1. Andreasson E, Jenkins T, Brodersen P, Thorgrimsen S, Petersen NH, Zhu S, Qiu JL, Micheelsen P, Rocher A, Petersen M, Newman MA, Bjorn Nielsen H, Hirt H, Somssich I, Mattsson O, Mundy J. (2005)
    The MAP kinase substrate MKS1 is a regulator of plant defense responses.
    EMBO J. 14 , 2579-89.
  2. Veronese, P., Nakagami, H., Bluhm, B., AbuQamar, S., Chen, X., Salmeron, J., Dietrich, R.A., Hirt, H. and Mengiste T. (2006)
    The Membrane-Anchored BOTRYTIS INDUCED KINASE1 Has Distinct Roles in Arabidopsis Resistance to Necrotrophic and Biotrophic Pathogens.
    Plant Cell 18, 257-73
  3. Fernandez-Pascual M, Lucas MM, de Felipe MR, Bosca L, Hirt H, Golvano MP. (2006)
    Involvement of mitogen-activated protein kinases in the symbiosis Bradyrhizobium-Lupinus.
    J Exp Bot. 57, 2735-42.
  4. Daxberger, A., Nemak, A., Mithöfer, A., Fliegmann, J., Ligterink, W., Hirt, H., Ebel, J. (2007)
    Activation of members of a MAPK module in ß-glucan elicitor-mediated non-host resistance of soybean.
    Planta 6, 1559-71.
  5. Brader, G., Djamei, A., Teige, M., Palva, T. Hirt, H. (2007)
    The MAP kinase kinase MKK2 affects diseasse resistance in Arabidopsis.
    Mol. Plant Micr. Int. 20, 589-596.
  6. Schweighofer, A., Kazanaviciute, V., Scheikl, E., Teige, M., Doczi, R., Hirt, H., Schwanninger, M., Kant, M., Schuurink, R., Mauch, F., Buchala, A., Cardinale, F., and Meskiene I. (2007)
    The PP2C-Type Phosphatase AP2C1 Negatively Regulates MPK4 and MPK6 and Modulates Innate Immunity and Jasmonic Acid and Ethylene Levels in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Cell 7, 2213-24.
  7. Kemmerling, B., Schwedt, A., Rodriguez, P., Mazzotta, S., Frank, M., Abu Qamar, S., Mengiste, T., Betsuyaku, S., Parker, J.E., Müssig, K., Thomma, B.P.H.J., Albrecht, C., de Vries, S., Hirt, H., and Nürnberger T. (2007)  
    The BRI1-Associated Kinase 1, BAK1, Has a Brassinolide-Independent Role in Plant Cell-Death Control.
    Current Biol. 17, 1116–1122
  8. Dóczi, R., Brader, G., Pettkó-Szandtner, A., Rajh, I., Djamei, A., Pitzschke, A., Teige, M., and Hirt, H. (2007)
    The Arabidopsis MAP Kinase Kinase MKK3 is Upstream of Group C MAP Kinases and Participates in Pathogen-Signaling.
    Plant Cell, 19, 3266-3279.
  9. Djamei, A., Pitzschke, A., Nakagami, H., Rajh, I., and Hirt, H. (2007)
    Trojan horse strategy in Agrobacterium transformation by abusing MAPK defence signalling.
    Science, 318, 453-456.
  10. Schikora, A., Carreri, A., Charpentier, E., Hirt, H. (2008)
    The dark side of the salad : Salmonella typhimurium overcomes the innate immune response of Arabidiopsis thaliana and shows an endopathogenic lifestyle.
    PLOS One, 3:e2279.
  11. Pitzschke A, Schikora A, Hirt H (2009) PMID: 19608449
    MAPK cascade signalling networks in plant defence.
    Curr Opin Plant Biol. 12:421-6.
  12. Pitzschke, A., Djamei, A., Teige, M., Hirt, H. (2009) PMID: 19820165
    VIP1 response elements mediate mitogen-activated protein kinase 3-induced stress gene expression.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106:18414-9.
  13. Bartels, S., Anderson, J., Gonzalez Besteiro, M., Carreri, A., Hirt, H., Buchala, A., Metraux, J.-P., Peck, S., Ulm, R. (2009) PMID: 19789277
    MAP KINASE PHOSPHATASE1 and PROTEIN TYROSINE PHOSPHATASE1 Are Repressors of Salicylic Acid and SNC1-Mediated Responses in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Cell 9:2884-97.
  14. Pitzschke A, Hirt H.(2010)
    New insights into an old story: Agrobacterium-induced tumour formation in plants by plant transformation.
    EMBO J. 29:1021-32
  15. Camehl I, Drzewiecki C, Vadassery J, Shahollari B, Sherameti I, Forzani C, Munnik T, Hirt H, Oelmüller R. (2011)
    The OXI1 Kinase Pathway Mediates Piriformospora indica-Induced Growth Promotion in Arabidopsis.
    PLoS Pathog. 7:e1002051.
  16. Schikora A, Virlogeux-Payant I, Bueso E, Garcia AV, Nilau T, Charrier A, Pelletier S, Menanteau P, Baccarini M, Velge P, Hirt H. (2011)
    Conservation of Salmonella infection mechanisms in plants and animals.
    PLoS One. 6:e24112.
  17. Schikora A, Garcia AV, Hirt H. (2012)
    Plants as alternative hosts for Salmonella.
    Trends Plant Sci. 17:245-9.
  18. Garcia AV, Al-Yousif M, Hirt H. (2012)
    Role of AGC kinases in plant growth and stress responses.
    Cell Mol Life Sci. 69, :3259-67.
  19. Berriri S, Garcia AV, Frei Dit Frey N, Rozhon W, Pateyron S, Leonhardt N, Montillet JL, Leung J, Hirt H, Colcombet J. (2012)
    Constitutively Active Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Versions Reveal Functions of Arabidopsis MPK4 in Pathogen Defense Signaling.
    Plant Cell 24, :4281-93.
  20. Colcombet J, Berriri S, Hirt H. (2012)
    Constitutively active MPK4 helps to clarify its role in plant immunity.
    Plant Signal Behav. 8,
  21. Hirt H (2012)
    Role of micro-organisms in adapting plants to environmental stress conditions.
    Biol. Aujourdhui 206:285-90.
  22. Montillet, J.-L., Leonhardt, N., Mondy, S., Tranchimand, S., Rumeau, D., Boudsocq, M., Garcia, A.V., Douki, T., Bigeard, J., Laurière, C., Chevalier, A., Castresana, C., Hirt, H. (2013)
    An ABA-independent oxylipin pathway controls stomatal closure and immune defense in Arabidopsis.
    PLoS Biol. 11(3):e1001513
  23. de Zelicourt A, Al-Yousif M, Hirt H.(2013)
    Rhizosphere microbes as essential partners for plant stress tolerance.
    Mol. Plant 6:242-5.
  24. Montillet, J-L., Hirt, H. (2013)
    New checkpoints in stomatal defense.
    Trends Plant Sci. 18(6):295-7.
  25. Garcia AV, Charrier A, Schikora A, Bigeard J, Pateyron S, de Tauzia-Moreau ML, Evrard A, Mithöfer A, Martin-Magniette ML, Virlogeux-Payant I, Hirt H. (2013)
    Salmonella enterica flagellin is recognized via FLS2 and activates PAMP-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Mol Plant 7:657-74.
  26. García AV, Hirt H (2014)
    Salmonella enterica induces and subverts the plant immune system.
    Front. Microbiol. 5:141.