In plants, pattern-triggered immunity shuts down global translation while allowing the translation of defense mRNAs. Wang et al. (2022) describe a previously unknown mechanism for how elements in the 5′ UTR of these mRNAs can recruit the translation machinery to initiate protein synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3124-3125
Number of pages2
JournalMolecular cell
Issue number17
StatePublished - Sep 1 2022


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