Vector-based RNA interference of cathepsin B1 in Schistosoma mansoni
Elissaveta B Tchoubrieva, Poh C Ong, Robert N Pike, Paul J Brindley, Bernd H Kalinna
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences | SPRINGER BASEL AG | Published : 2010
Awarded by NIH-NIAID
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Schistosome-infected snails were provided by Dr. Fred A. Lewis, Biomedical Research Institute, Rockville, MD, USA, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Contract N01-A1-30026. We gratefully acknowledge the expert advice from Ms. Mary Duke (QMIR, Brisbane, Australia) regarding the establishment of the schistosome life cycle and Mrs. Jane Howard (University of Melbourne, Australia) for technical expertise in producing the virus. The research was supported by NIH-NIAID award number RO1AI072773 to PJB and BHK and by a project grant of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (App ID 454422) to BHK and PJB.