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2020

Induction of effective immunity against Trypanosoma cruzi

Williams, T., Guerrero-Ros, I., Ma, Y., Dos Santos, F. M., Scherer, P. E., Gordillo, R., Horta, A., Macian, F., Weiss, L. M. & Huang, H., Apr 1 2020, In : Infection and immunity. 88, 4, e00908-19.

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In Vitro characterization of protein effector export in the bradyzoite stage of Toxoplasma gondii

Mayoral, J., Shamamian, P. & Weiss, L. M., Mar 1 2020, In : mBio. 11, 2, e00046-20.

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Open Access

MAG2, a toxoplasma gondii bradyzoite stage-specific cyst matrix protein

Tu, V., Mayoral, J., Yakubu, R. R., Tomita, T., Sugi, T., Han, B., Williams, T., Ma, Y. & Weiss, L. M., Jan 1 2020, In : mSphere. 5, 1, e00100-20.

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1 Scopus citations

Resolvin d1 administration is beneficial in trypanosoma cruzi infection

Horta, A. L., Williams, T., Han, B., Ma, Y., Menezes, A. P. J., Tu, V., Talvani, A., Weiss, L. M. & Huang, H., Jun 1 2020, In : Infection and immunity. 88, 6, e00052.

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The role of fat on cardiomyopathy outcome in mouse models of chronic Trypanosoma cruzi infection

Zaki, P., Domingues, E. L., Amjad, F. M., Narde, M. B., Gonçalves, K. R., Viana, M. L., de Paula, H., de Lima, W. G., Huang, H., Bahia, M. T., Sherer, P. E., dos Santos, F. M., Weiss, L. M. & Tanowitz, H. B., Jun 1 2020, In : Parasitology research. 119, 6, p. 1829-1843 15 p.

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The Toxoplasma gondii cyst wall interactome

Tu, V., Ma, Y., Tomita, T., Sugi, T., Mayoral, J., Han, B., Yakubu, R. R., Williams, T., Horta, A. & Weiss, L. M., Jan 1 2020, In : mBio. 11, 1, e02699-19.

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Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2019

A MetAP2 inhibitor blocks adipogenesis, yet improves glucose uptake in cells

Siddik, M. A. B., Das, B. C., Weiss, L., Dhurandhar, N. V. & Hegde, V., Jan 2 2019, In : Adipocyte. 8, 1, p. 240-253 14 p.

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Open Access
2 Scopus citations

An Ultrastructural Study of the Extruded Polar Tube of Anncaliia algerae (Microsporidia)

Takvorian, P. M., Han, B., Cali, A., Rice, W. J., Gunther, L., Macaluso, F. P. & Weiss, L. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.

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3 Scopus citations

A worm in the cytology laboratory: A root cause analysis case study

El Hussein, S., Guerrero, D., Rozental, S., Weiss, L. M., Gera, S., Suhrland, M. J., Fatyan, A. & Khader, S. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Diagnostic Cytopathology.

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Diet Alters Serum Metabolomic Profiling in the Mouse Model of Chronic Chagas Cardiomyopathy

Lizardo, K., Ayyappan, J. P., Ganapathi, U., Dutra, W. O., Qiu, Y., Weiss, L. M. & Nagajyothi, F., Jan 1 2019, In : Disease markers. 2019, 4956016.

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Open Access

Enrichment and proteomic characterization of the cyst wall from in vitro toxoplasma gondii cysts

Tu, V., Mayoral, J., Sugi, T., Tomita, T., Han, B., Ma, Y. F. & Weissa, L. M., Mar 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 2, e00469-19.

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16 Scopus citations

HIV portends a poor prognosis in myelodysplastic syndromes

Kaner, J. D., Thibaud, S., Jasra, S., Wang, Y., Janakiram, M., Sharma, A., Sridharan, A., Elias, H., Polineni, R., Assal, A., Weiss, L., Braunschweig, I., Steidl, U., Pradhan, K., Shastri, A., Chaitowitz, M., Zingman, B., Will, B., Mantzaris, I. & Verma, A., Dec 6 2019, In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. 60, 14, p. 3529-3535 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

In memorium Herbert B. Tanowitz, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FRSTMH 6 September 1941 – 17 July 2018

Weiss, L. M. & Coyle, C., Jan 23 2019, In : Parasitology research. 118, 1, p. 353-354 2 p.

