133. Kato H, Onai K, Abe A, Shimizu M, Takagi H, Tateda C, Utsushi H, Singkarabanit-Ogawa S, Kitakura S, Ono E,  Zipfel C, Takano Y, Ishiura M, and Terauchi R (2020) Lumi-Map, a real-time luciferase bioluminescence screen of mutants combined with MutMap, reveals Arabidopsis genes involved in PAMP-triggered immunity. bioRxiv,

132. Noble JA, James Liu M-C, DeFalco TA, Stegmann M, McNamara K, Sullivan B, Dinh KK, Khuu N, Hancock S, Shiu S-H, Zipfel C, Beilstein MA, Cheung AY and Palanivelu R (2020) Conserved Molecular Function and Regulatory Subfunctionalization of the LORELEI Gene Family in Brassicaceae. bioRxiv,

131. Cheung AY, Qu L-J, Russinova E, Zhao Y and Zipfel C (2020) Update on Receptors and Signaling. Plant Physiology, 182 (4): 1527-1530.

130. Zhou Y, Vroegop-Vos IA, Van Dijken AJH, Van der Does D, Zipfel C, Pieterse CMJ and Van Wees SCM (2020) Carbonic anhydrases CA1 and CA4 function in atmospheric CO2-modulated disease resistance. Planta, 251:75.

129. Cheval C, Samwald S, Johnston M, de Keijzer J, Breakspear A, Liu X, Bellandi A, Kadota Y, Zipfel C and Faulkner C (2020) Chitin perception in plasmodesmata characterizes submembrane immune-signalling specificity in plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 117(17): 9621-9629.
First posted as: Cheval C, Johnston M, Samwald S, Liu X, Bellandi A, Breakspear A, Kadota Y, Zipfel C and Faulkner C (2019) Chitin perception in plasmodesmata identifies subcellular, context-specific immune signalling in plants. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/611582.

128. Galindo-Trigo S, Blanco-Tourinan N, DeFalco TA, Wells ES, Gray JE, Zipfel C and Smith L (2020) CrRLK1L receptor-like kinases HERK1 and ANJEA are female determinants of pollen tube reception. EMBO Reports, 21: e48466.
First posted as: Galindo-Trigo S, Blanco-Tourinan N, DeFalco TA, Zipfel C, Gray JE and Smith L (2018) CrRLK1L receptor-like kinases HERK1 and ANJEA are female determinants of pollen tube reception. bioRxiv,

127. del Pilar Caro M, Holton N, Conti G, Venturuzzi AL, Martínez-Zamora MG, Zipfel C, Asurmendi S and Díaz-Ricci JC (2020) The fungal subtilase AsES elicits a PTI-like defence response in Arabidopsis thaliana plants independently of its enzymatic activity. Mol. Plant Pathol., 21(2):147-159.


126. Steinbrenner AD, Munoz-Amatriain M, Montserrat Aguilar Venegas J, Lo S, Shi D, Holton N, Zipfel C, Abagyan R, Huffaker A, Close TJ and Schmelz EA (2019) A receptor for herbivore-associated molecular patterns mediates plant immunity, bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/679803.

125. Xiao Y*, Stegmann M*, Han Z*, DeFalco TA, Parys K, Xu L, Belkhadir Y, Zipfel C and Chai J (2019) Mechanisms of RALF peptide perception by a heterotypic receptor complex. Nature, 572: 270-274. *equal contribution; Co-corresponding authors

124. Wong JEMM, Nadzieja M, Madsen LH, Bücherl CA, Dam S, Sandal NN, Couto D, Derbyshire P, Uldum-Berentsen M, Schroeder S, Schwämmle V, Nogueira FCS, Asmussen MH, Thirup S, Radutoiu S, Blaise M, Andersen KR, Menke FLH, Zipfel C and Stougaard J (2019) A Lotus japonicus cytoplasmic kinase connects Nod factor perception by the NFR5 LysM receptor to nodulation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 116 (28): 14339-14348.

123. Amorim-Silva V, Garcia-Moreno A, Castillo A, Lakhassassi N, Perez-Sancho J, Li Y, del Valle AE, Posé D, Pérez-Rodriguez, Lin J, Valpuesta V, Borsani O, Zipfel C, Macho AP, and Botella MA (2019) TTL proteins scaffold brassinosteroid signalling components at the plasma membrane to optimize signal transduction in plant cell. Plant Cell, 31: 1807-1828.
First posted as: Amorim-Silva V, Garcia-Moreno A, Castillo A, Lakhassassi N, Perez-Sancho J, Li Y, del Valle AE, Posé D, Pérez-Rodriguez, Lin J, Valpuesta V, Borsani O, Zipfel C, Macho AP, and Botella MA (2018) TTL proteins scaffold brassinosteroid signalling components at the plasma membrane to optimize signal transduction in plant cell. bioRxiv, doi:

122. Lammertz M, Kuhn H, Pfeilmeier S, Malone J, Zipfel C, Kwaaitaal M, Lin N-C, Kvitko BH and Panstruga R (2019) Widely-conserved attenuation of plant MAMP-induced calcium influx by bacteria depends on multiple virulence factors and may involve desensitization of host pattern recognition receptors. Mol. Plant Mol. Interac., 32(5): 608-621.

