James R Alfano, PhD


  • 6196 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
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Projects 2002 2013

Suppression of innate immunity by ADP ribosyltransferase type III effectors

Alfano, J. R.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research projectHigh Priority, Short Term Project Award, Research Project

Pseudomonas syringae
RNA-binding proteins
eukaryotic cells
protein secretion

Nebraska Redox Biology Center

Seravalli, J., Scott, S., Chakravarti, D., Asard, H. A. N., Banerjee, R., Gladyshev, V. N., Dickman, M., Ragsdale, S. W., Raza, A., Thomas, M. J., Kipnis, J., Zhou, Y. O. U., Madayiputhiya, N., Grass, G., Adamec, J., Becker, D. F., Lin, M., Barycki, J. J., Schultz, H. D., Stone, J. M., Somerville, G. A., Lee, J., Wilson, M. A., Du, L., Zimmerman, M. C., Simpson, M. A., Reddy, N. R. J., Bidasee, K. R., Alfano, J. R., Barletta, R. G., Powers, R., Fomenko, D., Zimmerman, M. C., Harrison-Findik, D. D., Franco, R., Franco-Cruz, R. & Adamec, J.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research projectExploratory Grants

research interest

Research Output 1993 2018

  • 6196 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
  • 62 Article
  • 1 Chapter
1 Citations

The bacterial effector AvrPto targets the regulatory coreceptor SOBIR1 and suppresses defense signaling mediated by the receptor-like protein Cf-4

Wu, J., Van Der Burgh, A. M., Bi, G., Zhang, L., Alfano, J. R., Martin, G. B. & Joosten, M. H. A. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 31, 1, p. 75-85 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphotransferases (kinases)
Lycopersicon esculentum
1 Citations

Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae TALE proteins recruit OsTFIIAγ1 to compensate for the absence of OsTFIIAγ5 in bacterial blight in rice

Ma, W., Zou, L., Zhiyuan, J. I., Xiameng, X. U., Zhengyin, X. U., Yang, Y., Alfano, J. R. & Chen, G., Oct 1 2018, In : Molecular Plant Pathology. 19, 10, p. 2248-2262 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
transcription (genetics)
7 Citations

A Bacterial Type III Effector Targets the Master Regulator of Salicylic Acid Signaling, NPR1, to Subvert Plant Immunity

Chen, H., Chen, J., Li, M., Chang, M., Xu, K., Shang, Z., Zhao, Y., Palmer, I., Zhang, Y., McGill, J., Alfano, J. R., Nishimura, M. T., Liu, F. & Fu, Z. Q., Dec 13 2017, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 22, 6, p. 777-788.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Immunity
Salicylic Acid
Pseudomonas syringae
Plant Genes
1 Citations

The role of type III effectors from Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis in virulence and suppression of plant immunity

Medina, C. A., Reyes, P. A., Trujillo, C. A., Gonzalez, J. L., Bejarano, D. A., Montenegro, N. A., Jacobs, J. M., Joe, A., Restrepo, S., Alfano, J. R. & Bernal, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Plant Pathology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xanthomonas axonopodis
Plant Immunity
21 Citations

A Bacterial Effector Co-opts Calmodulin to Target the Plant Microtubule Network

Guo, M., Kim, P., Li, G., Elowsky, C. G. & Alfano, J. R., Jan 13 2016, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 19, 1, p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microtubule-Associated Proteins
Pseudomonas syringae