Plant evolution driven by interactions with symbiotic and pathogenic microbes

  title={Plant evolution driven by interactions with symbiotic and pathogenic microbes},
  author={Pierre-Marc Delaux and Sebastian Schornack},
New pathways in plants and microbes Plants and microbes have interacted through evolution in ways that shaped diversity and helped plants colonize land. Delaux and Schornack review how insights from a range of plant and algal genomes reveal sustained use through evolution of ancient gene modules as well as emergence of lineage-specific specializations. Mosses, liverworts, and hornworts have layered innovation onto existing pathways to build new microbial interactions. Such innovations may be… 
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