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Nematode – Publications of the Molecular Helminthology Lab

  • Kenngott EE, Cole S, Hein WR, Hoffmann U, Lauer U, Maass D, Moore L, Pfeil J, Rosanowski S, Shoemaker CB, Umair S, Volkmer R, Hamann A, Pernthaner A. 2015. Identification of Targeting Peptides for Mucosal Delivery in Sheep and Mice. Mol Pharm. Jan 4;13(1):202-10.
  • Maass DR, Harrison GB, Grant WN, Hein WR, Shoemaker CB. 2009. Intraspecific epitopic variation in a carbohydrate antigen exposed on the surface of Trichostrongylus colubriformis infective L3 larvae. PLoS Pathogens. Sep;5:e1000597. PMCID: PMC2742895
  • Harrison, GBL, Pulford, HD, Doolin, EE, Pernthaner, A, Shoemaker, CB, Hein, WR. 2008. Antibodies to surface epitopes of the carbohydrate larval antigen CarLA are associated with passive protection in strongylid nematode challenge infections. Parasite Immunol. 30:577-584.
  • Bungiro, RD, Sun, T, Harrison, LM, Shoemaker, CB, Cappello, M. 2008. Mucosal Antibody Responses in Experimental Hookworm Infection. Parasite Immunol. 30:293-303.
  • Maass, DR, Harrison, GBL, Grant, WN, Shoemaker, CB. 2007. Three surface antigens dominate the mucosal antibody response to gastrointestinal L3-stage strongylid nematodes in field-immune sheep. 37:953-962.
  • Grant, SN, Skinner, S, Newton-Howes, J, Grant, K, Shuttleworth, G, Heath, DD, Shoemaker, CB. 2006. Heritable transgenesis of Parastrongyloides trichosuri, a nematode parasite of mammals. Int. J. Parasitol. 36:475-483.
  • Newton-Howes, J, Heath, DD, Shoemaker, CB, Grant, WN. 2006. Characterization and expression of a Hsp70 gene from Parastrongyloides trichosuri. Int. J. Parasitol. 36:467-474.
  • Grant, WN, Stasiuk, S, Newton-Howes, J, Ralston, M, Bisset, SA, Heath, DD, Shoemaker, CB. 2006. Parastrongyloides trichosuri, a nematode parasite of mammals that is uniquely suited to genetic analysis. Int. J. Parasitol. 36:453-466.
  • Issa Z, Grant WN, Stasiuk S and Shoemaker CB. 2005. Development of methods for RNA inhibition in the sheep gastrointestinal parasite, Trichostrongylus colubriformis. Int. J. Parasitol. 35:935-40.
  • Veljkovic, E, Bacconi, A, Stetak, A, Hajnal, A, Stasiuk, S, Skelly, PJ, Forster, I, Shoemaker, CB and Verrey, F. 2004. Aromatic amino acid transporter AAT-9 of Caenorhabditis elegans localizes to neurons and muscle cells. J. Biol. Chem. 279:49268-73.
  • Harrison, GBL, Pulford, HD, Hein, WR Severn, W, Shoemaker, CB. 2003. Characterisation of a 35 kDa carbohydrate larval antigen (CarLa) from Trichostrongylus colubriformis; a potential target for host immunity. Parasite Immunol. 25:79-86.
  • Harrison, GBL, Pulford, HD, Hein, WR, Gatehouse TK, Shaw, RJ, McNeill, M, Wakefield SJ, Shoemaker, CB. 2003. Immunity against Trichostrongylus colubriformis in sheep; a role for intestinal mucus antibody against a 35 kDa larval surface antigen. Parasite Immunol. 25:45-53.
  • Shaw, RJ, McNeill, MM, Maass, DR, Hein, WR, Barber, TK, Wheeler, M, Morris, CA, Shoemaker, CB. 2003. Identification and characterisation of an aspartyl protease inhibitor homologue as a major allergen of Trichostrongylus colubriformis. Int. J. Parasitol. 33:1233-43.
  • Veljkovic, E, Stasiuk, S, Skelly, PJ, Shoemaker, CB and Verrey, F. 2003. Functional characterization of Caenorhabditis elegans heteromeric amino acid transporters. J. Biol. Chem. 279:7655-62.
  • Thein, MC, McCormack, G, Winter, AD, Johnstone, IL, Shoemaker, CB and Page, AP. 2002. The Caenorhabditis elegans exoskeleton collagen col-19: an adult-specific marker for collagen modification, assembly and the analysis of organismal morphology. Dev. Dynam. 226:523-539.
  • Harrison, GBL, Pulford, HD, Gatehouse, TK, Hein, WR and Shoemaker, CB. 2002. Intestinal infusion of soluble larval antigen stimulates rejection of heterologous nematode larvae by immune sheep. Parasite Res. 88:463-467.
  • Hein, WR, Shoemaker, CB and Heath, ACG. 2001. Future technologies for control of nematodes of sheep. NZ Vet. J. 49:247-251.
  • Siddiqui AA, Stanley CS, Skelly PJ and Berk SL. 2000. A glucocorticoid receptor homologue from the human parasitic nematode, Strongyloides stercoralis. Parasitol Res, 86, 24-9.
  • Harrison, GBL, Pulford, HD, Gatehouse, TK, Shaw, RJ, Pfeffer, A and Shoemaker, CB. 1999. Studies on the role of mucus and mucosal hypersensitivity reactions during rejection of Trichostrongylus colubriformis from the intestine of immune sheep using an experimental challenge model. Int. J. Parasitol. 29:459-68.