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By Luis Sequeira (auth.), Eugene W. Nester Ph.D., Desh Pal S. Verma (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048142210

ISBN-13: 9789048142217

ISBN-10: 9401706514

ISBN-13: 9789401706513

Research at the interplay among crops and microbes maintains to draw expanding awareness, either in the box in addition to within the medical neighborhood at huge. the various significant clinical journals have lately reviewed a variety of points of the sector. numerous papers facing plant-microbe interactions were featured at the covers of medical courses long ago a number of months, and the lay press have lately offered characteristic articles of this box. an extra signal of the curiosity during this box is that the overseas Society of Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions has virtually 500 contributors. This ebook is a suite of the papers that got on the 6th Inlernational Symposium at the Molecular Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions which used to be held in Seattle, Washington in July, 1992. nearly 650 scientists attended and nearly 50 lectures overlaying the themes of Agrobacterium-plant interactions, Rhizobium-plant interactions, bacteria-plant interactions, fungal-plant interactions and new points of biotechnology have been provided. furthermore, many periods have been dedicated to the plant reaction to the microbe. Over four hundred posters have been provided of which the authors of 20 have been chosen to offer an oral presentation. those papers are integrated during this quantity to boot. The symposium additionally incorporated audio system whose study pursuits usually are not at once relating to plant-microbe interactions yet who're on the leading edge of study parts that effect at the topic of the symposium. those contributors kindly agreed to summarize their talks and their papers also are included.

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The precise site of the single-stranded DNA breakage was localized between the third and fourth base of the 24 bp repeats (Yanofsky et a1, 1986; Wang et a1, 1987). The VirDl protein has topoisomerase activity catalyzing the conversion of supercoiled DNA to relaxed DNA (Ghai and Das, 1989). Another vir-encoded protein, the VirCl protein, binds specifically to the overdrive or enhancer sequence located adjacent to the rightborder repeat, thereby enhancing T-strand formation. This interaction might promote direction of the VirD endonuclease to the border sequence (Toro et a1, 1988).

In analogy to other regulators of twocomponent regulatory systems direct binding of the VirG protein to the vir-boxes was demonstrated in vitro (Tamamoto et a1, 1990). The Cterminal domain of the VirG protein is required and sufficient for DNA-binding (Powell and Kado, 1990; Roitsch et a1, 1990). It is thought that by binding of the VirG protein to the vir-boxes the vir genes become expressed. The phosphorylated VirG protein might, compared to the unphosphorylated form, have a higher affinity for the vir-boxes.

Because in chvA mutants Bl,2-g1ucan is formed but not exported (Cangelosi et a1, 1989; Inon de Iannino and Ugalde, 1989), it is concluded that the ChvA protein is important for transport of Bl,2-g1ucan to the periplasm . In chvB mutants Bl,2-g1ucan is not produced . The chvB gene codes for an innermembrane protein, which probably is directly involved in Bl, 2glucan synthesis (Zorreguieta et a1, 1988). Also the exoC mutant s do not produce Bl, 2-g1ucan. 2. "The VirA protein"). Host range functions may also be determined by chromosomal genes such as chvG (Hooykaas et a1, 1984).

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Advances in Molecular Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Vol. 2: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., July 1992 by Luis Sequeira (auth.), Eugene W. Nester Ph.D., Desh Pal S. Verma (eds.)


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