Genome-wide analysis of NBS-LRR genes in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) and prediction of candidate disease resistance genes

Fabian Carl Inturrisi

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Abstract

Important fungal , bacterial and viral diseases affect Brassica juncea (Indian mustard). Here, a comprehensive genome-w ide analysis of disease resistance (A) genes (nucleotide-binding site-leucine-rich repeat, receptor-like kinases and receptor-like proteins) was performed in B. juncea. This provides an important resource to identify candidate genes for specific diseases, a key step to enhancing resistance against important pathogens. Candidate A genes we re identified that were located within published disease loci. SNPs identified within the candidate genes can be used for downstream analysis, such as marker­ assisted selection and to validate candidate genes for breeding improved B. juncea cultivars.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Thesis sponsors
Award date9 Jul 2018
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2018

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