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Ahn, YJ., Kim, H., Choi, S., Mazo-Molina, C., Prokchorchik, M., Zhang, N., Kim, B., Mang, H., Koehler, N., Kim, J., Lee, S., Yoon, H., Choi, D., Kim, M., Segonzac, C., Martin, G.B., Schultink, A. and Sohn, K.H. (2023) Ptr1 and ZAR1 immune receptors confer overlapping and distinct bacterial pathogen effector specificities. New Phytologist 239, 1935-1953

Lin, X., Jia, Y., Heal, R., Prokchorchik, M., Sindalovskaya, M., Olave-Achury, A., Makechemu, M., Fairhead, S., Noureen, A., Heo, J., Witek, K., Smoker, M., Taylor, J., Shrestha, R., Lee, Y., Zhang, C., Park, S.J., Sohn, K.H., Huang, S. and Jones, J.D.G. (2023) Solanum americanum genome-assisted discovery of immune receptors that detect potato late blight effectors. Nature Genetics 55, 1579-1588

Kim, H., Ahn, YJ., Lee, H., Chung, E., Segonzac, C. and Sohn, K.H. (2023) Diversified host target families mediate convergently evolved effector recognition across plant species. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 74:102398


Kim H, Prokchorchik M and Sohn KH. (2022) Investigation of RIN4 natural variants reveals a motif crucial for function and provides an opportunity to broaden NLR regulation specificity. Plant Journal 110, 58-70


Moon H, Pandey A, Yoon H, Choi S, Jeon H, Prokchorchik M, Jung G, Witek K, Valls M, McCann HC, Kim MS, Jones JDG, Segonzac C and Sohn KH. (2021) Identification of RipAZ1 as an avirulence determinant of Ralstonia solanacearum in Solanum americanum. Molecular Plant Pathology 22, 317-333

Pandey A, Moon H, Choi S, Yoon H, Prokchorchik M, Jayaraman J, Sujeevan R, Kang YM, McCann HC, Segonzac C, Kim CM, Park SJ and Sohn KH. (2021) Ralstonia solanacearum Type III Effector RipJ Triggers Bacterial Wilt Resistance in Solanum pimpinellifolium. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 34, 962-972

Choi S, Prokchorchik M, Lee H, Gupta R, Lee Y, Chung EH, Cho B, Kim MS, Kim ST and Sohn KH. (2021) Direct acetylation of a conserved threonine of RIN4 by the bacterial effector HopZ5 or AvrBsT activates RPM1-dependent immunity in Arabidopsis. Molecular Plant 14, 1951-1960


Prokchorchik M, Choi S, Chung EH, Won K, Dangl JL and Sohn KH. (2020) A host target of a bacterial cysteine protease virulence effector plays a key role in convergent evolution of plant innate immune system receptors. New Phytologist 225, 1327-1342

Prokchorchik M, Won K, Lee Y, Segonzac C and Sohn KH. (2020) Whole Genome Enabled Phylogenetic and Secretome Analyses of Two Venturia nashicola Isolates. Plant Pathology Journal 36, 98-105

Lee Y, Cho KS, Seo JH, Sohn KH and Prokchorchik M. (2020) Improved Genome Sequence and Gene Annotation Resource for the Potato Late Blight Pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 33, 1025-1028

Prokchorchik M, Pandey A, Moon H, Kim W, Jeon H, Jung G, Jayaraman J, Poole S, Segonzac C, Sohn KH and McCann HC. (2020) Host adaptation and microbial competition drive Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype I evolution in the Republic of Korea. Microbial Genomics 6, mgen000461


Newman, T. E., Lee, J., Williams, S. J., Choi, S., Halane, M. K., Zhou, J., Solomon, P., Kobe, B., Jones J. D. G., Segonzac, C. and Sohn, K. H. (2019). Autoimmunity and effector recognition in Arabidopsis thaliana can be uncoupled by mutations in the RRS1‐R immune receptor. New Phytologist 222, 954-965.

