Carica papaya MicroRNAs Are Responsive to Papaya meleira virus Infection

Abstract

MicroRNAs are implicated in the response to biotic stresses. Papaya meleira virus (PMeV) is the causal agent of sticky disease, a commercially important pathology in papaya for which there are currently no resistant varieties. PMeV has a number of unusual features, such as residence in the laticifers of infected plants, and the response of the papaya to… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103401

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