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Interactive glucose attachment to multiple signaling molecules as an immune-suppressive platform to contain plant pathogen defense

Bauer et al. characterize UGT76B1 as a metabolic suppressor of the Arabidopsis immune response. The Plant Cell (2021). https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koaa044 By Dereje W. Mekonnen1, Jürgen Zeier2, Anton R. Schäffner1 1Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, Department of Environmental Sciences,…

Surprise –salicylic acid receptors can do so much!

Liu et al. investigate the diverse roles of the salicylic acid receptors NPR1, NPR3 and NPR4 in local and long-range plant immunity. The Plant Cell (2020).  https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.20.00499 By Yanan Liu1,2, Tongjun Sun2,3 and Yuelin Zhang2 (1 College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Hunan Agricultural…