botrytis

Summary

Summary: A mitosporic Leotiales fungal genus of plant pathogens. It has teleomorphs in the genus Botryotina.

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  1. Demkura P, Ballaré C. UVR8 mediates UV-B-induced Arabidopsis defense responses against Botrytis cinerea by controlling sinapate accumulation. Mol Plant. 2012;5:642-52 pubmed publisher
    ..that ecologically meaningful doses of UV-B radiation increase Arabidopsis resistance to the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea and that this effect is mediated by the photoreceptor UVR8...
  2. Kittl R, Gonaus C, Pillei C, Haltrich D, Ludwig R. Constitutive expression of Botrytis aclada laccase in Pichia pastoris. Bioengineered. 2012;3:232-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The recently cloned laccase from the ascomycete Botrytis aclada (BaLac) has been efficiently expressed in P...
  3. Akagi A, Dandekar A, Stotz H. Resistance of Malus domestica fruit to Botrytis cinerea depends on endogenous ethylene biosynthesis. Phytopathology. 2011;101:1311-21 pubmed publisher
    ..ACS)-silenced apple (Malus domestica) fruit that express a sense construct of ACS were more susceptible to Botrytis cinerea than untransformed apple, demonstrating that ethylene strengthens fruit resistance to B...
  4. Verhagen B, Trotel Aziz P, Couderchet M, Hofte M, Aziz A. Pseudomonas spp.-induced systemic resistance to Botrytis cinerea is associated with induction and priming of defence responses in grapevine. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:249-60 pubmed publisher
    ..of Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa 7NSK2 to induce resistance in grapevine against Botrytis cinerea is demonstrated. Both strains also triggered an oxidative burst and phytoalexin (i.e...
  5. Rolle L, Giordano M, Giacosa S, Vincenzi S, Río Segade S, Torchio F, et al. CIEL*a*b* parameters of white dehydrated grapes as quality markers according to chemical composition, volatile profile and mechanical properties. Anal Chim Acta. 2012;732:105-13 pubmed publisher
    ..the higher content of sugars, gluconic acid and glycerol, but lower titratable acidity, suggests the presence of Botrytis cinerea Pers. infection in blue withered berries, which has been microbiologically confirmed...
  6. Turrion Gomez J, Eslava A, Benito E. The flavohemoglobin BCFHG1 is the main NO detoxification system and confers protection against nitrosative conditions but is not a virulence factor in the fungal necrotroph Botrytis cinerea. Fungal Genet Biol. 2010;47:484-96 pubmed publisher
    Flavohemoglobins constitute a group of proteins involved in the metabolism of nitric oxide (NO). Botrytis cinerea was shown to have a single flavohemoglobin coding gene, Bcfhg1...
  7. Yin Y, Kim Y, Xiao C. Molecular characterization of boscalid resistance in field isolates of Botrytis cinerea from apple. Phytopathology. 2011;101:986-95 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea isolates obtained from apple orchards were screened for resistance to boscalid...
  8. Michielse C, Becker M, Heller J, Moraga J, Collado I, Tudzynski P. The Botrytis cinerea Reg1 protein, a putative transcriptional regulator, is required for pathogenicity, conidiogenesis, and the production of secondary metabolites. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:1074-85 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea, which causes gray-mold rot, attacks a wide range of plant species. To understand the infection process, the role of a putative transcriptional regulator, BcReg1 (regulator 1), in pathogenicity was studied...
  9. Soylu E, Kurt S, Soylu S. In vitro and in vivo antifungal activities of the essential oils of various plants against tomato grey mould disease agent Botrytis cinerea. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;143:183-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was to find an alternative to synthetic fungicides currently used in the control of devastating fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea, the causal agent of grey mould disease of tomato...
  10. Seidl V, Song L, Lindquist E, Gruber S, Koptchinskiy A, Zeilinger S, et al. Transcriptomic response of the mycoparasitic fungus Trichoderma atroviride to the presence of a fungal prey. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:567 pubmed publisher
    ..expression changes during the begin of physical contact between Trichoderma atroviride and two plant pathogens Botrytis cinerea and Rhizoctonia solani, and compared with gene expression patterns of mycelial and conidiating cultures, ..

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  1. Demkura P, Ballaré C. UVR8 mediates UV-B-induced Arabidopsis defense responses against Botrytis cinerea by controlling sinapate accumulation. Mol Plant. 2012;5:642-52 pubmed publisher
    ..that ecologically meaningful doses of UV-B radiation increase Arabidopsis resistance to the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea and that this effect is mediated by the photoreceptor UVR8...
