ralstonia solanacearum

Summary

Summary: A species of Ralstonia previously classed in the genera PSEUDOMONAS and BURKHOLDERIA. It is an important plant pathogen.

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  1. Remenant B, Coupat Goutaland B, Guidot A, Cellier G, Wicker E, Allen C, et al. Genomes of three tomato pathogens within the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex reveal significant evolutionary divergence. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:379 pubmed publisher
    The Ralstonia solanacearum species complex includes thousands of strains pathogenic to an unusually wide range of plant species...
  2. Poussier S, Thoquet P, Trigalet Demery D, Barthet S, Meyer D, Arlat M, et al. Host plant-dependent phenotypic reversion of Ralstonia solanacearum from non-pathogenic to pathogenic forms via alterations in the phcA gene. Mol Microbiol. 2003;49:991-1003 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is a plant pathogenic bacterium that undergoes a spontaneous phenotypic conversion (PC) from a wild-type pathogenic to a non-pathogenic form...
  3. Brown D, Swanson J, Allen C. Two host-induced Ralstonia solanacearum genes, acrA and dinF, encode multidrug efflux pumps and contribute to bacterial wilt virulence. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:2777-86 pubmed publisher
    ..We created mutations in the Ralstonia solanacearum acrA and dinF genes, which encode putative MDRs in the broad-host-range plant pathogen...
  4. Plener L, Manfredi P, Valls M, Genin S. PrhG, a transcriptional regulator responding to growth conditions, is involved in the control of the type III secretion system regulon in Ralstonia solanacearum. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:1011-9 pubmed publisher
    The ability of Ralstonia solanacearum to cause disease in plants depends on its type III secretion system (T3SS)...
  5. Poueymiro M, Genin S. Secreted proteins from Ralstonia solanacearum: a hundred tricks to kill a plant. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2009;12:44-52 pubmed publisher
    ..This is certainly true for the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum which is estimated to export hundreds of proteins through several specialized protein secretion systems...
  6. Pan I, Li C, Su R, Cheng C, Lin C, Chan M. Ectopic expression of an EAR motif deletion mutant of SlERF3 enhances tolerance to salt stress and Ralstonia solanacearum in tomato. Planta. 2010;232:1075-86 pubmed publisher
    ..expression of pathogenesis-related protein genes such as PR1, PR2 and PR5, and enhanced tolerance to Ralstonia solanacearum. Furthermore, transgenic Arabidopsis and tomatoes constitutively expressing SlERF3?RD exhibited reduced ..
  7. Fall S, Mercier A, Bertolla F, Calteau A, Gueguen L, Perrière G, et al. Horizontal gene transfer regulation in bacteria as a "spandrel" of DNA repair mechanisms. PLoS ONE. 2007;2:e1055 pubmed
    ..time was initially addressed by an in silico approach using the complete genome sequence of the Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 strain...
  8. Arahal D, Llop P, Alonso M, Lopez M. In silico evaluation of molecular probes for detection and identification of Ralstonia solanacearum and Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2004;27:581-91 pubmed
  9. Yoshimochi T, Hikichi Y, Kiba A, Ohnishi K. The global virulence regulator PhcA negatively controls the Ralstonia solanacearum hrp regulatory cascade by repressing expression of the PrhIR signaling proteins. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:3424-8 pubmed publisher
    PhcA positively and negatively regulates many genes responsible for pathogenicity of Ralstonia solanacearum. The type III secretion system-encoding hrp regulon is one of the negatively controlled operons...

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  1. Stevens P, van Elsas J. Genetic and phenotypic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 strains obtained from Dutch waterways. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2010;97:171-88 pubmed publisher
    A novel set of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 isolates was obtained, at several sampling occasions, from Dutch waterways, sediment and bittersweet plants and their genetic and phenotypic diversity was investigated...
  2. Digonnet C, Martinez Y, Denancé N, Chasseray M, Dabos P, Ranocha P, et al. Deciphering the route of Ralstonia solanacearum colonization in Arabidopsis thaliana roots during a compatible interaction: focus at the plant cell wall. Planta. 2012;236:1419-31 pubmed publisher
    ..between the model plant, Arabidopsis thaliana, and the GMI1000 strain of the phytopathogenic bacterium, Ralstonia solanacearum, was investigated in an in vitro pathosystem...
