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Native metabolomics identifies the rivulariapeptolide family of protease inhibitors.

Author(s): R. Reher; A.T. Aron; P. Fajtová; P. Stincone; B. Wagner; A.I. Pérez-Lorente; C. Liu; I.Y.B. Shalom; W. Bittremieux; M. Wang; K. Jeong; M.L. Matos-Hernandez; K.L. Alexander; E.J. Caro-Diaz; C.B. Naman; J.H.W. Scanlan; P.M.M. Hochban; W.E. Diederich; C. Molina-Santiago; D. Romero; K.A. Selim; P. Sass; H. Brötz-Oesterhelt; C.C. Hughes; P.C. Dorrestein; A.J. O’Donoghue; W.H. Gerwick; D. Petras
Source: Nature Communications Volume: 13 – 1 Published: 2022

Rational Design of Chitin Deacetylase Inhibitors for Sustainable Agricultural Use Based on Molecular Topology

Author(s): R. Zanni; J. Martínez-Cruz; M. Gálvez-Llompart; D. Fernández-Ortuño; D. Romero; R. García-Domènech; A. Pérez-García; J. Gálvez.
Source: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry  Volume: 70 – 41, pp. 13118 – 13131 Published: 2022

Suppression of Chitin-Triggered Immunity by a New Fungal Chitin-Binding Effector Resulting from Alternative Splicing of a Chitin Deacetylase Gene

Author(s): J.M. Martínez-Cruz; Á. Polonio; L. Ruiz-Jiménez; A. Vielba-Fernández; J. Hierrezuelo; D. Romero; A. de Vicente; D. Fernández-Ortuño; A. Pérez-García.
Source: Journal of Fungi  Volume: 8 – 10 Published: 2022

A Noninvasive Method for Time-Lapse Imaging of Microbial Interactions and Colony Dynamics.

Author(s): C. Molina-Santiago; J.R. Pearson; M.V. Berlanga-Clavero; A.I. Pérez-Lorente; A. de Vicente; D. Romero.
Source: Microbiology Spectrum.  Volume: 10 – 4 Published: 2022

Bacillus subtilis biofilm matrix components target seed oil bodies to promote growth and anti-fungal resistance in melon.

Author(s): M.V. Berlanga-Clavero; C. Molina-Santiago; A.M. Caraballo-Rodríguez; D. Petras; L. Díaz-Martínez; A. Pérez-García; A. de Vicente; V.J. Carrión; P.C. Dorrestein; D. Romero.
Source: Nature Microbiology  Volume: 7 – 7, pp. 1001 – 1015 Published: 2022

Transparent, UV-blocking, and high barrier cellulose-based bioplastics with naringin as active food packaging materials

Author(s):S. Guzman-Puyol; J. Hierrezuelo; J.J. Benítez; G. Tedeschi; J.M. Porras-Vázquez; A. Heredia; A. Athanassiou; D. Romero; J.A. Heredia-Guerrero.
Source: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules  Volume: 209, pp. 1985 – 1994 Published: 2022

Chitin deacetylase, a novel target for the design of agricultural fungicides.

Author(s): J.M. Martínez-Cruz; Á. Polonio; R. Zanni; D. Romero; J. Gálvez; D. Fernández-Ortuño; A. Pérez-García.
Source: Journal of Fungi  Volume: 7 – 12 Published: 2021

Chemical Proportionality within Molecular Networks

Author(s):D. Petras; A.M. Caraballo-Rodríguez; A.K. Jarmusch; C. Molina-Santiago; J.M. Gauglitz; E.C. Gentry; P. Belda-Ferre; D. Romero; S.M. Tsunoda; P.C. Dorrestein; M. Wang.
Source: Analytical Chemistry  Volume: 93 – 38 pp. 12833 – 12839 Published: 2021

Chemical interplay and complementary adaptative strategies toggle bacterial antagonism and co-existence

Author(s): Carlos Molina-Santiago, David Vela-Corcía, Daniel Petras, Luís Díaz-Martínez, Alicia Isabel Pérez-Lorente, Sara Sopeña-Torres, John Pearson, Andrés Mauricio Caraballo-Rodríguez, Pieter C Dorrestein and Diego Romero
Source: Cell Reports  Volume: 36 (4) Published: July 2021

Sporulation is dispensable for the vegetable‐associated life cycle of the human pathogen Bacillus cereus