121. Kadota Y, Liebrand TWH, Goto Y, Sklenar J, Derbyshire P, Menke F, Torres MA, Molina A, Zipfel C, Coaker G, and Shirasu K (2019) Quantitative phosphoproteomic analysis reveals common regulatory mechanisms of immune components during effector- and PAMP-triggered immunity. New Phytol., 221: 2160-2175.

120. Wan W-L, Zhang L, Pruitt R, Zaidem M, Brugman R, Ma X, Krol E, Perraki A, Grossmann G, Kilian J, Stahl M, Shan L, Zipfel C, van Kan JAL, Hedrich R, Weigel D, Gust AA, and Nürnberger T (2019) Comparing Arabidopsis receptor kinase and receptor protein-mediated immune signaling reveals BIK1-dependent difference. New Phytol., 221: 2080-2095.

119. Brulé D, Villano C, Davies LJ, Trdá L, Claverie, J, Héloir M-C, Chiltz A, Adrian M, Darblade B, Tornero P, Stransfeld L, Boutrot F, Zipfel C, Dry IB, Poinssot B (2019) The LysM receptor kinases VvLYK1-1 and VvLYK1-2 mediate chitooligosaccharide-triggered immunity in grapevine (Vitis vinifera). Plant Biotech. J., 17(4): 812-825. 

118. Pfeilmeier S, George J, Morel A, Roy S, Smoker M, Stransfeld L, Downie A, Peeters N, Malone J and Zipfel C (2019) Expression of the Arabidopsis thaliana immune receptor EFR in Medicago truncatula reduces infection by a root pathogenic bacterium, but not nitrogen-fixing rhizobial symbiosis. Plant Biotech. J., 17: 569-579.
First posted as: Pfeilmeier S, George J, Morel A, Roy S, Smoker M, Stransfeld L, Downie A, Peeters N, Malone J and Zipfel C (2017) Heterologous expression of the immune receptor EFR in Medicago truncatula reduces pathogenic infection, but not rhizobial symbiosis. bioRxiv,


117. Perraki A, Gronnier J, Gouguet P, Boudsocq M, Deroubaix A-F, Simon V, German-Retana S, Zipfel C, Bayer E, Mongrand S and Germain V (2018) REM1.3's phospho-status defines its plasma membrane nanodomain organization and activity in restricting PVX cell-to-cell movement. PLoS Pathogens, 14(11):e1007378.
First posted as: Perraki A, Gronnier J, Gouguet P, Boudsocq M, Deroubaix A-F, Simon V, German-Retana S, Zipfel C, Bayer E, Mongrand S, and Germain V (2017) The plant calcium-dependent protein kinase CPK3 phosphorylates REM1.3 to restrict viral infection. bioRxiv,

116. Perraki A, DeFalco T, Derbyshire P, Avila J, Séré D, Sklenar J, Qi X, Stransfeld L, Schwessinger B, Kadota Y, Macho AP, Jiang S, Couto D, Torii KU, Menke FLH and Zipfel C (2018) Phosphocode-dependent functional dichotomy of a common co-receptor in plant signaling. Nature, 561(7722):248-252.

115. Kunwar S, Iriarte F, Fan Q, Evaristo da Silva E, Ritchie L, Song Nguyen N, Freeman JH, Stall, RE, Jones JB, Minsavage GV, Colee J, Scott JW, Vallad GE, Zipfel C, Hutton SF and Paret ML (2018) Transgenic expression of EFR and Bs2 genes for field management of bacterial wilt and bacterial spot of tomato. Phytopathology, doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-17-0424-R.

114. Engelsdorf T, Gigli-Bisceglia N, Veerabagu M, McKenna J, Augstein F, Van der Does D, Zipfel C and Hamann T (2018) Plant cell wall integrity maintenance and immune signaling cooperate to control stress responses in Arabidopsis thaliana. Science Signal., 11(536): pii: eaao3070.
First posted as: Engelsdorf T, Gigli-Bisceglia N, Veerabagu M, McKenna JF, Augstein F, van der Does D, Zipfel C, and Hamann T (2017) Pattern-triggered immunity and cell wall integrity maintenance jointly modulate plant stress responses. bioRxiv,

113. Bender KW & Zipfel C (2018) Plant G-protein activation: connecting to plant receptor kinases. Cell Research, 28, 697-698.

112. Ziemann S, van der Linde K, Lahrmann U, Acar B, Kaschani F, Colby T, Kaiser M, Ding Y, Schmelz E, Huffaker A, Holton N, Zipfel C and Doehlemann G (2018) An apoplastic peptide signal activates salicylic acid signalling in maize. Nature Plants, 4(3): 172-180.

111. Wang J, Grubb LE, Wang J, Liang X, Li L, Gao C, Ma M, Feng F, Li M, Li L, Zhang X, Yu F, Xie Q, Chen S, Zipfel C, Monaghan J and Zhou J-M (2018) A regulatory module controlling homeostasis of a plant immune kinase. Molecular Cell, 69 (3): 493-504.

