Yasin Dagdas


Li B, Niu F, Zeng Y, et al. (2023) Ufmylation reconciles salt stress-induced unfolded protein responses via ER-phagy in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 120(5):e2208351120.

Picchianti L, Sanchez de Medina Hernandez V, ..., Dagdas Y (2023) Shuffled ATG8 interacting motifs form an ancestral bridge between UFMylation and autophagy. EMBO J 42(10):e112053 preprint bioRxiv:2022.04.26.489478.

Saeed B, Deligne F, Brillada C, et al. (2023) K63-linked ubiquitin chains are a global signal for endocytosis and contribute to selective autophagy in plants. Curr Biol 33(7):1337-45.

Yuen ELH, Leary AY, Clavel M, et al. (2023) A RabGAP-Rab GTPase pair regulates plant autophagy and immunity. bioRxiv:2023.07.03.547386.

Zecua-Ramirez P, Llamas E, Charura N, et al. (2023) Autophagy restricts fungal accommodation in the roots of Arabidopsis thaliana. bioRxiv:2023.07.21.550010

Zeng Y, Li B, Huang S, et al. (2023) The plant unique ESCRT component FREE1 regulates autophagosome closure. Nat Commun 14(1):1768.

Zuo Z, Roux ME, Chevalier J, et al.(2022) The mRNA decapping machinery targets LBD3/ASL9 to mediate apical hook and lateral root development. Life Sci Alliance 6(9):e202302090 preprint bioRxiv:2022.07.06.499076.


Feng Q, De Rycke R, Dagdas Y, et al. (2022) Autophagy promotes programmed cell death and corpse clearance in specific cell types of the Arabidopsis root cap. Curr Biol 32(9):2110-9 preprint bioRxiv:2022.02.16.480680.

Naumann C, Heisters M, Brandt W, et al. (2022) Bacterial-type ferroxidase tunes iron-dependent phosphate sensing during Arabidopsis root development. Curr Biol 32(101): 2189-205 preprint bioRxiv:2021.03.19.436157.

Picchianti L, Sedivy A, Dagdas Y (2022) Characterization of ATG8-Family Interactors by Isothermal Titration Calorimetry. Methods Mol Biol 2581:149-76.

Zess EK, Dagdas Y, Peers E, et al. (2022) Regressive evolution of an effector following a host jump in the Irish Potato Famine Pathogen Lineage. PLoS Pathogen 18(10):e10918 preprint bioRxiv:2021.10.04.463104.

Zhao J, Bui MT, ..., Dagdas Y (2022) Plant autophagosomes mature into amphisomes prior to their delivery to the central vacuole. J Cell Biol 221(12):e202203139 preprint bioRxiv:2022.02.26.482093.

Zuo Z, Roux ME, Dagdas Y, et al.(2022) PAT mRNA decapping factors function specifically and redundantly during development in Arabidopsis. bioRxiv:2022.07.06.498930.


Aniento F, de Medina Hernández VS, Dagdas Y, et al. (2021) Molecular mechanisms of endomembrane trafficking in plants. Plant Cell 34(1):146-73.

Clavel M and Dagdas Y (2021) Proteasome and selective autophagy: Brothers-in-arms for organelle quality control. Curr Opin Plant Biol 63:102106.

Hawkins TJ, Kopischke M, Duckney PJ, et al. (2023) NET4 and RabG3 link actin to the tonoplast and facilitate cytoskeletal remodelling during stomatal immunity. Nat Commun 14(1):5848 preprint bioRxiv:2021.09.29.461190.

Klionsky DJ, Abdel-Aziz AK, Abdelfatah S, et al. (2021) Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th edition). Autophagy 17(1):1-382.

Ma J, Liang Z, Zhao J, et al. (2021) Friendly mediates membrane depolarization-induced mitophagy in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol 31(9):1931-44 preprint bioRxiv:2020.07.12.198424.

Pandey P, Leary AY, Tumtas Y, et al. (2021) An oomycete effector subverts host vesicle trafficking to channel starvation-induced autophagy to the pathogen interface. Elife 10:e65285 preprint bioRxiv:2020.03.20.000117.

Petre B, Contreras MP, Bozkurt TO, et al. (2021) Host-interactor screens of Phytophthora infestans RXLR proteins reveal vesicle trafficking as a major effector-targeted process. Plant Cell 33(5):1447-71 preprint bioRxiv:2020.09.24.308585.

Wu J, Michaeli S, Picchianti L, et al. (2021) ATI1 (ATG8-interacting protein 1) and ATI2 define a plant starvation-induced reticulophagy pathway and serve as MSBP1/MAPR5 cargo receptors. Autophagy 17(11):3375-88.


Acheampong AK, Shanks C, Cheng CY, et al. (2020) EXO70D isoforms mediate selective autophagic degradation of type-A ARR proteins to regulate cytokinin sensitivity. PNAS 117(43):27034-43 preprint bioRxiv:938712.

Rodriguez E, Chevalier J, Olsen J, et al. (2020) Autophagy mediates temporary reprogramming and dedifferentiation in plant somatic cells. EMBO J 39(4):e103315 preprint bioRxiv:747410.

