Plant immunity: towards an integrated view of plant–pathogen interactions

  title={Plant immunity: towards an integrated view of plant–pathogen interactions},
  author={Peter N. Dodds and John P. Rathjen},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
Plants are engaged in a continuous co-evolutionary struggle for dominance with their pathogens. The outcomes of these interactions are of particular importance to human activities, as they can have dramatic effects on agricultural systems. The recent convergence of molecular studies of plant immunity and pathogen infection strategies is revealing an integrated picture of the plant–pathogen interaction from the perspective of both organisms. Plants have an amazing capacity to recognize pathogens… 
Recent Insights into Plant-Pathogens Interactions through Proteomics Approaches
  • Shanshan Wang
  • Biology
    IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
  • 2020
A brief overview of the current methods and progress of proteomics in the research of plant–pathogen interactions is provided and relevant protein function and expression profiles are also reviewed.
On the front line: structural insights into plant–pathogen interactions
This Review summarizes the key developments in the structural biology of plant pathogen–host interactions and indicates that studies of filamentous plant pathogens are gathering pace.
Action Mechanisms of Effectors in Plant-Pathogen Interaction
Plant pathogens are one of the main factors hindering the breeding of cash crops. Pathogens, including oomycetes, fungus, and bacteria, secrete effectors as invasion weapons to successfully invade
Genome plasticity in filamentous plant pathogens contributes to the emergence of novel effectors and their cellular processes in the host
This mini-review highlights promising approaches of identifying novel effectors based on the genome plasticity and discusses the interaction mechanisms between plants and their filamentous pathogens and outlines the possibilities of effector gene expression under epigenetic control.
Transcriptional Plant Responses Critical for Resistance Towards Necrotrophic Pathogens
Plant defenses aimed at necrotrophic pathogens appear to be genetically complex and biochemical, molecular, and genetic studies have uncovered numerous host components critical for the outcome of such interactions.
Biotechnology: Plant Protection
Intervention of Phytohormone Pathways by Pathogen Effectors[OPEN]
An improved understanding of phytohormone intervention strategies employed by pests and pathogens during their interactions with plants will ultimately lead to the development of new crop protection strategies.


The plant immune system
A detailed understanding of plant immune function will underpin crop improvement for food, fibre and biofuels production and provide extraordinary insights into molecular recognition, cell biology and evolution across biological kingdoms.
Plant pathogens and integrated defence responses to infection
The current knowledge of recognition-dependent disease resistance in plants is reviewed, and a few crucial concepts are included to compare and contrast plant innate immunity with that more commonly associated with animals.
Interfamily transfer of a plant pattern-recognition receptor confers broad-spectrum bacterial resistance
The results in controlled laboratory conditions suggest that heterologous expression of PAMP recognition systems could be used to engineer broad-spectrum disease resistance to important bacterial pathogens, potentially enabling more durable and sustainable resistance in the field.
To Nibble at Plant Resistance Proteins
To intercept invading microbes that threaten growth and reproduction, plants evolved a sophisticated innate immune system that requires tight regulation that involves intramolecular interactions between the various domains.
Emerging concepts in effector biology of plant-associated organisms.
This review summarizes recent findings in the field of effector biology and highlights the common concepts that have emerged from the study of cellular plant pathogen effectors.
Terrific Protein Traffic: The Mystery of Effector Protein Delivery by Filamentous Plant Pathogens
The current explosion of information is opening new research avenues in molecular plant pathology and is providing new opportunities to limit the impact of plant disease on food production.
Plant pathogenic bacterial type III effectors subdue host responses.
Groovy times: filamentous pathogen effectors revealed.
  • S. Kamoun
  • Biology
    Current opinion in plant biology
  • 2007