Shigemi Seo's CV

1995 Science and Technology Special Researcher at Science and Technology Agency, Japan
1996 Graduate School of Agriculture, Tsukuba University, Japan
1998 Postdoc at Science and Technology Agency, Japan
2002 Researcher at National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), Japan
2006 Chief Researcher at NIAS

Academic societies
The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists
The Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation of Plants
The Phytopathological Society of Japan
Pesticide Science Society of Japan
American Society of Plant Biologists
The American Phytopathological Society

Original papers
Reviews and books

Original papers
69. Fujimoto, T., Mizukubo, T., Abe, H., Seo, S.* Sclareol induces plant resistance to root-knot nematode partially through ethylene-dependent enhancement of lignin accumulation. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact . in press (*corresponding author)

68.  Hasegawa, M.*, Mitsuhara, I.*, Seo, S.*, Okada, K., Yamane, H., Iwai, T., Ohashi, Y. (2014) Analysis on blast fungus-responsive characters of a flavonoid phytoalexin sakuranetin; accumulation in infected rice leaves, antifungal activity and detoxification by fungus. Molecules 19: 11404-11418.(*co-first authors)

67.  Abe, H., Tateishi, K., Seo, S., Kugimiya, S., Yokota-Hirai, M., Sawada, Y., Murata, Y., Yara, K., Shimoda, T., Kobayashi, M. (2013) Disarming the jasmonate-dependent plant defense makes nonhost Arabidopsis plants accessible to the American serpentine leafminer. Plant Physiol. 163: 1242-1253.

66.  Katous, S., Asakura, N., Kojima, T., Mitsuhara, I., Seo, S. (2013) Transcriptome analysis of WIPK/SIPK-suppressed plants reveals induction by wounding of disease resistance-related genes prior to the accumulation of salicylic acid. Plant Cell Physiol. 54: 1005-1015.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pct055

65.  Kawazu, K., Mochizuki, A., Sugeno, W., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I. (2013) Differences in the susceptibility of five herbivore species and developmental stages to tomato resistance induced by methyl jasmonate treatment. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7: 415-422.
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-013-9257-00

64.  Oka, K., Kobayashi, M., Mitsuhara, I., Seo, S.* (2013) Jasmonic acid negatively regulates resistance to Tobacco mosaic virus in tobacco. Plant Cell Physiol. 54: 1999-2010. (*corresponding author)
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pct137

63.  Oka, K., Amano, Y., Katou, S., Seo, S., Kawazu, K., Mochizuki, A., Kuchitsu, K., Mitsuhara, I. (2013) Tobacco MAP kinase phosphatase (NtMKP1) negatively regulates wound response and induced resistance against necrotrophic pathogens and lepidopteran herbivores. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 26: 668-675.

62.  Tamaoki, D., Seo, S., Yamada, S., Kano, A., Miyamoto, A., Shishido, H., Miyoshi, S., Taniguchi, S., Akimitsu, K., Gomi, K. (2013) Jasmonic acid and salicylic acid activate a common defense system in rice. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8: e24260
DOI:10.4161/psb.24260 61.  Seo, S.*, Gomi, K., Kaku, H., Abe, H., Seto, H., Nakaho, K., Nakatsu, S., Neya, M., Kobayashi, M., Ichinose, Y., Mitsuhara, I., and Ohashi, Y. (2012) Identification of natural diterpenes that inhibit bacterial wilt disease in tobacco, tomato and Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. in press (*corresponding author)

60.  Abe, H., Tomitaka, Y., Shimoda, T., Seo, S., Sakurai, T., Kugimiya, S., Tsuda, S., and Kobayashi, M. (2012) Antagonistic plant defense system regulated by phytohormones assists interactions among vector insect, thrips and a tospovirus. Plant Cell Physiol. 53:204-212
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcr173

59.  Kawazu, K., Mochizuki, A., Sato, Y., Sugeno, W., Murata, M., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I. (2012) Different expression profiles of jasmonic acid and salicylic acid inducible genes in the tomato plant against herbivores with various feeding modes. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 6:221-230.
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-011-9174-z

