Works (10)

Updated: July 5th, 2023 16:00

2020 journal article

Engineering Cercospora disease resistance via expression of Cercospora nicotianae cercosporin-resistance genes and silencing of cercosporin production in tobacco

PLOS ONE, 15(3), e0230362.

By: E. Thomas n, S. Herrero n, H. Eng n, N. Gomaa n, J. Gillikin n, R. Noar n, A. Beseli n, M. Daub n

Ed(s): R. Wilson

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / drug effects; Ascomycota / genetics; Disease Resistance / drug effects; Disease Resistance / genetics; Drug Resistance, Fungal / drug effects; Drug Resistance, Fungal / genetics; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal / drug effects; Gene Silencing / drug effects; Genes, Fungal; Genetic Engineering; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / pharmacology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Tobacco / microbiology; Transformation, Genetic; Transgenes
TL;DR: It is concluded that expression of fungal cercosporin autoresistance genes as well as silencing of the cercsporin pathway are both effective strategies for engineering resistance to Cercospora diseases where cercOSporin plays a critical role. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: June 8, 2020

2015 journal article

Membrane transporters in self resistance of Cercospora nicotianae to the photoactivated toxin cercosporin

Current Genetics, 61(4), 601–620.

By: A. Beseli n, A. Amnuaykanjanasin*, S. Herrero n, E. Thomas n & M. Daub n

author keywords: Perylenequinone; Photosensitizer resistance; ABC transporter; MFS transporter; Targeted gene disruption; CRG1; CnATR1; CnCFP
MeSH headings : ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters / genetics; ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters / metabolism; Antifungal Agents / metabolism; Antifungal Agents / pharmacology; Drug Resistance, Fungal / genetics; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Fungal Proteins / metabolism; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal; Gene Targeting; Membrane Transport Proteins / genetics; Membrane Transport Proteins / metabolism; Neurospora crassa / drug effects; Neurospora crassa / genetics; Neurospora crassa / metabolism; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / metabolism; Perylene / pharmacology; Photosensitizing Agents / metabolism; Photosensitizing Agents / pharmacology; Phylogeny; Saccharomycetales / classification; Saccharomycetales / drug effects; Saccharomycetales / genetics; Saccharomycetales / metabolism; Singlet Oxygen / metabolism; Uracil / metabolism; Zinc / metabolism
TL;DR: It is concluded that cercosporin autoresistance in Cercospora is mediated by multiple genes, and that the fungus compensates for mutations by up-regulation of other resistance genes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Methods for Cercospora coffeicola protoplast isolation and genetic transformation with the green fluorescent protein

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PATHOLOGY, 139(2), 235–238.

By: A. Coelho Souza, S. Herrero n, L. Maffia* & M. Daub n

author keywords: Brown eye spot; Coffea arabica L.; Leaf spot
TL;DR: A protocol for isolating protoplasts as well as development of a genetic transformation system using Green Fluorescent Protein are reported for C. coffeicola. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 review

Reactive Oxygen Species in Plant Pathogenesis: The Role of Perylenequinone Photosensitizers

[Review of ]. ANTIOXIDANTS & REDOX SIGNALING, 19(9), 970–989.

By: M. Daub n, S. Herrero n & K. Chung*

MeSH headings : Apoptosis; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Necrosis; Oxidation-Reduction; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / metabolism; Photosensitizing Agents / metabolism; Plant Diseases / etiology; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plants / genetics; Plants / metabolism; Quinones / metabolism; Reactive Oxygen Species / metabolism
TL;DR: Recent studies show commonalities between resistance mechanisms in perylenequinone-producing fungi with extensive studies of ¹O₂ and oxidative stress responses in photosynthetic organisms, which hold promise both for improved medical use and for engineering crop plants for disease resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Identification and characterization of a pyridoxal reductase involved in the vitamin B6 salvage pathway in Arabidopsis

PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 76(1-2), 157–169.

