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Plasmodium sexual differentiation: how to make a female.

Mol Microbiol 2019 Dec 18;112(6):1627-1631. Epub 2019 Jul 18.

ISGlobal, Hospital Clínic - Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08036, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mmi.14340DOI Listing
December 2019

Transcriptional variation in malaria parasites: why and how.

Brief Funct Genomics 2019 09;18(5):329-341

ICREA, 08010 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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https://academic.oup.com/bfg/advance-article/doi/10.1093/bfg
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bfgp/elz009DOI Listing
September 2019

Characterization of the accessible genome in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

Nucleic Acids Res 2018 10;46(18):9414-9431

Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Seville 41092, Spain.

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https://academic.oup.com/nar/advance-article/doi/10.1093/nar
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gky643DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6182165PMC
October 2018

Malaria Epigenetics.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2017 Jul 5;7(7). Epub 2017 Jul 5.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a025528DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5495052PMC
July 2017

Deciphering the principles that govern mutually exclusive expression of Plasmodium falciparum clag3 genes.

Nucleic Acids Res 2015 Sep 21;43(17):8243-57. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

ISGlobal, Barcelona Ctr. Int. Health Res. (CRESIB), Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), 08010 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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https://academic.oup.com/nar/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/nar/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkv730DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4787829PMC
September 2015

Analogs of natural aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase inhibitors clear malaria in vivo.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Dec 8;111(51):E5508-17. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

Institute for Research in Biomedicine, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, 08010 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1405994111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4280603PMC
December 2014

A transcriptional switch underlies commitment to sexual development in malaria parasites.

Nature 2014 Mar 23;507(7491):248-52. Epub 2014 Feb 23.

1] Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA [2] Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA [3] Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA (B.F.C.K.); Department of Molecular Biology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania 16802, USA (V.M.C., M.L.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature12920DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4040541PMC
March 2014

Epigenetic switches in clag3 genes mediate blasticidin S resistance in malaria parasites.

Cell Microbiol 2013 Nov 19;15(11):1913-23. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cmi.12162DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4621952PMC
November 2013

A view on the role of epigenetics in the biology of malaria parasites.

PLoS Pathog 2012 13;8(12):e1002943. Epub 2012 Dec 13.

Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002943DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3521673PMC
May 2013

Selective inhibition of an apicoplastic aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase from Plasmodium falciparum.

Chembiochem 2013 Mar;14(4):499-509

Combinatorial Chemistry Unit, Barcelona Science Park, University of Barcelona, C/Baldiri Reixac 10, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbic.201200620DOI Listing
March 2013

Study of the efficacy of antimalarial drugs delivered inside targeted immunoliposomal nanovectors.

Nanoscale Res Lett 2011 Dec 7;6:620. Epub 2011 Dec 7.

Nanobioengineering Group, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Baldiri Reixac 10-12, Barcelona, E08028, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1556-276X-6-620DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285703PMC
December 2011

A nanovector with complete discrimination for targeted delivery to Plasmodium falciparum-infected versus non-infected red blood cells in vitro.

J Control Release 2011 Apr 9;151(2):202-11. Epub 2011 Jan 9.

Nanobioengineering Group, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Baldiri Reixac 10-12, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2011.01.001DOI Listing
April 2011

Analysis of Plasmodium falciparum var genes expressed in children from Papua New Guinea.

J Infect Dis 2009 Aug;200(3):347-56

Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/600071DOI Listing
August 2009

Switching Plasmodium falciparum genes on and off for erythrocyte invasion.

Authors:
Alfred Cortés

Trends Parasitol 2008 Nov 19;24(11):517-24. Epub 2008 Sep 19.

ICREA and Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona Science Park, Barcelona 08028, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S147149220800221
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2008.08.005DOI Listing
November 2008

Epigenetic silencing of Plasmodium falciparum genes linked to erythrocyte invasion.

PLoS Pathog 2007 Aug;3(8):e107

Division of Parasitology, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.0030107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1937010PMC
August 2007

Placental malaria in women with South-East Asian ovalocytosis.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006 Oct;75(4):597-604

Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea.

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October 2006

Adhesion of Plasmodium falciparum-infected red blood cells to CD36 under flow is enhanced by the cerebral malaria-protective trait South-East Asian ovalocytosis.

Mol Biochem Parasitol 2005 Aug 15;142(2):252-7. Epub 2005 Apr 15.

Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, P.O. Box 378, MP511, Papua New Guinea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molbiopara.2005.03.016DOI Listing
August 2005

A chimeric Plasmodium falciparum Pfnbp2b/Pfnbp2a gene originated during asexual growth.

Authors:
Alfred Cortés

Int J Parasitol 2005 Feb 15;35(2):125-30. Epub 2004 Dec 15.

Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, P.O. Box 378, MP511, Papua New Guinea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2004.11.004DOI Listing
February 2005

Allele specificity of naturally acquired antibody responses against Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen 1.

Infect Immun 2005 Jan;73(1):422-30

Division of Parasitology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.73.1.422-430.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC538974PMC
January 2005

Ability of Plasmodium falciparum to invade Southeast Asian ovalocytes varies between parasite lines.

Blood 2004 Nov 20;104(9):2961-6. Epub 2004 Jul 20.

Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2004-06-2136DOI Listing
November 2004

Drosophila DDP1, a multi-KH-domain protein, contributes to centromeric silencing and chromosome segregation.

Curr Biol 2004 Sep;14(18):1611-20

Departament de Biologia Molecular i Cellular, Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Parc Científic de Barcelona, Josep Samitier, 1-5, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2004.09.024DOI Listing
September 2004

Longitudinal assessment of Plasmodium falciparum var gene transcription in naturally infected asymptomatic children in Papua New Guinea.

J Infect Dis 2004 May 29;189(10):1942-51. Epub 2004 Apr 29.

Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/383250DOI Listing
May 2004

Diversity of Plasmodium falciparum vaccine candidate merozoite surface protein 4 (MSP4) in a natural population.

Mol Biochem Parasitol 2004 Apr;134(2):275-80

PNG Institute of Medical Research, P.O. Box 378, Madang MP 511, Papua New Guinea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molbiopara.2003.12.005DOI Listing
April 2004

Plasmodium falciparum: distribution of msp2 genotypes among symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals from the Wosera region of Papua New Guinea.

Exp Parasitol 2004 Jan-Feb;106(1-2):22-9

Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, P.O. Box 378, MP511, Papua New Guinea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2004.01.010DOI Listing
April 2004

Molecular parasitology of malaria in Papua New Guinea.

Trends Parasitol 2003 Jun;19(6):246-9

Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, 511 Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1471-4922(03)00090-4DOI Listing
June 2003

Analysing the contribution of nucleic acids to the structure and properties of centric heterochromatin.

Genetica 2003 Mar;117(2-3):117-25

Departament de Biologia Molecular i Cellular, Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona, CSIC, Jordi Girona Salgado, 18-26, 08034, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1022947921402DOI Listing
March 2003

Age-acquired immunity to a Plasmodium vivax invasion ligand, the duffy binding protein.

J Infect Dis 2002 Aug 26;186(4):531-9. Epub 2002 Jul 26.

Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/341776DOI Listing
August 2002