Laboratory of Pathogen-Plant Interactions

Research on the molecular mechanism for viral symptom induction


  • NameE-mail Address
  • Position
  • Degree
  • NAKAHARA Kenji
  • Lecturer
  • Ph.D (Agriculture)


Researchers’ directory


Selected Publications

  1. Nakahara, K.S., Masuta, C. (2014). Interaction between viral RNA silencing suppressors and host factors in plant immunity.Current Opinion in Plant Biology20: 88-95
  2. Choi, S.H., Hagiwara-Komoda, Y., Nakahara, K.S., Atsumi, G., Shimada, R., Hisa, Y., Naito, S., Uyeda, I. (2013). Quantitative and qualitative involvement of P3N-PIPO in overcoming recessive resistance against Clover yellow vein virusin pea carryingcyv1Journal of Virology 87: 7326-7337
  3. Nakahara, K.S., Masuta, C., Yamada, S., Shimura, H., Kashihara, Y., Wada, T.S., Meguro, A., Goto, K., Tadamura, K., Sueda, K., Sekiguchi, T., Shao, J., Itchoda, N., Matsumura, T., Igarashi, M., Ito, K., Carthew, R.W., Uyeda, I. (2012). Tobacco calmodulin-like protein provides secondary defense by binding to and directing degradation of virus RNA silencing suppressors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109: 10113-10118
  4. Yambao, M.L.M., Yagihashi, H., Sekiguchi, H., Sekiguchi, T., Sasaki, T., Sato, M., Atsumi, G., Tacahashi, Y., Nakahara, K.S. and Uyeda, I. (2008). Point mutations in helper component protease of clover yellow vein virus are associated with the attenuation of RNA-silencing suppression activity and symptom expression in broad bean. Archives of Virology153, 105-115.
  5. Lee, Y.S., Nakahara, K., Pham, J.W., Kim, K., He, Z., Sontheimer, E.J., and Carthew, R.W. (2004) Distinct Roles for DrosophilaDicer-1 and Dicer-2 in the siRNA/miRNA Silencing Pathways. Cell 117, 69-81.

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