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Munch, D, O-K Teh, FG Malinovsky, Q Liu, RR Vekuturi, F El Kasmi, P Broderson, I Hara-Nishimura, JL Dangl, M Petersen, J Mundy and D Hofius (2015) Retromer contributes to immunity associated cell death in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell doi:10.1105/tpc.114.132043. published online February 13, 2015. PDF  Supplemental information


Zhao, T, J Li, L Rui, MT Nishimura, JP Vogel, N Liu, S Liu, Y Zhao, JL Dangl and D Tang (2015) A truncated NLR protein, TIR-NBS2, is required for activated defense responses in the exo70B1 mutant. PLoS Genetics 11, e1004945. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004945.



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Chung, E-H, F El-Kasmi, Y He, A Loehr and JL Dangl (2014) A plant phosphoswitch platform repeatedly targeted by type III effector proteins regulates the output of both tiers of plant immune receptors. Cell Host & Microbe 16, 484-494. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.09.004 PDF


Weßling, R, PM Epple, S Altmann, Y He, Li Yang, SR Henz, N McDonald, K Wiley, KC Bader, C Gläßer, MS Mukhtar, S Haigis, L Ghamsari, AE Stephens, JR Ecker, M Vidal, JDG Jones, KFX Mayer, E Ver Loren van Themaat, D Weigel, P Schulze-Lefert, JL Dangl*, R Panstruga* and P Braun* (2014) Convergent targeting of a common host protein-network by pathogen effectors from three kingdoms of life. Cell Host & Microbe 16, 364–375. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.08.004 (*co-corresponding authors) PDF


Yourstone, SM, DS Lundberg, JL Dangl and CD Jones (2014) MTToolbox: Improved amplicon sequencing using molecule tags. BMC Bioinformatics 15, 284. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-284 PDF


Belkhadir, Y, L Yang, J Hetzel, JL Dangl* and J Chory* (2014) The growth-defense pivot: Crisis management in plants mediated by LRR-RK surface receptors. Trends Biochem Sci. 39, 447-4566. doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2014.06.006 (*co-corresponding authors) PDF


Coll, NS, A Smidler, M Puigvert, C Popa, M Valls and JL Dangl (2014) The plant metacaspase AtMC1 in pathogen-triggered programmed cell death and aging: Functional linkage with autophagy. Cell Death & Differentiation online publication, 02 May 2014; doi:10.1038/cdd.2014.50. PDF


Wagner, MR, DS Lundberg, D Coleman-Derr, SG Tringe, JL Dangl and T Mitchell-Olds (2014) Natural soil microbes alter flowering phenology and the intensity of selection on flowering time in a wild Arabidopsis relative. Ecol. Letters. 17, 717-726. doi: 10.1111/ele.12276. PDF  Raw data: http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.1t6s5?show=full

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Nishimura, MT and JL Dangl (2014) Paired plant immune receptors. Science 344, 267-268. doi: 10.1126/science.1253849. PDF  [Perspective in reference to Williams et al. (2014) http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6181/299.abstract]


Bartoli, C, O Berge, CL Monteil, C Guilbaud, GM Balestra, L Varvaro, CD Jones, JL Dangl, DA Baltrus, DC Sands and CE Morris (2014). The Pseudomonas viridiflava phylogroups in the P. syringae species complex are characterized by genetic variability and phenotypic plasticity of pathogenicity-related traits. Environmental Microbiol. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12433. PDF


Baltrus, DA, S Yourstone, AL Lind, C Guilbaud, DC Sands, CD Jones, CE Morris, JL Dangl (2014) Draft genomes for a phylogenetically diverse suite of Pseudomonas syringae strains from multiple source populations. Genome Announc. 2, e01195-13. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01195-13. PDF


Mucyn, TS, S Yourstone, AL Lind, S Biswas, MT Nishimura, DA Baltrus, JS Cumbie, JH Chang, CD Jones, JL Dangl* and SR Grant* (2014) Variable suites of non-effector genes are co-regulated in the type III secretion virulence regulon across the Pseudomonas syringae phylogeny. PLoS Pathogens 10, e1003807. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003807. PDF  Supplementary material




Dangl, JL and LL Lanier (2013) Founding father of FACS: Professor Leonard A. Herzenberg (1931–2013). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA. 110, 20848–20849. 10.1073/pnas.1321731111. PDF


Biswas S, DS Lundberg, JL Dangl and V Jojic (2013). A Poisson-multivariate normal hierarchical model for measuring microbial conditional independence networks from metagenomic count data. Machine Learning in Computational Biology Workshop at the Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. PDF


Washington, EJ, MJ Banfield and JL Dangl (2013) What a difference a Dalton makes: Bacterial virulence factors modulate eukaryotic host cell signaling systems via deamidation. Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 77, 527-539. doi: 10.1128/MMBR.00013-13. PDF


Lundberg, DS, S Yourstone, P Mieczkowski, CD Jones and JL Dangl (2013) Practical innovations for high-throughput amplicon sequencing. Nature Methods 10, 999–1002. doi:10.1038/nmeth.2634. PDF  Supplemental Figures


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Dangl*, JL, DM Horvath and BJ Staskawicz (2013) Pivoting the plant immune system from dissection to deployment. Science 341, 746-751. doi: 10.1126/science.1236011. (* corresponding author) PDF .  Podcast


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Torres, MA, J Morales, C Sánchez-Rodríguez, A Molina, JL Dangl (2013) Functional interplay between Arabidopsis NADPH oxidases and heterotrimeric G proteins. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 26, 686-694. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-10-12-0236-R PDF . Supplemental Figures.


