Journal article

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

Funding Acknowledgements

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.