Gene Symbol: avrE1
Description: type III effector protein AvrE1
Alias: PSPTO1377, type III effector protein AvrE1
Species: Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato str. DC3000

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  1. Alfano J, Charkowski A, Deng W, Badel J, Petnicki Ocwieja T, van Dijk K, et al. The Pseudomonas syringae Hrp pathogenicity island has a tripartite mosaic structure composed of a cluster of type III secretion genes bounded by exchangeable effector and conserved effector loci that contribute to parasitic fitness and pathogenicity . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000;97:4856-61 pubmed
    ..Deletion of the Pto DC3000 EEL slightly reduces bacterial growth in tomato, whereas deletion of a large portion of the CEL strongly reduces growth and abolishes pathogenicity in tomato. ..
  2. Bogdanove A, Kim J, Wei Z, Kolchinsky P, Charkowski A, Conlin A, et al. Homology and functional similarity of an hrp-linked pathogenicity locus, dspEF, of Erwinia amylovora and the avirulence locus avrE of Pseudomonas syringae pathovar tomato. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998;95:1325-30 pubmed
    ..DspF and AvrF are small (16 kDa and 14 kDa) and acidic with predicted amphipathic alpha helices in their C termini; they resemble chaperones for virulence factors secreted by type III secretion systems of animal pathogens...
  3. Wei C, Kvitko B, Shimizu R, Crabill E, Alfano J, Lin N, et al. A Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 mutant lacking the type III effector HopQ1-1 is able to cause disease in the model plant Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant J. 2007;51:32-46 pubmed
    ..syringae pathovars are limited by the complex interactions of effector repertoires with plant anti-effector surveillance systems, and they demonstrate that N. benthamiana can be a useful model host for DC3000. ..
  4. Badel J, Shimizu R, Oh H, Collmer A. A Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato avrE1/hopM1 mutant is severely reduced in growth and lesion formation in tomato. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:99-111 pubmed
    ..The ACEL mutation affects three putative or known effector genes: avrE1, hopM1, and hopAA1-1. Comparison of genomic sequences of DC3000, P. syringae pv. phaseolicola 1448A, and P...
  5. DebRoy S, Thilmony R, Kwack Y, Nomura K, He S. A family of conserved bacterial effectors inhibits salicylic acid-mediated basal immunity and promotes disease necrosis in plants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:9927-32 pubmed
  6. Kvitko B, Park D, Vel squez A, Wei C, Russell A, Martin G, et al. Deletions in the repertoire of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 type III secretion effector genes reveal functional overlap among effectors. PLoS Pathog. 2009;5:e1000388 pubmed publisher