Browsing by Author "Marcet Houben, Marina"

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  • Legras, Jean-Luc; Galeote, Virginie; Bigey, Frédéric; Camarasa, Carole; Marsit, Souhir; Nidelet, Thibault; Sanchez, Isabelle; Couloux, Arnaud; Guy, Julie; Franco-Duarte, Ricardo; Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Schuller, Dorit; Sampaio, José Paulo; Dequin, Sylvie (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    The budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae can be found in the wild and is also frequently associated with human activities. Despite recent insights into the phylogeny of this species, much is still unknown about how ...
  • Jiang, Yuxiang; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Marcet Houben, Marina; Supek, Fran; Radivojac, Predrag (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: A major bottleneck in our understanding of the molecular underpinnings of life is the assignment of function to proteins. While molecular experiments provide the most reliable annotation of proteins, their ...
  • Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2015)
    Whole-genome duplications have shaped the genomes of several vertebrate, plant, and fungal lineages. Earlier studies have focused on establishing when these events occurred and on elucidating their functional and evolutionary ...
  • Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Martin, Tiphaine; Marcet Houben, Marina; Durrens, Pascal; Bolotin Fukuhara, Monique; Lespinet, Olivier; Arnaise, Sylvie; Boisnard, Stéphanie; Aguileta, Gabriela; Atanasova, Ralitsa; Bouchier, Christiane; Couloux, Arnaud; Creno, Sophie; Almeida Cruz, José; Devillers, Hugo; Enache-Angoulvant, Aadela; Guitard, Juliette; Jaouen, Laure; Ma, Laurence; Marck, Christian; Neuvéglise, Cécile; Pelletier, Eric; Pinard, Amélie; Poulain, Julie; Recoquillay, Julien; Westhof, Eric; Wincker, Patrick; Dujon, Bernard; Hennequin, Christophe; Fairhead, Cécile (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Candida glabrata follows C. albicans as the second or third most prevalent cause of candidemia worldwide. These two pathogenic yeasts are distantly related, C. glabrata being part of the Nakaseomyces, a group ...
  • Morales, Lucia; Noel, Benjamin; Porcel, Betina; Marcet Houben, Marina; Hullo, Marie-Françoise; Sacerdot, Christine; Tekaia, Fredj; Leh-Louis, Véronique; Despons, Laurence; Khanna, Varun; Aury, Jean-Marc; Barbe, Valérie; Coloux, Arnaud; Labadie, Karine; Pelletier, Eric; Souciet, Jean-Luc; Boekhout, Teun; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Wincker, Patrick; Dujon, Bernard (Oxford University Press, 2013)
    The numerous yeast genome sequences presently available provide a rich source of information for functional as well as evolutionary genomics but unequally cover the large phylogenetic diversity of extant yeasts. We present ...
  • Kunze, Gotthard; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Marcet Houben, Marina; Neuvéglise, Cécile (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: The industrially important yeast Blastobotrys (Arxula) adeninivorans is an asexual hemiascomycete phylogenetically very distant from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Its unusual metabolic flexibility allows it to use ...
  • Julca, Irene; Droby, Samir; Sela, Noa; Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    Penicillium digitatum and Penicillium expansum are two closely related fungal plant pathogens causing green and blue mold in harvested fruit, respectively. The two species differ in their host specificity, being P. digitatum ...
  • Morel, Guillaume; Sterck, Lieven; Swennen, Dominique; Marcet Houben, Marina; Onesime, Djamila; Levasseur, Anthony; Jacques, Noémie; Mallet, Sandrine; Couloux, Arnaud; Labadie, Karine; Amselem, Joëlle; Beckerich, Jean-Marie; Henrissat, Bernard; van de Peer, Yves; Wincker, Patrick; Souciet, Jean-Luc; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Tinsley, Colin R.; Casaregola, Serge (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
    The evolutionary history of the characters underlying the adaptation of microorganisms to food and biotechnological uses is poorly understood. We undertook comparative genomics to investigate evolutionary relationships of ...
  • Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Oxford University Press, 2020)
    MOTIVATION: The evolution and role of gene clusters in eukaryotes is poorly understood. Currently, most studies and computational prediction programs limit their focus to specific types of clusters, such as those involved ...
  • Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Nature Research, 2019)
    Gene clusters comprise genomically co-localized and potentially co-regulated genes that tend to be conserved across species. In eukaryotes, multiple examples of metabolic gene clusters are known, particularly among fungi ...
  • Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Naranjo Ortiz, Miguel Ángel, 1989-; Marcet Houben, Marina (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    Saccharomycotina comprises a diverse group of yeasts that includes numerous species of industrial or clinical relevance. Opportunistic pathogens within this clade are often assigned to the genus Candida but belong to ...
  • Abascal, Federico; Corvelo, André; Cruz, Fernando; Villanueva Cañas, José Luis, 1984-; Vlasova, Anna; Marcet Houben, Marina; Prieto Barja, Pablo, 1986-; Quilez Oliete, Javier; Frias, Leonor; Ribeca, Paolo; Capella Gutiérrez, Salvador Jesús, 1985-; Câmara Ferreira, Francisco; Lowy Gallego, Ernesto; Cozzuto, Luca; Erb, Ionas; Rodríguez Ales, José Luis; Ruiz Orera, Jorge, 1988-; Reverter, Ferran; Derdak, Sophia; Blanc, Julie; Gut, Marta; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Guigó Serra, Roderic; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Godoy, José A. (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Genomic studies of endangered species provide insights into their evolution and demographic history, reveal patterns of genomic erosion that might limit their viability, and offer tools for their effective ...
  • Bastos, Rafael Wesley; Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Goldman, Gustavo H. (American Society for Microbiology, 2020)
    Aspergillus nidulans is an opportunistic fungal pathogen in patients with immunodeficiency, and virulence of A. nidulans isolates has mainly been studied in the context of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), with ...
  • Ropars, Jeanne; Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; d'Enfert, Christophe (Nature Research, 2018)
    Elucidating population structure and levels of genetic diversity and recombination is necessary to understand the evolution and adaptation of species. Candida albicans is the second most frequent agent of human fungal ...
  • Kotlobay, Alexey A.; Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Yampolsky, Ilia V. (National Academy of Sciences, 2018)
    Bioluminescence is found across the entire tree of life, conferring a spectacular set of visually oriented functions from attracting mates to scaring off predators. Half a dozen different luciferins, molecules that emit ...
  • Marcet Houben, Marina; Ballester, Ana Rosa; de la Fuente, Beatriz; Harries, Eleonora; Marcos del Águila, Josep, 1971-; González Candelas, Luis; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (BioMed Central, 2012)
    Background: Penicillium digitatum is a fungal necrotroph causing a common citrus postharvest disease known as green mold. In order to gain insight into the genetic bases of its virulence mechanisms and its high degree of ...
  • Cruz, Fernando; Julca, Irene; Gómez Garrido, Jèssica; Loska, Damian; Marcet Houben, Marina; Cano, Emilio; Galán Sicilia, Beatriz; Frias, Leonor; Ribeca, Paolo; Derdak, Sophia; Gut, Marta; Sánchez Fernández, Manuel; García, Jose Luis; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Vargas Gómez, Pablo; Alioto, Tyler; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: The Mediterranean olive tree (Olea europaea subsp. europaea) was one of the first trees to be domesticated and is currently of major agricultural importance in the Mediterranean region as the source of olive ...
  • Banani, Houda; Marcet Houben, Marina; Ballester, Ana Rosa; Abbruscato, Pamela; González Candelas, Luis; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Spadaro, Davide (BioMed Central, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Penicillium griseofulvum is associated in stored apples with blue mould, the most important postharvest disease of pome fruit. This pathogen can simultaneously produce both detrimental and beneficial secondary ...
  • Ballester, Ana Rosa; Marcet Houben, Marina; Levin, Elena; Sela, Noa; Selma Lázaro, Cristina; Carmona, Lourdes; Wisniewski, Michael; Droby, Samir; González Candelas, Luis; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (APS Press, 2015)
    The relationship between secondary metabolism and infection in pathogenic fungi has remained largely elusive. The genus Penicillium comprises a group of plant pathogens with varying host specificities and with the ability ...
  • Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Elsevier, 2016)
    Clavicipitaceae is a fungal group that comprises species that closely interact with plants as pathogens, parasites or symbionts. A key factor in these interactions is the ability of these fungi to synthesize toxic alkaloid ...