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Research Article

Tipping the Balance: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Secreted Oxalic Acid Suppresses Host Defenses by Manipulating the Host Redox Environment

  • Brett Williams,

    Affiliation: Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Mehdi Kabbage,

    Affiliation: Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Hyo-Jin Kim,

    Affiliation: Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Robert Britt,

    Affiliation: Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Martin B. Dickman mail

    mbdickman@tamu.edu

    Affiliation: Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: June 30, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002107

About the Authors

Brett Williams, Mehdi Kabbage, Hyo-Jin Kim, Robert Britt, Martin B. Dickman
Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mbdickman@tamu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BW MBD. Performed the experiments: BW MK HK RB. Analyzed the data: BW MK MBD. Wrote the paper: BW MK MBD.