The immune protease Rcr3 is activated by an extracellular proteolytic cascade in tomato!

PROTECTA ESR Laura Ossorio Carballo took part in this recent study, led by her main supervisor Renier van der Hoorn. Congratulations Laura on your first peer reviewed article of your PhD!

Extracellular proteolytic cascade in tomato activates immune protease Rcr3
Judith K. Paulus, Jiorgos Kourelis, Selva Ramasubramanian, Felix Homma, Alice Godson, Anja C. Hörger, Tram Ngoc Hong, Daniel Krahn, Laura Ossorio Carballo, Shuaishuai Wang, Joe Win, Matthew Smoker, Sophien Kamoun, Suomeng Dong, Renier A. L. van der Hoorn
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jul 2020, 117 (29) 17409-17417; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1921101117

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Ever wondered about the alternatives to the use of Resistance genes in crop protection that don’t rely on synthetic pesticides?

Read all about Plant Resistance Inducers (PRIs) and the perspectives for future disease management in the field in this great review article by PROTECTA ESR Murilo Sandroni and his co-authors.

Plant resistance inducers (PRIs): perspectives for future disease management in the field.(2020). Sandroni, M., Liljeroth, E., Mulugeta, T., Alexandersson, E.

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DOI: 10.1079/PAVSNNR202015001