Experimentelle Parasitologie






Das, S., Lemgruber, L., Tay, C. L., Baum, J. and Meissner, M. (2017) Multiple essential functions of Plasmodium falciparum actin-1 during malaria blood-stage development. BMC Biology, 15(1), 70. (doi:10.1186/s12915-017-0406-2) (PMID:28810863) (PMCID:PMC5557482)

Gras, S., Jackson, A., Woods, S., Pall, G., Whitelaw, J., Leung, J. M., Ward, G. E., Roberts, C. W. and Meissner, M. (2017) Parasites lacking the micronemal protein MIC2 are deficient in surface attachment and host cell egress, but remain virulent in vivo. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 32. (doi:10.12688/wellcomeopenres.11594.1) (PMID:28630943) (PMCID:PMC5473411)

Whitelaw, J. A. et al. (2017) Surface attachment, promoted by the actomyosin system of Toxoplasma gondii is important for efficient gliding motility and invasion. BMC Biology, 15, 1. (doi:10.1186/s12915-016-0343-5) (PMID:28100223) (PMCID:PMC5242020)

Bichet, M., Touquet, B., Gonzalez, V., Florent, I., Meissner, M. and Tardieux, I. (2016) Genetic impairment of parasite myosin motors uncovers the contribution of host cell membrane dynamics to Toxoplasma invasion forces. BMC Biology, 14, 97. (doi:10.1186/s12915-016-0316-8) (PMID:27829452) (PMCID:PMC5101828)

Jakob, P. H., Kehrer, J., Flood, P., Wiegel, C., Haselmann, U., Meissner, M., Stelzer, E. H.K. and Reynaud, E. G. (2016) A 3-D cell culture system to study epithelia functions using microcarriers. Cytotechnology, 68(5), pp. 1813-1825. (doi:10.1007/s10616-015-9935-0) (PMID:26847791)

Jimenez Ruiz, E. , Morlong-Guyot, J., Daher, W. and Meissner, M. (2016) Vacuolar protein sorting mechanisms in apicomplexan parasites. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 209(1-2), pp. 18-25. (doi:10.1016/j.molbiopara.2016.01.007) (PMID:26844642) (PMCID:PMC5154328)

Duncan, S. M., Myburgh, E., Philipon, C., Brown, E., Meissner, M., Brewer, J. and Mottram, J. (2016) Conditional gene deletion with DiCre demonstrates an essential role for CRK3 in Leishmania mexicana cell cycle regulation. Molecular Microbiology, 100(6), pp. 931-944. (doi:10.1111/mmi.13375) (PMID:26991545) (PMCID:PMC4913733)

Harding, C. R., Egarter, S., Gow, M., Jiménez-Ruiz, E. , Ferguson, D. J.P. and Meissner, M. (2016) Gliding associated proteins play essential roles during the formation of the inner membrane complex of toxoplasma gondii. PLoS Pathogens, 12(2), e1005403. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005403) (PMID:26845335) (PMCID:PMC4742064)

Williams, M. J., Alonso, H., Enciso, M., Egarter, S., Sheiner, L., Meissner, M., Striepen, B., Smith, B. J. and Tonkin, C. J. (2015) Two essential light chains regulate the MyoA lever arm to promote Toxoplasma gliding motility. mBIO, 6(5), e00845-15. (doi:10.1128/mBio.00845-15) (PMID:26374117) (PMCID:PMC4600101)

Lagal, V., Dinis, M., Cannella, D., Bargieri, D., Gonzalez, V., Andenmatten, N., Meissner, M. and Tardieux, I. (2015) AMA1-deficient toxoplasma gondii parasites transiently colonize mice and trigger an innate immune response that leads to long-lasting protective immunity. Infection and Immunity, 83(6), pp. 2475-2486. (doi:10.1128/IAI.02606-14) (PMID:25847964)

Pieperhoff, M. et al. (2015) Conditional U1 gene silencing in Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS ONE, 10(6), e0130356. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130356) (PMID:26090798) (PMCID:PMC4474610)

Tang, Q., Andenmatten, N., Hortua Triana, M. A., Deng, B., Meissner, M., Moreno, S. N.J., Ballif, B. and Ward, G. E. (2014) Calcium-dependent phosphorylation alters class XIVa myosin function in the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 25(17), pp. 2579-2591. (doi:10.1091/mbc.E13-11-0648)

