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  • Morphological and genetic diversity of maize landraces along an altitudinal gradient in the Southern Andes 

    Rivas, Juan Gabriel; Gutierrez, Ángela Verónica; Defacio, Raquel Alicia; Schimpf, Jorge; Vicario, Ana L.; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Paniego, Norma Beatriz; Lia, Veronica Viviana (BioRxiv, 2022-07)
    Maize (Zea mays ssp. mays) is a major cereal crop worldwide and is traditionally or commercially cultivated almost all over the Americas. The northwestern region of Argentina (NWA) constitutes one of the main diversity ...
  • Zoonosis por parapoxvirus: diagnóstico e identificación de pseudocowpox (PCPV) 

    Peralta, Andrea Veronica; Buffarini, Miguel Angel; Trojaola, Ariel; Bruni, Andrea; Formica, Marcelo (Estación Experimental Agropecuaria General Villegas, INTA, 2021)
    Las zoonosis son enfermedades infecciosas que han pasado de un animal a humanos y representan un gran porcentaje de todas las enfermedades infecciosas recientemente identificadas, así como de muchas de las ya existentes. ...
  • In search of hepatitis E virus infection in wild boar and cattle from Argentina 

    La Sala, Luciano Francisco; Barandiaran, Soledad; Eirin, Maria Emilia; Ferrara Muñiz, Ximena; Abate, Sergio; Sánchez Puch, Silvia; Mathet, Verónica; Delfino, Cecilia María (Sociedad Argentina para el Estudio de los Mamíferos, 2022)
    Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a pathogen with zoonotic potential that affects domestic pigs, wild boar Sus scrofa, and humans, among other species. The HEV has been reported in wild boar from Argentina and Uruguay, but ...
  • Current recommendations and novel strategies for sustainable management of soybean sudden death syndrome 

    Rodriguez, Maria Cecilia; Sautua, Francisco José; Scandiani, María Mercedes; Carmona, Marcelo Anibal; Asurmendi, Sebastian (Wiley, 2021-10)
    The increase in food production requires reduction of the damage caused by plant pathogens, minimizing the environmental impact of management practices. Soil-borne pathogens are among the most relevant pathogens that affect ...
  • Characterization of a novel GH10 alkali‑thermostable xylanase from a termite microbiome 

    Mon, Maria Laura; Marrero Diaz De Vill, Rubén; Campos, Eleonora; Soria, Marcelo Abel; Talia, Paola Mónica (Springer Open, 2022-08)
    The aim of the present study was to assess the biochemical and molecular structural characteristics of a novel alkali-thermostable GH10 xylanase (Xyl10B) identified in a termite gut microbiome by a shotgun metagenomic ...
  • Development of nanobodies against Mal de Río Cuarto virus major viroplasm protein P9‑1 for diagnostic sandwich ELISA and immunodetection 

    Llauger, Gabriela; Monti, Demian Esteban; Aduriz Guerrero, Matías; Romão, Ema; Dumon, Analia Delina; Mattio, Maria Fernanda; Wigdorovitz, Andres; Muyldermans, Serge; Vincke, Cécile; Parreño, Viviana; Del Vas, Mariana (Springer Nature, 2021-10)
    Mal de Río Cuarto virus (MRCV) is a member of the genus Fijivirus of the family Reoviridae that causes a devastating disease in maize and is persistently and propagatively transmitted by planthopper vectors. Virus replication ...
  • Acinetobacter baumannii and Its relationship to carbapenem resistance : a meta-analysis 

    Rodrigues, Diego Lucas Neres; Costa, Francielly Morais Rodrigues da; Marques Da Silva, Wanderson; Aburjaile, Flavia; Azevedo, Vasco (MDPI, 2022-05)
    Infections by antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a significant and complex global health issue. In this context, Acinetobacter baumannii is particularly important because of its ability to withstand treatments by β-lactams, ...
  • Retrotransposon and CRISPR/Cas9‑mediated knockout of NOD26 impairs the legume‑rhizobia symbiosis 

    Frare, Romina Alejandra; Stritzler, Margarita; Gomez, Maria Cristina; Tajima, Hiromi; Pascuan, Cecilia Gabriela; López Fernández, María Paula; Bottero, Ana Emilia; Nikel, Pablo I.; Alleva, Karina Edith; Ayub, Nicolás Daniel; Blumwald, Eduardo; Soto, Gabriela Cynthia (Springer, 2022-07)
    The multifunctional channel NOD26, identified and extensively studied (both biochemically and biophysically) in soybean, is a major protein component of the symbiosome membrane. The water and ammonia transport activities ...
  • Rapid and cloning‑free screening of edited alfalfa via next‑generation sequencing 

