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    Plants fight off pathogens through "food shortages", the discovery is expected to develop new pesticides

    • Last Update: 2022-03-12
    • Source: Internet
    • Author: User
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    When pathogens such as bacteria invade plants, they will absorb the sugar produced and accumulated during plant photosynthesis
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    Researchers from Kyoto University and other institutions in Japan have discovered that there is a protein in Arabidopsis leaves that can transport sugar from outside the cell to the inside

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    When pathogens such as bacteria invade, Arabidopsis will initiate a defense response mechanism, and the role of this protein will become stronger, recycling the sugar from the outside of the cell to the inside

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    This is equivalent to the plant's defense purpose by "cutting food" to bacteria and other pathogens

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    In the experiment, the researchers artificially destroyed the function of this protein, and found that the number of bacteria has increased significantly, and the disease of Arabidopsis is more serious

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    Researchers believe that this mechanism should also exist in other plants, and this discovery will help develop new pesticides that help plants resist pathogens

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    Related research reports have been published in the online edition of the American "Science" magazine

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