Jimenez-Ruiz, E., Wong, E. H., Pall, G. S. and Meissner, M. (2014) Advantages and disadvantages of conditional systems for characterization of essential genes in Toxoplasma gondii. Parasitology, 141(11), pp. 1390-1398. 24926834. (doi:10.1017/S0031182014000559)

Harding, C. R. and Meissner, M. (2014) The inner membrane complex through development of Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium. Cellular Microbiology, 16(5), pp. 632-641. (doi:10.1111/cmi.12285)

Egarter, S., Andenmatten, N., Jackson, A. J., Whitelaw, J. A., Pall, G., Black, J. A., Ferguson, D. J.P., Tardieux, I., Mogilner, A. and Meissner, M. (2014) The Toxoplasma Acto-MyoA motor complex is important but not essential for gliding motility and host cell invasion. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e91819. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091819)

Bargieri, D., Lagal, V., Andenmatten, N., Tardieux, I., Meissner, M. and Ménard, R. (2014) Host cell invasion by apicomplexan parasites: the junction conundrum. PLoS Pathogens, 10(9), e1004273. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004273)

Jackson, A. J., Clucas, C., Mamczur, N. J., Ferguson, D. J. and Meissner, M. (2013) Toxoplasma gondii Syntaxin 6 is required for vesicular transport between endosomal-like compartments and the Golgi Complex. Traffic, 14(11), pp. 1166-1181. (doi:10.1111/tra.12102)

Collins, C.R., Das, S., Wong, E.H., Andenmatten, N., Stallmach, R., Hackett, F., Herman, J.-P., Muller, S., Meissner, M. and Blackman, M.J. (2013) Robust inducible Cre recombinase activity in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparumenables efficient gene deletion within a single asexual erythrocytic growth cycle. Molecular Microbiology, 88(4), pp. 687-701. (doi:10.1111/mmi.12206)

Andenmatten, N., Egarter, S., Jackson, A.J., Jullien, N., Herman, J.-P. and Meissner, M. (2013) Conditional genome engineering in Toxoplasma gondii uncovers alternative invasion mechanisms. Nature Methods, 10, pp. 125-127. (doi:10.1038/nmeth.2301)

Bargieri, D.Y., Andenmatten, N., Lagal, V., Thiberge, S., Whitelaw, J.A., Tardieux, I., Meissner, M. and Ménard, R. (2013) Apical membrane antigen 1 mediates apicomplexan parasite attachment but is dispensable for host cell invasion. Nature Communications, 4(2552), (doi:10.1038/ncomms3552)

Kremer, K. et al. (2013) An overexpression screen of toxoplasma gondii rab-GTPases reveals distinct transport routes to the micronemes. PLoS Pathogens, 9(3), e1003213. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003213)

Pieperhoff, M.S., Schmitt, M., Ferguson, D.J.P. and Meissner, M. (2013) The role of clathrin in post-golgi trafficking in toxoplasma gondii. PLoS ONE, 8(10), e77620. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077620)

Tomavo, S., Slomianny, C., Meissner, M. and Carruthers, V.B. (2013) Protein trafficking through the endosomal system prepares intracellular parasites for a home invasion. PLoS Pathogens, 9(10), e1003629. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003629)

Kudryashev, M., Münter, S., Lemgruber, L., Montagna, G., Stahlberg, H., Matuschewski, K., Meissner, M., Cyrklaff, M. and Frischknecht, F. (2012) Structural basis for chirality and directional motility ofPlasmodiumsporozoites. Cellular Microbiology, 14(11), pp. 1757-1768. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2012.01836.x)

Rached, F.B., Ndjembo-Ezougou, C., Chandran, S., Talabani, H., Yera, H., Dandavate, V., Bourdoncle, P., Meissner, M., Tatu, U. and Langsley, G. (2012) Construction of a Plasmodium falciparum Rab-interactome identifies CK1 and PKA as Rab-effector kinases in malaria parasites. Biology of the Cell, 104(1), pp. 34-47. (doi:10.1111/boc.201100081)

Anderson-White, B., Beck, J.R., Chen, C.-T., Meissner, M., Bradley, P.J. and Gubbels, M.-J. (2012) Cytoskeleton assembly in toxoplasma gondii cell division. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology, 298, pp. 1-31. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-394309-5.00001-8)

