Regine Kahmann

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Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Insights from the genome of the biotrophic fungal plant pathogen Ustilago maydis
    Jörg Kämper
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Nature 444:97-101. 2006
  2. pmc Mating and pathogenic development of the Smut fungus Ustilago maydis are regulated by one mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade
    Philip Muller
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 2:1187-99. 2003
  3. doi Two linked genes encoding a secreted effector and a membrane protein are essential for Ustilago maydis-induced tumour formation
    Gunther Doehlemann
    Deparment of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 81:751-66. 2011
  4. doi Pheromone-regulated target genes respond differentially to MAPK phosphorylation of transcription factor Prf1
    Kathi Zarnack
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 69:1041-53. 2008
  5. doi Pathogenicity determinants in smut fungi revealed by genome comparison
    Jan Schirawski
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Straße 10, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Science 330:1546-8. 2010
  6. doi Reprogramming a maize plant: transcriptional and metabolic changes induced by the fungal biotroph Ustilago maydis
    Gunther Doehlemann
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Plant J 56:181-95. 2008
  7. pmc The high-mobility-group domain transcription factor Rop1 is a direct regulator of prf1 in Ustilago maydis
    Thomas Brefort
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 4:379-91. 2005
  8. pmc A ferroxidation/permeation iron uptake system is required for virulence in Ustilago maydis
    Heiko Eichhorn
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 18:3332-45. 2006
  9. doi Physical-chemical plant-derived signals induce differentiation in Ustilago maydis
    Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 71:895-911. 2009
  10. doi Hap2 regulates the pheromone response transcription factor prf1 in Ustilago maydis
    Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Str, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 72:683-98. 2009

