rhizobiaceae

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Summary: A family of gram-negative bacteria which are saprophytes, symbionts, or plant pathogens.

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  1. Sullivan J, Trzebiatowski J, Cruickshank R, Gouzy J, Brown S, Elliot R, et al. Comparative sequence analysis of the symbiosis island of Mesorhizobium loti strain R7A. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:3086-95 pubmed
    ..Most of the unique hypothetical genes on the R7A island are strain-specific and clustered, suggesting that they may represent other acquired genetic elements rather than symbiotically relevant DNA. ..
  2. Adesemoye A, Kloepper J. Plant-microbes interactions in enhanced fertilizer-use efficiency. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;85:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..These proofs of concept studies will serve as the basis for vigorous future research into integrated nutrient management in agriculture. ..
  3. Broughton W. Roses by other names: taxonomy of the Rhizobiaceae. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:2975-9 pubmed
  4. Folimonova S, Achor D. Early events of citrus greening (Huanglongbing) disease development at the ultrastructural level. Phytopathology. 2010;100:949-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, they may be an important aid in answering a question: when and where within an infected tree the tissue serves as a better inoculum source for acquisition and transmission of the bacterium by its psyllid vector...
  5. Stokstad E. Agriculture. New disease endangers Florida's already-suffering citrus trees. Science. 2006;312:523-4 pubmed
  6. Albrecht U, Bowman K. Transcriptional response of susceptible and tolerant citrus to infection with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. Plant Sci. 2012;185-186:118-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Among these, genes for a constitutive disease resistance protein (CDR1) were notable. The possible involvement of these and other detected genes in tolerance to HLB and their possible use for biotechnology are discussed...
  7. Plotto A, Baldwin E, McCollum G, Manthey J, Narciso J, Irey M. Effect of Liberibacter infection (huanglongbing or "greening" disease) of citrus on orange juice flavor quality by sensory evaluation. J Food Sci. 2010;75:S220-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Trained panel differences were noted for juice from Hamlin Las+ fruit, especially for symptomatic fruit...
  8. Vaz Moreira I, Faria C, Lopes A, Svensson L, Moore E, Nunes O, et al. Shinella fusca sp. nov., isolated from domestic waste compost. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:144-8 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed (type strain DC-196(T)=CCUG 55808(T)=LMG 24714(T)). ..
  9. Goodner B, Hinkle G, Gattung S, Miller N, Blanchard M, Qurollo B, et al. Genome sequence of the plant pathogen and biotechnology agent Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58. Science. 2001;294:2323-8 pubmed
    ..We discuss genome architecture and evolution and additional genes potentially involved in virulence and metabolic parasitism of host plants. ..

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  1. Leonard S, Ferooz J, Haine V, Danese I, Fretin D, Tibor A, et al. FtcR is a new master regulator of the flagellar system of Brucella melitensis 16M with homologs in Rhizobiaceae. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:131-41 pubmed
    ..Finally, FtcR binds directly to the upstream region of the fliF gene. Therefore, our data support the role of FtcR as a flagellar master regulator in B. melitensis and perhaps in other related alpha-proteobacteria. ..
  2. Tatineni S, Sagaram U, Gowda S, Robertson C, Dawson W, Iwanami T, et al. In planta distribution of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' as revealed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and real-time PCR. Phytopathology. 2008;98:592-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the distribution and movement of the HLB bacterium inside an individual citrus tree is critical for discerning its virulence mechanism and to develop management strategies for HLB. ..
  3. Zheng Z, Zhao Y. Transcriptome comparison and gene coexpression network analysis provide a systems view of citrus response to 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' infection. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:27 pubmed publisher
    ..Through integrating transcriptome comparison and gene coexpression network analysis, we have provided for the first time a systems view of citrus in response to the Ca. Liberibacter spp. infection causing HLB. ..
