Journal article

Cell Traversal Activity Is Important for Plasmodium falciparum Liver Infection in Humanized Mice

Annie SP Yang, Matthew T O'Neill, Charlie Jennison, Sash Lopaticki, Cody C Allison, Jennifer S Armistead, Sara M Erickson, Kelly L Rogers, Andrew M Ellisdon, James C Whisstock, Rebecca E Tweedell, Rhoel R Dinglasan, Donna N Douglas, Norman M Kneteman, Justin A Boddey

Cell Reports | CELL PRESS | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Human Frontiers Science Program


Awarded by Ramaciotti Foundation


Awarded by Australian Research Council Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Melbourne Red Cross for human erythrocytes, Marcello Jacobs-Lorena for the Johns Hopkins University strain of Anopheles stephensi, the US Naval Medical Research Center for HC-04 cells, Ian Cockburn for Hepa1-6 cells, and Fidel Zavala, Alan Cowman, and Jana McBride for CSP, AMA1, and EXP2 antibodies, respectively. We sincerely thank Jelena Levitskaya, Stefanie Trop, Peter Dumoulin, Jinxia Ma, John Sacci, Jr., Julie Healer, and Melissa Hobbs for sharing technical expertise or providing valuable technical assistance, and Alan Cowman and Marc Pellegrini for stimulating discussions. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (Project Grant 1049811), Human Frontiers Science Program (Young Investigator Grant RGY0073/2012), Ramaciotti Foundation (Establishment Grant 3197/2010), and Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC IRIISS. A.S.P.Y. was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award, and J.A.B. was supported by an Australian Research Council Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship (DP110105395). The funders had no role in study design or the decision to publish.