Roberts, M, S Tang, A Stallmann, JL Dangl* and V Bonardi (2013) Genetic requirements for signaling from an autoactive plant NB-LRR intracellular innate immune receptor. PLoS Genetics 9, e1003465. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003465 (* corresponding author). PDF


Peiffer, JA, A Spor, Z Jin, O Koren, SG Tringe, JL Dangl, ES Buckler and RE Ley (2013). Diversity and heritability of the maize rhizosphere microbiome under field conditions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA. doi: 10.1073/pnas. 1302837110 PDF


Sarris PF, EA Trantas, DA Baltrus, CT Bull, WP Wechter, S Yan, F Ververidis, NF Almeida, CD Jones, JL Dangl, NJ Panopoulos, BA Vinatzer, DE Goumas (2013) Comparative Genomics of Multiple Strains of Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis, a Potential Model Pathogen of Both Monocots and Dicots. PLoS ONE 8, e59366. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059366. PDF




Bonardi, V and JL Dangl (2012) How complex are intracellular immune receptor signaling complexes? Frontiers Plant Sci. 3, 1-9. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00237. PDF  


Lebeis, SL, M Rott, JL Dangl* and P Schulze-Lefert* (2012) 28th New Phytologist Symposium: Culturing a plant microbiome community at the cross-Rhodes (meeting report). New Phytologist 196, 341–344. (*co-corresponding authors). PDF


He, Y, E-H Chung, DA Hubert, P Tornero and JL Dangl (2012) Specific missense alleles of the Arabidopsis Jasmonic Acid co-receptor COI1 regulate innate immune receptor accumulation and function. PLoS Genetics 8, e1003018. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003018.. PDF


Cherkis, KA, BRS Temple, E-H Chung, J Sondek and JL Dangl (2012) AvrRpm1 missense mutations weakly activate RPS2-mediated immune response in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE 7, e42633. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042633. PDF


Lundberg, DS, SL Lebeis, S Herrera-Paredes, S Yourstone, J Gehring, S. Malfatti, J Tremblay, A Engelbrekston, V Kunin, T Glavina del Rio, R Edgar, T Eickhorst, RE Ley, P Hugenholtz, SG Tringe and JL Dangl (2012) Defining the core Arabidopsis thaliana root microbiome. Nature 488, 86-90. doi: 10.1038/nature11237. PDF  Supplementary figures


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Hirsch, PR and TH Mauchline (2012) Who’s who in the plant root microbiome? Nat. Biotechnol. 30, 961-962. PDF


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Baltrus, DA, MT Nishimura, KM Dougherty, S Biswas, MS Mukhtar, J Vicente, EB Holub and JL Dangl (2012) The molecular basis of host specialization in bean pathovars of Pseudomonas syringae. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 7, 877-888. dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-08-11-0218. PDF  supplementary figures


Bonardi, V, K Cherkis, MT Nishimura and JL Dangl (2012) A new eye on NLR proteins: focused on clarity or diffused by complexity? Curr. Opinion Immunol. 24, 41-50. 10.1016/j.coi.2011.12.006. PDF


Argueso, CT, FJ Ferreira, P Epple, JPC To, CE Hutchison, GE Schaller, JL Dangl and JJ Kieber (2012) Two-component elements mediate interactions between cytokinin and salicylic acid in plant immunity. PLoS Genet 8, e1002448. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002448 PDF




Belkhadir, Y, Y Jallais, E Balsemăo-Pires, P Epple, JL Dangl* and J Chory* (2011) Brassinosteroids modulate the efficiency of plant immune responses to microbe-associated molecular patterns. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1112840108 PR (*Co-corresponding authors). PDF


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Wang, Z (2011) Brassinosteroids modulate plant immunity at multiple levels. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA doi/10.1073/pnas.1118600109. PDF


Bonardi, V, S Tang, A Stallmann, M Roberts, K Cherkis and JL Dangl (2011) Expanded functions for a family of plant intracellular immune receptors beyond specific recognition of pathogen effectors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA. 108, 16463-1646. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1113726108. (note: correction to Fig.2 published online Dec 27, 2016 is included in this pdf) PDF


The Arabidopsis Interactome Mapping Consortium (2011) Evidence for Network Evolution in an Arabidopsis Interactome Map. Science 333, 602-607. doi: 10.1126/science.1203877. PDF

