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2008 journal article

The Red clover necrotic mosaic virus RNA-2 encoded movement protein is a second suppressor of RNA silencing

VIROLOGY, 381(2), 277–286.

By: J. Powers n, T. Sit n, C. Heinsohn n, C. George n, K. Kim* & S. Lommel n

Contributors: J. Powers n, T. Sit n, C. Heinsohn n, C. George n, K. Kim* & S. Lommel n

author keywords: TCV-sGFP; Red clover necrotic mosaic virus; RCNMV; Movement protein; MP; VSR; RNA silencing
MeSH headings : Carmovirus / genetics; Carmovirus / metabolism; Genetic Complementation Test; Green Fluorescent Proteins / metabolism; Plant Viral Movement Proteins / metabolism; RNA Interference; RNA, Viral / genetics; RNA, Viral / metabolism; Tombusviridae / genetics; Tombusviridae / metabolism
TL;DR: A newly developed viral-based assay for the identification of silencing suppression activity was used to provide evidence for a second, mechanistically distinct method ofsilencing suppression provided for by the RCNMV movement protein (MP). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

The Muscoidea (Diptera: Calyptratae) are paraphyletic: Evidence from four mitochondrial and four nuclear genes

MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS AND EVOLUTION, 49(2), 639–652.

author keywords: Muscoidea; Calyptratae; Molecular phylogeny; Guide tree
MeSH headings : Animals; DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics; Diptera / classification; Diptera / genetics; Evolution, Molecular; Genes, Insect; Genes, Mitochondrial; Genetic Speciation; Likelihood Functions; Mitochondria / genetics; Phylogeny; Sequence Alignment; Sequence Analysis, DNA
TL;DR: The monophyly of three of the four recognized families in the Muscoidea is confirmed: the Fanniidae, Muscidae, and Scathophagidae, however, the Anthomyiidae are possibly paraphyletic. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Crop Response to Rotation and Tillage in Peanut-Based Cropping Systems

AGRONOMY JOURNAL, 100(6), 1580–1586.

By: D. Jordan n, J. Barnes*, T. Corbett*, C. Bogle*, P. Johnson n, B. Shew n, S. Koenning n, W. Ye*, R. Brandenburg n

TL;DR: Comparisons of yield of corn, cotton, and peanut in different rotations planted in conventional and reduced tillage suggest that variation in response to rotation and tillage should be expected based on the crop and edaphic and environmental conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

BREEDING FOR IMPROVED RESISTANCE TO FUMONISIN CONTAMINATION IN MAIZE

TOXIN REVIEWS, 27(3-4), 371–389.

author keywords: Quantitative Trait Loci; fumonisin; Fusarium verticillioides
TL;DR: Maize genetics and breeding studies are guiding strategies to improve resistance to fumonisin accumulation, and field and laboratory techniques have led to the identification of resistant maize lines and facilitated genetic analysis of resistance to ear rot and fumotonin accumulation. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

A sequence-anchored genetic linkage map for the moss, Physcomitrella patens

Plant Journal, 56(5), 840–854.

By: J. Schaff, F. Mbeunkui, K. Blackburn, D. Bird & M. Goshe

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

A Killer-Rescue system for self-limiting gene drive of anti-pathogen constructs

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 275(1653), 2823–2829.

By: F. Gould n, Y. Huang n, M. Legros n & A. Lloyd n

author keywords: gene drive; selfish genes; Aedes; Anopheles; dengue; malaria
MeSH headings : Alleles; Animals; Culicidae / genetics; Culicidae / parasitology; Culicidae / virology; Disease Transmission, Infectious / prevention & control; Gene Frequency; Genes, Lethal; Genetic Engineering / methods; Genotype; Inheritance Patterns; Insect Vectors / genetics; Insect Vectors / parasitology; Insect Vectors / virology; Models, Genetic; Transgenes
TL;DR: A gene-drive mechanism that can be self-limiting over time and space, and is simpler to build is proposed, which involves one gene that codes for toxicity (killer) and a second that confers immunity to the toxic effects (rescue). (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Sequence and genetic map of Meloidogyne hapla: A compact nematode genome for plant parasitism

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 105(39), 14802–14807.

By: C. Opperman n, D. Bird n, V. Williamson*, D. Rokhsar*, M. Burke n, J. Cohn n, J. Cromer n, S. Diener n ...

