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A resistosome-activated ‘death switch’

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Pathogen perception triggers a monomeric nucleotide-binding leucine-rich plant immune receptor to form a pentameric wheel-like complex termed a resistosome, with the N-terminal α helices forming a funnel-shaped structure that may perturb plasma membrane integrity to cause hypersensitive cell death.

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    • Hiroaki Adachi
    • , Sophien Kamoun
    •  & Abbas Maqbool

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