Ph.D., Northwestern University 1988
B.S., National Wuhan University 1982
Dong, X. "ACD6, an ankryn-repeat protein that both regulates and is regulated by the plant hormone salicylic acid helps plants defend against pathogens." Science's STKE (February 2004). (Academic Article)
Mou, Z, Fan, W, and Dong, X. "Inducers of plant systemic acquired resistance regulate NPR1 function through redox changes." Cell 113, no. 7 (June 27, 2003): 935-944.
Zhang, Y, Goritschnig, S, Dong, X, and Li, X. "A Gain-of-Function Mutation in a Plant Disease Resistance Gene Leads to Constitutive Activation of Downstream Signal Transduction Pathways in suppressor of npr1-1, constitutive 1." Plant Cell 15, no. 11 (2003): 2636-2646. Full Text
Spoel, SH, Koornneef, A, Claessens, SMC, Korzelius, JP, Pelt, JAV, Mueller, MJ, Buchala, AJ, Métraux, J-P, Brown, R, Kazan, K, Loon, LCV, Dong, X, and Pieterse, CMJ. "NPR1 modulates cross-talk between salicylate- and jasmonate-dependent defense pathways through a novel function in the cytosol." Plant Cell 15, no. 3 (2003): 760-770. Full Text
Fan, W, and Dong, X. "In vivo interaction between NPR1 and transcription factor TGA2 leads to salicylic acid-mediated gene activation in Arabidopsis." Plant Cell 14, no. 6 (June 2002): 1377-1389.
Fan, W, and Dong, X. "In Vivo Interaction between NPR1 and transcription." Plant Cell 14 (2002): 1377-. (Academic Article)
Li, X, Clarke, JD, Zhang, Y, and Dong, X. "Activation of an EDS1-mediated R-gene pathway in the snc1 mutant leads to constitutive, NPR1-independent pathogen resistance." Mol Plant Microbe Interact 14, no. 10 (October 2001): 1131-1139. Full Text
Dong, X. "Genetic dissection of systemic acquired resistance." Curr Opin Plant Biol 4, no. 4 (August 2001): 309-314. (Review)
Clarke, JD, Aarts, N, Feys, BJ, Dong, X, and Parker, JE. "Constitutive disease resistance requires EDS1 in the Arabidopsis mutants cpr1 and cpr6 and is partially EDS1-dependent in cpr5." Plant J 26, no. 4 (May 2001): 409-420.