Parasitic Nematodes Modulate PIN-Mediated Auxin Transport to Facilitate Infection

  title={Parasitic Nematodes Modulate PIN-Mediated Auxin Transport to Facilitate Infection},
  author={Wim Grunewald and Bernard Cannoot and Jiř{\'i} Friml and Godelieve Gheysen},
  journal={PLoS Pathogens},
  pages={909 - 915}
Plant-parasitic nematodes are destructive plant pathogens that cause significant yield losses. They induce highly specialized feeding sites (NFS) in infected plant roots from which they withdraw nutrients. In order to establish these NFS, it is thought that the nematodes manipulate the molecular and physiological pathways of their hosts. Evidence is accumulating that the plant signalling molecule auxin is involved in the initiation and development of the feeding sites of sedentary plant… CONTINUE READING

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