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Abstract

Transgenic tobacco expressing the coat protein (CP) of cucumber mosaic virus strain O (CMV-O) showed a significant level of protection against CMV strains O and Y. When inoculum concentrations were increased, the transformants showed a stronger level of protection against CMV-O than against CMV-Y. The substitution of an amino acid residue between CMV-O and CMV-Y, which is presumed to change the conformation of CP, may reflect the difference in susceptibility to these viruses. Furthermore the transgenic tobacco plants showed a significant level of protection against chrysanthemum mild mottle virus, a member of the cucumovirus group but with no serological relationship to CMV.

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1993-02-01
2019-11-12
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