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Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Volume 3
Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Volume 3
This book provides studies related to the science of plant-microbe interactions as presented at the 10th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.
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The Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Volume 3 provides studies related to the science of plant-microbe interactions as presented at the 10th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Major themes include: recognition of pathogens by plants, defense signal nematode interactions, secretion of Avr and Vir factors, ecology and population biology of plant-associated microbes, cell biology of plant-microbe interactions, plant-rhizobium interactions, and functional genomics and biotechnology. Forty-nine figures, a subject/author index, and bibliography further enhance this title’s emphasis on new research on the molecular basis of disease resistance.


The book demonstrates the practical application of virally-induced gene (RNA) silencing (VIGS) as a tool to “knock out” gene expression at will in several plants and has far reaching implications beyond the fundamental understanding of virus biology. Stunning progress on the molecular dissection of disease resistance is illustrated and points to the use of VIGS in high throughput screens of all known genes in a plant for functional studies. Pilot studies using VIGS on a large scale revealed novel genes not previously described in forward genetic screens, including a gene for chaperonin homologue. The book reports how genes required for the hypersensitive response can be separated out from those required for specific pathogen resistance, supporting earlier work on the dnd (defense no death) mutants of Arabidopsis.

This volume also addresses the emerging field of genomics involving large scale, genome-wide analysis of plant-microbe interactions. Comparative analysis of whole genome sequences of pathogenic bacteria has revealed unexpected aspects of the evolution of bacterial genomes. Comparative analysis of fungal genomes provides insights on candidate pathogenicity genes. High throughput analysis of pathogenicity genes takes place both in the public and private sectors.

Additionally, the book discusses systems biology as applied to plant-microbe interactions in the private sector, where speed matters. The information includes keys to the success of the systems approach to science, such as the use of refined, analytical tools that discriminate phenotypic variation while minimizing the biological variation inherent in the study of life processes and the use of flexible informatic tools for management, integration and analysis of phenomenal amounts of data.

Information from this congress will prove invaluable to all interested in the science of plant-microbe interactions.

Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Volume 3


Keynote Address


Sense and Susceptibility: Dissecting Disease Resistance Using Viruses and Silencing
David C. Baulcombe, Andrew Hamilton, Olivier Voinnet, Rui Lu, Jack R. Peart, Isabelle Malcuit and Peter Moffett

Recognition of Pathogens by Plants

Cladosporium fulvum Infection of Tomato: a “Gene-for-Gene” Model for Extracellular Elicitor Perception Jonathan D G Jones, T Romeis, C Thomas, O Rowland, J Krueger, S Rivas, B Wulff, M Smoker, C Golstein, M Dixon, A Ludwig

Molecular Mechanisms in Disease Resistance to Powdery Mildew Fungi Paul Schulze-Lefert, Ken Shirasu, Christina Azevedo, Pietro Piffanelli, Candace Elliott, Fasong Zhou, Ralph Panstruga, Min-Chul Kim, Moo-Je Cho

Natural and Artificial Evolution of Disease Resistance Genes
Richard Michelmore

Characterization of RPW8-Mediated Mildew Resistance in Arabidopsis and Tobacco Shunyuan Xiao, Ozer Calis, Samantha Brown, Piyavadee Charoenwattana, Kumrop Ratanasut, Elaine Patrick, Lucy Holcombe, Mark Coleman, Dan Jaggard and John G. Turner

Recognition of the Pseudomonas Avirulence Protein AvrPphB by Arabidopsis Roger W. Innes, Michal R. Swiderski, and Jules Ade

Target Specificity in Leucine-Rich Repeat (LRR) Proteins Partho Ghosh and Tara Chapman

Structure-Function and Molecular Studies on Fungal Polygalacturonases and their Inhibitor PGIPs G. De Lorenzo, C. Capodicasa, C. Caprari, L. Federici, S. Ferrari, B. Mattei, A. Raiola, F. Sicilia, D. Vairo, A. Devoto, F. Cervone

NBS-LRR R Gene Products: Functional Domains and Divergent Downstream Transcript Profiles Andrew Bent, Jinrong Wan, Diya Banerjee, Eric Baima, Mark Dunning, Blake Meyers, Richard Michelmore, Christine Pfund, Gracia Zabala and Xiaochun Zhang

