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Activation and Regulation of NLR Immune Receptor Networks

REVIEW ARTICLE Kourelis, J., & Adachi, H. (2022). Activation and Regulation of NLR Immune Receptor Networks. Plant and Cell Physiology, pcac116. https://doi.org/10.1093/pcp/pcac116 Abstract Plants...
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A genetically linked pair of NLR immune receptors shows contrasting patterns of evolution

This paper has been published in which Prof. Terauchi is the corresponding author. Shimizu, M., Hirabuchi, A., Sugihara, Y., Abe, A.,...
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Genome Analysis Revives a Forgotten Hybrid Crop Edo-dokoro in the Genus Dioscorea

This paper has been published in which Prof. Terauchi is the corresponding author. Natsume, S., Sugihara, Y., Kudoh, A., Oikawa, K.,...
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NLR receptor networks in plants

REVIEW ARTICLE Adachi, H., & Kamoun, S. (2022). NLR receptor networks in plants. Essays in Biochemistry, EBC20210075. https://doi.org/10.1042/EBC20210075 Abstract To...
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Recognition of pathogen-derived sphingolipids in Arabidopsis

A paper by Dr. Kato and colleagues was published in Science. Kato, H., Nemoto, K., Shimizu, M., Abe, A., Asai,...
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A jacalin-like lectin domain-containing protein of Sclerospora graminicola acts as an apoplastic virulence effector in plant–oomycete interactions

A paper has been published in which Prof. Terauchi is the corresponding author. Kobayashi, M., Utsushi, H., Fujisaki, K., Takeda,...
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Population Genomics of Yams: Evolution and Domestication of Dioscorea Species

Sugihara, Y., Kudoh, A., Oli, M. T., Takagi, H., Natsume, S., Shimizu, M., Abe, A., Asiedu, R., Asfaw, A., Adebola,...
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RIL-StEp: epistasis analysis of rice recombinant inbred lines (RILs) reveals candidate interacting genes that control seed hull color and leaf chlorophyll content

Toshiyuki Sakai, Abe, A., Shimizu, M., Terauchi, R. (2021). RIL-StEp: epistasis analysis of rice recombinant inbred lines (RILs) reveals candidate interacting...
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Genome Analyses Reveal the Hybrid Origin of the Staple Crop White Guinea Yam (Dioscorea rotundata)

Yu Sugihara, Kwabena Darkwa, Hiroki Yaegashi, Satoshi Natsume, Motoki Shimizu, Akira Abe, Akiko Hirabuchi, Kazue Ito, Kaori Oikawa, Muluneh Tamiru-Oli,...
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Lumi-Map, a real-time luciferase bioluminescence screen of mutants combined with MutMap, reveals Arabidopsis genes involved in PAMP-triggered immunity

Kato, H., Onai, K., Abe, A., Shimizu, M., Takagi, H., Tateda, C., Utsushi, H., Singkarabanit-Ogawa, S., Kitakura, S., Ono, E.,...
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