SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

(See also the University of Konstanz electronic library KOPS)


Ernst, M, Neubert, K., Mendgen, K.W. & Wirsel S. G.R.
(2011) Niche differentiation of two sympatric species of Microdochium colonizing the roots of common reed. BMC Microbiology 11, 242.

Kemen, E., Mendgen, K. & Voegele, R. T. (2011) Immunolocalization of Pathogen Effectors. Methods of Molecular Biology, 712, 211-225.

Voegele, R. T. & Mendgen, K. (2011) Nutrient uptake in rust fungi: How sweet is parasitic life? Euphytica 179, 41-55.

Mosbach, A., Leroch, M., Mendgen, K. W. & Hahn, M. (2011) Lack of evidence for a role of hydrophobins in conferring surface hydrophobicity to conidia and hyphae of Botrytis cinera. BMC Microbiology 11, 10 (provisional pdf).

Schamber, A., Leroch, M., Diwo, J., Mendgen, K. & Hahn, M. (2010) The role of MAP kinase signalling components and the Ste12 transcription factor in germination and pathogenicity of Botrytis cinerea. Molecular Plant Pathology, 11, 105-119..

Cao, R., Liu, X., Gao, K., Mendgen, K., Gao, J., Dai, Y., Wang, X. & Kang, Z. (2009) Mycoparasitism of endophytic fungi isolated from reed on soilborne phytopathogenic fungi and production of cell wall-degrading enzymes in vitro. Current Microbiology, 59, 584-592.

Singh, D. , Singh, R. S., Singh, N., Kunz, S., Kemen, E., Mendgen, K. W. (2009) Selection of Bacillus spp. Isolates against Fire Blight of Apple on the Basis of Sequencing 165 rDNA. Pesticide Research Journal, 21, 195-201.

Wielgoss, A., Nechwatal, J., Bogs, C. & Mendgen, K. (2009) Host plant development, water level and water parameters shape Phragmites australis-associated oomycete communities and determine reed pathogen dynamics in a large lake. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 69, 255-265.

Voegele, R. T., Hahn, M. & Mendgen, K. (2009) The Uredinales: Cytology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology. In Esser, K. & Deising, H. B (eds.) : The Mycota. A Comprehensive Treatise on Fungi as Experimental Systems for Basic and Applied Research. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 69-98.

Nechwatal, J., & Mendgen, K. (2009) Evidence for the occurrence of natural hybridization in reed-associated Pythium species. Plant Pathology, 58, 261-270.

Link, T., Voegele, R. T. (2008) Secreted proteins of Uromyces fabae: similarities and stage specificity. Molecular Plant Pathology 9, 59-66.

Singh, D., Singh, N., Singh, R. S., Kunz, S., Mendgen, K. W. (2008) Assessing Impact of Isolates of Bacillus spp. Against Botrytis cinerea in Strawberries Using Leaf Disk Assay. Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology, 38, 661-663

Cao, R., Liu, X., Gao, K., Mendgen, K. & Kang, Z. (2008) Antagonism of Choiromyces aboriginum Mü 1 w1 c6, an endophytic fungus isolated from common reed against phytopathogenic fungi and its potential of biocontrol. Acta Phytophylacica, 35, 107-112.

Hirsch, P. E., Nechwatal, J. & Fischer, P. (2008) A previously undescribed set of Saprolegnia spp. in the invasive spiny chee crayfish (Orconectes limosus, Rafinesque). Fundamental and Applied Limnology Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 172, 161-165.

Jung, T. & Nechwatal, J. (2008) Phytophthora gallica sp. nov., a new species from rhizosphere soil of declining oak and reed stands in France and Germany. Mycol. Res., 112, 1195-1205.

Maciá-Vicente, J. G., Jannsson, H.-B., Mendgen, K. & Lopez-Llorca, L. V. (2008) Colonization of barley roots by endophytic fungi and their reduction of take-all caused by Caeumannomyces graminis var. tritici. Can. J. Bot., 54, 600-609.

Medlin, L., Jung., I., Bahulikar, R., Mendgen, K. & Kroth, P. K., Kooistra, W. H. C. F. (2008). Evolution of the Diatoms. VI. Assessment of the new genera in the araphids using molecular data. Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft 133, 81-100.

Nechwatal, J., Wielgoss, A. & Mendgen, K. (2008) Flooding events and rising water temperatures increase the significance of the reed pathogen Pythium phragmites as a contributing factor in the decline of Phragmites australis. Hydrobiologia, 613, 109-115.

