Open Access Research article

Global changes in gene expression during compatible and incompatible interactions of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) with the root parasitic angiosperm Striga gesnerioides

Kan Huang1, Karolina E Mellor1, Shom N Paul2, Mark J Lawson2, Aaron J Mackey2 and Michael P Timko1*

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1 Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Gilmer Hall 044, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, USA

2 Center for Public Health Genomics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:402  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-402

Published: 17 August 2012

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Distribution of mean probeset intensity and probeset variance.

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Intraprobeset correlation.

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Venn diagrams for genes up-regulated and down-regulated during resistant and susceptible interaction of cowpea with A) Striga race SG3 and B) Striga race SG4z.

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Quantitative reverse-transcriptase PCR verification of differential gene expression.

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Heat map 5% FDR.

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Representative genes from the heatmap showing a full expression profile at 0.1% FDR threshold.

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GO enrichment SG3 6 dpi.

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GO enrichment SG3 13 dpi.

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GO enrichment SG4z 13 dpi.

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Primer sequences for qRT-PCR.

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