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2020:

Towards genetic modification of plant-parasitic nematodes: delivery of macromolecules to adults and expression of exogenous mRNA in second stage juveniles
Olaf Kranse, Helen Beasley, Sally Adams, Andre Pires da Silva, Chris Bell, Catherine Lilley, Peter Urwin, David Bird, Eric Miska, Geert Smant, Godelieve Gheysen, John Jones, Mark Viney, Pierre Abad, Thomas R. Maier, Thomas J. Baum, Shahid Siddique, Valerie Williamson, Alper Akay,  View ORCID ProfileSebastian Eves-van den Akker* (2020) BioRxiv doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.15.193052

 

Signatures of adaptation to a monocot host in the plant-parasitic cyst nematode Heterodera sacchari
Pokhare, Somnath; Thorpe, Peter; Hedley, Pete; Morris, Jenny; Habash, Samer; ElAshry, Abdel Naser; Eves-van den Akker, Sebastian; Grundler, Florian; Jones, John (2020). The Plant Journal doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14910 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tpj.14910

-------Featured on the front cover, and a research highlight: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/tpj.14933

Transcriptional changes in the aphid species Myzus cerasi under different host and environmental conditions

P. Thorpe, C. M. Escudero-Martinez, S. Eves-van den Akker, J.I.B. Bos. (2020) Insect Molecular Biology https://doi.org/10.1111/imb.12631

2019:

The draft genome of Ditylenchus dipsaci.

B. Mimee, E. Lord, P. Y. Véronneau, R. Masonbrink, Q.Yu, and S. Eves-van den Akker. (2019) Journal of nematology, 51, 1.

A genomic resource for the sedentary semi-endoparasitic reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford & Oliveira.

K.C. Showmaker, W.S. Sanders, S. Eves-van den Akker, B.E. Martin, J.V. Stokes, C.Y. Hsu, B.D. Bartlett, D.G. Peterson, M.J. Wubben. (2019) Journal of nematology 51, 1-2.

The genome of the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) reveals complex patterns of duplications involved in the evolution of parasitism genes

R. Masonbrink, T.R. Maier, U. Muppirala, A.S. Seetharam, E. Lord, P.S. Juvale, J. Schmutz, N.T. Johnson, D. Korkin, M.G. Mitchum, B. Mimee, S. Eves-van den Akker, M. Hudson, A.J. Severin, T.J. Baum (2019) BMC Genomics 20 (1), 119

https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12864-019-5485-8

2018:

Shared transcriptional control and disparate gain and loss of aphid parasitism genes.

P. Thorpe, C. M. Escudero-Martinez, P. J. A. Cock, S. Eves-van den Akker*, J I.B. Bos* (2018) Genome Biology and Evolution 10(10), 2716-2733.

https://academic.oup.com/gbe/advance-article/doi/10.1093/gbe/evy183/5079402

STATAWAARS: a promoter motif associated with spatial expression in the major effector-producing tissues of the plant-parasitic nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus

Margarida Espada, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Tom Maier, Vijayapalani Paramasivan, Thomas Baum, Manuel Mota and John T. Jones (2018) BMC Genomics 19:553

https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12864-018-4908-2

Duplication of hsp-110 is implicated in differential success of Globodera species under climate change

Laura M Jones, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Patricija van-Oosten Hawle, Howard J Atkinson, Peter E Urwin (2018). Molecular Biology and Evolution doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msy132

https://academic.oup.com/mbe/advance-article/doi/10.1093/molbev/msy132/5046248

Effector gene birth in plant parasitic nematodes: Neofunctionalization of a housekeeping glutathione synthetase gene

C. J. Lilley, A. Maqbool, D. Wu, H. B. Yusup, L. M. Jones, P. Birch, M. Banfield, P. E. Urwin and S. Eves-van den Akker* (2018). PLOS Genetics doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007310

http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1007310

Sex: Not all that it’s cracked up to be?