110. Liu Q, Vain T, Viotti C, Doyle SM, Tarkowská D, Novák O, Zipfel C, Sitbon F, Robert S, and Hofius D (2018) Vacuole integrity maintained by DUF300 proteins is required for brassinosteroid signaling regulation. Molecular Plant, 11(4): 553-567.

109. Smakowska E, Mott GA, Parys K, Stegmann M, Howton TC, Layeghifard M, Neuhold J, Lehner A, Kong J, Grunwald K, Weinberger N, Satbhai S, Mayer D, Busch W, Madalisnki M, Stolt-Bergner P, Provart NJ, Mukhtar MS, Zipfel C, Desveaux D, Guttman DS, and Belkhadir Y (2018) An extracellular network of Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases. Nature, 553: 342–346.


108. Stegmann M & Zipfel C (2017) Perspectives: Complex regulation of plant sex by peptides. Science, 358(6370):1544-1545.

107. Boschi F, Schvartzman C, Murchio S, Ferreira V, Siri MI, Galván GA, Smoker M, Stransfeld L, Horvath D, Zipfel C, Vilaró F, and Dalla-Rizza M (2017) Enhanced Bacterial Wilt resistance in potato through expression of Arabidopsis EFR and introgression of quantitative resistance from Solanum commersonii. Frontiers Plant Sci, 8:1642. 

106. D’Ambrosio JM, Couto D, Fabro G, Scuffi D, Lamattina L, Munnik T, Andersson M, Álvarez M, Zipfel C and Laxalt A (2017) PLC2 Regulates MAMP-Triggered Immunity by Modulating ROS Production in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol., 175(2):970-981.

105. Imkampe J, Halter T, Huang S, Schulze S, Mazzotta S, Schmidt N, Manstretta R, Postel S, Wierzba M, Yang Y, van Dongen WMAM, Albrecht C, Stahl M, Zipfel C, Goshe M, Clouse S, de Vries SC, Tax F, Wang X and Kemmerling B (2017) The Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase BIR3 negatively regulates BAK1 receptor complex formation and stabilizes BAK1. Plant Cell, 29:2285-2303.

104. Singh V*, Perraki A*, Kim SY, Shrivastava S, Lee JH, Zhao Y, Schwessinger B, Oh M-H, Marshall-Colon A, Zipfel C and Huber SC (2017) Tyrosine-610 in the receptor kinase BAK1 does not play a major role in brassinosteroid signaling or innate immunity. Front Plant Sci, 8:1273. *equal contribution

103. Boutrot F & Zipfel C (2017) Function, discovery and exploitation of plant pattern recognition receptors for broad-spectrum disease resistance. Annu Rev Phytopathol, 55:257-286.

102. van der Does D, Boutrot F, Engelsdorf T, Rhodes J, McKenna JF, Vernhettes S, Koevoets I, Tintor N, Veerabagu M, Miedes E, Segonzac C, Roux M, Breda AS, Hardtke CS, Molina A, Rep M, Testerink C, Mouille G, Höfte H, Hamann T and Zipfel C (2017) The Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase MIK2/LRR-KISS connects cell wall integrity sensing, root growth and response to abiotic and biotic stresses. PLoS Genetics, 13(6): e1006832.

101. Mendy B, Wang’ombe MW, Radakovic ZS, Holbein J, Ilyas M, Chopra D, Holton N, Zipfel C, Grundler FMW and Siddique S (2017) Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor–like kinase NILR1 is required for induction of innate immunity to parasitic nematodes. PLoS Pathogens, 13(4): e1006284.

100. Bücherl C, Jarsch I, Schudoma C, Segonzac C, Mbenghe M, Robatzek S, MacLean D, Ott T and Zipfel C (2017) Plant immune and growth receptors share common signalling components but localise to distinct plasma membrane nanodomains. eLIFE, 6:e25114.

99. Oldroyd G & Zipfel C (2017) Plant signalling in symbiosis and immunity. Nature, 543:328-336.

98. de Azevedo Souza C, Li, S, Lin AZ, Boutrot F, Grossmann G, Zipfel C and Somerville SC (2017) Cellulose-derived oligomers act as damage-associated molecular patterns and trigger defense-like responses. Plant Physiol., 173: 2383-2398.

97. Bender KW, Blackburn RK, MonaghanJ, Derbyshire P, Menke FLH, Zipfel C, Goshe MB, Zielinski RE and Huber SC (2017) Autophosphorylation-based calcium (Ca2+) sensitivity priming and Ca2+/calmodulin inhibition of Arabidopsis thaliana Ca2+-dependent protein kinase 28 (CPK28). J. Biol. Chem., 292:3988-4002.

96. Stegmann M, Monaghan J, Smakowska E, Rövenich H, Lehner A, Holton N, Belkhadir Y and Zipfel C (2017) The receptor kinase FER is a RALF-regulated scaffold controlling plant immune signaling. Science, 355(6322):287-289.

