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  1. Wang H, Chen D, Li C, Tian N, Zhang J, Xu JR, Wang C. (2019) Stage-specific functional relationships between Tub1 and Tub2 beta-tubulins in the wheat scab fungus Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Genet Biol , doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2019.103251.

  2. Jiang C, Cao S, Wang Z, Xu H, Liang J, Liu H, Wang G, Ding M, Wang Q, Gong C, Feng C, Hao C, Xu JR. (2019) An expanded subfamily of G-protein-coupled receptor genes in Fusarium graminearum required for wheat infection. Nature Microbiol , doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0468-8.

  3. Ren J, Li C, Gao C, Xu JR, Jiang C, Wang G. (2019) Deletion of FgHOG1 is suppressive to the mgv1 mutant by stimulating Gpmk1 activation and avoiding intracellular turgor elevation in Fusarium graminearum. Front Microbiol 10, 1073.

  4. Hao C, Yin J, Sun M, Wang Q, Liang J, Bian Z, Liu H, Xu JR. (2019) The meiosis‐specific APC activator FgAMA1 is dispensable for meiosis but important for ascosporogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Microbiol 111, 1245-1262.

  5. Wang Q, Liu H, Xu H, Hei R, Zhang S, Jiang C, Xu JR. (2019) Independent losses and duplications of autophagy-related genes in fungal tree of life. Environ Microbiol 21, 226-243.

  6. Bian Z, Ni Y, Xu JR, Liu H. (2019) A-to-I mRNA editing in fungi: occurrence, function, and evolution. Cell Mol Life Sci 76, 329-340.

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  8. Gao X, Zhang J, Song C, Yuan K, Wang J, Jin Q, Xu JR. (2018) Phosphorylation by Prp4 kinase releases the self-inhibition of FgPrp31 in Fusarium graminearum. Current Genetics 64, 1261-1274.

  9. Chen D, Wu C, Hao C, Huang P, Liu H, Bian Z, Xu JR. (2018) Sexual specific functions of Tub1 beta‐tubulins require stage‐specific RNA processing and expression in Fusarium graminearum. Environ Microbiol 20, 4009-4021.

  10. Sun M, Zhang Y, Wang Q, Wu C, Jiang C, Xu JR. (2018) The tri-snRNP specific protein FgSnu66 is functionally related to FgPrp4 kinase in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Microbiol 109, 494-508.

  11. Liang Y, Han Y, Wang C, Jiang C, Xu JR. (2018) Targeted deletion of the USTA and UvSLT2 genes efficiently in Ustilaginoidea virens with the CRISPR-Cas9 system. Front Plant Sci 9, 699.

  12. Wang Q, Chen D, Wu M, Zhu J, Jiang C, Xu JR, Liu H. (2018) MFS transporters and GABA metabolism are involved in the self-defense against DON in Fusarium graminearum. Front Plant Sci 9, 438.

  13. Li C, Zhang Y, Wang H, Chen L, Zhang J, Sun M, Xu JR, Wang C. (2018) The PKR regulatory subunit of PKA is involved in regulating growth, sexual and asexual development, and pathogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Plant Pathol 19, 909-921.

  14. Jiang C, Zhang X, Liu H, Xu JR. (2018) Mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling in plant pathogenic fungi. PLoS Pathog 14, e1006875.

  15. Yin T, Zhang Q, Wang J, Liu H, Wang C, Xu JR, Jiang C. (2018) The cyclase-associated protein FgCap1 has both PKA-dependent and -independent functions during DON production and plant infection in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Plant Pathol 19, 552-563.

  16. Li C, Cao S, Zhang C, Zhang Y, Zhang Q, Xu JR, Wang C. (2018) MoCDC14 is important for septation during conidiation and appressorium formation in Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Pathol 19, 328-340.

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  18. Liu H, Li Y, Chen D, Qi Z, Wang Q, Wang J, Jiang C, Xu JR. (2017) A-to-I RNA editing is developmentally regulated and generally adaptive for sexual reproduction in Neurospora crassa. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114, E7756–E7765.

  19. Cao S, He Y, Hao C, Xu Y, Zhang H, Wang C, Liu H, Xu JR. (2017) RNA editing of the AMD1 gene is important for ascus maturation and ascospore discharge in Fusarium graminearum. Sci Rep , 4617.