Recognition of Pseudomonas Effector Proteins by Tomato and Profiling of Plant Gene Expression Changes that Occur During Plant-Pathogen Interactions Timothy P. Devarenne, Brendan K. Riely, Nai-Chun Lin, Young-Jin Kim, Jonathan Cohn, Kirankumar Mysore, Suma Charkravarthy, Adam J. Bogdanove, Mark D’Ascenzo, Paul Debbie, Bob Tuori and Gregory B. Martin

Defense Signal Transduction

Towards the Elucidation of the Pathway Leading to Salicylic Acid Biosynthesis Christiane Nawrath and Jean-Pierre Métraux

Challenges and Opportunities for Understanding Disease Resistance Signaling Fumiaki Katagiri and Jane Glazebrook

SA- and NO-Mediated Signaling in Plant Disease Resistance
Daniel F. Klessig, Pradeep Kachroo, David Slaymaker, Keiko Yoshioka, DuRoy A. Navarre, Daniel Clark, Dhirendra Kumar, and Jyoti Shah

G Protein Signaling in Disease Resistance of Rice Ko Shimamoto, Utut Suharsono, Eiichiro Ono, Hann Ling Wong, and Tsutomu Kawasaki

The Hypersensitive Response: Control and Function Jeff Dangl, Daniel H. Aviv, Petra Epple, Saijun Tang, Aaron Wiig and Mats Ellerstrom

Local/Systemic Resistance

Systemic Acquired Resistance in Arabidopsis Weihua Fan, Mark Kinkema, Joseph Clarke, Xin Li, Yuelin Zhang, Meenu Kesarwani, Wendy Durrant, Becky Mosher, and Xinnian Dong

Analysis of SAR and Identification of Other Pathogen-Induced Defense Responses in Arabidopsis Terrence P. Delaney, Cristiana Argueso, Nicole Donofrio, Han Suk Kim, Jong-Hyun Ko, Joshua Malamy and Greg Rairdan

Cross-talk Between Salicylate- and Jasmonate-Dependent Induced Defenses in Arabidopsis Corné M.J. Pieterse, Steven Spoel, Jurriaan Ton, Saskia C.M. Van Wees, Johan A. Van Pelt, and L.C. Van Loon

Mechanism of Local and Systemic Oxidative Bursts Induced by Infection or Elicitor in Potato Noriyuki Doke, Hirofumi Yoshioka, Kazuhito Kawakita, Kenichi, Sugie, Kouji Sunazaki and Hae Jun Park

Secretion avr/vir Factors

The Identity and Function of Cyst Nematode-Secreted Proteins in Pathogenesis Ling Qin, Geert Smant, Jaap Bakker, Johannes Helder

Type I Secretion and Sulfation are Required for avrXa21 Avirulence Activity of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Yuwei Shen, Francisco Goes da Silva, Christopher Dardick, Parveen Sharma, Ram Yadav, Pamela Ronald

The Molecular Basis of Pseudomonas syringae Pathogenesis in Susceptible Arabidopsis thaliana Plants Sheng Yang He, Qiao-Ling Jin, Roger Thilmony, Kinya Nomura, Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, Sruti Bandyopadhyay, Paula Hauck, Wenqi Hu, Anne Plovanich-Jones, Mingbo Lu, and Elena Bray

Role of Type III Effector Proteins from Xanthomonas in the Interaction with the Plant Thomas Lahaye, Boris Szurek, Eric Marois, Sebastian Schornack, Tina Jordan, Daniela Büttner, Lucia Escolar, Frank Thieme, Laurent Noël and Ulla Bonas

Plant-Virus Interactions

Suppression of RNA Silencing in Plants Allison Mallory, Trent Smith, Braden Roth, Gail Pruss, Lewis Bowman and Vicki Vance

Host Compatibility Functions During Virus Infection James C. Carrington, Kristin D. Kasschau, Andrew D. Lellis, Cesar Llave-Correas, Lisa K. Johansen, and Zhixin Xie

