[20:20 Wheat] Protecting yield potential of wheat

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 2012 to end of 31 Mar 2017
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorKim Hammond-Kosack
Project numberS5203
5203
DepartmentPlant Biology and Crop Science (PBCS)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00005203
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00005203

Outputs

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sRNA profiling combined with gene function analysis reveals a lack of evidence for cross-kingdom RNAi in the wheat – Zymoseptoria tritici pathosystem

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kettles, G. J., Hofinger, B. J., Hu, P., Bayon, C., Rudd, J. J., Balmer, D., Courbot, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Scalliet, G. and Kanyuka, K. 2019. sRNA profiling combined with gene function analysis reveals a lack of evidence for cross-kingdom RNAi in the wheat – Zymoseptoria tritici pathosystem. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10 (892).

Ensembl Genomes 2018: an integrated omics infrastructure for non-vertebrate species

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kersey, P. J., Allen, J. E., Allot, A., Barba, M., Boddu, S., Bolt, B. J., Carvalho-Silva, D., Christensen, M., Davis, P., Grabmueller, C., Kumar, N., Liu, Z., Maurel, T., Moore, B., Mcdowall, M. D., Maheswari, U., Naamati, G., Newman, V., Ong, C. K., Paulini, M., Pedro, H., Perry, E., Russell, M., Sparrow, H., Tapanari, E., Taylor, K., Vullo, A., Williams, G., Zadissia, A., Olson, A., Stein, J., Wei, S., Tello-Ruiz, M., Ware, D., Luciani, A., Potter, S., Finn, R. D., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Bolser, D. M., De Silva, N., Howe, K. L., Langridge, N., Maslen, G., Staines, D. M. and Yates, A. 2018. Ensembl Genomes 2018: an integrated omics infrastructure for non-vertebrate species. Nucleic Acids Research. 46 (D1), pp. D802-D808.

Characterization of an antimicrobial and phytotoxic ribonuclease secreted by the fungal wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kettles, G. J., Bayon, C., Sparks, C. A., Canning, G., Kanyuka, K. and Rudd, J. J. 2018. Characterization of an antimicrobial and phytotoxic ribonuclease secreted by the fungal wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. New Phytologist. 217 (1), pp. 320-331.

The adaptation of Fusarium culmorum to DMI Fungicides Is Mediated by Major Transcriptome Modifications in Response to Azole Fungicide, Including the Overexpression of a PDR Transporter (FcABC1).

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hellin, P., King, R., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Legreve, A 2018. The adaptation of Fusarium culmorum to DMI Fungicides Is Mediated by Major Transcriptome Modifications in Response to Azole Fungicide, Including the Overexpression of a PDR Transporter (FcABC1). Frontiers in Microbiology. 9 (1385).

Inter-genome comparison of the Quorn fungus Fusarium venenatum and the closely related plant infecting pathogen Fusarium graminearum

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
King, R., Brown, N. A., Urban, M. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2018. Inter-genome comparison of the Quorn fungus Fusarium venenatum and the closely related plant infecting pathogen Fusarium graminearum. BMC Genomics. 19, p. 269.

Elite UK winter wheat cultivars differ in their ability to support the colonisation of beneficial root-infecting fungi

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Osborne, S., Mcmillan, V. E., White, R. P. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2018. Elite UK winter wheat cultivars differ in their ability to support the colonisation of beneficial root-infecting fungi. Journal of Experimental Botany. 69 (12), pp. 3103-3115.

Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), Kanyuka, K. and King, R. 2018. Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome. Science - AAAS. 361 (6403), p. eaar7191.

Wheat receptor-kinase-like protein Stb6 controls gene-for-gene resistance to fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Saintennac, C., Lee, W. S., Cambon, F., Rudd, J. J., King, R., Marande, W., Powers, S. J., Berges, H., Phillips, A. L., Uauy, C., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Langin, T. and Kanyuka, K. 2018. Wheat receptor-kinase-like protein Stb6 controls gene-for-gene resistance to fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Nature Genetics. 50, pp. 368-374.

