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Immune responses: Photosynthetic defence

Plant defence against pathogens requires energy, which is provided by photosynthesis. But in addition to this indirect supply role, the photosynthetic light reaction is an active player in fighting off bacteria.

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  1. Vera Göhre is at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Institute for Microbiology, Cluster of Excellence in Plant Sciences, iGRAD-plant, Düsseldorf 40225, Germany.

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