  4. Zhou L, Powell C, Hoffman M, Li W, Fan G, Liu B, et al. Diversity and plasticity of the intracellular plant pathogen and insect symbiont "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" as revealed by hypervariable prophage genes with intragenic tandem repeats. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:6663-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Liberibacter asiaticus" populations in the world and a multisource introduction of the "Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus" bacterium into Florida. ..
  5. Hansen A, Trumble J, Stouthamer R, Paine T. A new Huanglongbing Species, "Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous," found to infect tomato and potato, is vectored by the psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc). Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:5862-5 pubmed publisher
    ..quot; Host plant-dependent HLB transmission and variation in psyllid infection frequencies are found...
  6. Dagulo L, Danyluk M, Spann T, Valim M, Goodrich Schneider R, Sims C, et al. Chemical characterization of orange juice from trees infected with citrus greening (Huanglongbing). J Food Sci. 2010;75:C199-207 pubmed publisher
    ..The reported off-flavor associated with symptomatic juices probably stem from lower concentrations of sugars, higher concentrations of acid as all known citrus bitter compounds were either below taste thresholds or absent...
  7. Chen J, Deng X, Sun X, Jones D, Irey M, Civerolo E. Guangdong and Florida populations of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' distinguished by a genomic locus with short tandem repeats. Phytopathology. 2010;100:567-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report documenting the differentiation of 'Ca. L. asiaticus' populations between Asia and North America and the possible presence of two differentially distributed genotypes of 'Ca. L. asiaticus' in Florida...
  8. Young J, Kuykendall L, Martinez Romero E, Kerr A, Sawada H. A revision of Rhizobium Frank 1889, with an emended description of the genus, and the inclusion of all species of Agrobacterium Conn 1942 and Allorhizobium undicola de Lajudie et al. 1998 as new combinations: Rhizobium radiobacter, R. rhizogenes, R. . Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:89-103 pubmed
    Rhizobium, Agrobacterium and Allorhizobium are genera within the bacterial family Rhizobiaceae, together with Sinorhizobium. The species of Agrobacterium, Agrobacterium tumefaciens (syn...
  9. Merabet C, Martens M, Mahdhi M, Zakhia F, Sy A, Le Roux C, et al. Multilocus sequence analysis of root nodule isolates from Lotus arabicus (Senegal), Lotus creticus, Argyrolobium uniflorum and Medicago sativa (Tunisia) and description of Ensifer numidicus sp. nov. and Ensifer garamanticus sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:664-74 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. (type strain ORS 1407(T)=LMG 24690(T)=CIP 109850(T)) and Ensifer garamanticus sp. nov. (type strain ORS 1400(T)=LMG 24692(T)=CIP 109916(T)) are proposed. The cluster B strains were assigned to Ensifer adhaerens genomovar A...
  10. Duan Y, Zhou L, Hall D, Li W, Doddapaneni H, Lin H, et al. Complete genome sequence of citrus huanglongbing bacterium, 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' obtained through metagenomics. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2009;22:1011-20 pubmed publisher
    ..L. asiaticus' as an early-branching and highly divergent member of the family Rhizobiaceae. This is the first genome sequence of an uncultured alpha-proteobacteria that is both an intracellular plant ..
  11. Baek C, Farrand S, Park D, Lee K, Hwang W, Kim K. Genes for utilization of deoxyfructosyl glutamine (DFG), an amadori compound, are widely dispersed in the family Rhizobiaceae. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2005;53:221-33 pubmed
    ..and related bacteria in the family Rhizobiaceae were examined by Southern analysis for homologs of socD and mocD...
  12. Zhang S, Flores Cruz Z, Zhou L, Kang B, Fleites L, Gooch M, et al. 'Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus' carries an excision plasmid prophage and a chromosomally integrated prophage that becomes lytic in plant infections. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:458-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Phage particles associated with 'Ca. L. asiaticus' were found in the phloem of infected periwinkles by transmission electron microscopy. In psyllids, both SC1 and SC2 were found only as prophage...
