Fungal Genetics and Biology

(The TQCC of Fungal Genetics and Biology is 10. 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 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing approaches in filamentous fungi and oomycetes100
Candida auris and multidrug resistance: Defining the new normal97
Antifungal resistance in dermatophytes: Recent trends and therapeutic implications93
A unique multidrug-resistant clonal Trichophyton population distinct from Trichophyton mentagrophytes/Trichophyton interdigitale complex causing an ongoing alarming dermatophytosis outbreak in India: 79
Yeasts as probiotics: Mechanisms, outcomes, and future potential68
Strategies to establish the link between biosynthetic gene clusters and secondary metabolites54
Fungal species boundaries in the genomics era53
Facilitators of adaptation and antifungal resistance mechanisms in clinically relevant fungi41
In the fungus where it happens: History and future propelling Aspergillus nidulans as the archetype of natural products research40
Genomic perspective of triazole resistance in clinical and environmental Aspergillus fumigatus isolates without cyp51A mutations35
Epigenetic mechanisms of drug resistance in fungi34
Fungi, fungicide discovery and global food security33
The Arf-GAP AoGlo3 regulates conidiation, endocytosis, and pathogenicity in the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora33
Multidrug transporters of Candida species in clinical azole resistance30
Host-specificity factors in plant pathogenic fungi28
Investigating the cell and developmental biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae28
Genomic diversity of the human pathogen Paracoccidioides across the South American continent28
Identification of a gene cluster for the synthesis of the plant hormone abscisic acid in the plant pathogen Leptosphaeria maculans26
A metabolomics-guided approach to discover Fusarium graminearum metabolites after removal of a repressive histone modification25
Exploring the resistance mechanisms in Trichosporon asahii: Triazoles as the last defense for invasive trichosporonosis23
Recreation of in-host acquired single nucleotide polymorphisms by CRISPR-Cas9 reveals an uncharacterised gene playing a role in Aspergillus fumigatus azole resistance via a non-cyp51A mediated resista23
Development of a marker-free mutagenesis system using CRISPR-Cas9 in the pathogenic mould Aspergillus fumigatus23
Multiple roles of ABC transporters in yeast23
The pheromone response module, a mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway implicated in the regulation of fungal development, secondary metabolism and pathogenicity23
Antifungal resistance in Aspergillus terreus: A current scenario22
Hydrogen sulfide, a novel small molecule signalling agent, participates in the regulation of ganoderic acids biosynthesis induced by heat stress in Ganoderma lucidum22
Erg6 affects membrane composition and virulence of the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans22
CLR1 and CLR2 are light dependent regulators of xylanase and pectinase genes in Trichoderma reesei21
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) system19
Roles of six Hsp70 genes in virulence, cell wall integrity, antioxidant activity and multiple stress tolerance of Beauveria bassiana18
Advances allowing feasible pyrG gene editing by a CRISPR-Cas9 system for the edible mushroom Pleurotus eryngii18
Stage-specific functional relationships between Tub1 and Tub2 beta-tubulins in the wheat scab fungus Fusarium graminearum18
Mating strategy and mating type distribution in six global populations of the Eucalyptus foliar pathogen Teratosphaeria destructans17
TBRG-1 a Ras-like protein in Trichoderma virens involved in conidiation, development, secondary metabolism, mycoparasitism, and biocontrol unveils a new family of Ras-GTPases17
Fungal cross-talk: an integrated approach to study distance communication17
The siderophore repressor SreA maintains growth, hydrogen peroxide resistance, and cell wall integrity in the phytopathogenic fungus Alternaria alternata17
Synthesis of cordycepin: Current scenario and future perspectives16
Asynchronous development of Zymoseptoria tritici infection in wheat16
Acurin A, a novel hybrid compound, biosynthesized by individually translated PKS- and NRPS-encoding genes in Aspergillus aculeatus16
Comprehensive chemotaxonomic and genomic profiling of a biosynthetically talented Australian fungus, Aspergillus burnettii sp. nov.15
MrSt12 implicated in the regulation of transcription factor AFTF1 by Fus3-MAPK during cuticle penetration by the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii15
Global distribution of mating types shows limited opportunities for mating across populations of fungi causing boxwood blight disease15
