Davis W. Cheng

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BACKGROUND Plant cytochrome P450 monooxygenases (CYP) mediate synthesis and metabolism of many physiologically important primary and secondary compounds that are related to plant defense against a range of pathogenic microbes and insects. To determine if cytochrome P450 monooxygenases are involved in defense response to Xylella fastidiosa (Xf) infection, we(More)
Transgenic tobacco plants expressing the Caenorhabditis elegans programmed cell death gene ced-9, in both sense and antisense orientations, were produced using Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation. The generated transgenic tobacco plants were tested for resistance to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita by measuring gall formation, size(More)
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