Development of resources for the analysis of gene function in Pucciniomycotina red yeasts
Giuseppe Ianiri, Sandra AI Wright, Raffaello Castoria, Alexander Idnurm
Fungal Genetics and Biology | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2011
Awarded by Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy
Awarded by U.S. National Science Foundation
We thank Geraldine Butler and Kenneth Wolfe for providing strain IAM 13481, and the Fungal Genetics Stock Center for housing and distributing the resources reported here. We gratefully acknowledge access to the genome sequence of Sporobolomyces sp. strain IAM 13481: the work conducted by the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute is supported by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. The present research was supported in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation (Grant MCB-0920581 to A.I.), by a U.S.-Italian Joint Commission on Scientific and Technological Cooperation grant (to R.C., S.A.I.W. and A.I.), by the Italian Ministry for University and Scientific Research (MIUR) within the frame of "Incentivazione alla mobilita di studiosi stranieri e italiani residenti all'estero" (DM 1.2.2005, n.18; to S.A.I.W.), by PRIN 2008 - prot. 2008JKH2MM - "Exploitation of genes and proteins from different biological sources for limiting patulin contamination caused by the pathogenic fungus Penicillium expansum" (to R.C.), and by a grant from the Dottorato di Ricerca in Difesa e Qualita delle Produzioni Agro-alimentari e Forestali (to G.I.).