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CNRS/IRD/Perpignan University
UMR Plant Genome and Development
Monpellier (France)

Current status: Associate Member - Application: 2008, 04 July - Admittance: 2008, 29 September

General data
Organization Group name Group size Web site Address Country Status
CNRS/IRD/Perpignan University UMR Plant Genome and Development 50 permanent
80 temporary
web site IRD, Centre de Montpellier
911, avenue Agropolis
BP 64501
F-34394 Montpellier Cedex
France
France Research unit
Staff of the group
Interests of the group
Our team is involved in rice genome analysis and particularly in genes involved in the resistance of rice against Rice yellow mottle virus (RYMV).
We develop gene and QTL mapping, positional cloning and reverse genetics approaches.
We have identified eIF(iso)4G as a major resistance gene against RYMV.
Publications
  • Boisnard, A., Albar, L., Thiemele, D., Rondeau, M., Ghesquière A. (2007).
    Evaluation of genes from eIF4E and eIF4G multigenic families as potential candidates for partial resistance QTLs to Rice yellow mottle virus in rice.
    Theor. Appl. Genet. 116: 53-62.
  • Albar, L., Bangratz-Reyser, M. , Hébrard, E., Ndjiondjop, M. N. , Jones, M., Ghesquière, A. (2006).
    Mutations in the eIF(iso)4G translation initiation factor confer high resistance of rice to Rice yellow mottle virus.
    Plant J. 47: 417-426.
  • Albar L, Ndjiondjop M-N, Esshak Z, Berger A, Pinel A, Jones M, Fargette D, Ghesquière A. (2003).
    Fine genetic mapping of a gene required for Rice yellow mottle virus cell-to-cell movement.
    Theor. Appl. Genet. 107: 371-378.