By: S. Herrero n, E. Gonzalez n, J. Gillikin n, H. Velez n & M. Daub n

author keywords: Vitamin B6; Pyridoxal phosphate; Pyridoxine; Pyridoxal reductase; B6 salvage pathway; Arabidopsis; Abiotic stress
MeSH headings : Alcohol Oxidoreductases / genetics; Alcohol Oxidoreductases / metabolism; Amino Acid Sequence; Arabidopsis / genetics; Arabidopsis / metabolism; Arabidopsis Proteins / genetics; Arabidopsis Proteins / metabolism; Biocatalysis; Biosynthetic Pathways / genetics; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Immunoblotting; Isoenzymes / genetics; Isoenzymes / metabolism; Mannitol / pharmacology; Molecular Sequence Data; Mutation; NADP / metabolism; Plant Roots / drug effects; Plant Roots / genetics; Plant Roots / growth & development; Pyridoxal / metabolism; Pyridoxine / metabolism; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sequence Homology, Amino Acid; Sodium Chloride / pharmacology; Sucrose / pharmacology; Vitamin B 6 / biosynthesis
TL;DR: This work reports the first report of a pyridoxal reductase in the vitamin B6 salvage pathway in plants, identified in Arabidopsis based on sequence homology with the protein in yeast. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Genetic manipulation of Vitamin B-6 biosynthesis in tobacco and fungi uncovers limitations to up-regulation of the pathway

PLANT SCIENCE, 172(3), 609–620.

By: S. Herrero n & M. Daub n

author keywords: genetic engineering; pyridoxine; pyridoxal phosphate; SNZ; YaaD
TL;DR: The results suggest that genetic manipulation of the Vitamin B-6 biosynthetic pathway is possible but is limited by regulation of endogenous genes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Identification of genes differentially expressed in the phytopathogenic fungus Cercospora nicotianae between cercosporin toxin-resistant and -susceptible strains

FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 275(2), 326–337.

By: S. Herrero n, A. Amnuaykanjanasin n & M. Daub n

author keywords: cercosporin resistance; suppressive subtractive hybridization; Cercospora
MeSH headings : Ascomycota / drug effects; Ascomycota / genetics; Ascomycota / metabolism; Drug Resistance, Fungal; Expressed Sequence Tags; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Fungal Proteins / metabolism; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal; Gene Library; Microbial Sensitivity Tests / methods; Molecular Sequence Data; Mutation; Nucleic Acid Hybridization / methods; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / pharmacology; Protein Kinase C / antagonists & inhibitors; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Tobacco / microbiology; Transcription Factors / genetics; Transcription Factors / metabolism
TL;DR: It is suggested that CRG1 regulates genes involved in pH responses in addition to those involved in toxin resistance and biosynthesis in Cercosporin-resistant wild-type and sensitive strain lacking a transcription factor that regulates resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 review

Photoactivated perylenequinone toxins in fungal pathogenesis of plants

[Review of ]. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 252(2), 197–206.

By: M. Daub n, S. Herrero n & K. Chung*

author keywords: plant disease; non-specific toxin; active oxygen; pyridoxine; zinc cluster transcription factor
MeSH headings : Ascomycota / genetics; Ascomycota / metabolism; Light; Molecular Structure; Mycotoxins / chemistry; Mycotoxins / metabolism; Mycotoxins / toxicity; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / chemistry; Perylene / metabolism; Perylene / toxicity; Photosensitizing Agents / toxicity; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Reactive Oxygen Species / metabolism
TL;DR: This review focuses on the well studied perylenequinone toxin, cercosporin, produced by species in the genus Cercospora, with the characterization of genes encoding a polyketide synthase and a major facilitator superfamily transporter representing the first and last steps of the biosynthetic pathway. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Molecular determinants influencing the inheritance of transgenic virus resistance in segregating tobacco families transformed with the nucleocapsid gene of tomato spotted wilt virus

MOLECULAR BREEDING, 7(2), 131–139.

By: S. Herrero n, R. Rufty n & M. Daub n

author keywords: breeding; disease resistance; tomato spotted wilt virus; tobacco; transgenic
TL;DR: Analysis of five segregating tobacco families transformed with sense or antisense copies of the TSWV nucleocapsid gene revealed that resistance was correlated with either two insertions in hemizygous plants or a single homozygous insertion, indicating that resistance is probably RNA-mediated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 journal article

Evaluation of tobacco germ plasm for resistance to the tobacco cyst nematode, Globodera tabacum solanacearum

PLANT DISEASE, 80(1), 61–65.

By: S. Herrero*, R. Rufty & K. Barker

author keywords: Nicotiana tabacum; screening
TL;DR: Results from these experiments indicate that nematode reproductive parameters may be used to evaluate tobacco germ plasm for resistance to G. t. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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