Experts and Doctors on genetic complementation test in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


Locale: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Topic: genetic complementation test

Top Publications

  1. Sole M, Popa C, Mith O, Sohn K, Jones J, Deslandes L, et al. The awr gene family encodes a novel class of Ralstonia solanacearum type III effectors displaying virulence and avirulence activities. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:941-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Our work demonstrates that AWR, which show no similarity to any protein with known function, can specify either virulence or avirulence in the interaction of R. solanacearum with its plant hosts. ..
  2. Panicot M, Minguet E, Ferrando A, Alcázar R, Blázquez M, Carbonell J, et al. A polyamine metabolon involving aminopropyl transferase complexes in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2002;14:2539-51 pubmed
    ..Our data demonstrate the existence of a metabolon involving at least the last two steps of polyamine biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. ..
  3. Cordeiro T, Garcia J, Pons J, Aznar S, Juárez A, Pons M. A single residue mutation in Hha preserving structure and binding to H-NS results in loss of H-NS mediated gene repression properties. FEBS Lett. 2008;582:3139-44 pubmed publisher
  4. Ibanez E, Gimenez R, Pedraza T, Baldoma L, Aguilar J, Badia J. Role of the yiaR and yiaS genes of Escherichia coli in metabolism of endogenously formed L-xylulose. J Bacteriol. 2000;182:4625-7 pubmed
    ..Similarity of YiaR to several 3-epimerases suggested that this protein could catalyze the conversion of L-xylulose-5-phosphate into L-ribulose-5-phosphate, thus completing the pathway between L-xylulose and the general metabolism. ..
  5. Carretero Paulet L, Cairó A, Talavera D, Saura A, Imperial S, Rodríguez Concepción M, et al. Functional and evolutionary analysis of DXL1, a non-essential gene encoding a 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate synthase like protein in Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene. 2013;524:40-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide with the first evidences of functional specialization at both the regulatory and biochemical level within the plant DXS family. ..
  6. Merino S, Bouamama L, Knirel Y, Senchenkova S, Regu M, Tom s J. Aeromonas surface glucan attached through the O-antigen ligase represents a new way to obtain UDP-glucose. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35707 pubmed publisher
  7. Monteiro F, Sole M, van Dijk I, Valls M. A chromosomal insertion toolbox for promoter probing, mutant complementation, and pathogenicity studies in Ralstonia solanacearum. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:557-68 pubmed publisher
    ..These novel genetic tools will be particularly useful for the construction of recombinant bacteria that maintain inserted genes or reporter fusions in competitive situations (i.e., during plant infection)...
  8. Aquilini E, Azevedo J, Jimenez N, Bouamama L, Tomas J, Regue M. Functional identification of the Proteus mirabilis core lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis genes. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:4413-24 pubmed publisher
    ..In both strains, most of these genes were found in the so-called waa gene cluster, although one common core biosynthetic gene (wabO) was found outside this cluster...
  9. Busquets A, Keim V, Closa M, del Arco A, Boronat A, Arró M, et al. Arabidopsis thaliana contains a single gene encoding squalene synthase. Plant Mol Biol. 2008;67:25-36 pubmed publisher