    Stritzler, Margarita; Pascuan, Cecilia Gabriela; Bottero, Ana Emilia; Gomez, Maria Cristina; Frare, Romina Alejandra; Puebla, Andrea Fabiana; Tajima, Hiromi; Ayub, Nicolás Daniel; Blumwald, Eduardo; Soto, Gabriela Cynthia (Springer, 2022-07)
    The identification of full knockout plants is frequently the rate-limiting step of the research and commercial projects searching the complete loss of the function of target genes via the CRISPR/Cas9 system. This problem ...
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in a free‑ranging urban dog from Argentina 

    Marfil, Maria Jimena; Barandiaran, Soledad; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Germani, Ludmila; Faccini, Tamara; Linares, Marcelo; Capra, Silvana; Gramajo, Laura; Martinez Vivot, Marcela; Falzoni, Elvira (Springer, 2022-02)
    Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium avium are the most important Mycobacteria isolated from diseased dogs, but Mycobacterium tuberculosis can be isolated as well, especially when close contact with humans exists. Free ...
  • Spatial distribution of Mycobacterium bovis spoligotypes in cattle from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil 

    Souza, Mariana Assunção de; Lopes, Thaís Aline Carolino; Silva, Brendhal Almeida; Bombonato, Nadia Grandi; Dib, Cristina Corsi; Marfil, Maria Jimena; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Lima, Anna Monteiro Correia (Springer, 2022-07)
    Genotyping methods have led to a better understanding of the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) infection, and its transmission dynamics, as well as the possible phylogenetic relationships between Mycobacterium ...
  • Regulatory mechanisms behind the phenotypic plasticity associated with Setaria italica water deficit tolerance 

    Suguiyama, Vanessa Fuentes; Rodriguez, Jae Diana Paredes; Santos, Tatiane Cristina Nicomedio dos; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; de Haro, Luis Alejandro; Silva, João Paulo Naldi; Borba, Eduardo Leite; Purgatto, Eduardo; Silva, Emerson Alves da; Bellora Pereyra, Nicolás; Carrari, Fernando; Centeno, Danilo da Cruz; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Rossi, Magdalena; de Setta, Nathalia (Springer, 2022-05)
    Drought is one of the main environmental stresses that negatively impacts vegetative and reproductive yield. Water deficit responses are determined by the duration and intensity of the stress, which, together with plant ...
  • CRISPR/Cas9 and genetic screens in malaria parasites : small genomes, big impact 

    Ishizaki, Takahiro; Hernandez, Sophia; Paoletta, Martina; Sanderson, Theo; Bushell, Ellen S. C. (Portland Press, 2022-06)
    The ∼30 Mb genomes of the Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria each encode ∼5000 genes, but the functions of the majority remain unknown. This is due to a paucity of functional annotation from sequence homology, which ...
  • Multiple ways to evade the bacteriostatic action of glyphosate in rhizobia include the mutation of the conserved serine 90 of the nitrogenase subunit NifH to alanine 

    Liebrenz, Karen Ivana; Frare, Romina Alejandra; Gomez, Maria Cristina; Pascuan, Cecilia Gabriela; Brambilla, Silvina Maricel; Soldini, Diego Omar; Maguire, Vanina; Carrio, Alejandro Javier; Ruiz, Oscar; McCormick, Wayne; Soto, Gabriela Cynthia; Ayub, Nicolás Daniel (Elsevier, 2022-07)
    The genome resequencing of spontaneous glyphosate-resistant mutants derived from the soybean inoculant E109 allowed identifying genes most likely associated with the uptake (gltL and cya) and metabolism (zigA and betA) of ...
  • Insights into the xylan degradation system of Cellulomonas sp. B6 : biochemical characterization of rCsXyn10A and rCsAbf62A 

