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Dr. Rafael Rivera Bustamante


Position: Investigador CINVESTAV 3D, SNI III.
Telephone: +52 (462) 623 9655
E-mail: rriverab@cinvestav.mx
Laboratory of Virology
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Education & training

Ph.D. in Biology 1987, University of California, Riverside, USA. National researcher level III.


Research

 

  • Molecular characterization of gemini virus. Role of siRNA´s in the infection cycle. Plant-pathogen interaction: geminivirus (PHV and PepGMV) and their hosts pepper, tobacco and Arabidopsis thaliana. Geminviral vectors for gene silencing in plants. Geminivirus as models of study of cellular processes in plants (replication and recombination of DNA, gene expression etc.). Antiviral resistance through genetic engineering.
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Recent publications

 

  • Esther Adriana Ceniceros-Ojeda, Edgar Antonio Rodríguez-Negrete, Rafael Francisco Rivera-Bustamante. Two Populations of Viral Minichromosomes Are Present in a Geminivirus-Infected Plant Showing Symptom Remission (Recovery). Journal of Virology. 2016, Vol. 90 (8): 3828-3838. DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02385-15.
     
  • Cardenas-Manríquez, I. Vega-Muñoz, A.L. Villagómez-Aranda,?M.F. León-Galvan, A. Cruz-Hernandez, I. Torres-Pacheco, R.M Rangel-Cano, R.F. Rivera-Bustamante, R.G Guevara-Gonzalez,*. Proteomic and metabolomic profiles in transgenic tobacco (N. tabacum xanthi nc) to CchGLP from Capsicum chinense BG-3821 resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 2016, 130 (2016) 33–41. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2016.05.005
     
  • Jiaowen Cheng, Zicheng Zhao, Bo Li1, Cheng Qin, Zhiming Wu, Diana L. Trejo-Saavedra, Xirong Luo, Junjie Cui, Rafael F. Rivera-Bustamante, Shuaicheng Li & Kailin Hu. A comprehensive characterization of simple sequence repeats in pepper genomes provides valuable resources for marker development in Capsicum. Scientific Reports. 2016. DOI: 10.1038/srep18919
  • Yesenia Ithaí Ángeles-López, Rafael F. Rivera Bustamante and Martin Heil. Colonization by Phloem-Feeding Herbivore Overrides Effects of Plant Virus on Amino Acid Composition in Phloem of Chili Plants. Journal of Chemical Ecology. Vol. 42 (10). DOI: 10.1007/S10886-016-0747-2
     
  • Judith K. Brown,  F. Murilo Zerbini,  Jesús Navas-Castillo, Enrique Moriones, Roberto Ramos-Sobrinho, José C. F. Silva, Elvira Fiallo-Olive, Rob W. Briddon, Cecilia Hernández-Zepeda, Ali Idris, V. G. Malathi, Darren P. Martin, Rafael Rivera-Bustamante, Shigenori Ueda and Arvind Varsani. Revision of Begomovirus taxonomy based on pairwise sequence comparisons. Archives of Virology. 2015, Vol. 160: 1593-1619. DOI: 10.1007/s00705-015-2398-y.
     
  • Katia Aviña-Padilla, Octavio Martínez de la Vega, Rafael Rivera-Bustamante, Juan Pablo Martínez-Soriano, Robert A. Owens, Rosemarie W. Hammond, Jean-Philippe Vielle-Calzada. In silico prediction and validation of potential gene targets for Pospiviroid-derived small RNAs during tomato infection. Gene. 2015, Vol. 564: 197-205. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2015.03.076.
  • Laura Mejía-Teniente, Ahuizolt de Jesús Joaquín-Ramos, Irineo Torres-Pacheco, Rafael F. Rivera-Bustamante, Lorenzo Guevara-Olvera, Enrique Rico-García and Ramón G. Guevara-González. Silencing of a Germin-like protein gene (CchGLP) in geminivirus-resistant pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) BG-3821 increases susceptibility to single and mixed infections by geminiviruses PHYVV and PepGMV. Viruses. 2015, Vol. 7(12): 6141-6151. DOI: 10.3390/v7122930.
     
