Molecular Mechanisms and Mediators of the Immune Response in Plants
Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014, Pages: 23-30
Received: Jan. 11, 2014; Published: Feb. 20, 2014
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Anna Boyajyan, Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia
Hakob Devejyan, Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia
Vardan Haykazyan, Republican Agriculture Support Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture RA, Yerevan, Armenia
Gevorg Avetisyan, Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia
Donara Khanoyan, Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia
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The purpose of this review article is to analyze, sum up and discuss the existing knowledge and recent concepts on the plant immune system based on the available literature. The main attention is focused on the major molecular players, mediators and regulators of this system, as well as on mechanisms of generation and progression of the different types of the immune response playing an important role in plant physiology, regeneration, resistance, and defense against a broad number of pathogens.
Plant Immune System, Gene-for-Gene Resistance, Basal Immune Response, Hypersensitive Response, Systemic Acquired Resistance, Jasmonic Acid/Ethylene Pathway, Non-Host Resistance
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Anna Boyajyan, Hakob Devejyan, Vardan Haykazyan, Gevorg Avetisyan, Donara Khanoyan, Molecular Mechanisms and Mediators of the Immune Response in Plants, Journal of Plant Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2014, pp. 23-30. doi: 10.11648/j.jps.20140201.15
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