95. Shubchynskyy V, Boniecka J, Schweighofer A, Simulis J, Kvederaviciute K, Stumpe M, Mauch F, Balazadeh S, Mueller-Roeber B, Boutrot F, Zipfel C and Meskiene I (2017) The protein phosphatase AP2C1 negatively regulates basal resistance and defense responses to Pseudomonas syringae. J Exp Bot, 68(5):1169-1183.


94. Xin X-F, Nomura K, Aung K, Velasquez A, Yao J, Boutrot F, Chang JH, Zipfel C and He SY (2016) Bacteria establish an aqueous living space as a crucial virulence mechanism. Nature, 539 (7630):524-529.

93. Magalhães DM, Silva Scholte LL, Silva NV, Oliveira G, Zipfel C, Takita MA and Souza AA (2016) LRR-RLK family from two Citrus species: Genome-wide identification and evolutionary aspects. BMC Genomics, 17(1):623.

92. Couto D, Niebergall R, Liang X, Bücherl C, Sklenar J, Macho AP, Ntoukakis V, Derbyshire P, Altenbach D, Maclean D, Robatzek S, Uhrig J, Menke FL, Zhou JM and Zipfel C (2016) The Arabidopsis protein phosphatase PP2C38 negatively regulates the central immune kinase BIK1. PLoS Pathogens, 12(8):e1005811.

91. Couto D & Zipfel C (2016) Regulation of pattern recognition receptor signalling in plants. Nature Reviews Immunology, 16:537-552.

90. Hegenauer V, Fürst U, Kaiser B, Smoker M, Zipfel C, Felix G, Stahl M and Albert A (2016) Detection of the plant parasite Cuscuta reflexa by a tomato cell surface receptor. Science, 353: 478-481.

89. Yeh Y-H, Panzeri D, Kadota Y, Huang Y-C, Huang P-Y, Tao C-N, Roux M, Chien H-C, Chin T-C, Chu P-W, Zipfel C and Zimmerli L (2016) The Arabidopsis malectin-like/LRR-RLK IOS1 is critical for BAK1-dependent and BAK1-independent pattern-triggered immunity. Plant Cell, 28: 1701-1721.

88. Kamoun S & Zipfel C (2016) News and Views: Fungal pathogenesis: Host modulation every which way. Nature Microbiology, 1:16075; doi:10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.75

87. Kamoun S & Zipfel C (2016) Correspondence: Scientific record: Class uncorrected errors as misconduct. Nature, 531: 173.

86. Saur IML, Kadota Y, Sklenar J, Holton N, Smakowska E, Belkhadir Y, Zipfel C* and Rathjen J* (2016) The receptor-like protein CSPR underlies age-dependent immune responses to bacterial cold shock protein in Nicotiana benthamiana. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 113:3389. *Co-corresponding authors

85. Trempel F, Kajiura H, Ranf S, Grimmer J, Westphal L, Zipfel C, Scheel D and Lee J (2016) Altered glycosylation of exported proteins, including surface immune receptors, compromises calcium and downstream signaling responses to microbe-associated molecular patterns in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biology, 16:31.

84. Morales J, Kadota Y, Zipfel C, Molina A and Torres M-A (2016) The Arabidopsis NADPH oxidases RbohD and RbohF display differential expression patterns and contributions during plant immunity. J. Exp. Botany, 67:1663-1676.

83. Yue K, Sandal P, Williams EL, Murphy E, Stes E, Ramakrishna P, Czyzewicz N, Montero Morales L, Nikonorova N, Kumpf R, Lin Z, Van De Cotte B, Iqbal M, Van Bel M, Van De Slijke, Meyer MR, Gadeyne A, Zipfel C, De Jaeger G, Van Montagu M, Van Damme D, Gevaert K, Rao AG, Beeckman and De Smet I (2016) PP2A-3 interacts with ACR4 and regulates formative cell division in the Arabidopsis root. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 113:1447-1452.

82. Kadota Y, Macho A and Zipfel C (2016) Immunoprecipitation of plasma membrane receptor-like kinases for identification of phosphorylation sites and associated proteins. Methods Mol Biol, 1363:133-144.


81. Jimenez-Góngora T, Seong-Ki Kim, Lozano-Durán R and Zipfel C (2015) Flg22-triggered immunity negatively regulates key BR biosynthetic Genes. Front Plant Sci, 6:981.

80. Gou M, Zhang Z, Zhang N, Huang Q, Monaghan J, Yang H, Shi Z, Zipfel C and Hua J (2015) Opposing effects on two phases of defense responses from concerted actions of HSC70 and BON1 in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 169:2304-2323.

79. Rickett LM, Pullen N, Hartley M, Zipfel C, Kamoun S, Baranyi J and Morris RJ (2015) Incorporating prior knowledge improves detection of differences in bacterial growth rate. BMC Systems Biology, 9:60. 

78. Pfeilmeier S, Saur IM, Rathjen JP, Zipfel C and Malone JG (2015) High levels of cyclic-di-GMP in plant-associated Pseudomonas correlate with evasion of plant immunity. Mol Plant Pathol, 17:521-531.

77. Patron NJ, 17 authors, Zipfel C, 34 authors, and Haseloff J (2015) Standards for plant synthetic Biology: a common syntax for exchange of DNA parts. New Phytologist, 208:13-19.