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Mukhtar, MS, A-R Carvunis, M Dreze, P Epple, J Steinbrenner, J Moore, M Tasan, M Galli, T Hao, MT Nishimura, SJ. Pevzner, SE Donovan, L Ghamsari, B Santhanam, V Romero, MM Poulin, F Gebreab, BJ Gutierrez, S Tam, D Monachello, M Boxem, CJ. Harbort, N McDonald, L Gai, H Chen, Y He, EU Effectoromics Consortium, J Vandenhaute, FP Roth, DE Hill, JR Ecker, M Vidal*, J Beynon*, P Braun* and JL Dangl* (2011) Independently evolved virulence effectors converge onto hubs in a plant immune system network. Science 333, 596-601. doi: 10.1126/science.1203659. (*Co-corresponding authors). PDF    SOM

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Landry, CR (2011) A Cellular Roadmap for the Plant Kingdom. Science 333, 532-533. PDF


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Baltrus, DA, MT Nishimura, A Romanchuk, JH Chang, MS Mukhtar, TF Law, K Cherkis, J Roach, SR Grant, CD Jones and JL Dangl (2011) Dynamic evolution of pathogenicity revealed by sequencing and comparative genomics of 19 Pseudomonas syringae isolates. PLoS Pathogens 7, e1002132. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002132. PDF

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Gao, Z, E-H Chung, T K Eitas, J L Dangl (2011) The plant intracellular innate immune receptor RPM1 is activated at, and functions on, the plasma membrane. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 108, 7619-7624. doi:10.1073/pnas.1104410108. PDF


van Doorn, WG, EP Beers, JL Dangl, VE Franklin-Tong, P Gallois, I Hara-Nishimura, AM Jones, M Kawai-Yamada, E Lam JW Mundy, L Mur, M Petersen, A Smertenko, M Taliansky, F van Breusegem, T Wolpert, E Woltering, B Zhivotovsky, PV. Bozhkov (2011) Morphological classification of plant cell deaths. Cell Death & Different. doi:10.1038/cdd.2011.36. PDF


Coll, NS, P Epple and JL Dangl (2011) Programmed cell death in the plant immune system. Cell Death & Different. doi:10.1038/cdd.2011.37. PDF


Jallais, Y, Y Belkhadir, E Balsemăo-Pires, JL Dangl and J Chory (2011) BAK1 is recruited to activated cell surface receptors through its extracellular leucine-rich-repeat domain. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 108, 8503-8507. doi:10.1073/pnas.1103556108. PDF


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Li, J. (2011) Direct involvement of leucine-rich repeats in assembling ligand-triggered receptor–coreceptor complexes Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 108, 8073-8074. PDF


Chung, EH, L da Cunha, A-J Wu, Z Gao, K Cherkis, AJ Afzal, D Mackey and JL Dangl (2011) Specific threonine phosphorylation of a host target by two unrelated type III effectors activates a host innate immune receptor in plants. Cell Host & Microbe 9, 125-136. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2011.01.009. PDF or download from NIH: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3061827/


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Innes, R.W. (2011). Activation of Plant Nod-like Receptors: How Indirect Can It Be? Cell Host Microbe 9, 87-89. PDF





Coll, NS, D Vercammen, A Smidler, C Clover, F van Breusegem, JL Dangl* and P Epple* (2010) Arabidopsis type I metacaspases control cell death. Science 330, 1393-1397. doi: 10.1126/science.1194980. (*Co-corresponding authors) PDF


Mole, B, S Habibi, JL Dangl and SR Grant (2010) Gluconate metabolism is required for virulence of the soft-rot pathogen Pectobacterium carotovorum. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 23, 1335–1344. doi:10.1094/MPMI-03-10-0067. PDF  and supplemental dat for this paper. PDF


Eitas, TK and JL Dangl (2010) NB-LRR proteins: Pairs, pieces, perception, partners and pathways. Curr. Opinion in Plant Biology. 10.1016/j.pbi.2010.04.007. PDF


Todesco, M, S Balasubramanian, TT Hu, MB Traw, M Horton, P Epple, C. Kuhns, S Sureshkumar, C Schwartz, C Lanz, RAE Laitinen, Y Huang, J Chory, V Lipka, JO Borevitz, JL Dangl, J Bergelson, M Nordborg, and D Weigel (2010) Natural allelic variation underlying a major fitness tradeoff in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature, 465, 632-636. doi:10.1038/nature09083. PDF


Nishimura, MT  and JL Dangl (2010) Arabidopsis and the Plant Immune System. Plant J. 61, 1053–1066. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04131.x published online March 10.2010. PDF


Serrano, M, DA Hubert, JL Dangl, P Schulze-Lefert and E Kombrink (2010) A chemical screen for suppressors of the avrRpm1-RPM1 dependent hypersensitive cell death response in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta doi: 10.1007/s00425-010-1105-1 published online February 7, 2010. PDF




