MSc Thesis Subjects Plant immune receptors

Evolution, structure and function of plant immune receptors.

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Build your own resistance genes

Closely related resistance genes can act against totally different pathogens and...

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Developing TRV-mediated Virus Induced Gene Silencing (VIGS) assay in potato roots for functional analysis of genes involved in nematode resistance and susceptibility

Plant viruses are able to elicit a form of posttranscriptional gene silencing...

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Molecular evolution of resistance genes in Solanaceae...

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Shine your light on the CC domain of Rx1

The potato Rx1 protein confers resistance to most Potato Virus X strains and has proven to be a valuable model for understanding R protein ...

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Solve the genetic puzzle and build a physical map of a resistance gene locus

The Grp1 locus confers broad-spectrum resistance to the potato cyst nematode species Globodera pallida and G. rostochiensis and is located in the GP21-GP179 interval on the short arm of chromosome ...

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Structural diversity and evolutionary relationships of homologues of the potato cyst nematode resistance gene H1

The resistance gene H1 confers resistance to the potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and is located at the distal...

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War of the worlds

How plants protect themselves against diverse pathogens. Plants have various mechanisms to protect themselves against pathogens. The first step in the defense signaling pathway often relies...

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What is the role of these Really Interesting New Genes in the resistance mechanism?

Evidence exists that RING finger motif proteins have a role in resistance. The presence of a family of 4 members with a high homology to RMA1 (a RING finger motif protein) on the 187 kb...

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