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Publikationen Basse


Pfeifer, A., Martin, B., Kämper, J. and Basse, C.W. (2012) The mitochondrial LSU rRNA group II intron of Ustilago maydis encodes an active homing endonuclease likely involved in intron mobility. PLoS One, in press.     

Nieto-Jacobo, F., Pasch, D. and Basse, C.W. (2012) The mitochondrial Dnm1-like fission component is required for lga2-induced mitophagy but dispensable for starvation-induced mitophagy in Ustilago maydis. Eukaryot. Cell 11: 1154-66.


Basse CW. (2010) Mitochondrial inheritance in fungi. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2010 Dec;13(6):712-9. Epub 2010 Sep 29


Mahlert, M., Vogler, C., Stelter, K., Hause, G. and Basse, C.W. (2009) The Ustilago maydis a2 mating-type locus gene lga2 interferes with mitochondrial dynamics and fusion partially in dependence on a Dnm1-like fission component. J. Cell Science, in press.

Fedler, M., Luh, K.-S., Stelter, K., Nieto, F. and Basse, C.W. (2009) The a2 mating-type locus genes lga2 and rga2 direct uniparental mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) inheritance and constrain mtDNA recombination during sexual development of Ustilago maydis. Genetics 181: 847-60.



Zheng, Y., Kief, J., Auffarth K., Farfsing J., Mahlert, M., Nieto, F. and Basse, C. W. (2008) The Ustilago maydis Cys2His2-type zinc finger transcription factor Mzr1 regulates fungal gene expression during the biotrophic growth stage. Mol. Microbiol. 68: 1450-70.

Reineke, R., Heinze, B., Schirawski, J., Büttner, H., Kahmann, R. and Basse, C.W. (2008) Indole-3-acetic acid biosynthesis in the smut fungus Ustilago maydis and its relevance for increased IAA levels in infected tissue and host tumour formation. Mol. Plant Pathol. 9: 339-55.

Zuther, K., Mayser, P., Hettwer, U., Wu, W., Spiteller, P., Kindler, B.L.J., Karlovsky, P., Basse, C.W. and Schirawski, J. (2008) The tryptophan aminotransferase Tam1 catalyses the single biosynthetic step for tryptophan dependent pigment synthesis in Ustilago maydis. Mol. Microbiol. 68: 152-72.



Kämper, J., Kahmann, R., Bölker, M., Ma, L.J., Brefort, T., Saville, B.J., Banuett, F., Kronstad, J.W., Gold, S.E., Müller, O., Perlin, M.H., Wösten, H.A., de Vries, R., Ruiz-Herrera, J., Reynaga-Peña, C.G., Snetselaar, K., McCann, M., Perez-Martin, J., Feldbrügge, M., Basse, C.W. et al. (2006) Insights form the genome of the biotrophic fungal plant pathogen Ustilago maydis. Nature 444: 97-101.



Basse, C.W. (2005) Dissecting defense-related and developmental transcriptional responses of maize during Ustilago maydis infection and subsequent tumor formation. Plant Physiol. 138: 1774-84.

Farfsing, J., Auffarth, K. and Basse, C.W. (2005) Identification of cis-active elements in U. maydis mig2 promoters conferring high-level activity during pathogenic growth in maize. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 18: 75-87.



Bortfeld, M., Auffarth, K., Kahmann, R. and Basse, C.W. (2004) The Ustilago maydis a2 mating-type locus genes lga2 and rga2 compromise pathogenicity in the absence of the mitochondrial p32 family protein Mrb1. Plant Cell 16: 2233-48.


2000 - 2003

Torreblanca, J., Stumpferl, S. and Basse, C.W. (2003) Histone deacetylase Hda1 acts as repressor of the Ustilago maydis biotrophic marker gene mig1. Fung. Genet. Biol. 38: 22-32.

Basse, C.W., Kerschbamer, C., Brustmann, M., Altmann, T. and Kahmann, R. (2002b) Evidence for a Ustilago maydis steroid 5α-reductase by functional expression in Arabidosis thaliana det2-1 mutants. Plant Physiol. 129: 717-32.

Basse, C.W., Kolb, S. and Kahmann, R. (2002a) A maize-specifically expressed gene cluster in Ustilago maydis. Mol. Microbiol. 43: 75-94.

Basse, C.W., Stumpferl, S. and Kahmann, R. (2000) Characterization of a Ustilago maydis gene specifically induced during the biotrophic phase: evidence for negative as well as positive regulation. Mol. Cell. Biol. 20: 329-39.