    Garrido, Mercedes Maria; Piccinni, Florencia Elizabeth; Landoni, Malena; Peña, María Jesús; Topalian, Juliana; Couto, Alicia; Wirth, Sonia Alejandra; Urbanowicz, Breeanna Rae; Campos, Eleonora (Springer, 2022)
    Valorization of the hemicellulose fraction of plant biomass is crucial for the sustainability of lignocellulosic biorefineries. The Cellulomonas genus comprises Gram-positive Actinobacteria that degrade cellulose and other ...
  • A prime-boost combination of a three-protein cocktail and multiepitopic MVA as a vaccine against Babesia bigemina elicits neutralizing antibodies and a Th1 cellular immune response in mice 

    Montenegro, Valeria Noely; Jaramillo Ortiz, Jose; Paoletta, Martina; Gravisaco, María José; Del Medico Zajac, Maria Paula; Garanzini, Debora Patricia; Valenzano, Magali Nicole; Calamante, Gabriela; Wilkowsky, Silvina Elizabeth (Elsevier, 2022-09)
    In the intraerythrocytic protozoan parasites of the genus Babesia both innate and adaptive immune responses are necessary to confer protection against clinical disease. In particular, the adaptive immune response involves ...
  • The genetic architecture of photosynthesis and plant growthrelated traits in tomato 

    Oliveira Silva, Franklin Magnum de; Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Alseekh, Saleh; Rosado‐Souza, Laise; Conte, Mariana; Fuentes Suguiyama, Vanessa; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Fanourakis, Dimitrios; Usadel, Björn; Lopes Bhering, Leonardo; DaMatta, Fábio M.; Sulpice, Ronan; Araújo, Wagner L.; Rossi, Magdalena; de Setta, Nathalia; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando; Nunes Nesi, Adriano (Wiley, 2018-02)
    To identify genomic regions involved in the regulation of fundamental physiological processes such as photosynthesis and respiration, a population of Solanum pennellii introgression lines was analyzed. We determined ...
  • The genome of the stress-tolerant wild tomato species Solanum pennellii 

    Bolger, Anthony; Scossa, Federico; Bolger, Marie E.; Lanz, Christa; Maumus, Florian; Tohge, Takayuki; Quesneville, Hadi; Alseekh, Saleh; Sørensen, Iben; Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Fich, Eric A.; Conte, Mariana; Keller, Heike; Schneeberger, Korbinian; Schwacke, Rainer; Ofner, Itai; Vrebalov, Julia; Xu, Yimin; Osorio, Sonia; Aflitos, Saulo Alves; Schijlen, Elio; Jiménez-Goméz, José M.; Ryngajllo, Malgorzata; Kimura, Seisuke; Kumar, Ravi; Koenig, Daniel; Headland, Lauren R.; Maloof, Julin N.; Sinha, Neelima; van Ham, Roeland C. H. J.; Lankhorst, René Klein; Mao, Linyong; Vogel, Alexander; Arsova, Borjana; Panstruga, Ralph; Fei, Zhangjun; Rose, Jocelyn K. C.; Zamir, Dani; Carrari, Fernando; Giovannoni, James J.; Weigel, Detlef; Usadel, Björn; Fernie, Alisdair R. (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-09)
    Solanum pennellii is a wild tomato species endemic to Andean regions in South America, where it has evolved to thrive in arid habitats. Because of its extreme stress tolerance and unusual morphology, it is an important ...
  • Phytochrome-dependent temperature perception modulates isoprenoid metabolism 

    Bianchetti, Ricardo; De Luca, Belen; De Haro, Luis Alejandro; Rosado, Daniele; Demarco, Diego; Conte, Mariana; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Freschi, Luciano; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Michaelson, Louise V.; Haslam, Richard P.; Rossi, Magdalena; Carrari, Fernando (American Society of Plant Biologists, 2020-07)
    Changes in environmental temperature influence many aspects of plant metabolism; however, the underlying regulatory mechanisms remain poorly understood. In addition to their role in light perception, phytochromes (PHYs) ...
  • A fungal protease named AsES triggers antiviral immune responses and effectively restricts virus infection in arabidopsis and Nicotiana benthamiana plants 

    Caro, Maria Del Pilar; Venturuzzi, Andrea Laura; Moschen, Sebastian Nicolas; Salazar, Sergio Miguel; Díaz Ricci, Juan Carlos; Asurmendi, Sebastian (Oxford University Press, 2022-04)
    Background and Aims: Plants have evolved complex mechanisms to fight against pathogens. Among these mechanisms, pattern-triggered immunity (PTI) relies on the recognition of conserved microbe- or pathogen-associated molecular ...

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