Widjaja, I, I Lassowskat, G Bethke, L Eschen-Lippold, H-H Long, K Naumann, JL Dangl, D Scheel and J Lee (2009) A Protein Phosphatase 2C, specifically responsive to the bacterial effector AvrRpm1 but not to AvrB effector, regulates defense responses in Arabidopsis. Plant J doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.04047.x. PDF


Studholme, DJ, Selena Gimenez-Ibanez, D MacLean, JL Dangl JH Chang and JP. Rathjen (2009) A draft genome sequence and functional screen reveals the repertoire of type III secreted proteins of Pseudomonas syringae pathovar tabaci 11528. BMC Genomics 10, 395 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-395. PDF


Miller, G, R Tam, D Cortes, MA Torres, V Shulaev, JL Dangl and R Mittler (2009) The plant NADPH oxidase RbohD mediates rapid, systemic signaling in response to diverse stimuli. Science Signaling 2 (84), ra45, doi: 10.1126/scisignal.2000448. PDF


Hubert, DA, Y He, P Tornero, BC McNulty and JL Dangl (2009) Specific Arabidopsis HSP90.2 alleles recapitulate RAR1 co-chaperone function in plant NB-LRR disease resistance regulation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA published online June 1, 2009, doi:10.1073/pnas.0904877106. PDF


Widjaja, I, K Naumann, U Roth, N Wolf, D Mackey, JL Dangl, D Scheel and J Lee (2009) Combining sub-proteome enrichment and Rubisco depletion enables identification of low abundance proteins differentially regulated during plant defense. Proteomics 9, 138-147. PDF and supplemental data PDF .


Reinhardt, JA, DA Baltrus, MT Nishimura, WR Jeck, CD Jones and JL Dangl (2009) De novo assembly using low coverage short read sequence data from the rice pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. oryzae. doi: Genome Res.19, 294-305. 10.1101/gr.083311.108 published online Nov 17, 2008. PDF




Glasner, JD, M Marquez-Villavincencio, H-S Kim, CE Jahn, B Ma, BS Biehl, AI Rissman, B Mole, X Yi, C-H Yang, JL Dangl, SR Grant, NT Perna, AO. Charkowski (2008) Niche-specificity and the variable fraction of the Pectobacterium pan-genome. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 21, 1549-1560. PDF


Jones, AM, J Chory, JL. Dangl, M Estelle, SE Jacobsen, EM Meyerowitz, M Nordborg, and D Weigel (2008). The Impact of Arabidopsis on Human Health Research: "Diversifying our portfolio". Cell 133, 939-943. PDF


Eitas, T, ZL Nimchuk and JL Dangl (2008) Arabidopsis TAO1 is a TIR-NB-LRR protein that contributes to disease resistance induced by the Pseudomonas syringae effector AvrB. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 6475-6480. doi 10.1073 pnas.0802157105. PDF


Goel, AK, D Lundberg, MA Torres, R Matthews, C Akimoto-Tomiyama, L Farmer, R Vierstra, JL Dangl and SR Grant (2008) The Pseudomonas syringae type III effector HopAM1 enhances virulence on water-stressed plants. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 21, 361-370. PDF




Weigel, D and JL Dangl (2007) 10 years of Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1998-2007. Curr. Opin. Plant Biology 10, 543-545. (Editorial). PDF


Jeck, WR, JA Reinhardt, DA Baltrus, MT Hickenbotham, V Magrini, ER Mardis, JL Dangl, and CD Jones (2007) Extending assembly of short DNA sequences to handle error. Bioinformatics, published online September 24, 2007; doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btm451. PDF


Bomblies, K, J Lempe, P Epple, N Warthmann, C Lanz, JL Dangl and D Weigel (2007) Autoimmune response as a mechanism for a Bateson-Dobzhansky-Muller-type incompatibility syndrome in plants. PLoS Biology 5, e236. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0050236. PDF

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Gross, L (2007) Autoimmunity: A Barrier to Gene Flow in Plants? PLoS Biology 5, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0050262. PDF

Kattsnelson, A. (2008) Speciation's roots? The Scientist 22, 19-21. PDF


Mole, BM, DA Baltrus, JL Dangl and SR Grant (2007) Global virulence regulation networks in phytopathogenic bacteria. Trends Microbiol. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2007.06.005 PDF


Desveaux, D AU Singer, A-J Wu, BC McNulty, L Musslewhite, Z Nimchuk, J Sondek and JL Dangl (2007) Type III effector activation via nucleotide binding, phosphorylation and host target interaction. PLoS Pathogens 3, e48. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.0030048. [erratum appended.] PDF


Nimchuk, ZL, EJ Fisher, D Desveaux, JH Chang and JL Dangl (2007) The AvrPphE (HopX) family of Pseudomonas syringae type III effectors contain a catalytic triad and a novel N-terminal domain necessary for function. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 20, 346-357. Published online as doi: 10.1094/MPMI -20-4-0346. PDF