Prokchorchik M, Won K, Lee Y, Choi ED, Segonzac C and Sohn KH (2019) High Contiguity Whole Genome Sequence and Gene Annotation Resource for Two Venturia nashicola Isolates. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 32, 1091-1094

Jayaraman J, Halane MK, Choi S, McCann HC and Sohn KH. (2019) Using Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology to Streamline Construction of Effector Libraries for Phytopathogenic Pseudomonas syringae Strains. Methods in Molecular Biology 1991, 1-12


Choi, S., Jayaraman, J. and Sohn, K. H. (2018) Arabidopsis thaliana SOBER1 (SUPPRESSOR OF AVRBST-ELICITED RESISTANCE 1) suppresses plant immunity triggered by multiple bacterial acetyltransferase effectors. New Phytologist 219, 324-335.


Choi, S., Jayaraman, J., Segonzac, C., Park, H. J., Park, H., Han, S. W. and Sohn, K. H. (2017) Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Type III Effectors Localized at Multiple Cellular Compartments Activate or Suppress Innate Immune Responses in Nicotiana benthamiana. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 2157.

Jayaraman, J., Choi, S., Prokchorchik, M., Choi, D. S., Spiandore, A., Rikkerink, E. H., Templeton, D. M., Segonzac C. and Sohn, K. H. (2017) A bacterial acetyltransferase triggers immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana independent of hypersensitive response. Scientific Reports 7, 3557

Segonzac, C., Newman, T., Choi, S., Jayaraman, J., Choi, D. S., Jung, G., Cho, H., Lee, Y. K. and Sohn, K. H. (2017) A conserved EAR motif is required for avirulence and stability of the Ralstonia solanacearum effector PopP2 in planta. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 1330


Jayaraman, J., Segonzac, C., Cho, H., Jung, G. and Sohn, K.H. (2016) Effector-assisted breeding for Ralstonia solanacearum resistance in horticultural crops. Horticulture, Environment, and Biotechnology 57, 415-423


Sarris, P.F., Duxbury, Z., Huh, S.U., Ma, Y.,  Segonzac, C., Sklenar, J., Derbyshire, P., Cevik, V., Rallapalli, G., Saucet, S.B., Wirthmueller, L., Menke, F.L.H., Sohn, K.H. and Jones, J.D.G. (2015) A plant immune receptor complex is activated by bacterial effectors that target WRKY transcription factors. Cell 161, 1089-1100

Saucet, S.B., Ma, Y., Sarris, P.F., Sohn, K.H. and Jones J.D.G. (2015) Two linked pairs of TNL resistance genes function independently to recognize bacterial effector AvrRps4 in Arabidopsis. Nature Communications 6:6338


Sohn, K.H., Segonzac, C., Rallapalli, G., Sarris, P.F., Woo, J.Y., Williams, S.J., Newman, T.E., Paek, K.H., Kobe, B. and Jones, J.D.G. (2014) The Nuclear Immune Receptor RPS4 is Required for RRS1SLH1-Dependent Constitutive Defense Activation in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLOS Genetics 10, e1004655

Williams, S.J., Sohn, K.H., Wan, L., Bernoux, M., Sarris, P.F., Segonzac, C., Ve, T., Ma, Y., Saucet, S.B., Ericsson, D.J., Casey, L.W., Lonhienne, T., Winzor, D.J., Zhang, X., Coerdt, A., Parker, J.E., Dodds, P.N., Kobe, B. and Jones, J.D.G. (2014) Structural Basis for Assembly and Function of a Heterodimeric Plant Immune Receptor. Science 344, 299-303.


Sohn, K.H., Hughes, R., Piquerez, S., Jones, JD and Banfield, M. (2012) Identification of crystal structure and functional analysis of bacterial effector AvrRps4. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 16371-16376


Sohn, K.H., Zhang, Y. and Jones, JDG (2009) Functions of a Pseudomonas syringae effector protein, AvrRPS4, require in planta processing and KRVY motif. Plant Journal 57, 1079-1091.


Sohn, K.H., Lei, R., Nemri, A and Jones, JDG (2007) The Downy Mildew effector proteins ATR1 and ATR13 promote disease susceptibility in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell 19, 4077-4090.

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