  13. Turner S, Young J. The glutamine synthetases of rhizobia: phylogenetics and evolutionary implications. Mol Biol Evol. 2000;17:309-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Meta-analysis of both GS genes from the different genera of rhizobia and other reference organisms suggests that the divergence times of the different rhizobium genera predate the existence of legumes, their host plants...
  14. Farrand S, Van Berkum P, Oger P. Agrobacterium is a definable genus of the family Rhizobiaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1681-7 pubmed
    ..The agrobacteria, which are members of the family Rhizobiaceae, can be differentiated into at least three biovars, corresponding to species divisions based on differential ..
  15. Gottwald T. Current epidemiological understanding of citrus Huanglongbing . Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2010;48:119-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Multiple asymptomatic infections per symptomatic tree, incomplete systemic distribution within trees, and prolonged incubation period make detection difficult and greatly complicate disease control...
  16. Li W, Levy L, Hartung J. Quantitative distribution of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in citrus plants with citrus huanglongbing. Phytopathology. 2009;99:139-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Our methods will be useful in both the management and scientific study of citrus HLB, also known as citrus greening disease...
  17. Laguerre G, Nour S, Macheret V, Sanjuan J, Drouin P, Amarger N. Classification of rhizobia based on nodC and nifH gene analysis reveals a close phylogenetic relationship among Phaseolus vulgaris symbionts. Microbiology. 2001;147:981-93 pubmed publisher
    ..The results support the view that lateral genetic transfer across rhizobial species and, in some instances, across Rhizobium and Sinorhizobium genera plays a role in diversification and in structuring the natural populations of rhizobia...
  18. Rashed A, Wallis C, Paetzold L, Workneh F, Rush C. Zebra chip disease and potato biochemistry: tuber physiological changes in response to 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' infection over time. Phytopathology. 2013;103:419-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The lack of a linear correlation between most plant biochemical responses and 'Ca. L. solanacearum' titer suggests that shifts in metabolic profiles are independent of variations in 'Ca. L. solanacearum' levels...
  19. Kim J, Sagaram U, Burns J, Li J, Wang N. Response of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) to 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' infection: microscopy and microarray analyses. Phytopathology. 2009;99:50-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Liberibacter asiaticus' does not form aggregate in citrus. The up-regulation of pp2 gene is related to callose deposition to plug the sieve pores in HLB-affected plants...
  20. Wood D, Setubal J, Kaul R, Monks D, Kitajima J, Okura V, et al. The genome of the natural genetic engineer Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58. Science. 2001;294:2317-23 pubmed
    ..Availability of the A. tumefaciens sequence will facilitate investigations into the molecular basis of pathogenesis and the evolutionary divergence of pathogenic and symbiotic lifestyles...
  21. Gonzalez V, Santamaría R, Bustos P, Hernández González I, Medrano Soto A, Moreno Hagelsieb G, et al. The partitioned Rhizobium etli genome: genetic and metabolic redundancy in seven interacting replicons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:3834-9 pubmed
    ..Twenty-three putative sigma factors, numerous isozymes, and paralogous families attest to the metabolic redundancy and the genomic plasticity necessary to sustain the lifestyle of R. etli in symbiosis and in the soil...
  22. Siddall M, Perkins S, Desser S. Leech mycetome endosymbionts are a new lineage of alphaproteobacteria related to the Rhizobiaceae. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2004;30:178-86 pubmed
    ..gen., closely related to the nitrogen-fixing, nodule-forming Rhizobiaceae. The three bacterial strains, though different from each other were each other's closest relatives, suggesting ..
  23. 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...