76. Monaghan J, Matschi S, Romeis T and Zipfel C (2015) The calcium-dependent protein kinase CPK28 negatively regulates BIK1-mediated PAMP-induced calcium influx. Plant Signal Behav, 10(5):e1018497.

75. Kadota Y, Shirasu K and Zipfel C (2015) Regulation of the NADPH oxidase RBOHD during plant immunity. Plant Cell Physiology, 56: 1472-1480.

74. Couto D, Stransfeld L, Arruabarrena A, Zipfel C and Lozano-Durán R (2015) Broad application of a simple and affordable protocol for isolating plant RNA. BMC Research Notes, 8:154.

73. Schwessinger B, Bahar O, Nicolas T, Holton N, Nekrasov V, Ruan D, Canlas PE, Daudi A, Petzold CJ, Singan V, Kuo R, Chovatia M, Daum C, Heazlewood JL, Zipfel C and Ronald PC (2015) Transgenic expression of the dicotyledonous pattern recognition receptor EFR in rice leads to ligand-dependent activation of defense responses. PLoS Pathogens, 11(4):e1004872.

72. Macho AP, Lozano-Durán R and Zipfel C (2015) Importance of tyrosine phosphorylation in receptor kinase complexes. Trends Plant Sciences, 5: 269-272.

71. Zipfel C (2015) Commentary: A new receptor for LPS. Nature Immunology, 16: 340-341.

70. Hogenhout SA & Zipfel C (2015) Commentary: Towards pest-free cereal production. Nature Biotechnology, 33(3):262-3.

69. Schoonbeek H, Wang H-H, Stefanato F, Craze M, Bowden S, Wallington E, Zipfel C and Ridout CJ (2015) Arabidopsis EF-TU RECEPTOR enhances bacterial disease resistance in transgenic wheat. New Phytologist, 206 (2): 606-613.

68. Holton N, Nekrasov V, Ronald PC and Zipfel C (2015) The phylogenetically-related pattern recognition receptors EFR and XA21 recruit similar immune signaling components in monocots and dicots. PLoS Pathogens, 11(1):e1004602.

67. Macho A & Zipfel C (2015) Targeting of pattern recognition receptor-triggered immunity by type-III secretion system effectors from plant pathogenic bacteria. Curr Opin Microbiol, 23: 14-22.

66. Lozano-Durán R & Zipfel C (2015) Trade-off between growth and immunity: role of brassinosteroids. Trends Plant Sciences, 20(1): 12-19.


65. Etherington G, Monaghan J, Zipfel C and MacLean D (2014) Mapping mutations in plant genomes with the user-friendly web application CandiSNP. Plant Methods, 10:306.

64. Monaghan J, Matschi S, Shorinola O, Rovenich H, Matei A, Segonzac C, Gro Malinovsky F, Rathjen JP, MacLean D, Romeis T and Zipfel C (2014) The calcium-dependent protein kinase CPK28 buffers plant immunity and regulates BIK1 turnover. Cell Host Microbe, 16(5): 605-615.

63. Wolf S, van der Does D, Ladwig F, Sticht C, Kolbeck A, Schürholz A-K, Keinath N, Rausch T, Greiner S, Schumacher K, Harter K, Zipfel C and Höfte H (2014) A receptor-like protein integrates plant cell wall surveillance with brassinosteroid signalling. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111(42): 15261-15266.

62. Segonzac C, Macho AP, Sanmartin M, Ntoukakis V, Sanchez Serrano JJ and Zipfel C (2014) Negative control of BAK1 activity by PP2A during plant innate immunity. EMBO J, 33: 2069-2079.

61. Chen CW, Panzeri D, Yeh YH, Kadota Y, Huang PY, Tao CN, Roux M, Chien SC, Chin TC, Chu PW, Zipfel C and Zimmerli L (2014) The Arabidopsis malectin-like/leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase IOS1 associates with the pattern-recognition receptors FLS2 and EFR and is critical for priming of pattern-triggered immunity. Plant Cell, 26: 3201-3219.
Retracted voluntarily: Plant Cell, 27:1563, doi: 10.1105/tpc.15.00374.

60. Zipfel C (2014) Plant pattern recognition receptors. Trends Immunol, 35(7): 345-351.

59. Macho AP and Zipfel C (2014) Plant PRRs and the activation of innate immune signaling. Molecular Cell, 54(2): 263-272.

58. Kadota Y, Sklenar J, Derbyshire P, Stransfeld L, Asai S, Ntoukakis V, Jones JDG, Shirasu K, Menke FL, Jones A and Zipfel C (2014) Direct regulation of the NADPH oxidase RBOHD by the PRR-associated kinase BIK1 during plant immunity. Molecular Cell, 54 (1): 43-55.

57. Prince DC, Drurey C, Zipfel C and Hogenhout S (2014) The leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase BAK1 and the cytochrome P450 PAD3 contribute to innate immunity to aphids in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 164: 2207-2219.

