Specific expression and export of the Plasmodium falciparum Gametocyte EXported Protein-5 marks the gametocyte ring stage
Marta Tiburcio, Matthew WA Dixon, Oliver Looker, Sumera Younis Younis, Leann Tilley, Pietro Alano
MALARIA JOURNAL | BMC | Published : 2015
Awarded by EU FP7 Grant
Awarded by FP7 Marie Curie ISRES Grant
Awarded by Global Health Program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
We thank Dr. Don Gardiner and Dr. Katharine Trenholme (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute) for support in the production of the pHH1-PfG-EXP5-GFP plasmid; Dr. David Baker (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) for providing the GNP-A4 parasite line, Prof Robin Anders (La Trobe University), Prof Mike Ryan (Monash University) and Prof Alan Cowman (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) for generously providing antibodies, Prof G. Girelli, Dipartimento di Biopatologia Umana, University of Rome "La Sapienza' for providing blood samples for parasite culture at ISS, Rome; Mr Leonardo Picci for mouse immunization and Ms Shannon Kenny for technical assistance. This work was supported by the EU FP7 Grant n. 242095 EVIMalaR, by a travel fellowship to MLT from the FP7 Marie Curie ISRES Grant n. 269238 OzMalNet, the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, the Australia Research Council and Grant OPP1040394 of the Global Health Program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. MWAD was supported by an NHMRC Early career Fellowship and LT is an ARC Australian Professorial Fellow.