  24. Lin H, Doddapaneni H, Bai X, Yao J, Zhao X, Civerolo E. Acquisition of uncharacterized sequences from Candidatus liberibacter, an unculturable bacterium, using an improved genomic walking method. Mol Cell Probes. 2008;22:30-7 pubmed
  25. Teixeira D, Saillard C, Eveillard S, Danet J, da Costa P, Ayres A, et al. 'Candidatus Liberibacter americanus', associated with citrus huanglongbing (greening disease) in São Paulo State, Brazil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:1857-62 pubmed
    ..americanus' was detected in 216 of 218 symptomatic leaf samples from 47 farms in 35 municipalities, while 'Ca. L. asiaticus' was detected in only 4 of the 218 samples, indicating that 'Ca. L. americanus' is the major cause of HLB in SPS...
  26. Lin H, Gudmestad N. Aspects of pathogen genomics, diversity, epidemiology, vector dynamics, and disease management for a newly emerged disease of potato: zebra chip. Phytopathology. 2013;103:524-37 pubmed publisher
    ..insect-vectored, unculturable prokaryote, 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum', that belongs to the Rhizobiaceae family of ?-Proteobacteria. The closest cultivated relatives of 'Ca. L...
  27. Vahling C, Duan Y, Lin H. Characterization of an ATP translocase identified in the destructive plant pathogen "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus". J Bacteriol. 2010;192:834-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first reported characterization of an ATP translocase from "Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus," indicating that some intracellular bacteria of plants also have the potential to import ATP directly from their environment...
  28. Hartung J, Paul C, Achor D, Brlansky R. Colonization of dodder, Cuscuta indecora, by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' and 'Ca. L. americanus'. Phytopathology. 2010;100:756-62 pubmed publisher
  29. Mafra V, Martins P, Francisco C, Ribeiro Alves M, Freitas Astua J, Machado M. Candidatus Liberibacter americanus induces significant reprogramming of the transcriptome of the susceptible citrus genotype. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:247 pubmed publisher
    ..Twenty candidate genes were selected to validate the expression profiles in symptomatic and asymptomatic PCR-positive leaves infected with CaLas or CaLam...
  30. do Carmo Teixeira D, Luc Danet J, Eveillard S, Cristina Martins E, de Jesus Junior W, Takao Yamamoto P, et al. Citrus huanglongbing in São Paulo State, Brazil: PCR detection of the 'Candidatus' Liberibacter species associated with the disease. Mol Cell Probes. 2005;19:173-9 pubmed
    ..L. americanus, strongly suggesting that D. citri is the vector of Ca. L. americanus. The results reported here confirm the presence of HLB in the State of São Paulo. Ca. L. americanus is the most widely distributed pathogen...
  31. Sechler A, Schuenzel E, Cooke P, Donnua S, Thaveechai N, Postnikova E, et al. Cultivation of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus', 'Ca. L. africanus', and 'Ca. L. americanus' associated with huanglongbing. Phytopathology. 2009;99:480-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The identity was confirmed by RT-PCR and 16s rDNA sequencing. This is the first report of the cultivation and pathogenicity of 'Ca. L. asiaticus' and 'Ca. L. americanus' associated with symptoms of HLB...
  32. Rogel M, Hernandez Lucas I, Kuykendall L, Balkwill D, Martinez Romero E. Nitrogen-fixing nodules with Ensifer adhaerens harboring Rhizobium tropici symbiotic plasmids. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67:3264-8 pubmed
    ..The nodule isolates were identified as E. adhaerens isolates by growth on selective media...
  33. D Antuono A, Casabuono A, Couto A, Ugalde R, Lepek V. Nodule development induced by Mesorhizobium loti mutant strains affected in polysaccharide synthesis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:446-57 pubmed
    ..M. loti cgs mutant was more sensitive to deoxycholate and displayed motility impairment compared with the wild-type strain. This pleiotropic effect depends on calcium concentration and temperature...
  34. Teixeira D, Saillard C, Couture C, Martins E, Wulff N, Eveillard Jagoueix S, et al. Distribution and quantification of Candidatus Liberibacter americanus, agent of huanglongbing disease of citrus in São Paulo State, Brasil, in leaves of an affected sweet orange tree as determined by PCR. Mol Cell Probes. 2008;22:139-50 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate the uneven distribution of the Liberibacter in HLB-affected trees...
