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
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
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.