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What does HR stand for?

HR stands for Hypersensitive Response

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Hypersensitive response is a defense mechanism used by all plants in which one or a few cells surrounding the site of pathogen attack essentially commit suicide to prevent further spread of the pathogen.
95 Hardcover Chemical and functional properties of food components series QR188 Chemistry, biology, food science, and various permutations of them are the perspectives researchers bring as they explain the mechanisms involved in hypersensitive responses and threats caused by ingesting food-stuffs and their components that are often associated with modern food-processing technologies.