Journal article

Plasmodium falciparum centromeres display a unique epigenetic makeup and cluster prior to and during schizogony

Wieteke AM Hoeijmakers, Christian Flueck, Kees-Jan Francoijs, Arne H Smits, Johanna Wetzel, Jennifer C Volz, Alan F Cowman, Till Voss, Hendrik G Stunnenberg, Richard Bartfai

Cellular Microbiology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

The research described in this manuscript has received funding from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO Toptalent 021.001.011), the European Community (EVIMalaR EU-FP7_242095) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (PP00A-110835; http://www.snf.ch). J.C.V. was initially supported by a HFSP long-term fellowship, A. F. C. is an Australia Fellow of NHMRC. We are grateful to Robert Sauerwein, Anne Teirlinck and Ben van Schaijk for kindly providing NF54 and NF135 genomic DNA. Furthermore, we would like to thank our colleagues at the Molecular Biology and Medical Microbiology Departments at Radboud University Nijmegen for technical help and/or valuable discussions as well as the members of the Cowman lab for help and support. Specifically, we are grateful to Danny Wilson, Sash Lopaticki, Dejan Bursac, Alan Yap and Kelly Rogers for help with Immunofluoresence Assay and microscopy. This project greatly benefitted from the excellent resource provided by PlasmoDB (Aurrecoechea et al., 2009) and GeneDB (Hertz-Fowler et al., 2004).