58.  Imai, T., Ohashi, Y., Mitsuhara, I., Seo, S., Toshima, H., and Hasegawa, M. (2012) Identification of a degradation intermediate of the momilactone a rice phytoalexin by the rice blast fungus. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 76:414-416.
DOI: 10.1271/bbb.110756

57.  Seo, S.*, Mitsuhara, I.*, Feng, J., Iwai, T., Hasegawa, M., and Ohashi, Y. (2011)  Cyanide, a co-product of plant hormone ethylene biosynthesis, contributes to the resistance of rice to blast fungus. Plant Physiol. 155: 502-514. (*co-first authors)
DOI: 10.1104/pp.110.162412

56.  Hasegawa,M.*, Mitsuhara, I.*, Seo, S.*, Iwai, T., Koga, J., Okada, K., Yamane, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2010) Phytoalexin accumulation in the interaction between rice and the blast fungus. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 23: 1000-1011. (*co-first authors)
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-23-8-1000

55.  Kobayashi, M.*, Seo, S.*,**, Hirai, K., Yamamoto-Katou, A., Katou, S., Seto, H., Meshi, T., Mitsuhara, I., and Ohashi, Y. (2010) Silencing of WIPK and SIPK mitogen-activated protein kinases reduces Tobacco mosaic virus accumulation but permits systemic viral spread in tobacco possessing the N resistance gene. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 23:1032-1041. (*co-first authors; **corresponding author)
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-23-8-1032

54.  Kobayashi, M., Ishihama, N., Yoshioka, H., Takabatake, R., Tsuda, S., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., and Mitsuhara, I. (2010) Analyses of the cis-regulatory regions responsible for the transcriptional activation of the N resistance gene by Tobacco mosaic virus. J. Phytopathol. 158: 826-828.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2010.01686.x

53.  Hiraga, S., Sasaki, K., Hibi, T., Yoshida, H., Uchida, E., Kosugi, S., Kato, T., Mie, T., Ito, H., Katou, S., Seo, S., Matsui, H., Ohashi, Y., and Mitsuhara, I. (2009) Involvement of two rice ETHYLENE INSENSITIVE3-LIKE genes in wound signaling. Mol. Gen. Genomics 282: 517-529.
DOI: 10.1007/s00438-009-0483-1

52.  Abe, H., Shimoda, T., Ohnishi, J., Kugimiya, S., Narusaka, M., Seo, S., Narusaka, Y., Tsuda, S., and Kobayashi, M. (2009) Jasmonate-dependent plant defense restricts thrips performance and preference. BMC Plant Biol. 9: 97.
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-9-97

51.  Narusaka, M., Kawai, K., Izawa, N., Seki, M., Shinozaki, K., Seo, S., Kobayashi, M., Shiraishi, T., and Narusaka, Y. (2008) Gene coding for SigA-binding protein from Arabidopsis appears to be transcriptionally up-regulated by salicylic acid and NPR1-dependent mechanisms. J. Gen. Plant Pathol. 74: 345-354.
DOI: 10.1007/s10327-008-0117-1

50.  Abe, H, Ohnishi, J., Narusaka, M., Seo, S., Narusaka, Y., Tsuda, S., and Kobayashi, M. (2008) Arabidopsis: Thrips system for analysis of plant response to insect feeding. Plant Signaling & Behavior 3: 446-447.
DOI: 10.4161/psb.3.7.5556

49.  Marten, H., Hyun, T., Gomi, K., Seo, S., Hedrich, R., and Roelfsema, M.R.G. (2008) Silencing of NtMPK4 impairs CO2-induced stomatal closure, activation of anion channels and cytosolic Ca2+-signals in Nicotiana tabacum guard cells. Plant J. 55: 698-708.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03542.x

48.  Hase, S., Takahashi, S., Takenaka, S., Nakaho, K., Arie, T., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., and Takahashi, H. (2008) Involvement of jasmonic acid signaling in bacterial wilt disease resistance induced by biocontrol agent Pythium oligandrum in tomato. Plant Pathology 57: 870-876.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2008.01858.x

