Experts and Doctors on lycopersicon esculentum in Ithaca, New York, United States


Locale: Ithaca, New York, United States
Topic: lycopersicon esculentum

Top Publications

  1. Abramovitch R, Martin G. AvrPtoB: a bacterial type III effector that both elicits and suppresses programmed cell death associated with plant immunity. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2005;245:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the "trump model" is proposed to explain how resistance proteins successfully elicit immunity-associated PCD in response to effectors that suppress PCD...
  2. Oh C, Martin G. Tomato 14-3-3 protein TFT7 interacts with a MAP kinase kinase to regulate immunity-associated programmed cell death mediated by diverse disease resistance proteins. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:14129-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Because TFT7 interacts with both SlMAPKKK? and SlMKK2 and also forms a homodimer, we propose that TFT7 may coordinately recruit these client proteins for efficient signal transfer, leading to PCD induction. ..
  3. Cong B, Barrero L, Tanksley S. Regulatory change in YABBY-like transcription factor led to evolution of extreme fruit size during tomato domestication. Nat Genet. 2008;40:800-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that the second major step in the evolution of extreme fruit size was the result of a regulatory change of a YABBY-like transcription factor (fasciated) that controls carpel number during flower and/or fruit development...
  4. Thipyapong P, Hunt M, Steffens J. Antisense downregulation of polyphenol oxidase results in enhanced disease susceptibility. Planta. 2004;220:105-17 pubmed
    ..While PPO B inducibility was the same in both compatible and incompatible interactions, PPO D, E and F were induced to higher levels and with different expression patterns in incompatible interactions. ..
  5. Wang Y, van Der Hoeven R, Nielsen R, Mueller L, Tanksley S. Characteristics of the tomato nuclear genome as determined by sequencing undermethylated EcoRI digested fragments. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;112:72-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Implications of the results for sequencing the genome of tomato and other solanaceous species are discussed...
  6. Newman S, Tantasawat P, Steffens J. Tomato polyphenol oxidase B is spatially and temporally regulated during development and in response to ethylene. Molecules. 2011;16:493-517 pubmed publisher
    ..It was shown that PPO B expression was tissue specific, developmentally regulated, ethylene induced, and localized predominantly to mitotic or apoptotic tissues. ..
  7. Durrett R, Nielsen R, York T. Bayesian estimation of genomic distance. Genetics. 2004;166:621-9 pubmed
    ..In the first case the most likely number of events is larger than the parsimony value. In the last two cases the parsimony solutions have very small probability. ..
  8. Lopez Casado G, Covey P, Bedinger P, Mueller L, Thannhauser T, Zhang S, et al. Enabling proteomic studies with RNA-Seq: The proteome of tomato pollen as a test case. Proteomics. 2012;12:761-74 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that RNA-Seq provides a cost-effective and robust platform for protein identification and will be increasingly valuable to the field of proteomics. ..
  9. Wu F, Eannetta N, Xu Y, Tanksley S. A detailed synteny map of the eggplant genome based on conserved ortholog set II (COSII) markers. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;118:927-35 pubmed publisher

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  1. Li L, Steffens J. Overexpression of polyphenol oxidase in transgenic tomato plants results in enhanced bacterial disease resistance. Planta. 2002;215:239-47 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate the importance of PPO-mediated phenolic oxidation in restricting plant disease development. ..
  2. Isaacson T, Kosma D, Matas A, Buda G, He Y, Yu B, et al. Cutin deficiency in the tomato fruit cuticle consistently affects resistance to microbial infection and biomechanical properties, but not transpirational water loss. Plant J. 2009;60:363-77 pubmed publisher
    ..The three cd mutations were mapped to different loci, and the cloning of CD2 revealed it to encode a homeodomain protein, which we propose acts as a key regulator of cutin biosynthesis in tomato fruit. ..
  3. Vrebalov J, Ruezinsky D, Padmanabhan V, White R, Medrano D, Drake R, et al. A MADS-box gene necessary for fruit ripening at the tomato ripening-inhibitor (rin) locus. Science. 2002;296:343-6 pubmed
    ..LeMADS-RIN demonstrates an agriculturally important function of plant MADS-box genes and provides molecular insight into nonhormonal (developmental) regulation of ripening. ..
