Ren, Dongtao
Ph.D., Professor
Tel:86-10-62733794 (O);86-10-62732672 (L)
Areas of Expertise:Plant Cell signaling transduction
Research of Special Interest
Publications      *Correspondence Author

Lei L., Li Y., Wang Q., Xu J., Chen Y., Yang H., Ren D* (2014) Activation of MKK9-MPK3/MPK6 enhances phosphate acquisition in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytol, DOI:10:1111/nph.12872.

Xu, J., Yang, K.-Y., Yoo, S. J., Liu, Y., Ren, D., Zhang, S. (2014). Reactive oxygen species in signaling the transcriptional activation of WIPK expression in tobacco. Plant, Cell & Environ, n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1111/pce.12271

Xu, J., Xie, J., Yan, C., Zou, X., Ren, D., & Zhang, S. (2014). A chemical genetic approach demonstrates that MPK3/MPK6 activation and NADPH oxidase-mediated oxidative burst are two independent signaling events in plant immunity.  Plant J, 77, 222-234.

Li L., Li Y., Zhang L., Xu C., Su T., Ren D., Yang H (2012)
Sucrose induces rapid activation of CfSAPK, a mitogen-activated protein kinase, in Cephalostachyum fuchsianum Gamble cells. Plant, Cell & Environ, 345, 1428-1439.

Su T., Xu J., Li Y., Lei L., Zhao L., Yang H., Feng J., Liu G., Ren D* (2011) Glutathione-Indole-3-Acetonitrile Is Required for Camalexin Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 23, 364-380 .

Yang X., Chen Z., Xu Tao., Qu Z., Pan X., Qin X., Ren D., Liu G (2011) The Arabidopsis Kinesin KP1 Specifically Interacts with VDAC3, a Mitochondrial Protein, and is Required for Respiratory Regulation during Seed Germination at Low Temperature. Plant Cell. 23,1093-1106.

Wang Y., Li J., Hou S., Wang X., Li Y., Ren D., Chen S., Tang X., Zhou J (2010) A Pseudomonas syringae ADP-Ribosyltransferase Inhibits Arabidopsis Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Kinases. Plant Cell. 22, 2033-2044.

Wang P., Du Y., Li Y., Ren D., Song C (2010) Hydrogen Peroxide–Mediated Activation of MAP Kinase 6 Modulates Nitric Oxide Biosynthesis and Signal Transduction in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 22, 2981-2998

Xie Y., Li W., Guo D., Dong J., Zhang Q., Ren D., Peng M., Xia Y (2010) Arabidopsis Sigma Factor-Binding protein 1 plays a role in salicylate- and jasmonate- mediated defense responses.  Plant Cell Environ. 33, 828-838

Xu X., Zhou Y., Wei S., Ren D., Yang M., Bu H., Kang M.,  Wang J., Feng J. (2009) Molecular cloning and expression of a Cu/Zn containing superoxide dismutase from Thellungiella halophila. Mol. Cells. 27,423-428.

Xu T., Qu Z., Yang X., Qin X., Xiong J., Wang Y., Ren D*., Liu G*. (2009) A cotton kinesin GhKCH2 interacts with both microtubules and microfilaments. Biochem J. 421, 171-80.

Xu J., Li Y., Wang Y., Liu H., Lei L., Yang H., Liu G., Ren D*. (2008) Activation of MAP kinase kinase 9 induces ethylene and camalexin biosynthesis, and enhances sensitivity to salt stress in Arabidopsis.  J Biol Chem.  283, 26996-27006 .

Ren D., Liu Y., Yang K., Han L., Mao G., Glazebrook J., Zhang S. (2008) A fungal-responsive MAPK regulates phytoalexin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad.Sci. USA. 105, 5638-5643.

Liu H., Wang Y., Xu J., Su T., Liu G., Ren,D.* (2008) Ethylene signalling is required for the acceleration of cell death induced by the activation of AtMEK5 in Arabidopsis. Cell Res,  18,422-432. .

Xu T., Sun X., Jiang S., Ren D., Liu G (2007) Cotton GhKCH2, a plant-specific kinesin, is low-affinitive and nucleotide-independent as binding to microtubule.  J  Biochem  Mol Biol. 40, 723-730

Li X., Wang H., Xu T., Cao Q., Ren D., Liu G. (2007) Molecular cloning, expression and biochemical property analysis of AtKP1, a kinesin gene from Arabidopsis thaliana.  Chinese Science Bulletin, 52,1338-1346.

Liu Y., Ren D., Pike S., Pallardy S., Gassmann  W., Zhang S. (2007) Chloroplast-generated reactive oxygen species are involved in hypersensitive response-like cell death mediated by a mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade.  Plant J, 51,941-954

Cao Z., Zhang J., Li Y.,  Xu X.,  Liu, G.,  Bhattacharrya M., Yang H*., Ren D* (2007) Preparation of polyclonal antibody specific for AtPLC4, an Arabidopsis phosphatidylinositol specific phospholipase C in rabbits. Protein Expression and purification.  52, 306-312.

Jiang S.,  Li M., Xu T., Ren D., Liu, G (2007)  Two Kinesins from Arabidopsis, KatB and KatC, Have a Second Microtubule-Binding Site in the Tail Domain. J Biochem Mol Biol. 40, 44-52.

Ren D., Yang K., Li G., Liu Y., Zhang S. (2006) Activation of Ntf4, a tobacco mitogen-activated protein kinase, during plant defense response and its involvement in hypersensitive response-like cell death. Plant Physiol. 141, 1482-1493.

Xu X., Cao Z.,  Liu G.,  Bhattacharrya Madan., Ren D.* (2004) Cloning and expression of AtPLC6, a gene encoding a phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C in Arabidopsis thaliana. Chinese Science Bulletin, 49, 567-573.

Liu A., Zhang S., Xu X., Ren D., Liu G (2004) Soluble expression and characterization of a GFP-fused pea actin isoform (PEAc1). Cell Res. 14 , 407-414.

Liu H., Wang Y., Zhou T., Sun Y., Liu G., Ren D*  (2004) Constitutive activation of AtMEK5, a MAPK kinase, induces salicylic acid-independent cell death in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Chinese Science Bulletin, 49 , 2594-2600

Zhang S., Ren D., Xu X., Liu G (2004) Prokaryotic expression and characterization of a pea actin isoform (PEAc1) fused to GFP.  Chinese Science Bulletin.  49, 915-926.

Guo H., Cao Q., Ren D., Liu G., Duan J., Li Z., Zhang D., Han X. (2003) Measurements of leucocyte membrane elasticity based on the optical tweezers. Chinese Science Bulletin. 48, 503-507

Ren D., Yang H., Zhang S. (2002) Cell death mediated by MAPK is associated with hydrogen peroxide production in Arabidopsis. J Biol Chem. 277, 559-565.