Transcriptome Analysis of Kiwifruit in Response to Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Infection
AbstractKiwifruit bacterial canker caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa) has brought about a severe threat to the kiwifruit industry worldwide since its first outbreak in 2008. Studies on other pathovars of P. syringae are revealing the pathogenesis of these pathogens, but little about the mechanism of kiwifruit bacterial canker is known. In order to explore the species-specific interaction between Psa and kiwifruit, we analyzed the transcriptomic profile of kiwifruit infected by Psa. After 48 h, 8255 differentially expressed genes were identified, including those involved in metabolic process, secondary metabolites metabolism and plant response to stress. Genes related to biosynthesis of terpens were obviously regulated, indicating terpens may play roles in suppressing the growth of Psa. We identified 283 differentially expressed resistant genes, of which most U-box domain containing genes were obviously up regulated. Expression of genes involved in plant immunity was detected and some key genes showed differential expression. Our results suggest that Psa induced defense response of kiwifruit, including PAMP (pathogen/microbe-associated molecular patterns)-triggered immunity, effector-triggered immunity and hypersensitive response. Metabolic process was adjusted to adapt to these responses and production of secondary metabolites may be altered to suppress the growth of Psa. View Full-Text
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Wang, T.; Wang, G.; Jia, Z.-H.; Pan, D.-L.; Zhang, J.-Y.; Guo, Z.-R. Transcriptome Analysis of Kiwifruit in Response to Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Infection. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19, 373.
Wang T, Wang G, Jia Z-H, Pan D-L, Zhang J-Y, Guo Z-R. Transcriptome Analysis of Kiwifruit in Response to Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Infection. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2018; 19(2):373.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Tao; Wang, Gang; Jia, Zhan-Hui; Pan, De-Lin; Zhang, Ji-Yu; Guo, Zhong-Ren. 2018. "Transcriptome Analysis of Kiwifruit in Response to Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Infection." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 19, no. 2: 373.
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