Flavi is a highly diverse section in genus Aspergillus encompassing species used in food fermentation and enzyme production (A. oryzae and A. sojae ) as well as toxigenic and foodspoilers (A. parasiticus and A. flavus) in addition to many less studied species. Here we have whole genome sequenced 19 Flavi species and used comparative genomic tools to investigate the section. We have examined similarities and differences of thissection with a special focus on the carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZy) and secondary metabolites to get an understanding of what is unique features for section Flavi. In addition we have studied selected secondary metabolite gene clusters (SMGC) found widely across the section to get an understanding of cluster evolution and development.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Event||14th European Conference on Fungal Genetics - Technicon– Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel|
Duration: 25 Feb 2018 → 28 Feb 2018
Conference number: 14
|Conference||14th European Conference on Fungal Genetics|
|Location||Technicon– Israel Institute of Technology|
|Period||25/02/2018 → 28/02/2018|
Kjærbølling, I., Vesth, T. C., Nybo, J. L., Theobald, S., Frisvad, J. C.
, Kogle, M. E., ... Andersen, M. R. (2018). Friends and Foes -Comparative Genomics of 23 Aspergillus Flavi Species
. Poster session presented at 14th European Conference on Fungal Genetics, Haifa, Israel.