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A large family of AvrLm6-like genes in the apple and pear scab pathogens, Venturia inaequalis and venturia pirina

Shiller, J; Van de Wouw, A P; Taranto, Adam; Bowen, J K; Dubois, D; Robinson, A; Deng, C H; Plummer, K M

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Venturia inaequalis and V. pirina are Dothideomycete fungi that cause apple scab and pear scab disease, respectively. Whole genome sequencing of V. inaequalis and V. pirina isolates has revealed predicted proteins with sequence similarity to AvrLm6, a Leptosphaeria maculans effector that triggers a resistance response in Brassica napus and B. juncea carrying the resistance gene, Rlm6. AvrLm6-like genes are present as large families (>15 members) in all sequenced strains of V. inaequalis and V....[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98829
Source: Frontiers in Plant Science
DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00980

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