  20. Zhang Y, Gao X, Sun M, Liu H, Xu JR. (2017) The FgSRP1 SR-protein gene is important for plant infection and pre-mRNA processing in Fusarium graminearum. Environ Microbiol , 4065–4079.

  21. Wang Q, Jiang C, Wang C, Chen C, Xu JR, Liu H. (2017) Characterization of the two-speed subgenomes of Fusarium graminearum reveals the fast-speed subgenome specialized for adaption and infection. Front Plant Sci 8, 140.

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  23. Wang C, Xu JR, Liu H. (2016) A-to-I RNA editing independent of ADARs in filamentous fungi. RNA Biology 13, 940-945.

  24. Gao X, Jin Q, Jiang C, Li Y, Li C, Liu H, Kang Z, Xu JR. (2016) FgPrp4 kinase is important for spliceosome B-complex activation and splicing efficiency in Fusarium graminearum. PLoS Genetics 12, e1005973.

  25. Zhang S, Jiang C, Zhang Q, Qi L, Liu C, Xu JR. (2016) Thioredoxins are involved in the activation of the PMK1 MAP kinase pathway during appressorium penetration and invasive growth in Magnaporthe oryzae. Environ Microbiol 18, 3768-3784.

  26. Liu H, Wang Q, He Y, Chen L, Hao C, Jiang C, Li Y, Dai Y, Kang Z, Xu JR. (2016) Genome-wide A-to-I RNA editing in fungi independent of ADAR enzymes. Genome Res 26, 449-509.

  27. Jiang C, Zhang C, Wu C, Sun P, Hou R, Liu H, Wang C, Xu JR. (2016) TRI6 and TRI10 play different roles in the regulation of DON production by cAMP signaling in Fusarium graminearum. Environ Microbiol 18, 3689–3701.

  28. Cao S, Zhang S, Hao C, Liu H, Xu JR, Jin Q. (2016) FgSsn3 kinase, a component of the mediator complex, is important for sexual reproduction and pathogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Sci Rep 6, 22333.

  29. Jiang C, Xu JR, Liu H. (2016) Distinct cell cycle regulation during saprophytic and pathogenic growth in fungal pathogens. Curr Genet 62, 185–189.

  30. Li M, Jiang C, Wang Q, Zhao Z, Jin Q, Xu JR, Liu H. (2016) Evolution and functional insights of different ancestral orthologous clades of chitin synthase genes in the fungal tree of life. Front Plant Sci 7, 37.

  31. Li Y, Wang G, Xu JR, Jiang C. (2016) Penetration peg formation and invasive hyphae development require stage-specific activation of MoGTI1 in Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 29, 36-45.

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  33. Li C, Melesse M, Zhang S, Hao C, Wang C, Zhang H, Hall MC, Xu JR. (2015) FgCDC14 regulates cytokinesis, morphogenesis, and pathogenesis in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Microbiol , 770-786.

  34. Qi LL, Kim Y, Jiang C, Peng YL, Xu JR. (2015) Activation of Mst11 and feedback inhibition of germ tube growth in Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 28, 881-891.

  35. Yin Z, Liu H, Li Z, Ke X, Dou D, Gao X, Song N, Dai Q, Wu Y, Xu JR, Kang Z, Huang L. (2015) Genome sequence of Valsa canker pathogens uncovers a potential adaptation of colonization of woody bark. New Phytol , 1202-1216.

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  37. Hou R, Jiang C, Zheng Q, Wang C, Xu JR. (2015) The AreA transcription factor mediates the regulation of deoxynivalenol (DON) synthesis by ammonium and cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) signalling in Fusarium graminearum. Mol Plant Pathol 16, 987-999.

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  41. Yang C, Liu H, Li G, Liu M, Yun Y, Wang C, Ma Z, Xu JR. (2015) The MADS-box transcription factor FgMcm1 regulates cell identity and fungal development in Fusarium graminearum. Environ Microbiol 17, 2762-2776.

  42. Qin J, Wang G, Jiang C, Xu JR, Wang C. (2015) Fgk3 glycogen synthase kinase is important for development, pathogenesis, and stress responses in Fusarium graminearum. Sci Rep 5, 8504.

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