Contributors: C. Opperman n, D. Bird n, V. Williamson*, D. Rokhsar*, M. Burke n, J. Cohn n, J. Cromer n, S. Diener n ...

author keywords: compaction; dauer; development; horizontal gene transfer; gene
MeSH headings : Animals; Base Sequence; Caenorhabditis elegans / genetics; Chromosome Mapping; Evolution, Molecular; Gene Duplication; Gene Transfer, Horizontal; Genome, Helminth; Host-Parasite Interactions / genetics; Molecular Sequence Data; Multigene Family; Operon; Phylogeny; Plants / parasitology; Synteny; Tylenchoidea / genetics
TL;DR: Meloidogyne hapla is established as a tractable model plant-parasitic nematode amenable to forward and reverse genetics, and a complete genome sequence is presented that defines a platform to elucidate mechanisms of parasitism by what is the largest uncontrolled group of plant pathogens worldwide. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Phylogenetic relationships of Phytophthora andina, a new species from the highlands of Ecuador that is closely related to the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans

MYCOLOGIA, 100(4), 590–602.

By: L. Gomez-Alpizar*, C. Hu n, R. Oliva*, G. Forbes* & J. Ristaino n

Contributors: L. Gómez-Alpizar*, C. Hu n, R. Oliva*, G. Forbes* & J. Ristaino n

author keywords: Oomycetes; Phytophthora; potato; Stramenopiles
MeSH headings : DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics; Ecuador; Electron Transport Complex IV / genetics; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Molecular Sequence Data; Phylogeny; Phytophthora / classification; Phytophthora / genetics; Phytophthora / isolation & purification; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length; Solanum / microbiology; ras Proteins / genetics
TL;DR: Phylogenetic relationships of Phytophthora infestans sensu lato in the Andean highlands of South America were examined and sequences of the cytochrome oxidase I (cox I) gene and intron 1 of ras gene suggested that P. andina might have arisen via hybridization between P.infestans and P. mirabilis. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Phylogenetic relatedness of the M2 double-stranded RNA in Rhizoctonia fungi

MYCOLOGIA, 100(4), 555–564.

By: N. Charlton n, I. Carbone n, S. Tavantzis* & M. Cubeta n

author keywords: anastomosis groups; binucleate Rhizoctonia; Ceratobasidium; mycoviruses; Thanatephorus
MeSH headings : Haplotypes; Molecular Sequence Data; Mycological Typing Techniques; Phylogeny; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Polymerase Chain Reaction; RNA, Double-Stranded / genetics; RNA, Viral / genetics; Rhizoctonia / classification; Rhizoctonia / genetics; Rhizoctonia / isolation & purification; Rhizoctonia / virology; Soil Microbiology
TL;DR: The rooted gene genealogies from coalescent simulations suggested that the ancestral M2 dsRNA haplotype most likely evolved in Thanatephorus and has been acquired recently by isolates of Ceratobasidium. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Diversity of Bacterial Communities in Container Habitats of Mosquitoes

MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 56(4), 593–603.

By: L. Ponnusamy n, N. Xu n, G. Stav*, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n & C. Apperson n

Contributors: L. Ponnusamy n, N. Xu n, G. Stav*, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n & C. Apperson n

MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / growth & development; Biodiversity; Culicidae / growth & development; Ecosystem; Fresh Water / microbiology; Fresh Water / parasitology; Genetic Variation; Molecular Sequence Data; New Orleans; Polymerase Chain Reaction; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Water Microbiology
TL;DR: Comparative PCR-based, cultivation-independent rRNA surveys of microbial communities associated with mosquito habitats can provide significant insight into community organization and dynamics of bacterial species. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Dissecting the role of Kr-h1 brain gene expression in foraging behavior in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

INSECT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 17(5), 515–522.

author keywords: gene expression; honey bee; behavior; foraging; brain; Kruppel homolog-1
MeSH headings : Animals; Base Sequence; Bees / drug effects; Bees / genetics; Bees / physiology; Blotting, Western; Brain / drug effects; Brain / metabolism; Cyclic GMP / pharmacology; Feeding Behavior / drug effects; Flight, Animal / physiology; Gene Expression Regulation / drug effects; Kruppel-Like Transcription Factors / genetics; Kruppel-Like Transcription Factors / metabolism; Molecular Sequence Data; Response Elements; Sequence Alignment
TL;DR: The results suggest that Kr‐h1 expression is associated with cGMP‐mediated changes in the brain that occur early in the transition to foraging behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Characterization and population analysis of the mating-type genes in Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus

FUNGAL GENETICS AND BIOLOGY, 45(9), 1292–1299.

author keywords: heterothallic; homothallic; vegetative compatibility; haplotype; fungi
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Arachis / microbiology; Aspergillus / classification; Aspergillus / genetics; Aspergillus / isolation & purification; Aspergillus / metabolism; Genes, Mating Type, Fungal; Molecular Sequence Data; Mycological Typing Techniques; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sequence Alignment; Soil Microbiology; Transcription, Genetic
TL;DR: The existence of both mating-type genes in equal proportions in A. flavus and A. parasiticus populations, coupled with their expression at the mRNA level and the high amino acid sequence identity of MAT1-1 and MAT2 with corresponding homologs in P. alliaceus, indicates the potential functionality of these genes and the possible existence of a sexual state in these agriculturally important species. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Use of an advanced intercross line population for precise mapping of quantitative trait loci for gray leaf spot resistance in maize

CROP SCIENCE, 48(5), 1696–1704.

