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  • Nagasowjanya, T., Kranthi Raj, B., Sreethi Reddy, K., and Kasbekar, D. P. (2013) An apparent increase in meiotic silencing strength in crosses involving inbred Neurospora crassa strains. Fungal Genet. Biol. (in press).


  • Kasbekar, D. P. (2013) Neurospora Duplications, and Genome Defense by RIP and Meiotic Silencing. In : Neurospora: Genomics and Molecular Biology. Edited by D. P. Kasbekar and K. McCluskey Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK. Pages 109-127.


  • Kasbekar, D.P. and Papavinasasundaram, K.G. (1992). An inducible, nondegradative phytoalexin-resistance mechanism in Dictyostelium discoideum is suppressed by mutations that alter membrane sterol composition. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58 : 2071-2074.


  • Papavinasasundram, K.G. and Kasbekar, D.P. (1993). Pisatin resistance in Dictyostelium discoideum and Neurospora crassa: comparison of mutant phenotypes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 139 : 3035-3041.


  • Papavinasasundram, K.G. and Kasbekar, D.P. (1994). The Neurospora crassa erg-3 gene encodes a protein with sequence homology to both yeast sterol C-14 reductase and chicken lamin B receptor. J. Genet. 73 : 33-41.


  • Bhavani Prasanna, T., Vairamani M. and Kasbekar, D.P. (1998). Effects of pisatin on Dictyostelium discoideum : Its relationship to inducible resistance to nystatin and extension to other isoflavonoid phytoalexins. Arch. Microbiol. 170: 309-312.


  • Prakash, A., Sengupta S., Aparna, K., and Kasbekar, D.P. (1999) The erg-3 (sterol Δ14,15-reductase) gene of Neurospora crassa: generation of null mutants by repeat-induced point mutation and complementation by proteins chimeric for human lamin B receptor sequences. Microbiology 145 : 1443-1451.


  • Noubissi, F.K., McCluskey, K. and Kasbekar, D.P. (2000). Repeat-induced point mutation (RIP) in crosses with wild-isolated strains of Neurospora crassa : Evidence for dominant reduction of RIP. Fungal Genet. Biol. 31 : 91-97.


  • Bhat, A. and Kasbekar, D.P. (2001). Escape from repeat-induced point mutation of a gene-sized duplication in Neurospora crassa crosses that are heterozygous for a larger chromosome segment duplication. Genetics 157 : 1581-1590.


  • Prakash A. and Kasbekar, D.P. (2002). The sterol C-14 reductase encoded by the Neurospora crassa erg-3 gene : Essential charged and polar residue identified by site specific mutagenesis. Mol. Genet. Genomics 266 : 787-795.


  • Bhat, A., Noubissi, F. K., Vyas, M. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2003). Genetic analysis of wild-isolated Neurospora crassa strains identified as dominant suppressors of repeat-induced point mutation (RIP). Genetics 164: 947-961.


  • Bhat, A., Tamuli, R. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2004) Genetic transformation of Neurospora tetrasperma, demonstration of repeat-induced point mutation (RIP) in self-crosses, and a screen for recessive RIP-defective mutants. Genetics 167: 1155-1164.


  • Vyas, M., Ravindran, C. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2006) Chromosome segment duplications in Neurospora crassa and their effects on repeat-induced point mutation (RIP) and meiotic silencing by unpaired DNA. Genetics 172: 1511-1519.


  • Tamuli, R. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2008) Dominant suppression of repeat-induced point mutation in Neurospora crassa by a variant catalytic subunit of DNA polymerase-ζ. Genetics 178:1169-1176. [Corrigendum. Genetics 183: 407 September 2009].


  • Singh, P. K. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2008) Titration of repeat-induced point mutation (RIP) by chromosome segment duplications in Neurospora crassa. Genetica 134: 267-275.


  • Singh, P. K., Iyer, S. V., Ramakrishnan, M. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2009) Chromosome segment duplications in Neurospora crassa: barren crosses beget fertile science. BioEssays 31: 209-219.


  • Iyer, S. V., Ramakrishnan, M. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2009) Neurospora crassa fmf-1 encodes the homologue of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe Ste11p regulator of sexual development. J. Genet. 88: 33-39.


  • Singh, P. K., Iyer, S. V., Nagasowjanya, T., Kranthi Raj, B. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2010) Translocations used to generate chromosome segment duplications in Neurospora can disrupt genes and create novel open reading frames. J. Biosci. 35: 539-546.


  • Kasbekar, D. P., Singh, P. K., Ramakrishnan, M. and Kranthi Raj, B. (2011) Carrefour Mme. Gras: A wild-isolated Neurospora crassa strain that suppresses meiotic silencing by unpaired DNA and uncovers a novel ascospore stability defect. Fungal Genet. Biol. 48: 612-620.


  • Ramakrishnan, M., Nagasowjanya, T., Kranthi Raj, B. and Kasbekar, D. P. (2011) Meiotic silencing by unpaired DNA is expressed more strongly in the early than the late perithecia of crosses involving most wild-isolated Neurospora crassa strains and in self-crosses of N. tetrasperma. Fungal Genet. Biol. 48: 1146-1152.


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