetically talented Australian fungus, Aspergillus burnettii sp. nov.19
Carbon catabolite repressor MoCreA is required for the asexual development and pathogenicity of the rice blast fungus18
Molecular crosstalk between the endophyte Paraconiothyrium variabile and the phytopathogen Fusarium oxysporum – Modulation of lipoxygenase activity and beauvericin production during the interaction18
Dynamic assembly of a higher-order septin structure during appressorium morphogenesis by the rice blast fungus17
Acurin A, a novel hybrid compound, biosynthesized by individually translated PKS- and NRPS-encoding genes in Aspergillus aculeatus16
Identification of the polyketide synthase PKS7 responsible for the production of lecanoric acid and ethyl lecanorate in Claviceps purpurea16
Functional analyses of Pleurotus ostreatus pcc1 and clp1 using CRISPR/Cas916
System-wide characterization of subtilases reveals that subtilisin-like protease FgPrb1 of Fusarium graminearum regulates fungal development and virulence15
Genetic diversity and population structure of Zymoseptoria tritici in Ethiopia as revealed by microsatellite markers15
Carbon metabolism and transcriptome in developmental paths differentiation of a homokaryotic Coprinopsis cinerea strain15
Characterization of microRNA-like RNAs associated with sclerotial development in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum15
Coinfection of domestic felines by distinct Sporothrix brasiliensis in the Brazilian sporotrichosis hyperendemic area14
SsCat2 encodes a catalase that is critical for the antioxidant response, QoI fungicide sensitivity, and pathogenicity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum14
Endocytic FgEde1 regulates virulence and autophagy in Fusarium graminearum14
Natural selection drives population divergence for local adaptation in a wheat pathogen14
Identification of the pigment and its role in UV resistance in Paecilomyces variotii, a Chernobyl isolate, using genetic manipulation strategies13
The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Rhizophagus irregularis harmonizes nuclear dynamics in the presence of distinct abiotic factors13
Oral-fecal mycobiome in wild and captive cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis)13
The H4K20 methyltransferase Kmt5 is involved in secondary metabolism and stress response in phytopathogenic Fusarium species13
The fungicide dodine primarily inhibits mitochondrial respiration in Ustilago maydis, but also affects plasma membrane integrity and endocytosis, which is not found in Zymoseptoria tritici12
Functional roles of all five putative hydrophobin genes in growth, development, and secondary metabolism in Fusarium graminearum12
Fatty acid dioxygenase-cytochrome P450 fusion enzymes of filamentous fungal pathogens12
CsAtf1, a bZIP transcription factor, is involved in fludioxonil sensitivity and virulence in the rubber tree anthracnose fungus Colletotrichum siamense12
F-box only and CUE proteins are crucial ubiquitination-associated components for conidiation and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae12
Genome-wide mRNA and miRNA analysis in the early stages of germ tube outgrowth in Coprinopsis cinerea11
Diversity of Omega Glutathione Transferases in mushroom-forming fungi revealed by phylogenetic, transcriptomic, biochemical and structural approaches11
A peroxisomal sterol carrier protein 2 (Scp2) contributes to lipid trafficking in differentiation and virulence of the insect pathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana11
Diverse function and regulation of CmSnf1 in entomopathogenic fungus Cordyceps militaris11
SsATG8 and SsNBR1 mediated-autophagy is required for fungal development, proteasomal stress response and virulence in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum11
Genome comparisons suggest an association between Ceratocystis host adaptations and effector clusters in unique transposable element families11
Participation of Zip3, a ZIP domain-containing protein, in stress response and virulence in Cryptococcus gattii11
Polyketides produced by the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae induce Candida albicans growth11
MaPmt1, a protein O-mannosyltransferase, contributes to virulence through governing the appressorium turgor pressure in Metarhizium acridum10
Influence of glucose on xylose metabolization by Spathaspora passalidarum10
Ras2 is important for growth and pathogenicity in Fusarium circinatum10
Role of beta-isopropylmalate dehydrogenase in lipid biosynthesis of the oleaginous fungus Mortierella alpina10
Fungal cell death: The beginning of the end10
Detailed analysis of the D-galactose catabolic pathways in Aspergillus niger reveals complexity at both metabolic and regulatory level10
Molecular mechanism of fluconazole resistance and pathogenicity attributes of Lebanese Candida albicans hospital isolates10
An intergenic “safe haven” region in Cryptococcus neoformans serotype D genomes10
Identification of SclB, a Zn(II)2Cys6 transcription factor involved in sclerotium formation in Aspergillus niger10
Pathogenicity of Metarhizium rileyi against Spodoptera litura larvae: Appressorium differentiation, proliferation in hemolymph, immune interaction, and reemergence of mycelium10
FgPsd2, a phosphatidylserine decarboxylase of Fusarium graminearum, regulates development and virulence10
Identification of SkpA-CulA-F-box E3 ligase complexes in pathogenic Aspergilli9
Targeted disruption of hir1 alters the transcriptional expression pattern of putative lignocellulolytic genes in the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus9
Penicillium oxalicum putative methyltransferase Mtr23B has similarities and differences with LaeA in regulating conidium development and glycoside hydrolase gene expression9
Overexpression of chitinase in the endophyte Phomopsis liquidambaris enhances wheat resistance to Fusarium graminearum9
Pseudoflowers produced by Fusarium xyrophilum on yellow-eyed grass (Xyris spp.) in Guyana: A novel floral mimicry system?9
The spindle pole-body localization of activated cytoplasmic dynein is cell cycle-dependent in Aspergillus nidulans9
A genome-wide genetic linkage map and reference quality genome sequence for a new race in the wheat pathogen Pyrenophora tritici-repentis9
Adaptive responses of Kluyveromyces marxianus CCT 7735 to 2-phenylethanol stress: Alterations in membrane fatty-acid composition, ergosterol content, exopolysaccharide production and reduction in reac9
Regulation of conidiation, polarity growth, and pathogenicity by MrSte12 transcription factor in entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium rileyi9
Botrytis cinerea methyl isocitrate lyase mediates oxidative stress tolerance and programmed cell death by modulating cellular succinate levels9
Cadmium hyperaccumulating mushroom Cystoderma carcharias has two metallothionein isoforms usable for cadmium and copper storage9
Bioprospecting of the probiotic potential of yeasts isolated from a wine environment9
Investigation of citrinin and monacolin K gene clusters variation among pigment producer Monascus species9
Comparative transcriptome analysis of abnormal cap and healthy fruiting bodies of the edible mushroom Lentinula edodes9