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Cutaneous leishmaniasis in north Lebanon: re-emergence of an important neglected tropical disease.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2019 Aug;113(8):471-476

Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, England, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trz030DOI Listing
August 2019

Identification of potential protein partners that bind to the variant surface glycoprotein in Trypanosoma equiperdum.

Parasitology 2017 Jun 10;144(7):923-936. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

Departamento de Biología Celular,Universidad Simón Bolívar,Caracas,Venezuela.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S003118201700004XDOI Listing
June 2017

Venezuela and its rising vector-borne neglected diseases.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jun 29;11(6):e0005423. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Laboratorio de Biología de Vectores y Parásitos, Instituto de Zoología y Ecología Tropical, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005423DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5490936PMC
June 2017

RFT1 Protein Affects Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) Anchor Glycosylation.

J Biol Chem 2017 01 7;292(3):1103-1111. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

From the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M116.758367DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5247644PMC
January 2017

Proline Metabolism is Essential for Trypanosoma brucei brucei Survival in the Tsetse Vector.

PLoS Pathog 2017 01 23;13(1):e1006158. Epub 2017 Jan 23.

Laboratory of Biochemistry of Tryps - LaBTryps, Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006158DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5289646PMC
January 2017

Skin deep.

Elife 2016 10 14;5. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.21506DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5065310PMC
October 2016

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: The Truth about the 'Flesh-Eating Disease' in Syria.

Trends Parasitol 2016 06 19;32(6):432-435. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK; Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2016.03.003DOI Listing
June 2016

Old World Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Refugee Crises in the Middle East and North Africa.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 05 26;10(5):e0004545. Epub 2016 May 26.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004545DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4882064PMC
May 2016

Parasite Glycobiology: A Bittersweet Symphony.

PLoS Pathog 2015 12;11(11):e1005169. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1005169DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4642930PMC
April 2016

Identification of a glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor-modifying β1-3 galactosyltransferase in Trypanosoma brucei.

Glycobiology 2015 Apr 2;25(4):438-47. Epub 2014 Dec 2.

Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, The College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/glycob/cwu131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4339879PMC
April 2015

Severity of old world cutaneous leishmaniasis is influenced by previous exposure to sandfly bites in Saudi Arabia.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Feb 3;9(2):e0003449. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom; Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003449DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4315490PMC
February 2015

Tsetse GmmSRPN10 has anti-complement activity and is important for successful establishment of trypanosome infections in the fly midgut.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Jan 8;9(1):e3448. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 3 Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003448DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287558PMC
January 2015

Independent pathways can transduce the life-cycle differentiation signal in Trypanosoma brucei.

PLoS Pathog 2013 17;9(10):e1003689. Epub 2013 Oct 17.

Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institute for Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1003689DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3798605PMC
May 2014

An investigation into the protein composition of the teneral Glossina morsitans morsitans peritrophic matrix.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Apr 24;8(4):e2691. Epub 2014 Apr 24.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom; Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002691DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3998921PMC
April 2014

Glycoprotein biosynthesis in a eukaryote lacking the membrane protein Rft1.

J Biol Chem 2013 Jul 28;288(28):20616-23. Epub 2013 May 28.

Department of Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M113.479642DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3711325PMC
July 2013

Flying tryps: survival and maturation of trypanosomes in tsetse flies.

Trends Parasitol 2013 Apr 16;29(4):188-96. Epub 2013 Mar 16.

Parasitology Department, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK.

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https://med.uth.edu/mmg/files/2015/02/LI_Dyer_031715.pdf
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2013.02.003DOI Listing
April 2013

Life in cells, hosts, and vectors: parasite evolution across scales.

Infect Genet Evol 2013 Jan 28;13:344-7. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

Centre for Immunity, Infection & Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom.

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http://mideo.eeb.utoronto.ca/files/2013/10/MeetingReport.pdf
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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S156713481200096
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2012.03.016DOI Listing
January 2013

Trichomonas vaginalis pathobiology new insights from the genome sequence.

Adv Parasitol 2011 ;77:87-140

Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-391429-3.00006-XDOI Listing
March 2012

Developmental regulation and extracellular release of a VSG expression-site-associated gene product from Trypanosoma brucei bloodstream forms.

