Gene Symbol: Pto
Description: serine/threonine protein kinase Pto
Alias: serine/threonine protein kinase Pto, Pto kinase, receptor-like protein kinase HERK 1
Species: tomato

Top Publications

  1. Andriotis V, Rathjen J. The Pto kinase of tomato, which regulates plant immunity, is repressed by its myristoylated N terminus. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:26578-86 pubmed publisher
    Specific recognition of the Pseudomonas syringae effector proteins AvrPto and AvrPtoB in tomato is mediated by Pto kinase resulting in induction of defense responses, including hypersensitive cell death via a signaling pathway requiring ..
  2. Ntoukakis V, Mucyn T, Gimenez Ibanez S, Chapman H, Gutierrez J, Balmuth A, et al. Host inhibition of a bacterial virulence effector triggers immunity to infection. Science. 2009;324:784-7 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Pto kinase, which is highly related to Fen, recognizes AvrPtoB in conjunction with the resistance protein Prf...