Current knowledge on the Ralstonia solanacearum type III secretion system

Authors

  • Núria S. Coll,

    1. Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG).Edifici CRAG, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain
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  • Marc Valls

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Genetics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    • Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG).Edifici CRAG, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain
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  • Work conducted at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG). Edifici CRAG, Campus UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain.
  • Funding Information Our research is supported by Grants SGR1427 and CONES2010-0030 from Comissionat per Universitats i Recerca of the Catalan Government (M. V.); HF2008-0021 and AGL2010-21870 from the Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación of the Spanish Government (M. V.); and PCDMC-321738 from EU-Marie Curie Actions (N. S. C.).

For correspondence. E-mail marcvalls@ub.edu; Tel. (+34) 935636600; Fax (+34) 935636601.

Abstract

This article exhaustively reviews current knowledge on the type III as the main virulence determinant of R. solanacearum. Recent findings on this topic are interpreted in the plant-pathogen research context and future research directions are proposed.

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