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Involvement of bacterial TonB-dependent signaling in the generation of an oligogalacturonide damage-associated molecular pattern from plant cell walls exposed to Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris pectate lyases

Frank-Jörg Vorhölter12*, Heinrich-Günter Wiggerich2, Heiko Scheidle1, Vishaldeep Kaur Sidhu13, Kalina Mrozek1, Helge Küster24, Alfred Pühler2 and Karsten Niehaus1

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1 Department of Proteome and Metabolome Research, Faculty of Biology, Universität Bielefeld, Universitätsstr. 25, Bielefeld, 33615, Germany

2 CeBiTec, Universität Bielefeld, Universitätsstr. 27, Bielefeld, 33615, Germany

3 Laboratory of Molecular Signaling, 5625 Fishers Lane, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, 20852, USA

4 Institut für Pflanzengenetik, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Herrenhäuser Str. 2, Hannover, 30419, Germany

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BMC Microbiology 2012, 12:239  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-239

Published: 19 October 2012

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Multiple alignment of Xanthomonas exbD2 gene products.

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Figure displaying the recovery of extracellular pectate lyase activities in complemented X. campestris pv. campestris strains originally deficient in genes of the TonB system.

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Table S1 with pectate lyase activity in X. campestris pv. campestris and E. coli strains.

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Figure displaying oxidative burst reactions in heterologous N. tabacum cell suspension cultures upon elicitation with supernatants of X. campestris pv. campestris cultures deficient in genes of the TonB system.

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Table S2 with genes of pectin-degrading enzymes in X. campestris pv. campestris B100.

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