Salicylic acid and its function in plant immunity.

  title={Salicylic acid and its function in plant immunity.},
  author={Chuanfu An and Zhonglin Mou},
  journal={Journal of integrative plant biology},
  volume={53 6},
The small phenolic compound salicylic acid (SA) plays an important regulatory role in multiple physiological processes including plant immune response. Significant progress has been made during the past two decades in understanding the SA-mediated defense signaling network. Characterization of a number of genes functioning in SA biosynthesis, conjugation, accumulation, signaling, and crosstalk with other hormones such as jasmonic acid, ethylene, abscisic acid, auxin, gibberellic acid, cytokinin… CONTINUE READING


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