Author(s): María Luisa Antequera-Gómez, Luís Díaz-Martínez, Juan Antonio Guadix, Ana María Sánchez-Tévar, Sara Sopeña-Torres, Jesús Hierrezuelo and Diego Romero
Source: Microbial Biotechnology  Volume: 14 (4) Published: July 2021
DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.13816

Bacterial extracellular matrix as a natural source of biotechnologically multivalent materials

Author(s): Carlos Molina-Santiago, Antonio de Vicente and Diego Romero
Source: Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal   Volume: 19  Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1016/j.csbj.2021.05.008

Multifunctional Amyloids in the Biology of Gram-Positive Bacteria

Author(s): Ana Álvarez-Mena, Jesús Cámara-Almirón, Antonio de Vicente and Diego Romero
Source: Microorganisms    Volume: 8(12) Published: Dic 2020

The extracellular matrix protein TasA is a developmental cue that maintains a motile subpopulation within Bacillus subtilis biofilms

Author(s): Nitai Steinberg, Alona Keren-Paz, Qihui Hou, Shany Doron, Keren Yanuka-Golub, Tsviya Olender, Rotem Hadar, Gili Rosenberg, Rakeshkumar Jain, Jesus Cámara-Almirón, Diego Romero, Sven van Teeffelen and Ilana Kolodkin-Gal.
Source: Sci. Signal. 13 (632), eaaw8905.
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aaw8905


Dual functionality of the amyloid protein TasA in Bacillus physiology and fitness on the phylloplane

Author(s): Jesús Cámara-Almirón, Yurena Navarro, Luis Díaz-Martínez, María Concepción Magno-Pérez-Bryan, Carlos Molina-Santiago, John R. Pearson, Antonio de Vicente, Alejandro Pérez-García & Diego Romero.
Source: Nature Communications Number: 11 Published: AP 2020
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15758-z

Two genomic regions encoding exopolysaccharide production systems have complementary functions in B. cereus multicellularity and host interaction

Author(s):  Joaquin Caro-Astorga, Ana Álvarez-Mena, Jesús Hierrezuelo, Juan Antonio Guadix, Zahira Heredia-Ponce, Yohanna Arboleda-estudillo, Elena González-Munoz, Antonio de Vicente & Diego Romero.
Source: Sci Rep
Volume:  10 Pages: (1):1000.
Published: Jan 2020
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-57970-3

Biofilm formation displays intrinsic offensive and defensive features of Bacillus cereus

Author(s):  Caro-Astorga J, Frenzel E, Perkins JR, Álvarez-Mena A, de Vicente A, Ranea JAG, Kuipers OP, Romero D.
Source: NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes
Volume:  15 Pages: 6:3
Published: Jan 2020
DOI: 10.1038/s41522-019-0112-7

The extracellular matrix protects Bacillus subtilis colonies from Pseudomonas invasion and modulates plant co-colonization.

Author(s): Molina-Santiago C, Pearson JR, Navarro Y, Berlanga-Clavero MV, Caraballo-Rodriguez AM, Petras D, García-Martín ML, Lamon G, Haberstein B, Cazorla FM, de Vicente A, Loquet A, Dorrestein PC, Romero D.
Source: Nat Commun Volume: 10(1) Pages: 1919 Published: Apr 2019
DOI: doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09944-x

Molecular architecture of bacterial amyloids in Bacillus biofilms.

Author(s):  El Mammeri N, Hierrezuelo J, Tolchard J, Cámara-Almirón J, Caro-Astorga J, Álvarez-Mena A, Dutour A, Berbon M, Shenoy J, Morvan E, Grélard A, Kauffmann B, Lecomte S, de Vicente A, Habenstein B, Romero D, Loquet A.
Source: FASEB J Volume: 33(11) Pages: 12146-12163 Published: Nov 2019
DOI: 10.1096/fj.201900831R

Aflatoxin degradation by Bacillus subtilis UTB1 is based on production of an oxidoreductase involved in bacilysin biosynthesis.

Author(s): Hamideh Afsharmanesh, Alejandro Perez-garcia, Housa Zeriouh, Masoud Ahmadzadeh, Diego Romero
Source: Food Control Volume: 94 Pages: 48-55 Published: DEC 2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.03.002

Beyond the expected: the structural and functional diversity of bacterial amyloids.

