Novel insights into rice innate immunity against bacterial and fungal pathogens.

  title={Novel insights into rice innate immunity against bacterial and fungal pathogens.},
  author={Wende Liu and Jinling Liu and Lindsay R. Triplett and Jan E. Leach and Guo‐Liang Wang},
  journal={Annual review of phytopathology},
Rice feeds more than half of the world's population. Rice blast, caused by the fungal pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae, and bacterial blight, caused by the bacterial pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae, are major constraints to rice production worldwide. Genome sequencing and extensive molecular analysis has led to the identification of many new pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and avirulence and virulence effectors in both pathogens, as well as effector targets and receptors in the… 

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