Pathogen-induced defense and innate immunity in macroalgae.

@article{Weinberger2007PathogeninducedDA,
  title={Pathogen-induced defense and innate immunity in macroalgae.},
  author={Florian Weinberger},
  journal={The Biological bulletin},
  year={2007},
  volume={213 3},
  pages={290-302}
}
Animals and vascular plants are known to defend themselves facultatively against pathogens, with innate receptors mediating their resistance. Macroalgal defense against microorganisms, in contrast, has until recently been regarded mainly as constitutive. Indeed, many macroalgae appear to be chemically defended at constantly high levels, and this is possibly one of the reasons why the first evidence of pathogen-aroused resistance in a macroalga was detected only a decade ago. Here, I summarize… CONTINUE READING

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