Molecular intimacy between proteins specifying plant-pathogen recognition

Parker, JE and Coleman, MJ (1997) Molecular intimacy between proteins specifying plant-pathogen recognition. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 22 (8). pp. 291-296. ISSN 0968-0004

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Abstract

Disease resistance in plants is commonly specified by genetically paired plant resistance (R) and pathogen avirulence (Avr) proteins. Recent molecular analyses of several R-Avr protein interactions provide compelling evidence for a receptor-ligand mechanism in which specific binding of the Avr elicitor by its matching R protein leads to activation of the plant defence response. Direct R-Avr protein recognition precedes the function of an expanding battery of plant resistance signalling components.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2014 15:58
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:28
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/50326
DOI: 10.1016/S0968-0004(97)01089-X

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