Perspectives in Plant Cell Recognition


Reviews recent advances in understanding the cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms governing cell--cell interactions in plants.
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Reviews recent advances in understanding the cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms governing cell--cell interactions in plants.
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Sexual signalling in Chlamydomonas 1
Gamete recognition and fertilisation in the fucoid algae 19
The fungal surface and its role in sexual interactions 33
Gamete recognition in angiosperms: model and strategy for analysis 59
The molecular biology of self-incompatible responses 79
Cell surface arabinogalactan proteins, arabinogalactans and plant development 105
Local and systemic signalling during a plant defence response 123
Contact sensing during infection by fungal pathogens 137
The electrophysiology of root-zoospore interactions 173
Molecular differentiation and development of the host-parasite interface in powdery mildew of pea 193
Recognition signals and initiation of host responses controlling basic incompatibility between fungi and plants 213
Cell surface interactions in endomycorrhizal symbiosis 239
Host recognition in the Rhizobium leguminosarum-pea symbiosis
The Rhizobium trap: root hair curling in root-nodule symbiosis
Structure and function of Rhizobium lipopolysaccharide in relation to legume nodule development 285
Index 297
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