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Selection of reference genes for quantitative real time RT-PCR during dimorphism in the zygomycete Mucor circinelloides
Mucor circinelloides is a dimorphic fungal model for studying several biological processes including cell differentiation (yeast-mold transitions) as well as biodiesel and carotene production. TheExpand
Control of morphology and virulence by ADP-ribosylation factors (Arf) in Mucor circinelloides
Mucor circinelloides is a dimorphic fungus used to study cell differentiation that has emerged as a model to characterize mucormycosis. In this work, we identified four ADP-ribosylation factorExpand
Plasmid pUM505 encodes a Toxin-Antitoxin system conferring plasmid stability and increased Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa plasmid pUM505 possesses a pathogenicity island that contains the pumAB genes that encode products with sequence similarity to Toxin-Antitoxin (TA) modules. RT-PCR assays onExpand
Role of Arf-like proteins (Arl1 and Arl2) of Mucor circinelloides in virulence and antifungal susceptibility.
Mucor circinelloides is an etiologic agent of mucormycosis, a fungal infection produced by Mucorales often associated with mortality due to unavailability of antifungal drugs. Arl proteins belong toExpand
Phylogenetic analysis of fungal heterotrimeric G protein-encoding genes and their expression during dimorphism in Mucor circinelloides.
In fungi, heterotrimeric G proteins are key regulators of biological processes such as mating, virulence, morphology, among others. Mucor circinelloides is a model organism for many biologicalExpand
Alcohol dehydrogenase 1 participates in the Crabtree effect and connects fermentative and oxidative metabolism in the Zygomycete Mucor circinelloides
Mucor circinelloides is a dimorphic Zygomycete fungus that produces ethanol under aerobic conditions in the presence of glucose, which indicates that it is a Crabtree-positive fungus. To determineExpand
Alteration of Fermentative Metabolism Enhances Mucor circinelloides Virulence
The fungus Mucor circinelloides undergoes yeast-mold dimorphism, a developmental process associated with its capability as a human opportunistic pathogen. Dimorphism is strongly influenced by carbonExpand
Heterotrimeric G-alpha subunits Gpa11 and Gpa12 define a transduction pathway that control spore size and virulence in Mucor circinelloides
Mucor circinelloides is one of the causal agents of mucormycosis, an emerging and high mortality rate fungal infection produced by asexual spores (sporangiospores) of fungi that belong to the orderExpand
Sporulation on blood serum increases the virulence of Mucor circinelloides.
Mucor circinelloides is an opportunistic human pathogen that is used to study mucormycosis, a rare but lethal infection in susceptible immunosuppressed patients. However, the virulenceExpand
Arf-like proteins (Arl1 and Arl2) are involved in mitochondrial homeostasis in Mucor circinelloides.
Mucor circinelloides is an opportunistic dimorphic pathogen, with the dimorphic process controlled in parts by fermentative and oxidative metabolisms, which lead to yeast or mycelial growth,Expand