Translational biology of nematode effectors. Or, to put it another way, functional analysis of effectors – what’s the point?
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There has been a huge amount of work put into identifying and characterising effectors from plant-parasitic nematodes in recent years. Although this work has provided insights into the mechanisms by which nematodes can infect plants, the potential translational outputs of much of this research are not always clear. This short article will summarise how developments in effector biology have allowed, or will allow, new control strategies to be developed, drawing on examples from nematology and from other pathosystems.
Mantelin , S , Thorpe , P & Jones , J T 2017 , ' Translational biology of nematode effectors. Or, to put it another way, functional analysis of effectors – what’s the point? ' , Nematology , vol. 19 , no. 3 , pp. 251-261 . https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00003048
© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2017. This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the author created, accepted version manuscript following peer review and may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at: https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00003048
DescriptionThe James Hutton Institute receives funding from the Scottish Government. This work benefited from interactions funded through COST FA1208.
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