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  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9)

    00014

    Finland

1987 …2015
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Description of research and teaching

molecular genetics, plant pathogenic bacteria, protein secretion in bacteria

Fields of Science

  • 118 Biological sciences

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1987 2015

  • 37 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review Article

Structural Insight into How Bacteria Prevent Interference between Multiple Divergent Type IV Secretion Systems

Gillespie, J. J., Phan, I. Q. H., Scheib, H., Subramanian, S., Edwards, T. E., Lehman, S. S., Piitulainen, H., Rahman, M. S., Rennoll-Bankert, K. E., Staker, B. L., Taira, S., Stacy, R., Myler, P. J., Azad, A. F. & Pulliainen, A. T., 2015, In : mBio. 6, 6, 17 p., ARTN e01867-15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Hcp2, a secreted protein of the phytopathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000, is required for fitness for competition against bacteria and yeasts.

Haapalainen, M. L., Mosorin, H., Dorati, F., Wu, R-F., Roine, E., Taira, S., Nissinen, R., Mattinen, L., Jackson, R., Pirhonen, M. & Lin, N-C., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 194, 18, p. 4810-4822 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

HrpZ harpins from different Pseudomonas syringae pathovars differ in molecular interactions and in induction of anion channel responses in Arabidopsis thaliana suspension cells

Haapalainen, M. L., Dauphin, A., Li, C. M., Bailly, G., D, T., Briand, J., Bouteau, F. & Taira, S., 2012, In : Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 51, p. 166-174 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Functional mapping of harpin HrpZ of Pseudomonas syringae reveals the sites responsible for protein oligomerization, lipid interactions and plant defence induction

Haapalainen, M. L., Engelhardt, S., Kufner, I., Li, C. M., Nurnberger, T., Lee, J., Romantschuk, M. & Taira, S., 2011, In : Molecular Plant Pathology. 12, 2, p. 151-166 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Separable roles of the Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola accessory protein HrpZ1 in ion-conducting pore formation and activation of plant immunity

Engelhardt, S., Lee, J., Gäbler, Y., Kemmerling, B., Haapalainen, M-L., Li, C-M., Wei, Z., Keller, H., Joosten, M., Taira, S. & Nürnberger, T., 2009, In : Plant Journal. 57, 4, p. 706-717 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1999 2014

Plants (Journal)

Suvi Taira (Reviewer)
2014

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Väitöskirjan ennakkotarkastus

Suvi Taira (Pre-examiner)
2014

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Maisterin tutkielman ohjaus

Suvi Taira (Supervisor)
2013

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Väitöskirjan ennakkotarkastus

Suvi Taira (Pre-examiner)
2013

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Pro gradu työn ohjaus

Suvi Taira (Co-supervisor)
2012

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Press / Media

Haastattelu artikkelia varten: Kun sika syö geeniruokaa

Suvi Taira

01/07/2007

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media