Improvement of the CRISPR-Cas9 mediated gene disruption and large DNA fragment deletion based on a chimeric promoter in Acremonium chrysogenum15
Characterization of the asexual developmental genes brlA and wetA in Monascus ruber M715
Parallel evolution of multiple mechanisms for demethylase inhibitor fungicide resistance in the barley pathogen Pyrenophora teres f. sp. maculata15
Functional analyses of Pleurotus ostreatus pcc1 and clp1 using CRISPR/Cas914
Coinfection of domestic felines by distinct Sporothrix brasiliensis in the Brazilian sporotrichosis hyperendemic area14
Whole-genome sequencing reveals recent and frequent genetic recombination between clonal lineages of Cryphonectria parasitica in western Europe14
DsEcp2-1 is a polymorphic effector that restricts growth of Dothistroma septosporum in pine14
Characterization of microRNA-like RNAs associated with sclerotial development in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum14
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
Gain and loss of a transcription factor that regulates late trichothecene biosynthetic pathway genes in Fusarium13
Identification of the pigment and its role in UV resistance in Paecilomyces variotii, a Chernobyl isolate, using genetic manipulation strategies13
Carbon metabolism and transcriptome in developmental paths differentiation of a homokaryotic Coprinopsis cinerea strain13
FpDep1, a component of Rpd3L histone deacetylase complex, is important for vegetative development, ROS accumulation, and pathogenesis in Fusarium pseudograminearum13
Dynamic assembly of a higher-order septin structure during appressorium morphogenesis by the rice blast fungus13
Endocytic FgEde1 regulates virulence and autophagy in Fusarium graminearum12
Candida glabrata peroxiredoxins, Tsa1 and Tsa2, and sulfiredoxin, Srx1, protect against oxidative damage and are necessary for virulence12
The MAPK Hog1 mediates the response to amphotericin B in Candida albicans12
System-wide characterization of subtilases reveals that subtilisin-like protease FgPrb1 of Fusarium graminearum regulates fungal development and virulence12
Recognition and delineation of yeast genera based on genomic data: Lessons from Trichosporonales12
Genetic diversity and population structure of Zymoseptoria tritici in Ethiopia as revealed by microsatellite markers12
Identification of the polyketide synthase PKS7 responsible for the production of lecanoric acid and ethyl lecanorate in Claviceps purpurea12
Heterologous expression of intact biosynthetic gene clusters in Fusarium graminearum12
Elucidation of substrate specificities of decorating enzymes involved in mannosylerythritol lipid production by cross-species complementation12
Reduced phagocytosis and killing of Cryptococcus neoformans biofilm-derived cells by J774.16 macrophages is associated with fungal capsular production and surface modification12
Natural selection drives population divergence for local adaptation in a wheat pathogen12
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
Participation of Zip3, a ZIP domain-containing protein, in stress response and virulence in Cryptococcus gattii11
Oral-fecal mycobiome in wild and captive cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis)11
Genomic analysis provides insights into the transmission and pathogenicity of Talaromyces marneffei11
CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene replacement in the basidiomycetous yeast Pseudozyma antarctica11
The glycoside hydrolase 18 family chitinases are associated with development and virulence in the mosquito pathogen Pythium guiyangense11
Rab GDP-dissociation inhibitor gdiA is an essential gene required for cell wall chitin deposition in Aspergillus niger11
Nitric oxide homeostasis is required for light-dependent regulation of conidiation in Aspergillus11
Two 14-3-3 proteins contribute to nitrogen sensing through the TOR and glutamine synthetase-dependent pathways in Fusarium graminearum10
The novel Huntiella omanensis mating gene, MAT1-2-7, is essential for ascomatal maturation10
SsCat2 encodes a catalase that is critical for the antioxidant response, QoI fungicide sensitivity, and pathogenicity of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum10
Fatty acid dioxygenase-cytochrome P450 fusion enzymes of filamentous fungal pathogens10
The roles of FgPEX2 and FgPEX12 in virulence and lipid metabolism in Fusarium graminearum10
Identification of SclB, a Zn(II)2Cys6 transcription factor involved in sclerotium formation in Aspergillus niger10
Carbon catabolite repressor MoCreA is required for the asexual development and pathogenicity of the rice blast fungus10
Functional analysis of the mitochondrial gene mitofilin in the filamentous entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana10