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2012
A. A. Alatar, Mahmoud, M. A., Al-Sohaibani, S. A., and Abd-Elsalam, K. A., Simple and rapid protocol for the isolation of PCR-amplifiable DNA from medicinal plants, vol. 11, pp. 348-354, 2012.
Abd-Elsalam K, Bahkali AH, Moslem M, De Wit PJ, et al. (2011). Detection of Mycosphaerella graminicola in wheat leaves by a microsatellite dinucleotide specific-primer. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 12: 682-693. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms12010682 PMid:21340008    PMCid:3039974 Ahmed I, Islam M, Arshad W, Mannan A, et al. (2009). High-quality plant DNA extraction for PCR: an easy approach. J. Appl. Genet. 50: 105-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03195661 PMid:19433907 Amani J, Kazemi R, Abbasi AR and Salmanian AH (2011). A simple and rapid leaf genomic DNA extraction method for polymerase chain reaction analysis. Iran. J. Biotechnol. 9: 69-71. Calixto JB (2000). Efficacy, safety, quality control, marketing and regulatory guidelines for herbal medicines (phytotherapeutic agents). Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res. 33: 179-189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-879X2000000200004 PMid:10657057 Chandra A and Tewari S (2007). Isolation of genomic DNA from Stylo species without liquid nitrogen suitable for RAPD and STS analyses. Cytologia 72: 287-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.1508/cytologia.72.287 Jena RC, Samal KC and Das BK (2010). Optimization of DNA isolation and PCR protocol for RAPD analysis of Mangifera indica L. J. Agric. Technol. 6: 559-571. Križman M, Jakše J, Baričevič D, Javornik B, et al. (2006). Robust CTAB-activated charcoal protocol for plant DNA extraction. Acta Agric. Slov. 87: 427-433. Manna B, Gambhir A and Ghosh P (1996). Production and rheological characteristics of the microbial polysaccharide gellan. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 23: 141-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-765X.1996.tb00050.x Matasyoh LG, Wachira FN, Kinyua MG, Muigai AWT, et al. (2008). Leaf storage conditions and genomic DNA isolation efficiency in Ocimum gratissimum L. from Kenya. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 7: 557-564. McCouch SR, Teytelman L, Xu Y, Lobos KB, et al. (2002). Development and mapping of 2240 new SSR markers for rice (Oryza sativa L.). DNA Res. 9: 199-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/dnares/9.6.199 PMid:12597276 Melo SC, Pungartnik C, Cascardo JC and Brendel M (2006). Rapid and efficient protocol for DNA extraction and molecular identification of the basidiomycete Crinipellis perniciosa. Genet. Mol. Res. 5: 851-855. PMid:17183493 Mishra MK, Rani NS, Ram AS, Sreenath HL, et al. (2008). A simple method of DNA extraction from coffee seeds suitable for PCR analysis. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 7: 409-413. Moslem MA, Bahkali AH, Abd-Elsalam KA and Wit PJ (2010). An efficient method for DNA extraction from Cladosporioid fungi. Genet. Mol. Res. 9: 2283-2291. http://dx.doi.org/10.4238/vol9-4gmr936 PMid:21128208 Mossa JS, Al-Yahya MA and Al-Meshal IA (1987). Medicinal Plants of Saudi Arabia. King Saud University Press, Riyadh. Muge E, Burg K, Kadu C, Muchugi A, et al. (2009). Isolation of high quality DNA and RNA from cambium of the East African Greenheart (Warburgia ugandensis). Afr. J. Biotechnol. 8: 3036-3040. Niu C, Kebede H, Auld DL, Woodward JE, et al. (2008). A safe inexpensive method to isolate high quality plant and fungal DNA in an open laboratory environment. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 7: 2818-2822. Płaza GA, Upchurch R, Brigmon RL, Whitman WB, et al. (2004). Rapid DNA extraction for screening soil filamentous fungi using PCR amplification. Pol. J. Environ. Stud. 13: 315-318. Porebski S, Bailey LG and Baum BR (1997). Modification of a CTAB DNA extraction protocol for plants containing high polysaccharide and polyphenol components. Plant Mol. Biol. Rep. 15: 8-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02772108 Rahman MA, Mossa JS, Al-Said MS and Al-Yahya MA (2004). Medicinal plant diversity in the flora of Saudi Arabia 1: a report on seven plant families. Fitoterapia 75: 149-161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2003.12.012 PMid:15030919 Wen XP and Deng XX (2002). The extraction of genomic DNA from five species of Rosa. Seed 126: 18-21.
2010
M. A. Moslem, Bahkali, A. H., Abd-Elsalam, K. A., and Wit, P. J. G. M., An efficient method for DNA extraction from Cladosporioid fungi, vol. 9, pp. 2283-2291, 2010.
Abd-Elsalam KA, Asran-Amal A and El-Samawaty A (2007). Isolation of high quality DNA from cotton and its fungal pathogens. J. Plant Dis. Prot. 114: 113-116.   Bulat SA, Lübeck M, Mironenko N, Jensen DF, et al. (1998). UP-PCR analysis and ITS1 ribotyping of strains of Trichoderma and Gliocladium. Mycol. Res. 102: 933-943. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0953756297005686   Cenis JL (1992). Rapid extraction of fungal DNA for PCR amplification. Nucleic Acids Res. 20: 2380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/20.9.2380 PMid:1594460 PMCid:312363   Ghahfarokhi MS, Fazli A, Lotfi A and Abyane MR (2004). Cellobiose dehydrogenase production by the genus Cladosporium. Iran. Biomed. J. 8: 107-111.   Griffin DW, Kellogg CA, Peak KK and Shinn EA (2002). A rapid and efficient assay for extracting DNA from fungi. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 34: 210-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1472-765x.2002.01071.x PMid:11874544   Jin J, Lee YK and Wickes BL (2004). Simple chemical extraction method for DNA isolation from Aspergillus fumigatus and other Aspergillus species. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 4293-4296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.42.9.4293-4296.2004 PMid:15365025 PMCid:516345   Karakousis A, Tan L, Ellis D, Alexiou H, et al. (2006). An assessment of the efficiency of fungal DNA extraction methods for maximizing the detection of medically important fungi using PCR. J. Microbiol. Methods 65: 38-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2005.06.008 PMid:16099520   Loeffler J, Hebart H, Cox P, Flues N, et al. (2001). Nucleic acid sequence-based amplification of Aspergillus RNA in blood samples. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 1626-1629. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.39.4.1626-1629.2001 PMid:11283102 PMCid:87985   Lugert R, Schettler C and Gross U (2006). Comparison of different protocols for DNA preparation and PCR for the detection of fungal pathogens in vitro. Mycoses 49: 298-304. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0507.2006.01255.x PMid:16784444   Meyer W, Maszewska K and Sorrell TC (2001). PCR fingerprinting: a convenient molecular tool to distinguish between Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans. Med. Mycol. 39: 185-193. PMid:11346267   Moyo M, Amoo SO, Bairu MW, Finnie JF, et al. (2008). Optimizing DNA isolation for medicinal plants. South Afr. J. Bot. 74: 771-775. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2008.07.001   Pitkäranta M, Meklin T, Hyvarinen A, Paulin L, et al. (2008). Analysis of fungal flora in indoor dust by ribosomal DNA sequence analysis, quantitative PCR, and culture. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74: 233-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00692-07 PMid:17981947 PMCid:2223223   Qiu-Xia C, Chang-Xing L, Wen-Ming H, Jiang-Qiang S, et al. (2008). Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Cladosporium sphaerospermum. Mycoses 51: 79-80. PMid:18076601   Rogers SO (1994). Phylogenetic and Taxonomic Information from Herbarium and Mummified DNA. In: Conservation of Plant Genes II: Utilization of Ancient and Modern DNA. Monographs in Systematic Botany 48 (Miller JS, Golenberg EM and Adams JE, eds.). Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.   Schubert K (2005). Morphotaxonomic Revision of Foliicolous Cladosporium species (Hyphomycetes). PhD thesis, Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg.   Sharma R, Mahla HR, Mohapatr T, Bhargava SC, et al. (2003). Isolating plant genomic DNA without liquid nitrogen. Plant Mol. Biol. Rep. 21: 43-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02773395   White TM, Bruns T, Lee S and Taylor J (1990). Amplification and Direct Sequencing of Fungal Ribosomal RNA for Phylogenetics. In: PCR Protocols: A Guide to Methods and Applications (Innis MA, Gelfand DH, Sninsky JJ and White TJ, eds.). Academic Press, San Diego, 315-321. PMid:1696192   Williamson EC, Leeming JP, Palmer HM, Steward CG, et al. (2000). Diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in bone marrow transplant recipients by polymerase chain reaction. Br. J. Haematol. 108: 132-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2141.2000.01795.x PMid:10651736   Wong SF, Mak JW and Pook PC (2007). New mechanical disruption method for extraction of whole cell protein from Candida albicans. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health 38: 512-518. PMid:17877228   Yano S, Koyabashi K and Kato K (2003). Intrabronchial lesion due to Cladosporium sphaerospermum in a healthy, non-asthmatic woman. Mycoses 46: 348-350. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1439-0507.2003.00885.x PMid:12950908   Yeo SF and Wong B (2002). Current status of nonculture methods for diagnosis of invasive fungal infections. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 15: 465-484. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CMR.15.3.465-484.2002 PMid:12097252 PMCid:118074
K. A. Abd-Elsalam, Roshdy, S., Amin, O. E., and Rabani, M., First morphogenetic identification of the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum musae (Phyllachoraceae) from imported bananas in Saudi Arabia, vol. 9, pp. 2335-2342, 2010.
