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    Publications

    2017

    Koussis K, Goulielmaki E, Chalari A, Withers-Martinez C, Siden-Kiamos I, Matuschewski K, Loukeris TG. (2017) Targeted Deletion of a Plasmodium Site-2 Protease Impairs Life Cycle Progression in the Mammalian Host. PLoS One. 12(1):e0170260
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    2016

    Currà C, Gessmann R, Pace T, Picci L, Peruzzi G, Varamogianni-Mamatsi V, Spanos L, Garcia CR, Spaccapelo R, Ponzi M, Siden-Kiamos I (2016) Release of Plasmodium sporozoites requires proteins with histone-fold dimerization domains. Nat Commun. 2016 Dec 16;7:13846. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13846.
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    Andreadaki M, Deligianni E, Nika F, Siden-Kiamos I. (2016) Expression of the Plasmodium berghei actin II gene is controlled by elements in a long genomic region. Parasitol Res. 115(8):3261-5.
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    2015

    Andreadaki M, Mollenkopf HJ, Nika F, Brady D, Tewari R, Matuschewski K, Siden-Kiamos I. (2015) Global expression profiling reveals shared and distinct transcript signatures in arrested act2(-) and CDPK4(-) Plasmodium berghei gametocytes.Mol Biochem Parasitol.201(2):100-7.
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    Tampaki Z, Mwakubambanya RS, Goulielmaki E, Kaforou S, Kim K, Waters AP, Carruthers VB, Siden-Kiamos I, Loukeris TG, Koussis K. (2015) Ectopic Expression of a Neospora caninum Kazal Type Inhibitor Triggers Developmental Defects in Toxoplasma and Plasmodium. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 24;10(3):e0121379. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121379
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    Olivieri A, Bertuccini L, Deligianni E, Franke-Fayard B, Currà C, Siden-Kiamos I, Hanssen E, Grasso F, Superti F, Pace T, Fratini F, Janse CJ, Ponzi M. (2015) Distinct properties of the egress-related osmiophilic bodies in male and female gametocytes of the rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei. Cell Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 17(3):355-68. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12370
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    Hliscs M, Millet C, Dixon MW, Siden-Kiamos I, McMillan P, Tilley L. (2015) Organisation and function of an actin cytoskeleton in Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes. Cell Microbiol. 2015 Feb;17(2):207-25. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12359
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    2014

    Guerreiro A, Deligianni E, Santos J. M, Silva P, Louis C, Pain A, Janse C. J, Franke-Fayard B, Carret C. K, Sidén-Kiamos I, Mair G R. (2014) Genome-wide RIP-Chip analysis of translational repressor-bound mRNAs in the Plasmodium gametocyte. Genome Biology 15:493
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    Goulielmaki E, Sidén-Kiamos I, Loukeris TG. (2014) Functional Characterization of Anopheles Matrix Metalloprotease 1 Reveals Its Agonistic Role during Sporogonic Development of Malaria Parasites. Infect Immun. 2014 Nov;82(11):4865-77. doi: 10.1128/IAI.02080-14
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    Andreadaki, M., Morgan, R.N., Deligianni, E., Kooij T.W.A., Santos, J.M., Spanos, L., Matuschewski, K., Louis, C., Mair, G.R., and Siden-Kiamos, I. (2014) Genetic crosses and complementation reveal essential functions for the Plasmodium stage-specific actin2 in sporogonic development. Cell. Microbiol. 16(5):751-67. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12274
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    Vahokoski, J., Bhargav, S.P., Desfosses, A., Andreadaki, M., Kumpula, E.-P., Martinez, S.M., Ignatev, A., Lepper, S., Frischknecht, F., Sidén-Kiamos, I., Sachse, C., and Kursula, I. (2014) Structural Differences Explain Diverse Functions of Plasmodium Actins. PLoS Pathog. Apr 17;10(4):e1004091. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004091.
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    2013

    Deligianni, E., Morgan, R.N., Bertuccini, L., Wirth, C.C., Silmon de Monerri, N.C., Spanos, L., Blackman, M.J., Louis , C., Pradel, G., and Siden-Kiamos, I. (2013) A perforin-like protein mediates disruption of the erythrocyte membrane during egress of Plasmodium berghei male gametocytes Cell. Microbiol. 15(8):1438-55, Aug 2013
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    Currà C, Di Luca M, Picci L, de Sousa Silva Gomes dos Santos C, Siden-Kiamos I, Pace T, Ponzi M. (2013) The ETRAMP family member SEP2 is expressed throughout Plasmodium berghei life cycle and is released during sporozoite gliding motility. PLOS One 8(6):e67238
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    2012

    Siden-Kiamos, I., Louis, C., Matuschewski, K. (2012). Evidence for filamentous actin in ookinetes of a malarial parasite. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 181(2):186-9
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    2011

    Deligianni E, Morgan RN, Bertuccini L, Kooij TW, Laforge A, Nahar C, Poulakakis N, Schüler H, Louis C, Matuschewski K, Siden-Kiamos I. (2011) Critical role for a stage-specific actin in male exflagellation of the malaria parasite. Cell Microbiol. 13:1714-1730
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    Siden-Kiamos I, Ganter M, Kunze A, Hliscs M, Steinbüchel M, Mendoza J, Sinden RE, Louis C, Matuschewski, K. (2011) Stage-specific Depletion of Myosin A Supports an Essential Role in Motility of Malarial Ookinetes. Cell Microbiol.13:1996-2006
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    2010

    Siden-Kiamos I, Schüler H, Liakopoulos D, Louis C. (2010) Arp1, an actin-related protein, in Plasmodium berghei. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 173(2):88-96
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    2009

    Ponzi M, Sidén-Kiamos I, Bertuccini L, Currà C, Kroeze H, Camarda G, Pace T, Franke-Fayard B, Laurentino EC, Louis C, Waters AP, Janse CJ, Alano P. (2009) Egress of Plasmodium berghei gametes from their host erythrocyte is mediated by the MDV-1/PEG3 protein. Cell Microbiol. 11(8):1272-88
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