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Bioactive compounds synthesized by non-ribosomal peptide synthetases and type-I polyketide synthases discovered through genome-mining and metagenomics
Non-ribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPS) and type-I polyketide synthases (PKS-I) are multimodular enzymes involved in biosynthesis of oligopeptide and polyketide secondary metabolites produced byExpand
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Sterile insect technique and Wolbachia symbiosis as potential tools for the control of the invasive species Drosophila suzukii
Drosophila suzukii, a vinegar fly originated from Southeast Asia, has recently invaded western countries, and it has been recognized as an important threat of a wide variety of several commercialExpand
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Back and forth Wolbachia transfers reveal efficient strains to control spotted wing drosophila populations
1. Since its recent invasion of the European and American continents, the spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii has become a burden of the fruit industry. Armed with a highly sclerotizedExpand
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Functional characterization of TtgABC efflux pump of the RND family in the entomopathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas entomophila
Pseudomonas entomophila is a recently characterized entomopathogenic bacterium that can infect and kill Drosophila melanogaster upon ingestion. Although it is an environmental strain, it exhibitsExpand
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Microbial diversity in biodeteriorated Greek historical documents dating back to the 19th and 20th century: A case study
Paper documents in archives, libraries, and museums often undergo biodeterioration by microorganisms. Fungi and less often bacteria have been described to advance paper staining, so called “foxing”Expand
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Irradiation dose response under hypoxia for the application of the sterile insect technique in Drosophila suzukii
Treating insects with a lower oxygen atmosphere before and during exposure to radiation can mitigate some of the negative physiological effects due to the irradiation. The irradiation of pupae underExpand
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Prokaryotic diversity in biodeteriorated wood coming from the Bükkábrány fossil forest
Abstarct The oldest standing paleo-forest in the world is located at Bukkabrany in Hungary. Some 7 million years ago a sudden and rapid deposition of sands from a prograding delta resulted in rise ofExpand
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Mass-Rearing of Drosophila suzukii for Sterile Insect Technique Application: Evaluation of Two Oviposition Systems
Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) is an invasive pest of a wide range of commercial soft-skinned fruits. To date, most management tactics are based on spraying of conventional and/orExpand
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Combining sterile and incompatible insect techniques for the population suppression of Drosophila suzukii
The spotted wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, has recently invaded Europe and the Americas, and it is a major threat for a wide variety of commercial soft fruits both in open field and greenhouseExpand
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White pupae genes in the Tephritids Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera dorsalis and Zeugodacus cucurbitae: a story of parallel mutations
Flooding insect pest populations with huge numbers of sterilized males is an effective mean of biological control as they mate with, but cannot fertilize, wild females. The greatest challenge of theExpand
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