Pierce's Disease
Research Updates


What is Pierce's Disease?

Pierce's Disease is a bacterial infection, which is spread by bugs that feed on grapevines, particularly the "glassy winged sharpshooter." Grapevines that become infected with PD can quickly become sick and die.

glassy-winged sharpshooter

Author Detail

  • Name:
    Verjovski-Almeida, S.
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
April 01, 2004 Genome features of Leptospira interrogans serovar Copenhageni Brazilian journal of medical and biological research Sluys, Marie-Anne; Setubal, Jo?o; Monteiro-Vitorello, C.; Oliveira, M.; Camargo, Luis; Nascimento, Alto; Digiampietri, L.; Harstkeerl, R.; Haake, D.; Verjovski-Almeida, S.; Ho, P.; Marques, M.; Martins, Elza;
May 01, 2001 Directed gap closure in large-scale sequencing projects Genome research Simpson, A.; Verjovski-Almeida, S.; Frohme, Marcus; Camargo, AnaMaria; Czink, Claudia; Matsukuma, Adriana; Hoheisel, Joerg;
August 01, 2004 DNA microarray-based genome comparison of a pathogenic and a nonpathogenic strain of Xylella fastidiosa delineates genes important for bacterial virulence Journal of bacteriology Silva, A.; Moreira, L.; Monteiro, Patricia; Teixeira, D.; Verjovski-Almeida, S.; Koide, T.; Gomes, Suely; Matsukuma, Adriana; Zaini, P.; Vencio, R.; Durham, A.; El-Dorry, H.;
April 01, 2004 Comparative genomics of two Leptospira interrogans serovars reveals novel insights into physiology and pathogenesis Journal of bacteriology Monteiro-Vitorello, C.; Oliveira, M.; Menck, C.; Carrer, H.; Nascimento, Alto; Haake, D.; Verjovski-Almeida, S.; Ho, P.; Marques, M.; Martins, Elza; Ko, A.; Hartskeerl, R.; Leite, L.; Coutinho, L.; Degrave, W.; Dellagostin, O.; El-Do, H.;
June 01, 2002 Whole-genome analysis of transporters in the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa Microbiol mol biol rev Verjovski-Almeida, S.; Meidanis, J.; Braga, M.;