Yuan, M.#, Ngou, B. P. M.#, Ding, P.*, Xin, X.* PTI-ETI crosstalk: an integrative view of plant immunityCurr. Opin. Plant Biol. (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2021.102030

Duxbury, Z., Wu, C.*, Ding, P.* A Comparative Overview of the Intracellular Guardians of Plants and Animals: NLRs in Innate Immunity and Beyond. Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. (2021) DOI: 10.1146/annurev-arplant-080620-104948

Ngou, B. P. M., Ahn, H.-K., Ding, P.* & Jones, J. D.* Mutual Potentiation of Plant Immunity by Cell-surface and Intracellular Receptors. Nature (2021DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-03315-7

* Correspondance; # Equal contribution.


Ding, P.*, Sakai, T., Shrestha, R. K., Perez, N. M., Guo, W., Ngou, B. P. M., He, S., Liu, C., Feng, X., Zhang, R., Vandepoele, K., MacLean, D. & Jones, J. D.* Chromatin accessibility landscapes activated by cell surface and intracellular immune receptors. BioRxiv (2020) DOI: 10.1101/2020.06.17.157040

Bjornson, M.*#, Kajala, K., Zipfel, C. & Ding, P.*# Low-cost and High-throughput RNA-seq Library Preparation for Illumina Sequencing from Plant Tissue. Bio Protoc 10, (2020) DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3799

Duxbury, Z., Wang, S., MacKenzie, C. I., Tenthorey, J. L., Zhang, X., Huh, S. U., Hu, L., Hill, L., Ngou, P. M., Ding, P., Chen, J., Ma, Y., Guo, H., Castel, B., Moschou, P. N., Bernoux, M., Dodds, P. N., Vance, R. E. & Jones, J. D. G. Induced proximity of a TIR signaling domain on a plant-mammalian NLR chimera activates defense in plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 117, 18832–18839 (2020) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2001185117

Ding, P.*#, Ngou, B. P. M.#, Furzer, O. J., Sakai, T., Shrestha, R. K., MacLean, D. & Jones, J. D. G.* High-resolution expression profiling of selected gene sets during plant immune activation. Plant Biotechnol. J. 18, 1610–1619 (2020) DOI: 10.1111/pbi.13327

Ding, P.* & Ding, Y. Stories of salicylic acid: A plant defense hormone. Trends Plant Sci. 25, 549–565 (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2020.01.004

Guo, H., Ahn, H.-K., Sklenar, J., Huang, J., Ma, Y., Ding, P., Menke, F. L. H. & Jones, J. D. G. Phosphorylation-Regulated Activation of the Arabidopsis RRS1-R/RPS4 Immune Receptor Complex Reveals Two Distinct Effector Recognition Mechanisms. Cell Host Microbe 27, 769–781.e6 (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2020.03.008

Ngou, B. P. M.#, Ahn, H.-K.#, Ding, P.*#, Redkar, A., Brown, H., Ma, Y., Youles, M., Tomlinson, L. & Jones, J. D. G.* Estradiol-inducible AvrRps4 expression reveals distinct properties of TIR-NLR-mediated effector-triggered immunity. J. Exp. Bot. 71, 2186–2197 (2020) DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erz571

* Correspondance; # Equal contribution.


Castel, B., Ngou, P.-M., Cevik, V., Redkar, A., Kim, D.-S., Yang, Y., Ding, P. & Jones, J. D. G. Diverse NLR immune receptors activate defence via the RPW8-NLR NRG1. New Phytol. 222, 966–980 (2019) DOI: 10.1111/nph.15659


Ding, P.*# & Redkar, A.*# Pathogens suppress host transcription factors for rampant proliferation. Trends Plant Sci. 23, 950–953 (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2018.08.010

Ma, Y., Guo, H., Hu, L., Martinez, P. P., Moschou, P. N., Cevik, V., Ding, P., Duxbury, Z., Sarris, P. F. & Jones, J. D. G. Distinct modes of derepression of an Arabidopsis immune receptor complex by two different bacterial effectors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 115, 10218–10227 (2018) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1811858115

Shrestha, R. K.#, Ding, P.#, Jones, J. D. G. & MacLean, D. A workflow for simplified analysis of ATAC-cap-seq data in R. Gigascience 7, (2018) DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/giy080

Ding, P.*, Guo, H. & Jones, J. D. G.* Deadlier than the malate. Cell Res. 28, 609–610 (2018) DOI: 10.1038/s41422-018-0042-6

* Correspondance; # Equal contribution.