  3. Sudakevitz D, Kostl nov N, Blatman Jan G, Mitchell E, Lerrer B, Wimmerov M, et al. A new Ralstonia solanacearum high-affinity mannose-binding lectin RS-IIL structurally resembling the Pseudomonas aeruginosa fucose-specific lectin PA-IIL. Mol Microbiol. 2004;52:691-700 pubmed publisher
    The plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum produces two lectins, each with different affinity to fucose. We described previously the properties and sequence of the first lectin, RSL (subunit M(r) 9...
  4. Occhialini A, Cunnac S, Reymond N, Genin S, Boucher C. Genome-wide analysis of gene expression in Ralstonia solanacearum reveals that the hrpB gene acts as a regulatory switch controlling multiple virulence pathways. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:938-49 pubmed
    A 70-mer oligonucleotide-based DNA microarray covering 5,074 of the 5,120 predicted genes from Ralstonia solanacearum has been generated and used to investigate the repertoire of genes that are under the control of the transcription ..
  5. Dahal D, Heintz D, Van Dorsselaer A, Braun H, Wydra K. Pathogenesis and stress related, as well as metabolic proteins are regulated in tomato stems infected with Ralstonia solanacearum. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2009;47:838-46 pubmed publisher
    ..systematically investigate the physiological response of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) to infection with Ralstonia solanacearum, causal agent of bacterial wilt...
  6. Zhou J, Zhang H, Yang Y, Zhang Z, Zhang H, Hu X, et al. Abscisic acid regulates TSRF1-mediated resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum by modifying the expression of GCC box-containing genes in tobacco. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:645-52 pubmed publisher
    ..TSRF1, activates the expression of GCC box-containing genes and significantly enhances the resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum in both tobacco and tomato plants...
  7. Liu H, Zhou X, Dong N, Liu X, Zhang H, Zhang Z. Expression of a wheat MYB gene in transgenic tobacco enhances resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum, and to drought and salt stresses. Funct Integr Genomics. 2011;11:431-43 pubmed publisher
    ..tobacco host plants, TaPIMP1 expressing plants displayed significantly enhanced resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum and exhibited improved tolerances to drought and salt stresses...
  8. Flores Cruz Z, Allen C. Necessity of OxyR for the hydrogen peroxide stress response and full virulence in Ralstonia solanacearum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:6426-32 pubmed publisher
    The plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum, which causes bacterial wilt disease, is exposed to reactive oxygen species (ROS) during tomato infection and expresses diverse oxidative stress response (OSR) genes during midstage disease on ..
  9. Huang J, Yan L, Lei Y, Jiang H, Ren X, Liao B. Expressed sequence tags in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea): discovery of genes in seed development and response to Ralstonia solanacearum challenge. J Plant Res. 2012;125:755-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we generated 63,234 ESTs from our 5 constructed peanut cDNA libraries of Ralstonia solanacearum challenged roots, R...
  10. Genin S, Brito B, Denny T, Boucher C. Control of the Ralstonia solanacearum Type III secretion system (Hrp) genes by the global virulence regulator PhcA. FEBS Lett. 2005;579:2077-81 pubmed publisher
    Expression of several virulence factors in the plant pathogen bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum is controlled by a complex regulatory network, at the center of which is PhcA...
  11. Kubota R, Vine B, Alvarez A, Jenkins D. Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Phytopathology. 2008;98:1045-51 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is a pathogenic bacterium that causes wilt in over 200 plant species. Here we report a rapid and sensitive detection of R...
  12. Zinger Yosovich K, Gilboa Garber N. Blocking of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Ralstonia solanacearum Lectins by plant and microbial branched polysaccharides used as food additives. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:6908-13 pubmed publisher
    ..bacterial lectins, CV-IIL (fucophilic, of Chromobacterium violaceum) and RS-IIL (mannophilic, of Ralstonia solanacearum), for assaying the pathogenic lectin-blocking abilities of some plant and microbial polysaccharidic food ..
  13. Fujiwara A, Fujisawa M, Hamasaki R, Kawasaki T, Fujie M, Yamada T. Biocontrol of Ralstonia solanacearum by treatment with lytic bacteriophages. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:4155-62 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is a Gram-negative bacterium and the causative agent of bacterial wilt in many important crops. We treated R. solanacearum with three lytic phages: ?RSA1, ?RSB1, and ?RSL1...
