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Title: Genomes and Secretomes of Ascomycota Fungi Reveal Diverse Functions in Plant Biomass Decomposition and Pathogenesis

Abstract

The dominant fungi in arid grasslands and shrublands are members of the Ascomycota phylum. Ascomycota fungi are important drivers in carbon and nitrogen cycling in arid ecosystems. These fungi play roles in soil stability, plant biomass decomposition, and endophytic interactions with plants. They may also form symbiotic associations with biocrust components or be latent saprotrophs or pathogens that live on plant tissues. However, their functional potential in arid soils, where organic matter, nutrients and water are very low or only periodically available, is poorly characterized.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [3];  [3]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [3];  [2];  [4];  [2]
  1. los alamos national lab
  2. Los Alamos National Laboratory
  3. BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)
  4. Western Illinois Univerisyt
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1580512
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-140986
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
BMC Genomics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Challacombe, Jean, Hesse, Cedar N., Bramer, Lisa M., McCue, Lee Ann, Lipton, Mary S., Purvine, Samuel O., Nicora, Carrie D., Gallegos-Graves, Laverne A., Porras-Alfaro, Andrea, and Kuske, Cheryl R. Genomes and Secretomes of Ascomycota Fungi Reveal Diverse Functions in Plant Biomass Decomposition and Pathogenesis. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1186/s12864-019-6358-x.
Challacombe, Jean, Hesse, Cedar N., Bramer, Lisa M., McCue, Lee Ann, Lipton, Mary S., Purvine, Samuel O., Nicora, Carrie D., Gallegos-Graves, Laverne A., Porras-Alfaro, Andrea, & Kuske, Cheryl R. Genomes and Secretomes of Ascomycota Fungi Reveal Diverse Functions in Plant Biomass Decomposition and Pathogenesis. United States. doi:10.1186/s12864-019-6358-x.
Challacombe, Jean, Hesse, Cedar N., Bramer, Lisa M., McCue, Lee Ann, Lipton, Mary S., Purvine, Samuel O., Nicora, Carrie D., Gallegos-Graves, Laverne A., Porras-Alfaro, Andrea, and Kuske, Cheryl R. Thu . "Genomes and Secretomes of Ascomycota Fungi Reveal Diverse Functions in Plant Biomass Decomposition and Pathogenesis". United States. doi:10.1186/s12864-019-6358-x.
@article{osti_1580512,
title = {Genomes and Secretomes of Ascomycota Fungi Reveal Diverse Functions in Plant Biomass Decomposition and Pathogenesis},
author = {Challacombe, Jean and Hesse, Cedar N. and Bramer, Lisa M. and McCue, Lee Ann and Lipton, Mary S. and Purvine, Samuel O. and Nicora, Carrie D. and Gallegos-Graves, Laverne A. and Porras-Alfaro, Andrea and Kuske, Cheryl R.},
abstractNote = {The dominant fungi in arid grasslands and shrublands are members of the Ascomycota phylum. Ascomycota fungi are important drivers in carbon and nitrogen cycling in arid ecosystems. These fungi play roles in soil stability, plant biomass decomposition, and endophytic interactions with plants. They may also form symbiotic associations with biocrust components or be latent saprotrophs or pathogens that live on plant tissues. However, their functional potential in arid soils, where organic matter, nutrients and water are very low or only periodically available, is poorly characterized.},
doi = {10.1186/s12864-019-6358-x},
journal = {BMC Genomics},
number = ,
volume = 20,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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