MPMI Update 
July 1, 2010

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Dr. Gary Stacey, MPMI Editor-in-Chief
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In the July issue of MPMI, Lewsey et al. report that the Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) 2b protein, a known viral suppressor of RNA silencing, inhibited jasmonic acid signaling  but appeared to prime, through an unknown mechanism, induction of salicylic acid biosynthesis. The authors propose that CMV suppression of JA signaling may have evolved to favor aphid transmission of the virus. Read more...
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July MPMI Cover ImageSome rhizosphere-inhabiting pseudomonads release potent antifungal compounds such as 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol (DAPG) that help them protect crop plants from root diseases caused by pathogenic fungi. The epifluorescence microscopy images highlight the considerable heterogeneity of antifungal gene expression among individual cells of the representative plant-beneficial bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 forming a microcolony on a root hair of wheat. For the experiment, a CHA0 variant expressing two autofluorescent reporters was used. Read more...
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