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Code-Assisted Discovery of TAL Effector Targets in Bacterial Leaf Streak of Rice Reveals Contrast with Bacterial Blight and a Novel Susceptibility Gene

  • Raul A. Cernadas,

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Erin L. Doyle,

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biology, Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, United States of America.

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  • David O. Niño-Liu,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

    Current address: Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America.

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  • Katherine E. Wilkins,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Timothy Bancroft,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

    Current address: Health Economics and Outcomes Research, OptumInsight, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States of America.

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  • Li Wang,

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Clarice L. Schmidt,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Rico Caldo,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

    Current address: Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America.

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  • Bing Yang,

    Affiliation: Genetics Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Frank F. White,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Dan Nettleton,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Roger P. Wise,

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research, USDA-ARS, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Adam J. Bogdanove mail

    ajb7@cornell.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: February 27, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003972
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Raul A. Cernadas, Erin L. Doyle, David O. Niño-Liu, Li Wang, Clarice L. Schmidt, Rico Caldo, Roger P. Wise, Adam J. Bogdanove
Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Raul A. Cernadas, Katherine E. Wilkins, Li Wang, Adam J. Bogdanove
Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Erin L. Doyle
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Timothy Bancroft, Dan Nettleton
Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Bing Yang
Genetics Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Frank F. White
Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
Roger P. Wise
Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research, USDA-ARS, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ajb7@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RAC DONL KEW LW CLS RC FFW DN RPW AJB. Performed the experiments: RAC DONL KEW LW CLS RC BY. Analyzed the data: RAC ELD DONL KEW TB LW RC DN AJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CLS BY FFW RPW. Wrote the paper: RAC ELD KEW DN RPW AJB.