47.  Ishihara, T., Sekine, K.-T., Hase, S., Kanayama, Y., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., Kusano, T., Shibata, D., Shah, J., and Takahashi, H. (2008) Overexpression of the Arabidopsis thaliana EDS5 gene enhances resistance to viruses. Plant Biology 10: 451-461.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.2008.00050.x

46.  Yara, A., Yaeno, T., Montillet, J.-L., Hasegawa, M., Seo, S., Kusumi, K., and Iba, K. (2008) Enhancement of disease resistance to Magnaporthe grisea in rice by accumulation of hydroxy linoleic acid. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 370: 344-347.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.03.083

45.  Mitsuhara, I., Iwai, T., Seo, S., Yanagawa, Y., Kawahigasi, H., Hirose, S., Ohkawa, Y., and Ohashi, Y (2008) Characteristic expression of twelve rice PR1 family genes in response to pathogen infection, wounding, and defense-related signal compounds. Mol. Genet. Genomics 279: 415-427.
DOI: 10.1007/s00438-008-0322-9

44.  Abe, H., Ohnishi, J., Narusaka, M., Seo, S., Narusaka, Y., Tsuda, S., and Kobayashi, M. (2008) Function of jasmonate in response and tolerance of Arabidopsis to thrip feeding. Plant Cell Physiol. 49: 68-80.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm168

43.  Hibi, T., Kosugi, S., Iwai, T., Kawata, Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., and Ohashi, Y. (2007) Involvement of EIN3 homologues in basic PR gene expression and flower development in tobacco plants. J. Exp. Bot. 58: 3671-3678.
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erm216

42.  Sasaki, K., Yuichi, O., Hiraga, S., Gotoh, Y., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Ito, H., Matsui, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2007) Characterization of two rice peroxidase promoters that respond to blast fungus-infection. Mol. Genet. Genomics 278: 709-722.
DOI: 10.1007/s00438-007-0286-1

41.  Yara, A., Yaeno, T., Hasegawa, M., Seto, H., Montillet, J.-L., Kusumi, K., Seo, S., and Iba, K. (2007) Disease resistance against Magnaporthe grisea is enhanced in transgenic rice with suppression of ω-3 fatty acid desaturases. Plant Cell Physiol. 48: 1263-1274.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm107

40.  Sasaki, K., Mitsuhara, I., Seo, S., Ito, H., Mastui, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2007) Two novel AP2/ERF domain proteins interact with cis-element VWRE for wound-induced expression of the Tobacco tpoxN1 gene. Plant J. 50: 1079-1092.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2007.03111.x

39.  Iwai, T. Seo, S.*, Mitsuhara, I. and Ohashi, Y. (2007) Probenazole-induced accumulation of salicylic acid confers resistance to Magnaporthe grisea in adult rice plants. Plant Cell Physiol. 48: 915-924. (*corresponding author)
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm062

38.  Takabatake, R., Ando, Y., Seo, S., Katou, S., Tsuda, S., Ohashi, Y. and Mitsuhara, I. (2007) MAP kinases function at the downstream of HSP90 and upstream of mitochondria in TMV-resistance gene N-mediated hypersensitive cell death. Plant Cell Physiol. 48: 498-510.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm021

37.  Takahashi, F., Yoshida, R., Ichimura, K., Mizoguchi, T., Seo, S., Yonezawa, M., Maruyama, K., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., and Shinozaki, K. (2007) Dissecting the jasmonate signaling pathway by a novel MAP kinase cascade, MKK3-MPK6, in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 19: 805-818.
DOI: 10.1105/tpc.106.046581

36.  Takabatake, R., Karita, E., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Kuchitsu, K., and Ohashi, Y. (2007) Pathogen-induced calmodulin isoforms in basal resistance against bacterial and fungal pathogens in tobacco. Plant Cell Physiol. 48: 414-423.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm011

35.  Obara, N., Mistuhara, I., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y. and Hasegawa, M., and Matsuura, Y. (2007) Mechanism of PR gene expression by treatment of tobacco leaves with yeast extract (AGREVO EX). Jpn J. Phytopathol. 73: 94-101.
DOI: 10.3186/jjphytopath.73.94