  2. Kittl R, Gonaus C, Pillei C, Haltrich D, Ludwig R. Constitutive expression of Botrytis aclada laccase in Pichia pastoris. Bioengineered. 2012;3:232-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The recently cloned laccase from the ascomycete Botrytis aclada (BaLac) has been efficiently expressed in P...
  3. Akagi A, Dandekar A, Stotz H. Resistance of Malus domestica fruit to Botrytis cinerea depends on endogenous ethylene biosynthesis. Phytopathology. 2011;101:1311-21 pubmed publisher
    ..ACS)-silenced apple (Malus domestica) fruit that express a sense construct of ACS were more susceptible to Botrytis cinerea than untransformed apple, demonstrating that ethylene strengthens fruit resistance to B...
  4. Verhagen B, Trotel Aziz P, Couderchet M, Hofte M, Aziz A. Pseudomonas spp.-induced systemic resistance to Botrytis cinerea is associated with induction and priming of defence responses in grapevine. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:249-60 pubmed publisher
    ..of Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa 7NSK2 to induce resistance in grapevine against Botrytis cinerea is demonstrated. Both strains also triggered an oxidative burst and phytoalexin (i.e...
  5. Rolle L, Giordano M, Giacosa S, Vincenzi S, Río Segade S, Torchio F, et al. CIEL*a*b* parameters of white dehydrated grapes as quality markers according to chemical composition, volatile profile and mechanical properties. Anal Chim Acta. 2012;732:105-13 pubmed publisher
    ..the higher content of sugars, gluconic acid and glycerol, but lower titratable acidity, suggests the presence of Botrytis cinerea Pers. infection in blue withered berries, which has been microbiologically confirmed...
  6. Turrion Gomez J, Eslava A, Benito E. The flavohemoglobin BCFHG1 is the main NO detoxification system and confers protection against nitrosative conditions but is not a virulence factor in the fungal necrotroph Botrytis cinerea. Fungal Genet Biol. 2010;47:484-96 pubmed publisher
    Flavohemoglobins constitute a group of proteins involved in the metabolism of nitric oxide (NO). Botrytis cinerea was shown to have a single flavohemoglobin coding gene, Bcfhg1...
  7. Yin Y, Kim Y, Xiao C. Molecular characterization of boscalid resistance in field isolates of Botrytis cinerea from apple. Phytopathology. 2011;101:986-95 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea isolates obtained from apple orchards were screened for resistance to boscalid...
  8. Michielse C, Becker M, Heller J, Moraga J, Collado I, Tudzynski P. The Botrytis cinerea Reg1 protein, a putative transcriptional regulator, is required for pathogenicity, conidiogenesis, and the production of secondary metabolites. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:1074-85 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea, which causes gray-mold rot, attacks a wide range of plant species. To understand the infection process, the role of a putative transcriptional regulator, BcReg1 (regulator 1), in pathogenicity was studied...
  9. Soylu E, Kurt S, Soylu S. In vitro and in vivo antifungal activities of the essential oils of various plants against tomato grey mould disease agent Botrytis cinerea. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;143:183-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was to find an alternative to synthetic fungicides currently used in the control of devastating fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea, the causal agent of grey mould disease of tomato...
  10. Seidl V, Song L, Lindquist E, Gruber S, Koptchinskiy A, Zeilinger S, et al. Transcriptomic response of the mycoparasitic fungus Trichoderma atroviride to the presence of a fungal prey. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:567 pubmed publisher
    ..expression changes during the begin of physical contact between Trichoderma atroviride and two plant pathogens Botrytis cinerea and Rhizoctonia solani, and compared with gene expression patterns of mycelial and conidiating cultures, ..
  11. Schumacher J, Pradier J, Simon A, Traeger S, Moraga J, Collado I, et al. Natural variation in the VELVET gene bcvel1 affects virulence and light-dependent differentiation in Botrytis cinerea. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47840 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea is an aggressive plant pathogen causing gray mold disease on various plant species. In this study, we identified the genetic origin for significantly differing phenotypes of the two sequenced B. cinerea isolates, B05...
