Lee E., Vanneste S., Pérez-Sancho J., Benitez-Fuente F., Strelau M., Macho A.P., Botella M.A., Friml J. and Rosado A. Ionic stress enhances ER-PM connectivity via phosphoinositide-associated SYT1 contact site expansion in Arabidopsis. PNAS (2018) in press

Zheng X., Li X., Wang B., Cheng D., Li Y., Li W., Huang M., Tan X., Zhao G., Song B., Macho A.P., Chen H., and Xie C. A systematic screen of conserved R. solanacearum effectors reveals the role of RipAB, a nuclear-localized effector that suppresses immune responses in potato. Molecular Plant Pathology (2018), doi: 10.1111/mpp.12774. Link

Yu G., Xian L., Sang Y. and Macho A.P. Cautionary notes on the use of Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression upon SGT1 silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana. New Phytologist (2018), doi: 10.1111/nph.15601. Link

Wang Y., Li Y., Rosas-Diaz T., Caceres-Moreno C., Lozano-Duran R., and Macho A.P. The IMMUNE-ASSOCIATED NUCLEOTIDE-BINDING 9 protein is a regulator of basal immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (2018). Link


Rufián J.S., Lucia A., Rueda-Blanco J., Zumaquero A., Guevara C.M., Ortiz-Martin I., Ruiz-Aldea G., Macho A.P., Beuzon C.R. and Ruiz-Albert J. Suppression of HopZ effector-triggered plant immunity in a natural pathosystem. Frontiers in Plant Sciences (2018). Link


Zhao Y., Zhang Z., Gao J., Wang P., Hu T., Wang Z., Hou Y.J., Wan Y., Liu W., Xie S., Lu T., Xue L., Liu Y, Macho A.P., Tao W.A., Bressan R.A., and Zhu J.K. Arabidopsis Duodecuple Mutant of PYL ABA Receptors Reveals PYL Repression of ABA-Independent SnRK2 Activity. Cell Reports (2018) 23: 3340 - 3351.e5. Link

Wei Y., Caceres-Moreno C., Jimenez-Gongora T., Wang K., Sang Y., Lozano-Duran R. and Macho A.P. The Ralstonia solanacearum csp22 peptide, but not flagellin-derived peptides, is perceived by plants from the Solanaceae family. Plant Biotechnology Journal (2018), ,16:1349-1362. Link



Wei Y. #, Sang Y. # and Macho A.P. The Ralstonia solanacearum type III effector RipAY is phosphorylated in plant cells to modulate its enzymatic activity. Frontiers in Plant Science (2017) Nov 7; 8: 1899. Link


Jiang G., Wei Z., Xu J., Chen H., Zhang Y., She X., Macho A.P., Ding W. and Liao B. Bacterial Wilt in China: history, current status and future perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science (2017) Sep 11; 8: 1549. Link


Sun Y.#, Wang K.#, Caceres-Moreno C.#, Jia W., Chen A., Zhang H., Liu R.* and Macho A.P.* Genome sequencing and analysis of Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype I strains FJAT-91, FJAT-452 and FJAT-462 isolated from tomato, eggplant, and chilli pepper in China. Standards in Genomic Sciences (2017) 12:29. Link


Puigvert M., Guarischi-Sosa R., Zuluaga P., Coll N.S., Macho A.P., Setubal J.C. and Valls M. Transcriptomes of Ralstonia solanacearum during root colonization of Solanum commersonii. Frontiers in Plant Science (2017) 8: 370. Link

Sang Y.Y. & Macho A.P. Analysis of PAMP-triggered ROS Burst in Plant Immunity. Methods in Molecular Biology (2017) 1578:143-153. Link


Sang Y.Y., Wang Y.R., Ni H., Cazalé-Noel A.C., She Y.M., Peeters N. and Macho A.P. The Ralstonia solanacearum type-III effector RipAY targets plant redox regulators to suppress immune responses. Molecular Plant Pathology (2016). Final publication 2018 Jan; 19 (1): 129-142. Link

Rosas-Díaz T., Macho A.P., Beuzón C.R., Lozano-Durán R. and Bejarano E.R. The C2 Protein from the Geminivirus Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Sardinia Virus Decreases Sensitivity to Jasmonates and Suppresses Jasmonate-Mediated Defences. Plants (2016) 5 (1), 8. Link


Macho A.P. Subversion of plant cellular functions by bacterial type-III effectors: beyond suppression of immunity. New Phytologist (2016) 210: 51-57. doi:10.1111/nph.13605 . Link

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