Contributors: P. Balint-Kurti n, R. Wisser n & J. Zwonitzer n

TL;DR: The IBM population, an advanced intercross recombinant inbred line population derived from a cross between the maize lines Mo17 (resistant) and B73 (susceptible), was evaluated for resistance to GLS and for days from planting to anthesis (DTA). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Tick-Borne Diseases in North Carolina: Is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a Possible Cause of Rickettsiosis Reported as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?

VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES, 8(5), 597–606.

By: C. Apperson n, B. Engber*, W. Nicholson*, D. Mead*, J. Engel*, M. Yabsley*, K. Dail*, J. Johnson*, D. Watson n

author keywords: Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Amblyomma americanum; lone star tick; spotted fever group rickettsiae; "Rickettsia amblyommii"; Rickettsia rickettsii; Ehrlichia chaffeensis
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Animals; Antigens, Bacterial / blood; Arachnid Vectors; Child; Child, Preschool; Deer / immunology; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Rickettsia / classification; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever / epidemiology; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever / microbiology; Serologic Tests; Ticks / microbiology
TL;DR: It is proposed that some cases of rickettsiosis reported as RMSF may have been caused by "R. amblyommii" transmitted through the bite of A. americanum, a preferred hosts of lone star ticks. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Tank Mixes: Consequences of Using Insecticide and Disinfectant Mixtures to Reduce Flies and Bacteria

JOURNAL OF APPLIED POULTRY RESEARCH, 17(1), 93–100.

By: D. Watson n, C. Boohene n, S. Denning n & S. Stringham n

author keywords: fly management; house fly; pathogen management; Salmonella Typhimurium; biosecurity
TL;DR: This study examined the consequences of using insecticide and disinfectant used separately or as a mixture for the control of the bacterium Salmonella Typhimurium and the house fly. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Reproductive biology and development of Lixadmontia franki (Diptera : Tachinidae), a parasitoid of bromeliad-eating weevils

FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST, 91(3), 453–459.

By: A. Suazo n, R. Cave* & J. Frank*

author keywords: parasitism; biological control; weevil
TL;DR: Females are capable of parasitizing third to sixth instars of Metamasius quadrilineatus Chevrolat, but the highest levels of parasitism were observed when third and fourth instars were exposed to flies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

RNA-RNA interactions between RNA elements at the 5 ' end and at the upstream of sgRNA of RNA genome are required for Potato virus X RNA replication

PLANT PATHOLOGY JOURNAL, 24(3), 289–295.

By: M. Park, S. Park, S. Cho, C. Hemenway*, H. Choi, S. Sohn, K. Kim*

author keywords: plus-strand RNA accumulation; PVX; replication; RNA-RNA base-pairing
TL;DR: Results indicate that the RNA element located at the 5` end of PVX genome involved in RNA-RNA interactions and play a key role in high-level accumulation of plus-strand RNA in vivo. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Phylogenetics and temporal diversification of the earliest true flies (Insecta: Diptera) based on multiple nuclear genes

SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY, 33(4), 668–687.

By: M. Bertone n, G. Courtney* & B. Wiegmann n

TL;DR: Relationships among families of the lower Diptera (formerly suborder ‘Nematocera’) are resolved using sequence data from four nuclear markers, including both ribosomal (28S rDNA) and protein‐coding (CAD, TPI and PGD) genes, and the results support both novel and traditional arrangements. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Novel arthropod repellent, BioUD, is an efficacious alternative to deet

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 45(5), 891–898.

By: B. Witting-Bissinger n, C. Stumpf n, K. Donohue n, C. Apperson n & R. Roe*

author keywords: BioUD; deet; insect repellent; mosquitoes; ticks
TL;DR: Based on studies in toto, BioUD is an efficacious alternative to deet in its repellent activity and was more efficacious than 25 and 30% deet, respectively, in these studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Identification and characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the western drywood termite, Incisitermes minor (Hagen)

MOLECULAR ECOLOGY RESOURCES, 8(5), 1102–1104.

By: W. Booth n, V. Lewis*, R. Taylor*, C. Schal n & E. Vargo n

Contributors: W. Booth n, V. Lewis*, R. Taylor*, C. Schal n & E. Vargo n

author keywords: dinucleotide microsatellite; drywood termite; Incisitermes; tetranucleotide microsatellite; trinucleotide microsatellite
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

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