Plant immunity: AvrPto targets the frontline

Cyril Zipfel, John P Rathjen

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Abstract

Bacterial pathogens must suppress host defences to cause disease. New research shows that the Pseudomonas effector protein AvrPto does so by directly targeting plant transmembrane receptor kinases involved in bacterial perception.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R218-20
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2008

Keywords

  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Plant Diseases
  • Plants
  • Pseudomonas syringae
  • Receptors, Pattern Recognition

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