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García ML, Bó ED, da Graça JV, Gago-Zachert S, Hammond J, Moreno P, Natsuaki T, Pallás V, Navarro JA, Reyes CA, Luna GR, Sasaya T, Tzanetakis IE, Vaira AM, Verbeek M, Consortium IR. 2018. Corrigendum: ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Ophioviridae. Journal of General Virology 99:949-949. Link pubmed:

García ML, Bó ED, da Graça JV, Gago-Zachert S, Hammond J, Moreno P, Natsuaki T, Pallás V, Navarro JA, Reyes CA, Luna GR, Sasaya T, Tzanetakis IE, Vaira AM, Verbeek M, Consortium IR. 2017. ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Ophioviridae. Journal of General Virology 98:1161-1162. Link pubmed:

Marmisolle FE, García ML, Reyes CA. 2018. RNA-binding protein immunoprecipitation as a tool to investigate plant miRNA processing interference by regulatory proteins of diverse origin. Plant Methods 14:9. Link:

Robles Luna G*, Reyes CA*, Peña EJ, Ocolotobiche E, Baeza C, Borniego M-B, Kormelink R, and García ML (2017) (*equal contribution). Identification and characterization of two RNA silencing suppressors encoded by Ophioviruses. Virus Research 2017. Apr. 235: 96–105. Link pubmed:

De Francesco A, Costa N, Garcia ML (2017) Citrus psorosis virus coat protein-derived hairpin construct confers stable transgenic resistance in citrus against psorosis A and B syndromes. Transgenic research 26:225-235. Link pubmed:

Reyes, C.A., De Francesco, A., Ocolotobiche, E.E., Costa, N., and García, M.L. (2016) Uncontrolled Citrus psorosis virus infection in Citrus sinensis transgenic plants expressing a viral 24K-derived hairpin that does not trigger RNA silencing. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 94 (2016) 149-155.Link:

Borniego MB, Karlin D, Pena EJ, Robles Luna G, Garcia ML (2016) Bioinformatic and mutational analysis of ophiovirus movement proteins, belonging to the 30K superfamily. Virology 498:172-180. Link pubmed:

Ferrand L., Nome C., Orílio A. F., García M.L., T. Nagata T., Ronco L. B., and E. Dal Bó. (2016). First report of Tomato blistering mosaic virus infecting tomato in Argentina. Plant Disease, 100, 5, page 1026. Link:

Reyes CA, Ocolotobiche EE, Marmisolle FE, Robles Luna G, Borniego MB, Bazzini AA, Asurmendi S, Garcia ML (2016) Citrus psorosis virus 24K protein interacts with citrus miRNA precursors, affects their processing and subsequent miRNA accumulation and target expression. Mol Plant Pathol 17:317-329. Link pubmed:

Ferrand, C.F. Nome, A.F. Orilio, M.L. García, T. Nagata, B.L. Ronco and E. Dal Bó. (2016).¨First report of Tomato blistering mosaic virus infecting tomato in Argentina¨ Plant Disease Journal. 100:5, 1026. Link:

De Francesco, Agustina, Costa Norma, Plata Maria Inés and Garcia M. Laura. (2015). Improved detection of Citrus psorosis virus and coat protein-derived transgenes in citrus plants: comparison between RT-qPCR and TAS-ELISA. Journal of Pythopathology, doi: 10.1111/jph.12392 Link:

Ferrand; M. L.García; R. O.Resende; P. A. Balatti; E. Dal Bó. (2015). ¨First report of a resistance-breaking isolate of Tomato spotted wilt virus Infecting sweet pepper harboring the Tsw gene in Argentina¨. Plant Disease Journal. 99:12, 1869. Link:

Moreno Pedro, Guerri José, and García M. Laura. (2015). The psorosis disease of citrus: a pale light at the end of the tunnel. Review. Journal of Citrus Pathology. iocv_journalcitruspathology_28860. Link:

Peña EJ, Ferriol I, Sambade A, Buschmann H, Niehl A, Elena SF, Rubio L, Heinlein M (2014) Experimental virus evolution reveals a role of plant microtubule dynamics and TORTIFOLIA1/SPIRAL2 in RNA trafficking. PLoS One 9:e105364. Link pubmed:

Benguerrero Emiliano, Agustina De Francesco, Maria Laura Garcia, Pedro Balatti and Elena Dal Bó. (2013). First report of Tomato Rugose Yellow Leaf Curl Virus infecting tomato in Argentina. Plant Disease Link pubmed:

Robles Luna G, Peña EJ, Borniego MB, Heinlein M, Garcia ML (2013) Ophioviruses CPsV and MiLBVV movement protein is encoded in RNA 2 and interacts with the coat protein. Virology 441:152-161. Link pubmed:

Furman Nicolas, Ken Kobayashi, María Cecilia Zanek, Javier Calcagno, Maria Laura Garcia, Alejandro Mentaberry. (2013). Transgenic sweet orange plants expressing a dermaseptin coding sequence show reduced symptoms of citrus canker disease. Journal of Biotechnology 167: 412–419. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2013.07.019. Link pubmed:

Peña EJ, Robles Luna G, Zanek MC, Borniego MB, Reyes CA, Heinlein M, Garcia ML (2012) Citrus psorosis and Mirafiori lettuce big-vein ophiovirus coat proteins localize to the cytoplasm and self interact in vivo. Virus Res 170:34-43. Link pubmed:

Kormelink, R., Garcia M.L., Goodin, M., Sasaya T. and A L Haenni. (2011). Negative-strand RNA viruses: The plant-infecting counterparts. REVIEW. Virus Research 162:184-202. DOI:10.1016/j.virusres. Link pubmed:

Reyes CA, De Francesco A, Peña EJ, Costa N, Plata MI, Sendin L, Castagnaro AP, Garcia ML (2011) Resistance to Citrus psorosis virus in transgenic sweet orange plants is triggered by coat protein-RNA silencing. Journal of biotechnology 151:151-158. Link:

Carina A. Reyes, M. Cecilia Zanek, Karelia Velázquez, Norma Costa, Maria Inés Plata and M. Laura Garcia. 2011. Generation of sweet orange transgenic lines and evaluation of Citrus psorosis virus-derived resistance against psorosis A and psorosis B. Journal of Phytopathology 159: 531-537. Link:

Barcala Tabarrozzi A, Peña E, Dal Bo E, Robles Luna G, Reyes CA, Garcia ML (2010) Identification of Mirafiori lettuce big-vein virus and Lettuce big-vein associated virus infecting Lactuca sativa with symptoms of lettuce big-vein disease in Argentina. Plant Pathol 20:1. Link:

Autores: Carina Andrea Reyes Martínez, María Laura García, Norma Beatriz Costa

Título: Construcción genética, vectores, células transformadas, planta tolerante a la infección del virus de la Psorosis de cítricos y métodos para obtener dicha planta.

Registro Nº: 20100100944 25/03/2010, SI 2010; Universidad Nacional de la Plata (UNLP- Argentina); Consejo Nacional Científico y Tecnológico, (CONICET- Argentina); Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA – Concordia, Argentina). PAÍS: Argentina.


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