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Microsporidia interact with host cell mitochondria via voltage-dependent anion channels using sporoplasm surface protein 1

Han, B., Ma, Y., Tu, V., Tomita, T., Mayoral, J., Williams, T., Horta, A., Huang, H. & Weissa, L. M., Jan 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4, e01944-19.

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1 Scopus citations

Novel Synthetic Polyamines Have Potent Antimalarial Activities in vitro and in vivo by Decreasing Intracellular Spermidine and Spermine Concentrations

El Bissati, K., Redel, H., Ting, L. M., Lykins, J. D., McPhillie, M. J., Upadhya, R., Woster, P. M., Yarlett, N., Kim, K. & Weiss, L. M., 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, 1 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Penetration of CD8+ Cytotoxic T Cells into Large Target, Tissue Cysts of Toxoplasma gondii, Leads to Its Elimination

Tiwari, A., Hannah, R., Lutshumba, J., Ochiai, E., Weiss, L. M. & Suzuki, Y., Aug 2019, In : American Journal of Pathology. 189, 8, p. 1594-1607 14 p.

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2 Scopus citations
Open Access
2018

Characterization of a SRS13: a new cyst wall mucin-like domain containing protein

Tomita, T., Ma, Y. & Weiss, L., Aug 1 2018, In : Parasitology research. 117, 8, p. 2457-2466 10 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Observations on bradyzoite biology

Tu, V., Yakubu, R. & Weiss, L. M., Oct 1 2018, In : Microbes and Infection. 20, 9-10, p. 466-476 11 p.

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9 Scopus citations

The 14th International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists (IWOP 14)

Cushion, M. T., Limper, A. H., Porollo, A., Saper, V. E., Sinai, A. P. & Weiss, L. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 65, 6, p. 934-939 6 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Trypanosoma cruzi produces the specialized proresolving mediators resolvin D1, resolvin D5, and resolvin E2

Colas, R. A., Ashton, A. W., Mukherjee, S., Dalli, J., Akide-Ndunge, O. B., Huang, H., Desruisseaux, M. S., Guan, F., Jelicks, L. A., dos Santos, F. M., Nagajyothi, F., Zingman, M. A., Reyes, J., Weiss, L. M., Serhan, C. N. & Tanowitz, H. B., Apr 1 2018, In : Infection and immunity. 86, 4, e00688-17.

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5 Scopus citations
2017

A new development in trypanosoma cruzi detection

Tanowitz, H. B. & Weiss, L. M., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 3, p. 690-692 3 p.

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2 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Identification of compounds that suppress Toxoplasma gondii tachyzoites & Bradyzoites

Murata, Y., Sugi, T., Weiss, L. M. & Kato, K., Jun 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 6, e0178203.

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15 Scopus citations

Making home sweet and sturdy: Toxoplasma gondii ppGaLNAc-Ts glycosylate in hierarchical order and confer cyst wall rigidity

Tomita, T., Sugiyakubu, T., Tu, V., Ma, Y. & Weiss, L. M., Jan 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 1, e02048-16.

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22 Scopus citations

Microsporidia: Obligate intracellular pathogens within the fungal kingdom

Han, B. & Weiss, L. M., 2017, In : Microbiology spectrum. 5, 2, FUNK-0018-2016.

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42 Scopus citations

The role of microsporidian polar tube protein 4 (PTP4) in host cell infection

Han, B., Polonais, V., Sugi, T., Yakubu, R., Takvorian, P. M., Cali, A., Maier, K., Long, M., Levy, M., Tanowitz, H. B., Pan, G., Delbac, F., Zhou, Z. & Weiss, L. M., Apr 2017, In : PLoS pathogens. 13, 4, e1006341.

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23 Scopus citations

Toxoplasma gondii requires glycogen phosphorylase for balancing amylopectin storage and for efficient production of brain cysts

Sugi, T., Tu, V., Ma, Y., Tomita, T. & Weiss, L. M., Jul 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 4, e01289-17.

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14 Scopus citations
2016

An improved method for introducing site-directed point mutation into the Toxoplasma gondii genome using CRISPR/Cas9

Sugi, T., Kato, K. & Weiss, L. M., Feb 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Parasitology International.