Eulgem, T, X-J Wang, T Tsuchiya, B Easley, M Tör, T Zhu, JM McDowell, EB Holub and JL Dangl (2007) EDM2 is a novel component of RPP7-dependent disease resistance in Arabidopsis that affects RPP7 transcript levels. Plant J. 49, 829-839. Published article online: 24-Jan-2007 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2006.02999.x PDF


Fahlgren, N, MD Howell, KD Kasschau, EJ Chapman, CM Sullivan, JS Cumbie, SA Givan, TF Law, SR Grant, JL Dangl and JC Carrington (2007) High-throughput sequencing of Arabidopsis microRNAs: evidence for frequent birth and death of MIRNA genes. PLoS ONE 2, e219. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000219. PDF


Knoth, C., J. Ringler, JL Dangl and T Eulgem (2007) Arabidopsis WRKY70 is required for full RPP4-mediated disease resistance and basal defense against Hyaloperonospora parasitica. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact 20, 120-128. PDF




Jones, JDG and JL Dangl (2006) The Plant Immune System. Nature 444, 323-329.DOI: 10.1038/nature05286. PDF


Kaminaka, H, C Näke, P Epple, J Dittgen, K Schütze, C Chaban, BF Holt III, T Merkle, E Schäfer, K Harter and JL Dangl (2006) bZIP10-LSD1 antagonism modulates basal defense and cell death in Arabidopsis following infection. EMBO J, 25, 4400-4411. PDF


Grant, SR, EJ Fisher, JH Chang, BM Mole and JL Dangl (2006) Subterfuge and manipulation: Type III effector proteins of phytopathogenic bacteria. Annu. Rev. Microbial. 60, 425-429. Published online June 5, 2006: doi: 10.1146/annurev.micro.60.080805.142251. PDF


Andersson, MX, O Kourtchenko, JL Dangl, D Mackey, and M Ellerström (2006) Phospholipid signalling during the AvrRpm1 and AvrRpt2-induced disease resistance response in Arabidopsis thaliana: The sequential activation of phospholipases C and D. Plant J., 47, 947-959. PDF


Desveaux, D, AU Singer and JL Dangl (2006) Type III effector proteins: Doppelgangers of bacterial virulence. Curr. Opin. Plant Biology 9, 376-382. Published online May 6, 2006 doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2006.05.005. PDF


Torres, MA, JDG Jones and JL Dangl (2006) ROS signaling in response to pathogens. Plant Physiol. 141, 373-378. PDF






McDowell, JM, SG Williams, NT Funderburg, T Eulgem and JL Dangl (2005) Genetic analysis of developmentally regulated resistance to Downy Mildew (Hyaloperonospora parasitica) in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 18, 1226-1234. PDF


Torres, MA, JDG Jones and JL Dangl (2005) The pathogen-induced, Atrboh-dependent, oxidative burst suppresses cell death spread in Arabidopsis. Nature Genet. 37, 1130-1134. Published online September 18, 2005; doi: 10.1038/ng1639. PDF


Kawasaki, T, J Nam, DC Boyes, BF Holt, III, DA Hubert, A Wiig and JL Dangl (2005) A duplicated pair of Arabidopsis RING-finger E3 ligases contribute to RPM1-and RPS2-mediated hypersensitive response. Plant J. 44, 258-270. Published online September 20, 2005 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2005.02525.x. Abstract | PDF


Holt III, BF, Y Belkhadir and JL Dangl (2005) Antagonistic control of disease resistance protein stability in the plant immune system. Science 309, 929-932. published online 23 June 2005 DOI: 10.1126/science.1109977. Abstract | PDF


Torres, MA and JL Dangl (2005) Functions of the respiratory burst oxidase in biotic interactions, abiotic stress and development. Curr. Opin. Plant Biology 8, 1-7.Abstract | PDF


Kim, M.-G, L da-Cunha, A McFall, Y Belkhadir, JL Dangl and D Mackey (2005) Two Pseudomonas syringae type III effectors inhibit RIN4-regulated basal defense in Arabidopsis. Cell 121, 749-759.Abstract | PDF

Kim, H-S, D Desveaux, AU Singer, P Patel, J Sondek and JL Dangl (2005) The P. syringae effector AvrRpt2 cleaves its C-terminally acylated target, RIN4, from Arabidopsis membranes to block RPM1 activation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 6496-6501.Abstract | PDF

Lindeberg, M, J Stavrinides, JH Chang, JR Alfano, A Collmer, JL Dangl, JT Greenberg, JW Mansfield and DS Guttman. Proposed guidelines for a unified nomenclature and phylogenetic analysis of type III Hop effector protein in the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 18, 275-282. Abstract | PDF

Chang, JH, JM Urbach, TF Law, LW Arnold, A Hu, S Gombar, SR Grant, FM Ausubel and JL Dangl. A high-throughput, near-saturating screen for type III effector genes from Pseudomonas syringae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 102, 2549-2554. Abstract | PDF

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Nimura, K and SY He. Powerful screens for bacterial virulence proteins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 102, 3527-3528.Abstract | PDF