56. Macho AP, Schwessinger B, Ntoukakis V, Brutus A, Segonzac C, Roy S, Kadota Y, Oh MH, Sklenar J, Derbyshire P, Lozano-Duran R, Gro Malinovsky F, Monaghan J, Menke FL, Huber SC, He SY and Zipfel C (2014) A bacterial tyrosine phosphatase inhibits plant pattern recognition receptor activation. Science, 343 (6178): 1509-1512.

55. Gro Malinovsky F, Batoux M, Schwessinger B, Stransfeld L, Win J, Kim SK and Zipfel C (2014) Antagonistic regulation of growth and immunity by the Arabidopsis bHLH transcription factor HBI1. Plant Physiology, 164:1443-1455.

54. Halter T, Mazzotta S, Wierzba M, Imkampe J, Postel S, Bücherl C, Kiefer C, Stahl M, Chinchilla D, Nürnberger T, Zipfel C, Clouse S, Borst J-W, de Vries S, Tax F and Kemmerling B (2014) The leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase BIR2 is a negative regulator of BAK1 in plant immunity. Curr Biol, 24(2):134-43.

53. Trdá L, Fernandez O, Boutrot F, Héloir MC, Kelloniemi J, Daire X, Adrian M, Clément C, Zipfel C, Dorey S and Poinssot B (2014) The grapevine flagellin receptor VvFLS2 differentially recognizes flagellin-derived epitopes from the endophytic growth promoting bacterium Burkholderia phytofirmans and plant pathogenic bacteria. New Phytologist, 201:1371-1384.

52. Lloyd SR, Schoonbeek H, Trick M, Zipfel C and Ridout C (2014) Methods to study PAMP-triggered immunity in Brassica species. Mol Plant-Microbe Inter, 27(3):286-95.

51. Trost G, Vi SL, Czesnick H, Lange P, Holton N, Giavalisco P, Zipfel C, Kappel C and Lenhard M (2014) Arabidopsis poly(A) polymerase PAPS1 limits founder-cell recruitment to organ primordial and suppresses the salicylic acid-independent pathogen responses downstream of EDS1/PAD4. Plant J, 77:688-99.


50. Lozano-Durán R, Macho A, Boutrot F, Segonzac C, Somssich IE and Zipfel C (2013) The transcriptional regulator BZR1 mediates trade-off between plant innate immunity and growth. eLIFE, 2(0):e00983.

49. Zhang W, Fraiture M, Kolb D, Löffelhardt B, Desaki Y, Boutrot F, Tor M, Zipfel C, Gust AA and Brunner F (2013) The Arabidopsis thaliana Receptor-like Protein RLP30 and Receptor-like kinase SOBIR1/EVR Mediate Innate Immunity toward Necrotrophic Fungi. Plant Cell, 25 (10):4227-4241. 

48. Sun Y, Li L, Macho AP, Han Z, Hu, Z, Zipfel C, Zhou J-M and Chai J (2013) Structural basis for flagellin-induced activation of the FLS2-BAK1 immune receptor complex. Science, 342 (6158):624-628.

47. Asai S, Ichikawa T, Nomura H, Kobayashi M, Kamiyoshihara Y, Mori H, Kadota Y, Zipfel C, Jones JDG and Yoshioka H (2013) The variable domain of a plant calcium-dependent protein kinase (CDPK) confers subcellular localization and substrate recognition for NADPH oxidase. J Biol Chem, 288(20):14332-14340.

46. Zipfel C (2013) Commentary: Combined roles of ethylene and endogenous peptides in regulating plant immunity and growth. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 110 (15):5748-5749.

45. Farid A, Gro Malinovsky F, Veit C, Schoberer J, Zipfel C, Strasser R (2013) Specialized roles of the conserved subunit OST3/6 of the oligosaccharyltransferase complex in Arabidopsis innate immunity and tolerance to abiotic stresses. Plant Physiology, 162(1):24-38.

44. Nicaise V, Joe A, Jeong B, Korneli C, Boutrot F, Westedt I, Staiger D, Alfano J and Zipfel C (2013) Pseudomonas HopU1 modulates plant immune receptor levels by blocking the interaction of their mRNAs with GRP7. EMBO J, 32:701-712.


43. Win J, Chaparro-Garcia A, Belhaj K, Saunders DGO, Yoshida K, Dong S, Schornack S, Zipfel C, Robatzek S, Hogenhout SA and Kamoun S (2012) Effector biology of plant-associated organisms: concepts and perspectives. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol, 77:235-247.

42. Schoonbeek H, Liller C, Zipfel C and Ridout C (2012) Use of PAMP-triggered immunity responses to improve the selection of quantitative disease resistance in cereals. 19th Eucarpia General Congress Proceedings: 131-134.

41. Segonzac C, Nimchuk ZL, Beck M, Robatzek S, Meyerowitz EM and Zipfel C (2012) The shoot apical meristem regulatory peptide CLV3 does not activate innate immunity. Plant Cell, 24(8): 3186-3192.

40. Macho A, Boutrot F, Rathjen JP and Zipfel C (2012) The Arabidopsis aspartate oxidase plays a specific role in RbohD-mediated innate immunity. Plant Physiology, 159(4): 1845-1856.