  12. Moffat C, Ingle R, Wathugala D, Saunders N, Knight H, Knight M. ERF5 and ERF6 play redundant roles as positive regulators of JA/Et-mediated defense against Botrytis cinerea in Arabidopsis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35995 pubmed publisher
    ..necrotrophic pathogens is generally mediated through JA/Et-signalling, resistance against the fungal necrotroph Botrytis cinerea was examined. Constitutive expression of ERF5 or ERF6 resulted in significantly increased resistance...
  13. Yan L, Yang Q, Sundin G, Li H, Ma Z. The mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase BOS5 is involved in regulating vegetative differentiation and virulence in Botrytis cinerea. Fungal Genet Biol. 2010;47:753-60 pubmed publisher
    We present a characterization of bos5 from Botrytis cinerea, a gene that encodes a mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase (MAPKK), which is homologous to OS-5 of Neurospora crassa...
  14. Hong Y, Cilindre C, Liger Belair G, Jeandet P, Hertkorn N, Schmitt Kopplin P. Metabolic influence of Botrytis cinerea infection in champagne base wine. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:7237-45 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea infection of grape berries leads to changes in the chemical composition of grape and the corresponding wine and, thus, affects wine quality...
  15. Giesbert S, Schumacher J, Kupas V, Espino J, Segmüller N, Haeuser Hahn I, et al. Identification of pathogenesis-associated genes by T-DNA-mediated insertional mutagenesis in Botrytis cinerea: a type 2A phosphoprotein phosphatase and an SPT3 transcription factor have significant impact on virulence. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:481-95 pubmed publisher
    ..transformation (ATMT) was used to generate an insertional mutant library of the gray mold fungus Botrytis cinerea...
  16. Schouten A, Maksimova O, Cuesta Arenas Y, van den Berg G, Raaijmakers J. Involvement of the ABC transporter BcAtrB and the laccase BcLCC2 in defence of Botrytis cinerea against the broad-spectrum antibiotic 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol. Environ Microbiol. 2008;10:1145-57 pubmed publisher
    ..this study show that both degradative and non-degradative defence mechanisms enable the plant pathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea to resist the broad-spectrum, phenolic antibiotic 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol (2,4-DAPG)...
  17. Noda J, Brito N, González C. The Botrytis cinerea xylanase Xyn11A contributes to virulence with its necrotizing activity, not with its catalytic activity. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:38 pubmed publisher
    The Botrytis cinerea xylanase Xyn11A has been previously shown to be required for full virulence of this organism despite its poor contribution to the secreted xylanase activity and the low xylan content of B. cinerea hosts...
  18. Wu M, Jin F, Zhang J, Yang L, Jiang D, Li G. Characterization of a novel bipartite double-stranded RNA mycovirus conferring hypovirulence in the phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis porri. J Virol. 2012;86:6605-19 pubmed publisher
    The ascomycete Botrytis porri causes clove rot and leaf blight of garlic worldwide...
  19. Han L, Li G, Yang K, Mao G, Wang R, Liu Y, et al. Mitogen-activated protein kinase 3 and 6 regulate Botrytis cinerea-induced ethylene production in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2010;64:114-27 pubmed publisher
    Plants challenged by pathogens, especially necrotrophic fungi such as Botrytis cinerea, produce high levels of ethylene. At present, the signaling pathways underlying the induction of ethylene after pathogen infection are largely unknown...
  20. L Haridon F, Besson Bard A, Binda M, Serrano M, Abou Mansour E, Balet F, et al. A permeable cuticle is associated with the release of reactive oxygen species and induction of innate immunity. PLoS Pathog. 2011;7:e1002148 pubmed publisher
    Wounded leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana show transient immunity to Botrytis cinerea, the causal agent of grey mould...
  21. Bokor A, Kohn L, Poulter R, van Kan J. PRP8 inteins in species of the genus Botrytis and other ascomycetes. Fungal Genet Biol. 2012;49:250-61 pubmed publisher
    ..We have previously demonstrated that the HEG of the PRP8 intein is highly active during meiosis in Botrytis cinerea...
  22. Chen S, Liu A, Zhang S, Li C, Chang R, Liu D, et al. Overexpression of mitochondrial uncoupling protein conferred resistance to heat stress and Botrytis cinerea infection in tomato. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;73:245-53 pubmed publisher
    ..The transgenic tomato plants also exhibited significant increases in tolerance against the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea...
  23. Simon A, Dalmais B, Morgant G, Viaud M. Screening of a Botrytis cinerea one-hybrid library reveals a Cys2His2 transcription factor involved in the regulation of secondary metabolism gene clusters. Fungal Genet Biol. 2013;52:9-19 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea, the grey mould fungus, secretes non-host-specific phytotoxins that kill the cells of many plant species...
