virus induced gene silencing (VIGS)

Known as: VIGS, virus induced gene silencing, virus-induced gene silencing 
Specific posttranscriptional gene inactivation ('silencing') both of viral gene(s), and host gene(s) homologous to the viral genes. This silencing is… (More)
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2009
2009
RNA interference (RNAi) is a highly specific gene-silencing phenomenon triggered by dsRNA. This silencing mechanism uses two… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) is a plant RNA-silencing technique that uses viral vectors carrying a fragment of a gene of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) is a powerful tool for the study of gene function in plants. Here we report that either by… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) is an important tool for the analysis of gene function in plants. In VIGS, viruses engineered… (More)
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2004
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2004
Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) has been used routinely in Nicotiana benthamiana to assess functions of candidate genes and… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) is a technology that exploits an RNA-mediated antiviral defense mechanism. In plants infected… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
RNA silencing of endogenous plant genes can be achieved by virus-mediated, transient expression of homologous gene fragments… (More)
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2002
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2002
The tobacco N gene confers resistance to tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) and encodes a Toll-interleukin-1 receptor/nucleotide binding… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The phytoene desaturase (PDS) gene of Nicotiana benthamiana was silenced in plants infected with potato virus X (PVX) vectors… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Gene silencing is an important but little understood regulatory mechanism in plants. Here we report that a viral sequence… (More)
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