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Research Article

SAG101 Forms a Ternary Complex with EDS1 and PAD4 and Is Required for Resistance Signaling against Turnip Crinkle Virus

  • Shifeng Zhu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shifeng Zhu, Rae-Dong Jeong

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Rae-Dong Jeong equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shifeng Zhu, Rae-Dong Jeong

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

    Current address: Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Pyeongtaek-si, South Korea

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  • Srivathsa C. Venugopal,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

    Current address: Metahelix Life Sciences Private Limited, Bommasandra, Bangalore, India

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  • Ludmila Lapchyk,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • DuRoy Navarre,

    Affiliation: U.S. Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service, Washington State University, Prosser, Washington, United States of America

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  • Aardra Kachroo,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Pradeep Kachroo mail

    pk62@uky.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Published: November 03, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002318

About the Authors

Shifeng Zhu, Rae-Dong Jeong, Srivathsa C. Venugopal, Ludmila Lapchyk, Aardra Kachroo, Pradeep Kachroo
Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
DuRoy Navarre
U.S. Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service, Washington State University, Prosser, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: pk62@uky.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SZ RDJ SCV LL AK PK. Performed the experiments: SZ RDJ SCV LL DN. Analyzed the data: SZ RDJ SCV LL DN AK PK. Wrote the paper: PK AK SZ RDJ. Carried out localization, BiFC, and Co-IP assays: SZ RDJ. Assayed resistance of various genotypes to bacterial pathogens: SZ SCV. Assayed resistance to TCV of various genotypes: RDJ. Estimated SA levels: DN. Carried out protoplast transfection assays: SZ LL.