The hypersensitive response; the centenary is upon us but how much do we know?

  title={The hypersensitive response; the centenary is upon us but how much do we know?},
  author={Luis A J Mur and Paul Kenton and Amanda J. Lloyd and Helen Ougham and Elena Prats},
  journal={Journal of experimental botany},
  volume={59 3},
With the centenary of the first descriptions of 'hypersensitiveness' following pathogenic challenge upon us, it is appropriate to assess our current understanding of the hypersensitive response (HR) form of cell death. In recent decades our understanding of the initiation, associated signalling, and some important proteolytic events linked to the HR has dramatically increased. Genetic approaches are increasingly elucidating the function of the HR initiating resistance genes and there have been… CONTINUE READING
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