Role of the Plasma Membrane in Host-Pathogen Interactions

  • H. Kauss

Abstract

When we attempt to rationalize a complex biological phenomenon we are always influenced by apparently similar phenomena where biochemical details are already established and the underlying molecular mechanisms are partly understood. In the field of plant pathology such influences clearly come from human and animal medicine, in which many fascinating observations have been made regarding the mechanisms causing resistance to pathogens.

Keywords

Lignin Vanadate Oligosaccharide Ruthenium Nifedipine 

Abbreviations

cAMP

3′,5′-cyclic adenosine monophosphate

DP

degree of polymerization

HR

hypersensitive response or reaction

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  • H. Kauss
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  1. 1.FB BiologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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