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  • n. Any enzyme that breaks down a glucan


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  • H1-responses to Asp f3 (a putative peroxismal membrane protein), Asp f9/16 (cell wall glucanase), Asp f11 (cyclophilin type peptidyl-prolyl isomerase) and Asp f22 (enolase).

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  • Whether the pathogen itself triggers the chitinase and glucanase activities or the PAMPs switch on the host defense is still debatable.

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  • Conversely, in the case of compatible reactions between susceptible hosts and pathogens, β, 1-3 glucanase-induced callose degradation facilitates the absorption of nutrients by haustoria and promotes growth and sporulation

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