Author(s): Camara-Almiron, Jesus; Caro-Astorga, Joaquin; de Vicente, Antonio; et al.
Source: Critical reviews in microbiology Pages: 1-14 Published: 2018-Oct-25
DOI: 10.1080/1040841X.2018.1491527

Analysis of beta-tubulin-carbendazim interaction reveals that binding site for MBC fungicides does not include residues involved in fungicide resistance.

Author(s): Vela-Corcia, David; Romero, Diego; de Vicente, Antonio; et al.
Source: Scientific reports Volume: Issue: Pages: 7161 Published: 2018-May-08
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25336-5

Functional Amyloids in Health and Disease.

Author(s): Loquet, Antoine; Saupe, Sven J; Romero, Diego
Source: Journal of molecular biology  Published: 2018-Jul-25
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2018.07.024

Structural and polymorphic variability of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus cereus TasA amyloid-like biofilm filaments

Author(s): El Mammeri, N.; Hierrezuelo, J.; Dutour, A.; et al.
Source: Febs Open Bio Volume: Pages: 98 Published: JUL 2018

The Functional Characterization of Podosphaera xanthii Candidate Effector Genes Reveals Novel Target Functions for Fungal Pathogenicity

Author(s): Martinez-Cruz, Jesus; Romero, Diego; de la Torre, Fernando N.; et al.
Source: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Volume: 31 Issue: Pages: 914-931 Published: SEP 2018
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-12-17-0318-R

Transformation by growth onto agro-infiltrated tissues (TGAT), a simple and efficient alternative for transient transformation of the cucurbit powdery mildew pathogen Podosphaera xanthii.

Author(s): Martinez-Cruz, Jesus; Romero, Diego; de Vicente, Antonio; et al.
Source: Molecular plant pathology Published: 2018-Aug-02

The race for antimicrobials in the multidrug resistance era.

Author(s): Molina-Santiago, Carlos; de Vicente, Antonio; Romero, Diego
Source: Microbial biotechnology Published: 2017-Dec-04
DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12884

Transformation of the cucurbit powdery mildew pathogen Podosphaera xanthii by Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Author(s): Martinez-Cruz, Jesus; Romero, Diego; de Vicente, Antonio; et al.
Source: New Phytologist Volume: 213 Issue: Pages: 1961-1973 Published: MAR 2017
DOI: 10.1111/nph.14297

Unicellular but not asocial. Life in community of a bacterium.

Author(s): Romero, Diego
Source: International microbiology : the official journal of the Spanish Society for Microbiology
Volume: 19 Issue: Pages: 81-90 Published: 2016-Jun
DOI: 10.2436/20.1501.01.266

Comparative Genomics Within the Bacillus Genus Reveal the Singularities of Two Robust Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Biocontrol Strains.

Author(s): Magno-Perez-Bryan, M C; Martinez-Garcia, P M; Hierrezuelo, J; et al.
Source: Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI
Volume: 28 Issue: 10 Pages: 1102-16 Published: 2015-Oct
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-02-15-0023-R

Transient transformation of Podosphaera xanthii by electroporation of conidia.

Author(s): Vela-Corcia, David; Romero, Diego; Tores, Juan Antonio; et al.
Source: Bmc Microbiology Volume: 15 Published: FEB 6 2015
DOI: 10.1186/s12866-014-0338-8

A genomic region involved in the formation of adhesin fibers in Bacillus cereus biofilms.

Author(s): Caro-Astorga, Joaquin; Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; de Vicente, Antonio; et al.
Source: Frontiers in microbiology Volume: Pages: 745 Published: 2014
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00745

Functional amyloids in bacteria

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Kolter, Roberto
Source: International Microbiology Volume: 17 Issue: Pages: 65-73 Published: 2014
DOI: 10.2436/20.1501.01.208

Functional Analysis of the Accessory Protein TapA in Bacillus subtilis Amyloid Fiber Assembly.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Vlamakis, Hera; Losick, Richard; et al.
Source: Journal of bacteriology Volume: 196 Issue: Pages: 1505-13
Published: 2014-Apr
DOI: 10.1128/JB.01363-13

Surfactin triggers biofilm formation of Bacillus subtilis in melon phylloplane and contributes to the biocontrol activity

Author(s): Zeriouh, Houda; de Vicente, Antonio; Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; et al.
Source: Environmental Microbiology
Volume: 16 Issue: Pages: 2196-2211
Published: JUL 2014
DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12271

The Podosphaera xanthii haustorium, the fungal Trojan horse of cucurbit-powdery mildew interactions.

