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Unformatted text preview: Thus, this leads to a rise in R-proteins which recognize the effectors activity. It was demonstrated that the ADF4 is required for hypersensitive response (cell death). The activation of resistance in the plants involves hormones, lipids, physical barriers, chaperones, vesicular trafficking, and cell wall modifications. The primary features of innate immunity in plants and animals were compared. In plants there is no mobile cell and no specialized immune cells whereas in animals the cells are mobile and the cells have a specialized surveillance system. In plants the cells have no adaptive immunity whereas animals have an adaptive immunity. Plants use 5-12% of their free pole of actin, whereas animals use 90% of their free pole of actin....
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This essay was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course LBS 144 taught by Professor Urquhart/peters during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '07