Viral Genes and Plant Pathogenesis

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Twenty papers presented at a symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, October 1989, organized and funded by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Offers a spectrum of approaches to research on plant virus genes and gene products, particularly as they relate to plant disease. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461280064
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 215
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Induction of Host Genes by the Hypersensitive Response of Tobacco to Virus Infection.- Coat Protein Mediated Resistance in Transgenic Plants.- Structure and Functions of Tobacco Mosaic Virus RNA.- Relationship of Tobacco Mosaic Virus Gene Expression to Movement Within the Plant.- The Cell to Cell Movement of Viruses in Plants.- Summary and Concluding Remarks by the First Session Chairman.- Transgenic Host Response to Gene VI of Two Caulimoviruses.- The Use of 35S RNA as Either Messenger or Replicative Intermediate Might Control the Cauliflower Mosaic Virus Replication Cycle.- Gene VI of Figwort Mosaic Virus Activates Expression of Internal Cistrons of the Full-Length Polycistronic RNA Transcript.- Molecular Genetics of Tomato Golden Mosaic Virus Replication: Progress Toward Defining Gene Functions, Transcription Units And The Origin Of Dna Replication.- Summary and Concluding Remarks by the Second Session Chairman.- Organization and Expression of Potyviral Genes.- Expression Of The Potyvirus Genome: The Role Of Proteolytic Processing.- Summary and Concluding Remarks by the Third Session Chairman.- Molecular Biology of Bromo Virus Replication and Host Specificity.- Genetic Mapping of Cucumber Mosaic Virus.- Mutational Analysis of Viroid Pathogenicity and Movement.- Use of Plant Virus Satellite RNA Sequences to Control Gene Expression.- Infectious Synthetic Transcripts of Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus RNAs and Their use in Investigating Structure-Function Relations.- Concluding Comments and Reflections on Current Trends in Plant Virology by the Fourth Session Chairman.- Index of Contributors.

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