PHI-base: a new interface and further additions for the multi-species pathogen–host interactions database

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Urban, M., Cuzick, A., Rutherford, K., Irvine, A. G., Pedro, H., Pant, R., Sadanadan, V., Khamari, L., Billal, S., Mohanty, Sagar and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2017. PHI-base: a new interface and further additions for the multi-species pathogen–host interactions database. Nucleic Acids Research. 45 (D1), pp. D604-D610.

Annotation of Fusarium graminearum (PH-1) version 5.0

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
King, R., Urban, M. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2017. Annotation of Fusarium graminearum (PH-1) version 5.0. Genome Announcements. 5 (2), pp. e01479-16.

Sequence diversification in recessive alleles of two host factor genes suggests adaptive selection for bymovirus resistance in cultivated barley from East Asia

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yang, P., Habekuss, A., Hofinger, Bernhard J., Kanyuka, K., Kilian, B., Graner, Andreas, Ordon, Frank and Stein, Nils 2017. Sequence diversification in recessive alleles of two host factor genes suggests adaptive selection for bymovirus resistance in cultivated barley from East Asia. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130 (2), pp. 331-344.

A conserved fungal glycosyltransferase facilitates pathogenesis of plants by enabling hyphal growth on solid surfaces

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
King, R., Urban, M., Lauder, R. P., Hawkins, N. J., Evans, M., Plummer, A., Halsey, K., Lovegrove, A., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Rudd, J. J. 2017. A conserved fungal glycosyltransferase facilitates pathogenesis of plants by enabling hyphal growth on solid surfaces. PLOS Pathogens. 13 (10), p. e1006672.

Searching for novel targets to control wheat head blight disease—I-Protein identification,3D modeling and virtual screening

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Martens, N. F., Bresso, E., Togawa, R. C., Urban, M., Antoniw, J. F., Maigret, B. and Hammond-Kosack, M. 2016. Searching for novel targets to control wheat head blight disease—I-Protein identification,3D modeling and virtual screening. Advances in Microbiology. 6 (11), pp. 811-830.

Developing integrated crop knowledge networks to advance candidate gene discovery

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hassani-Pak, K., Castellote, M., Esch, M., Hindle, M. M., Lysenko, A., Taubert, J. and Rawlings, C. J. 2016. Developing integrated crop knowledge networks to advance candidate gene discovery. Applied & Translational Genomics. 11 (December), pp. 18-26.

A genomics approach to identify effectors in Rhynchosporium commune essential for pathogenicity on barley

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Ford, K., Gamble, L., Griffe, L., Berepiki, A., Epihov, D., Knogge, W., Newton, A., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Kanyuka, K. and Arova, A. 2016. A genomics approach to identify effectors in Rhynchosporium commune essential for pathogenicity on barley. Abstracts 13th European Conferernce on Fungal Genetics , Paris France , 3-6 April, 2016. pp. CS2M39

Solanaceous species recognise a novel PAMP from Rhynchosporium commune

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Franco, B., Berepiki, A., Birch, P. R. J., Kanyuka, K. and Avrova, A. 2016. Solanaceous species recognise a novel PAMP from Rhynchosporium commune. Abstracts IS-MPMI XVII Congress, Portland, Oregon, USA, 17-21 July, 2016. pp. Abstract No P7-170

A novel fungal PAMP identified in Rhynchosporium commune is recognised in dicots

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Avrova, A., Franco, B., Berepiki, A., Birch, P. and Kanyuka, K. 2016. A novel fungal PAMP identified in Rhynchosporium commune is recognised in dicots. Abstracts 9th International Symposium on Spetoria Disease of Cereals (ISSDSC), Paris, France, 7-9 April, 2016.

First draft genome sequence of a UK strain (UK99) of Fusarium culmorum

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Urban, M., King, R., Andongabo, A. E., Maheswari, U., Pedro, H., Kersey, P. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2016. First draft genome sequence of a UK strain (UK99) of Fusarium culmorum. Genome Announcements. 4 (5), pp. e00771-16.

The genome of the emerging barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McGrann, G. R. D., Andongabo, A. E., Sjokvist, E., Trivedi, U., Dussart, F., Kaczmarek, M., Mackenzie, A., Fountaine, J. M., Taylor, J. M. G., Paterson, L. J., Gorniak, K., Burnett, F., Kanyuka, K., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Rudd, J. J., Blaxter, M. and Havis, N. D. 2016. The genome of the emerging barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni. BMC Genomics. 17 (1), p. 584.