  4. Nesbitt T, Tanksley S. Comparative sequencing in the genus Lycopersicon. Implications for the evolution of fruit size in the domestication of cultivated tomatoes. Genetics. 2002;162:365-79 pubmed
    ..2 genotypes in the subspecies--as tested by association genetic studies in the relatively small sample studied--suggesting the role of other fruit weight QTL in fruit weight variation in cerasiforme. ..
  5. Orsi C, Tanksley S. Natural variation in an ABC transporter gene associated with seed size evolution in tomato species. PLoS Genet. 2009;5:e1000347 pubmed publisher
    ..Cloning and characterization of the Sw4.1 QTL gives new insight into how plants change seed during evolution and may open future opportunities for modulating seed size in crop plants for human purposes. ..
  6. Bombarely A, Menda N, Tecle I, Buels R, Strickler S, Fischer York T, et al. The Sol Genomics Network ( growing tomatoes using Perl. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011;39:D1149-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Currently, over a hundred community annotators help curate the database. SGN can be accessed at ..
  7. Hoekenga O. Using metabolomics to estimate unintended effects in transgenic crop plants: problems, promises, and opportunities. J Biomol Tech. 2008;19:159-66 pubmed
    ..While most experimental examples come from tomato (Solanum lycoperiscum), analytical methods from all of systems biology are discussed. ..
  8. Wulf J, Pascuzzi P, Fahmy A, Martin G, Nicholson L. The solution structure of type III effector protein AvrPto reveals conformational and dynamic features important for plant pathogenesis. Structure. 2004;12:1257-68 pubmed publisher
    ..The AvrPto structure has a low stability that may facilitate chaperone-independent secretion by the TTSS...
  9. Lin N, Martin G. An avrPto/avrPtoB mutant of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 does not elicit Pto-mediated resistance and is less virulent on tomato. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:43-51 pubmed
    ..Our results indicate that AvrPto and AvrPtoB have phenotypically redundant avirulence activity on Pto-expressing tomato and additive virulence activities on susceptible tomato plants. ..
  10. Chung M, Vrebalov J, Alba R, Lee J, McQuinn R, Chung J, et al. A tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) APETALA2/ERF gene, SlAP2a, is a negative regulator of fruit ripening. Plant J. 2010;64:936-47 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that SlAP2a functions during normal tomato fruit ripening as a modulator of ripening activity and acts to balance the activities of positive ripening regulators. ..
  11. 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...
  12. Lin N, Martin G. Pto- and Prf-mediated recognition of AvrPto and AvrPtoB restricts the ability of diverse pseudomonas syringae pathovars to infect tomato. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2007;20:806-15 pubmed
  13. Zeng L, Velásquez A, Munkvold K, Zhang J, Martin G. A tomato LysM receptor-like kinase promotes immunity and its kinase activity is inhibited by AvrPtoB. Plant J. 2012;69:92-103 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we found that Bti9 and Pto interact with AvrPtoB in a structurally similar although not identical fashion, suggesting that Pto may have evolved as a molecular mimic of LysM-RLK kinase domains. ..
  14. He X, Anderson J, del Pozo O, Gu Y, Tang X, Martin G. Silencing of subfamily I of protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunits results in activation of plant defense responses and localized cell death. Plant J. 2004;38:563-77 pubmed publisher
    ..syringae and the fungal pathogen, Cladosporium fulvum. Thus, catalytic subunits of PP2Ac subfamily I act as negative regulators of plant defense responses likely by de-sensitizing protein phosphorylation cascades...
  15. Badel J, Nomura K, Bandyopadhyay S, Shimizu R, Collmer A, He S. Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 HopPtoM (CEL ORF3) is important for lesion formation but not growth in tomato and is secreted and translocated by the Hrp type III secretion system in a chaperone-dependent manner. Mol Microbiol. 2003;49:1239-51 pubmed
    ..Thus, HopPtoM is a type III effector that, among known plant pathogen effectors, is unusual in making a major contribution to the elicitation of lesion symptoms but not growth in host tomato leaves. ..
  16. Kim Y, Lin N, Martin G. Two distinct Pseudomonas effector proteins interact with the Pto kinase and activate plant immunity. Cell. 2002;109:589-98 pubmed
    ..Thus, two distinct bacterial effectors activate plant immunity by interacting with the same host protein kinase through a similar structural mechanism...
  17. Pattison R, Catalá C. Evaluating auxin distribution in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) through an analysis of the PIN and AUX/LAX gene families. Plant J. 2012;70:585-98 pubmed publisher
  18. Cavatorta J, Savage A, Yeam I, Gray S, Jahn M. Positive Darwinian selection at single amino acid sites conferring plant virus resistance. J Mol Evol. 2008;67:551-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicate that although both methods are surprisingly accurate in their identification of resistance sites, HyPhy appears to more accurately identify biologically significant amino acids using our data set. ..
  19. L pez Solanilla E, Bronstein P, Schneider A, Collmer A. HopPtoN is a Pseudomonas syringae Hrp (type III secretion system) cysteine protease effector that suppresses pathogen-induced necrosis associated with both compatible and incompatible plant interactions. Mol Microbiol. 2004;54:353-65 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations reveal that HopPtoN is a TTSS effector that can suppress plant cell death events in both compatible and incompatible interactions...
  20. Dileo M, Strahan G, den Bakker M, Hoekenga O. Weighted correlation network analysis (WGCNA) applied to the tomato fruit metabolome. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26683 pubmed publisher
    ..Our first application of WGCNA to tomato metabolomics data identified three major modules of metabolites that were associated with ripening-related traits and genetic background. ..
  21. Chen K, Cong B, Wing R, Vrebalov J, Tanksley S. Changes in regulation of a transcription factor lead to autogamy in cultivated tomatoes. Science. 2007;318:643-5 pubmed
    ..1 protein, but rather by a mutation in the Style2.1 promoter that results in a down-regulation of Style2.1 expression during flower development. ..
  22. Xu J, Earle E. High resolution physical mapping of 45S (5.8S, 18S and 25S) rDNA gene loci in the tomato genome using a combination of karyotyping and FISH of pachytene chromosomes. Chromosoma. 1996;104:545-50 pubmed
    ..Our protocol has potential in the construction of an integrated cytological, classical and molecular map of tomato. ..
  23. Wu F, Eannetta N, Xu Y, Plieske J, Ganal M, Pozzi C, et al. COSII genetic maps of two diploid Nicotiana species provide a detailed picture of synteny with tomato and insights into chromosome evolution in tetraploid N. tabacum. Theor Appl Genet. 2010;120:809-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore they will facilitate genetic research in the genus Nicotiana. ..
  24. Zhang X, Buehner N, Hutson A, Estes M, Mason H. Tomato is a highly effective vehicle for expression and oral immunization with Norwalk virus capsid protein. Plant Biotechnol J. 2006;4:419-32 pubmed
    ..These findings support the use of stabilized, dried tomato fruit for oral delivery of subunit vaccines. ..
  25. Morello J, Collmer A. Pseudomonas syringae HrpP Is a type III secretion substrate specificity switch domain protein that is translocated into plant cells but functions atypically for a substrate-switching protein. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:3120-31 pubmed publisher
    ..HrpP may function somewhat differently than YscP because the P. syringae T3SS pilus likely varies in length due to differing plant cell walls...
  26. Abramovitch R, Janjusevic R, Stebbins C, Martin G. Type III effector AvrPtoB requires intrinsic E3 ubiquitin ligase activity to suppress plant cell death and immunity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:2851-6 pubmed
    ..Overall, these data reveal a unique bacterial pathogenesis strategy, where AvrPtoB manipulates the host Ub system and requires intrinsic E3 Ub ligase activity to suppress plant immunity. ..
  27. Pedley K, Martin G. Identification of MAPKs and their possible MAPK kinase activators involved in the Pto-mediated defense response of tomato. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:49229-35 pubmed
    ..In vitro analysis demonstrated that LeMKK2 and LeMKK4 each phosphorylate the same subset of three MAPKs. Together these data provide biochemical evidence for the involvement of MAPK cascades in Pto-mediated resistance. ..
