Studholme, David J.; Ibanez, Selena; MacLean, Daniel; Dangl, Jeffery L.; Chang, Jeff H.; Rathjen, John P.
BACKGROUND Pseudomonas syringae is a widespread bacterial pathogen that causes disease on a broad range of economically important plant species. Pathogenicity of P. syringae strains is dependent on the type III secretion system, which secretes a suite of up to about thirty virulence 'effector' proteins into the host cytoplasm where they subvert the eukaryotic cell physiology and disrupt host defences. P. syringae pathovar tabaci naturally causes disease on wild tobacco, the model member of the...[Show more]
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