Sequencing of Aspergillus nidulans and comparative analysis with A. fumigatus and A. oryzae

@article{Galagan2005SequencingOA,
  title={Sequencing of Aspergillus nidulans and comparative analysis with A. fumigatus and A. oryzae},
  author={James E. Galagan and Sarah E. Calvo and Christina A. Cuomo and Li‐Jun Ma and Jennifer R. Wortman and Serafim Batzoglou and Su-In Lee and Meray Başt{\"u}rkmen and Christina C. Spevak and John Clutterbuck and Vladimir V. Kapitonov and Jerzy Jurka and Claudio Scazzocchio and Mark L. Farman and Jonathan Butler and Seth Purcell and Steven D. Harris and Gerhard H. Braus and Oliver W. Draht and Silke Busch and Christophe d’Enfert and Christiane Bouchier and Gustavo Henrique Goldman and Deborah Bell-Pedersen and Sam Griffiths-Jones and John H. Doonan and Jae-Hyuk Yu and Kay Vienken and Arnab Pain and Michael Freitag and Eric U. Selker and David Brian Archer and Miguel A. Pe{\~n}alva and Berl R Oakley and Michelle Momany and Toshihiro Tanaka and Toshitaka Kumagai and Kiyoshi Asai and Masayuki Machida and William C. Nierman and David W. Denning and Mark X. Caddick and Michael J. Hynes and Mathieu Paoletti and Reinhard Fischer and Bruce L. Miller and Paul S. Dyer and Matthew S. Sachs and Stephen A Osmani and Bruce W. Birren},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={438},
  pages={1105-1115}
}
The aspergilli comprise a diverse group of filamentous fungi spanning over 200 million years of evolution. Here we report the genome sequence of the model organism Aspergillus nidulans, and a comparative study with Aspergillus fumigatus, a serious human pathogen, and Aspergillus oryzae, used in the production of sake, miso and soy sauce. Our analysis of genome structure provided a quantitative evaluation of forces driving long-term eukaryotic genome evolution. It also led to an experimentally… 
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