Sebastian Eves-van den Akker* and John T. Jones* (2018). PLOS Genetics 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007160

http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1007160

Identification of candidate effector genes of Pratylenchus penetrans
Paulo Vieira, Thomas Mayer, Sebastian Eves‐van den Akker, Dana K Howe, Inga Zasada, Thomas Baum, Jonathan D Eisenback, Kathryn Kamo (2018). Molecular Plant Pathology

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mpp.12666/full

Transcriptome analyses of mosaic (MSC) mitochondrial mutants of cucumber in a highly inbred nuclear background
Tomasz L Mróz, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Agata Bernat, Agnieszka Skarzyńska, Leszek Pryszcz, Madeline Olberg, Michael J Havey, Grzegorz Bartoszewski (2018). G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. g3. 300321.2017

http://www.g3journal.org/content/early/2018/01/12/g3.117.300321

2017:

The Transcriptomes of Xiphinema index and Longidorus elongatus Suggest Independent Acquisition of Some Plant Parasitism Genes by Horizontal Gene Transfer in Early-Branching Nematodes

Danchin, E., L. Perfus-Barbeoch+, C. Rancurel+, P. Thorpe+, M. Da Rocha, S. Bajew, R. Neilson, E. S. , C. Da Silva, J. Guy, K. Labadie, D. Esmenjaud, J. Helder, J. Jones and S. Eves-van den Akker* (2017). Genes 8(10): 287

http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4425/8/10/287

Genome Evolution of Plant Parasitic Nematodes

J. T. Jones+, S. Eves-van den Akker+ and T. Kikuchi+ (2017). Annual Review of Phytopathology, 55(1).

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-phyto-080516-035434

The genome of Globodera ellingtonae.

W. S. Phillips, D. K. Howe, A. M. V. Brown, S. Eves-van den Akker, L. Dettwyler, D. R. Denver, and I. A. Zasada (2017). Nematology, 49(2), 127-128.

http://journals.fcla.edu/jon/article/view/104427

Draft transcriptome of Globodera ellingtonae.

W. S. Phillips, S. Eves-van den Akker, and I. A. Zasada (2017). Nematology, 49(2), 129-130.

http://journals.fcla.edu/jon/article/view/104428

Foundational and translational research opportunities to improve plant health.

R. W. Michelmore, G. Coaker, R. Bart, G. A. Beattie, A. Bent, T. Bruce, D. Cameron, J. Dangl, S. Dinesh-Kumar, R. Edwards, S. Eves-van den Akker, W. Gassmann, J. Greenberg, R. Harrison, P. He, J. Harvey, A. Huffaker, S. Hulbert, R. Innes, J. D. Jones, I. Kaloshian, S. Kamoun, F. Katagiri, J. E. Leach, W. Ma, J. M. McDowell, J. Medford, B. Meyers, R. Nelson, R. Peter Oliver, Y. Qi, D. Saunders, M. Shaw, P. Subudhi, L. Torrance, B. M Tyler, J.Walsh (2017). Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-01-17-0010-CR

http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/10.1094/MPMI-01-17-0010-CR​

2016:

Opening the effector protein toolbox for plant-parasitic cyst-nematode interactions.

S. Eves-van den Akker* and P. RJ Birch.  Molecular Plant (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2016.09.008

http://www.cell.com/molecular-plant/fulltext/S1674-2052(16)30216-7

The genomic and transcriptomic bases of pathogenicity in the golden potato cyst nematode, Globodera rostochiensis

S. Eves-van den Akker*+ and D.R. Laetsch+, P. Thorpe+, C. J. Lilley+, E. G. J. Danchin, M. Da Rocha, C.Rancurel, E. Grenier, J. Montarry, N. E. Holroyd, J. A. Cotton, B. Mimee, M. Duceppe, I. Boyes, J. Lapalme,  M. Esquibet, M. Sabeh, M. Rott, H. Overmars, A. Tomczak, G. Smant, V. Blok, S. Mantelin, P. J. A. Cock, W. Phillips, J. Marvin, L. M Jones, H. B. Yusup, P. E Urwin, M. Blaxter, J. T. Jones. (2016) – Genome biology 201617:124 DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-0985-1

http://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-016-0985-1

 

A Plasmodium-like virulence effector of the soybean cyst nematode suppresses plant innate immunity

