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Published Work

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  • Al-Salihi, S, * Alberti, F* (2023) Genomic Based Analysis of the Biocontrol SpeciesTrichoderma harzianum: A model resource of structurally diverse pharmaceuticals and biopesticides. Journal of Fungi 9 (9): 895.

  • Zhang, S, Zhang, L, Greule, A, Tailhades, J, Marschall, E, Prasongpholchai, P, Leng, DJ, Zhang, J, Zhu, J, Kaczmarski, JA, Schittenhelm, RB, Einsle, O, Jackson, CJ, Alberti, F, Bechthold, A, Zhang, Y, Tosin, M,* Si, T,* and Cryle, MJ.* (2023) P450-mediated dehydrotyrosine formation during WS9326 biosynthesis proceeds via dehydrogenation of a specific acylated dipeptide substrate. Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B 13 (8): 35613574.

  • Alberti F*, Khairudin K, Davies JA, Sangmalee S, Willis CL, Foster GD, Bailey AM* (2023) Biosynthesis of pleuromutilin congeners using an Aspergillus oryzae expression platform. Chemical Science, 14, 3826-3833. available as a pre-print in BioRxiv

  • Tamizi A-A, Mat-Amin N, Weaver JA, Olumakaiye RT, Akbar MA, Jin S, Bunawan H,* Alberti F.* (2022) Genome Sequencing and Analysis of Trichoderma (Hypocreaceae) Isolates Exhibiting Antagonistic Activity against the Papaya Dieback Pathogen, Erwinia mallotivoraJournal of Fungi  8 (3): 246.

  • Chhun A, Alberti F.* (2022) CRISPR/Cas9-Based Methods for Inactivating Actinobacterial Biosynthetic Genes and Elucidating Function. Invited book chapter for an edition of ‘Engineering Natural Product Biosynthesis: Methods and Protocols’ published by Springer in the series ‘Methods in Molecular Biology’, Vol. 2489, 201-222.

  • Paliwal D, Hamilton AJ, Barrett GR, Alberti F, van Emden H, Mauchline TH, Nauen R, Wagstaff C, Bass C*, Jackson RW* (2021) Identification of novel aphid killing bacteria to protect plants. Microbial Biotechnology 15(4): 1203-1220.

  • Bugg TDH,* Williamson JJ, Alberti F. (2021) Microbial hosts for metabolic engineering of lignin bioconversion to renewable chemicals. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 152, 111674. doi:

  • Al-Salihi S,* Alberti F.* (2021) Naturally occurring terpenes: a promising class of organic molecules to address Influenza pandemics. Natural Products and Bioprospecting 11, 405-419. doi:

  • Alberti F,* Kaleem S, Weaver JA. (2020) Recent developments of tools for genome and metabolome studies in basidiomycete fungi and their application to natural product research. Biology Open 9, bio056010. doi: 10.1242/bio.056010.

  • Kaur D, Alkhder D, Corre C, Alberti F*. (2020) Engineering isoprenoid quinone production in yeast. ACS Synthetic Biology 9 (9), 2239-2245. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.0c00081. The free full-text is available for download at ACS Articles on Request: available as a pre-print in BioRxiv. doi:

  • Alberti F, Corre C*. (2019) Editing streptomycete genomes in the CRISPR/Cas9 age. Natural Product Reports 36: 1237-1248. doi: 10.1039/C8NP00081F.

  • Alberti F*, Leng D, Wilkening I, Tosin M, Song L, Corre C*. (2019) Triggering the expression of a silent gene cluster from genetically intractable bacteria results in scleric acid discovery. Chemical Science 10(2): 453-463. doi: 10.1039/C8SC03814GAlso available as a pre-print in BioRxivdoi: 10.1101/265645.

  • Alberti F, Khairudin K, Rodriguez Venegas E, Davies JA, Hayes PM, Willis CL, Bailey AM*, Foster GD* (2017) Heterologous expression reveals the biosynthesis of the antibiotic pleuromutilin and generates bioactive semi-synthetic derivatives. Nature Communications 8: 1831. (Featured in the Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry collection of Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01659-1.

  • Alberti F*, Foster GD, Bailey AM (2017) Natural products from filamentous fungi and production by heterologous expression. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101(2): 493-500. doi: 10.1007/s00253-016-8034-2.

  • Alberti F* (2016) Current Trends in Natural Products Research from the CBNP10 Symposium at Warwick. Exchanges 4(1): 158-166. doi:

  • de Mattos-Shipley K, Ford KL, Alberti F, Banks AM, Bailey AM, Foster GD* (2016) The Good, the Bad and the Tasty: The Many Roles of Mushrooms. Studies in Mycology 85:125-157. doi: 10.1016/j.simyco.2016.11.002.

  • Bailey AM†, Alberti F†, Kilaru S†, Collins CM†, de Mattos-Shipley K†, Hartley AJ, Hayes PM, Griffin A, Lazarus CM, Cox RJ, Willis CL, O'Dwyer K, Spence D, Foster GD*. (2016) Identification and manipulation of the pleuromutilin gene cluster from Clitopilus passeckerianus for increased rapid antibiotic production. Scientific Reports 6, 25202. doi: 10.1038/srep25202.

  • Cipriani G, Bevilacqua D, Terlizzi M, Di Cintio A, Rosato T, Sartori A, Ferrante P, Alberti F, Scortichini M* (2015) Selection of genotypes resistant to or tolerant of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (PSA) through EMS mutagenesis. Acta Horticulturae 1095, 23. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1095.23.

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