  24. Heller J, Ruhnke N, Espino J, Massaroli M, Collado I, Tudzynski P. The mitogen-activated protein kinase BcSak1 of Botrytis cinerea is required for pathogenic development and has broad regulatory functions beyond stress response. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:802-16 pubmed publisher
    The mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) BcSak1 of Botrytis cinerea is activated upon exposure to H(2)O(2) and, hence, might be involved in coping with oxidative stress during infection...
  25. Liu W, Soulié M, Perrino C, Fillinger S. The osmosensing signal transduction pathway from Botrytis cinerea regulates cell wall integrity and MAP kinase pathways control melanin biosynthesis with influence of light. Fungal Genet Biol. 2011;48:377-87 pubmed publisher
    ..that the osmotic signal transduction cascade is involved in cell wall integrity in the phytopathogenic ascomycete Botrytis cinerea...
  26. Schumacher J, Gautier A, Morgant G, Studt L, Ducrot P, Le Pêcheur P, et al. A functional bikaverin biosynthesis gene cluster in rare strains of Botrytis cinerea is positively controlled by VELVET. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53729 pubmed publisher
    ..and nonfunctional bikaverin cluster has been found in the genome of the unrelated phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea. In this study, we provided evidence that rare B...
  27. Leroux P, Gredt M, Leroch M, Walker A. Exploring mechanisms of resistance to respiratory inhibitors in field strains of Botrytis cinerea, the causal agent of gray mold. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:6615-30 pubmed publisher
    ..A few years after the approval of these inhibitors for use on grapevines, field isolates of Botrytis cinerea, the causal agent of gray mold, resistant to one or both of these classes of fungicide were recovered in ..
  28. Nisiotou A, Rantsiou K, Iliopoulos V, Cocolin L, Nychas G. Bacterial species associated with sound and Botrytis-infected grapes from a Greek vineyard. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011;145:432-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, bacterial species associated with sound and Botrytis-infected grapes of two cultivars originating from the same vineyard were assessed...
  29. Bardas G, Veloukas T, Koutita O, Karaoglanidis G. Multiple resistance of Botrytis cinerea from kiwifruit to SDHIs, QoIs and fungicides of other chemical groups. Pest Manag Sci. 2010;66:967-73 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea Pers.: Fr. is a high-risk pathogen for fungicide resistance development that has caused resistance problems on many crops throughout the world...
  30. Li B, Wang W, Zong Y, Qin G, Tian S. Exploring pathogenic mechanisms of Botrytis cinerea secretome under different ambient pH based on comparative proteomic analysis. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:4249-60 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea causes gray mold rot on over 200 plant species worldwide, resulting in great economic loss every year. Cooperation of proteins secreted by B. cinerea plays an important role in its successful infection to host plants...
  31. Dulermo T, Rascle C, Billon Grand G, Gout E, Bligny R, Cotton P. Novel insights into mannitol metabolism in the fungal plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea. Biochem J. 2010;427:323-32 pubmed publisher
    In order to redefine the mannitol pathway in the necrotrophic plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea, we used a targeted deletion strategy of genes encoding two proteins of mannitol metabolism, BcMTDH (B...
  32. El Oirdi M, El Rahman T, Rigano L, El Hadrami A, Rodríguez M, Daayf F, et al. Botrytis cinerea manipulates the antagonistic effects between immune pathways to promote disease development in tomato. Plant Cell. 2011;23:2405-21 pubmed publisher
    ..SA can antagonize JA signaling and vice versa. Here, we report that the necrotrophic pathogen Botrytis cinerea exploits this antagonism as a strategy to cause disease development. We show that B...
  33. Lloyd A, William Allwood J, Winder C, Dunn W, Heald J, Cristescu S, et al. Metabolomic approaches reveal that cell wall modifications play a major role in ethylene-mediated resistance against Botrytis cinerea. Plant J. 2011;67:852-68 pubmed publisher
    In Arabidopsis, resistance to the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea is conferred by ethylene via poorly understood mechanisms...
  34. Brauc S, De Vooght E, Claeys M, Geuns J, Hofte M, Angenon G. Overexpression of arginase in Arabidopsis thaliana influences defence responses against Botrytis cinerea. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14 Suppl 1:39-45 pubmed publisher
    ..We observed an accumulation of ARGAH2 mRNA in Arabidopsis upon inoculation with the necrotrophic pathogen Botrytis cinerea...