Huh, S. U., Cevik, V., Ding, P., Duxbury, Z., Ma, Y., Tomlinson, L., Sarris, P. F. & Jones, J. D. G. Protein-protein interactions in the RPS4/RRS1 immune receptor complex. PLoS Pathog. 13, e1006376 (2017) DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006376

Ding, P.* & Jones, J. D. G.* Mis-placed Congeniality: When Pathogens Ask Their Plant Hosts for Another Drink. Dev. Cell 40, 116–117 (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2017.01.003

* Correspondance.


Ding, P.#, Rekhter, D.#, Ding, Y.#, Feussner, K., Busta, L., Haroth, S., Xu, S., Li, X., Jetter, R., Feussner, I. & Zhang, Y. Characterization of a pipecolic acid biosynthesis pathway required for systemic acquired resistance. Plant Cell 28, 2603–2615 (2016) DOI: 10.1105/tpc.16.00486

Liang, X.#, Ding, P.#, Lian, K., Wang, J., Ma, M., Li, L., Li, L., Li, M., Zhang, X., Chen, S., Zhang, Y. & Zhou, J.-M. Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G proteins regulate immunity by directly coupling to the FLS2 receptor. Elife 5, e13568 (2016) DOI: 10.7554/eLife.13568.001

# Equal contribution.


Nitta, Y., Ding, P. & Zhang, Y. Heterotrimeric G proteins in plant defense against pathogens and ABA signaling. Environ Exp Bot 114, 153–158 (2015) DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2014.06.011


Zhang, Z., Liu, Y., Ding, P., Li, Y., Kong, Q. & Zhang, Y. Splicing of receptor-like kinase-encoding SNC4 and CERK1 is regulated by two conserved splicing factors that are required for plant immunity. Mol. Plant 7, 1766–1775 (2014) DOI: 10.1093/mp/ssu103

Nitta, Y., Ding, P. & Zhang, Y. Identification of additional MAP kinases activated upon PAMP treatment. Plant Signal. Behav. 9, e976155 (2014) DOI: 10.4161/15592324.2014.976155


Liu, J.#, Ding, P.#, Sun, T., Nitta, Y., Dong, O., Huang, X., Yang, W., Li, X., Botella, J. R. & Zhang, Y. Heterotrimeric G proteins serve as a converging point in plant defense signaling activated by multiple receptor-like kinases. Plant Physiol. 161, 2146–2158 (2013) DOI: 10.1104/pp.112.212431

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Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Ding, P., Johnson, K., Li, X. & Zhang, Y. The ankyrin-repeat transmembrane protein BDA1 functions downstream of the receptor-like protein SNC2 to regulate plant immunity. Plant Physiol. 159, 1857–1865 (2012) DOI: 10.1104/pp.112.197152


Germain, H., Qu, N., Cheng, Y. T., Lee, E., Huang, Y., Dong, O. X., Gannon, P., Huang, S., Ding, P., Li, Y., Sack, F., Zhang, Y. & Li, X. MOS11: a new component in the mRNA export pathway. PLoS Genet. 6, e1001250 (2010) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001250

Zhang, Y.#, Xu, S.#, Ding, P.#, Wang, D., Cheng, Y. T., He, J., Gao, M., Xu, F., Li, Y., Zhu, Z., Li, X. & Zhang, Y. Control of salicylic acid synthesis and systemic acquired resistance by two members of a plant-specific family of transcription factors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 18220–18225 (2010) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1005225107

Zhang, Y., Yang, Y., Fang, B., Gannon, P., Ding, P., Li, X. & Zhang, Y. Arabidopsis snc2-1D activates receptor-like protein-mediated immunity transduced through WRKY70. Plant Cell 22, 3153–3163 (2010) DOI: 10.1105/tpc.110.074120

# Equal contribution.