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Silencing of Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes by cosuppression

Hyewon Lee

Silencing of Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes by cosuppression

by Hyewon Lee

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agrobacterium tumefaciens.,
  • Oncogenic DNA viruses.,
  • Tumors, Plant -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hyewon Lee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15537687M

      Continuing this trend, Lee et al. utilized silencing of Agrobacterium oncogenes contained within the T-DNA to demonstrate that transgene sequences influence the effectiveness of PTGS and that sequences required for oncogene silencing must include a .   Agrobacterium tumefaciens can transfer part of its Ti plasmid, the T-DNA, to plant cells where it integrates into the nuclear genome via illegitimate recombination. Integration of the T-DNA results in small deletions of the plant target DNA, and may lead to truncation of the T-DNA borders and the production of filler DNA. We showed previously that T-DNA can also be transferred from A Cited by:

    Crown gall is a problem world wide and causes millions of dollars of damage each year in fruit and nut orchards, vineyards, and nurseries. We have proven that our Agrobacterium oncogene silencing strategy to produce plants resistant to crown gall is effective in a commercially important species (apple). Other than our oncogene silencing strategy, no effective means exists to prevent or cure. Early Transcription of Agrobacterium T-DNA Genes in Tobacco and Maize Soma 6. Narasimhulu,'i2 Xiao-bing Deng,' Rodrigo Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana and Stanton B. Gelvin4 We developed a sensitive procedure to investigate the kinetics of transcription of an Agrobacterium tumefaciens trans-Cited by:

      This is an animated video which describes the mechanism by which Agrobacterium tumefaciens transfers genes into plant cells and transforms them. Hyewon Lee for the degree of Master of Science in Microbiology presented on. Ap Title: Silencing of Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes by Cosuppression. Abstract approved: Walter Ream. We have developed crown-gall resistant transgenic plants capable of suppressing Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes.


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Silencing of Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes by cosuppression by Hyewon Lee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Often, expression of an untranslatable sense-strand transgene elicits sequence-specific destruction of both the mutant mRNA and the corresponding wild-type mRNA.

Here we show that cosuppression can block expression of A. tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes, resulting in plants that are resistant to gall induction by certain strains of A.

: Hyewon Lee. Silencing A. tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes is a new and effective method to produce plants resistant to crown gall disease. Crown gall tumors result from overproduction of auxin and cytokinin in plant cells transformed by Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Winans, ).Cited by:   A transgene encoding a translatable sense-strand RNA from the 5′ end of iaaM silenced the iaaM oncogene, but deletion of the translation start site abolished the ability of the transgene to silence iaaM.

Silencing A. tumefaciens T-DNA oncogenes is a new and effective method to produce plants resistant to crown gall disease.

The Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA gene 6b is an oncogene. The Agrobacterium tumefaciens virC1 gene product binds to overdrive, a T-DNA transfer enhancer. The Agrobacterium tumefaciens virE2 gene product is a single-stranded-DNA-binding protein that associates with T-DNA.

BACKGROUND. In this study, two vectors with short‐length chimeric transgenes were used to produce Prunus rootstocks resistant to crown gall disease through RNA‐interference‐mediated gene silencing of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens oncogenes ipt and iaaM.

RESULTS. Transgenic plum and apricot lines were produced with efficiencies of up to and % by: 3. Translation Start Sequences Affect the Efficiency of Silencing of Agrobacterium tumefaciens T-DNA Oncogenes Article (PDF Available) in Plant physiology (3) December with Reads.

In this article it is shown that the T-DNA of Agrobacterium tumefaciens contains besides the well-known cyt and aux genes another gene with an oncogenic effect in plants.

Agrobacterium tumefaciens Mediated Transformation. Gene transfer from bacteria to plants occurs naturally. The Ti plasmid is present in Agrobacterium cterium tumefaciens is a soil pathogen, a gram-negative bacterium which infects many species of plants causing a disease known as “crown gall”.It has two common species A.

tumefaciens and A. rhizogenes. Genetic transformation mediated by Agrobacterium involves the transfer of a DNA molecule (T-DNA) from the bacterium to the eukaryotic host cell, and its integration into the host genome.