34.  Katou, S., Kuroda, K., Seo, S., Yanagawa, Y., Tsuge, T., Yamazaki, M., Miyao, A., Hirochika, H., Ohashi, Y. (2007) A calmodulin-binding mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase is induced by wounding and regulates the activities of stress-related mitogen-activated protein kinases in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 48: 332-344.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm007

33.  Seo, S.*,**, Katou, S.*, Seto, H., Gomi, K., and Ohashi, Y. (2007) The mitogen-activated protein kinases WIPK and SIPK regulate the levels of jasmonic and salicylic acids in wounded tobacco plants. Plant J. 49: 899-909. (*co-first authors; **corresponding author)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2006.03003.x

32.  Kuroda, K., Sasaki, K., Iwai, T., Yazaki, Y., Hiraga, S., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Minami, E., and Ohashi, Y. (2006) Rapid defense gene expression in both resistant and susceptible rice cultivars by elicitor(s) originating from conidia of blast fungus -basal resistance response before fungal penetration into host cells. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol. 69: 13-25.
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmpp.2006.12.003

31.  Iwai, T., Miyasaka, A, Seo, S., and Ohashi, Y. (2006) Contribution of ethylene biosynthesis for resistance to blast fungus infection in young rice plants. Plant Physiol. 142: 1202-1215.
DOI: 10.1104/pp.106.085258

30.  Ogawa, D., Nakajima, N., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Kamada, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2006) The phenylalanine pathway is the main route of salicylic acid biosynthesis in Tobacco mosaic virus-infected tobacco leaves. Plant Biotechnol . 23: 395-398.

29.  Sasaki, K., Ito, H., Mitsuhara, I., Hiraga, S., Seo, S., Matsui, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2006) A novel wound-responsive cis-elements, VWRE, of the vascular sy stem-specific expression of of a tobacco peroxidase gene, tpoxN1. Plant Mol. Biol. 62: 753-768.
DOI: 10.1007/s11103-006-9055-5

28.  Takabatake, R., Seo, S., Ito, N., Gotoh, Y., Mitsuhara, I., and Ohashi, Y. (2006) Involvement of wound-induced receptor-like protein kinase in wound signal transduction in tobacco plants. Plant J. 47: 249-257.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2006.02781.x

27.  Takabatake, R., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Tsuda, S., and Ohashi, Y. (2006) Accumulation of the two transcripts for the N gene, conferring resistance to tobacco mosaic virus, is likely important for N gene-dependent hypersensitive cell death. Plant Cell Physiol. 47: 254-261.

26.  Gomi, K., Ogawa, D., Katou, S., Kamada, H., Nakajima, N., Saji, H., Soyano, T., Sasabe, M., Machida, Y., Mitsuhara, I., Ohashi, Y., and Seo, S.* (2005) A mitogen-activated protein kinase NtMPK4 activated by SIPKK Is required for jasmonic acid signaling and involved in ozone tolerance via stomatal movement in tobacco. Plant Cell Physiol. 46: 1902-1914. (*corresponding author)
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pci211

25.  Katou, S., Yamakawa, H., Karita, E., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Kuchitsu, K., and Ohashi, Y. (2005) Catalytic activation of plant MAPK phosphatase NtMKP1 by its physiological substrate SIPK, but not by calmodulins. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 39569-39581.
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M508115200

24.  Shirasawa-Seo, N., Sano, Y, Nakamura, S., Murakami, T., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., Hashimoto, Y., and Matsumoto, T. (2005) Characteristics of the promoters derived from the single-stranted DNA components of Milk vetch dwarf virus in transgenic tobacco. J. Gene. Virol. 86: 1851-1860.
DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.80790-0

23.  Shirasawa-Seo, N., Sano, Y, Nakamura, S., Murakami, T, Gotoh, Y., Naito, Y., Hsia, C.-N., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., and Kosugi, S., and Ohashi, Y. (2005) The promoter of Milk vetch dwarf virus component 8 confers effective gene expression in both dicot and monocot plants. Plant Cell Rep. 24: 155-163.
DOI: 10.1007/s00299-005-0917-0

22.  Sasaki, K., Iwai, T., Hiraga, S., Kuroda, K., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Miyasaka, A., Iwano, M., Ito, H., Matsui, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2004) Ten rice peroxidases redundantly respond to multiple stresses including infection with rice blast fungus. Plant Cell Physiol. 45: 1442-1452.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pch165

21.  Ohashi, Y., Mitsuhara, I., Murakami, T., and Seo, S. (2004) Rapid down and upward translocation of salicylic acid in tobacco plants. Plant Biotechnol. 21: 95-101.