A metabolic gene cluster in the wheat W1 and the barley Cer-cqu loci determines beta-diketone biosynthesis and glaucousness

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hen-Avivi, S., Savin, O., Racovita, R. C., Lee, W-S., Adamski, N. M., Malitsky, S., Almekias-Siegl, E., Levy, M., Vautrin, S., Berges, H., Friedlander, G., Kartvelishvily, E., Ben-Zvi, G., Alkan, N., Uauy, C., Kanyuka, K., Jetter, R., Distelfeld, A. and Aharoni, A. 2016. A metabolic gene cluster in the wheat W1 and the barley Cer-cqu loci determines beta-diketone biosynthesis and glaucousness. The Plant Cell. 28 (6), pp. 1440-1460.

Structure-based virtual screening of hypothetical inhibitors of the enzyme longiborneal synthase - a potential target to reduce Fusarium head blight disease

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bresso, E., Leroux, V., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Maigret, B. and Martins, N. F. 2016. Structure-based virtual screening of hypothetical inhibitors of the enzyme longiborneal synthase - a potential target to reduce Fusarium head blight disease. Journal Of Molecular Modeling. 22, p. 163.

Publishing FAIR data: an exemplar methodology utilizing PHI-base

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rodriguez-Iglesias, A., Rodriguez-Gonzales, A., Irvine, A. G., Sesma, A., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Wilkinson, M. D. 2016. Publishing FAIR data: an exemplar methodology utilizing PHI-base. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, p. 641.

Comparative transcriptomic analyses of Zymoseptoria tritici strains show complex lifestyle transitions and intraspecific variability in transcription profiles

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Palma-Guerrero, J., Torriani, S. F. F., Zala, M., Carter, D., Courbot, M., Rudd, J. J., Mcdonald, B. A. and Croll, D. 2016. Comparative transcriptomic analyses of Zymoseptoria tritici strains show complex lifestyle transitions and intraspecific variability in transcription profiles. Molecular Plant Pathology. 17 (6), pp. 845-859.

Dissecting the molecular interactions between wheat and the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kettles, G. J. and Kanyuka, K. 2016. Dissecting the molecular interactions between wheat and the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, p. 508.

The contribution of Aspergillus fumigatus stress responses to virulence and antifungal resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brown, N. A. and Goldman, G. H. 2016. The contribution of Aspergillus fumigatus stress responses to virulence and antifungal resistance. Journal of Microbiology. 54, pp. 243-253.

PhytoPath: an integrative resource for plant pathogen genomics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pedro, H., Maheswari, U., Urban, M., Irvine, A. G., Cuzick, A., Mcdowall, M. D., Staines, D. M., Kulesha, E., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Kersey, P. J. 2016. PhytoPath: an integrative resource for plant pathogen genomics. Nucleic Acids Research. 44 (D1), pp. D688-D693.

Toxic effectors from the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Kettles, G. J., Cairns, C., Haynes, K., Kanyuka, K. and Rudd, J. J. 2015. Toxic effectors from the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Abstracts MonoGram 2015, Harpenden, 29 April-1 May 2015 .

Necrotrophic effectors from Zymoseptoria tritici

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Kettles, G. J. 2015. Necrotrophic effectors from Zymoseptoria tritici. Abstracts Zymoseptoria tritici Meeting, Paris, 10-11 September 2015 .

Candidate necrotrophic effectors from the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Kettles, G. J., Cairns, C., Haynes, K., Kanyuka, K. and Rudd, J. J. 2015. Candidate necrotrophic effectors from the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Abstracts 28th Fungal Genetics Conference, Pacific Grove, 17-22 March 2015 . pp. 134

Secreted biomolecules in fungal plant pathogenesis

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Brown, N. A. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2015. Secreted biomolecules in fungal plant pathogenesis. in: Gupta, V. K., Sreenivasaprasad, S. and Mach, R. L. (ed.) Fungal biomolecules: sources, applications and recent developments John Wiley & Sons Chichester, West Sussex. pp. 263-310

G‐protein coupled receptor‐mediated nutrient sensing and developmental control in Aspergillus nidulans

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brown, N. A., Dos Reis, T. F., Ries, L. N. A., Caldana, C., Mah, J-H., Yu, J-H., Macdonald, J. M. and Goldman, G. H. 2015. G‐protein coupled receptor‐mediated nutrient sensing and developmental control in Aspergillus nidulans. Molecular MicroBiology. 98 (3), pp. 420-439.

