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dc.contributor.authorde Ramon-Carbonell, Marta
dc.contributor.authorSánchez-Torres, Paloma
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-09T16:30:57Z
dc.date.available2018-05-09T16:30:57Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationde Ramon-Carbonell, M., Sanchez-Torres, P. (2017b). The transcription factor PdSte12 contributes to penicillium digitaturn virulence during citrus fruit infection. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 125, 129-139.
dc.identifier.issn0925-5214
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/6039
dc.description.abstractThe postharvest pathogen Penicillium digitatum is responsible for green mold decay on citrus fruit causing important economic losses. To examine possible elements involved in fungal pathogenesis/virulence and fungicide resistance, identification and functional characterization of PdSte12, a particular type of C2H2 fungal transcription factor was carried out. PdSte12 was functionally inactivated through homologous recombination. The deletant fungal strains (Delta PdSte12) failed to cause green mold decay on citrus fruit. Delta PdSte12 mutants exhibited reduced growth and impaired conidiogenesis during fungal infection towards citrus fruit. Additionally, PdSte12 was characterized via overexpression transformants, showing higher infectivity rate in a low virulence P. digitatum strain, providing evidence of PdSte12's role in virulence. Moreover, fungicide sensitivity evaluation showed that PdStel2 was not involved in fungicide resistance as other transcription factors are. These results indicate that the PdStel2 transcription factor controls invasive growth and asexual reproduction as the major virulence function. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
dc.language.isoen
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/*
dc.titleThe transcription factor PdSte12 contributes to Penicillium digitaturn virulence during citrus fruit infection
dc.typearticle
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Carretera CV-315, Km. 10,7 - 46113 Moncada (València)
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Tecnología Post-recolección
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.postharvbio.2016.11.012
dc.identifier.url
dc.journal.abbreviatedTitlePostharvest Biol.Technol.
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dc.journal.titlePostharvest Biology and Technology
dc.journal.volumeNumber125
dc.page.final139
dc.page.initial129
dc.source.typeelectronico


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