  14. Meyer D, Cunnac S, Guéneron M, Declercq C, Van Gijsegem F, Lauber E, et al. PopF1 and PopF2, two proteins secreted by the type III protein secretion system of Ralstonia solanacearum, are translocators belonging to the HrpF/NopX family. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:4903-17 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 is a gram-negative plant pathogen which contains an hrp gene cluster which codes for a type III protein secretion system (TTSS)...
  15. Poueymiro M, Cunnac S, Barberis P, Deslandes L, Peeters N, Cazale Noel A, et al. Two type III secretion system effectors from Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 determine host-range specificity on tobacco. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2009;22:538-50 pubmed publisher
    The model pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 is the causal agent of the bacterial wilt disease that attacks many solanaceous plants and other hosts but not tobacco (Nicotiana spp.)...
  16. Kawasaki T, Nagata S, Fujiwara A, Satsuma H, Fujie M, Usami S, et al. Genomic characterization of the filamentous integrative bacteriophages {phi}RSS1 and {phi}RSM1, which infect Ralstonia solanacearum. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:5792-802 pubmed
    ..were determined for two filamentous integrative bacteriophages, phiRSS1 and phiRSM1, of the phytopathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. The 6,662-base sequence of phiRSS1 contained 11 open reading frames (ORFs)...
  17. Guidot A, Elbaz M, Carrère S, Siri M, Pianzzola M, Prior P, et al. Specific genes from the potato brown rot strains of Ralstonia solanacearum and their potential use for strain detection. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1105-12 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is the agent of bacterial wilt infecting >200 different plant species covering >50 botanical families. The genus R...
  18. Wang Y, Dang F, Liu Z, Wang X, Eulgem T, Lai Y, et al. CaWRKY58, encoding a group I WRKY transcription factor of Capsicum annuum, negatively regulates resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum infection. Mol Plant Pathol. 2013;14:131-44 pubmed publisher
    ..In pepper plants infected with the bacterial pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum, CaWRKY58 transcript levels showed a biphasic response, manifested in an early/transient down-regulation ..
  19. Shinohara R, Kanda A, Ohnishi K, Kiba A, Hikichi Y. Contribution of folate biosynthesis to Ralstonia solanacearum proliferation in intercellular spaces. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:417-22 pubmed
    The vigorous proliferation of Ralstonia solanacearum OE1-1 in host intercellular spaces after the invasion of host plants is necessary for the virulence of this bacterium...
  20. Lin Y, Chou I, Wang J, Ho F, Chu Y, Huang P, et al. Transposon mutagenesis reveals differential pathogenesis of Ralstonia solanacearum on tomato and Arabidopsis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2008;21:1261-70 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum causes a deadly wilting disease on a wide range of crops. To elucidate pathogenesis of this bacterium in different host plants, we set out to identify R...
  21. Lai Y, Dang F, Lin J, Yu L, Shi Y, Xiao Y, et al. Overexpression of a Chinese cabbage BrERF11 transcription factor enhances disease resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum in tobacco. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;62:70-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Constitutive expression of BrERF11 enhanced tolerance to Ralstonia solanacearum infection in transgenic tobacco plants, which was coupled with hypersensitive response (HR), burst of H(2)..
  22. Sch nfeld J, Heuer H, van Elsas J, Smalla K. Specific and sensitive detection of Ralstonia solanacearum in soil on the basis of PCR amplification of fliC fragments. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:7248-56 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is the causative agent of bacterial wilt in many important crops. A specific and sensitive PCR detection method that uses primers targeting the gene coding for the flagella subunit, fliC, was established...
  23. Liu H, Zhang S, Schell M, Denny T. Pyramiding unmarked deletions in Ralstonia solanacearum shows that secreted proteins in addition to plant cell-wall-degrading enzymes contribute to virulence. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:1296-305 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum, like many phytopathogenic bacteria, makes multiple extracellular plant cell-wall-degrading enzymes (CWDE), some of which contribute to its ability to cause wilt disease...
  24. Yao J, Allen C. Chemotaxis is required for virulence and competitive fitness of the bacterial wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:3697-708 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum, a soilborne plant pathogen of considerable economic importance, invades host plant roots from the soil...