Mims, CW, EA Richardson, BF Holt III and JL Dangl. Ultrastructure of the host-pathogen interface in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves infected by the downy mildew Hyaloperonospora parasitica. Can. J. Bot. 82, 1001-1008. Abstract | PDF

Belkhadir, Y, Z Nimchuk, DA Hubert, D Mackey and JL Dangl. Arabidopsis RIN4 negatively regulates disease resistance mediated by RPS2 and RPM1 downstream or independent of the NDR1 signal modulator, and is not required for the virulence functions of bacterial type III effectors AvrRpt2 or AvrRpm1. Plant Cell 16, 2822-2835.Abstract | PDF

Singer, AU, D Desveaux, L Betts, JH Chang, Z Nimchuk, SR Grant, JL Dangl and J Sondek. Crystal structures of the type III effector protein AvrPphF and its chaperone reveal residues required for plant pathogenesis. Structure 12, 1669-1681. (cover) Abstract | PDF

Rohmer, L, DS Guttman and JL Dangl. Diverse evolutionary mechanisms shape the type III effector virulence factor repertoire in plant pathogenic Pseudomonas syringae. Genetics 167, 1341-1360. Abstract | PDF

Tiege, M, E Scheikl, T. Eulgem, R. Doczi, K Ichimura, K Shinozaki, JL Dangl and H Hirt. The MKK2 pathway mediates cold and salt stress signaling in Arabidopsis. Molec. Cell 15, 141-152. Abstract | PDF

Belkhadir, Y, R Subramanian and JL Dangl. Plant disease resistance protein signaling: NBS-LRR proteins and their partners. Curr. Opin. Plant Biology 7, 391-399. Abstract | PDF

Eulgem, T, VJ Weigman, H-S. Chang, JM McDowell, EB Holub, J Glazebrook, T Zhu and JL Dangl. Gene expression signatures from three genetically separable resistance gene signaling pathways for downy mildew resistance. Plant Physiol. 135, 1129-1144. Abstract | PDF

Chang, JH, AK Goel, SR Grant and JL Dangl. Wake of the flood: ascribing functions to the wave of type III effector proteins of phytopathogenic bacteria. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 7, 11-18. Abstract | PDF

Desveaux, D, G Subramanian, C Després, J-N Mess, C Lévesque, PR Fobert, JL Dangl, and N Brisson. A Whirly plant transcription factor is a component of the SA-signaling pathway and is required for maximal disease resistance. Developmental Cell 6, 229-240. Abstract | PDF



Nimchuk, Z., T Eulgem, BF Holt III and JL Dangl Recognition and response in the plant immune system. Annu. Rev. Genet. 37, 579-609. Abstract | PDF

Hubert, DA, P Tornero, Y Belkhadir, P Krishna, A Takahashi, K Shirasu and JL Dangl. Cytosolic HSP90 associates with and modulates the Arabidopsis RPM1 disease resistance protein. EMBO J 22, 5679-5689. Abstract | PDF

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P Schulze-Lefert. The Origami of receptor activation. Curr. Biol. R23-R24. Abstract | PDF

Kwak, JM, IC Mori, Z-M Pei, N Leonhardt, MA Torres, JL Dangl, RE Bloom, S Boddie, JDG Jones and JI Schroeder. NADPH oxidase AtrbohD and AtrbohF function in ROS-dependent ABA signaling in Arabidopsis. EMBO J. 22, 2623-2633. Abstract | PDF

Dangl, JL. Molecular call-and-response how Salmonella learns the Gospel from its host. Trends in Microbiol. 11, 245-246.Abstract | PDF

Rohmer, L., S Kjemtrup, P Marchesini and JL Dangl. Nucleotide sequence, functional characterization and evolution of pFKN, a virulence plasmid in Pseudomonas syringae pathovar maculicola. Molec. Microbiol. 47, 1545-1562. Abstract | PDF

Epple, P, AA Mack, VRF Morris and JL Dangl. Antagonistic control of oxidative stress-induced cell death in Arabidopsis by two related, plant specific zinc finger proteins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 100, 6831-6836. Abstract | PDF

Holt III, BF, DA Hubert and JL Dangl. Resistance gene signaling in plants-complex similarities to animal innate immunity. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 15, 20-25. Abstract | PDF

Mackey, D., Belkhadir,Y., Alonso, JM., Ecker, JR. and JL Dangl. Arabidopsis RIN4 is a target of the type III virulence effector AvrRpt2 and modulates RPS2-mediated resistance. Cell 112, 379-389. Abstract | PDF

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Marathe, R. and Dinesh-Kumar, SP. Plant Defense: One post, multiple guards? Molec.Cell 11, 284-286.Abstract | PDF

Ellis, J. and Dodds, P. Plant Pathology: Monitoring a pathogen-targeted host protein. Curr. Biol. 13, R400-R402.Abstract | PDF



Varet, A, JE Parker, P Tornero, N Nass, T Nürnberger, JL Dangl, D Scheel and J Lee (2002) NHL25 and NHL3, two NDR1/HIN1-like genes in Arabidopsis thaliana with potential role(s) in plant defense. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 15, 608-616. Abstract | PDF

