- Erwinia psidii
color = lightgrey
name = "Erwinia psidii"
regnum = Bacteria
classis = Gamma Proteobacteria
genus = "
species = "E. psidii"
binomial = "Erwinia psidii"
binomial_authority = Rodrigues Neto "et al." 1988
"Erwinia psidii" is a
Gram-negative bacteriumand a phytopathogen of the Common Guava("Psidium guajava"), causing rot in branches, flowers and fruits. Recently [cite journal
author = Pomini AM; Manfio GP; Araújo WL; Marsaioli AJ.
title = Acyl-homoserine lactones from "Erwinia psidii" R. IBSBF 435T, a guava phytopathogen ("Psidium guajava" L.).
journal = Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
year = 2005
volume = 53
pages = 6262–6265
doi = 10.1021/jf050586e ] , it was demonstrated that this species produces two acyl-homoserine lactones ("S"-(-)-N-hexanoyl- and N-heptanoyl-homoserine lactone), widely recognized bacterial
quorum sensingsignaling substances, and employed in bacterial cell-to-cell communication systems.
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