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- Plant Fungal Pathogens
- Molecular techniques for pathogen identification and fungus detection in the environment
- Fungal Plant Pathogens
- Proteomics of Plant Pathogenic Fungi
Dramatic increase in confocal microscopy observation output has been gained by optimization of a simple trypan blue and aniline blue dual-stain and its application to two model pathosystems: Pseudoperonospora cubensiscucumber and Phytophthora infestans-tomato.
Plant Fungal Pathogens
Over the course of evolution, fungi have adapted to occupy specific niches, from symbiotically inhabiting the flora of the intestinal tract of mammals to saprophytic growth on leaf litter resting on the forest floor. In Plant Fungal Pathogens: Methods and Protocols , expert researchers in the field detail many of the methods which are now commonly used to study fungal plant pathogens. Authoritative and practical, Plant Fungal Pathogens: Methods and Protocols seeks to aid scientists in the further study in current techniques that cover a wide-range of methods to study molecular aspects of pathogenesis. This is specially aimed at researchers new to the molecular biology field. Hyde, Fungal Diversity, Vol. Skip to main content Skip to table of contents.
Plant pathogenic fungi cause important yield losses in crops. In order to develop efficient and environmental friendly crop protection strategies, molecular studies of the fungal biological cycle, virulence factors, and interaction with its host are necessary. For that reason, several approaches have been performed using both classical genetic, cell biology, and biochemistry and the modern, holistic, and high-throughput, omic techniques. This work briefly overviews the tools available for studying Plant Pathogenic Fungi and is amply focused on MS-based Proteomics analysis, based on original papers published up to December At a methodological level, different steps in a proteomic workflow experiment are discussed. Separate sections are devoted to fungal descriptive intracellular, subcellular, extracellular and differential expression proteomics and interactomics. From the work published we can conclude that Proteomics, in combination with other techniques, constitutes a powerful tool for providing important information about pathogenicity and virulence factors, thus opening up new possibilities for crop disease diagnosis and crop protection.
Most of these fungi have a complex life cycle, with up to five spore stages, which is completed on two different hosts. They have a biotrophic lifestyle and may be propagated by asymptomatic plant material, complicating their detection and identification. A bioinformatics approach, based on whole genome comparison, was used to identify genome regions that are unique to the white pine blister rust fungus, Cronartium ribicola , the poplar leaf rust fungi Melampsora medusae and Melampsora larici-populina or to members of either the Cronartium and Melampsora genera. Species- and genus-specific real-time PCR assays, targeting these unique regions, were designed with the aim of detecting each of these five taxonomic groups. In total, twelve assays were developed and tested over a wide range of samples, including different spore types, different infected plant parts on the pycnio-aecial or uredinio-telial host, and captured insect vectors. One hundred percent detection accuracy was achieved for the three targeted species and two genera with either a single assay or a combination of two assays.
Molecular techniques for pathogen identification and fungus detection in the environment
Series : Principles and Protocols Series. This is a book that clearly merits a place in plant health laboratories worldwide, and many of numerous protocols included could be used by technical staff or others without in-depth plant pathological or mycological training. Charles Lane is a senior plant pathologist at FSL. Ltd based in York with over 25 years experience in the diagnosis of fungal plant pathogens. Following a Ph. Since then he has predominantly worked on the identification of quarantine fungi such as Colletotrichum, Monilinia, Alternaria, Phytophthora and Hymenoscyphus.
Plant or fungal sequences? The analysis of the products demonstrated most samples were a molecular mixture as a result of unsuccessful and non-specific amplifications. Among the obtained sequences, two were from Basidiomycota fungi. Homologous sequences of Basidiomycota were obtained from GenBank database and added to a data set with sequences from Drosera leaves. Parsimony analysis demonstrated that one sequence was amplified from an Ustilaginomycetes fungus, and another from a Heterobasidiomycetes. Possibly these fungi were associated to leaves of Drosera , and not because of samples contamination. In order to provide optimization and a better specificity of PCR polymerase chain reaction , a very successful method was demonstrated using dimethyl sulfoxide DMSO and bovine serum albumin BSA in reactions.
Fungal Plant Pathogens
Yeasts such as Aureobasidium pullulans are unicellular fungi that occur in all environments and play important roles in biotechnology, medicine, food and beverage production, research, and agriculture. In the latter, yeasts are explored as biocontrol agents for the control of plant pathogenic fungi e. Eventually, such yeasts must be evaluated under field conditions, but such trials require a lot of time and resources and are often difficult to control. Experimental systems of intermediate complexity, between in vitro Petri dish assays and field trials, are thus required.
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The plant secretome is usually considered in the frame of proteomics, aiming at characterizing extracellular proteins, their biological roles and the mechanisms accounting for their secretion in the extracellular space. In this review, we aim to highlight recent results pertaining to secretion through the conventional and unconventional protein secretion pathways notably those involving plant exosomes or extracellular vesicles. Furthermore, plants are well known to actively secrete a large array of different molecules from polymers e.
Preprints can only be considered for a publication if they are neither published nor under consideration in another journal. It also publishes review papers devoted to methods used in both fields. It primarily publishes in the areas of genetics and heredity, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, ecology, evolutionary biology, marine and freshwater biology and cell biology.
Proteomics of Plant Pathogenic Fungi
FR, Franklinstrasse 29, Berlin, Germany. Many species of fungi can cause disease in plants, animals and humans. Accurate and robust detection and quantification of fungi is essential for diagnosis, modeling and surveillance. Also direct detection of fungi enables a deeper understanding of natural microbial communities, particularly as a great many fungi are difficult or impossible to cultivate.
Over the course of evolution, fungi have adapted to occupy specific niches, from symbiotically inhabiting the flora of the intestinal tract of mammals to saprophytic growth on leaf litter resting on the forest floor. In Plant Fungal Pathogens: Methods and Protocols , expert researchers in the field detail many of the methods which are now commonly used to study fungal plant pathogens. Authoritative and practical, Plant Fungal Pathogens: Methods and Protocols seeks to aid scientists in the further study in current techniques that cover a wide-range of methods to study molecular aspects of pathogenesis. This is specially aimed at researchers new to the molecular biology field.
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