  35. Rossi F, Gárriz A, Marina M, Romero F, Gonzalez M, Collado I, et al. The sesquiterpene botrydial produced by Botrytis cinerea induces the hypersensitive response on plant tissues and its action is modulated by salicylic acid and jasmonic acid signaling. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:888-96 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea, as a necrotrophic fungus, kills host tissues and feeds on the remains...
  36. Wu F, Jin W, Feng J, Chen A, Ma Z, Zhang X. Propamidine decreas mitochondrial complex III activity of Botrytis cinerea. BMB Rep. 2010;43:614-21 pubmed publisher
    ..To uncover its mechanism on pathogenetic fungi, Botrytis cinerea as an object was used to investigate effects of propamidine in this paper...
  37. Heller J, Meyer A, Tudzynski P. Redox-sensitive GFP2: use of the genetically encoded biosensor of the redox status in the filamentous fungus Botrytis cinerea. Mol Plant Pathol. 2012;13:935-47 pubmed publisher
    ..A fungal expression system for roGFP2 was constructed. Expressed in Botrytis cinerea, roGFP2 reversibly responded to redox changes induced by incubation with H(2)O(2) or dithiothreitol, ..
  38. Ponce de Leon I, Schmelz E, Gaggero C, Castro A, Alvarez A, Montesano M. Physcomitrella patens activates reinforcement of the cell wall, programmed cell death and accumulation of evolutionary conserved defence signals, such as salicylic acid and 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid, but not jasmonic acid, upon Botrytis cinerea infect. Mol Plant Pathol. 2012;13:960-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Upon infection with the necrotroph Botrytis cinerea, several defence mechanisms are induced in P...
  39. Zander M, La Camera S, Lamotte O, Metraux J, Gatz C. Arabidopsis thaliana class-II TGA transcription factors are essential activators of jasmonic acid/ethylene-induced defense responses. Plant J. 2010;61:200-10 pubmed publisher
    ..2 and b-CHI expression, which correlates with a higher susceptibility against the necrotroph Botrytis cinerea. JA/ET induction of the trans-activators ERF1 and ORA59, which act upstream of PDF1...
  40. Adrian M, Jeandet P. Effects of resveratrol on the ultrastructure of Botrytis cinerea conidia and biological significance in plant/pathogen interactions. Fitoterapia. 2012;83:1345-50 pubmed publisher
    ..conducted in order to investigate the toxicity of resveratrol at an ultra- structural level to dormant conidia of Botrytis cinerea, the causal microorganism for gray mold...
  41. Shlezinger N, Doron A, Sharon A. Apoptosis-like programmed cell death in the grey mould fungus Botrytis cinerea: genes and their role in pathogenicity. Biochem Soc Trans. 2011;39:1493-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We isolated the BIR-containing protein from the grey mould fungus Botrytis cinerea and determined its role in apoptosis and pathogenicity...
  42. Roca M, Weichert M, Siegmund U, Tudzynski P, Fleissner A. Germling fusion via conidial anastomosis tubes in the grey mould Botrytis cinerea requires NADPH oxidase activity. Fungal Biol. 2012;116:379-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that germling fusion in the grey mould Botrytis cinerea is mediated by hyphal structures possessing the typical features of CATs...
  43. Cerrudo I, Keller M, Cargnel M, Demkura P, de Wit M, Patitucci M, et al. Low red/far-red ratios reduce Arabidopsis resistance to Botrytis cinerea and jasmonate responses via a COI1-JAZ10-dependent, salicylic acid-independent mechanism. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:2042-52 pubmed publisher
    ..in plant canopies, down-regulates the expression of defense markers induced by the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea, including the genes that encode the transcription factor ETHYLENE RESPONSE FACTOR1 (ERF1) and the plant ..
  44. Staats M, van Kan J. Genome update of Botrytis cinerea strains B05.10 and T4. Eukaryot Cell. 2012;11:1413-4 pubmed publisher
    We report here an update of the Botrytis cinerea strains B05.10 and T4 genomes, as well as an automated preliminary gene structure annotation...
  45. Minz Dub A, Kokkelink L, Tudzynski B, Tudzynski P, Sharon A. Involvement of Botrytis cinerea small GTPases BcRAS1 and BcRAC in differentiation, virulence, and the cell cycle. Eukaryot Cell. 2013;12:1609-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report on the analysis of RAS1 and RAC homologues from the gray mold fungus Botrytis cinerea...
