Plant defence: A new weapon in the arsenal

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Plants have evolved intricate defence mechanisms to cope with the wide array of microbial pathogens they encounter. The identification of Sgt1 as an essential component of R gene-mediated disease resistance suggests that the ubiquitin protein degradation pathway plays an important role in plant defence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R352-R354
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 14 2002


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