Browsing by Author "Marcet Houben, Marina"

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  • 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 ...
  • Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Naranjo Ortíz, Miguel Ángel; 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 Comes, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Solenn, Patalano; Vlasova, Anna; Wyatt, Chris Douglas Robert; Cámara, Francisco; Pedro G., Ferreira; González, Irene; Minoche, André E.; Lowy Gallego, Ernesto; Marcet Houben, Marina; Rodríguez Ales, José Luis; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Himmelbauer, Heinz; Guigó Serra, Roderic; Sumner, Seirian (National Academy of Sciences, 2015)
    Phenotypic plasticity is important in adaptation and shapes the evolution of organisms. However, we understand little about what aspects of the genome are important in facilitating plasticity. Eusocial insect societies ...
  • Julca, Irene; Marcet Houben, Marina; Vargas Gómez, Pablo; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Polyploidization is one of the major evolutionary processes that shape eukaryotic genomes, being particularly common in plants. Polyploids can arise through direct genome doubling within a species (autopolypl ...
  • Huerta Cepas, Jaime; Capella Gutiérrez, Salvador Jesús, 1985-; Pryszcz, Leszek Piotr, 1985-; Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Oxford University Press, 2014)
    Phylogenetic trees representing the evolutionary relationships of homologous genes are the entry point for many evolutionary analyses. For instance, the use of a phylogenetic tree can aid in the inference of orthology and ...
  • Boeckmann, Brigitte; Marcet Houben, Marina; Rees, Jonathan A.; Forslund, Kristoffer; Huerta Cepas, Jaime; Muffato, Matthieu; Yilmaz, Pelin; Xenarios, Ioannis; Bork, Peer; Lewis, Suzanna E.; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Quest for Orthologs Species Tree Working Group (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    Quest for Orthologs (QfO) is a community effort with the goal to improve and benchmark orthology predictions. As quality assessment assumes prior knowledge on species phylogenies, we investigated the congruency between ...
  • Bravo Ruiz, Gustavo; Sassi, Azza Hadj; Marcet Houben, Marina; Di Pietro, Antonio; Gargouri, Ali Faouzi; Roncero, María Isabel González (Frontiers, 2017)
    Penicillium occitanis is a model system for enzymatic regulation. A mutant strain exhibiting constitutive overproduction of different pectinolytic enzymes both under inducing (pectin) or repressing conditions (glucose) was ...
  • Traeger, Stefanie; Altegoer, Florian; Freitag, Michael; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Kempken, Frank; Kumar, Abhishek; Marcet Houben, Marina; Pöggeler, Stefanie; Stajich, Jason E.; Nowrousian, Minou (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    Fungi are a large group of eukaryotes found in nearly all ecosystems. More than 250 fungal genomes have already been sequenced, greatly improving our understanding of fungal evolution, physiology, and development. However, ...