Nechwatal, J., Wielgoss, A. & Mendgen, K. (2008) Diversity, host, and habitat specificity of oomycete communities in declining reed stands (Phragmites australis) of a large freshwater lake. Mycol. Res., 112, 689-696.

Voegele, R.T. and Mendgen, K.W. (2007) Impact of genomics on fungal biology. New Phytologist. 173, 458-461.

Mendgen, K., Wirsel, S.G.R., Jux, A., Hoffmann, J. and Boland, W. (2006) Volatiles modulate the development of plant pathogenic rust fungi. Planta 224, 1353-1361.

Gao, K., and Mendgen, K. (2006) Seed transmitted beneficial endophytic Stagonospora sp. can penetrate the walls of the root epidermis, but does not proliferate in the cortex of Phragmites australis. Can. J. Bot. 84, 981-988.

Nechwatal, J., and Mendgen, K. (2006) Widespread detection of Phytophthora taxon Salixsoil in the littoral zone of Lake Constance, Germany. European Journal of Plant Pathology 114, 261-264.

Voegele, R.T., Wirsel, S., Möll, U., Lechner, M., and Mendgen, K. (2006) Cloning and characterization of a novel invertase from the obligate biotroph Uromyces fabae and Analysis of expression patterns of host and pathogen invertases in the course of infection. MPMI 19, 625-634.

Voegele, R.T. (2006) Uromyces fabae: development, metabolism, and interactions with its host Vicia faba. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 259, 165-173.

Neubert, K., Mendgen, K., Brinkmann, H., and Wirsel, S.G.R. (2006) Only few fungal species dominate highly diverse mycofloras associated with the common reed. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72, 1118-1128.

Nechwatal, J., and Mendgen, K. (2006) Pythium litorale sp. nov., a new species from the littoral of Lake Constance, Germany. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 255, 96-101.

Jakupovic, M., Heintz, M., Reichmann, P., Mendgen, K., and Hahn, M. (2006) Microarray analysis of expressed sequence tags from haustoria of the rust fungus Uromyces fabae. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 43, 8-19.

Kemen, E., Kemen, A., Rafiqi, M., Hempel, U., Mendgen, K., Hahn, M., and Voegele, R. T. (2005) Identification of a protein from rust fungi transferred from haustoria into infected plant cells. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interaction, 18, 1130-1139.

Nechwatal, J., Wielgoss, A., and Mendgen, K. (2005) Pythium phragmitis sp. nov., a new species close to P. arrhenomanes as a pathogen of common reed (Phragmites australis). Mycological. Res., 109,1337-1346.

Link, T., Lohaus, G., Heiser, I., Mendgen, K., Hahn, M., and Voegele, R. T. (2005) Characterization of a novel NADP+-dependent D-arabitol dehydrogenase from the plant pathogen Uromyces fabae. Biochem. Journal, 389, 289-295.

Gao, K., Liu, X., Kang, Z., and Mendgen, K. (2005) Mycoparasitism of Rhizoctonia solani by Endophytic Chaetomium spirale ND35: Ultrastructure and Cytochemistry of the Interaction. J. Phytopathology, 153, 280-290.

Kemen, E., Hahn, M., Mendgen, K., and Struck, C. (2005) Different resistance mechanisms of Medicago truncatula ecotypes against the rust fungus Uromyces striatus. Phytopathology, 95, 153-157.

Voegele, R.T., Hahn, M., Lohaus, G., Link, T., Heiser, I., and Mendgen, K. (2005) Possible Roles for Mannitol and Mannitol Dehydrogenase in the Biotrophic Plant Pathogen Uromyces fabae. Plant Physioloy, 137, 190-198.

Wirsel, S. G. R., Voegele, R. T., Bänninger, R., and Mendgen, K. W. (2004) Cloning of ß-tubulin and succinate dehydrogenase genes from Uromyces fabae and establishing selection conditions for their use in transformation. Eur. J. Plant Pathology, 110, 767-777.

Struck, C., Voegele, R.T., Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K. (2004) Rust haustoria as sink in plant tissues or – how to survive in leaves. In I. Tikhonovich, B. Lugtenberg, and N. Provorov (eds.) Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Volume 4, International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, pp. 177-179.

Haerter, A. C. and Voegele, R. T. (2004) A novel ß-glucosidase in Uromyces fabae: feast of fight? Curr. Genet. 45, 96-103.

Struck, C., Müller, E., Martin, H. and Lohaus, G. (2004) The Uromyces fabae UfAAT3 gene encodes a general amino acid permease that prefers uptake of in planta scarce amino acids. Mol. Plant Pathol. 5, 183-189.