  28. Fouts D, Abramovitch R, Alfano J, Baldo A, Buell C, Cartinhour S, et al. Genomewide identification of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 promoters controlled by the HrpL alternative sigma factor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:2275-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Additional candidate effector genes, hopPtoA2, hopPtoB2, and an avrRps4 homolog, were preceded by Hrp promoter-like sequences, but these had HMM expectation values of relatively low significance and were not detectably activated by HrpL...
  29. Oh C, Pedley K, Martin G. Tomato 14-3-3 protein 7 positively regulates immunity-associated programmed cell death by enhancing protein abundance and signaling ability of MAPKKK {alpha}. Plant Cell. 2010;22:260-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide new insights into a role for 14-3-3 proteins in regulating immunity-associated PCD pathways in plants. ..
  30. Van Eck J, Kirk D, Walmsley A. Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum). Methods Mol Biol. 2006;343:459-73 pubmed
    ..We also provide protocols for molecular characterization of transgenic lines and batch processing tomato fruit. ..
  31. Yeats T, Howe K, Matas A, Buda G, Thannhauser T, Rose J. Mining the surface proteome of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit for proteins associated with cuticle biogenesis. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:3759-71 pubmed publisher
    ..This indicated a complex pattern of cuticle deposition, and models for cuticle biogenesis and restructuring are discussed. ..
  32. Mueller L, Solow T, Taylor N, Skwarecki B, Buels R, Binns J, et al. The SOL Genomics Network: a comparative resource for Solanaceae biology and beyond. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:1310-7 pubmed
  33. Martel C, Vrebalov J, Tafelmeyer P, Giovannoni J. The tomato MADS-box transcription factor RIPENING INHIBITOR interacts with promoters involved in numerous ripening processes in a COLORLESS NONRIPENING-dependent manner. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1568-79 pubmed publisher
  34. Thaler J, Agrawal A, Halitschke R. Salicylate-mediated interactions between pathogens and herbivores. Ecology. 2010;91:1075-82 pubmed
    ..We conclude with a predictive model for the expression of defense pathways and their consequences. ..
  35. Buda G, Isaacson T, Matas A, Paolillo D, Rose J. Three-dimensional imaging of plant cuticle architecture using confocal scanning laser microscopy. Plant J. 2009;60:378-85 pubmed publisher
    ..We also introduce 3D cuticle modeling based on reconstruction of serial optical sections, and describe its use in identification of several previously unreported features of the tomato fruit cuticle. ..
  36. Vallarino J, Yeats T, Maximova E, Rose J, Fernie A, Osorio S. Postharvest changes in LIN5-down-regulated plants suggest a role for sugar deficiency in cuticle metabolism during ripening. Phytochemistry. 2017;142:11-20 pubmed publisher
  37. Barry C, Giovannoni J. Ripening in the tomato Green-ripe mutant is inhibited by ectopic expression of a protein that disrupts ethylene signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:7923-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Identification of GR expands the current repertoire of ethylene signaling components in plants and provides a tool for further elucidation of ethylene response mechanisms and for controlling ethylene signal specificity in crop plants...
  38. 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
    ..These data suggest that AvrE1 acts within plant cells and promotes lesion formation and that the combined action of AvrE1 and HopM1 is particularly important in promoting bacterial growth in planta. ..
  39. Casteel C, Hansen A, Walling L, Paine T. Manipulation of plant defense responses by the tomato psyllid (Bactericerca cockerelli) and its associated endosymbiont Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35191 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these data suggest that the endosymbiont-like pathogen Lps manipulates plant signaling and defensive responses to benefit themselves and the success of their obligate insect vector on their host plant...
  40. Saladi M, Rose J, Cosgrove D, Catal C. Characterization of a new xyloglucan endotransglucosylase/hydrolase (XTH) from ripening tomato fruit and implications for the diverse modes of enzymic action. Plant J. 2006;47:282-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The biomechanical properties of plant walls were unaffected by incubation with SlXTH5, with or without XGOs, suggesting that XTHs do not represent primary cell wall-loosening agents. The possible roles of SlXTH5 in vivo are discussed...