  25. Pfund C, Tans Kersten J, Dunning F, Alonso J, Ecker J, Allen C, et al. Flagellin is not a major defense elicitor in Ralstonia solanacearum cells or extracts applied to Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2004;17:696-706 pubmed
    The phytopathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum requires motility for full virulence, and its flagellin is a candidate pathogen-associated molecular pattern that may elicit plant defenses. Boiled extracts from R...
  26. Brown D, Allen C. Ralstonia solanacearum genes induced during growth in tomato: an inside view of bacterial wilt. Mol Microbiol. 2004;53:1641-60 pubmed
    The phytopathogen Ralstonia solanacearum has over 5000 genes, many of which probably facilitate bacterial wilt disease development. Using in vivo expression technology (IVET), we screened a library of 133 200 R...
  27. Gabriel D, Allen C, Schell M, Denny T, Greenberg J, Duan Y, et al. Identification of open reading frames unique to a select agent: Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:69-79 pubmed
    An 8x draft genome was obtained and annotated for Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (R3B2) strain UW551, a United States Department of Agriculture Select Agent isolated from geranium...
  28. Mercier A, Bertolla F, Passel gue Robe E, Simonet P. Influence of DNA conformation and role of comA and recA on natural transformation in Ralstonia solanacearum. Can J Microbiol. 2009;55:762-70 pubmed publisher
    Naturally competent bacteria such as the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum are characterized by their ability to take up free DNA from their surroundings...
  29. de Lange O, Schreiber T, Schandry N, Radeck J, Braun K, Koszinowski J, et al. Breaking the DNA-binding code of Ralstonia solanacearum TAL effectors provides new possibilities to generate plant resistance genes against bacterial wilt disease. New Phytol. 2013;199:773-86 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is a devastating bacterial phytopathogen with a broad host range. Ralstonia solanacearum injected effector proteins (Rips) are key to the successful invasion of host plants...
  30. Shinohara M, Nakajima N, Uehara Y. Purification and characterization of a novel esterase (beta-hydroxypalmitate methyl ester hydrolase) and prevention of the expression of virulence by Ralstonia solanacearum. J Appl Microbiol. 2007;103:152-62 pubmed
    ..methyl ester (3-OH PAME), the quorum-sensing signal molecule (quormone), which regulates the virulence of Ralstonia solanacearum. Ideonella sp...
  31. Cellier G, Remenant B, Chiroleu F, LeFeuvre P, Prior P. Phylogeny and population structure of brown rot- and Moko disease-causing strains of Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype II. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:2367-75 pubmed publisher
    The ancient soilborne plant vascular pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum has evolved and adapted to cause severe damage in an unusually wide range of plants...
  32. Mukaihara T, Tamura N, Murata Y, Iwabuchi M. Genetic screening of Hrp type III-related pathogenicity genes controlled by the HrpB transcriptional activator in Ralstonia solanacearum. Mol Microbiol. 2004;54:863-75 pubmed publisher
    ..phytopathogenic bacteria, the Hrp type III secretion system is essential for the pathogenicity of Ralstonia solanacearum on host plants. The expression of most of the type III effector genes previously isolated from R...
  33. Tamura N, Murata Y, Mukaihara T. Isolation of Ralstonia solanacearum hrpB constitutive mutants and secretion analysis of hrpB-regulated gene products that share homology with known type III effectors and enzymes. Microbiology. 2005;151:2873-84 pubmed
    ..type III secretion system (TTSS) is essential for the pathogenicity of the Gram-negative plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. To examine the secretion of type III effector proteins via the Hrp TTSS, a screen was done of mutants ..
  34. Tasset C, Bernoux M, Jauneau A, Pouzet C, Briere C, Kieffer Jacquinod S, et al. Autoacetylation of the Ralstonia solanacearum effector PopP2 targets a lysine residue essential for RRS1-R-mediated immunity in Arabidopsis. PLoS Pathog. 2010;6:e1001202 pubmed publisher
    ..The Ralstonia solanacearum effector protein PopP2 triggers immunity in Arabidopsis following its perception by the RRS1-R resistance ..
  35. Remenant B, de Cambiaire J, Cellier G, JACOBS J, Mangenot S, Barbe V, et al. Ralstonia syzygii, the Blood Disease Bacterium and some Asian R. solanacearum strains form a single genomic species despite divergent lifestyles. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24356 pubmed publisher
    The Ralstonia solanacearum species complex includes R. solanacearum, R. syzygii, and the Blood Disease Bacterium (BDB). All colonize plant xylem vessels and cause wilt diseases, but with significant biological differences. R...
