Mitochondrial ATP synthase is dispensable in blood-stage Plasmodium berghei rodent malaria but essential in the mosquito phase
Angelika Sturm, Vanessa Mollard, Anton Cozijnsen, Christopher D Goodman, Geoffrey I McFadden
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | NATL ACAD SCIENCES | Published : 2015
We thank Andy Waters for the Pbs48/45KO and Delta p47 lines, Rebecca Stanaway for the pL0017-GFP<INF>APICO</INF> plasmid, and Bob Sinden for the anti-Pbs28 antibody. We thank Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena for teaching us to infect mosquitoes and Jake Baum for suggesting the cross. We thank the ImmunoID Flow Cytometry Facility at the University of Melbourne for assisting with the growth competition experiment. A.S. was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). We gratefully acknowledge a National Health and Medical Research Council Program Grant, an Australian Research Council Federation Fellowship, and an Australian Research Council Discovery Project (to G.I.M.).