Ustilago maydis

Known as: Ustilago carbo-maydis, Ustilago segetum, Uredo segetum 
A species of smut fungi in the phylum Basidiomycota. This species forms tumor-like structures on the aerial parts of corn plants.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The corn smut Ustilago maydis establishes a biotrophic interaction with its host plant maize. This interaction requires efficient… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Infection of maize by corn smut (Ustilago maydis) provides an agronomically important model of biotrophic host-pathogen… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ustilago maydis is a ubiquitous pathogen of maize and a well-established model organism for the study of plant–microbe… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The plant pathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis induces disease only in its dikaryotic stage that is generated after mating. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In the phytopathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis, the switch to filamentous growth and pathogenic development is controlled by a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the phytopathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis, fusion of compatible haploid cells is a prerequisite for infection. This process… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In the plant pathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis, sexual and pathogenic development are controlled by the multiallelic b mating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The fungal pathogen Ustilago maydis exhibits a dimorphic switch from budding to filamentous growth in response to mating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Cell recognition and mating in the smut fungus Ustilago maydis have been proposed to involve specific pheromones and pheromone… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Two loci (the incompatibility or mating type loci), a and b, govern the life cycle of Ustilago maydis, a fungal pathogen of corn… (More)
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