Wirsel, S. G. R. (2004) Homogenous stands of a wetland grass harbour diverse consortia of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 48, 129-138.

Voegele, R. T., and Mendgen, K. (2003) Rust haustoria: nutrient uptake and beyond. New Phytologist 159, 93-100.

Mendgen, K. W., Brune, A., and Damm, U. (2003) In vivo observation of conidial germination at the oxic-anoxic interface and infection of submerged reed roots by Microdochium bolleyi. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 45, 293-299.

Ernst, M., Mendgen, K. W. and Wirsel, S. G. R. (2003) Endophytic fungal mutualists: Seed-borne Stagonospora spp. enhance reed biomass production in axenic microcosms. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 16, 580-587.

Mendgen, K. W., and Hahn, M. (2002) Plant infection and the establishment of fungal biotrophy. Trends in Plant Science 7, 352-356.

Struck, C., Ernst, M., and Hahn, M. (2002) Characterization of a developmentally regulated amino acid transporter (AAT1p) of the rust fungus Uromyces fabae. Molecular Plant Pathology 3, 23-30.

Friml, J., Wisniewska, J., Benkova, E., Mendgen, K., and Palme, K.(2002) Lateral relocalisation of auxin efflux regulator AtPIN3 mediates tropism responses in Arabidopsis. Nature 415, 806-809.

Wirsel, S. G. R., Runge-Froböse, C., Ahren, D. G., Kemen, E., Oliver, R. P., and Mendgen, K.(2002) Four or more species of Cladosporium sympatrically colonise Phragmites australis. Fungal Genetics and Biology 35, 99-114.

Schlatterer, C., Walther, P., Müller, M., Mendgen, K., Zierold, K., and Knoll, G.  (2001). Calcium stores in differentiated Dictyostelium discoideum. Prespore cells sequester calcium more efficiently than prestalk cells. Cell Calcium 29, 171-182.

Wirsel, G.R., Voegele, R.T. and Mendgen, K. (2001) Differential regulation of gene expression in the obligate biotrophic interaction of Uromyces fabae with its host Vicia faba. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 14, 1319-1326.

Voegele, R.T., Struck, C., Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K. (2001) The role of haustoria in sugar supply during infection of broad bean by the rust fungus Uromyces fabae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98, 8133-8138.

Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K. (2001) Signal and nutrient exchange at biotrophic plant-fungus interfaces. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol 4, 322-327.

Wirsel, S.G.R., Leibinger W., Ernst, M., and Mendgen K. (2001) Genetic diversity of fungi closely associated with common reed (Phragmites australis). New Phytologist 149, 589-598.

Sohn, J., Voegele R.T., Mendgen, K., and Hahn, M. (2000) High level activation of Vitamin B1 biosynthesis gene in haustoria of the rust fungus Uromyces fabae. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 13, 629-636.

Mendgen, K., Struck, C., Voegele R.T., Hahn, M. (2000) Biotrophy and rust haustoria. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 56, 141-145.

Rumbolz, J., Kassemeyer, H., Steinmetz, V., Deising, H., Mendgen, K., Mathys, D., Wirtz, S., and Guggenheim, R. (2000) Differentiation of infection structures of the powdery mildew fungus Uncinula necator (Schw.) Burr and adhesion to the host cuticle. Canadian Journal of Botany 78, 409-421.

Moerschbacher, B., and Mendgen, K. (2000) Structural aspects of defence. In ,Mechanisms of Resistance to Plant Diseases', A.J. Slusarenko, R.S.S. Fraser and L.C. van Loon, eds; Kluwer: Dordrecht; pp. 231-277.

Rauscher, M., Adam, A. L., Wirtz, S., Guggenheim, R., Mendgen, K., and Deising, H. B. (1999) PR-1 protein inhibits the differentiation of rust infection hyphae in leaves of acquired resistant broad bean. The Plant Journal 19, 625-633.

Gälweiler, L., Guan, C., Müller, A., Wismann, E., Mendgen, K., Yephremov, A., and Palme, K. (1998) Regulation of polar auxin transport by AtPin1 in Arabidopsis vascular tissue. Science 282, 2226-2230.

Hoffmann, J., and Mendgen, K. (1998) Endocytosis and membrane turnover in the germ tube of Uromyces fabae. Fungal Genetics and Biology 24, 77-85.

Kunz, S., Lutz, B., Deising, H., and Mendgen, K. (1998) Assessment of sensitivities to anilopyrimidine- and strobilurin-fungicides in populations of the apple scab fungus Venturia inaequalis. Journal of Phytopathology 146, 231-238.

