Disease Resistance Gene Analogs (RGAs) in Plants

@inproceedings{Sekhwal2015DiseaseRG,
  title={Disease Resistance Gene Analogs (RGAs) in Plants},
  author={Manoj Kumar Sekhwal and Pingchuan Li and Irene Lam and Xiue Wang and Sylvie Cloutier and Frank M. You and Marcello Iriti},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2015}
}
Plants have developed effective mechanisms to recognize and respond to infections caused by pathogens. Plant resistance gene analogs (RGAs), as resistance (R) gene candidates, have conserved domains and motifs that play specific roles in pathogens' resistance. Well-known RGAs are nucleotide binding site leucine rich repeats, receptor like kinases, and receptor like proteins. Others include pentatricopeptide repeats and apoplastic peroxidases. RGAs can be detected using bioinformatics tools… CONTINUE READING
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