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

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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.


Tobacco Mosaic Virus Cucumber Mosaic Virus Incompatible Interaction Alfalfa Mosaic Virus Tobacco Mosaic Virus Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gorlaeus LaboratoriesLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.MÖGEN Int.LeidenThe Netherlands

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