Publications

This page provides downloadable research publications from our partners across the NTD Network.

Amino acid and polyamine membrane transporters in Trypanosoma cruzi: Biological function and evaluation as drug targets

Melisa Sayé, Chantal Reigada, Lucrecia Gauna, Edward A. Valera-Vera, Claudio A. Pereira*, Mariana R. Miranda.

Published November 15, 2019

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Identification of Trypanosoma cruzi Polyamine Transport Inhibitors by Computational Drug Repurposing

Chantal Reigada, Melisa Sayé, Otto Phanstiel IV, Edward Valera-Vera, Mariana R. Miranda and Claudio A. Pereira

Published November 8, 2019

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Nanopore Sequencing Significantly Improves Genome Assembly of the Protozoan Parasite Trypanosoma cruzi

Florencia Díaz-Viraqué, Sebastián Pita, Gonzalo Greif, Rita de Cassia Moreira de Souza, Gregorio Iraola and Carlos Robello

Published July 1, 2019

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Mining for natural product antileishmanials in a fungal extract library

A. J. Mbekeani, R. S. Jones, M. Bassas Llorens, J. Elliot, C. Regnault, M. P. Barrett, J. Steele, B. Kebeded, S. K. Wrigley, L. Evans, P. W. Denny

Published June 11, 2019

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Repurposing of terconazole as an anti Trypanosoma cruzi agent

Chantal Reigada, Melisa Saye, Edward Valera-Vera, Mariana R. Miranda, Claudio A. Pereira

Published June 1, 2019

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Biology of the Trypanosoma cruzi Genome

Luisa Berná, Sebastián Pita, María Laura Chiribao, Adriana Parodi-Talice, Fernando Alvarez-Valin and Carlos Robello

Published May 23, 2019

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The Tritryps Comparative Repeatome: Insights on Repetitive Element Evolution in Trypanosomatid Pathogens

Sebastián Pita, Florencia Díaz-Viraqué, Gregorio Iraola and Carlos Robello

Published February 1, 2019

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Tamoxifen inhibits the biosynthesis of inositolphosphorylceramide in Leishmania

Cristiana T. Trinconi, Danilo C. Miguel, Ariel M. Silber, Christopher Brown, John G.M. Mina, Paul W. Denny, Norton Heise, Silvia R.B. Uliana

Published October 23, 2018

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Yeast: bridging the gap between phenotypic and biochemical assays for high-throughput screening

Paul W. Denny

Published October 16, 2018

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Early Trypanosoma cruzi infection triggers mTORC1-mediated respiration increase and mitochondrial biogenesis in human primary cardiomyocytes

M. Gabriela Libisch, Paula Faral-Tello, Nisha J. Garg, Rafael Radi, Lucía Piacenza and Carlos Robello

Published August 16, 2018

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Expanding an expanded genome: long-read sequencing of Trypanosoma cruzi

Luisa Berna, Matias Rodriguez, María Laura Chiribao, Adriana Parodi-Talice, Sebastian Pita, Gastón Rijo, Fernando Alvarez-Valin and Carlos Robello

Published April 3, 2018

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The uptake and metabolism of amino acids, and their unique role in the biology of pathogenic trypanosomatids

Letícia Marchese, Janaina de Freitas Nascimento, Flávia Silva Damasceno, Frédéric Bringaud, Paul A. M. Michels and Ariel Mariano Silber

Published April 1, 2018

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A complex interplay between sphingolipid and sterol metabolism revealed by perturbations to the Leishmania metabolome caused by miltefosine

Emily G. Armitage , Amjed Q. I. Alqaisi, Joanna Godzien, Imanol Peña , Alison J. Mbekeani , Vanesa Alsonso-Herranz, Ángeles López-Gonzálvez, Julio Martín, Raquel Gabarro, Paul W. Denny, Michael P. Barrett and Coral Barbas

Published February 20, 2018

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Identifying inhibitors of the Leishmania inositol phosphorylceramide synthase with antiprotozoal activity using a yeast-based assay and ultra-high throughput screening platform

Jennifer L. Norclife, John G. Mina, Emilio Alvarez, Juan Cantizani, Francisco de DiosAnton, Gonzalo Colmenarejo, Silva Gonzalez-Del Valle, Maria Marco, José M. Fiandor, Julio J. Martin, Patrick G. Steel & Paul W. Denny

Published March 2, 2018

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Genetically validated drug targets in Leishmania: Current knowledge and future prospects

Nathaniel G. Jones, Carolina M. C. Catta-Preta, Ana Paula C. A. Lima and Jeremy C. Mottram

Published January 31, 2018

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Microbial protein targets: towards understanding and intervention

Paul W. Denny

Published November 16, 2017

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