Jason B. Noon, Mingsheng Qi, Danielle N. Sill, Usha Muppirala, S. Eves-van den Akker, Thomas R. Maier, Drena Dobbs, Melissa G. Mitchum, Tarek Hewezi, Thomas J. Baum (2016)   - New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.14047

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.14047/abstract

 

Functional C-terminally encoded plant peptide (CEP) hormone domains evolved de novo in the plant parasite Rotylenchulus reniformis 

S. Eves-van den Akker+, C. J. Lilley+, H. B. Yusup, J. T. Jones and P. E. Urwin (2016) – Molecular Plant pathology DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12402

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mpp.12402/abstract​

 

2015:

The Pratylenchus penetrans transcriptome as a source for the development of alternative control strategies: mining for putative genes involved in parasitism and evaluation of in planta RNAi.

P. Vieira, S. Eves-van den Akker, R. Verma, S. Wantoch, J. D. Eisenback and K. Kamo (2015), PLOS one – DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144674

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0144674

 

A metagenetic approach to determine the diversity and distribution of cyst nematodes at the level of the country, the field and the individual.

Sebastian Eves-van den Akker*, S., Lilley, C. J., Reid, A., Pickup, J., Anderson, E., Cock, P. J.A., Blaxter, M., Urwin, P. E., Jones, J. T. and Blok, V. C. (2015), Molecular Ecology, 24: 5842–5851. doi:10.1111/mec.13434

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mec.13434/abstract

 

Identification and characterization of parasitism genes from the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus reveals a multilayered detoxification strategy.

Margarida Espada, Ana Cláudia Silva, Sebastian Eves van den Akker, Peter J. A. Cock, Manuel Mota, and John T. Jones. (2015). Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12280

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mpp.12280/abstract

 

Plant-parasitic nematode feeding tubes and plugs: New perspectives on function.

Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, C. J. Lilley, J. T. Jones and P. E. Urwin (2015).  Nematology 17:1-9.

http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/15685411-00002832

 

2014:

Genomic characterisation of the effector complement of the potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida.

Peter Thorpe, Sophie Mantelin, Peter J.A. Cock, Vivian C. Blok, Mirela C. Coke, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Elena Guzeeva, Catherine J. Lilley, Geert Smant, Adam J. Reid, Kathryn M. Wright, Peter E. Urwin and John T. Jones  (2014).  BMC Genomics 15:923 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-923

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/15/923

 

Identification and characterisation of a hyper-variable apoplastic effector gene family of the potato cyst nematodes

Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, C. J. Lilley, J. T. Jones and P. E. Urwin (2014).  PLoS Pathogens 10(9): e1004391 DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.100439

http://www.plospathogens.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.ppat.1004391

 

The transcriptome of Nacobbus aberrans reveals insights into the evolution of sedentary endoparasitism in plant-parasitic nematodes

Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, C. J. Lilley, E. G. J. Danchin, C. Rancurel, P. J. A. Cock, P. E. Urwin and J. T. Jones (2014). Genome Biology and Evolution 6 (9): 2181-2194.

http://gbe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/evu171?ijkey=yigwngL94PBmQ2I&keytype=ref

Nacobbus transcriptome assembly : http://nematode.net/NN3_frontpage.cgi?navbar_selection=home&subnav_selection=nacobbus_aberrans

 

The genome and life-stage specific transcriptomes of Globodera pallida elucidate key aspects of plant parasitism by a cyst nematode

James A. Cotton, Catherine J. Lilley, Laura M. Jones, Taisei Kikuchi, Adam J. Reid, Peter Thorpe, Isheng J. Tsai, Helen Beasley, Vivian Blok, Peter J. A. Cock, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Nancy Holroyd, Martin Hunt, Sophie Mantelin, Hardeep Naghra, Arnab Pain, Juan E. Palomares-Rius, Magdalena Zarowiecki, Matthew Berriman, John T. Jones, Peter E. Urwin (2014) Genome biology 15.3: R43.

http://genomebiology.com/2014/15/3/R43

 

The feeding tube of cyst nematodes: Characterisation of protein exclusion

Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Catherine J. Lilley, Alison E. Ashcroft, James R. Ault, John Jones and Peter E. Urwin (2014) PLoS ONE 9(1): e87289. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087289

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0087289

 

 

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