  46. El Oirdi M, Trapani A, Bouarab K. The nature of tobacco resistance against Botrytis cinerea depends on the infection structures of the pathogen. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:239-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report that resistance of tobacco to Botrytis cinerea is cultivar specific. Nicotiana tabacum cv. Petit Havana but not N. tabacum cv. Xanthi or cv...
  47. Finkelshtein A, Shlezinger N, Bunis O, Sharon A. Botrytis cinerea BcNma is involved in apoptotic cell death but not in stress adaptation. Fungal Genet Biol. 2011;48:621-30 pubmed publisher
    ..and characterization of BcNMA, an orthologue of the human pro-apoptotic gene HtrA2 from the plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea...
  48. Dalmais B, Schumacher J, Moraga J, Le Pêcheur P, Tudzynski B, Collado I, et al. The Botrytis cinerea phytotoxin botcinic acid requires two polyketide synthases for production and has a redundant role in virulence with botrydial. Mol Plant Pathol. 2011;12:564-79 pubmed publisher
    The grey mould fungus Botrytis cinerea produces two major phytotoxins, the sesquiterpene botrydial, for which the biosynthesis gene cluster has been characterized previously, and the polyketide botcinic acid...
  49. Kittl R, Mueangtoom K, Gonaus C, Khazaneh S, Sygmund C, Haltrich D, et al. A chloride tolerant laccase from the plant pathogen ascomycete Botrytis aclada expressed at high levels in Pichia pastoris. J Biotechnol. 2012;157:304-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We report on a highly chloride tolerant laccase produced by the plant pathogen ascomycete Botrytis aclada, which was recombinantly expressed in Pichia pastoris with an extremely high yield and purified to ..
  50. Manabe Y, Nafisi M, Verhertbruggen Y, Orfila C, Gille S, Rautengarten C, et al. Loss-of-function mutation of REDUCED WALL ACETYLATION2 in Arabidopsis leads to reduced cell wall acetylation and increased resistance to Botrytis cinerea. Plant Physiol. 2011;155:1068-78 pubmed publisher
    ..There were no obvious morphological or growth differences observed between the wild type and rwa2 mutants. However, both alleles of rwa2 displayed increased tolerance toward the necrotrophic fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea.
  51. Morcx S, Kunz C, Choquer M, Assié S, Blondet E, Simond Côte E, et al. Disruption of Bcchs4, Bcchs6 or Bcchs7 chitin synthase genes in Botrytis cinerea and the essential role of class VI chitin synthase (Bcchs6). Fungal Genet Biol. 2013;52:1-8 pubmed publisher
    Chitin synthases play critical roles in hyphal development and fungal pathogenicity. Previous studies on Botrytis cinerea, a model organism for necrotrophic pathogens, have shown that disruption of Bcchs1 and more particularly Bcchs3a ..
  52. Li X, Ji M, Qi Z, Li X, Shen Y, Gu Z, et al. Synthesis of 2-amino-6-oxocyclohexenylsulfonamides and their activity against Botrytis cinerea. Pest Manag Sci. 2011;67:986-92 pubmed publisher
    ..activity of 2-oxocyclohexylsulfonamides (2), a series of novel 2-amino-6-oxocyclohexenylsulfonamides (6 to 23) were synthesised, and their fungicidal activities against Botrytis cinerea Pers. were evaluated in vitro and in vivo.
  53. Jonkers W, van Kan J, Tijm P, Lee Y, Tudzynski P, Rep M, et al. The FRP1 F-box gene has different functions in sexuality, pathogenicity and metabolism in three fungal pathogens. Mol Plant Pathol. 2011;12:548-63 pubmed publisher
    ..role of Frp1 in other plant-pathogenic fungi, FRP1 deletion mutants were generated in Fusarium graminearum and Botrytis cinerea, and their phenotypes were analysed. Deletion of FgFRP1 in F...
  54. La Camera S, L Haridon F, Astier J, Zander M, Abou Mansour E, Page G, et al. The glutaredoxin ATGRXS13 is required to facilitate Botrytis cinerea infection of Arabidopsis thaliana plants. Plant J. 2011;68:507-19 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea is a major pre- and post-harvest necrotrophic pathogen with a broad host range that causes substantial crop losses. The plant hormone jasmonic acid (JA) is involved in the basal resistance against this fungus...
