A Receptor Kinase-Like Protein Encoded by the Rice Disease Resistance Gene, Xa21

@article{Song1995ARK,
  title={A Receptor Kinase-Like Protein Encoded by the Rice Disease Resistance Gene, Xa21},
  author={Wen-Yuan Song and Guo‐Liang Wang and Li-li Chen and Han Suk Kim and Li-Ya Pi and T. E. Holsten and J. Gardner and Bei Wang and Wenxue Zhai and Li-Huang Zhu and Claude M. Fauquet and Pamela C. Ronald},
  journal={Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={270},
  pages={1804 - 1806}
}
The rice Xa21 gene, which confers resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae race 6, was isolated by positional cloning. Fifty transgenic rice plants carrying the cloned Xa21 gene display high levels of resistance to the pathogen. The sequence of the predicted protein, which carries both a leucine-rich repeat motif and a serine-threonine kinase-like domain, suggests a role in cell surface recognition of a pathogen ligand and subsequent activation of an intracellular defense response… 

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Xa21D Encodes a Receptor-like Molecule with a Leucine-Rich Repeat Domain That Determines Race-Specific Recognition and Is Subject to Adaptive Evolution

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A receptor like kinase gene with expressional responsiveness on Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae is essential for Xa21-mediated disease resistance

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