Labavitch Lab

Selected Publications

Cantu, D., A. R. Vicente, L. C. Greve, F. M. Dewey, A. B. Bennett, J. M. Labavitch, and A. L. T. Powell. "The intersection between cell wall disassembly, ripening, and fruit susceptibility to Botrytis cinerea."
PNAS. January 22, 2008. Vol. 105, no. 3, 859–864.

Cantu, D., A.R. Vicente, J.M. Labavitch, A.B. Bennett, and A.L.T. Powell. "Strangers in the matrix: plant cell walls
and pathogen susceptibility." Trends in Plant Science. 2008. Vol.13 No.11 p 610-617.

Maria de la Paz Celorio-Mancera, Margaret L. Allen, Ann L. Powell, Hamid Ahmadi, Michelle R. Salemi, Brett S. Phinney, Kenneth A. Shackel, L. Carl Greve, Larry R. Teuber, John M. Labavitch. "Polygalacturonase causes lygus-like damage on plants: cloning and identification of western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus) polygalacturonases secreted during feeding." Arthropod-Plant Interactions (2008) 2:215–225.

Kenneth A. Shackel, Maria de la Paz Celorio-Mancera, Hamid Ahmadi, L. Carl Greve,
Larry R. Teuber, Elaine A. Backus, and John M. Labavitch. "Micro-Injection of Lygus Salivary Gland Proteins
to Simulate Feeding Damage in Alfalfa and Cotton Flowers." Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 58:69–83, 2005.

Ann L. T. Powell, Jan van Kan, Arjen ten Have, Jaap Visser, L. Carl Greve, Alan B. Bennett,
and John M. Labavitch. "Transgenic Expression of Pear PGIP in Tomato Limits Fungal Colonization." Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions  Vol. 13, No. 9, 2000, pp. 942–950.

M.Caroline Roper, L. Carl Greve, Jeremy G. Warren, John M. Labavitch, and Bruce C. Kirkpatrick. Xylella fastidiosa Requires Polygalacturonase for Colonization and Pathogenicity in Vitis vinifera Grapevines. MPMI Vol. 20, No. 4, 2007, pp. 411–419.

Maria de la Paz Celorio-Mancera, L. Carl Greve, Larry R. Teuber, and John M. Labavitch. "Identification of Endo-- and Exo-polygalacturonase activity in Lygus hesperus (Knight) Salivary Glands." Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, Vol. 70, No. 2, 122–135 (2009).


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