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Ulla Bonas
Ulla Bonas
Institute of Genetics, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Weinbergweg, Germany

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Publications (2001-2006)

Büttner, D., Lorenz, C., Weber, E., and Bonas, U. (2006) Targeting of two effector protein classes to the type III secretion system by a HpaC- and HpaB-dependent protein complex from Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. Mol. Microbiol. 59 (2), 513-527.
Kabisch, U., Landgraf, A., Krause, J. Bonas, U., Boch, J. (2005). Typ III sectretion chaperones ShcS1 and ShcO1 from Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC 3000 bind more the one effector. Microbiology. Ð Reading: Soc., ISSN 1350-0872, Bd. 151: 269-280.
Thieme, F., Koebnik, R., Bekel, T., Berger, C., Boch, J., Büttner, D., Caldana, C. Gaigalat, L. Goesmann, A., Kay, S., Kirchner, O., Lanz, B. Linke, B., McHardy, A.C., Meyer, F., Mittenhuber, G., Nies, D.H., Niesbach-Klösgen, U., Patschkowski, T., Rückert, C., Rupp, O., Schneiker, S., Schuster, S.C., Vorhölter, F., Weber, E., Pühler, A., Bonas, U., Bartels, D., and Kaiser, O. (2005). Insights into genome plasticity and pathogenicity of the plant pathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria revealed by the complete genome sequence. J. Bacteriol. 187: 7254-7266.
Schornack, S., Peter, K., Bonas, U., and Lahaye, T. (2005). Expression levels of avrBs3-like genes affect recognition specificity in tomato Bs4 but not in pepper Bs3 mediated perception. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 18: 1215-1225.
Weber, E., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Huguet, E., Hause, G., Romantschuk, M., Korhonen, T. K., Bonas, U. and Ralf Koebnik, R. (2005). The type III-dependent Hrp pilus is required for productive interaction of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria with pepper host plants. J. Bacteriol. 187: 2458-2468.
Kay, S., Boch, J., and Bonas, U. (2005). Characterization of AvrBs3-like effectors from a Brassicaceae pathogen reveals virulence and avirulence activities and a protein with a novel repeat architecture. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 18: 838-848.
Gürlebeck, D., Szurek, B., and Bonas, U. (2005). Dimerization of the bacterial effector protein AvrBs3 in the plant cell cytoplasm prior to nuclear import. Plant J. 42: 175-187.
Schornack, S., Ballvora, A., Gürlebeck, D., Peart, J., Baulcombe, D., Baker, B., Ganal, M., Bonas, U., and Lahaye, T. (2004). The tomato resistance protein Bs4 is a predicted non-nuclear TIR-NB-LRR protein that mediates defense responses to severely truncated derivatives of AvrBs4 and overexpressed AvrBs3. Plant J. 37: 46-60.
Keshavarzi, M., Soylu, S., Brown, I., Bonas, U., Nicole, M., Rossiter, J. and Mansfield, J. (2004). Basal defenses induced in pepper by lipopolysaccharides are suppressed by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 17: 805-815.
Büttner, D., Gürlebeck, D., Noël, L.D., and Bonas, U. (2004). HpaB from Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria acts as an exit control protein in type III-dependent protein secretion. Mol. Microbiol. 54: 755-768.
Noël, L., Thieme, F., Gäbler, J., Büttner, D. and Bonas, U. (2003). Identification and characterization of XopC and XopJ, two novel type III effector proteins from Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. J. Bacteriol. 185: 7092-7102.
Szurek, B., Rossier, O., Hause, G. and Bonas, U. (2002). Type III-dependent translocation of the Xanthomonas AvrBs3 protein into the plant cell. Mol. Microbiol. 46: 13-23.
Noël, L., Thieme, F., Nennstiel, D. and Bonas,U. (2002). Two novel type III-secreted proteins of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria are encoded within the hrp pathogenicity island. J. Bacteriol. 184: 1340-1348.
Marois, E., van den Ackerveken, G., and Bonas, U. (2002). The Xanthomonas type III effector protein AvrBs3 modulates plant gene expression and induces cell hypertrophy in the susceptible host. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact 15: 637Ð646.
Karsies, A., T. Merkle, T, Szurek, B., Bonas, U., Hohn T. and Leclerc, D. (2002). Regulated nuclear targeting of cauliflower mosaic virus. J. Gen. Virol. 83: 1783-1790.
Büttner, D., Nennstiel, D., Klüsener, B. and Bonas, U. (2002). Functional analysis of HrpF, a putative type III translocon protein from Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. J. Bacteriol. 184: 2389Ð2398.
Szurek, B., Marois, E., Bonas, U. and Van den Ackerveken, G. (2001). Eukaryotic features of the Xanthomonas type III effector AvrBs3: protein domains involved in transcriptional activation and the interaction with nuclear import receptors from pepper. Plant J. 26 : 523-534.
Noël, L., Thieme, F., Nennstiel, D. and Bonas,U. (2001). cDNA-AFLP analysis unravels a genome-wide hrpG-regulon in the plant pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. Mol. Microbiol. 41: 1271-1281.
Ballvora, A., Schornack, S., Baker, B..J., Ganal, M., Bonas, U., Lahaye, T. (2001). Chromosome landing at the tomato Bs4 locus. Mol. Genet. Genomics 266: 639-645.
Ballvora, A., Pierre, M., van den Ackerveken, G., Schornack, S., Rossier, O., Ganal, M., Lahaye, T. and Bonas, U. (2001). Genetic mapping and functional analysis of the tomato Bs4 locus governing recognition of the Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria AvrBs4 protein. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact., 14: 629-638.
Rossier, O., Van den Ackerveken, G., and Bonas, U. (2000). HrpB2 and HrpF from Xanthomonas are type III-secreted proteins and essential for pathogenicity and recognition by the host plant. Molec. Microbiol. 38, 828-838.
Mudgett, M. B., Chesnokova, O., Dahlbeck, Clark, E. T., Rossier, O., Bonas, U. and Staskawicz, B. J. (2000). Molecular signals required for type III secretion and translocation of the Xanthomonas campestris AvrBs2 protein to pepper plants. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci USA, 97, 13324-13329.
Astua-Monge, G., Minsavage, G. V., Stall, R. E., Davis, M. J., Bonas, U., and Jones, J. B. (2000). Resistance of tomato and pepper to T3 strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria is specified by a plant-inducible avirulence gene. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact., 13, 911-921.
Pierre, M, Noël, L, Lahaye, T., Ballvora, A., Veuskens, J., Ganal, M., and Bonas, U. (2000) High-resolution genetic mapping of the pepper resistance locus Bs3 governing recognition of the Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatora AvrBs3 protein. Theor. Appl. Genet., 101, 255-263.
Bonas, U., Van den Ackerveken, G, Büttner, D., Hahn, K., Marois, E., Nennstiel, D., Noël, L., Rossier, O. and Szurek, B. (2000) How the bacterial plant pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria conquers the host. Mol. Plant Pathol. 1: 73-76.
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