2012 is almost over now and I would like to highlight my Top 5 research articles of 2012, which were really inspiring for our own research:
"Tomato TFT1 Is Required for PAMP-Triggered Immunity and Mutations that Prevent T3S Effector XopN from Binding to TFT1 Attenuate Xanthomonas Virulence"
by Kyle W. Taylor , Jung-Gun Kim , Xue B. Su, Chris D. Aakre, Julie A. Roden, Christopher M. Adams, Mary Beth Mudgett
"RPN1a, a 26S proteasome subunit, is required for innate immunity in Arabidopsis"
by Chunpeng Yao,Yingying Wu,Haozhen Nie, Dingzhong Tang
"NPR3 and NPR4 are receptors for the immune signal salicylic acid in plants"
by Zheng Qing Fu, Shunping Yan, Abdelaty Saleh, Wei Wang, James Ruble, Nodoka Oka, Rajinikanth Mohan, Steven H. Spoel, Yasuomi Tada, Ning Zheng & Xinnian Dong
"A Xanthomonas uridine 5′-monophosphate transferase inhibits plant immune kinases"
by Feng Feng, Fan Yang, Wei Rong, Xiaogang Wu, Jie Zhang, She Chen, Chaozu He & Jian-Min Zhou
"A Bacterial Acetyltransferase Destroys Plant Microtubule Networks and Blocks Secretion"
by Amy Huei-Yi Lee, Brenden Hurley, Corinna Felsensteiner, Carmen Yea, Wenzislava Ckurshumova, Verena Bartetzko, Pauline W. Wang, Van Quach, Jennifer D. Lewis, Yulu C. Liu, Frederik Börnke, Stephane Angers, Andrew Wilde, David S. Guttman, Darrell Desveaux
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