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Ca2+ to the rescue – Ca2+channels and signaling in plant immunity.
Moeder W, Phan V, Yoshioka K. 2019. Plant Science.
A host-pathogen interactome uncovers phytopathogenic strategies to manipulate plant ABA responses.
Cao FY, Khan M, Taniguchi M, Mirmiran A, Moeder W, Lumba S, Yoshioka K, Desveaux D. 2019. The Plant J.
The Receptor Kinases BAK1/SERK4 Regulate Ca2+ Channel-Mediated Cellular Homeostasis for Cell Death Containment.
Yu X, Xu G, Li B, de Souza Vespoli L, Liu H, Moeder W, Chen S, de Oliveira MV, Ariádina de Souza S, Shao W, Rodrigues B, Ma Y, Chajed S, Xue S, Berkowitz GA, Yoshioka K, He P, Shan L. 2019. Curr Biology.


Arabidopsis ETHYLENE RESPONSE FACTOR 8 (ERF8) has dual functions in ABA signaling and immunity.
Cao FY, DeFalco TA, Moeder W, Li B, Gong Y, Liu X, Taniguchi M, Lumba S, Toh S, Shan L, Ellis B, Desveaux D, Yoshioka K. 2018. BMC Plant Biol.
A novel role for Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Ion Channel 2 (DND1) in auxin signaling.
Chakraborty S, Toyota M, Moeder W, Chin K, Fortuna A, Champigny M, Vanneste S, Gilroy S, Beeckman T, Yoshioka K. 2018. bioRxiv.


CNGCs break through-A rice cyclic nucleotide-gated channel paves the way for pollen tube growth.
Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2017. PLoS Genet.
Using GCaMP3 to Study Ca2+ Signaling in Nicotiana Species.
DeFalco TA, Toyota M, Phan V, Karia P, Moeder W, Gilroy S, Yoshioka K. 2017. Plant Cell Physiol.
Microbial diversity in leaves, trunk and rhizosphere of coconut palms (Cocos nucifera L.) associated with the coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma in Grand-Lahou, Côte d’Ivoire.
Moreales-Lizacno NP, Hasan A, Henry T, Lekadou Tarca T, Copeland J, Wang P, Diallo H, Konan JL, Yoshioka K, Moeder W, Scott J, Arocha-Rosete Y. 2017. Afr J.
Triphosphate Tunnel Metalloenzyme Function in Senescence Highlights a Biological Diversification of This Protein Superfamily.
Ung H, Karia P, Ebine K, Ueda T, Yoshioka K, Moeder W. 2017. Plant Phys.
Calmodulin as a Ca2+-Sensing Subunit of Arabidopsis Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channel Complexes.
Fischer C, DeFalco TA, Karia P, Snedden WA, Moeder W, Yoshioka K, Dietrich P. 2017. Plant Cell Physiol.
Translatome analysis of an NB-LRR immune response identifies important contributors to plant immunity in Arabidopsis.
Meteignier L, El Oirdi M, Cohen M, Barff T, Matteau D, Lucier J, Rodrigue S, Jacques P, Yoshioka K, Moffett P. 2017. J Exp Bot.
Plant Immunity.
Chakraborty S, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2017.


Opening the Gates: Insights into Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channel-Mediated Signaling.
DeFalco TA, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2016. Trends in Plant Sci.
Multiple Calmodulin-binding Sites Positively and Negatively Regulate Arabidopsis CYCLIC NUCLEOTIDE-GATED CHANNEL12.
DeFalco TA, Marshall CB, Munro K, Kang H, Moeder W, Ikura M, Snedden WA, Yoshioka K. 2016. Plant Cell.
First report of the identification of a ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni’-related strain in Trillium species in Canada.
Arocha-Rosete Y, Morales-Lizcano NP, Hasan A, Yoshioka K, Moeder W, Michelutti R, Satta E, Bertaccini A, Scott J. 2016. New Dis Rep.


Crossroads of stress responses, development and flowering regulation – the multiple roles of Cyclic Nucleotide Gated Ion Channel 2.
Fortuna A, Lee J, Ung H, Chin K, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2015. Plant Signal Behav.


Arabidopsis triphosphate tunnel metalloenzyme2 is a negative regulator of the salicylic acid-mediated feedback amplification loop for defense responses.
Ung H, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2014. Plant Physiol.


Forward genetic screening for the improved production of fermentable sugars from plant biomass.
Stamatiou G, Vidaurre DP, Shim I, Tang X, Moeder W, Bonetta D, McCourt, P. 2013. PLos ONE.
The Arabidopsis cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels AtCNGC2 and AtCNGC4 work in the same signaling pathway to regulate pathogen defense and floral transition.
Chin K, DeFalco TA, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2013. Plant Physiol.
Crystal structure and biochemical analyses reveal that the Arabidopsis triphosphate tunnel metalloenzyme AtTTM3 is a tripolyphosphatase involved in root development.
Moeder W, Garcia-Petit C, Ung H, Fucile G, Samuel MA, Christendat D, Yoshioka K. 2013. Plant J.
A suppressor screen of the chimeric AtCNGC11/12 reveals residues important for intersubunit interactions of cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels.
Abdel-Hamid H, Chin K, Moeder W, Shahinas D, Gupta D, Yoshioka K. 2013. Plant Physiol.