  55. Vicedo B, Flors V, de la O Leyva M, Finiti I, Kravchuk Z, Real M, et al. Hexanoic acid-induced resistance against Botrytis cinerea in tomato plants. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2009;22:1455-65 pubmed publisher
    We have demonstrated that root treatment with hexanoic acid protects tomato plants against Botrytis cinerea...
  56. Campbell M, Staats M, van Kan J, Rokas A, Slot J. Repeated loss of an anciently horizontally transferred gene cluster in Botrytis. Mycologia. 2013;105:1126-34 pubmed publisher
    ..metabolic gene cluster were shown to have undergone horizontal transfer (HGT) from a Fusarium donor to the Botrytis lineage. Of these five, two enzyme-encoding genes are found as pseudogenes in B...
  57. Walker A, Gautier A, Confais J, Martinho D, Viaud M, Le P Cheur P, et al. Botrytis pseudocinerea, a new cryptic species causing gray mold in French vineyards in sympatry with Botrytis cinerea. Phytopathology. 2011;101:1433-45 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea is a major crop pathogen infesting >220 hosts worldwide. A cryptic species has been identified in some French populations but the new species, B. pseudocinerea, has not been fully delimited and established...
  58. He L, Liu Y, Mustapha A, Lin M. Antifungal activity of zinc oxide nanoparticles against Botrytis cinerea and Penicillium expansum. Microbiol Res. 2011;166:207-15 pubmed publisher
    ..of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) and their mode of action against two postharvest pathogenic fungi (Botrytis cinerea and Penicillium expansum) were investigated in this study...
  59. Zhang L, Thiewes H, van Kan J. The D-galacturonic acid catabolic pathway in Botrytis cinerea. Fungal Genet Biol. 2011;48:990-7 pubmed publisher
    ..genetic characterization of the entire D-galacturonate-specific catabolic pathway in the plant pathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea. The B...
  60. Schamber A, Leroch M, Diwo J, Mendgen K, Hahn M. The role of mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase signalling components and the Ste12 transcription factor in germination and pathogenicity of Botrytis cinerea. Mol Plant Pathol. 2010;11:105-19 pubmed publisher
    ..MAP kinase cascade and the putative downstream transcription factor Ste12 were analysed in the grey mould fungus Botrytis cinerea...
  61. Ascari J, Boaventura M, Takahashi J, Durán Patrón R, Hernandez Galan R, Macías Sánchez A, et al. Phytotoxic activity and metabolism of Botrytis cinerea and structure-activity relationships of isocaryolane derivatives. J Nat Prod. 2013;76:1016-24 pubmed publisher
    ..2.1.0(2,5)]undecan-12-ol (5a) by the fungal phytopathogen Botrytis cinerea...
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    ..in the vascular tissue of the stem, is pivotal for mediating disease susceptibility to the fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea...
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    ..We evaluated the ability of chitosan to confer resistance to Botrytis cinerea in Arabidopsis leaves...
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  65. Mosbach A, Leroch M, Mendgen K, Hahn M. Lack of evidence for a role of hydrophobins in conferring surface hydrophobicity to conidia and hyphae of Botrytis cinerea. BMC Microbiol. 2011;11:10 pubmed publisher
    ..Hydrophobin mutants in a variety of fungi have been described to show 'easily wettable' phenotypes, indicating that hydrophobins play a general role in conferring surface hydrophobicity to aerial hyphae and spores...
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    ..expression profiles from a single Arabidopsis thaliana leaf during infection by the necrotrophic fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea...
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    ..micronutrient, was effective in the form of potassium tetraborate for control of postharvest gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea on table grapes stored at room temperature or at 0 degrees C...
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    To develop a sensitive, rapid and simple method for detection of Botrytis cinerea based on loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) that would be suitable for use outside a conventional laboratory setting.
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    ..Here, we evaluated the role of an ERF transcription factor, RELATED TO AP2 2 (RAP2.2), in Botrytis resistance and ethylene responses in Arabidopsis...
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    ..we have investigated the roles played by these MAPKs in elicitor-induced resistance against the fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea...
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    ..Here we give a detailed analysis of components of the Nox complexes in the gray mold fungus Botrytis cinerea...
