Navigation Links
Wine vine: Microscopic photography reveals bacteria destroying grape plant cell wall
Date:3/14/2010

COLLEGE STATION Like a band of detectives surveying the movement of a criminal, researchers using photographic technology have caught at least one culprit in the act.

In this case, electron microscopy was used to watch a deadly bacteria breakdown cell walls in wine grape plants an image that previously had not been witnessed. The study will be published in Botany.

"Basically, we've been interested in determining how the bacteria moves," said Dr. B. Greg Cobb, Texas AgriLife Research plant physiologist in College Station. "How do they go from one part of the plant to another?"

The death of wine grape plants from Pierce's Disease is a serious threat to wineries from Texas to California, Cobb noted, and no one has been able to stop or reverse the effects of the bacteria that is injected into the vines by an insect known as the glass
'/>"/>

Contact: Kathleen Phillips
ka-phillips@tamu.edu
979-845-2872
Texas A&M AgriLife Communications
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Smithsonian scientists working to save microscopic threatened species
2. Fine print: New technique allows fast printing of microscopic electronics
3. Coating copies microscopic biological surfaces
4. Microscopic morphology adds to the scorpion family tree
5. Mighty diatoms: Global climate feedback from microscopic algae
6. Michigan State University study sheds light on microscopic flower petal ridges
7. Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
8. Structure of 450 million year old protein reveals evolutions steps
9. Neural stem cell study reveals mechanism that may play role in cancer
10. New method reveals substances on surfaces of any kind
11. Study reveals predation-evolution link
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Wine vine: Microscopic photography reveals bacteria destroying grape plant cell wall
(Date:8/20/2014)... University, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Swiss ... Mycobacterium pinnipedii from skeletons found in Peru which ... a relative of the TB bacterium that affects seals ... researchers assume that seals carried the pathogens from Africa ... was unexpected" comments Sebastien Gagneux, from the Swiss Tropical ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... melanomas the rare type of skin cancer that caused ... other more common types of skin cancer, according to a ... Cell & Melanoma Research . , Acral melanoma most often ... nail-beds and other hairless parts of the skin. Unlike other ... damage from the sun. , The team, from the Cancer ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... synthetic rugs and plastic bags could one day be ... than petroleum, scientists are now reporting. The novel process ... world deal with its agricultural and plastic waste problems, ... Athanassia Athanassiou, Ilker S. Bayer and colleagues at the ... is constantly growing. In 2012, its production reached 288 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists learn more about rare skin cancer that killed Bob Marley 2
... made of bamboo now stands in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. ... at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and also a ... Composite Structures of the Hunan University, China designed and constructed ... world. It uses the GluBam technology invented by ...
... A new therapy for metastatic prostate cancer has shown considerable ... become resistant to current drugs. , Of 30 men ... multisite phase I/II trial designed to evaluate safety, 22 showed ... (PSA) in their blood. Phase III clinical trials are planned ...
... As the U.S. Southwest grew warmer between 18,700 and 10,000 ... Mojave Desert, robbing woodrats of their favorite food. Now ... the rodents eat the toxic creosote bushes that replaced junipers. ... biologist Denise Dearing of the University of Utah, lead author ...
Cached Biology News:A full-sized California-style home made of bamboo 2New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer 2New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer 3New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer 4Desert woodrats switch one dietary poison for another 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... OTC Markets Group Inc. ... company, on its approval to list on The ... the best marketplace for established U.S. and global ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO "We ... its growth strategy and achievement of this important ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... August 21, 2014 Pursuit Solutions ... optimization technology and services for Life Sciences sales ... Pharma’s Use of New Commercial Sales Models” by ... Analytics. , The article examines some innovative models ... are being tested in the pharmaceutical market. Robinson ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... collaboration company, has been recognized as one of ... 500 | 5000 magazine for the 2nd consecutive ... on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ... list represents the most comprehensive look at the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... inventions licensed to biotechnology firms has revealed early ... these roadblocks, the researchers suggest that better communication ... could lead to faster commercialization down the road. ... made in university laboratories and licensed to biotechnology ... which have a high failure rate. But a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:OTC Markets Group Congratulates Immune Pharmaceuticals on NASDAQ Listing 2Pursuit's Peter Robinson Publishes "Grading Pharma's Use of New Commercial Sales Models" 2SoundConnect Returns on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies 2SoundConnect Returns on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies 3Early bottlenecks in developing biopharmaceutical products delay commercialization 2Early bottlenecks in developing biopharmaceutical products delay commercialization 3
... Israel, October 15 ,Simbionix USA Corporation is pleased ... of growth capital financing led by River Cities ... and other existing,shareholders, as well as Western Reserve ... investment will enable Simbionix to,accelerate the already rapid ...
... Inc.,(Nasdaq: SUPG ), a pharmaceutical company dedicated ... today announced the company,s plans,to present five posters ... Cancer Therapeutics" on October 23 and 24, 2008., ... advances,in the following compounds: MP-470, SGI-1776 and SGI-1252. ...
... 15 Cepheid (Nasdaq:,CPHD) today announced the ... Xpert(TM) MRSA/SA Skin and Soft Tissue Infection ... Laboratory Improvement Amendments,(CLIA). The new test is ... (MRSA) and Staphylococcus,aureus (SA), (typically Methicillin-sensitive) in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Simbionix Raises Largest Amount in Company's History in Venture Capital to Accelerate Growth 2Simbionix Raises Largest Amount in Company's History in Venture Capital to Accelerate Growth 3SuperGen to Present Data at EORTC-NCI-AACR 2Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for MRSA and S. aureus Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA 2Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for MRSA and S. aureus Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA 3Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for MRSA and S. aureus Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA 4
... variety of environmental and pathophysiological stressful conditions ... proteins known as heat shock proteins (HSPs), ... (SRPs). The Hsp90 family of proteins ... and beta, Grp94, and Trap-1 (Hsp75). It ...
... (AR) Competitor Assay Kits provide a sensitive ... potential AR ligands using fluorescence polarization (FP). ... domain protein tagged with His and GST ... androgen ligand (Fluormone AL Green in the ...
Custom LNA Oligonucleotide synthesis ,High quality Custom LNA Oligonucleotides are available for a variety of different specialty applications and innovative products. ,Please inquire for further...
... - with a modular approach to instrument ... ChemStation Plus NDS family provides modular software ... data management, giving you the flexibility to ... needs now and that can grow as ...
Biology Products: