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Metagenomics reveals diet-specific specialization of bacterial communities in fungus gardens of grass- and dicot-cutter ants.
Lily Khadempour, Huan Fan, Ken Keefover-Ring, Camila Carlos, Nilson S Nagamoto, Miranda A Dam, Monica T Pupo, Cameron R Currie
Bacteria contribute to plant secondary compound degradation in a generalist herbivore system.
Charlotte Francoeur, Lily Khadempour, Kirsten Gotting, Rolando Moreira-Soto, Adam Book, Adrian Pinto-Tomás, Ken Keefover-Ring, Cameron R. Currie
From plants to ants: Evaluating lipid-specific changes in leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens.
Khadempour, L., Kyle, J., Monroe, M., Smith, R., Lipton, M., Currie, C., Baker, E., Burnum-Johnson, K..
Bacterial strains affect protozoan consumer growth rates.
Khadempour, L., Rivas-Quijano, L., terHorst, C.
Leaf-cutter ant fungal cultivar genomes: evolutionary transitions to a novel substrate.
Khadempour, L., Chevrette, M., Wang, Y.W., Franceour, C., Sandstrom, S., Rodriguez, A., Tallarico Pupo, M., Currie, C.
Stingless Bee Larvae Require Fungal Steroid to Pupate.
Camila R Paludo, Cristiano Menezes, Eduardo A Silva-Junior, Ayrton Vollet-Neto, Andres Andrade-Dominguez, Gleb Pishchany,
Lily Khadempour, Fabio S Nascimento, Cameron R Currie, Roberto Kolter, Jon Clardy, Mônica T Pupo
The fungal cultivar of leaf-cutter ants produces specific enzymes in response to different plant substrates.
Lily Khadempour, Kristin E Burnum‐Johnson, Erin S Baker, Carrie D Nicora, Bobbie‐Jo M Webb‐Robertson, Richard A White, Matthew E Monroe, Eric L Huang, Richard D Smith, Cameron R Currie
Enrichment and Broad Representation of Plant Biomass-degrading Enzymes in the Specialized Hyphal Swellings of Leucoagaricus gongylophorus, the Fungal Symbiont of Leaf-Cutter Ants.
Frank O Aylward,
Lily Khadempour, Daniel M Tremmel, Bradon R McDonald, Carrie D Nicora, Si Wu, Ronald J Moore, Daniel J Orton, Matthew E Monroe, Paul D Piehowski, Samuel O Purvine, Richard D Smith, Mary S Lipton, Kristin E Burnum-Johnson, Cameron R Currie
The relative abundance of mountain pine beetle fungal associates through the beetle life cycle in pine trees.
Lily Khadempour, Valerie LeMay, David Jack, Jörg Bohlmann, Colette Breuil
Target-specific PCR primers can detect and differentiate ophiostomatoid fungi from microbial communities associated with the mountain pine beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae.
Lily Khadempour, Sepideh Massoumi Alamouti, Richard Hamelin, Jörg Bohlmann, Colette Breuil
Rapid identification and detection of pine pathogenic fungi associated with mountain pine beetles by padlock probes.
Clement KM Tsui, Bin Wang,
Lily Khadempour, Sepideh Massoumi Alamouti, Jörg Bohlmann, Brent W Murray, Richard C Hamelin
Characterization of microsatellite loci in the fungus, Grosmanniaclavigera, a pine pathogen associated with the mountain pine beetle.
CKM Tsui, N Feau, CE Ritland, S Massoumi Alamouti, S DiGuistini,
L Khadempour, J Bohlmann, C Breuil, RC Hamelin
DNA-based tools for rapidly detecting, quantifying and monitoring ophiostomatoid fungi on beetles, in trees and wood products.
L Khadempour, YoungWoon Lim, SM Alamouti, C Breuil
Heat disinfestation of mountain pine beetle-affected wood.