  41. Barry C, McQuinn R, Thompson A, Seymour G, Grierson D, Giovannoni J. Ethylene insensitivity conferred by the Green-ripe and Never-ripe 2 ripening mutants of tomato. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:267-75 pubmed
    ..The phenotypic similarity and overlapping map location of these mutations suggest Gr and Nr-2 may be allelic and may possibly encode a novel component of the ethylene response pathway. ..
  42. Badel J, Charkowski A, Deng W, Collmer A. A gene in the Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato Hrp pathogenicity island conserved effector locus, hopPtoA1, contributes to efficient formation of bacterial colonies in planta and is duplicated elsewhere in the genome. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2002;15:1014-24 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that hopPtoA1 and hopPtoA2 contribute redundantly to the formation of P. syringae pv. tomato DC3000 colonies in Arabidopsis leaves. ..
  43. Liu Y, Roof S, Ye Z, Barry C, van Tuinen A, Vrebalov J, et al. Manipulation of light signal transduction as a means of modifying fruit nutritional quality in tomato. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:9897-902 pubmed
    ..These results suggest genes encoding components of light signal transduction machinery also influence fruit pigmentation and represent genetic tools for manipulation of fruit quality and nutritional value. ..
  44. Lin C, Mueller L, Mc Carthy J, Crouzillat D, P tiard V, Tanksley S. Coffee and tomato share common gene repertoires as revealed by deep sequencing of seed and cherry transcripts. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;112:114-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, both belong to the Asterid I clade of dicot plant families. Thus, the biology of coffee (family Rubiacaeae) and tomato (family Solanaceae) may be united into one common network of shared discoveries, resources and information...
  45. Kvitko B, Collmer A. Construction of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 mutant and polymutant strains. Methods Mol Biol. 2011;712:109-28 pubmed publisher
  46. Markel E, Maciak C, Butcher B, Myers C, Stodghill P, Bao Z, et al. An extracytoplasmic function sigma factor-mediated cell surface signaling system in Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 regulates gene expression in response to heterologous siderophores. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:5775-83 pubmed publisher
    ..syringae pyoverdine cluster. Additionally, we identified siderophores that induce the activity of PSPTO_1203 and used this information to investigate the functional components of the signal transduction cascade...
  47. Ku H, Vision T, Liu J, Tanksley S. Comparing sequenced segments of the tomato and Arabidopsis genomes: large-scale duplication followed by selective gene loss creates a network of synteny. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000;97:9121-6 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that these processes have led to the network of synteny revealed between tomato and Arabidopsis and predict that such networks of synteny will be common when making comparisons among higher plant taxa (e.g., families). ..
  48. Bombarely A, Rosli H, Vrebalov J, Moffett P, Mueller L, Martin G. A draft genome sequence of Nicotiana benthamiana to enhance molecular plant-microbe biology research. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:1523-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The sequence will also be useful for comparative genomics in the Solanaceae family as shown here by the discovery of microsynteny between N. benthamiana and tomato in the region encompassing the Pto and Prf genes...
  49. Yeats T, Buda G, Wang Z, Chehanovsky N, Moyle L, Jetter R, et al. The fruit cuticles of wild tomato species exhibit architectural and chemical diversity, providing a new model for studying the evolution of cuticle function. Plant J. 2012;69:655-66 pubmed publisher
    ..These results establish a model system for understanding the ecological and evolutionary functional genomics of plant cuticles...
  50. Cohn J, Martin G. Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato type III effectors AvrPto and AvrPtoB promote ethylene-dependent cell death in tomato. Plant J. 2005;44:139-54 pubmed publisher
    ..AvrPto and AvrPtoB therefore appear to promote enhanced disease in tomato leaves, in part, by upregulating genes involved in ethylene production...
  51. Ferreira A, Myers C, Gordon J, Martin G, Vencato M, Collmer A, et al. Whole-genome expression profiling defines the HrpL regulon of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000, allows de novo reconstruction of the Hrp cis clement, and identifies novel coregulated genes. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:1167-79 pubmed
    ..syringae genomes, and it supports subsequent identification of effectors and other factors that likely are important to the host-specific virulence of P. syringae. ..