Author(s): Martinez-Cruz, Jesus; Romero, Diego; Davila, Jose C; et al.
Source: Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B
Volume: 71 Pages: 21-31
Published: 2014-Oct
DOI: 10.1016/j.fgb.2014.08.006

Bacterial determinants of the social behavior of Bacillus subtilis.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Sanabria-Valentin, Edgardo; Vlamakis, Hera; et al.
Source: Chemistry & Biology
Volume: 20 Issue: Pages: 102-110
Published: JAN 24 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2012.10.021

Biofilm Inhibitors that Target Amyloid Proteins.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Sanabria-Valentin, Edgardo; Vlamakis, Hera; et al.
Source: Chemistry & Biology
Volume: 20 Issue: Pages: 102-110
Published: JAN 24 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2012.10.021

Evaluation of the effectiveness of biocontrol bacteria against avocado white root rot occurring under commercial greenhouse plant production conditions

Author(s): Angeles Gonzalez-Sanchez, Maria; de Vicente, Antonio; Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; et al.
Source: Biological Control
Volume: 67 Issue: Pages: 94-100
Published: NOV 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2013.08.009

Isolation, characterization, and aggregation of a structured bacterial matrix precursor.

Author(s): Chai, Liraz; Romero, Diego; Kayatekin, Can; et al.
Source: The Journal of biological chemistry
Volume: 288 Issue: 24 Pages: 17559-68
Published: 2013-Jun-14
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.453605

The antagonistic strain Bacillus subtilis UMAF6639 also confers protection to melon plants against cucurbit powdery mildew by activation of jasmonate- and salicylic acid-dependent defence responses.

Author(s): Garcia-Gutierrez, Laura; Zeriouh, Houda; Romero, Diego; et al.
Source: Microbial biotechnology
Volume: Issue: Pages: 264-74
Published: 2013-May
DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12028

Calcium Causes Multimerization of the Large Adhesin LapF and Modulates Biofilm Formation by Pseudomonas putida.

Author(s): Martinez-Gil, Marta; Romero, Diego; Kolter, Roberto; et al.
Source: Journal of Bacteriology
Volume: 194 Issue: 24 Pages: 6782-6789
Published: DEC 2012
DOI: 10.1128/JB.01094-12

Isolation and selection of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria as inducers of systemic resistance in melon.

Author(s): Garcia-Gutierrez, Laura; Romero, Diego; Zeriouh, Houda; et al.
Source: Plant and Soil
Volume: 358 Issue: 12 Pages: 193-204
Published: SEP 2012
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1173-z

An accessory protein required for anchoring and assembly of amyloid fibres in B-subtilis biofilms.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Vlamakis, Hera; Losick, Richard; et al.
Source: Molecular Microbiology
Volume: 80 Issue: Pages: 1155-1168
Published: JUN 2011
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07653.x

Antibiotics as Signal Molecules.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Traxler, Matthew F.; Lopez, Daniel; et al.
Source: Chemical Reviews
Volume: 111 Issue: Pages: 5492-5505
Published: SEP 2011
DOI: 10.1021/cr2000509

The Iturin-like Lipopeptides Are Essential Components in the Biological Control Arsenal of Bacillus subtilis Against Bacterial Diseases of Cucurbits

Author(s): Zeriouh, Houda; Romero, Diego; Garcia-Gutierrez, Laura; et al.
Source: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Volume: 24 Issue: 12 Pages: 1540-1552
Published: DEC 2011
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-06-11-0162

Plant protection and growth stimulation by microorganisms: biotechnological applications of Bacilli in agriculture.

Author(s): Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; Romero, Diego; de Vicente, Antonio
Source: Current Opinion in Biotechnology
Volume: 22 Issue: Pages: 187-193
Published: APR 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2010.12.003

Will biofilm disassembly agents make it to market?

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Kolter, Roberto
Source: Trends in Microbiology
Volume: 19 Issue: Pages: 304-306
Published: JUL 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.tim.2011.03.003

Amyloid fibers provide structural integrity to Bacillus subtilis biofilms.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Aguilar, Claudio; Losick, Richard; et al.
Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume: 107 Issue: Pages: 2230-2234
Published: FEB 2 2010
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0910560107

D-Amino Acids Trigger Biofilm Disassembly.

Author(s): Kolodkin-Gal, Ilana; Romero, Diego; Cao, Shugeng; et al.
Source: Science
Volume: 328 Issue: 5978 Pages: 627-629
Published: APR 30 2010
DOI: 10.1126/science.1188628

Sensitivities to DMI fungicides in populations of Podosphaera fusca in south central Spain.

