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Fungi

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Plant pathogenic fungi provoke important crop loss and several fungi-plant interactions are particularly well studied. Fungi have in their arsenal, secreted peptides that will cross the plant plasma membrane and act in the plant cells as virulence determinants. The mechanisms of such translocation is still unknown but several "effectors" have been described and studied.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of fungal effector related publications