Browsing Open Theses & Dissertations by Thesis Supervisor "Mac Diarmid, Robin"
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Do virus-encoded suppressors of RNA silencing reduce plant eIF2a kinase activity and thereby increase susceptibility to infection?(Auckland University of Technology, 2014)Plant cells inhibit viral infection using a process which targets double stranded RNA (dsRNA), a necessary intermediate in viral infection. This process is known as RNA silencing. Many plant viruses, and some animal viruses, ...