Induction of Plant Genes by Compatible and Incompatible Virus-Plant Interactions

  • Huub J. M. Linthorst
  • Ben J. C. Cornelissen
  • Jan A. L. van Kan
  • Miranda van de Rhee
  • Ralph L. J. Meuwissen
  • Maite T. González Jaén
  • John F. Bol
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 41)

Abstract

cDNAs were cloned to one host mRNA induced by a compatible virus-plant interaction and several host mRNAs induced by an incompatible virus-plant interaction. Regulatory sequences in two of the corresponding genes were analysed and three of the inducible genes were constitutively expressed in transgenic tobacco to test a putative role of the encoded proteins in defence mechanisms.

Keywords

Maize Polypeptide Hull Amylase Salicylate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huub J. M. Linthorst
    • 1
  • Ben J. C. Cornelissen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jan A. L. van Kan
    • 1
  • Miranda van de Rhee
    • 1
  • Ralph L. J. Meuwissen
    • 1
  • Maite T. González Jaén
    • 1
  • John F. Bol
    • 1
  1. 1.Gorlaeus LaboratoriesLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.MÖGEN Int.LeidenThe Netherlands

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