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ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporter Genes in Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: An Opinion for Development of Novel Control Strategy

Version 1 : Received: 3 July 2020 / Approved: 5 July 2020 / Online: 5 July 2020 (15:12:51 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 14 November 2020 / Approved: 17 November 2020 / Online: 17 November 2020 (11:40:02 CET)

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Kooliyottil R, Rao Gadhachanda K, Solo N and Dandurand L-M (2020) ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporter Genes in Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: An Opinion for Development of Novel Control Strategy. Front. Plant Sci. 11:582424. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.582424 Kooliyottil R, Rao Gadhachanda K, Solo N and Dandurand L-M (2020) ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporter Genes in Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: An Opinion for Development of Novel Control Strategy. Front. Plant Sci. 11:582424. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.582424

Journal reference: Frontiers in Plant Science 2020
DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2020.582424

Abstract

The molecular interaction between the nematode and the host plant cells is complex and sophisticated. Initial contact with the plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs) triggers immune response in the host plant system which includes the release of toxic molecules. To put a bridle on this immune response, PPNs trigger pivotal cytoprotective mechanisms, such as antioxidant and detoxification pathways. Mechanisms of these pathways have been studied in PPNs and the specific genes involved have been targeted for gene silencing research in view of developing novel control measures. However, one of the important group of proteins involved in detoxification pathways known as ABC-transporters are not being studied until recently in PPNs. This opinion article focusses on the current knowledge and future prospects of ABC transporters in PPNs.

Subject Areas

plant-parasitic nematodes; resistance; xenobiotic metabolism; ABC transporters; gene silencing

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Received: 17 November 2020
Commenter: Rinu Kooliyottil
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Comment: Substantial changes have been made in the entire paper.
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