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Differences in cell death induction by Phytophthora elicitins are determined by signal components downstream of MAP kinase kinase in different species of Nicotiana and cultivars of Brassica rapa and Raphanus sativus

Takemoto, Daigo; Hardham, Adrienne R; Jones, David A


Elicitins are small, secreted proteins produced by species of the plant-pathogenic oomycete Phytophthora. They induce hypersensitive cell death in most Nicotiana species and in some cultivars of Brassica rapa and Raphanus sativus. In this study, two true-breeding Fast Cycling B. rapa lines were established that showed severe necrosis (line 7-R) or no visible response (line 18-NR) after treatment with elicitin. Unexpectedly, microscopic examination revealed localized cell death in line 18-NR...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Plant Physiology 138.3 (2005): 1491-1504
DOI: 10.1104/pp.104.058388


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