Microarray Analysis to Identify Common Gene Expression Changes Induced by RNA Viruses Steven A. Whitham, Yu-Ming Hou, Sheng Quan, Tong Zhu, Hur-Song Chang, and Xun Wang

Plant-Rhizobium Interactions

Control of Root Nodule Organogenesis A. Kondorosi, C. Charon, A. Cebolla, J.-M. Vinardell, F. Frugier, F. Roudier, C. Sousa, M. Crespi, E. Kondorosi

Avirulence Factors from Symbiotic Bacteria M.R. Bladergroen and H.P. Spaink

Genetic Dissection of Nod Factor Signalling in Medicago truncatula R Catoira, C Galera, T Timmers, F de Billy, F Maillet, V Penmetsa, R Wais, G Oldroyd, C Rosenberg, S Long, D Cook, J Dénarié and C Gough

Genes Involved in Nodulation and Mycorrhization of the Model Legume Lotus japonicus Madsen LH, Borisov AY, Umehara Y, Tsyganov VE, Voroshilova VA, Batagov AO, Radutoiu S, Schauser L, Sandal N, Ellis N, Tikhonovich IA, Parniske M and Stougaard J

Plant-Fungal Interactions

Molecular Basis of Co-evolution Between Cladosporium fulvum and Tomato Pierre J.G.M. de Wit, B.F. Brandwagt, H.A. van den Burg, X. Cai, R.A.L. van der Hoorn, C.F. de Jong, J. van ‘t Klooster, M.J.D. de Kock, M. Kruijt, W.H. Lindhout, R. Luderer, F.L.W. Takken, N. Westerink, J.J.M. Vervoort, and M.H.A.J. Joosten

The Lm1 Gene from B. nigra and Interactions Between L. maculans and A. thaliana Sofia Wretblad, Svante Bohman and Christina Dixelius

Lipid Mediated Signaling in the Aspergillus/Seed Interaction Dimitrios I. Tsitsigiannis, Richard A.Wilson, Nancy P. Keller

Towards the Identification of Membrane Proteins from Arbuscular Mycorrhizas Formed Between Medicago truncatula and Glomus versiforme Huda J. Mussa, Lloyd W. Sumner and Maria J. Harrison

Molecular Genetics of Appressorium-Mediated Plant Infection by Magnaporthe grisea Nicholas J. Talbot, Andrew J. Foster, Pascale V. Balhadère, Sara L. Tucker, Lucy J. Holcombe, Joanna L. Jenkinson, Eckhard Thines and Roland W.S. Weber

Plant-Nematode Interactions

Mechanisms of Nematode Parasitism: A Genetic Approach Charles H. Opperman

The Tomato Rme1 Gene is Required for Mi-1-Mediated Resistance Isgouhi Kaloshian and Oscar Martinez de Ilarduya

Large-Scale Identification of Parasitism Genes of the Soybean Cyst Nematode Bingli Gao, Rex Allen, Tom Maier, Eric L. Davis, Thomas J. Baum, and Richard S. Hussey

Functional Analysis of the Nematode Resistance Gene Mi-1Valerie Moroz Williamson and Chin-Feng Hwang

Ecology and Population Biology of Plant- Associated Microbes

Pathogen Fitness and Resistance Gene Durability Jan E. Leach, Kimberly Webb, Grisel Ponciano, Jianfa Bai, Isabelita Oña, M. Madamba, Hei Leung, and Casiana Vera Cruz

Host Diversity, Epidemics, and Pathogen Evolution Christopher C. Mundt

Transgenic Tomatoes Expressing the Pepper Bs2 Resistance Gene Confer Resistance to Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria in the Field Brian Staskawicz, Doug Dalhbeck, Walter Gassmann, Mary Beth Mudgett, Olga Chesnokova, Jeff Jones, and Robert Stall

The Use of a proU-gfp Transcriptional Fusion to Quantify Water Stress on the Leaf Surface Gwyn A. Beattie and Catherine A. Axtel

Characterizing the Microhabitats of Bacteria on Leaves Steven Lindow, Jean-Michel Monier, Johan H.J. Leveau