39. Monaghan J and Zipfel C (2012) Plant pattern recognition receptor complexes at the plasma membrane. Curr Opin Plant Biology, 15(4): 349-357.

38. Marshall A, Aalen RB, Audenaert D, Beeckman T, Broadley MR, Butenko MA, Caño-Delgado AI, de Vries S, Dresselhaus T, Felix G, Graham NS, Foulkes J, Granier C, Greb T, Grossniklaus U, Hammond JP, Heidstra R, Hodgman C, Hothorn M, Inzé D, Østergaard L, Russinova E, Simon R, Skirycz A, Stahl Y, Zipfel C and De Smet I (2012) Tackling water stress: RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASES to the rescue. Plant Cell, 24(6): 2262-2278.

37. Roux M and Zipfel C (2012) Receptor kinase interactions: complexity of signalling. In: F. Tax F and B. Kemmerling (eds.). Receptor-like Kinases in Plants, Signaling and Communication in Plants, 13: 145-172.

36. Albrecht C, Boutrot F, Segonzac C, Schwessinger B, Gimenez-Ibanez S, Rathjen JP, Chinchilla D, de Vries S and Zipfel C (2012) Brassinosteroids inhibit PAMP-triggered immune signalling independent of the Arabidopsis LRR-RLK BAK1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109(1): 303-308.


35. Ntoukakis V, Schwessinger B, Segonzac C and Zipfel C (2011) Cautionary notes on the use of C-terminal BAK1 fusion proteins for functional studies. Plant Cell, 23(11): 3871-3878.

34. Roux M, Schwessinger B, Albrecht C, Chinchilla D, Jones AM, Holton N, Malinovsky F, Tör M, de Vries S and Zipfel C (2011) The Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinases BAK1/SERK3 and BKK1/SERK4 are required for innate immunity to hemibiotrophic and biotrophic pathogens. Plant Cell, 23: 2440-2455.

33. Dennes L, McKenna JF, Segonzac C, Wormit A, Madhou P, Bennett M, Mansfield J, Zipfel C and Hamann T (2011) Cell wall damage-induced lignin biosynthesis is regulated by a ROS- and jasmonic acid dependent process in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology, 156(3):1364-1374.

32. Schwessinger B, Roux M, Kadota Y, Ntoukakis V, Sklenar J, Jones AM and Zipfel C (2011) Phosphorylation-dependent differential regulation of plant growth, cell death and innate immunity by the regulatory receptor-like kinase BAK1. PLoS Genetics, 7(4): e1002046.

31. Segonzac C, Feike D, Gimenez-Ibanez S, Hann D, Zipfel C and Rathjen JP (2011) Hierarchy and roles of PAMP-induced responses in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Physiology, 156(2):687-699.

30. Chaparro-Garcia A, Wilkinson RC, Gimenez-Ibanez S, Findlay K, Coffey MD, Zipfel C, Rathjen JP, Kamoun S, Schornack S (2011) The receptor-like kinase SERK3/BAK1 is required for basal resistance against the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans in Nicotiana benthamiana. PLoS One, e16608.

29. Liebminger E, Veit C, Pabst M, Batoux M, Zipfel C, Altmann F, Mach L and Strasser R (2011) HEXO1 and HEXO3 are responsible for the formation of paucimannosidic N-glycans in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biol Chem 286: 10793-10802.

28. Segonzac C and Zipfel C (2011) Activation of plant pattern-recognition receptors by bacteria. Curr Opin Microbiol, 14 (1):54-61.


27. Batoux M, Lacombe S, Li J, Morehouse K, Nekrasov V, Nicaise V, Niebergall R, Rougon A, Roux M, Schwessinger B, Westedt I, and Zipfel C (2010) Deciphering PAMP-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis. In: Antoun H, Avis T, Brisson L, Prevost D and Trepanier M (ed). International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota. Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 7.

26. Zipfel C and Robatzek S (2010) PAMP-triggered immunity: veni, vidi, …? Plant Physiology, 154 (2): 551-554.

25. Malinovsky FG, Brodersen P, Fiil BK, McKinney LV, Thorgrimsen S, Beck M, Nielsen HB, Pietra S, Zipfel C, Robatzek S, Petersen M, Hofius D, and Mundy J (2010) Lazarus1, a DUF300 protein, contributes to programmed cell death associated with Arabidopsis acd11 and the hypersensitive response. PLoS One, 5(9). pii: e12586.

24. Boutrot F, Segonzac C, Chang KN, Qiao H, Ecker JR, Zipfel C* and Rathjen JP (2010) Direct transcriptional control of the Arabidopsis immune receptor FLS2 by the ethylene-dependent transcription factors EIN3 and EIL1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 107: 14502-14507. *Corresponding author

23. Rougon-Cardoso A and Zipfel C (2010) A new approach to confer broad-spectrum disease resistance in plants. Information Systems for Biotechnology News Report, Issue June 2010: 5-8.

22. Lacombe S, Rougon-Cardoso A, Sherwood E, Peeters N, Dahlbeck D, van Esse HP, Smoker M, Rallapalli G, Thomma BPHJ, Staskawicz B, Jones JDG and Zipfel C (2010) Inter-family transfer of a plant pattern recognition receptor confers broad-spectrum bacterial resistance. Nature Biotechnology, 4 :365-369.