J Cell Sci 2010 Oct 7;123(Pt 19):3401-11. Epub 2010 Sep 7.

Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, Kings' Buildings, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK.

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http://jcs.biologists.org/cgi/doi/10.1242/jcs.068684
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jcs.068684DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2939805PMC
October 2010

The protease resistant surface (PRS) glycoconjugate from Trypanosoma congolense has an inositol-acylated glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor, containing a significant proportion of myristate at the sn-2 position.

Mol Biochem Parasitol 2010 May 6;171(1):50-4. Epub 2010 Feb 6.

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern, Bühlstrasse 28, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molbiopara.2010.02.001DOI Listing
May 2010

Lipid remodelling of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) glycoconjugates in procyclic-form trypanosomes: biosynthesis and processing of GPIs revisited.

Biochem J 2010 May 27;428(3):409-18. Epub 2010 May 27.

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern, Bühlstrasse 28, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BJ20100229DOI Listing
May 2010

Trypanosoma brucei AMP-activated kinase subunit homologs influence surface molecule expression.

Exp Parasitol 2009 Nov 6;123(3):250-7. Epub 2009 Aug 6.

Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2009.07.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2774744PMC
November 2009

Differential trypanosome surface coat regulation by a CCCH protein that co-associates with procyclin mRNA cis-elements.

PLoS Pathog 2009 Feb 27;5(2):e1000317. Epub 2009 Feb 27.

Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1000317DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2642730PMC
February 2009

Deletion of the TbALG3 gene demonstrates site-specific N-glycosylation and N-glycan processing in Trypanosoma brucei.

Glycobiology 2008 May 8;18(5):367-83. Epub 2008 Feb 8.

The Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, The Wellcome Trust Biocentre, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/glycob/cwn014DOI Listing
May 2008

GPI-anchored proteins and free GPI glycolipids of procyclic form Trypanosoma brucei are nonessential for growth, are required for colonization of the tsetse fly, and are not the only components of the surface coat.

Mol Biol Cell 2006 Dec 11;17(12):5265-74. Epub 2006 Oct 11.

Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1091/mbc.e06-08-0702DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1679689PMC
December 2006

Trypanosoma brucei: TbRAB4 regulates membrane recycling and expression of surface proteins in procyclic forms.

Exp Parasitol 2005 Nov 13;111(3):160-71. Epub 2005 Sep 13.

Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, London SW7 2AY, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2005.07.005DOI Listing
November 2005

The suppression of galactose metabolism in procylic form Trypanosoma brucei causes cessation of cell growth and alters procyclin glycoprotein structure and copy number.

J Biol Chem 2005 May 14;280(20):19728-36. Epub 2005 Mar 14.

Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, The School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK.

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http://www.jbc.org/lookup/doi/10.1074/jbc.M502370200
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M502370200DOI Listing
May 2005

Structural characterization of NETNES, a novel glycoconjugate in Trypanosoma cruzi epimastigotes.

J Biol Chem 2005 Apr 13;280(13):12201-11. Epub 2005 Jan 13.

Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M412939200DOI Listing
April 2005

Transposon mutagenesis of Trypanosoma brucei identifies glycosylation mutants resistant to concanavalin A.

J Biol Chem 2004 Jul 29;279(28):28979-88. Epub 2004 Apr 29.

Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M403479200DOI Listing
July 2004

Surface sialic acids taken from the host allow trypanosome survival in tsetse fly vectors.

J Exp Med 2004 May 10;199(10):1445-50. Epub 2004 May 10.

Dept. of Immunoregulation, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, 3-1 Yamada-oka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1084/jem.20030635DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2211819PMC
May 2004

Defects in the N-linked oligosaccharide biosynthetic pathway in a Trypanosoma brucei glycosylation mutant.

Eukaryot Cell 2004 Apr;3(2):255-63

Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC387663PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/ec.3.2.255-263.2004DOI Listing
April 2004

Cleavage of trypanosome surface glycoproteins by alkaline trypsin-like enzyme(s) in the midgut of Glossina morsitans.

Int J Parasitol 2003 Oct;33(12):1319-28

Institut für Zellbiologie, Universität Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0020-7519(03)00182-6DOI Listing
October 2003