20.  Yamakawa, H., Katou, S., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Kamada, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2004) Plant mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase interacts with calmodulins. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 928-936.
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M310277200

19.  Takahashi, Y., Berberich, T., Miyazaki, A., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., and Kusano, T. (2003) Spermine signalling in tobacco: activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases by spermine is mediated through mitochondrial dysfunction. Plant J. 36: 820-829.
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-313X.2003.01923x

18.  Seo, S., Seto, H., Koshino, H., Yoshida, S., and Ohashi, Y. (2003) A diterpene as an endogenous signal for the activation of defense responses to tobacco mosaic virus infection and wounding in tobacco. Plant Cell 15: 863-873.
DOI: 10.1105/tpc.010231

17.  Ito, N., Takabatake, R., Seo, S., Hiraga, S., Mitsuhara, I., and Ohashi, Y. (2002) Induced expression of a temperature-sensitive leucine-rich repeat receptor-like protein kinase gene by hypersensitive cell death and wounding in tobacco plant carrying the N resistance gene. Plant Cell Physiol. 43: 266-274.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcf031

16.  Sasaki, K., Hiraga, S., Ito, H., Seo, S., Matsui, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2002) A wound-inducible tobacco peroxidase gene expresses preferentially in the vascular system. Plant Cell Physiol. 43: 108-117.
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcf013

15.  Yamakawa, H., Mitsuhara I., Ito, N., Seo, S., Kamada, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2001) Transcriptionally and post-transcriptionally regulated response of 13 calmodulin genes to tobacco mosaic virus-induced cell death and wounding in tobacco plant. Eur. J. Biochem. 268: 3916-3929.
DOI: 10.1046/j.1432-1327.2001.02301.x

14.  Watanabe, T., Seo, S., and Sakai, S. (2001) Wound-induced expression of a gene for 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate synthase and ethylene production are regulated by both reactive oxygen species and jasmonic acid in Cucurbita maxima. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 39: 121-127.
DOI: 10.1016/S0981-9428(00)01224-9

13.  Seo, S., Seto, H., Yamakawa, H., and Ohashi, Y. (2001) Transient accumulation of jasmonic acid during the synchronized hypersensitive cell death in tobacco mosaic virus-infected tobacco leaves. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 14: 261-264.
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI.2001.14.2.261

12.  Ueda, T., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., and Hashimoto, J. (2000) Circadian and senescence-enhanced expression of a tobacco cystein protease gene. Plant Mol. Biol. 44: 649-657.
DOI: 10.1023/A:1026546004942

11.  Kodama, H., Nishiuchi, T., Seo, S., Ohashi, Y., and Iba, K. (2000) Possible involvement of protein phosphorylation in the wound-responsive expression of Arabidopsis plastid ω-3 fatty acid desaturase gene. Plant Sci. 155: 153-160.
DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9452(00)00210-7

10.  Seo, S., Okamoto, M, Iwai, T., Iwano, M., Fukui, K., Isogai, A., Nakajima, N., and Ohashi, Y. (2000) Reduced levels of chloroplast FtsH protein in tobacco mosaic virus-infected tobacco leaves accelerate the hypersensitive reaction. Plant Cell 12: 917-932.
DOI: 10.1105/tpc.12.6.917

9.  Hiraga, S., Ito, H., Yamakawa, H., Ohtsubo, N., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Matsui, H., Honma, M., and Ohashi, Y. (2000) An HR-induced tobacco peroxidase gene is responsive to spermine, but not to salicylate, methyl jasmonate, and ethephon. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 13: 210-216.
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI.2000.13.2.210

8.  Seo, S., Sano, H., and Ohashi, Y. (1999) Jasmonate-based wound signal transduction requires activation of WIPK, a tobacco mitogen-activated protein kinase. Plant Cell 11: 289-298.
DOI: 10.1105/tpc/11.2.289

7.  Ohtsubo, N., Mitsuhara, I., Koga, M., Seo, S., and Ohashi, Y. (1999) Ethylene promotes the necrotic lesion formation and basic PR gene expression in TMV-infected tobacco. Plant Cell Physiol. 40: 808-817.

