Yu X, Xie Y, Luo D, Liu H, Oliveira M, Qi P, Kim SI, Ortiz-Morea FA, Liu J, Chen Y, Chen S, Rodrigues B, Li B, Xue S, He P, and Shan L. A phospho-switch constrains BTL2-mediated phytocytokine signaling in plant immunity. Cell; Volume 186, Issue 11, 25 May 2023, Pages 2329-2344.e20.

Ge D, Yeo IC, Shan L. Knowing me, knowing you: Self and non-self recognition in plant immunity. Essays Biochem 2022; EBC20210095. doi:

Liu, Z., Hou, S., Rodrigues, O., Luo D, Munemasa S, Lei J, Liu J, Ortiz-Morea FA, Wang X, Nomura K., Yin, C., Wang, H., Zhang, W., Zhu, K., He, S., He, P., Shan, L. Phytocytokine signalling reopens stomata in plant immunity and water loss. Nature 605, 332–339 (2022).

Ortiz-Morea, F.A., Liu, J., Shan, L. et al. Malectin-like receptor kinases as protector deities in plant immunity. Nat. Plants (2021).

Kong L, Feng B, Yan Y, Zhang C, Kim JH, Xu L, Rack JGM, Wang Y, Jang JC, Ahel I, Shan L, He P. Noncanonical mono(ADP-ribosyl)ation of zinc finger SZF proteins counteracts ubiquitination for protein homeostasis in plant immunity. Mol Cell. 2021 Nov 18;81(22):4591-4604.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2021.09.006. Epub 2021 Sep 29. PMID: 34592134; PMCID: PMC8684601.

Hou, S., Liu, D., Huang, S. et al. The Arabidopsis MIK2 receptor elicits immunity by sensing a conserved signature from phytocytokines and microbes. Nat Commun 12, 5494 (2021).

Hou, S., Liu, D. & He, P. Phytocytokines function as immunological modulators of plant immunity. Stress Biology 1, 8 (2021).

Derui Liu, Dexian Luo, Ping He, ROS around RIPK, Molecular Plant, Volume 14, Issue 10, 2021, Pages 1607-1609, ISSN 1674-2052,

Dongsheng Yao, Marcus A. Arguez, Ping He, Andrew F. Bent, Junqi Song,
Coordinated regulation of plant immunity by poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation and K63-linked ubiquitination,
Molecular Plant, Volume 14, Issue 12, 2021, Pages 2088-2103, ISSN 1674 2052,

Luo, D., Xiong, C., Lin, A. et al. SlBBX20 interacts with the COP9 signalosome subunit SlCSN5-2 to regulate anthocyanin biosynthesis by activating SlDFR expression in tomato. Hortic Res 8, 163 (2021). 34592134; PMCID: PMC8684601.

Lahiri A, Zhou L, He P, Datta A (2021) Detecting drought regulators using stochastic inference in Bayesian networks. PLoS ONE 16(8): e0255486.

Ping Wang, Brendan Mormile, Ping He, A ‘GLoRy’ Battle for Cotton against Fusarium, Trends in Plant Science, Volume 26, Issue 7, 2021, Pages 671-673, ISSN 1360-1385,

Shuguo Hou, Jie Zhang, Ping He; Stress-induced activation of receptor signaling by protease-mediated cleavage. Biochem J 28 May 2021; 478 (10): 1847–1852. doi:

Liang Kong, Barbara Rodrigues, Jun Hyeok Kim, Ping He, Libo Shan, More than an on-and-off switch: Post-translational modifications of plant pattern recognition receptor complexes, Current Opinion in Plant Biology, Volume 63, 2021, 102051, ISSN 1369-5266,

Xiyu Ma, Chao Zhang, Do Young Kim, Yanyan Huang, Elizabeth Chatt, Ping He, Richard D Vierstra, Libo Shan, Ubiquitylome analysis reveals a central role for the ubiquitin-proteasome system in plant innate immunity, Plant Physiology, Volume 185, Issue 4, April 2021, Pages 1943–1965,

Babilonia, K., Wang, P., Liu, Z., Jamieson, P., Mormile, B., Rodrigues, O., Zhang, L., Lin, W., Danmaigona Clement, C., Menezes de Moura, S., Alves-Ferreira, M., Finlayson, S.A., Loring Nichols, R., Wheeler, T.A., Dever, J.K., Shan, L. and He, P. (2021), A nonproteinaceous Fusarium cell wall extract triggers receptor-like protein-dependent immune responses in Arabidopsis and cotton. New Phytol, 230: 275-289.

Escocard de Azevedo Manhães, A. M., Ortiz-Morea, F. A., He, P., & Shan, L. (2021). Plant plasma membrane-resident receptors: Surveillance for infections and coordination for growth and development. Journal of integrative plant biology63(1), 79–101.

Olivier Rodrigues, Libo Shan, Stomata in a state of emergency: H2O2 is the target locked, Trends in Plant Science, 2021, ISSN 1360-1385,

Huang Y, Yin C, Liu J, Feng B, Ge D, Kong L, Ortiz-Morea FA, Richter J, Hauser MT, Wang WM, Shan L, He P. A trimeric CrRLK1L-LLG1 complex genetically modulates SUMM2-mediated autoimmunity. Nature Communications. 2020 Sep 25;11(1):4859.

Liu J, Huang Y, Kong L, Yu X, Feng B, Liu D, Zhao B, Mendes GC, Yuan P, Ge D, Wang WM, Fontes EPB, Li P, Shan L, He P. The malectin-like receptor-like kinase LETUM1 modulates NLR protein SUMM2 activation via MEKK2 scaffolding. Nature Plants. 2020 Sep;6(9):1106-1115.

Ma X, Claus LAN, Leslie ME, Tao K, Wu Z, Liu J, Yu X, Li B, Zhou J, Savatin DV, Peng J, Tyler BM, Heese A, Russinova E, He P, Shan L. Ligand-induced monoubiquitination of BIK1 regulates plant immunity. Nature. 2020 May;581(7807):199-203.

Liu J, Li J, Shan L. SERKs. Current Biology. 2020 Apr 6;30(7):R293-4.

Yang Y, Liu J, Yin C, de Souza Vespoli L, Ge D, Huang Y, Feng B, Xu G, Manhães AMEA, Dou S, Criswell C, Shan L, Wang X, He P. RNA Interference-Based Screen Reveals Concerted Functions of MEKK2 and CRCK3 in Plant Cell Death Regulation. Plant Physiology. 2020 May;183(1):331-344.

Levy JG, Gross R, Mendoza-Herrera A, Tang X, Babilonia K, Shan L, Kuhl JC, Dibble MS, Xiao F, Tamborindeguy C. Lso-HPE1, an Effector of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’, Can Repress Plant Immune Response. Phytopathology. 2020 Mar;110(3):648-655.