Holt III, BF, DC Boyes, M. Ellerstrřm, N Siefers, A Wiig, S Kauffman, MR Grant and JL Dangl (2002) An evolutionarily conserved mediator of plant disease resistance gene function is required for normal Arabidopsis development. Developmental Cell 2, 807-817. Abstract | PDF

Tör, M, P Gordon, A Cuzick, T Eulgem, E Sinapidou, F Mert, C Can, JL Dangl and EB Holub (2002) Arabidopsis SGT1b is required for defense signaling conferred by several Downy Mildew (Peronospora parasitica) resistance genes. Plant Cell 14, 993-1003. Abstract | PDF

Tornero, P, P Merritt, A Sadanandom, K Shirasu, R Innes and JL Dangl (2002) RAR1 and NDR1 contribute quantitatively to the function of Arabidopsis disease resistance genes in both simple and non-linear pathways. Plant Cell 14, 1005-1015. Abstract | PDF

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Dodds, PN and C Schwechheimer (2002)A Breakdown in Defense Signaling. Plant Cell 14, S5-S8. Abstract | PDF

Maleck, K, U Neuenschwander, R Cade, RA Dietrich, JL Dangl and J Ryals (2002) Isolation and characterization of broad spectrum disease resistant mutants. Genetics 160, 1661-1771. Abstract | PDF

Chen, W, NJ Provart, J Glazebrook, F Katagiri, H.-S. Chang, T Eulgem, F Mauch, S Luan, G Zou, SA Whitham, PR Budworth, Y Tao, Z Xie, X Chen, S Lam, JA Kreps, JF Harper, A Si-Ammour, B Mauch-Mani, M Heinlein, K Kobayashi, T Hohn, JL Dangl, X Wang, T Zhu (2002) Expression profile matrix of Arabidopsis transcription factor genes suggests their putative functions in response to environmental stresses. Plant Cell 14, 559-574. Abstract | PDF

Mackey, D, BF Holt III, A Wiig and JL Dangl (2002) RIN4 interacts with Pseudomonas syringae Type III effector molecules and is required for RPM1-mediated disease resistance in Arabidopsis. Cell 108, 743-754. Abstract | PDF

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Schneider, D (2002) Plant Immunity and Film Noir: What Gumshoe Detectives Can Teach Us about Plant-Pathogen Interactions. Cell 109, 537-540. Abstract | PDF

de Wit, PJGM (2002) Plant biology: On guard. Nature 416, 801-803. Abstract | PDF

Aviv, DH, C Rustérucci, BF Holt III, RA Dietrich, JE Parker and JL Dangl (2002) Runaway cell death, but not basal disease resistance, in lsd1 is SA- and NIM1/NPR1-dependent. Plant J. 23, 381-391. (cover) Abstract | PDF

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Loake, G (2001) Plant cell death: Unmasking the gatekeepers. Curr. Biol. 11, R1028-R1031. Abstract | PDF

Tornero, P, R Chao, W Luthin, S Goff and JL Dangl (2002) Large scale structure-function analysis of the Arabidopsis RPM1 disease resistance protein. Plant Cell 14, 435-450. Abstract | PDF

Torres, MA, JL Dangl and JDG Jones (2002) Arabidopsis gp91phox homologues AtrbohD and AtrbohF are required for accumulation of reactive oxygen intermediates in the plant defense response. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 99, 523-528. Abstract | PDF



Tornero, P and JL Dangl (2001) A high throughput method for quantifying growth of phytopathogenic bacteria in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 28, 475-481. Abstract | PDF

Rustérucci, C, DH Aviv, BF Holt III, JL Dangl and JE Parker (2001) The disease resistance signaling components EDS1 and PAD4 are essential regulators of the cell death pathway controlled by LSD1 in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 13, 2211-2224. Abstract | PDF

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Loake, G (2001) Plant cell death: Unmasking the gatekeepers. Curr. Biol. 11, R1028-R1031. Abstract | PDF

Staskawicz, BJ, MB Mudgett, JL Dangl and JE Galan (2001) Common and contrasting mechanisms of pathogen virulence and host resistance in plant and animal disease. Science 292, 2285-2289. Abstract | PDF

Dangl, JL and JDG Jones (2001) Plant pathogens and integrated defence responses to infection. Nature 411, 826-833. Abstract | PDF

Nimchuk, Z, L Rohmer, JH Chang and JL Dangl (2001) Knowing the Dancer from the Dance: R gene products and their interactions with other proteins from host and pathogen. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol 4, 288-294. Abstract | PDF



Somerville, C and JL Dangl (2000) Genomics: Plant biology in 2010 (Policy forum). Science 290, 2077-2078.Abstract | PDF

The Arabidopsis Genome Inititative (2000) Analysis of the genome of the flowering plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature 408, 796-815. Abstract | PDF

Maleck, K, A Levine, T Eulgem, A Morgan, J Schmid, K Lawton, JL Dangl and RA Dietrich (2000) The transcriptome of Arabidopsis during systemic acquired resistance. Nature Genet. 26, 403-410. Abstract | PDF

Dangl, JL, RA Dietrich and H Thomas (2000) Senescence and Programmed Cell Death. In: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants (eds.) B. Buchanan, W. Gruissem, R. Jones. ASPP Press, Rockville, Md. Pgs.1044-1100.

