Advertisement
Research Article

Sequential Delivery of Host-Induced Virulence Effectors by Appressoria and Intracellular Hyphae of the Phytopathogen Colletotrichum higginsianum

  • Jochen Kleemann,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Linda J. Rincon-Rivera equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Linda J. Rincon-Rivera, Hiroyuki Takahara

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Hiroyuki Takahara equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Linda J. Rincon-Rivera, Hiroyuki Takahara

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    Current address: Department of Bioproduction Science, Faculty of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences, Ishikawa Prefectural University, Ishikawa, Japan

    X
  • Ulla Neumann ,

    Affiliation: Central Microscopy Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    These authors also contributed equally to this work.

    X
  • Emiel Ver Loren van Themaat ,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    These authors also contributed equally to this work.

    X
  • H. Charlotte van der Does ,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    Current address: Department of Plant Pathology, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    These authors also contributed equally to this work.

    X
  • Stéphane Hacquard,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Kurt Stüber,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Genome Centre Cologne, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Isa Will,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Wolfgang Schmalenbach,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Elmon Schmelzer,

    Affiliation: Central Microscopy Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Richard J. O'Connell mail

    oconnel@mpipz.mpg.de

    Affiliation: Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

    X
  • Published: April 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002643

About the Authors

Jochen Kleemann, Linda J. Rincon-Rivera, Hiroyuki Takahara, Emiel Ver Loren van Themaat, H. Charlotte van der Does, Stéphane Hacquard, Isa Will, Wolfgang Schmalenbach, Richard J. O'Connell
Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
Ulla Neumann, Elmon Schmelzer
Central Microscopy Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
Kurt Stüber
Max Planck Genome Centre Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: oconnel@mpipz.mpg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JK RJOC. Performed the experiments: JK LJRR HT UN HCvD SH IW WS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ES. Wrote the paper: JK RJOC. Preparing figures: UN JK SH. Interpretation of the data: JK RJOC HT. Computational analysis of ESTs: EVLvT JK KS.