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9 Scopus citations

Continuous culture of Cryptosporidium parvum using hollow fiber technology

Morada, M., Lee, S., Gunther-Cummins, L., Weiss, L. M., Widmer, G., Tzipori, S. & Yarlett, N., 2016, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 46, 1, p. 21-29 9 p.

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58 Scopus citations

Development of dual fluorescent stage specific reporter strain of Toxoplasma gondii to follow tachyzoite and bradyzoite development in vitro and in vivo

Paredes-Santos, T. C., Tomita, T., Yan Fen, M., de Souza, W., Attias, M., Vommaro, R. C. & Weiss, L. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Microbes and Infection. 18, 1, p. 39-47 9 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Endothelin-1 Treatment Induces an Experimental Cerebral Malaria–Like Syndrome in C57BL/6 Mice Infected with Plasmodium berghei NK65

Martins, Y. C., Freeman, B. D., Akide Ndunge, O. B., Weiss, L. M., Tanowitz, H. B. & Desruisseaux, M. S., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Pathology. 186, 11, p. 2957-2969 13 p.

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4 Scopus citations

New paradigms for understanding and step changes in treating active and chronic, persistent apicomplexan infections

McPhillie, M., Zhou, Y., El Bissati, K., Dubey, J., Lorenzi, H., Capper, M., Lukens, A. K., Hickman, M., Muench, S., Verma, S. K., Weber, C. R., Wheeler, K., Gordon, J., Sanders, J., Moulton, H., Wang, K., Kim, T. K., He, Y., Santos, T., Woods, S. & 19 others, Lee, P., Donkin, D., Kim, E., Fraczek, L., Lykins, J., Esaa, F., Alibana-Clouser, F., Dovgin, S., Weiss, L., Brasseur, G., Wirth, D., Kent, M., Hood, L., Meunieur, B., Roberts, C. W., Hasnain, S. S., Antonyuk, S. V., Fishwick, C. & McLeod, R., Jul 14 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 29179.

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14 Scopus citations

Toxoplasma gondii arginine methyltransferase 1 (PRMT1) is necessary for centrosome dynamics during tachyzoite cell division

El Bissati, K., Suvorova, E. S., Xiao, H., Lucas, O., Upadhya, R., Ma, Y., Angeletti, R. H., White, M. W., Weiss, L. M. & Kim, K., Feb 2 2016, In : mBio. 7, 1, e02094-15.

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10 Scopus citations

Toxoplasma gondii cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase subunit 3 is involved in the switch from tachyzoite to bradyzoite development

Sugi, T., Ma, Y. F., Tomita, T., Murakoshi, F., Eaton, M. S., Yakubu, R., Han, B., Tu, V., Kato, K., Kawazu, S. I., Gupta, N., Suvorova, E. S., White, M. W., Kim, K. & Weiss, L. M., 2016, In : mBio. 7, 3, e00755-16.

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22 Scopus citations
2015

Buprenorphine decreases the CCL2-mediated chemotactic response of monocytes

Carvallo, L., Lopez, L., Che, F. Y., Lim, J., Eugenin, E. A., Williams, D. W., Nieves, E., Calderon, T. M., Madrid-Aliste, C., Fiser, A., Weiss, L., Angeletti, R. H. & Berman, J. W., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Immunology. 194, 7, p. 3246-3258 13 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Case report: Baylisascaris procyonis and herpes simplex virus 2 coinfection presenting as ocular larva migrans with granuloma formation in a child

Liu, G., Fennelly, G., Kazacos, K. R., Grose, C., Dobroszycki, J., Saffra, N., Coyle, C. M., Weiss, L. M., Szlechter, M. M. & Tanowitz, H. B., Sep 1 2015, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 93, 3, p. 612-614 3 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Inducible suicide vector systems for Trypanosoma cruzi

Ma, Y. F., Weiss, L. M. & Huang, H., Mar 2 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Microbes and Infection.

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9 Scopus citations

The 13th International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists (IWOP13)

Calderon, E. J., Cushion, M. T., Xiao, L., Lorenzo-Morales, J., Matos, O., Kaneshiro, E. S. & Weiss, L. M., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 62, 5, p. 701-709 9 p.