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  1. Burgos R, Pich O, Ferrer Navarro M, Baseman J, Querol E, Piñol J. Mycoplasma genitalium P140 and P110 cytadhesins are reciprocally stabilized and required for cell adhesion and terminal-organelle development. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:8627-37 pubmed
  2. Araújo S, Aslam H, Tear G, Casanova J. mummy/cystic encodes an enzyme required for chitin and glycan synthesis, involved in trachea, embryonic cuticle and CNS development--analysis of its role in Drosophila tracheal morphogenesis. Dev Biol. 2005;288:179-93 pubmed
    ..We discuss the implications of these new data in the mechanism of size control in the Drosophila trachea. ..
  3. Munoz I, Ruiz A, Marquina M, Barceló A, Albert A, Arino J. Functional characterization of the yeast Ppz1 phosphatase inhibitory subunit Hal3: a mutagenesis study. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:42619-27 pubmed
    ..In contrast, the mutation of His378 did not. This finding suggests that Hal3 may have both Ppz1-dependent and independent functions involving different structural elements. ..
  4. Carretero Paulet L, Ahumada I, Cunillera N, Rodríguez Concepción M, Ferrer A, Boronat A, et al. Expression and molecular analysis of the Arabidopsis DXR gene encoding 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate reductoisomerase, the first committed enzyme of the 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate pathway. Plant Physiol. 2002;129:1581-91 pubmed
    ..Our results are consistent with the participation of the Arabidopsis DXR gene in the control of the 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate pathway. ..
  5. Alves Rodrigues I, Mas A, Diez J. Xenopus Xp54 and human RCK/p54 helicases functionally replace yeast Dhh1p in brome mosaic virus RNA replication. J Virol. 2007;81:4378-80 pubmed
    ..This functional conservation, together with the common replication strategies of positive-stranded RNA viruses, suggests that RCK/p54 may also play a role in the replication of positive-stranded RNA viruses that infect humans. ..
  6. Roca I, Torrents E, Sahlin M, Gibert I, Sj berg B. NrdI essentiality for class Ib ribonucleotide reduction in Streptococcus pyogenes. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:4849-58 pubmed publisher
    ..The NrdI* flavodoxin may play a more direct role in ribonucleotide reduction by the NrdF*I*E* system. We discuss the possibility that the nrdF*I*E* operon has been horizontally transferred to S. pyogenes from Mycoplasma spp...
  7. Querol J, Campos N, Imperial S, Boronat A, Rodr guez Concepci n M. Functional analysis of the Arabidopsis thaliana GCPE protein involved in plastid isoprenoid biosynthesis. FEBS Lett. 2002;514:343-6 pubmed
    ..coli strain, indicating the plant protein is a true functional homologue of the bacterial gcpE gene product...
  8. Nieto J, Madrid C, Miquelay E, Parra J, Rodr guez S, Ju rez A. Evidence for direct protein-protein interaction between members of the enterobacterial Hha/YmoA and H-NS families of proteins. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:629-35 pubmed
  9. Lumbreras V, Alba M, Kleinow T, Koncz C, Pages M. Domain fusion between SNF1-related kinase subunits during plant evolution. EMBO Rep. 2001;2:55-60 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that evolution of AKINbetagamma reflects a unique function of SNF1-related protein kinases in plant glucose and stress signalling. ..
  10. Wilhelms M, Fulton K, Twine S, Tomas J, Merino S. Differential glycosylation of polar and lateral flagellins in Aeromonas hydrophila AH-3. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:27851-62 pubmed publisher
  11. Cortes A, Huertas D, Fanti L, Pimpinelli S, Marsellach F, Pina B, et al. DDP1, a single-stranded nucleic acid-binding protein of Drosophila, associates with pericentric heterochromatin and is functionally homologous to the yeast Scp160p, which is involved in the control of cell ploidy. EMBO J. 1999;18:3820-33 pubmed
    ..Expression of DDP1 complements a Deltascp160 deletion in yeast. These results are discussed in view of the possible contribution of DNA structure to the structural organization of pericentric heterochromatin. ..
  12. Merino S, Gavin R, Vilches S, Shaw J, Tomas J. A colonization factor (production of lateral flagella) of mesophilic Aeromonas spp. is inactive in Aeromonas salmonicida strains. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:663-7 pubmed
    ..A pathogenic characteristic of mesophilic aeromonads (lateral flagella) is abolished in this specialized pathogen with a narrow host range. ..
  13. Becam I, Fiuza U, Arias A, Milan M. A role of receptor Notch in ligand cis-inhibition in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 2010;20:554-60 pubmed publisher