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2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsporidia
Spores
Membranes
Microscopy
Glycoproteins

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Root Cause Analysis
Cell Biology
Enterobius
Papanicolaou Test
3 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Weiss, L. M., Apr 30 2019, In : mBio. 10, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Toxoplasma
Proteomics
Cysts
Parasites
Proteins

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., Jan 1 2019, In : Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myelodysplastic Syndromes
HIV
Data Mining
Survival
Hematopoiesis

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. & Weiss, L. M., Aug 20 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Voltage-Dependent Anion Channels
Encephalitozoon
Microsporidia
Mitochondria
Membrane Proteins
1 Citation (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Spermidine
Spermine
Chloroquine
Antimalarials
Polyamines

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma
Cysts
T-Lymphocytes
Phagocytes
Granzymes
Open Access
Toxoplasma
Esterases
Esters
Parasites
Click Chemistry
Post Translational Protein Processing
Mass spectrometry
Proteome
Cytology
Proteins
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tomita, T., Ma, Y. & Weiss, L., May 30 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Parasitology Research. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mucins
surface antigens
Mucins
Surface Antigens
Cysts

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

Weiss, L. M. & Coyle, C. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Parasitology Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infectious Disease Medicine
Parasitology
medicine
Emotions
Medicine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Observations on bradyzoite biology

Tu, V., Yakubu, R. & Weiss, L. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Microbes and Infection.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cysts
Toxoplasma
Infection
Immune System
Toxoplasmosis
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma
Pneumocystis
Microsporidia
Education
Cryptosporidium
2 Citations (Scopus)

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, J., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Chagas Disease
Inflammation Mediators
Parasites
Myoblasts
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Chagas Disease
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Infection
Vero Cells
5 Citations (Scopus)
Protein-Arginine N-Methyltransferases
Toxoplasma
Proteomics
Arginine
Methylation
10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxyzine
bradyzoites
tachyzoites
Toxoplasma
Toxoplasma gondii
13 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma
Glycosylation
Cysts
Mucins
Glycoproteins
24 Citations (Scopus)

Microsporidia: Obligate intracellular pathogens within the fungal kingdom

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsporidia
pathogen
protein
Spores
Proteins
17 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2017, In : PLoS Pathogens. 13, 4, e1006341.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infection
Proteins
Transferrin Receptors
Microsporidia
Organelles
6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amylopectin
Glycogen Phosphorylase
Toxoplasma
Cysts
Brain
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in pancreatic β cell function and Trypanosoma cruzi infection: evidence from human and animal studies

Dufurrena, Q., Amjad, F. M., Scherer, P. E., Weiss, L. M., Nagajyothi, J., Roth, J., Tanowitz, H. B. & Kuliawat, R., Dec 24 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Parasitology Research. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Chagas Disease
Chagas disease
diabetes
Insulin
7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Toxoplasma
Point Mutation
Genome
Parasites
52 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptosporidium parvum
Oocysts
Technology
Communicable Disease Control
Food
6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma
Cysts
Parasites
Developmental Biology
Felidae
3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasmodium berghei
Cerebral Malaria
Endothelin-1
Inbred C57BL Mouse
Therapeutics
60 Citations (Scopus)

Microsporidia - Emergent Pathogens in the Global Food Chain

Stentiford, G. D., Becnel, J. J., Weiss, L. M., Keeling, P. J., Didier, E. S., Williams, B. A. P., Bjornson, S., Kent, M. L., Freeman, M. A., Brown, M. J. F., Troemel, E. R., Roesel, K., Sokolova, Y., Snowden, K. F. & Solter, L., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Trends in Parasitology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsporidia
Food Chain
Microsporidiosis
Ecosystem
Parasites
4 Citations (Scopus)

Microsporidia-Emergent Pathogens in the Global Food Chain (Trends in Parasitology 32, 336-348; April 2, 2016)

