Functional Analysis of Plant Defense Suppression and Activation by the Xanthomonas Core Type III Effector XopX.  Stork, W., J. G. Kim, and M. B. Mudgett (2015). Mol Plant Microbe Interact 28(2): 180-194.

A comprehensive analysis of microProteins reveals their potentially widespread mechanism of transcriptional regulation.  Magnani, E., N. de Klein, H. I. Nam, J. G. Kim, K. Pham, E. Fiume, M. B. Mudgett and S. Y. Rhee (2014). Plant Physiol 165(1): 149-159.

The bHLH transcription factor HBI1 mediates the trade-off between growth and pathogen-associated molecular pattern-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis.  Fan, M., M. Y. Bai, J. G. Kim, T. Wang, E. Oh, L. Chen, C. H. Park, S. H. Son, S. K. Kim, M. B. Mudgett and Z. Y. Wang (2014). Plant Cell 26(2): 828-841.

AvrBsT acetylates Arabidopsis ACIP1, a protein that associates with microtubules and is required for immunity.  Cheong, M. S., A. Kirik, J. G. Kim, K. Frame, V. Kirik and M. B. Mudgett (2014). PLoS Pathog 10(2): e1003952.

A robust methodology to subclassify pseudokinases based on their nucleotide-binding properties.  Murphy, J. M., Q. Zhang, S. N. Young, M. L. Reese, F. P. Bailey, P. A. Eyers, D. Ungureanu, H. Hammaren, O. Silvennoinen, L. N. Varghese, K. Chen, A. Tripaydonis, N. Jura, K. Fukuda, J. Qin, Z. Nimchuk, M. B. Mudgett, S. Elowe, C. L. Gee, L. Liu, R. J. Daly, G. Manning, J. J. Babon and I. S. Lucet (2014). Biochem J 457(2): 323-334.

Xanthomonas euvesicatoria type III effector XopQ interacts with tomato and pepper 14-3-3 isoforms to suppress effector-triggered immunity.  Teper, D., D. Salomon, S. Sunitha, J. G. Kim, M. B. Mudgett and G. Sessa (2014). Plant J 77(2): 297-309.

Xanthomonas type III effector XopD desumoylates tomato transcription factor SlERF4 to suppress ethylene responses and promote pathogen growth.  Kim, J. G., W. Stork and M. B. Mudgett (2013). Cell Host Microbe 13(2): 143-154.

Regulation of cell wall-bound invertase in pepper leaves by Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria type three effectors.  Sonnewald, S., J. P. Priller, J. Schuster, E. Glickmann, M. R. Hajirezaei, S. Siebig, M. B. Mudgett and U. Sonnewald (2012). PLoS One 7(12): e51763.

Tomato TFT1 is required for PAMP-triggered immunity and mutations that prevent T3S effector XopN from binding to TFT1 attenuate Xanthomonas virulence.  Taylor, K. W., J. G. Kim, X. B. Su, C. D. Aakre, J. A. Roden, C. M. Adams and M. B. Mudgett (2012). PLoS Pathog 8(6): e1002768.

Comparative analysis of the XopD type III secretion (T3S) effector family in plant pathogenic bacteria.  Kim, J. G., K. W. Taylor and M. B. Mudgett (2011). Mol Plant Pathol 12(8): 715-730.

Sugar transporters for intercellular exchange and nutrition of pathogens.  Chen, L. Q., B. H. Hou, S. Lalonde, H. Takanaga, M. L. Hartung, X. Q. Qu, W. J. Guo, J. G. Kim, W. Underwood, B. Chaudhuri, D. Chermak, G. Antony, F. F. White, S. C. Somerville, M. B. Mudgett and W. B. Frommer (2010). Nature 468(7323): 527-532.

SOBER1 phospholipase activity suppresses phosphatidic acid accumulation and plant immunity in response to bacterial effector AvrBsT.  Kirik, A. and M. B. Mudgett (2009). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(48): 20532-20537.

