Plasmodium falciparum subtilisin-like ookinete protein SOPT plays an important and conserved role during ookinete infection of the Anopheles stephensi midgut
Jennifer S Armistead, Charlie Jennison, Matthew T O'Neill, Sash Lopaticki, Peter Liehl, Kirsten K Hanson, Takeshi Annoura, Pravin Rajasekaran, Sara M Erickson, Christopher J Tonkin, Shahid M Khan, Maria M Mota, Justin A Boddey
Molecular Microbiology | WILEY | Published : 2018
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
Awarded by Human Frontiers Science Program
Awarded by Australian Research Council
We thank Ryan Smith (Iowa State University) for helpful discussions regarding SRPN6 expression and the Australian Red Cross Melbourne for human erythrocytes and serum. Monoclonal Antibody 4B7 anti-Plasmodium falciparum 25 kDa Gamete Surface Protein (Pfs25), MRA-28, was obtained through BEI Resources NIAID, NIH, contributed by David C. Kaslow. Anti-aldolase antibodies were a gift from Alan Cowman. This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (Project Grant 1049811), Human Frontiers Science Program (RGY0073/2012), and a Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC IRIISS. JAB was a Queen Elizabeth II Fellow of the Australian Research Council (DP110105395). The funders had no role in study design, data collection, and interpretation, or the decision to submit the work for publication.