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    Publications

    2018

    Deligianni E, Silmon de Monerri NC, McMillan PJ, Bertuccini L, Superti F, Manola M, Spanos L, Louis C, Blackman MJ, Tilley L, Siden-Kiamos I. (2018) Essential role of Plasmodium perforin-like protein 4 in ookinete midgut passage. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 13;13(8):e0201651. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201651.
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    Goulielmaki E, Kaforou S, Venugopal K, Loukeris TG, Siden-Kiamos I, Koussis K. (2018) Distinct effects of HIV protease inhibitors and ERAD inhibitors on zygote to ookinete transition of the malaria parasite. Mol Biochem Parasitol 220, March 2018, Pages 10-14.
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    Kefi M, Mavridis K, Simões ML, Dimopoulos G, Siden-Kiamos I, Vontas J. (2018) New rapid one-step PCR diagnostic assay for Plasmodium falciparum infective mosquitoes. Sci. Rep. 23;8(1):1462. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19780-6.
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    Deligianni E, Andreadaki M, Koutsouris K, Siden-Kiamos I. (2018) Sequence and functional divergence of gametocyte-specific parasitophorous vacuole membrane proteins in Plasmodium parasites. Mol Biochem Parasitol 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2018.01.002.
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    Andreadaki M, Hanssen E, Deligianni E, Claudet C, Wengelnik K, Mollard V, McFadden GI, Abkarian M, Braun-Breton C, Siden-Kiamos I. (2018) Sequential Membrane Rupture and Vesiculation during Plasmodium berghei Gametocyte Egress from the Red Blood Cell. Sci. Rep. Feb 23;8(1):3543. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21801-3.
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    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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