  • Diana L. Trejo-Saavedra, Edgar A. Rodríguez-Negrete, Jean-P. Vielle-Calzada y Rivera-Bustamante, R. F. Trampas génicas como herramienta para identificar genes en plantas que responden a la infección por virus. Agrociencia. 2015, Vol. 49: 593-612.
     
  • Diana Lilia Trejo Saavedra, Edgar Antonio Rodríguez-Negrete y Rafael F. Rivera-Bustamante. Detección de transgenes en organismos genéticamente modificados(OGM) y sus subproductos. Acta Universitaria. 2015, Vol. 25(NE3): 24-39, DOI: 10.15174/au.2015.906.
     
  • Chen Qin, Changshiu Yu, Yaou Shen, Xiadong Fang, Lang Chen, Jiumeng Min, Jiaowen Cheng, Shancen Zhao, Meng Xu, Yong Luo, Yulan Yang, Zhiming Wu, Likai Mao, Haiyang Wu, Changying Ling-Hu, Huangkai Zhou, Haijian Lin, Sandra González-Morales, Diana L. Trejo-Saavedra, Hao Tian, Xin Tang, Maojun Zhao, Zhiyong Huang, Anwei Zhou, Xiaoming Yao, Junjie Cui, Wenqi Li, Zhe Chen, Yongqiang Feng, Yongchao Niu, Shimin Bi, Xiuwei Yang, Weipeng Li, Hiumin Cai, Xirong Luo, Salvador Montes-Hernández, Marco A. Leyva-González, Zhiqiang Xiong, Xiujing He, Lijun Bai, Shu Tan, Xiangqun Tang, Dan Liu, Jinwen Liu, Shangxing Zhang, Maoshan Chen, Lu  Zhang, Li Zhang, Yinchao Zhang, Wenqin Liao, Yan Zhang, Min Wang, Xiaodan Lv, Bo Wen, Hongjun Liu, Hemi Luan, Yonggang Zhang, Shuang Yang, Xiaodian Wang, Jiaohui Xu, Xueqin Li, Shuaicheng Li, Junyi Wang, Alain Palloix, Paul W. Bosland, Yingrui Li, Anders Krogh, Rafael F. Rivera-Bustamante, Luis Herrera-Estrella, Ye Yin, Jiping Yu, Kailin Hu and Zhiming Zhang. Whole-genome sequencing of cultivated and wild peppers provides insights into Capsicum domestication and specialization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2014, Vol. 111(14): 5135-5140. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1400975111.
     
  • Brejnev Muhire,  Darren P. Martin, Judith K. Brown,  Jesús Navas-Castillo, Enrique Moriones, F. Murilo Zerbini, Rafael Rivera-Bustamante, V.G. Malathi, Rob. W. Briddon, and Arvind Varsani. A genome-wide pairwise-identity-based proposal for the classification of viruses in the genus Mastrevirus (family Geminiviridae). Archives of Virology. 2013, 158: 1411-1424. DOI: 10.1007/s00705-012-1601-7.
     
  • Diana Medina-Hernández,  Rafael Francisco Rivera-Bustamante, Francisco Tenllado, Ramón Jaime Holguín-Peña. Effects and Effectiveness of Two RNAi Constructs for Resistance to Pepper golden mosaic virus in Nicotiana benthamiana Plants. Viruses. 2013, 5(12): 2931-2945. DOI: 10.3390/vs5122931.
     
  • Trejo Saavedra D.L., García Neria M.A. and Rivera Bustamante R.F. Benzothiadiazole (BTH) induces resistance to Pepper golden mosaic virus (PepGMV) in pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). Biol. Res. 2013, 46:333-340.
     