Stephani M, Picchianti L, ..., Dagdas Y (2020) A cross-kingdom conserved ER-phagy receptor maintains endoplasmic reticulum homeostasis during stress. eLife:58396 preprint bioRxiv:995316.

Stephani M, Picchianti L, Dagdas Y (2020) C53 is a cross-kingdom conserved reticulophagy receptor that bridges the gap betweenselective autophagy and ribosome stalling at the endoplasmic reticulum. Autophagy 17(2):586-7.


Benkova E and Dagdas Y (2019) Editorial overview: Cell biology in the era of omics? Curr Opin Plant Biol 52:A1-2.

Ryder L, Dagdas Y, Kershaw M, et al. (2019) A sensor kinase controls turgor-driven plant infection by the rice blast fungus. Nature 574(7778):423-7.

Stephani M and Dagdas Y (2019) Plant Selective Autophagy - Still an uncharted territory with a lot of hidden gems. J Mol Biol 432(1):63-79.

Zess EK, Jensen C, ... Dagdas Y (2019) N-terminal β-strand underpins biochemical specialization of an ATG8 isoform. PLoS Biol:3000373 preprint:  bioRxiv:453563.

Zuo Z, Roux ME, Rodriguez E, et al. (2019) mRNA decapping machinery targets transcripts of the LBD3/ASL9 transcription factor to authorize formation of apical hook and lateral roots in Arabidopsis. bioRxiv:834465​​​​​​​.


Dagdas YF, Pandey P, Tumtas Y, et al. (2018) Host autophagy machinery is diverted to the pathogen interface to mediate focal defense responses against the Irish potato famine pathogen. Elife 2018;7:e37476 preprint bioRxiv:102996.

Gantner J, Ordon J, Ilse T, et al. (2018) Peripheral infrastructure vectors and an extended set of plant parts for the Modular Cloning system. PLoS One 13(5):e0197185.

Pötsch I, Ebner P, Deszcz L, et al. (2018) The anti-apoptosis ubiquitin E3 ligase XIAP promotes autophagosome-lysosome fusion during autophagy. bioRxiv:291294.


Zhou T, Dagdas YF, Zhu X, et al. (2017) The glycogen synthase kinase MoGsk1, regulated by Mps1 MAP kinase, is required for fungal development and pathogenicity in Magnaporthe oryzae. Sci Rep 7(1):945.


Belhaj K, Cano LM, Prince DC, et al. (2016) Arabidopsis late blight: infection of a nonhost plant by Albugo laibachii enables full colonization by Phytophthora infestans. Cell Microbiol 19:1.

Dagdas YF, Belhaj K, Maqbool A, et al. (2016) An effector of the Irish potato famine pathogen antagonizes a host autophagy cargo receptor. Elife e10856.

Derevnina L, Dagdas YF, De la Concepcion JC, et al. (2016) Nine things to know about elicitins. New Phytol 212(4):888-95.

Derevnina L, Petre B, Kellner R, et al. (2016) Emerging oomycete threats to plants and animals. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 371(1709).

Kellner R, De la Concepcion JC, ... Dagdas YF. (2016) ATG8 Expansion: A Driver of Selective Autophagy Diversification? Trends Plant Sci [epub]

Maqbool A, Hughes RK, Dagdas YF, et al. (2016) Structural Basis of Host Autophagy-related Protein 8 (ATG8) Binding by the Irish Potato Famine Pathogen Effector Protein PexRD54. J Biol Chem 291(38):20270-82.

Bozkurt TO, Belhaj K, Dagdas YF, et al. (2015) Rerouting of plant late endocytic trafficking toward a pathogen interface. Traffic 16(2):204-26.

Dagdas YF, Bozkurt TO (2015) Fungal Sex Receptors Recalibrated to Detect Host Plants. Cell Host Microbe 18(6):637-8.

Gupta YK, Dagdas YF, Martinez-Rocha AL, et al. (2015) Septin-Dependent Assembly of the Exocyst Is Essential for Plant Infection by Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Cell 27(11):3277-89.

Bozkurt TO, Richardson A, Dagdas YF (2014) The Plant Membrane-Associated REMORIN1.3 Accumulates in Discrete Perihaustorial Domains and Enhances Susceptibility to Phytophthora infestans. Plant Physiol 165(3):1005-18.

Giraldo MC, Dagdas YF, Gupta YK, et al. (2013) Two distinct secretion systems facilitate tissue invasion by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Nat Commun 4:1996.

Ryder LS, Dagdas YF, Mentlak TA, et al. (2013) NADPH oxidases regulate septin-mediated cytoskeletal remodeling during plant infection by the rice blast fungus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110(8):3179-84.

Dagdas YF, Yoshino K, Dagdas G, et al. (2012) Septin-mediated plant cell invasion by the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. Science 336(6088):1590-5.

Shlezinger N, Minz A, Gur Y, et al. (2011) Anti-apoptotic machinery protects the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea from host-induced apoptotic-like cell death during plant infection. PLoS Pathog e1002185.

Saunders DG, Dagdas YF, Talbot NJ (2010) Spatial uncoupling of mitosis and cytokinesis during appressorium-mediated plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Cell 22(7):2417-28.