Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

A GroEL homologue from endosymbiotic bacteria of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci is implicated in the circulative transmission of tomato yellow leaf curl virus.

Abstract

Evidence for the involvement of a Bemisia tabaci/Buchnera GroEL homologue in the transmission of tomato leaf curl bigeminivirus is presented. It is proposed that GroEL of B. tabaci protects the virus from destruction during its passage through the haemolymph.