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The Transcription Factor Rbf1 Is the Master Regulator for b-Mating Type Controlled Pathogenic Development in Ustilago maydis

  • Kai Heimel equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kai Heimel, Mario Scherer

    Affiliations: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

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  • Mario Scherer equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kai Heimel, Mario Scherer

    Affiliations: MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany, Qiagen GmbH, Hilden, Germany

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  • Miroslav Vranes,

    Affiliations: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

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  • Ramon Wahl,

    Affiliations: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

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  • Chetsada Pothiratana,

    Affiliations: MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany, Kasetsart University, Department of Microbiology, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • David Schuler,

    Affiliation: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany

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  • Volker Vincon,

    Affiliation: MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

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  • Florian Finkernagel,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Biology and Tumor Research, Marburg, Germany

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  • Ignacio Flor-Parra,

    Affiliation: Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Universidad Pablo de Olavide-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Sevilla, Spain

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  • Jörg Kämper mail

    joerg.kaemper@kit.edu

    Affiliations: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany

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  • Published: August 05, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001035

About the Authors

Kai Heimel, Miroslav Vranes, Ramon Wahl, David Schuler, Jörg Kämper
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Biosciences, Department of Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany
Kai Heimel, Mario Scherer, Miroslav Vranes, Ramon Wahl, Chetsada Pothiratana, Volker Vincon, Jörg Kämper
MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Department for Organismic Interactions, Marburg, Germany
Mario Scherer
Qiagen GmbH, Hilden, Germany
Chetsada Pothiratana
Kasetsart University, Department of Microbiology, Bangkok, Thailand
Florian Finkernagel
Institute for Molecular Biology and Tumor Research, Marburg, Germany
Ignacio Flor-Parra
Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Universidad Pablo de Olavide-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Sevilla, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: joerg.kaemper@kit.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KH MS JK. Performed the experiments: KH MS MV RW CP DS VV IFP. Analyzed the data: KH MS MV RW FF JK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FF. Wrote the paper: KH JK.