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2 Scopus citations

The brighter (and evolutionarily older) face of the metabolic syndrome: Evidence from Trypanosoma cruzi infection in CD-1 mice

Brima, W., Eden, D. J., Mehdi, S. F., Bravo, M., Wiese, M. M., Stein, J., Almonte, V., Zhao, D., Kurland, I., Pessin, J. E., Zima, T., Tanowitz, H. B., Weiss, L. M., Roth, J. & Nagajyothi, F., May 1 2015, In : Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 31, 4, p. 346-359 14 p.

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16 Scopus citations

The Einstein-Brazil fogarty: A decade of synergy

Nosanchuk, J. D., Nosanchuk, M. D., Rodrigues, M. L., Nimrichter, L., Campos de Carvalho, A. C., Weiss, L. M., Spray, D. C. & Tanowitz, H. B., Oct 1 2015, In : Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 46, 4, p. 945-955 11 p.

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1 Scopus citations

The ubiquitin proteome of Toxoplasma gondii reveals roles for protein ubiquitination in cell-cycle transitions

Silmon De Monerri, N. C., Yakubu, R. R., Chen, A. L., Bradley, P. J., Nieves, E., Weiss, L. M. & Kim, K., Nov 11 2015, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 18, 5, p. 621-633 13 p.

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19 Scopus citations

The zebrafish, Danio rerio, as a model for Toxoplasma gondii: An initial description of infection in fish

Sanders, J. L., Zhou, Y., Moulton, H. M., Moulton, Z. X., Mcleod, R., Dubey, J. P., Weiss, L. M. & Kent, M. L., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Fish Diseases. 38, 7, p. 675-679 5 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Trypanosoma cruzi invasion is associated with trogocytosis

Mukherjee, S., Mukhopadhyay, A., Andriani, G., Machado, F. S., Ashton, A. W., Huang, H., Weiss, L. M. & Tanowitz, H. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Microbes and Infection. 17, 1, p. 62-70 9 p.

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3 Scopus citations
2014

Distinct strains of Toxoplasma gondii feature divergent transcriptomes regardless of developmental stage

Croken, M. M. K., Ma, Y., Markillie, L. M., Taylor, R. C., Orr, G., Weiss, L. M. & Kim, K., Nov 13 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 11, 0111297.

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16 Scopus citations

High Fat Diet Modulates Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Associated Myocarditis

Nagajyothi, F., Weiss, L. M., Zhao, D., Koba, W., Jelicks, L. A., Cui, M. H., Factor, S. M., Scherer, P. E. & Tanowitz, H. B., Jan 1 2014, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8, 10

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29 Scopus citations

Markers of oxidative stress in adipose tissue during Trypanosoma cruzi infection

Wen, J. J., Nagajyothi, F., Machado, F. S., Weiss, L. M., Scherer, P. E., Tanowitz, H. B. & Garg, N. J. A., Sep 1 2014, In : Parasitology research. 113, 9, p. 3159-3165 7 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Role of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor in the immune response profile and development of pathology during Plasmodium berghei Anka infection

Brant, F., Miranda, A. S., Esper, L., Rodrigues, D. H., Kangussu, L. M., Bonaventura, D., Soriani, F. M., Pinho, V., Souza, D. G., Rachid, M. A., Weiss, L. M., Tanowitz, H. B., Teixeira, M. M., Teixeira, A. L. & Machado, F. S., 2014, In : Infection and Immunity. 82, 8, p. 3127-3140 14 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Trypanosoma cruzi infection results in an increase in intracellular cholesterol

Johndrow, C., Nelson, R., Tanowitz, H., Weiss, L. M. & Nagajyothi, F., Apr 2014, In : Microbes and Infection. 16, 4, p. 337-344 8 p.

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27 Scopus citations
2013

Alterations in glucose homeostasis in a murine model of Chagas disease

Nagajyothi, F., Kuliawat, R., Kusminski, C. M., Machado, F. S., Desruisseaux, M. S., Zhao, D., Schwartz, G. J., Huang, H., Albanese, C., Lisanti, M. P., Singh, R., Li, F., Weiss, L. M., Factor, S. M., Pessin, J. E., Scherer, P. E. & Tanowitz, H. B., Mar 1 2013, In : American Journal of Pathology. 182, 3, p. 886-894 9 p.

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22 Scopus citations