  36. 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
    We present here the characterization of a new gene family, awr, found in all sequenced Ralstonia solanacearum strains and in other bacterial pathogens...
  37. Effantin G, Hamasaki R, Kawasaki T, Bacia M, Moriscot C, Weissenhorn W, et al. Cryo-electron microscopy three-dimensional structure of the jumbo phage ?RSL1 infecting the phytopathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. Structure. 2013;21:298-305 pubmed publisher
    ..Our structural analyses indicate that ?RSL1 is an unusual member of the Myoviridae that employs conserved protein machines related to different phages and bacteria. ..
  38. Angot A, Peeters N, Lechner E, Vailleau F, Baud C, Gentzbittel L, et al. Ralstonia solanacearum requires F-box-like domain-containing type III effectors to promote disease on several host plants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:14620-5 pubmed
    The phytopathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum encodes a family of seven type III secretion system (T3SS) effectors that contain both a leucine-rich repeat and an F-box domain...
  39. Alvarez B, Lopez M, Biosca E. Influence of native microbiota on survival of Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype II in river water microcosms. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:7210-7 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype II biovar 2 causes bacterial wilt in solanaceous hosts, producing severe economic losses worldwide...
  40. Mukhtar M, Deslandes L, Auriac M, Marco Y, Somssich I. The Arabidopsis transcription factor WRKY27 influences wilt disease symptom development caused by Ralstonia solanacearum. Plant J. 2008;56:935-47 pubmed publisher
    ..WRKY27 transcription factor, showed delayed symptom development in response to the bacterial wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. Additionally, wrky27-1 plants did not express PR marker genes upon infection, as also observed in ..
  41. Li J, Liu H, Cao J, Chen L, Gu C, Allen C, et al. PopW of Ralstonia solanacearum, a new two-domain harpin targeting the plant cell wall. Mol Plant Pathol. 2010;11:371-81 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified a new harpin, PopW, from Ralstonia solanacearum strain ZJ3721. This 380-amino-acid protein is acidic, rich in glycine and serine, and lacks cysteine...
  42. Mandal S, Das R, Mishra S. Differential occurrence of oxidative burst and antioxidative mechanism in compatible and incompatible interactions of Solanum lycopersicum and Ralstonia solanacearum. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:117-23 pubmed publisher
    ..as responses of tomato cultivars Arka Meghali (AM; susceptible) and BT-10 (BT; resistant) against Ralstonia solanacearum (Ralsol)...
  43. Cunnac S, Boucher C, Genin S. Characterization of the cis-acting regulatory element controlling HrpB-mediated activation of the type III secretion system and effector genes in Ralstonia solanacearum. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:2309-18 pubmed
    The ability of Ralstonia solanacearum to cause disease on plants depends on its type III secretion system (TTSS) encoded by hrp genes...
  44. Alvarez B, Lopez M, Biosca E. Survival strategies and pathogenicity of Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype II subjected to prolonged starvation in environmental water microcosms. Microbiology. 2008;154:3590-8 pubmed publisher
    Survival strategies exhibited over 4 years by Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype (ph) II biovar (bv) 2 in environmental water microcosms were examined...
  45. Maimbo M, Ohnishi K, Hikichi Y, Yoshioka H, Kiba A. S-glycoprotein-like protein regulates defense responses in Nicotiana plants against Ralstonia solanacearum. Plant Physiol. 2010;152:2023-35 pubmed publisher
    RsRGA4 (for Ralstonia solanacearum-responsive gene A4) encodes a polypeptide similar to S-locus glycoprotein (SGP) from Brassica rapa and SGP-like proteins from Ipomoea trifida and Medicago truncatula...
  46. Mukaihara T, Tamura N, Iwabuchi M. Genome-wide identification of a large repertoire of Ralstonia solanacearum type III effector proteins by a new functional screen. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:251-62 pubmed publisher
    The gram-negative plant-pathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum utilizes the hypersensitive response and pathogenicity (Hrp) type III secretion system (T3SS) to cause disease in plants...