Author(s): Lopez-Ruiz, Francisco J.; Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; Fernandez-Ortuno, Dolores; et al.
Source: Pest Management Science
Volume: 66 Issue: Pages: 801-808
Published: JUL 2010
DOI: 10.1002/ps.1948

The powdery mildew fungus Podosphaera fusca (synonym Podosphaera xanthii), a constant threat to cucurbits.

Author(s): Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; Romero, Diego; Fernandez-Ortuno, Dolores; et al.
Source: Molecular Plant Pathology
Volume: 10 Issue: Pages: 153-160
Published: MAR 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1364-3703.2008.00527.x

Comparative histochemical analyses of oxidative burst and cell wall reinforcement in compatible and incompatible melon-powdery mildew (Podosphaera fusca) interactions.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Eugenia Rivera, M.; Cazorla, Francisco M.; et al.
Source: Journal of Plant Physiology
Volume: 165 Issue: 18 Pages: 1895-1905
Published: 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.jplph.2008.04.020

A nonribosomal peptide synthetase gene (mgoA) of Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae is involved in mangotoxin biosynthesis and is required for full virulence.

Author(s): Arrebola, Eva; Cazorla, Francisco M.; Romero, Diego; et al.
Source: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Volume: 20 Issue: Pages: 500-509
Published: MAY 2007
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-20-5-0500

Effect of lipopeptides of antagonistic strains of Bacillus subtilis on the morphology and ultrastructure of the cucurbit fungal pathogen Podosphaera fusca.

Author(s): Romero, D.; de Vicente, A.; Olmos, J. L.; et al.
Source: Journal of Applied Microbiology
Volume: 103 Issue: Pages: 969-976
Published: OCT 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2007.03323.x

Evaluation of biological control agents for managing cucurbit powdery mildew on greenhouse-grown melon.

Author(s): Romero, D.; de Vicente, A.; Zeriouh, H.; et al.
Source: Plant Pathology
Volume: 56 Issue: Pages: 976-986
Published: DEC 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2007.01684.x

Isolation and characterization of antagonistic Bacillus subtilis strains from the avocado rhizoplane displaying biocontrol activity.

Author(s): Cazorla, F. M.; Romero, D.; Perez-Garcia, A.; et al.
Source: Journal of Applied Microbiology
Volume: 103 Issue: Pages: 1950-1959
Published: NOV 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2007.03433.x

The iturin and fengycin families of lipopeptides are key factors in antagonism of Bacillus subtilis toward Podosphaera fusca.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; de Vicente, Antonio; Rakotoaly, Rivo H.; et al.
Source: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Volume: 20 Issue: Pages: 430-440
Published: APR 2007
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-20-4-0430

Long-term preservation of Podosphaera fusca using silica gel.

Author(s): Perez-Garcia, A; Mingorance, E; Rivera, ME; et al.
Source: Journal of Phytopathology
Volume: 154 Issue: Pages: 190-192
Published: MAR 2006
DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2006.01086.x

Occurrence and distribution of resistance to QoI fungicides in populations of Podosphaera fusca in south central Spain.

Author(s): Fernandez-Ortuno, D; Perez-Garcia, A; Lopez-Ruiz, F; et al.
Source: European Journal of Plant Pathology
Volume: 115 Issue: Pages: 215-222
Published: JUN 2006
DOI: 10.1007/s10658-006-9014-7

Transformation of undomesticated strains of Bacillus subtilis by protoplast electroporation.

Author(s): Romero, Diego; Perez-Garcia, Alejandro; Veening, Jan-Willem; et al.
Source: Journal of Microbiological Methods
Volume: 66 Issue: Pages: 556-559
Published: SEP 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.mimet.2006.01.005

Isolation and evaluation of antagonistic bacteria towards the cucurbit powdery mildew fungus Podosphaera fusca.

Author(s): Romero, D; Perez-Garcia, A; Rivera, ME; et al.
Source: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volume: 64 Issue: Pages: 263-269
Published: APR 2004
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-003-1439-8

Effect of mycoparasitic fungi on the development of Sphaerotheca fusca in melon leaves.

Author(s): Romero, D; Rivera, ME; Cazorla, FM; et al.
Source: Mycological Research Volume: 107 Pages: 64-71 Published: JAN 2003
DOI: 10.1017/S0953756202006974