High throughput chemical screening supports the involvement of Ca2+ in cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channel-mediated programmed cell death in Arabidopsis.
Abdel-Hamid H, Chin K, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2011. Plant Signal Behav.
Altered germination and subcellular localization patterns for PUB44/SAUL1 in response to stress and phytohormone treatments.
Salt JN, Yoshioka K, Moeder W, Goring DR. 2011. PLoS ONE.
The role of cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels in plant immunity.
Moeder W, Urquhart W, Ung H, Yoshioka K. 2011. Mol Plant.
The cyclic nucleotide-gated channels AtCNGC11 and 12 are involved in multiple Ca²⁺-dependent physiological responses and act in a synergistic manner.
Urquhart W, Chin K, Ung H, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2011. J Exp Bot.


Calmodulin binding to Arabidopsis cyclic nucleotide gated ion channels.
Abdel-Hamid H, Chin K, Shahinas D, Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2010. Plant Signal Behav.
SA-ABA antagonism in defense responses.
Moeder W, Ung H, Mosher S, Yoshioka K. 2010. Plant Signal Behav.
Leaf senescence signaling: the Ca2+-conducting Arabidopsis cyclic nucleotide gated channel2 acts through nitric oxide to repress senescence programming.
Ma W, Smigel A, Walker RK, Moeder W, Yoshioka K, Berkowitz GA. 2010. Plant Physiol.
Importance of the alphaC-helix in the cyclic nucleotide binding domain for the stable channel regulation and function of cyclic nucleotide gated ion channels in Arabidopsis.
Chin K, Moeder W, Abdel-Hamid H, Shahinas D, Gupta D, Yoshioka K. 2010. J Exp Bot.
The lesion-mimic mutant cpr22 shows alterations in abscisic acid signaling and abscisic acid insensitivity in a salicylic acid-dependent manner.
Mosher S, Moeder W, Nishimura N, Jikumaru Y, Joo SH, Urquhart W, Klessig DF, Kim SK, Nambara E, Yoshioka K. 2010. Plant Physiol.


Forward and reverse genetics to identify genes involved in the age-related resistance response in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Carviel JL, Al-Daoud F, Neumann M, Mohammad A, Provart NJ, Moeder W, Yoshioka K, Cameron RK. 2009. Mol Plant Pathol.


Lesion mimic mutants: A classical, yet still fundamental approach to study programmed cell death.
Moeder W, Yoshioka K. 2008. Plant Signal Behav.
Identification of a functionally essential amino acid for Arabidopsis cyclic nucleotide gated ion channels using the chimeric AtCNGC11/12 gene.
Baxter J, Moeder W, Urquhart W, Shahinas D, Chin K, Christendat D, Kang HG, Angelova M, Kato N, Yoshioka K. 2008. Plant J.


Plant aconitase plays a role in regulating resistance to oxidative stress and pathogen-induced cell.
Moeder W, del Pozo O, Navarre DA, Martin GB, Klessig DF. 2007. Plant Mol Biol.
Cyclic nucleotide gated channels and ca-mediated signal transduction during plant innate immune response to pathogens.
Ma W, Yoshioka K, Berkowitz GA. 2007. Plant Signal Behav.
The chimeric cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channel ATCNGC11/12 constitutively induces programmed cell death in a Ca2+ dependent manner.
Urquhart W, Gunawardena AH, Moeder W, Ali R, Berkowitz GA, Yoshioka K. 2007. Plant Mol Biol.


NPS6, encoding a nonribosomal peptide synthetase involved in siderophore-mediated iron metabolism, is a conserved virulence determinant of plant pathogenic ascomycetes.
Oide S, Moeder W, Krasnoff S, Gibson D, Haas H, Yoshioka K, Turgeon BG. 2006. Plant Cell.
The chimeric Arabidopsis CYCLIC NUCLEOTIDE-GATED ION CHANNEL11/12 activates multiple pathogen resistance responses.
Yoshioka K, Moeder W, Kang HG, Kachroo P, Masmoudi K, Berkowitz G, Klessig DF. 2006. Plant Cell.


Involvement of the small GTPase Rac in the defense responses of tobacco to pathogens.
Moeder W, Yoshioka K, Klessig DF. 2005. Mol Plant Microbe Interact.


High humidity suppresses ssi4-mediated cell death and disease resistance upstream of MAP kinase activation, H2O2 production and defense gene expression.
Zhou F, Menke FL, Yoshioka K, Moder W, Shirano Y, Klessig DF. 2004. Plant J.


Environmentally Sensitive, SA-dependent Defense Responses in the cpr22 Mutant of Arabidopsis.
Yoshioka K, Kachroo P, Tsui F, Sharma SB, Shah J, Klessig DF. 2001. Plant J.