Schrick, K, U Mayer, A Horrichs, C Kuhnt, C Bellini, J Dangl, J Schmidt and G Jürgens (2000) Cell expansion in Arabidopsis embryogenesis requires FACKEL (FK), a sterol C-14 reductase. Genes & Develop. 14, 1471-1484. Abstract | PDF

Nimchuk, Z, E Marois, S Kjemtrup, RT Leister, F Katagiri and JL Dangl (2000) Eukaryotic fatty acylation drives plasma membrane targeting and enhances function of several Type III effector proteins from Pseudomonas syringae. Cell 101, 353-363. Abstract | PDF

McDowell, JM, A Cuzick, C Can, J Beynon, JL Dangl and EB Holub (2000) Downy mildew (Peronospora parasitica) resistance genes in Arabidopsis vary in functional requirements for NDR1, EDS1, NPR1 and Salicylic Acid accumulation. Plant J. 22,523-530. Abstract | PDF

Kjemtrup, S., Z. Nimchuk and JL Dangl (2000) Effector proteins of phytopathogenic bacteria: Bifunctional signals in virulence and host recognition. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 3, 73-78. Abstract | PDF

Holt III, BF, D Mackey and JL Dangl (2000) Strength through diversity: Role of leucine rich repeats in disease resistance of plants. Curr. Biol. 100, R5-R7.Abstract | PDF

McDowell, JM and JL Dangl (2000) Signal transduction in the plant immune response. Trends Biochem. Sci. 25, 79-82. Abstract | PDF



Kliebenstein, DJ, RA Dietrich, AC Martin, RL Last and JL Dangl (1999) LSD1 regulates salicylic acid induction of copper zinc superoxide dismutase in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 12, 1022-1026. Abstract | PDF

Dangl, JL (1999) A long view from a high plateau. Nature 401, 543-544. Abstract | PDF

Morel, J-B and JL Dangl (1999) Suppressors of the Arabidopsis lsd5 cell death mutation identify genes involved in regulating disease resistance responses. Genetics 151, 305-319. Abstract | PDF

Boyes, DC, J Nam and JL Dangl (1998) The Arabidopsis thaliana RPM1 disease resistance gene product is a peripheral plasma membrane protein that is degraded coincident with the hypersensitive response. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 95, 15849-15854. Abstract | PDF

Grant, MR, JM McDowell, AG Sharpe, M de Torres Zabala, DJ Lydiate and JL Dangl (1998) Independent deletions of a pathogen resistance gene in Brassica and Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 95, 15843-15848. Abstract | PDF

Richberg, MH, DH Aviv and JL Dangl (1998) Dead cells DO tell tales. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 1, 480-485.Abstract | PDF

McDowell, JM, D Murali, TA Long, MGM Aarts, S Goff, EB Holub and JL Dangl (1998) Intragenic recombination and diversifying selection contribute to the evolution of downy mildew resistance at the RPP8 locus in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 10, 1861-1874. Abstract | PDF

Morel, J-B and JL Dangl (1997) The Hypersensitive response and the induction of cell death in plants. Cell Death & Different.19, 17-24. Abstract | PDF

Hunt, MD, TP Delaney, RA Dietrich, KB Weymann, JL Dangl and JA Ryals (1997) Salicylate-independent lesion formation in Arabidopsis lsd mutants. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 10, 531-536. Abstract | PDF

Dietrich, RA, MH Richberg, R Schmidt, C Dean and JL Dangl (1997) A novel zinc finger protein is encoded by the Arabidopsis LSD1 gene and functions as a negative regulator of plant cell death. Cell 88, 685-694. Abstract | PDF

Dangl, JL, RA Dietrich and MH Richberg (1996) Death don't have no mercy: Cell death programs in plant-microbe interactions. Plant Cell 8, 1793-1807. Abstract | PDF

Jabs, T, RA Dietrich and JL Dangl (1996) Initiation of runaway cell death in an Arabidopsis mutant by extracellular superoxide. Science 273, 1853-1856. Abstract | PDF

Boyes, DC, JM McDowell and JL Dangl (1996) Plant disease resistance: Many roads lead to resistance. Curr. Biol. 6, 634-637. Abstract | PDF

Jones, AM, and JL Dangl (1996) Logjam at the Styx: Programmed cell death in plants. Trends Plant Science 1, 114-119.Abstract | PDF

Ritter, C and JL Dangl (1996) Interference between two specific pathogen recognition events mediated by distinct plant disease resistance genes. Plant Cell 8, 251-257. Abstract | PDF