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The Root Knot Nematode Resistance Gene Mi from Tomato Is a Member of the Leucine Zipper, Nucleotide Binding, Leucine-Rich Repeat Family of Plant Genes
The Mi locus of tomato confers resistance to root knot nematodes. Tomato DNA spanning the locus was isolated as bacterial artificial chromosome clones, and 52 kb of contiguous DNA was sequenced.Expand
The nematode resistance gene Mi of tomato confers resistance against the potato aphid.
Resistance against the aphid Macrosiphum euphorbiae previously was observed in tomato and attributed to a novel gene, designated Meu-1, tightly linked to the nematode resistance gene, Mi. RecentExpand
Nematode pathogenesis and resistance in plants.
Nematodes comprise a large phylum of animals that includes plant and animal parasites as well as many free-living species (Maggenti, 1981). Plant parasitic nematodes are obligate parasites, obtainingExpand
Sequence and genetic map of Meloidogyne hapla: A compact nematode genome for plant parasitism
We have established Meloidogyne hapla as a tractable model plant-parasitic nematode amenable to forward and reverse genetics, and we present a complete genome sequence. At 54 Mbp, M. hapla representsExpand
Nematode resistance in plants: the battle underground.
Parasitic nematodes infect thousands of plant species, but some plants harbor specific resistance genes that defend against these pests. Several nematode resistance genes have been cloned in plants,Expand
Evidence for a Role of the N Terminus and Leucine-Rich Repeat Region of the Mi Gene Product in Regulation of Localized Cell Death
The tomato Mi gene confers resistance against root-knot nematodes and potato aphids. Chimeric constructs of the functional gene, Mi-1.2, with a homolog, Mi-1.1, were produced, and their phenotypesExpand
The root-knot nematode resistance gene Mi-1.2 of tomato is responsible for resistance against the whitefly Bemisia tabaci.
The tomato gene Mi-1.2 confers resistance against root-knot nematodes and some isolates of potato aphid. Resistance to the whitefly Bemisia tabaci previously has been observed in Mi-bearingExpand
Root-knot nematode resistance genes in tomato and their potential for future use.
  • V. Williamson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of phytopathology
  • 1998
The gene Mi, which confers resistance to several species of root-knot nematode, is present in many modern tomato cultivars. Recent cloning of this gene revealed that it encodes a member of the plantExpand
A PCR-based marker tightly linked to the nematode resistance gene, Mi, in tomato
A PCR-based codominant marker has been developed which is tightly linked to Mi, a dominant genetic locus in tomato that confers resistance to several species of root-knot nematode. DNA from tomatoExpand
Plant-nematode interactions.
Root-knot nematodes and cyst nematodes are obligate, biotrophic pathogens of numerous plant species. These organisms cause dramatic changes in the morphology and physiology of their hosts. TheExpand