  35. Uchiumi T, Ohwada T, Itakura M, Mitsui H, Nukui N, Dawadi P, et al. Expression islands clustered on the symbiosis island of the Mesorhizobium loti genome. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:2439-48 pubmed
  36. Li W, Abad J, French Monar R, Rascoe J, Wen A, Gudmestad N, et al. Multiplex real-time PCR for detection, identification and quantification of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in potato plants with zebra chip. J Microbiol Methods. 2009;78:59-65 pubmed publisher
  37. Lopes S, Bertolini E, Frare G, Martins E, Wulff N, Teixeira D, et al. Graft transmission efficiencies and multiplication of 'Candidatus Liberibacter americanus' and 'ca. Liberibacter asiaticus' in citrus plants. Phytopathology. 2009;99:301-6 pubmed publisher
    ..L. asiaticus'-infected plants provided an explanation for the disproportional increase in field prevalence of this species over time, based on the greater likelihood for pathogen transmission by the insect vector...
  38. Kuykendall L, Shao J, Hartung J. Conservation of gene order and content in the circular chromosomes of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' and other Rhizobiales. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34673 pubmed publisher
    ..by 16S RNA gene similarity and herein represented by the three families: Bartonellaceae, Bradyrhizobiaceae and Rhizobiaceae. Genes without orthologs in the other four species help define individual species...
  39. Baldwin E, Plotto A, Manthey J, McCollum G, Bai J, Irey M, et al. Effect of liberibacter infection (huanglongbing disease) of citrus on orange fruit physiology and fruit/fruit juice quality: chemical and physical analyses. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:1247-62 pubmed publisher
    ..It is likely that the detrimental flavor attributes of symptomatic fruit (which often drop off the tree) will be largely diluted in commercial juice blends that include juice from fruit of several varieties, locations, and seasons...
  40. Ferreira L, Sánchez Juanes F, García Fraile P, Rivas R, Mateos P, Martínez Molina E, et al. MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry is a fast and reliable platform for identification and ecological studies of species from family Rhizobiaceae. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20223 pubmed publisher
    Family Rhizobiaceae includes fast growing bacteria currently arranged into three genera, Rhizobium, Ensifer and Shinella, that contain pathogenic, symbiotic and saprophytic species...
  41. Okazaki S, Hattori Y, Saeki K. The Mesorhizobium loti purB gene is involved in infection thread formation and nodule development in Lotus japonicus. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:8347-52 pubmed
  42. Ormeño Orrillo E. [Lipopolysaccharides of rhizobiaceae: structure and biosynthesis]. Rev Latinoam Microbiol. 2005;47:165-75 pubmed
    ..The alpha-Proteobacterial family Rhizobiaceae includes the rhizobia and agrobacteria, microorganisms which establish symbiotic or parasitic relationships ..
  43. Liao H, Burns J. Gene expression in Citrus sinensis fruit tissues harvested from huanglongbing-infected trees: comparison with girdled fruit. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:3307-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Mechanisms regulating development of HLB symptoms may lie in the host disease response rather than being a direct consequence of carbohydrate starvation...
  44. Nachappa P, Shapiro A, Tamborindeguy C. Effect of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' on fitness of its insect vector, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae), on tomato. Phytopathology. 2012;102:41-6 pubmed publisher
    ..L. solanacearum'-positive lines and was not detected in the negative psyllid lines. These results suggest that 'Ca. L. solanacearum' has a negative effect on population growth rate of its insect vector on tomato...
  45. Hartung J, Shao J, Kuykendall L. Comparison of the 'Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus' genome adapted for an intracellular lifestyle with other members of the Rhizobiales. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e23289 pubmed publisher
    ..The 'Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus' genome has all of the hallmarks of a reduced genome of a pathogen adapted to an intracellular lifestyle...
