Youssef Belkhadir


Mott GA, Smakowska-Luzan E, Pasha A, et al. (2019) Map of physical interactions between extracellular domains of Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases. Sci Data 6:190025.


Ahmed H, Howton TC, Sun Y, Weinberger N, Beklhadir Y, Mukhtar MS (2018) Network biology discovers pathogen contact points in host protein-protein interactomes. Nat Commun 9(1):2312.

Smakowska-Luzan E, G. Adam Mott, ..., Belkhadir Y (2018) An extracellular network of Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases. Nature 553(7688):342-6.


Doblas VG, Smakowska-Luzan E, Fujita S, et al. (2017) Root diffusion barrier control by a vasculature-derived peptide binding to the SGN3 receptor. Science 355(6322):280-4.

Lozano-Duran R and Belkhadir Y. (2017) A technical framework for studying the signaling nexus of brassinosteroids and immunity. Methods Mol Biol 1564:49-61

Stegmann M, Monaghan J, Smakowska-Luzan E, et al. (2017) The receptor kinase FER is a RALF-regulated scaffold controlling plant immune signaling. Science 355(6322):287-9.


Mott GA, Thakur S, Smakowska E, et al. (2016) Genomic screens identify a new phytobacterial microbe-associated molecular pattern and the cognate Arabidopsis receptor-like kinase that mediates its immune elicitation. Genome Biol 17:98.

Saur IM, Kadota Y, Sklenar J, et al. (2016) NbCSPR underlies age-dependent immune responses to bacterial cold shock protein in Nicotiana benthamiana. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113(12):3389-94.

Smakowska E, Kong J, Busch W, Belkhadir Y (2016) Organ-specific regulation of growth-defense tradeoffs by plants. Curr Opin Plant Biol 29:129-137.

Elsayad K, Werner S,...,Belkhadir Y (2016) Mapping the subcellular mechanical properties of live cells in tissues with fluorescence emission-Brillouin imaging. Sci Signal 9(435):rs5.


Belkhadir Y, Jaillais Y (2015) The molecular circuitry of brassinosteroid signaling. New Phytol 206(2):522-40.


Belkhadir Y, Yang L, Hetzel J, et al. (2014) The growth–defense pivot: crisis management in plants mediated by LRR-RK surface receptors. Trends Biochem Sci 39(10):447-56.


Belkhadir Y, Jaillais Y, Epple P, et al. (2012). Brassinosteroid modulate the efficiency of the plant immune system. Proc Natl Acad USA 109(1): 297-302. 


Hothorn M, Belkhadir Y, Dreux M, et al. (2011). Structural basis of steroid hormone perception by the receptor kinase BRI1. Nature 474(7352): 467-71.

Jaillais Y, Belkhadir Y, Balsemão-Pires E, et al. (2011) Extracellular leucine rich repeats as a platform for receptor/coreceptor complex formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci 108(20): 8503-7

Jaillais Y, Hothorn M, Belkhadir Y, et al. (2011) Tyrosine phosphorylation regulates Brassinosteroid signaling at the plasma membrane. Genes Dev 25(3): 232-7.


Belkhadir Y, Wierzba M, Durbak A, et al. (2010) Intragenic suppression of a trafficking defective Brassinoteroid receptor in Arabidopsis. Genetics 185(4): 1283-96