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Proteomes 2014, 2(2), 208-223; doi:10.3390/proteomes2020208
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Proteomic Profiling of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris) Leaves during Rhizomania Compatible Interactions

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Received: 16 January 2014; in revised form: 15 March 2014 / Accepted: 27 March 2014 / Published: 9 April 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plant Proteomics)
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Abstract: Rhizomania, caused by Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV), severely impacts sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) production throughout the world, and is widely prevalent in most production regions. Initial efforts to characterize proteome changes focused primarily on identifying putative host factors that elicit resistant interactions with BNYVV, but as resistance breaking strains become more prevalent, effective disease control strategies will require the application of novel methods based on better understanding of disease susceptibility and symptom development. Herein, proteomic profiling was conducted on susceptible sugar beet, infected with two strains of BNYVV, to clarify the types of proteins prevalent during compatible virus-host plant interactions. Total protein was extracted from sugar beet leaf tissue infected with BNYVV, quantified, and analyzed by mass spectrometry. A total of 203 proteins were confidently identified, with a predominance of proteins associated with photosynthesis and energy, metabolism, and response to stimulus. Many proteins identified in this study are typically associated with systemic acquired resistance and general plant defense responses. These results expand on relatively limited proteomic data available for sugar beet and provide the ground work for additional studies focused on understanding the interaction of BNYVV with sugar beet.
Keywords: Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV); shot-gun proteomics; sugarbeet Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV); shot-gun proteomics; sugarbeet
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Webb, K.M.; Broccardo, C.J.; Prenni, J.E.; Wintermantel, W.M. Proteomic Profiling of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris) Leaves during Rhizomania Compatible Interactions. Proteomes 2014, 2, 208-223.

AMA Style

Webb KM, Broccardo CJ, Prenni JE, Wintermantel WM. Proteomic Profiling of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris) Leaves during Rhizomania Compatible Interactions. Proteomes. 2014; 2(2):208-223.

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Webb, Kimberly M.; Broccardo, Carolyn J.; Prenni, Jessica E.; Wintermantel, William M. 2014. "Proteomic Profiling of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris) Leaves during Rhizomania Compatible Interactions." Proteomes 2, no. 2: 208-223.

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