Pseudomonas syringae evades host Immunity by degrading flagellin monomers with alkaline protease AprA

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Pel, M.J.C.; Van Dijken, A.J.H.; Bardoel, B.W.; Seidl, M.F; Van der Ent, S.; Van Strijp, J.A.G.;
  • Subject: Pseudomonas, host immune evasion, plant immunity, flagellin, alkaline protease
    mesheuropmc: fungi

Bacterial flagellin molecules are strong inducers of innate immune responses in both mammals and plants. The opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa secretes an alkaline protease called AprA that degrades flagellin monomers. Here, we show that AprA is widespread a... View more
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