  • L. Silva-Rosales, M.N. Vázquez-Sánchez, V. Gallegos, M.L. Ortiz-Castellanos, R. Rivera-Bustamante, P.A. Dávalos-González and A.E. Jofre-Garfias. First Report of Fragaria chiloensis cryptic virus, Fragaria chiloensis latent virus, Strawberry mild yellow edge virus, Strawberry necrotic shock virus, and Strawberry pallidosis associated virus in Single and Mixed Infections in Strawberry in Central Mexico. Plant Disease. 2013, 97(7): 1002. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-11-12-1103-PDN.
     
  • Elsa Góngora-Castillo, Enrique lbarra-Laclette, Diana Trejo-saavedra, Rafael R Rivera-Bustamante. Transcriptome analysis of symptomatic and recovered leaves of geminivirus-infected pepper (Capsicum annuum). Virology Journal. 2012, 9:295
     
  • Elsa Góngora-Castillo, Rubén Fajardo-Jaime, Araceli Fernández-Cortés, Alba E. Jofre-Garfias, Edmundo Lozova-Gloria, Octavio Martínez, Neftalí Ochoa-AIejo, and Rafael Rivera-Bustamante. The capsicum transcriptome DB: a "hot" tool for genomic research. Bioinformation. 2012,8(l): 43-47.
     
  • L. Guevara-Olvera, M. L. Ruíz-Nito, R. M. Rangel-Cano, I. Torres-Pacheco, Rafael R Rivera-Bustamante, C. I. Muñoz-Sánchez, M. M. González-Chavira, A. Cruz-Hernández and R. G. Guevara-González. Expression of a germin-like protein gene (CchGLP) from a geminivirus-resistant pepper (Capsicum nse Jacq.) enhances tolerance to geminivirus infection in transgenic tobacco. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 2012, 78(C):45-50
     
  • Katia Aviña-Padilla, Luis Alfonso Rodríguez-Páez, Angel Iván Nava Castrejón, Juan Carlos Ochoa-Sánchez, Rafael Rivera Bustamante, Juan Pablo Martínez-Soriano. (2011). Epidemic of lethal yellowing disease affecting Phoenix dactilyfera and Sabal mexicana in Central Mexico. Bulleting of Insectology 64, pp 221-222
  • Ilenia Rentería-Canett, Beatriz Xoconostle-Cázares, Roberto Ruiz-Medrano and Rafael F. Rivera-Bustamante. Geminivirus mixed infection on pepper plants:  Synergistic interaction between PHYVV and PepGMV. Virology Journal. (2011) 8:104-116. doi:10.1186/1743-422X-8-104.
     
  • E. Fiallo-Olivé, R. F. Rivera Bustamante, R.F.  and Y. Martínez Zubiaur.  First report of tobacco as a natural host of Euphorbia mosaic virus in Cuba.  Plant Pathology. (2010) 59: 795.
  • C. Hernández Zepeda, J. K. Brown, O. A. Moreno Valenzuela, G. Argüello Astorga, A. M. Idris, G. Carnevali and R. F. Rivera-Bustamante.  Characterization of Rhynchosia yellow mosaic Yucatan virus, a new recombinant begomovirus associated with two fabaceous weeds in Yucatan, México. Arch. Virol. (2010) 155(10): 1571-1579.
     
  • Rodríguez-Negrete, E.A., Carrillo-Tripp, J. and Rivera-Bustamante, R. F. (2009). “RNA silencing against Geminivirus: complementary action of PTGS and TGS in host recovery”.  Journal of Virology 83: 1332-1340
     
  • Abraham-Juárez, M. R., Rocha Granados, M.C., López, M.G., Rivera-Bustamante, R.F. and Ochoa-Alejo, N. (2008) Virus-induced silencing of Comt, pAmt and Kas genes results in a reduction of capsaicinoid accumulation in chili pepper fruits.  Planta.  227:681-695.