Control of sucrose source/sink status by the plant immune system

  • Rathjen, John (PI)

    Project: Research

    Project Details


    This Project aims to investigate the roles of plant malectin receptor kinases in pathogen recognition and response, by utilising molecular and cell biological tools to detect complex formation and changes in sugar import into cells. Expected outcomes of this project include a better understanding of how pathogens manipulate plant cells to their benefit, and greater knowledge of which host molecules participate in this process. This should provide significant benefits such as a new theoretical basis to engineer crop plants for resistance against devastating diseases.
    Effective start/end date21/06/1919/06/24


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