Recent Publications

X. Lu, J. Zhang, B. Brown, R. Li, J. Rodríguez-Romero, A. Berasategui, B. Liu, M. Xu, D. Luo, Z. Pan, S.R. Baerson, J. Gershenzon, Z. Li, A. Sesma, B. Yang and R.J. Peters (2018). Inferring Roles in Defense from Metabolic Partitioning of Rice Diterpenoids (accepted, The Plant Cell).

R. Galhano, A. Illana, J. Rodriguez-Romero, M. Demuez, M. Badaruddin, A.L. Martinez-Rocha, D. Soanes, D. Studholme, N.J. Talbot & A. Sesma. (2017). Tpc1 is an important Zn(II)2Cys6 transcriptional regulator required for polarized growth and virulence in the rice blast fungus. PLoS Pathogens 13, e1006516. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006516

A. Sesma, C. Castresana and M. Castellano (2017). Regulation of Translation by TOR, eIF4E and eIF2α in Plants: Current Knowledge, Challenges and Future Perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 644. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00644

A. Illana, M. Marconi, J. Rodríguez-Romero, P. Xu, T. Dalmay, M. Wilkinson, M.A. Ayllón and A. Sesma (2017). Molecular characterization of a novel ssRNA ourmia-like virus from the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Archives of Virology 162, 891-895. DOI: 10.1007/s00705-016-3144-9.

Rodríguez Iglesias, A; Rodríguez González, A; Irvine, AG; Sesma, A; Urban, M; Hammond-Kosack, KE; Wilkinson, MD. 2016. "Publishing FAIR Data: an exemplar methodology utilizing PHI-base". Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00641".

Sesma, A. 2016. "RNA metabolism and regulation of virulence programs in fungi". Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2016.03.019".

J. Rodriguez-Romero, M. Franceschetti, E. Bueno and A. Sesma. Multilayer Regulatory Mechanisms Control Cleavage Factor I Proteins in Filamentous Fungi. Nucleic Acids Research (2015), vol 43, p. 179-195.

Fungal RNA biology. Coeditors: A. Sesma & T. von der Haar (2014). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-319-05686-9.

Marco Marconi, Julio Rodriguez-Romero, A. Sesma & Mark D. Wilkinson (2014). Bioinformatics tools for Next-Generation RNA sequencing analysis. In: Sesma&von der Haar (eds.). Fungal RNA Biology. p. 371-391. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-319-05686-9.

A. Illana, J. Rodriguez-Romero and A. Sesma (2013). Major Plant Pathogens of the Magnaporthaceae family. In: Horwitz B.A. et al. (eds) Genomics of Soil- and Plant-associated Fungi vol.36, p.45-88. Springer Soil Biology series. ISBN: 978-3-642-39338-9.

A. Sesma (2013). Magnaporthe oryzae, the causal agent of rice blast disease. In: Carreres R. et al. (eds) International Technical Meeting on Rice Research, p. 185-192. ISBN: 978-84-695-7876-6.

Xu, M.; Galhano, R.; Wiemann, P.; Bueno, E.; Tiernan, M.; Wu, W.; Chung, I.M.; J. Gershenzon, J.; Tudzynski, B.; Sesma, A.; Peters, R. (2012). Genetic evidence for rice momilactones-mediated plant-plant allelopathy. New Phytologist 193, p. 570-575.

M. Franceschetti, E. Bueno, R.A. Wilson, S.L. Tucker, C. Gómez-Mena, G. Calder and A. Sesma (2011). Fungal Virulence and Development Is Regulated by Alternative Pre-mRNA 3’ End Processing in Magnaporthe oryzae. PLoS Pathogens vol. 7 (12) p. e1002441.Featured in F1000.

F. Jernerén, A. Sesma, M. Francheschetti, M. Hamberg and Ernst H. Oliw (2010). Gene Deletion of 7,8-Linoleate Diol Synthase of the Rice Blast Fungus. STUDIES ON PATHOGENICITY, STEREOCHEMISTRY, AND OXYGENATION MECHANISMS. J. Biol. Chem. vol. 285, p.5308-5316.

hyphopodia on roots S.L. Tucker, M. Besi, R. Galhano, M. Franceschetti, S. Goetz, S. Lenhert, A. Osbourn and A. Sesma (2010). Common Genetic Pathways Regulate Organ-Specific Infection-Related Development in the Rice Blast Fungus. The Plant Cell vol. 22, p.953-972.

Besi, M., Tucker, S. L. and Sesma, A. (2009) Magnaporthe and its relatives. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0021311. (advanced review article).

S. Lenhert, A. Sesma , M. Hirtz, L. Chi, H. Fuchs, H.P. Wiesmann, A.E. Osbourn and B.M. Moerschbacher (2007). Capillary Induced Contact Guidance. Langmuir vol. 23 (20), p.10216-10223.

S. Güimil, H-S Chang, T. Zhu, A. Sesma, A. Osbourn, C. Roux, V. Ioannidis, E.J. Oakeley, M. Docquier, P. Descombes, S.P. Briggs and U. Paszkowski (2005). Comparative transcriptomics of rice reveals an ancient pattern of response to microbial colonization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA , vol. 102 (22), p.8066-8070.

  A. Sesma and Anne E. Osbourn (2004). The rice leaf blast pathogen undergoes developmental processes typical of root-infecting fungi. Nature, vol. 431, p.582-586.