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CRISPR-Cas Genome Editing Tool: Mechanisms of Pathogen Resistance Plants – Review

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In recent years, the CRISPR-Cas system is most familiar and advance genome editing tool in modern biological research. The genome editing tool used in various biological researchers worldwide in past years has witnessed exposure site-directed mutagenesis modification methods zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs), Meganucleases and CRISPR-Cas9(associated proteins 9). CRISPR-Cas genome editing technology to ease design and implement, more flexible and less expensive. Plants are affected two types of stresses like biotic and abiotic. Abiotic occurs naturally temperature or wind, sunlight depend upon on the environmental conditions. Biotic stress is caused by pathogens of virus, fungi, bacteria, etc. This review to focus on the recent advance of plant protection use CRISPR-Cas system mechanism of disease resistant plants in past and current trends of research. A short overview of the experimental methodology for Beet Curly Top Virus (BCTV) disease and Magnaporthe oryzae fungus infection cause rice blast disease resistance mechanisms will be discussed. Furthermore, the need developments of this genome editing tool in future.


Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research (Volume 7)
K. Kalidoss, "CRISPR-Cas Genome Editing Tool: Mechanisms of Pathogen Resistance Plants – Review", Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research, Vol. 7, pp. 69-80, 2019
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August 2019

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