Basal Defence in Arabidopsis Against Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola: Beyond FLS2?

  • A. Forsyth
  • N. Grabov
  • M. de Torres
  • V. Kaitell
  • S. Robatzek
  • John W. Mansfield

We have developed a system to use natural variation between Arabidopsis ecotypes to study the basis of non-host/basal resistance. Our experiments suggest that the leucine rich repeat receptor kinase FLS2 and the flagellin perception system are at the core of this resistance mechanism. However, several genes/loci work in concert with FLS2 to specify non-host resistance in Arabidopsis to P.s. pv. phaseolicola race 6 1448A.

Keywords

Innate immunity genetic analysis basal resistance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Forsyth
    • 1
  • N. Grabov
    • 1
  • M. de Torres
    • 1
  • V. Kaitell
    • 1
  • S. Robatzek
    • 2
  • John W. Mansfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Imperial CollegeAshfordUK
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding ResearchGermany

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