Struck, C., Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K. (1998) Infection structures of plant pathogenic fungi - potential targets for plant disease control. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 105, 581-589.

Struck, C., and Mendgen, K. (1998) Infection strategies. In ,The Epidemiology of Plant Diseases', D. Jones, ed, Chapman: London; pp 103-122.

Struck, C., Siebels, C., Rommel, O., Wernitz, M., and Hahn, M. (1998) The plasma membrane H+ATPase from the biotrophic fungus Uromyces fabae: Molecular characterisation of the gene (PMA1) and functional expression of the enzyme in yeast. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 11, 458-465.

Hahn, M., Deising, H., Struck, C., and Mendgen, K. (1997) Mechanisms by which pathogenic fungi recognize and attack their host plants. In ,Resistance of crop plants against fungi' , H. Hartleb, R. Heitefuss and H. H. Hoppe, eds; Fischer: Jena ; pp 33-57.

Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K. (1997) Characterization of in planta-induced rust genes isolated from a haustorium-specific cDNA library. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 10, 427-437.

Hahn, M., Neef, U., Struck, C., Göttfert, M., and Mendgen, K. (1997) A putative amino acid transporter is specifically expressed in haustoria of the rust fungus Uromyces fabae. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 10, 438-445.

Kern, V. D., Mendgen, K., and Hock, B. (1997) Flammulina as a model system for fungal graviresponses. Planta 203, S23-S32.

Kunz, S., Deising, H., and Mendgen, K.(1997) Acquisition of resistance to sterol demethylation inhibitors (DMI) by populations of Venturia inaequalis. Phytopathology 87, 1272-1278.

Leibinger, W., Breuker, B., Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K.(1997) Control of postharvest pathogens and colonization of the apple surface by antagonistic microorganisms in the field. Phytopathology 97, 1103-1110.

Mendgen, K. (1997) Uredinales. In ,The Mycota, Vol VI : Plant Relationships', G. Carroll and P. Tudzynski (eds), Springer: Heidelberg; pp 79-94.

Xu, H., and Mendgen, K. (1997) Targeted cell wall degradation at the penetration site of cowpea rust basidiosporelings. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 10, 87-94.

Balestrini, R., Hahn, M. G., Faccio, A., Mendgen, K., and Bonfante, P. (1996) Differential localization of carbohydrate epitopes in plant cell walls in the presence and absence of arbuscular and mycorrhizal fungi. Plant Physiology 111, 203-213.

Mendgen, K., Hahn, M., and Deising, H. (1996) Morphogenesis and mechanisms of penetration by plant pathogenic fungi. Annual Review of Phytopathology 34, 367-386.Mendgen, K. (1996) Fungal attachment and penetration. In ,The Plant Cuticle', G. Kerstiens (ed), Bios: Oxford ; pp 175-188.

Struck, C., Hahn, M., and Mendgen, K.(1996) Plasma membrane H+- ATPase activity in spores, germ tubes, and haustoria of the rust fungus Uromyces viciae-fabae. Fungal Genetics and Biology 20, 30-35.

Bachem, U., and Mendgen, K. (1995) ER subcompartments in a plant parasitic fungus and in baker's yeast: differential distribution of lumenal proteins. Experimental Mycology 19, 137-152.

Bauer, R., Mendgen, K., and Oberwinkler, F. (1995) Cellular interaction of the smut fungus Ustacystis waldsteiniae. Canadian Journal of Botany 73, 867-883.

Bauer, R., Mendgen, K., and Oberwinkler, R. (1995) Septal pore apparatus of the smut Ustacystis waldsteiniae. Mycologia 87, 18-24.

Deising, H., Frittrang, A. K., Kunz, S., and Mendgen, K. (1995) Regulation of pectin methylesterase and polygalacturonate lyase activity during differentiation of infection structures in Uromyces viciae-fabae. Microbiology 141, 561-571.

Mendgen, K., Bachem, U., Stark-Urnau, M., and Xu, H. (1995) Secretion and endocytosis at the interface of plants and fungi. Canadian Journal of Botany 73, S640-S648.

Rauscher, M., Mendgen, K., and Deising, H. (1995) Extracellular protease of the rust fungus Uromyces viciae-fabae. Experimental Mycology 19, 26-34.

Rodriguez-Galvez, E., and Mendgen, K. (1995) Cell wall synthesis in cotton roots after infection with Fusarium oxysporum. The deposition of callose, arabinogalactans, xyloglucans, and pectic components into walls, wall appositions, cell plates and plasmodesmata. Planta 197, 535-545.