Integrating Findings from the Lab and Field: Toward Understanding the Biology of Pseudomonas syringae - Plant Interactions Susan S. Hirano and Christen D. Upper

Positive and Negative Cross-Communication Among Rhizobacteria Leland S. Pierson, Elizabeth A. Pierson and Joanne E. Morello

Novel Plant-Microbe Relationships

Life in Grasses: Interactions of Diazotrophic Endophytes and Rice Sonja Wiese, Jörg Plessl, Thomas Hurek and Barbara Reinhold-Hurek

Biochemical Bases of Marine Plant-Microbe Interactions: Novel Evidence on the Evolution of Plant Immunity B. Kloareg, K. Bouarab, F. Adas, G. Pohnert, J.-P. Salaün and P. Potin

Improving Root Colonization by Pseudomonas Inoculants Ben Lugtenberg, Guido Bloemberg, Annouschka Bolwerk, Margarita Camacho, Thomas Chin-A-Woeng, Linda Dekkers, Lev Kravchenko, Irene Kuiper, Ellen Lagendijk, Anastasia Lagopodi, Ine Mulders, Monique Radjkoemar-Bansraj, Sietske Tuinman, Sandra de Weert and André Wijfjes

Cell Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions

Macromolecular Trafficking Within and Between Plant Cells as Revealed by Virus Movement Proteins Sondra G. Lazarowitz, Roisin C. McGarry, Janet E. Hill, Yoshimi D. Barron, Daniel Gold, Miguel F. Carvalho, Anton A. Sanderfoot, Brian M. Ward

Multi-Color Confocal Imaging Stephen W. Paddock

FISH on Pachytene Chromosomes of Medicago truncatula Olga Kulikova, René Geurts, J. Hans de Jong, and Ton Bisseling 

Functional Genomics and Biotechnology

Comparative Analyses of Enterobacterial Genomes Nicole T. Perna, Guy Plunkett III, Valerie Burland, Bob Mau, Jeremy D. Glasner, Jihyun F. Kim* and Frederick R. Blattner

The Complete Genome Sequence of Ralstonia solanacearum Reveals Over 200 Candidate Pathogenicity Genes M. Salanoubat, S. Genin, F. Artiguenave, J. Gouzy, S. Mangenot, M. Arlat, A. Billault, P. Brottier, J.C. Camus, L. Cattolico, M. Chandler, N. Choisne, C. Claudel-Renard, S. Cunnac, N. Demange, C. Gaspin, M. Lavie, A. Moisan, C. Robert, P. Thébault, W. Saurin, T. Schiex, P. Siguier, M. Whalen, P. Wincker, M. Levy, J. Weissenbach, and C.A. Boucher

The Sequencing of Bacterial Plant Pathogen Genomes by the Organization for Nucleotide Sequencing and Analysis (ONSA) in São Paulo, Brazil Claudia B. Monteiro-Vitorello and the Organization for Nucleotide Sequencing and Analysis (ONSA/FAPESP)

Genome Wide Analysis of Fungal Pathogenicity to Plants B. Gillian Turgeon and O. C. Yoder

Bioinformatic Tools for Functional Genomics Michael Gribskov

Comparative Genomics of the Symbiosis Island of Mesorhizobium loti Clive W. Ronson, John T. Sullivan, Jodi R. Trzebiatowski, Jerome Gouzy, and Frans J. de Bruijn

Applying the Sequence-to-Phenotype Functional Genomics Paradigm to Phytophthora Trudy A. Torto, Antonino Testa, Allison Styer, William R. Morgan, Diane Kinney, Edgar Huitema, Walid Hamada, Shujing Dong, and Sophien Kamoun

Transgenic Rice in the Field and Beyond S. K. Datta, N. Baisakh, J. Tu, N. N. Narayanan, S. Balachandran, L. Torrizo, E. Abrigo, N. Oliva, M. Arboleda, K. Datta

Teaching Courses in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Caitilyn Allen

Subject-Author Index

Publish Date: 2002
Format: 6" x 9" hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-9654625-2-5
Pages: 376
Images: 49 black and white images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

Edited by Sally A. Leong, Caitilyn Allen, and Eric W. Triplett

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