Publications by authors named "Tariq M Butt"

41Publications

The mitochondrial genome contribution to the phylogeny and identification of Metarhizium species and strains.

Fungal Biol 2020 Oct 27;124(10):845-853. Epub 2020 Jul 27.

Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 15701, Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Another case of mistaken identity? Vaccinia virus in another live Camelpox vaccine.

Biologicals 2020 May 22;65:39-41. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom.

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May 2020

infection dynamics differ at the cuticle interface of susceptible and tolerant morphs of .

Virulence 2019 12;10(1):999-1012

Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK.

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December 2019

Improving the delivery and efficiency of fungus-impregnated cloths for control of adult Aedes aegypti using a synthetic attractive lure.

Parasit Vectors 2018 05 4;11(1):285. Epub 2018 May 4.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ, 28013-602, Brazil.

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May 2018

Combined use of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium brunneum, and the mosquito predator, Toxorhynchites brevipalpis, for control of mosquito larvae: Is this a risky biocontrol strategy?

J Invertebr Pathol 2018 03 6;153:38-50. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Metarhizium brunneum Blastospore Pathogenesis in Aedes aegypti Larvae: Attack on Several Fronts Accelerates Mortality.

PLoS Pathog 2016 07 7;12(7):e1005715. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, United Kingdom.

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July 2016

Conidia of the insect pathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, fail to adhere to mosquito larval cuticle.

R Soc Open Sci 2014 Oct 22;1(2):140193. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

College of Science , Swansea University , Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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October 2014

Preferences of the peripheral olfactory system of Western Flower Thrips, towards stereoisomers of common plant volatiles.

Chemoecology 2015;25:47-51. Epub 2014 Oct 18.

Department of Biosciences, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP UK.

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October 2014

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma-associated Proteobacteria, but not commensal Prevotella spp., promote Toll-like receptor 2-independent lung inflammation and pathology.

Immunology 2015 Feb;144(2):333-42

Systems Biology of Immune Regulation, Department of Systems Biology, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.

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February 2015

Innate responses to putative ancestral hosts: is the attraction of Western flower thrips to pine pollen a result of relict olfactory receptors?

J Chem Ecol 2014 Jun 31;40(6):534-40. Epub 2014 May 31.

Department of Biosciences, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK,

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June 2014

Monitoring persistence of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae under simulated field conditions with the aim of controlling adult Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).

Parasit Vectors 2014 Apr 25;7:198. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro 28013-602, Brazil.

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April 2014

Can insects develop resistance to insect pathogenic fungi?

PLoS One 2013 1;8(4):e60248. Epub 2013 Apr 1.

Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia.

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September 2013

Evaluation of entomopathogenic fungi and a nematode against the soil-dwelling stages of the crane fly Tipula paludosa.

Pest Manag Sci 2012 Oct 27;68(10):1337-44. Epub 2012 Jun 27.

Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK.

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October 2012

Insect natural products and processes: new treatments for human disease.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol 2011 Oct 30;41(10):747-69. Epub 2011 May 30.

Laboratório de Bioquímica e Fisiologia de Insetos, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Avenida Brasil 4365, Rio de Janeiro, 21045-900, RJ, Brazil.

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October 2011

Assessing the cytotoxic and mutagenic effects of secondary metabolites produced by several fungal biological control agents with the Ames assay and the VITOTOX(®) test.

Mutat Res 2011 May 20;722(1):1-6. Epub 2011 Jan 20.

Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Panepistemiopolis, Athens 15701, Greece.

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May 2011

Mass spectrometry as a tool for the selective profiling of destruxins; their first identification in Lecanicillium longisporum.

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2009 May;23(10):1426-34

Department of Environmental and Molecular Biosciences, SOTEAS, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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May 2009

Repeated in vitro subculturing alters spore surface properties and virulence of Metarhizium anisopliae.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2007 Nov;276(1):60-6

Department of Biological Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, UK.

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November 2007

Effect of nutrition on growth and virulence of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2007 May 22;270(1):116-23. Epub 2007 Feb 22.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, UK.

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May 2007

Colony sectorization of Metarhizium anisopliae is a sign of ageing.

Microbiology (Reading) 2005 Oct;151(Pt 10):3223-3236

Department of Entomology, 4112 Plant Science Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-4454, USA.

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October 2005

Nutrition influences growth and virulence of the insect-pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005 Oct;251(2):259-66

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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October 2005

Evaluation of different biological test systems to assess the toxicity of metabolites from fungal biocontrol agents.

Toxicol Lett 2006 Feb 1;161(1):43-52. Epub 2005 Sep 1.

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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February 2006

Toxicity testing of destruxins and crude extracts from the insect-pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005 Oct;251(1):23-8

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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October 2005

Influence of nutrition on the production and physiology of sectors produced by the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005 Sep;250(2):201-7

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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September 2005

Phylogenetic and exon-intron structure analysis of fungal subtilisins: support for a mixed model of intron evolution.

J Mol Evol 2005 Feb;60(2):238-46

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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February 2005

Mass spectrometric studies on the intrinsic stability of destruxin E from Metarhizium anisopliae.

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2004 ;18(21):2577-86

Biomolecular Analysis Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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November 2004

Investigations on the destruxin production of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.

J Invertebr Pathol 2004 Mar;85(3):168-74

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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March 2004

Concurrence of losing a chromosome and the ability to produce destruxins in a mutant of Metarhizium anisopliae.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2003 Sep;226(2):373-8

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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September 2003

Molecular investigation on strain genetic relatedness and population structure of Beauveria bassiana.

Environ Microbiol 2003 Oct;5(10):908-15

School of Biological Science, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

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October 2003

Detection and characterisation of pr1 virulent gene deficiencies in the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2002 Aug;213(2):251-5

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, UK.

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August 2002