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Science 315 (5815): 1088-1089

Copyright © 2007 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nibbling at the Plant Cell Nucleus

Jeffery L. Dangl

When plants recognize certain pathogens, an activated immune receptor moves to the nucleus where it affects transcription to initiate a successful response.

The author is in the Department of Biology, the Curriculum in Genetics, and the Carolina Center for Genome Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA. E-mail: dangl{at}

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