RTNakano Lab


Root Microbiota Communications

We are interested in how plants communicate with the associated microbial community, the plant microbiota.

We employ plant and microbial genetics, multi-omics, and cell biology to address the molecular mechanisms by which root microbiota influence root growth-defence coordination.


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