Title: SALICYLIC ACID- AND NITRIC OXIDE-MEDIATED SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN DISEASE RESISTANCE
| Klessig, D - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Durner, J - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Kumar, D - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Shah, J - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Zhou, J - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Zhang, S - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Wendehenne, D - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Kachroo, P - RUTGERS UNIV |
| Silva, H - RUTGERS UNIV |
Submitted to: Signal Transduction in Plants Current Advances
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: February 1, 2002
Publication Date: October 1, 2002
Citation: Klessig, D.F., Durner, J., Navarre, D.A., Kumar, D., Shah, J., Zhou, J.M., Zhang, S., Wendehenne, D., Kachroo, P., Silva, H, Yoshioka, K., Trifa, Y., Pontier, D., Lam, E., Chen, Z., Anderson, M., Du, H. 2002. Salicylic acid- and nitric oxide-mediated signal transduction in disease resistance. In: Signal Transduction in Plants: Current Advances. Edited by S.K.Sopory, R. Oelmuller, and S.C. Maheshwari. Kluwer Academic Plenum Publishers, The Netherlands. pp. 201-207.
Current advances in plant defense signaling is discussed, with emphasis on the role of nitric oxide and salicylic acid in the development of disease resistance. Nitric Oxide has recently been shown to have an important role in plant disease resistance. We show an increase in NOS-like activity in TMV challenged resistance, but not susceptible tobacco. Aconitase has been identified as one target of NO in plants, with both cytosolic and mitochondrial forms being inhibited by low levels of NO.