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K. A. Abd-Elsalam, Almohimeed, I., Moslem, M. A., and Bahkali, A. H., M13-microsatellite PCR and rDNA sequence markers for identification of Trichoderma (Hypocreaceae) species in Saudi Arabian soil, vol. 9, pp. 2016-2024, 2010.
Abd-Elsalam KA, Asran-Amal A and El-Samawaty A (2007). Isolation of high-quality DNA from cotton and its fungal pathogens. J. Plant Dis. Prot. 114: 113-116.   Asran-Amal A, Abd-Elsalam KA, Omar MR and Aly AA (2005). Antagonistic potential of Trichoderma spp. against Rhizoctonia solani and use of M13 minisatellite-primed PCR to evaluate of the antagonist genetic variation. J. Plant Dis. Prot. 112: 550-561.   Chaverri P, Castlebury LA, Overton BE and Samuels GJ (2003). Hypocrea/Trichoderma: species with conidiophore elongations and green conidia. Mycologia 95: 1100-1140. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3761915 PMid:21149016   Druzhinina I and Kubicek CP (2005). Species concepts and biodiversity in Trichoderma and Hypocrea: from aggregate species to species clusters? J. Zhejiang. Univ. Sci. B 6: 100-112. PMid:15633245 PMCid:1389624   Druzhinina IS, Kopchinskiy AG, Komon M, Bissett J, et al. (2005). An oligonucleotide barcode for species identification in Trichoderma and Hypocrea. Fungal Genet. Biol. 42: 813-828. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2005.06.007 PMid:16154784   Druzhinina IS, Kopchinskiy AG, Komon M and Kubicek CP (2006). An oligonucleotide barcode for species identification in Trichoderma and Hypocrea. Proceedings of the 8th International Mycological Congress, 21-25 August, 2006. Queensland, Australia, 1630-1700 IS2-0357.   Howell CR (2003). Mechanisms employed by Trichoderma species in the biological control of plant diseases: the history and evolution of current concepts. Plant Dis. 87: 4-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS.2003.87.1.4   Kredics L, Antal Z, Doczi I, Manczinger L, et al. (2003). Clinical importance of the genus Trichoderma. A review. Acta Microbiol. Immunol. Hung. 50: 105-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/AMicr.50.2003.2-3.1 PMid:12894482   Kullnig-Gradinger CM, Szakacs G and Kubicek CP (2002). Phylogeny and evolution of the genus Trichoderma: a multigene approach. Mycol. Res. 106: 757-767. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0953756202006172   Nagy E, Kredics L, Antal Z and Papp T (2004). Molecular diagnosis, epidemiology and taxonomy of emerging medically important filamentous fungi. Rev. Med. Microbiol. 15: 153-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00013542-200410000-00004   Rifai M (1969). A revision of the genus Trichoderma. Mycol. Pap. 116: 1-56.   Sambrook JE, Fritsch F and Maniatis T (2001). Molecular Cloning: a Laboratory Manual. 3rd edn. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor.   Samuels GJ, Dodd SL, Gams W, Castlebury LA, et al. (2002). Trichoderma species associated with the green mold epidemic of commercially grown Agaricus bisporus. Mycologia 94: 146-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3761854 PMid:21156486   Sariah M, Choo CW, Zakaria H and Norihan MS (2005). Quantification and characterisation of Trichoderma spp. from different ecosystems. Mycopathologia 159: 113-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11046-004-4432-6 PMid:15750742   Sieburg HB (1990). Physiological studies in silico. Stud. Sci. Complexity 12: 321-342.   White TJ, Burns T, Lee S and Taylor J (1990). Amplication and Direct Sequencing of Fungal Ribosomal RNA Genes for Phylogenetics. In: PCR Protocols: A Guide to Methods and Applications (Innis MA, Gelfand DH, Sninsky JJ and White TJ, eds.). Academic Press, San Diego, 315-322. PMid:1696192
M. A. Moslem, Mashraqi, A., Abd-Elsalam, K. A., Bahkali, A. H., and Elnagaer, M. A., Molecular detection of ochratoxigenic Aspergillus species isolated from coffee beans in Saudi Arabia, vol. 9, pp. 2292-2299, 2010.
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