TWiM 77: Zombie plants and no pain, no gain

May 1, 2014

healthyvsInfectedFlowerHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt and Michele Swanson

Vincent, Elio, Michael, and Michelle review how a pathogen promotes plant attractiveness to insect vectors, and activation of sensory neurons that modulate pain and inflammation by bacterial infection.


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