  47. Macho A, Guidot A, Barberis P, Beuz n C, Genin S. A competitive index assay identifies several Ralstonia solanacearum type III effector mutant strains with reduced fitness in host plants. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:1197-205 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum, the causal agent of bacterial wilt, is a soil bacterium which can naturally infect a wide range of host plants through the root system...
  48. Gorissen A, van Overbeek L, van Elsas J. Pig slurry reduces the survival of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 in soil. Can J Microbiol. 2004;50:587-93 pubmed
    The effect of added pig slurry and solarization on the survival of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 strain 1609 in soil was analysed in soil microcosms and field plots. In addition, the invasion of potato plants by R...
  49. Cellier G, Prior P. Deciphering phenotypic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum strains pathogenic to potato. Phytopathology. 2010;100:1250-61 pubmed publisher
    Based on the phylotype classification, we questioned how genetically and phenotypically diverse strains of Ralstonia solanacearum pathogenic to potato may be...
  50. Tans Kersten J, Brown D, Allen C. Swimming motility, a virulence trait of Ralstonia solanacearum, is regulated by FlhDC and the plant host environment. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2004;17:686-95 pubmed
    Swimming motility allows the bacterial wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum to efficiently invade and colonize host plants. However, the bacteria are essentially nonmotile once inside plant xylem vessels...
  51. Guidot A, Prior P, Schoenfeld J, Carrère S, Genin S, Boucher C. Genomic structure and phylogeny of the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum inferred from gene distribution analysis. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:377-87 pubmed
    ..the gene distribution among strains of the highly polymorphic plant pathogenic beta-proteobacterium Ralstonia solanacearum, paying particular attention to the status of known or candidate pathogenicity genes...
  52. Kutin R, Alvarez A, Jenkins D. Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum in natural substrates using phage amplification integrated with real-time PCR assay. J Microbiol Methods. 2009;76:241-6 pubmed publisher
    A sensitive, selective, and rapid protocol for detecting Ralstonia solanacearum from soil and plant tissues was developed based on the integration of the rapid self-replicating ability of bacteriophages with quantitative PCR (q-PCR)...
  53. Colburn Clifford J, Allen C. A cbb(3)-type cytochrome C oxidase contributes to Ralstonia solanacearum R3bv2 growth in microaerobic environments and to bacterial wilt disease development in tomato. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:1042-52 pubmed publisher
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (R3bv2) is an economically important soilborne plant pathogen that causes bacterial wilt disease by infecting host plant roots and colonizing the xylem vessels...
  54. Aribaud M, Jégo S, Wicker E, Fock I. Ralstonia solanacearum induces soluble amine-oxidase activity in Solanum torvum stem calli. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2010;48:787-96 pubmed publisher
    Solanum torvum is reported to carry resistance to bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum. So, this wild species is used as rootskock for eggplants or tomatoes in naturally infected soil...
  55. 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
    ..and directed insertion of gene constructs in a permissive chromosomal site of the bacterial wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. The system consists of a collection of suicide vectors-the Ralstonia chromosome (pRC) series-that carry ..
  56. Genin S, Boucher C. Lessons learned from the genome analysis of ralstonia solanacearum. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2004;42:107-34 pubmed
    b>Ralstonia solanacearum is a devastating plant pathogen with a global distribution and an unusually wide host range. This bacterium can also be free-living as a saprophyte in water or in the soil in the absence of host plants...
  57. Zhang H, Zhang D, Chen J, Yang Y, Huang Z, Huang D, et al. Tomato stress-responsive factor TSRF1 interacts with ethylene responsive element GCC box and regulates pathogen resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;55:825-34 pubmed
    ..of a tomato ERF protein TSRF1, which is transcriptionally up-regulated by ethylene, salicylic acid, or Ralstonia solanacearum strain BJ1057 infection...
  58. Caruso P, Palomo J, Bertolini E, Alvarez B, Lopez M, Biosca E. Seasonal variation of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 populations in a Spanish river: recovery of stressed cells at low temperatures. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:140-8 pubmed
    The presence of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 in the watercourses of European countries is increasing, but little is known about its ecology in aquatic habitats...
  59. Kostl nov N, Mitchell E, Lortat Jacob H, Oscarson S, Lahmann M, Gilboa Garber N, et al. The fucose-binding lectin from Ralstonia solanacearum. A new type of beta-propeller architecture formed by oligomerization and interacting with fucoside, fucosyllactose, and plant xyloglucan. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:27839-49 pubmed publisher
    ..The bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum, which is distributed worldwide and causes lethal wilt in many agricultural crops, was shown to produce a ..
