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The tomato Prf complex is a molecular trap for bacterial effectors based on Pto transphosphorylation

Ntoukakis, Vardis; Balmuth, Alexi L; Mucyn, Tatiana S; Gutierrez, Jose R; Jones, Alexandra M. E; Rathjen, John P


The major virulence strategy of phytopathogenic bacteria is to secrete effector proteins into the host cell to target the immune machinery. AvrPto and AvrPtoB are two such effectors from Pseudomonas syringae, which disable an overlapping range of kinases in Arabidopsis and Tomato. Both effectors target surface-localized receptor-kinases to avoid bacterial recognition. In turn, tomato has evolved an intracellular effector-recognition complex composed of the NB-LRR protein Prf and the Pto kinase....[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-01-31
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS Pathogens
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003123


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