Journal article

Protein O-fucosylation in Plasmodium falciparum ensures efficient infection of mosquito and vertebrate hosts

Sash Lopaticki, Annie SP Yang, Alan John, Nichollas E Scott, James P Lingford, Matthew T O'Neill, Sara M Erickson, Nicole C McKenzie, Charlie Jennison, Lachlan W Whitehead, Donna N Douglas, Norman M Kneteman, Ethan D Goddard-Borger, Justin A Boddey

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017


Awarded by Medical Research Council

Awarded by Human Frontiers Science Program

Awarded by Ramaciotti Foundation Establishment Grants

Awarded by University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme

Awarded by NHMRC Overseas Biomedical Fellowship

Awarded by Australian Research Council QEII Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Melbourne Red Cross for erythrocytes, the US Naval Medical Research Centre for HC-04 cells, Fidel Zavala for PfCSP antibodies, Alan Cowman for PfTRAP and PfAldolase antibodies and Andrew Webb, Liana Mackiewicz, Alexandra Garnham, and Melissa Hobbs for valuable technical assistance. This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (Project Grants 1049811 and 1100164), Human Frontiers Science Program (RGY0073/2012), Ramaciotti Foundation Establishment Grants (3197/2010 and ES2013/0111) and the University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme (603107). We also acknowledge Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC IRIISS. A.S.P.Y., A.J., and N.C.M. were supported by Australian Postgraduate Awards, N.E.S. was supported by a NHMRC Overseas Biomedical Fellowship (1037373), E.D.G.-B. was supported by a VESKI Innovation Fellowship and J.A.B. was supported by an Australian Research Council QEII Fellowship (DP110105395).