Hiroyuki Hirai
  • Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph. D in Bioscience, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, 2012

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher in Department of Biosciences, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, Nagahama, Japan

Publications (since 2011)

  1. Katsuragi, Y., Takai, R., Furukawa, T., Hirai, H., Morimoto, T., Katayama, T., Murakami, T. and Che, F. S. (2015). CD2-1, the C-Terminal Region of Flagellin, Modulates the Induction of Immune Responses in Rice. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 28(6): 648-658.

  2. Furukawa, T., Inagaki, H., Takai, R., Hirai, H. and Che, F. S. (2014). Two distinct EF-Tu epitopes induce immune responses in rice and Arabidopsis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 27(2): 113-124.

  3. Hirai, H., Takai, R., Kondo, M., Furukawa, T., Hishiki, T., Takayama, S. and Che, F. S. (2014). Glycan moiety of flagellin in Acidovorax avenae K1 prevents the recognition by rice that causes the induction of immune responses. Plant Signal Behav 9(11): e972782.

  4. Kondo, M., Yoshida, Y., Miyata, C., Fujiwara, S., Nakajima, Y., Hirai, H., Takayama, S., Isogai, A. and Che, F. S. (2012). Genetic organization of the hrp gene cluster in Acidovorax avenae strain N1141 and a novel effector protein that elicits immune responses in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76(1): 129-138.

  5. Hirai, H., Takai, R., Iwano, M., Nakai, M., Kondo, M., Takayama, S., Isogai, A. and Che, F. S. (2011). Glycosylation regulates specific induction of rice immune responses by Acidovorax avenae flagellin. J Biol Chem 286(29): 25519-25530.

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