Botrytis cinerea mutants deficient in D-galacturonic acid catabolism have a perturbed virulence on Nicotiana benthamiana and Arabidopsis, but not on tomato

L. Zhang, J.A.L. van Kan

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Abstract

d-Galacturonic acid is the most abundant monosaccharide component of pectic polysaccharides that comprise a significant part of most plant cell walls. Therefore, it is potentially an important nutritional factor for Botrytis cinerea when it grows in and t
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-29
JournalMolecular Plant Pathology
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • cell-wall polysaccharides
  • plant defensin gene
  • salicylic-acid
  • filamentous fungi
  • thaliana
  • pathogen
  • resistance
  • pathway
  • camalexin
  • biosynthesis

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