Stentiford, G. D., Becnel, J. J., Weiss, L. M., Keeling, P. J., Didier, E. S., Williams, B. A. P., Bjornson, S., Kent, M. L., Freeman, M. A., Brown, M. J. F., Troemel, E. R., Roesel, K., Sokolova, Y., Snowden, K. F. & Solter, L. F., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Trends in Parasitology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsporidia
Parasitology
United States Department of Agriculture
Food Chain
Contracts
12 Citations (Scopus)

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. M., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cysts
Inhibitory Concentration 50
Qi
Toxoplasma
Infection
9 Citations (Scopus)

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. F., Angeletti, R. H., White, M. W., Weiss, L. M. & Kim, K., Feb 2 2016, In : mBio. 7, 1, e02094-15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrosome
Toxoplasma
Cell Division
Parasites
Methylation
18 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma
Protein Subunits
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases
Cyclic AMP
Parasites
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

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. M., Angeletti, R. H. & Berman, J. W., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Immunology. 194, 7, p. 3246-3258 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buprenorphine
Monocytes
HIV
Phosphorylation
Opiate Alkaloids
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ascaridoidea
Larva Migrans
Human Herpesvirus 2
Granuloma
Coinfection
6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Suicide
Attenuated Vaccines
Infection
Tetrahydrofolate Dehydrogenase
4 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of RNA-seq and proteomics data with genomics for improved genome annotation in Apicomplexan parasites

Silmon de Monerri, N. C. & Weiss, L. M., Aug 1 2015, In : Proteomics. 15, 15, p. 2557-2559 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genomics
Proteomics
Parasites
Genes
Genome
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Research
Research Personnel
Pneumocystis
Microsporidia
14 Citations (Scopus)

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. J., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
High Fat Diet
Infection
Metformin
Chagas Disease
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brazil
Students
Communicable Diseases
Medicine
Education
16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ubiquitination
Toxoplasma
Proteome
Ubiquitin
Cell Cycle
7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Membranes
Parasites
Membrane Proteins
Foreskin
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma
Toxoplasma gondii
Transcriptome
transcriptome
tachyzoites
25 Citations (Scopus)

High Fat Diet Modulates Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Associated Myocarditis

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Myocarditis
High Fat Diet
Infection
Adipose Tissue
15 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
adipose tissue
Adipose Tissue
Oxidative Stress
oxidative stress
16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasmodium berghei
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors
Pathology
Knockout Mice
Infection
24 Citations (Scopus)

Trypanosoma cruzi infection results in an increase in intracellular cholesterol

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trypanosoma cruzi
Cholesterol
Cardiomyopathies
Infection
LDL Receptors
2013
22 Citations (Scopus)

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 2013, In : American Journal of Pathology. 182, 3, p. 886-894 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chagas Disease
Trypanosoma cruzi
Homeostasis
Insulin
Glucose
48 Citations (Scopus)

ApiAP2 transcription factor restricts development of the Toxoplasma tissue cyst

Radke, J. B., Lucas, O., De Silva, E. K., Ma, Y. F., Sullivan, W. J., Weiss, L. M., Llinas, M. & White, M. W., Apr 23 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 17, p. 6871-6876 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transcription Factor AP-2
Toxoplasma
Cysts
Antigens
Messenger RNA
92 Citations (Scopus)

Boron chemicals in diagnosis and therapeutics

Das, B. C., Thapa, P., Karki, R., Schinke, C., Das, S., Kambhampati, S., Banerjee, S. K., Van Veldhuizen, P., Verma, A. K., Weiss, L. M. & Evans, T., Apr 2013, In : Future Medicinal Chemistry. 5, 6, p. 653-676 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Boron Compounds
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Proteasome Inhibitors
30 Citations (Scopus)

Complete genome sequences from three genetically distinct strains reveal high intraspecies genetic diversity in the microsporidian Encephalitozoon cuniculi

Pombert, J. F., Xu, J., Smith, D. R., Heiman, D., Young, S., Cuomo, C. A., Weiss, L. M. & Keeling, P. J., Apr 2013, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 12, 4, p. 503-511 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitozoon cuniculi
Microsporidia
Encephalitozoon
Genotype
Genome