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Comparative Genomics Yields Insights into Niche Adaptation of Plant Vascular Wilt Pathogens

  • Steven J. Klosterman,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS, Salinas, California, United States of America

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  • Krishna V. Subbarao,

    Affiliation: University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Seogchan Kang,

    Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Paola Veronese,

    Affiliation: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Scott E. Gold,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS and University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Bart P. H. J. Thomma,

    Affiliation: Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Zehua Chen,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Bernard Henrissat,

    Affiliation: CNRS, Universités Aix-Marseille, France

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  • Yong-Hwan Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Center for Fungal Genetic Resources, and Center for Agricultural Biomaterials, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

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  • Jongsun Park,

    Affiliation: Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Center for Fungal Genetic Resources, and Center for Agricultural Biomaterials, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

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  • Maria D. Garcia-Pedrajas,

    Affiliation: IHSM La Mayora - UMA - CSIC, Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain

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  • Dez J. Barbara,

    Affiliation: University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, Warwick, United Kingdom

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  • Amy Anchieta,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS, Salinas, California, United States of America

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  • Ronnie de Jonge,

    Affiliation: Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Parthasarathy Santhanam,

    Affiliation: Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Karunakaran Maruthachalam,

    Affiliation: University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Zahi Atallah,

    Affiliation: University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Stefan G. Amyotte,

    Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Zahi Paz,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS and University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Patrik Inderbitzin,

    Affiliation: University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Ryan J. Hayes,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS, Salinas, California, United States of America

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  • David I. Heiman,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sarah Young,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Qiandong Zeng,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Reinhard Engels,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • James Galagan,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Christina A. Cuomo,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Katherine F. Dobinson mail,

    katherine.dobinson@agr.gc.ca (KFD); Lijun@psis.umass.edu (L-JM)

    Affiliations: University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Li-Jun Ma mail

    katherine.dobinson@agr.gc.ca (KFD); Lijun@psis.umass.edu (L-JM)

    Affiliations: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: July 28, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002137

About the Authors

Steven J. Klosterman, Amy Anchieta, Ryan J. Hayes
USDA-ARS, Salinas, California, United States of America
Krishna V. Subbarao, Karunakaran Maruthachalam, Zahi Atallah, Patrik Inderbitzin
University of California, Davis, California, United States of America
Seogchan Kang
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Paola Veronese
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Scott E. Gold, Zahi Paz
USDA-ARS and University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
Bart P. H. J. Thomma, Ronnie de Jonge, Parthasarathy Santhanam
Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Zehua Chen, David I. Heiman, Sarah Young, Qiandong Zeng, Reinhard Engels, James Galagan, Christina A. Cuomo, Li-Jun Ma
The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Bernard Henrissat
CNRS, Universités Aix-Marseille, France
Yong-Hwan Lee, Jongsun Park
Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Center for Fungal Genetic Resources, and Center for Agricultural Biomaterials, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Maria D. Garcia-Pedrajas
IHSM La Mayora - UMA - CSIC, Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain
Dez J. Barbara
University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, Warwick, United Kingdom
Stefan G. Amyotte, Katherine F. Dobinson
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Katherine F. Dobinson
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, Ontario, Canada
Li-Jun Ma
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: L-JM SJK KFD KVS SK PV SEG. Performed the experiments: SJK KVS ZC AA SGA DIH SY QZ RE. Analyzed the data: SJK L-JM SK BPHJT ZC BH JP MDG DJB RD PS KM ZA SGA ZP PI RJH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJK KVS KFD SK PV SEG YHL JG CAC L-JM. Wrote the paper: SJK L-JM KFD.