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Translational biology of nematode effectors. Or, to put it another way, functional analysis of effectors – what’s the point?

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Sophie Mantelin, Peter Thorpe, John Jones

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Abstract

There has been a huge amount of work put into identifying and characterising effectors from plant-parasitic nematodes in recent years. Although this work has provided insights into the mechanisms by which nematodes can infect plants, the potential translational outputs of much of this research are not always clear. This short article will summarise how developments in effector biology have allowed, or will allow, new control strategies to be developed, drawing on examples from nematology and from other pathosystems.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-261
JournalNematology
Volume19
Early online date8 Feb 2017
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StatePublished - 2017

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  • Plant-parasitic nematode

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