Nabil Killiny

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Location: , USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of a Spiroplasma citri hydrophilic protein associated with insect transmissibility
    Nabil Killiny
    UMR 1090 Génomique Développement et Pouvoir Pathogène, INRA et Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Centre INRA de Bordeaux, 71 avenue Edouard Bourlaux, BP 81, 33883 Villenave d Ornon Cedex, France
    Microbiology 152:1221-30. 2006
  2. pmc The abundant extrachromosomal DNA content of the Spiroplasma citri GII3-3X genome
    Colette Saillard
    Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, UMR 1090 Génomique Diversité Pouvoir Pathogène, BP 81, F 33883 Villenave d Ornon, France
    BMC Genomics 9:195. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Spiroplasma citri Spiralin Acts In Vitro as a Lectin Binding to Glycoproteins from Its Insect Vector Circulifer haematoceps
    Nabil Killiny
    Phytopathology 95:541-8. 2005
  4. pmc Xylella fastidiosa afimbrial adhesins mediate cell transmission to plants by leafhopper vectors
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:521-8. 2009
  5. pmc Host structural carbohydrate induces vector transmission of a bacterial plant pathogen
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22416-20. 2009
  6. pmc Chitin utilization by the insect-transmitted bacterium Xylella fastidiosa
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6134-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Role of cyclic di-GMP in Xylella fastidiosa biofilm formation, plant virulence, and insect transmission
    Subhadeep Chatterjee
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:1356-63. 2010
  8. pmc Minor Coat and Heat Shock Proteins Are Involved in the Binding of Citrus Tristeza Virus to the Foregut of Its Aphid Vector, Toxoptera citricida
    N Killiny
    Plant Pathology Department, CREC IFAS, University of Florida, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 82:6294-6302. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Generous hosts: What makes Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) the perfect experimental host plant for fastidious bacteria?
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Plant Pathology, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 700 Experiment Station Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, USA Electronic address
    Plant Physiol Biochem 109:28-35. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Profiling of volatile organic compounds released from individual intact juvenile and mature citrus leaves
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Plant Pathology, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 700 Experiment Station Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, United States Electronic address
    J Plant Physiol 208:47-51. 2017

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of a Spiroplasma citri hydrophilic protein associated with insect transmissibility
    Nabil Killiny
    UMR 1090 Génomique Développement et Pouvoir Pathogène, INRA et Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Centre INRA de Bordeaux, 71 avenue Edouard Bourlaux, BP 81, 33883 Villenave d Ornon Cedex, France
    Microbiology 152:1221-30. 2006
    ..This further suggests that P32 protein contributes to the association of S. citri with host membranes...
  2. pmc The abundant extrachromosomal DNA content of the Spiroplasma citri GII3-3X genome
    Colette Saillard
    Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, UMR 1090 Génomique Diversité Pouvoir Pathogène, BP 81, F 33883 Villenave d Ornon, France
    BMC Genomics 9:195. 2008
    ..In order to characterize candidate genes potentially involved in spiroplasma transmission and pathogenicity, the genome of S. citri strain GII3-3X is currently being deciphered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spiroplasma citri Spiralin Acts In Vitro as a Lectin Binding to Glycoproteins from Its Insect Vector Circulifer haematoceps
    Nabil Killiny
    Phytopathology 95:541-8. 2005
    ..Thus, the spiralin could play a key role in the transmission of S. citri by mediating spiroplasma adherence to epithelial cells of insect vector gut or salivary gland...
  4. pmc Xylella fastidiosa afimbrial adhesins mediate cell transmission to plants by leafhopper vectors
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:521-8. 2009
    ..fastidiosa to leafhoppers. We propose that X. fastidiosa colonization of leafhopper vectors is a complex, stepwise process similar to the formation of biofilms on surfaces...
  5. pmc Host structural carbohydrate induces vector transmission of a bacterial plant pathogen
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22416-20. 2009
    ..A better understanding of how vector-borne pathogens transition from host to vector, and vice versa, may lead to previously undiscovered disease-control strategies...
  6. pmc Chitin utilization by the insect-transmitted bacterium Xylella fastidiosa
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6134-40. 2010
    ..In addition, chitin may trigger X. fastidiosa's gene regulation and biofilm formation within vectors. Further work is necessary to characterize the role of chitin and its utilization in X. fastidiosa...
  7. doi request reprint Role of cyclic di-GMP in Xylella fastidiosa biofilm formation, plant virulence, and insect transmission
    Subhadeep Chatterjee
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:1356-63. 2010
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  8. pmc Minor Coat and Heat Shock Proteins Are Involved in the Binding of Citrus Tristeza Virus to the Foregut of Its Aphid Vector, Toxoptera citricida
    N Killiny
    Plant Pathology Department, CREC IFAS, University of Florida, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 82:6294-6302. 2016
    ..These findings together suggest that CTV binds to the sugar moieties of the cuticular surface of the aphid cibarium, and the binding involves the concerted activity of three virus-encoded proteins...
  9. doi request reprint Generous hosts: What makes Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) the perfect experimental host plant for fastidious bacteria?
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Plant Pathology, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 700 Experiment Station Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, USA Electronic address
    Plant Physiol Biochem 109:28-35. 2016
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Profiling of volatile organic compounds released from individual intact juvenile and mature citrus leaves
    Nabil Killiny
    Department of Plant Pathology, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 700 Experiment Station Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, United States Electronic address
    J Plant Physiol 208:47-51. 2017
    ..The finding that juvenile leaves emitted higher levels of sesquiterpenes while mature leaves released mostly monoterpenes suggests that younger leaves of plants may be involved in a more complex chemical communication system...
  11. pmc Plant bacterial pathogen manipulates the energy metabolism of its insect vector
    Nabil Killiny
    Plant Pathology Department, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
    Appl Environ Microbiol . 2016
    ..This increased feeding activity reflects the CLas induced energetic stress. In conclusion, CLas alters the energy metabolism of its psyllid vector, D. citri, in order to secure its need for energetic nucleotides...
  12. pmc Silencing abnormal wing disc gene of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri disrupts adult wing development and increases nymph mortality
    Ibrahim El-Shesheny
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, Citrus Research and Education Center, IFAS, University of Florida, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e65392. 2013
    ..awd could serve as a potential target for insect management either via direct application of dsRNA or by producing transgenic plants expressing dsRNA-awd. These strategies will help to mitigate HLB by controlling ACP...
  13. doi request reprint The exopolysaccharide of Xylella fastidiosa is essential for biofilm formation, plant virulence, and vector transmission
    N Killiny
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 26:1044-53. 2013
    ..These results suggest an essential role for EPS in X. fastidiosa interactions with both plants and insects. ..
  14. pmc Disrupting the transmission of a vector-borne plant pathogen
    Nabil Killiny
    Citrus Research and Education Center, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, IFAS, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:638-43. 2012
    ..This work illustrates the potential to block the transmission of vector-borne pathogens without directly affecting either organism...