6.  Ito, N., Seo, S., Ohtsubo, N., Nakagawa, H., and Ohashi, Y. (1999) Involvement of proteasome-ubiquitin system in wound-signaling in tobacco plants. Plant Cell Physiol. 40: 355-360.

5.   Niki, T., Mitsuhara, I., Seo, S., Ohtsubo, N., and Ohashi, Y. (1998) Antagonistic effect of salicylic acid and jasmonic acid on the expression of pathogenesis-related (PR) protein genes in wounded mature tobacco leaves. Plant Cell Physiol. 39: 500-507.

4.   Sano, H., Seo, S., Koizumi, N., Niki, T., Iwamura, H., and Ohashi, Y. (1996) Regulation by cytokinins of endogenous levels of jasmonic and salicylic acids in mechanically wounded tobacco plants. Plant Cell Physiol. 37: 762-769.

3.   Seo, S., Okamoto, M., Seto, H., Ishizuka, K., Sano, H., and Ohashi, Y. (1995) Tobacco MAP kinase: A possible mediator in wound signal transduction pathways. Science 270: 1988-1992.
DOI:  10.1126/science.270.5244.1988

2.   Seo, S., Ishizuka, K., and Ohashi, Y. (1995) Induction of salicylic acid b-glucosidase in tobacco leaves by exogenous salicylic acid. Plant Cell Physiol. 36: 447-453.

1.   Sano, H., Seo, S., Orudgev, E., Youssefian, S., Ishizuka, K., and Ohashi, Y. (1994) Expression of the gene for a small GTP binding protein in transgenic tobacco elevates endogenous cytokinin levels, abnormally induces salicylic acid in response to wounding, and increases response to tobacco mosaic virus infection. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91: 10556-10560.

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Reviews and books
Note: Only reviews and books written in English are listed below.

Ohashi, Y., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I., Yamakawa, H., and Takabatake, R. (2004). Signal transduction in TMV-infected and wounded tobacco plants. Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Plant Parasitism and Defense. Tsuyumu, S., Leach, J.E., Shiraishi, T., and Wolpert, T., ed., APS press 249-257.
ISBN: 978-0-89054-323-8

Ohashi, Y., Seo, S., Mitsuhara, I. Yamakawa, H., and Ito, N. (2001) Signaling Pathways for TMV- and Wound-Induced Resistance in Tobacco Plants. Delivery and Perception of Pathogen signals in Plants. Keen, N.T., Mayama, S., Leach, J.E., and Tsuyumu, S., ed., APS press 122-129.
ISBN: 978-0-89054-259-0

Seo, S. and Ohashi, Y. (1999) Mitogen-activated protein kinases and wound stress. Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation. Hirt, H., ed.: MAP Kinases in Plant Signal Transduction. ISBN: 9783540656258

Seo, S., Sano, H., and Ohashi, Y. (1997) Jasmonic acid in wound signal transdunction pathways. Physiol. Plant. 101: 740-745.
DOI: 10.111/j.1399-3054.1997.tb01058x

Seo, S., Sano, H., and Ohashi, Y. (1997) Transgenic manipulation of signaling pathways of plant resistance to pathogen attack. Biotechnol. Ann. Rev. 3: 197-225.

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2007 Young Researcher Award of Agriculture, Forestory, and Fisheries for Shigemi Seo

2006 Young Scientist Award of Science and Technology Minister for Shigemi Seo

2005 JSPCMB Excellent Paper Award for our paper [Ohashi et al. (2004) Plant Biotechnol. 21: 95-101]

2001 The JSPP Plant and Cell Physiology Award for the Paper of Excellence for two our papers [Niki et al. Plant Cell Physiol. (1998) 39: 500-507; Ohtsubo et al.  (1999) Plant Cell Physiol. 40: 808-817]

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