  52. Fei Z, Joung J, Tang X, Zheng Y, Huang M, Lee J, et al. Tomato Functional Genomics Database: a comprehensive resource and analysis package for tomato functional genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011;39:D1156-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The suite of tools and interfaces in TFGD allow intelligent data mining of recently released and continually expanding large-scale tomato functional genomics data sets. TFGD is available at ..
  53. Wu F, Mueller L, Crouzillat D, P tiard V, Tanksley S. Combining bioinformatics and phylogenetics to identify large sets of single-copy orthologous genes (COSII) for comparative, evolutionary and systematic studies: a test case in the euasterid plant clade. Genetics. 2006;174:1407-20 pubmed publisher
    ..2) No whole-genome duplication event (i.e., polyploidization) occurred immediately prior to or after the radiation of either Solanaceae or Rubiaceae as has been recently suggested...
  54. Zhong S, Fei Z, Chen Y, Zheng Y, Huang M, Vrebalov J, et al. Single-base resolution methylomes of tomato fruit development reveal epigenome modifications associated with ripening. Nat Biotechnol. 2013;31:154-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Crop-improvement strategies could benefit by taking into account not only DNA sequence variation among plant lines, but also the information encoded in the epigenome...
  55. Soyk S, Lemmon Z, Oved M, Fisher J, Liberatore K, Park S, et al. Bypassing Negative Epistasis on Yield in Tomato Imposed by a Domestication Gene. Cell. 2017;169:1142-1155.e12 pubmed publisher
    ..Characterizing and neutralizing similar cases of negative epistasis could improve productivity in many agricultural organisms. VIDEO ABSTRACT. ..
  56. Rosebrock T, Zeng L, Brady J, Abramovitch R, Xiao F, Martin G. A bacterial E3 ubiquitin ligase targets a host protein kinase to disrupt plant immunity. Nature. 2007;448:370-4 pubmed
    ..Various wild species of tomato were found to exhibit immunity in response to AvrPtoB(1-387 )and not to full-length AvrPtoB. Thus, by acquiring an E3 ligase domain, AvrPtoB has thwarted a highly conserved host resistance mechanism. ..
  57. Nesbitt T, Tanksley S. fw2.2 directly affects the size of developing tomato fruit, with secondary effects on fruit number and photosynthate distribution. Plant Physiol. 2001;127:575-83 pubmed
    ..These observations indicate that the primary effect of fw2.2 is in controlling ovary and fruit size, and that other associated phenotypic effects are secondary. ..
  58. Oh H, Kvitko B, Morello J, Collmer A. Pseudomonas syringae lytic transglycosylases coregulated with the type III secretion system contribute to the translocation of effector proteins into plant cells. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:8277-89 pubmed
    ..The three Hrp-associated lytic transglycosylases in DC3000 appear to have overlapping functions in contributing to T3SS functions during infection. ..
  59. Wu F, Eannetta N, Xu Y, Durrett R, Mazourek M, Jahn M, et al. A COSII genetic map of the pepper genome provides a detailed picture of synteny with tomato and new insights into recent chromosome evolution in the genus Capsicum. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;118:1279-93 pubmed publisher
  60. Filiatrault M, Stodghill P, Myers C, Bronstein P, Butcher B, Lam H, et al. Genome-wide identification of transcriptional start sites in the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato str. DC3000. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e29335 pubmed publisher
  61. Wang Y, Garvin D, Kochian L. Nitrate-induced genes in tomato roots. Array analysis reveals novel genes that may play a role in nitrogen nutrition. Plant Physiol. 2001;127:345-59 pubmed
  62. Yeam I, Cavatorta J, Ripoll D, Kang B, Jahn M. Functional dissection of naturally occurring amino acid substitutions in eIF4E that confers recessive potyvirus resistance in plants. Plant Cell. 2007;19:2913-28 pubmed
    ..Overexpression of the Capsicum-eIF4E protein containing the G107R amino acid substitution in Solanum lycopersicum indicated that this polymorphism alone is sufficient for the acquisition of resistance against several TEV strains...