Using the pathogen-host interactions database (PHI-base) to investigate plant pathogen genomes and genes implicated in virulence

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Urban, M., Irvine, A. G., Cuzick, A. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2015. Using the pathogen-host interactions database (PHI-base) to investigate plant pathogen genomes and genes implicated in virulence. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6, p. 605.

The completed genome sequence of the pathogenic ascomycete fungus Fusarium graminearum

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
King, R., Urban, M., Hammond-Kosack, M. C. U., Hassani-Pak, K. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2015. The completed genome sequence of the pathogenic ascomycete fungus Fusarium graminearum. BMC Genomics. 16, p. 544.

Analysis of cytochrome b5 reductase-mediated metabolism in the phytopathogenic fungus Zymoseptoria tritici reveals novel functionalities implicated in virulence

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Derbyshire, M. C., Michaelson, L. V., Parker, J., Kelly, S., Thacker, U., Powers, S. J., Bailey, A., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Courbot, M. and Rudd, J. J. 2015. Analysis of cytochrome b5 reductase-mediated metabolism in the phytopathogenic fungus Zymoseptoria tritici reveals novel functionalities implicated in virulence. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 82 (September), pp. 69-84.

Unraveling incompatibility between wheat and the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici through apoplastic proteomics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yang, F., Li, W., Derbyshire, M., Larsen, M. R., Rudd, J. J. and Palmisano, G. 2015. Unraveling incompatibility between wheat and the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici through apoplastic proteomics. BMC Genomics. 16, p. 362.

Virus induced gene silencing (VIGS) for functional anaylsis of wheat genes involved in Zymoseptoria tritici susceptibiblity and resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, W-S., Rudd, J. J. and Kanyuka, K. 2015. Virus induced gene silencing (VIGS) for functional anaylsis of wheat genes involved in Zymoseptoria tritici susceptibiblity and resistance. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 79 (June), pp. 84-88.

In planta transient expression systems for monocots

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Lee, W-S., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Kanyuka, K. 2015. In planta transient expression systems for monocots. in: Davey, M. R., Azhakanandam, K., Daniell, H. and Silverstone, A. (ed.) Recent advancements in gene expression and enabling technologies in crop plants Springer, New York. pp. 391-432

Transcriptome and metabolite profiling of the infection cycle of Zymoseptoria tritici on wheat reveals a biphasic interaction with plant immunity involving differential pathogen chromosomal contributions and a variation on the hemibiotrophic lifestyle definition

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rudd, J. J., Kanyuka, K., Hassani-Pak, K., Derbyshire, M., Andongabo, A. E., Devonshire, J., Lysenko, A., Saqi, M., Desai, N. M., Powers, S. J., Hooper, J., Ambroso, L., Bharti, A., Farmer, A., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Dietrich, R. A. and Courbot, M. 2015. Transcriptome and metabolite profiling of the infection cycle of Zymoseptoria tritici on wheat reveals a biphasic interaction with plant immunity involving differential pathogen chromosomal contributions and a variation on the hemibiotrophic lifestyle definition. Plant Physiology. 167 (3), pp. 1158-1185.

The Pathogen-Host Interactions database (PHI-base): additions and future developments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Urban, M., Pant, R., Raghunath, A., Irvine, A. G., Pedro, H. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2015. The Pathogen-Host Interactions database (PHI-base): additions and future developments. Nucleic Acids Research. 43, pp. D645-D655.

Functional analysis of candidate secreted protein effectors from the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Kettles, G. J., Cairns, C., Haynes, K., Kanyuka, K. and Rudd, J. J. 2014. Functional analysis of candidate secreted protein effectors from the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Abstracts 16th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (IS-MPMI), Rhodes, 6-10 July 2014 . pp. P310