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Comparison of the transcriptomes of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) and Chinese chestnut (Castanea mollissima) in response to the chestnut blight infection

Abdelali Barakat1*, Denis S DiLoreto1, Yi Zhang1, Chris Smith2, Kathleen Baier3, William A Powell3, Nicholas Wheeler2, Ron Sederoff2 and John E Carlson1*

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1 The School of Forest Resources, Department of Horticulture, The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 323 Forest Resources Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA

2 Forest Biotechnology Group, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA

3 Department of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse, NY, USA

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BMC Plant Biology 2009, 9:51  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-9-51

Published: 9 May 2009

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Genes more highly expressed in canker tissues than healthy stem tissues of American Chestnut.

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Genes more highly expressed in canker tissues than in healthy stem tissues of Chinese Chestnut.

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Disease and Defense Response Genes More Highly Expressed in Infected Tissues of Chinese Chestnut (CC) than in American Chestnut (AC).

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Disease- and Defense- Response Genes More Highly Expressed in Infected Tissues of American Chestnut (AC) than in Chinese Chestnut (CC).

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