21. Nekrasov V, Li J, Batoux M, Roux M, Lacombe S, Rougon A, Chu ZH, Bittel P, Kiss-Papp M, Chinchilla D, van Esse HP, Jorda L, Schwessinger B, Nicaise V, Thomma BPHJ, Molina A, Jones JDG and Zipfel C (2009) Control of the pattern recognition receptor EFR by an ER protein complex in plant immunity. EMBO J 28: 3428-3438.

20. Li J, Chu ZH, Batoux M, Nekrasov V, Roux M, Chinchilla D, Zipfel C* and Jones JDG (2009) A dedicated subset of ER quality control components required for plant innate immunity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106: 15973-15978. *Corresponding author

19. Nicaise V, Roux M and Zipfel C (2009) Recent advances in Plant-triggered immunity against bacteria: Pattern Recognition Receptors (PRRs) watch over and raise the alarm. Plant Physiology 150: 1638-47.

18. Zipfel C (2009) Early molecular events in PAMP-triggered immunity. Curr Opin Plant Biol 12(4): 414-420. 

17. Ridout C, Sherwood E, Rougon A, Lacombe S and Zipfel C (2009) Evaluation of pattern recognition receptors for durable disease control in crops. Phytopathology, 99(6):S108.


16. Schwessinger B, and Zipfel C (2008) News from the frontline: recent insights into PAMP-triggered immunity in plants. Curr Opin Plant Biol 11(4): 389-95.

15. Wang G, Ellendorff U, Kemp B, Mansfield JW, Forsyth A, Mitchell K, Bastas K, Liu CM, Woods-Tör A, Zipfel C, de Wit PJ, Jones JD, Tör M, Thomma BP. (2008) A genome-wide functional investigation into the roles of receptor-like proteins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 147(2): 503-17.

14. Zipfel C and Rathjen J (2008) Plant immunity: AvrPto targets the front line. Curr Biol, 18, R218-R220.

13. Zipfel C (2008) Pattern-recognition receptors in plant innate immunity. Curr Opin Immunol, 20: 10-16.

12. Zipfel C, Schwessinger B, Roux, M and Jones JDG (2008) Genetic analysis of PAMP-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis. In: Lorito, M, Woo, SL and Scala, F (ed). International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota. Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 6. 

11. Chinchilla D, Zipfel C, Felix G and Boller T (2008) The role of BAK1/SERK3 in innate immunity in Arabidopsis. In: Lorito, M, Woo, SL and Scala, F (Eds.). International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota. Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 6:46.


10. Chinchilla D, Zipfel C, Robatzek S, Kemmerling B, Nürnberger T, Jones JDG, Felix G and Boller T (2007) A flagellin-induced complex of the receptor FLS2 and BAK1 initiates plant defence. Nature, 448: 497-500.


9. Molinier J, Ries G, Zipfel C and Hohn B (2006) Transgeneration memory of stress in plants. Nature, 442: 1046-1049.

8. Zipfel C*, Kunze G, Chinchilla D, Caniard A, Jones JDG, Boller T and Felix G (2006) Perception of the bacterial PAMP EF-Tu by the receptor EFR restricts Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Cell, 125: 749-760. *Corresponding author

7. Zipfel C, Kunze G, Chinchilla D, Caniard A, Boller T and Felix G (2006) Recognition of the bacterial PAMP EF-Tu by the Arabidopsis receptor kinase EFR. In: Sanchez F., Geiger O. (ed). International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota. Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 5: 30-34. 

6. Felix G, Bittel P, Chinchilla D, Kunze G, Robatzek S, Zipfel C and Boller T (2006) Receptor-like kinases and innate immunity in plants. In: Sanchez F., Geiger O. (ed). International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota. Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 5: 21-29.


5. Zipfel C and Felix G (2005) Plants and animals: a different taste for microbes? Curr Opin Plant Biol, 8 (4): 353-360.


4. Kunze G, Zipfel C, Robatzek S, Niehaus K, Boller T and Felix G (2004) The N-terminus of bacterial elongation factor Tu elicits innate immunity in Arabidopsis plants. Plant Cell, 16 (12): 3496-3507.

3. Navarro L*, Zipfel C*, Rowland O, Keller I, Robatzek S, Boller T and Jones JDG (2004) The transcriptional innate immune responses to flg22. Interplay and overlap with Avr gene-dependent defense responses and bacterial pathogenesis. Plant Physiology, 135: 1113-1128. *Equal contribution

2. Zipfel C, Robatzek S, Navarro L, Oakeley E, Jones JDG, Felix G and Boller T (2004). Bacterial disease resistance through flagellin perception in Arabidopsis. Nature, 428: 764-767.

1. Navarro L, Zipfel C, Rowland O, Robatzek S, Boller T and Jones JDG (2003) mRNA expression profiling of the Arabidopsis flg22-triggered innate immune response and the Avr9/Cf-9 response in tobacco. In: Tikhonovich I, Lugtenberg B, and Provorov N (ed). International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota. Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, 4: 237-239.