  72. Shlezinger N, Minz A, Gur Y, Hatam I, Dagdas Y, Talbot N, et al. Anti-apoptotic machinery protects the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea from host-induced apoptotic-like cell death during plant infection. PLoS Pathog. 2011;7:e1002185 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that the necrotrophic grey mold fungus Botrytis cinerea undergoes massive apoptotic-like programmed cell death (PCD) following germination on the host plant...
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    b>Botrytis cinerea, a model necrotrophic fungal pathogen that causes gray mold as it infects different organs on more than 200 plant species, is a significant contributor to postharvest rot in fresh fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes...
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    ..from the vineyard, can induce defense responses and enhance resistance of grapevine against the fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea...
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    Cell-wall chitin biosynthesis in the phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea involves 7 classes of chitin synthases...
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    Targeted gene inactivation is extensively used in the plant pathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea for gene function analysis while strategies involving the expression of reporter genes have been rarely used due to the lack of appropriate ..
  77. Frías M, González C, Brito N. BcSpl1, a cerato-platanin family protein, contributes to Botrytis cinerea virulence and elicits the hypersensitive response in the host. New Phytol. 2011;192:483-95 pubmed publisher
    ..A member of this family, BcSpl1, is one of the most abundant proteins in the Botrytis cinerea secretome...
  78. Frías M, Brito N, González C. The Botrytis cinerea cerato-platanin BcSpl1 is a potent inducer of systemic acquired resistance (SAR) in tobacco and generates a wave of salicylic acid expanding from the site of application. Mol Plant Pathol. 2013;14:191-6 pubmed publisher
    ..BcSpl1, a cerato-platanin family protein abundantly secreted by Botrytis cinerea, is required for full virulence and elicits the hypersensitive response in the host...
  79. Arbelet D, Malfatti P, Simond Côte E, Fontaine T, Desquilbet L, Expert D, et al. Disruption of the Bcchs3a chitin synthase gene in Botrytis cinerea is responsible for altered adhesion and overstimulation of host plant immunity. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:1324-34 pubmed publisher
    ..isolation and characterization of a mutant in class III chitin synthase, Bcchs3a, in the phytopathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea. We demonstrated that virulence of this mutant is severely impaired...
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    ..In Arabidopsis seedlings whose roots are in contact with T. virens or T. atroviride, and challenged with Botrytis cinerea in leaves, disease severity was significantly reduced compared to axenically grown seedlings...
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    Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Botrytis cinerea are closely related necrotrophic plant pathogenic fungi notable for their wide host ranges and environmental persistence...
  82. Leroch M, Kleber A, Silva E, Coenen T, Koppenhöfer D, Shmaryahu A, et al. Transcriptome profiling of Botrytis cinerea conidial germination reveals upregulation of infection-related genes during the prepenetration stage. Eukaryot Cell. 2013;12:614-26 pubmed publisher
    b>Botrytis cinerea causes gray mold on a great number of host plants. Infection is initiated by airborne conidia that invade the host tissue, often by penetration of intact epidermal cells...
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    ..In this work, we used data mining of the Botrytis cinerea genomic sequence and a molecular approach to identify Boty-like LTR retrotransposons in B...
  84. Laluk K, Luo H, Chai M, Dhawan R, Lai Z, Mengiste T. Biochemical and genetic requirements for function of the immune response regulator BOTRYTIS-INDUCED KINASE1 in plant growth, ethylene signaling, and PAMP-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:2831-49 pubmed publisher
    Arabidopsis thaliana BOTRYTIS-INDUCED KINASE1 (BIK1) regulates immune responses to a distinct class of pathogens. Here, mechanisms underlying BIK1 function and its interactions with other immune response regulators were determined...
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    ..sequences of Botrytiscinereamitovirus 1 (BcMV1) and an associated RNA (BcMV1-S) in strain CanBc-1c-78 of Botrytis cinerea were determined. Sequence analysis showed that BcMV1 is 2804 nt long and AU-rich (66.8%)...
  86. Mao G, Meng X, Liu Y, Zheng Z, Chen Z, Zhang S. Phosphorylation of a WRKY transcription factor by two pathogen-responsive MAPKs drives phytoalexin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:1639-53 pubmed publisher
    ..mobility shift assay, we demonstrate that WRKY33 is phosphorylated by MPK3/MPK6 in vivo in response to Botrytis cinerea infection...
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    ..b>Botrytis cinerea and Oidium spp...
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    ..to characterize at a transcriptional level, the defence responses of Arabidopsis thaliana after infection with Botrytis cinerea using microarrays...