A rapid production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) represents a hallmark of plant immune responses to infection. However, how pathogen perception induces ROS production remains unclear. Li et al. (2014) fill a missing link by showing that a pattern recognition receptor complex directly associates with and activates a ROS-producing enzyme.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Cell Host and Microbe|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Mar 2014|