Symbiosis: R you friend or foe?


requires that the two interacting species tolerate each other, even in the presence of an immune system. In a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, Yang and colleagues describe how innate immunity proteins in legumes determine the host range of plant–bacterium interactions. Legumes form a root nodule — a compartment that… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro2487