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VirB/D4-dependent protein translocation from Agrobacterium into plant cells.
The Agrobacterium VirB/D4 transport system mediates the transfer of a nucleoprotein T complex into plant cells, leading to crown gall disease. In addition, several Virulence proteins must somehow beExpand
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Positive charge is an important feature of the C-terminal transport signal of the VirB/D4-translocated proteins of Agrobacterium.
Several human pathogens and the plant pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens use a type IV secretion system for translocation of effector proteins into host cells. How effector proteins are selected forExpand
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A bipartite signal mediates the transfer of type IV secretion substrates of Bartonella henselae into human cells.
Bacterial type IV secretion (T4S) systems mediate the transfer of macromolecular substrates into various target cells, e.g., the conjugative transfer of DNA into bacteria or the transfer of virulenceExpand
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Symbiotic phenotypes and translocated effector proteins of the Mesorhizobium loti strain R7A VirB/D4 type IV secretion system
The symbiosis island of Mesorhizobium loti strain R7A contains genes with strong similarity to the structural vir genes (virB1‐11; virD4) of Agrobacterium tumefaciens that encode the type IVExpand
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Exploitation of Eukaryotic Ubiquitin Signaling Pathways by Effectors Translocated by Bacterial Type III and Type IV Secretion Systems
The specific and covalent addition of ubiquitin to proteins, known as ubiquitination, is a eukaryotic-specific modification central to many cellular processes, such as cell cycle progression,Expand
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Recognition of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens VirE2 Translocation Signal by the VirB/D4 Transport System Does Not Require VirE11
Agrobacterium tumefaciens uses a type IV secretion system to deliver a nucleoprotein complex and effector proteins directly into plant cells. The single-stranded DNA-binding protein VirE2, the F-boxExpand
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Analysis of Vir protein translocation from Agrobacterium tumefaciens using Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model: evidence for transport of a novel effector protein VirE3.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens causes crown gall disease on a variety of plants. During the infection process Agrobacterium transfers a nucleoprotein complex, the VirD2 T-complex, and at least two VirExpand
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Site-specific integration of Agrobacterium T-DNA in Arabidopsis thaliana mediated by Cre recombinase.
In this study Agrobacterium tumefaciens transferred DNA (T-DNA) was targeted to a chromosomally introduced lox site in Arabidopsis thaliana by employing the Cre recombinase system. To this end,Expand
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Exposing the third chromosome of Burkholderia cepacia complex strains as a virulence plasmid
The Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) consists of 17 closely related species of opportunistic bacterial pathogens, which are particularly problematic for cystic fibrosis patients andExpand
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Stable Recombinase-Mediated Cassette Exchange in Arabidopsis Using Agrobacterium tumefaciens1
Site-specific integration is an attractive method for the improvement of current transformation technologies aimed at the production of stable transgenic plants. Here, we present a Cre-basedExpand
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