  46. Bastianel C, Garnier Semancik M, Renaudin J, Bove J, Eveillard S. Diversity of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus," based on the omp gene sequence. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:6473-8 pubmed
    ..Liberibacter asiaticus," even within a given region, may comprise several different variants. Thus, omp-based PCR-RFLP analysis is a simple method for detecting and differentiating "Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus" isolates...
  47. Martens M, Dawyndt P, Coopman R, Gillis M, De Vos P, Willems A. Advantages of multilocus sequence analysis for taxonomic studies: a case study using 10 housekeeping genes in the genus Ensifer (including former Sinorhizobium). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:200-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Our MLSA data, confirmed by DNA-DNA hybridizations, support the suggestion that Ensifer xinjiangensis is a later heterotypic synonym of Ensifer fredii...
  48. Folimonova S, Robertson C, Garnsey S, Gowda S, Dawson W. Examination of the responses of different genotypes of citrus to huanglongbing (citrus greening) under different conditions. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1346-54 pubmed publisher
    ..L. asiaticus'-citrus interaction to advance the understanding of how 'Ca. L. asiaticus' causes disease and to develop methods or trees to overcome the disease...
  49. Belimov A, Dodd I, Hontzeas N, Theobald J, Safronova V, Davies W. Rhizosphere bacteria containing 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate deaminase increase yield of plants grown in drying soil via both local and systemic hormone signalling. New Phytol. 2009;181:413-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Such bacteria may provide an easily realized, economic means of sustaining crop yields and using irrigation water more efficiently in dryland agriculture...
  50. Matsui T, Shinzato N, Tamaki H, Muramatsu M, Hanada S. Shinella yambaruensis sp. nov., a 3-methyl-sulfolane-assimilating bacterium isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:536-9 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed; the type strain is MS4(T) (=NBRC 102122(T)=DSM 18801(T))...
  51. Slisz A, Breksa A, Mishchuk D, McCollum G, Slupsky C. Metabolomic analysis of citrus infection by 'Candidatus Liberibacter' reveals insight into pathogenicity. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:4223-30 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates differing metabolic profiles in the juice of oranges from Las+ and Las- and proposes how Las may be able to evade citrus defense responses...
  52. Martinelli F, Uratsu S, Albrecht U, Reagan R, Phu M, Britton M, et al. Transcriptome profiling of citrus fruit response to huanglongbing disease. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e38039 pubmed publisher
  53. Fan J, Chen C, Yu Q, Khalaf A, Achor D, Brlansky R, et al. Comparative transcriptional and anatomical analyses of tolerant rough lemon and susceptible sweet orange in response to 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' infection. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:1396-407 pubmed publisher
    ..These potential candidate genes may be used for improving citrus tolerance (or even resistance) to HLB by genetic engineering...
  54. Guzman Verri C, Manterola L, Sola Landa A, Parra A, Cloeckaert A, Garin J, et al. The two-component system BvrR/BvrS essential for Brucella abortus virulence regulates the expression of outer membrane proteins with counterparts in members of the Rhizobiaceae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:12375-80 pubmed
    ..tumefaciens ChvI/ChvG alters surface properties. It is thus proposed that the BvrR/BvrS and Omp3 homologues of the cell-associated alpha-Proteobacteria play a role in bacterial surface control and host cell interactions...
  55. Galibert F, Finan T, Long S, Puhler A, Abola P, Ampe F, et al. The composite genome of the legume symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti. Science. 2001;293:668-72 pubmed
    ..The genome sequence will be useful in understanding the dynamics of interkingdom associations and of life in soil environments...
  56. Moriguchi K, Maeda Y, Satou M, Hardayani N, Kataoka M, Tanaka N, et al. The complete nucleotide sequence of a plant root-inducing (Ri) plasmid indicates its chimeric structure and evolutionary relationship between tumor-inducing (Ti) and symbiotic (Sym) plasmids in Rhizobiaceae. J Mol Biol. 2001;307:771-84 pubmed
    ..The elucidated chimeric structure of pRi1724 interestingly indicates that the evolution of Rhizobiaceae plasmids seems to have kept interactions among the plasmids; especially, the genes and elements for a conjugal ..
