940329 Molecular mechanisms of fungal virulence and plant resistance

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Adam, Gerhard
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Effector proteins of fungi and oomycetes and their role in virulence.

Role of fungal secondary metabolites and thier mode of action in plants.

Defense mechanisms in plants, signal transduction and role of induced proteins.

Chemical inactivation of fungal metabolites by plant enzymes

Novel methods: fungal and plant genomics, metabolomics ...

Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Building on basic knowledge (from VO Molecular biology of plant-pathogen interactions) the participants of this seminar will present recent publications describing important new insights into the topic of interaction of plants and fungi (including oomycetes)
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