Review: Receptor kinases in plant pathogen interactions: More than pattern recognition

Zhou et al. review the contributions of Receptor-Like Kinases (RLKs) and Receptor-Like Proteins (RLPs) as Pattern Recognition Receptors (PRRs) that contribute to the recognition of pathogens, as well as the contributions of receptor-like cytoplasmic kinases (RLCKs). The authors summarize recent studies that show how complex formation by PRRs affects their activities, and how PRR complexes and RLCKs differentially regulate downstream signals. Finally, the authors summarize the many ways that pathogens subvert the recognition and elicitation of defense responses. Plant Cell 10.1105/tpc.16.00891