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Publications29

  1. ncbi Insights from the genome of the biotrophic fungal plant pathogen Ustilago maydis
    Jörg Kämper
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Nature 444:97-101. 2006
    ..Genomic analysis is, similarly, likely to open up new avenues for the discovery of virulence determinants in other pathogens...
  2. pmc Mating and pathogenic development of the Smut fungus Ustilago maydis are regulated by one mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade
    Philip Muller
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 2:1187-99. 2003
    ..Here we show that strains expressing the unphosphorylatable allele kpp2(T182A/Y184F) are severely affected in tumor induction and display defects in early infection-related differentiation...
  3. doi Two linked genes encoding a secreted effector and a membrane protein are essential for Ustilago maydis-induced tumour formation
    Gunther Doehlemann
    Deparment of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 81:751-66. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that the activity of Pit1 and Pit2 during tumour formation might be functionally linked and we discuss possibilities for a putative functional connection of the two proteins...
  4. doi Pheromone-regulated target genes respond differentially to MAPK phosphorylation of transcription factor Prf1
    Kathi Zarnack
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 69:1041-53. 2008
    ..This indicated a novel level of complexity in MAPK signalling suggesting that target genes respond differentially to MAPK phosphorylation of the respective transcription factors...
  5. doi Pathogenicity determinants in smut fungi revealed by genome comparison
    Jan Schirawski
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Straße 10, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Science 330:1546-8. 2010
    ..maydis, we demonstrate a role in virulence for four previously unknown diversity regions. This highlights the power of comparative genomics of closely related species for identification of virulence determinants...
  6. doi Reprogramming a maize plant: transcriptional and metabolic changes induced by the fungal biotroph Ustilago maydis
    Gunther Doehlemann
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Plant J 56:181-95. 2008
    ..Our data provide novel insights into the complexity of a biotrophic interaction...
  7. pmc The high-mobility-group domain transcription factor Rop1 is a direct regulator of prf1 in Ustilago maydis
    Thomas Brefort
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 4:379-91. 2005
    ..This indicates the involvement of additional components in the regulation of prf1 gene expression during pathogenic growth...
  8. pmc A ferroxidation/permeation iron uptake system is required for virulence in Ustilago maydis
    Heiko Eichhorn
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 18:3332-45. 2006
    ..These data highlight the importance of the high-affinity iron uptake system via an iron permease and a multicopper oxidase for biotrophic development in the U. maydis/maize (Zea mays) pathosystem...
  9. doi Physical-chemical plant-derived signals induce differentiation in Ustilago maydis
    Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 71:895-911. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that the early phase of communication between U. maydis and its host plant is governed by two different stimuli...
  10. doi Hap2 regulates the pheromone response transcription factor prf1 in Ustilago maydis
    Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Str, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 72:683-98. 2009
    ..In a solopathogenic strain hap2 deletion affected filamentation and the mutants showed reduced pathogenicity symptoms. These data suggest that Hap2 is a novel regulator of prf1 with additional functions after cell fusion...
  11. doi Elucidation of the complete ferrichrome A biosynthetic pathway in Ustilago maydis
    Britta Winterberg
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 75:1260-71. 2010
    ..Thus, we describe the first complete fungal siderophore biosynthetic pathway by functionally characterizing four novel genes responsible for ferrichrome A biosynthesis in U. maydis...
  12. pmc An Ustilago maydis gene involved in H2O2 detoxification is required for virulence
    Lazaro Molina
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 19:2293-309. 2007
    ..Deletion mutants of these genes were attenuated in virulence. These results suggest that U. maydis is using its Yap1-controlled H(2)O(2) detoxification system for coping with early plant defense responses...
  13. pmc Pep1, a secreted effector protein of Ustilago maydis, is required for successful invasion of plant cells
    Gunther Doehlemann
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000290. 2009
    ..maydis Deltapep1 mutant. Based on these results, we conclude that Pep1 has a conserved function essential for establishing compatibility that is not restricted to the U. maydis / maize interaction...
  14. doi A seven-WD40 protein related to human RACK1 regulates mating and virulence in Ustilago maydis
    Lei Wang
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse 10, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 81:1484-98. 2011
    ..This could be partially rescued by constitutive expression of the b heterodimer. These data suggest that rak1 is a regulator of rop1 expression with additional roles after cell fusion...
  15. doi Metabolic priming by a secreted fungal effector
    Armin Djamei
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Straße 10, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Nature 478:395-8. 2011
    ..Secreted chorismate mutases are found in many plant-associated microbes and might serve as general tools for host manipulation...
  16. pmc Sho1 and Msb2-related proteins regulate appressorium development in the smut fungus Ustilago maydis
    Daniel Lanver
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 22:2085-101. 2010
    ..These data suggest that Sho1 and the transmembrane mucin Msb2 are involved in plant surface sensing in U. maydis...
  17. doi The dual specificity phosphatase Rok1 negatively regulates mating and pathogenicity in Ustilago maydis
    Maurizio Di Stasio
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department Organismic Interactions, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 73:73-88. 2009
    ..Overexpression of rok1 reduced conjugation hyphae formation and strongly attenuated pathogenicity. This places Rok1 in a negative feedback loop regulating Kpp2 and Kpp6 activity upon pheromone stimulation and plant colonization...
  18. doi The use of FLP-mediated recombination for the functional analysis of an effector gene family in the biotrophic smut fungus Ustilago maydis
    Yuliya Khrunyk
    Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse 10, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    New Phytol 187:957-68. 2010
    ..The establishment of the FLP/FRT system in a plant pathogenic fungus paves the way for analyzing multigene families with redundant functions...
  19. doi Degradation of the plant defence hormone salicylic acid by the biotrophic fungus Ustilago maydis
    Franziska Rabe
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse 10, D 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 89:179-88. 2013
    ..Shy1 activity is needed for growth on plates with SA as a sole carbon source. The trigger for shy1 transcriptional induction is SA, suggesting the possibility of a SA sensing mechanism in this fungus. ..
  20. pmc PKA and MAPK phosphorylation of Prf1 allows promoter discrimination in Ustilago maydis
    Florian Kaffarnik
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    EMBO J 22:5817-26. 2003
    ..This illustrates how a single transcription factor can integrate signals from two pathways and how its phosphorylation status can determine different transcriptional responses...
  21. doi The AGC Ser/Thr kinase Aga1 is essential for appressorium formation and maintenance of the actin cytoskeleton in the smut fungus Ustilago maydis
    Patrick Berndt
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, Karl von Frisch Strasse 10, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 78:1484-99. 2010
    ..These data suggest a critical role of Aga1 in F-actin organization during the morphological changes accompanying the development of appressoria...
  22. doi Systemic virus-induced gene silencing allows functional characterization of maize genes during biotrophic interaction with Ustilago maydis
    Karina van der Linde
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Str, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    New Phytol 189:471-83. 2011
    ..maydis. The results suggest that this system is a versatile tool for the rapid identification of maize genes that determine compatibility with U. maydis...
  23. doi Indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) biosynthesis in the smut fungus Ustilago maydis and its relevance for increased IAA levels in infected tissue and host tumour formation
    Gavin Reineke
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Mol Plant Pathol 9:339-55. 2008
    ..Together, these results indicate that fungal IAA production critically contributes to IAA levels in infected tissue, but this is apparently not important for triggering host tumour formation...
  24. ncbi Regulation of mating and pathogenic development in Ustilago maydis
    Michael Feldbrügge
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Microbiol 7:666-72. 2004
    ..This is complemented by insights into organization, dynamics and function of the cytoskeleton, which begin to establish the links between signalling, intracellular transport processes and morphology...
  25. pmc Mating type loci of Sporisorium reilianum: novel pattern with three a and multiple b specificities
    Jan Schirawski
    Max Planck Institut fur terrestrische Mikrobiologie, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 4:1317-27. 2005
    ..The alleles of the a locus appear to have arisen through recent recombination events within the locus itself. This has created a situation where each pheromone is specific for recognition by only one mating partner...
  26. ncbi Establishment of compatibility in the Ustilago maydis/maize pathosystem
    Gunther Doehlemann
    Max Planck Institut fur terrestrische Mikrobiologie, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 165:29-40. 2008
    ..maydis feeds on carbohydrates derived from the digestion of plant cell wall material, but uses its set of plant CWDEs for softening the cell wall structure as a prerequisite for in planta growth...
  27. doi Ustilago maydis as a Pathogen
    Thomas Brefort
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department of Organismic Interactions, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 47:423-45. 2009
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  28. doi The secretome of the maize pathogen Ustilago maydis
    Olaf Mueller
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Fungal Genet Biol 45:S63-70. 2008
    ..This classification is based on the presence of functional domains, general domain structure and cysteine pattern. In addition, we discuss possible functions of selected protein classes with a special focus on disease development...
  29. pmc Guanyl nucleotide exchange factor Sql2 and Ras2 regulate filamentous growth in Ustilago maydis
    Philip Muller
    Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 2:609-17. 2003
    ..Interestingly, sql2 deletion mutants are affected in pathogenic development but not in mating, indicating a specific function of sql2 during pathogenesis...