  57. Koh E, Zhou L, Williams D, Park J, Ding N, Duan Y, et al. Callose deposition in the phloem plasmodesmata and inhibition of phloem transport in citrus leaves infected with "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus". Protoplasma. 2012;249:687-97 pubmed publisher
  58. Hilf M. Colonization of citrus seed coats by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus': implications for seed transmission of the bacterium. Phytopathology. 2011;101:1242-50 pubmed publisher
    ..For either variety, no association was established between the presence of pathogen DNA in fruit peduncles and seed coats and in seedlings...
  59. Nachappa P, Levy J, Pierson E, Tamborindeguy C. Diversity of endosymbionts in the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Triozidae), vector of zebra chip disease of potato. Curr Microbiol. 2011;62:1510-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, we detected Acinetobacter in potato leaves using PCR indicating that the psyllids may have acquired this bacterium via feeding on the host plant...
  60. Katoh H, Subandiyah S, Tomimura K, Okuda M, Su H, Iwanami T. Differentiation of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" isolates by variable-number tandem-repeat analysis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:1910-7 pubmed publisher
    ..quot; The Nei's measure of genetic diversity values for these four SSRs ranged from 0.60 to 0.86. The four SSR loci were also highly polymorphic in four isolates from Taiwan and 12 isolates from Indonesia...
  61. De Castro C, Molinaro A, Lanzetta R, Silipo A, Parrilli M. Lipopolysaccharide structures from Agrobacterium and Rhizobiaceae species. Carbohydr Res. 2008;343:1924-33 pubmed publisher
    This review reports and discusses the structural and the biological data available for the lipopolysaccharides from the Gram-negative bacterium Agrobacterium together with those of other related Rhizobiaceae species.
  62. Tyler H, Roesch L, Gowda S, Dawson W, Triplett E. Confirmation of the sequence of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' and assessment of microbial diversity in Huanglongbing-infected citrus phloem using a metagenomic approach. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2009;22:1624-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Liberibacter' cell for every 52 phloem cells. The phloem sample sequenced here is estimated to have contained 1.7 'Ca. Liberibacter' cells per phloem cell...
  63. Yang J, Kloepper J, Ryu C. Rhizosphere bacteria help plants tolerate abiotic stress. Trends Plant Sci. 2009;14:1-4 pubmed publisher
    ..A reduction in fertilizer use would lessen the effects of water contamination from fertilizer run-off and lead to savings for farmers...
  64. Fujikawa T, Iwanami T. Sensitive and robust detection of citrus greening (huanglongbing) bacterium "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" by DNA amplification with new 16S rDNA-specific primers. Mol Cell Probes. 2012;26:194-7 pubmed publisher
    ..quot; For detecting this disease, we designed new primers from the Las 16S rDNA and used a very small DNA template for PCR. More Las-infected tissues were detected with our primers than with the common primers...
  65. Lin D, Wang E, Tang H, Han T, He Y, Guan S, et al. Shinella kummerowiae sp. nov., a symbiotic bacterium isolated from root nodules of the herbal legume Kummerowia stipulacea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:1409-13 pubmed publisher
    ..of 16S rRNA gene sequences revealed that the strain belonged to the genus Shinella, a member of family Rhizobiaceae. Its closest phylogenetic relatives were Shinella granuli Ch06(T) and Shinella zoogloeoides IAM 12669(T), ..
  66. Deng X, Chen J, Li H. Sequestering from host and characterization of sequence of a ribosomal RNA operon (rrn) from "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus". Mol Cell Probes. 2008;22:338-40 pubmed publisher
    ..DNA sequence of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" was obtained by PCR using primers conserved to Rhizobiaceae of alpha-proteobacteria...