Whereas extensive work has revealed the biological mechanisms governing the production, Agrobacterium-to-plant cell transport and nuclear import of the Agrobacterium T-DNA, the integration step remains Cited by: Agrobacterium rhizogenes is a pathogenic bacteria that causes hairy root disease by transferring bacterial DNA into the plant genome.

It is an essential tool for industry and research due to its capacity to produce genetically modified roots and whole organisms. Here, we identified and characterized small RNAs generated from the transfer DNA (T-DNA) of A. rhizogenes in hairy roots of common Cited by: 1.

Crown gall disease is an economically significant problem in fruit and nut orchards, vineyards, and nurseries worldwide. Tumors on stems and leaves result from excessive production of the phytohormones auxin and cytokinin in plant cells genetically transformed by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.

High phytohormone levels result from expression of three oncogenes transferred Cited by: Description: Agrobacterium is a plant pathogen which causes the “crown-gall” disease, a neoplastic growth that results from the transfer of a well-defined DNA segment (“transferred DNA”, or “T-DNA”) from the bacterial Ti (tumor-inducing) plasmid to the host cell, its integration into the host genome, and the expression of oncogenes.

Agrobacterium tumefaciens (updated scientific name Rhizobium radiobacter, synonym Agrobacterium radiobacter) is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over species of is a rod-shaped, Gram-negative soil bacterium.

Symptoms are caused by the insertion of a small segment of DNA (known as the T-DNA, for 'transfer DNA', not to be confused with tRNA Family: Rhizobiaceae.

Updated information of mechanisms for T-DNA transfer to plant cells by Agrobacterium tumefaciens is provided, focused on the role played by the different components of the virulence system. The general assessments for the establishment of efficient transformation protocols are discussed with an emphasis in the application of this methodology to monocotyledonous plants.

The pathogenicity is coded in genes within the T-DNA of its Ti (tumor-inducing plasmid). T-DNA containing plasmids are the most important transformation vectors of plants. The T-DNA (transferred DNA) is an about 21 kb segment of the Ti plasmid with two direct repeat flanks bordering the oncogenes (responsible for tumorigenesis in the wild type.

Genes present in the Agrobacterium T-DNA possess the cis motifs (e.g. TATA box, CAAT box, polyadenylation signal) required for expression in the eukaryotic plant are two general classes of genes in T-DNA: oncogenes and opine-related genes.

The oncogenes alter phytohormone synthesis and sensitivity in the infected cell, thus generating the tumor by:   Project Methods Transgenes trigger post-transcriptional gene silencing (PTGS), systemic sequencespecific destruction of transgene-encoded messenger RNA and other mRNAs that have sufficient sequence identity.

Double-stranded RNA molecules can induce PTGS. We created plants that silence A. tumefaciens oncogenes via PTGS. Silencing of iaam and ipt occurred at fold.

Twenty-five years ago the landmark paper by Mary-Dell Chilton et al. [1] demonstrated the presence of a small piece of bacterial plasmid DNA in the DNA isolated from crown gall tumors. These tumors, originally initiated on tobacco plants by the soil bacterium, Agrobacterium tumefaciens, were axenic, and these experiments therefore showed that the genetic basis of crown gall disease is the Cited by: Agrobacterium tumefaciens: From Plant Pathology to Biotechnology is divided into five sections.

The first section begins with when Erwin F. Smith began detailed work on crown gall and considered it to be a plant pathological by:   The plant pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens can induce crown gall tumours in a wide range of dicotyledonous plants. To be virulent an Agrobacterium strain must contain a Cited by:.

Agrobacterium tumefaciens VirC2 stimulates processing of single-stranded T-DNA that is translocated into plants to induce tumor formation, but how VirC2 functions is unclear. Here, we report the Å X-ray crystal structure of its trypsin-resistant C-terminal domain, VirC–, which reveals a form of the ribbon-helix-helix (RHH) DNA-binding fold contained within a single polypeptide by:   Major steps of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation process.

(1) Attachment of A. tumefaciens to the plant cells.(2) Sensing plant signals by A. tumefaciens and regulation of virulence genes in bacteria following transduction of the sensed signals.(3) Generation and transport of T-DNA and virulence proteins from the bacterial cells into plant by:   Animated Video created using Animaker - This video is made for our assignment in Technique of Molecular Biology.