A Strain of an Emerging Indian Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Pathotype Defeats the Rice Bacterial Blight Resistance Gene xa13 Without Inducing a Clade III SWEET Gene and Is Nearly Identical to a Recent Thai Isolate

@article{Carpenter2018ASO,
  title={A Strain of an Emerging Indian Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Pathotype Defeats the Rice Bacterial Blight Resistance Gene xa13 Without Inducing a Clade III SWEET Gene and Is Nearly Identical to a Recent Thai Isolate},
  author={Sara C.D. Carpenter and Prashant Kumar Mishra and Chandrika Ghoshal and Prasanta Kumar Dash and Li Wang and Samriti Midha and Gouri Shankar Laha and Jagjeet Singh Lore and Wichai Kositratana and Nagendra Kumar Singh and Kuldeep Singh and Prabhu B. Patil and Ricardo Oliva and Sujin Patarapuwadol and Adam J. Bogdanove and Rhitu Rai},
  journal={Frontiers in Microbiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={9}
}
The rice bacterial blight pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) injects transcription activator-like effectors (TALEs) that bind and activate host “susceptibility” (S) genes important for disease. Clade III SWEET genes are major S genes for bacterial blight. The resistance genes xa5, which reduces TALE activity generally, and xa13, a SWEET11 allele not recognized by the cognate TALE, have been effectively deployed. However, strains that defeat both resistance genes individually were… 

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