Feustel, S.M., Meissner, M. and Liesenfeld, O. (2012) Toxoplasma gondii and the blood-brain barrier. Virulence, 3(2), pp. 182-192. (doi:10.4161/viru.19004)

Stutz, A., Kessler, H., Kaschel, M., Meissner, M. and Dalpke, A.H. (2012) Cell invasion and strain dependent induction of suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 by Toxoplasma gondii. Immunobiology, 217(1), pp. 28-36. (doi:10.1016/j.imbio.2011.08.008)

Lachenmaier, S.M., Deli, M.A. and Meissner, M. (2011) Intracellular transport of Toxoplasma gondii through the blood–brain barrier. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 232(1-2), pp. 119-130. (doi:10.1016/j.jneuroim.2010.10.029)
Tawk, L. et al. (2011) Phosphatidylinositol 3-monophosphate is involved in Toxoplasma apicoplast biogenesis. PLoS Pathogens, 7(2), e1001286. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001286)

Agop-Nersesian, C., Egarter, S., Langsley, G., Foth, B.J., Ferguson, D.J. P., Meissner, M. and Sibley, L.D. (2010) Biogenesis of the inner membrane complex is dependent on vesicular transport by the alveolate specific GTPase Rab11B. PLoS Pathogens, 6(7), e1001029. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001029)

Breinich, M. et al. (2009) A dynamin is required for the biogenesis of secretory organelles in Toxoplasma gondii. Current Biology, 19(4), pp. 277-286. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.01.039)

Dooren, G., Reiff, S., Tomova, C., Meissner, M., Humbel, B. and Striepen, B. (2009) A novel dynamin-related protein has been recruited for apicoplast fission in Toxoplasma gondii. Current Biology, 19(4), pp. 267-276. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2008.12.048)

Agop-Nersesian, C., Naissant, B., Ben Rached, F., Rauch, M., Kretzschmar, A., Thiberge, S., Menard, R., Ferguson, D.J.P., Meissner, M. and Langsley, G. (2009) Rab11A-controlled assembly of the inner membrane complex is required for completion of apicomplexan cytokinesis. PLoS Pathogens, 5(1), e1000270. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000270)

Meissner, M. and Klaus, K. (2009) What new cell biology findings could bring to therapeutics: is it time for a phenome-project in Toxoplasma gondii? Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 104(2), pp. 185-189. (doi:10.1590/S0074-02762009000200010)

Baum, J., Gilberger, T.W., Frischknecht, F. and Meissner, M. (2008) Host-cell invasion by malaria parasites: insights from Plasmodium and Toxoplasma. Trends in Parasitology, 24(12), pp. 557-563. (doi:10.1016/j.pt.2008.08.006)

Agop-Nersesian, C., Pfahler, J., Lanzer, M. and Meissner, M. (2008) Functional expression of ribozymes in Apicomplexa: Towards exogenous control of gene expression by inducible RNA-cleavage. International Journal for Parasitology, 38(6), pp. 673-681. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2007.10.015)

Langsley, G., van Noort, V., Carret, C., Meissner, M., de Villiers, E.P., Bishop, R. and Pain, A. (2008) Comparative genomics, of the Rab protein family in Apicomplexan parasites. Microbes and Infection, 10(5), pp. 462-470. (doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2008.01.017)

Kessler, H., Herm-Gotz, A., Hegge, S., Rauch, M., Soldati-Favre, D., Frischknecht, F. and Meissner, M. (2008) Microneme protein 8 - a new essential invasion factor in Toxoplasma gondii. Journal of Cell Science, 121(7), pp. 947-956. (doi:10.1242/jcs.022350)

Book Sections

Jacot, D., Meissner, M., Sheiner, L., Soldati-Favre, D. and Striepen, B. (2014) Genetic manipulation of toxoplasma gondii. In: Weiss, L.M. and Kim, K. (eds.) Toxoplasma Gondii. Elsevier Academic Press: Burlington, VT, pp. 577-611. ISBN 9780123965363 (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-396481-6.00017-9)

Book Reviews

Doerig, C. et al. (2009) Signalling in malaria parasites the malsig consortium. Parasite-Journal De La Societe Francaise De Parasitologie, 16(3), pp. 169-182. [Book Review]