Xanthomonas T3S Effector XopN Suppresses PAMP-Triggered Immunity and Interacts with a Tomato Atypical Receptor-Like Kinase and TFT1.   Kim, J. G., X. Li, J. A. Roden, K. W. Taylor, C. D. Aakre, B. Su, S. Lalonde, A. Kirik, Y. Chen, G. Baranage, H. McLane, G. B. Martin and M. B. Mudgett (2009). Plant Cell 21(4): 1305-1323.

XopD SUMO protease affects host transcription, promotes pathogen growth, and delays symptom development in Xanthomonas-infected tomato leaves.  Kim, J. G., K. W. Taylor, A. Hotson, M. Keegan, E. A. Schmelz and M. B. Mudgett (2008). Plant Cell 20(7): 1915-1929.

Blue-light-activated Histidine kinases: two-component sensors in bacteria. Swartz, T. E., Tseung, T.-S., Frederickson, M., Paris, G., Comerci, D. J., Rajashekara, G., Kim, J.-G., Mudgett, M. B., Splitter, G., Ugalde, R. A., Goldbaum, F. A., Briggs, W. R., and Bogomolni, R. A. (2007) Science 317, 1090-1093.

An alpha-amylase (At4g25000) in Arabidopsis leaves is secreted and induced by biotic and abiotic stress. Doyle, E. A., Lane, A. M., Sides, J. M., Mudgett, M. B., and Monroe, J. D. (2007) Plant Cell Environ. 30, 388-398.

The conserved Arabidopsis carboxylesterase SUPPRESSOR OF AVRBST-ELICITED RESISTANCE inhibits defenses triggered by the AvrBsT Type III Effector.  Cunnac, S., Wilson, A., Nuwer, J., Kirik, A., Barnage, G., and Mudgett, M. B. (2007) Plant Cell 19, 688-705.

New insights to the function of phytopathogenic bacterial type III effectors in plants. Mudgett, M. B. (2005) Ann. Rev. Plant Biol. 56, 509-531.

A genetic screen to isolate type III effectors translocated into pepper cells during Xanthomonas infection.  Roden, J. A., Belt, B., Ross, J.B., Tachibana, T., Vargas, J., and Mudgett, M. B. (2004) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 101, 16624-16629.

Cysteine proteases in phytopathogenic bacteria: identification of plant targets and activation of innate immunity.  Hotson, A. and Mudgett, M. B. (2004).  Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 7, 384-390.

Characterization of the Xanthomonas type III AvrXv4 effector, a SUMO protease translocated into plant cells.  Roden, J. A., Eardley, L., Hotson, A., Cao, Y., and Mudgett, M. B. (2004) Mol. Plant-Microbe Inter. 17, 633-643.

Importance of opgHXcv of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria in host parasite interactions.  Minsavage, J., Stall, R. E., Mudgett, M. B., and Jones, J. B. (2004) Mol. Plant-Microbe Inter. 17, 152-161.

Xanthomonas type III effector XopD targets SUMO-conjugated proteins in planta.  Hotson, A., Chosed, R., Shu, H., Orth, K., and Mudgett, M. B. (2003)  Mol. Microbiol. 50, 377-389.

Common and contrasting themes of plant and animal diseases. Staskawicz, B. J., Mudgett, M. B., Dangl, J. L., and Galan, J. E. (2001) Science 292, 2285-2289.

Mutational analysis of the Arabidopsis RPS2 disease resistance gene and the corresponding Pseudomonas syringae avrRpt2 avirulence gene.  Axtell, M. J., McNellis, T. W., Mudgett, M. B., Hsu, C. S., and Staskawicz, B. J. (2001) Mol. Plant-Microbe Inter. 14,181-188.

Yersinia effector YopJ is a ubiquitin-like protein protease that disrupts signaling. Orth, K., Xu, Z., Mudgett, M. B., Bao, Z. Q., Palmer, L. E., Bliska, J. B., Mangel, W. F., Staskawicz, B., and Dixon, J. E. (2000) Science 290, 1594-1597.