Decoy engineering: The next step in resistance breeding

Jiorgos Kourelis, R. A. L. van der Hoorn, Daniela J. Sueldo

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The recent finding that decoy engineering can expand the recognition specificity of a plant immune receptor opens a wealth of opportunities for resistance breeding. In this Spotlight we discuss which factors should be considered to successfully translate decoy engineering into crop species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371-373
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Issue number5
Early online date17 Apr 2016
Publication statusPublished - May 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • AvrPphB
  • Decoy model
  • Disease resistance
  • PBS1
  • Protein engineering
  • RPS5

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