  60. Castillo J, Greenberg J. Evolutionary dynamics of Ralstonia solanacearum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:1225-38 pubmed
    ..the genetic diversity, extent of recombination, natural selection, and population divergence of Ralstonia solanacearum samples obtained from sources worldwide...
  61. Norman D, Zapata M, Gabriel D, Duan Y, Yuen J, Mangravita Novo A, et al. Genetic diversity and host range variation of Ralstonia solanacearum strains entering North America. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1070-7 pubmed publisher
    ..volumes of ornamental and food plant propagative stock are imported into the North America; occasionally, Ralstonia solanacearum is found systemically infecting this plant material. In this study, 107 new R...
  62. Milling A, Meng F, Denny T, Allen C. Interactions with hosts at cool temperatures, not cold tolerance, explain the unique epidemiology of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1127-34 pubmed publisher
    Most strains of the bacterial wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum are tropical, but race 3 biovar 2 (R3bv2) strains can attack plants in temperate zones and tropical highlands...
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    ..triggered by HrpG, a host-responsive regulator of the TTSS activation cascade in the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. We show through genome-wide expression analysis that, in addition to the TTSS, HrpG controls the ..
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    We investigated a destructive pathogenic variant of the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum that was consistently isolated in Martinique (French West Indies)...
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    Bacterial wilt, a disease impacting cultivated crops worldwide, is caused by the pathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum. PopP2 (for Pseudomonas outer protein P2) is an R...
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    phiRSL1 is a jumbo myovirus stably and lytically infecting the phytopathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum. In this study, we investigate the infection cycle of varphiRSL1 and provide a genomic, proteomic and transcriptomic view of ..
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    ..molecular interactions taking place at the stem cell wall level when tomato species were inoculated with Ralstonia solanacearum, a causative agent of bacterial wilt...
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    ..as biofumigants for control of the bacterial wilt disease of edible ginger (Zingiber officinale) caused by Ralstonia solanacearum race 4 in previous potting medium studies. Biochemical changes in R...
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    ..This is illustrated by the GALA type III effectors from Ralstonia solanacearum, which have been shown to be collectively, but not individually, required for disease on Arabidopsis ..
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    ..However, careful consideration of the experimental findings reveals that they could also be explained by molecular linker proteins that mediate formation of a PopP2 and RRS1-R uniting complex...
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    b>Ralstonia solanacearum causes bacterial wilt in numerous plant species worldwide...
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    The Hrp type III secretion system (TTSS) is essential for the pathogenicity of Ralstonia solanacearum on host plants...
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    ..An aac gene of undemonstrated function from Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 was cloned, expressed in Escherichia coli; it inactivated four AHLs that were tested...
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    We used multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA) on a worldwide collection of the plant pathogenic Ralstonia solanacearum (Betaproteobacteria) to retrace its complex evolutionary history. Using genetic imprints left during R...
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    ..All compounds were evaluated for their inhibitory activity against Ralstonia solanacearum. This is the first report about anti-R. solanacearum activity of the compounds from D. odorifera.
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    In this study, in silico mutagenesis and docking in Ralstonia solanacearum lectin (RSL) were carried out, and the ability of several docking software programs to calculate binding affinity was evaluated...
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    The ability of Ralstonia solanacearum strain GMI1000 to cause disease on a wide range of host plants (including most Solanaceae and Arabidopsis thaliana) depends on genes activated by the regulatory gene hrpB...
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    In Ralstonia solanacearum, we previously have reported on the characterization of popP1 and popP2 genes...
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    Sequencing of the genome of Ralstonia solanacearum revealed several genes that putatively code for polyphenol oxidases (PPOs)...
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    Genes homologous to avrBs3 of Xanthomonas were detected in 309 strains of Ralstonia solanacearum biovars 3, 4, and 5 but not biovar 1 or 2...
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    The phytopathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum encodes type III effectors, called GALA proteins, which contain F-box and LRR domains. The GALA LRRs do not perfectly fit any of the previously described LRR subfamilies...
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    ..a wide-host-range, T7-like bacteriophage that infects and efficiently lyses the phytopathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum. The phiRSB1 genome comprises 43,079 bp of double-stranded DNA (61...