Publications by: Alex Loukas

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Shepherd, Catherine, Giacomin, Paul, Navarro, Severine, Miller, Catherine, Loukas, Alex, and Wangchuk, Phurpa (2018) A medicinal plant compound, capnoidine, prevents the onset of inflammation in a mouse model of colitis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 211. pp. 17-28.

Chaiyadet, Sujittra, Smout, Michael, Laha, Thewarach, Sripa, Banchob, Loukas, Alex, and Sotillo, Javier (2017) Proteomic characterization of the internalization of Opisthorchis viverrini excretory/secretory products in human cells. Parasitology International. (In Press)

Sotillo, Javier, Doolan, Denise, and Loukas, Alex (2017) Recent advances in proteomic applications for schistosomiasis research: potential clinical impact. Expert Review of Proteomics, 14 (2). pp. 171-183.

Cobos Caceres, Claudia, Bansal, Paramjit S., Navarro, Severine, Wilson, David, Don, Laurianne, Giacomin, Paul, Loukas, Alex, and Daly, Norelle L. (2017) An engineered cyclic peptide alleviates symptoms of inflammation in a murine model of inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 292 (24). pp. 10288-10294.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Pearson, Mark S., Giacomin, Paul R., Becker, Luke, Sotillo, Javier, Pickering, Darren, Smout, Michael J., and Loukas, Alex (2016) Compounds derived from the Bhutanese daisy, Ajania nubigena, demonstrate dual anthelmintic activity against Schistosoma mansoni and Trichuris muris. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10 (8). pp. 1-18.

Susilawati, T.N., Jex, A.R., Cantacessi, C., Pearson, M., Navarro, S., Susianto, A., Loukas, A.C., and McBride, W.J.H. (2016) Deep sequencing approach for investigating infectious agents causing fever. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 35 (7). pp. 1137-1149.

Papatpremsiri, A., Junpue, P., Loukas, A., Brindley, P.J., Bethony, J.M., Sripa, B., and Laha, T. (2016) Immunization and challenge shown by hamsters infected with Opisthorchis viverrini following exposure to gamma-irradiated metacercariae of this carcinogenic liver fluke. Journal of Helminthology, 90 (1). pp. 39-47.

Driguez, Patrick, Li, Yuesheng, Gaze, Soraya, Pearson, Mark S., Nakajima, Rie, Trieu, Angela, Doolan, Denise L., Felgner, Philip L., Hou, Xunya, Cardoso, Fernanda C., Jasinskas, Algis, Gobert, Geoffrey, Loukas, Alex, and McManus, Donald (2016) Antibody signatures reflect different disease pathologies in patients with schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma japonicum. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 213 (1). pp. 122-130.

Giacomin, Paul, Zakrzewski, Martha, Jenkins, Timothy P., Su, Xiaopei, Al-Hallaf, Rafid, Croese, John, De Vries, Stefan, Grant, Andrew, Mitreva, Makedonka, Krause, Lutz, Loukas, Alex, and Cantacessi, Cinzia (2016) Changes in duodenal tissue-associated microbiota following hookworm infection and consecutive gluten challenges in humans with coeliac disease. Scientific Reports, 6. pp. 1-10.

Loukas, Alex, and Giacomin, Paul (2016) Developments in the design of anti-helminth vaccines. In: Gause, William C., and Artis, David, (eds.) The Th2 Type Immune Response in Health and Disease: from host defense and allergy to metabolic homeostasis and beyond. Springer, New York, NY, USA, pp. 97-114.

Suwannatrai, Kulwadee, Suwannatrai, Apiporn, Tabsripair, Pairat, Welbat, Jariya Umka, Tangkawattana, Sirikachorn, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Mulvenna, Jason, Tesana, Smarn, Loukas, Alex, and Sotillo, Javier (2016) Differential protein expression in the hemolymph of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos infected with Opisthorchis viverrini. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10 (11).

Sotillo, Javier, Pearson, Mark, Potriquet, Jeremy, Becker, Luke, Pickering, Darren, Mulvenna, Jason, and Loukas, Alex (2016) Extracellular vesicles secreted by Schistosoma mansoni contain protein vaccine candidates. International Journal for Parasitology, 46 (1). pp. 1-5.

Giacomin, Paul, Agha, Zainab, and Loukas, Alex (2016) Helminths and intestinal flora team up to improve gut health. Trends in Parasitology, 32 (9). pp. 664-666.

Navarro, Severine, Pickering, Darren A., Ferreira, Ivana B., Jones, Linda, Ryan, Stephanie, Troy, Sally, Leech, Andrew , Hotez, Peter J., Zhan, Bin, Laha, Thewarach, Prentice, Roger, Sparwasser, Tim, Croese, John, Engwerda, Christian R., Upham, John W., Julia, Valerie, Giacomin, Paul R., and Loukas, Alex (2016) Hookworm recombinant protein promotes regulatory T cell responses that suppress experimental asthma. Science Translational Medicine, 8 (362).

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Giacomin, Paul R., Pearson, Mark S., Smout, Michael J., and Loukas, Alex (2016) Identification of lead chemotherapeutic agents from medicinal plants against blood flukes and whipworms. Scientific Reports, 6. pp. 1-10.

Tebeje, Biniam Mathewos, Harvie, Marina, You, Hong, Loukas, Alex, and McManus, Donald P. (2016) Schistosomiasis vaccines: where do we stand? Parasites & Vectors, 9. pp. 1-15.

Driguez, Patrick, McWilliam, Hamish E.G., Gaze, Soraya, Piedrafita, David, Pearson, Mark S., Nakajima, Rie, Duke, Mary, Trieu, Angela, Doolan, Denise L., Cardoso, Fernanda C., Jasinskas, Algis, Gobert, Geoffrey N., Felgner, Philip L., Loukas, Alex, Meeusen, Els, and McManus, Donald P. (2016) Specific humoral response of hosts with variable schistosomiasis susceptibility. Immunology and Cell Biology, 94. pp. 52-65.

de Assis, Rafael Ramiro, Ludolf, Fernanda, Nakajima, Rie, Jasinskas, Al, Oliveira, Guilherme C., Felgner, Philip, Gaze Jangola, Soraya T., Loukas, Alex, LoVerde, Philip T., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo, and Calzavara-Silva, Carlos E. (2016) A next-generation proteome array for Schistosoma mansoni. International Journal for Parasitology, 46 (7). pp. 411-415.

Rinaldi, Gabriel, Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., Irelan, Jeff T., and Smout, Michael J. (2015) Viability of developmental stages of Schistosoma mansoni quantified with xCELLigence worm real-time motility assay (xWORM). International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drugs Resistance, 5 (3). pp. 141-148.

Zaiss, Mario M., Rapin, Alexis, Lebon, Luc, Dubey, Lalit Kumar, Mosconi, Ilaria, Sarter, Kerstin, Piersigilli, Alessandra, Menin, Laure, Walker, Alan W., Rougemont, Jacques, Paerewijck, Oonagh, Geldhof, Peter, McCoy, Kathleen D., Macpherson, Andrew J., Croese, John, Giacomin, Paul R., Loukas, Alex, Junt, Tobias, Marsland, Benjamin J., and Harris, Nicola L. (2015) The intestinal microbiota contributes to the ability of helminths to modulate allergic inflammation. Immunity, 43 (5). pp. 998-1010.

Worasith, Chanika, Kamamia, Christine, Yakovleva, Anna, Duenngai, Kunyarat, Wangboon, Chompunoot, Sithithaworn, Jiraporn, Watwiengkam, Nattaya, Namwat, Nisana, Techasen, Anchalee, Loilome, Watcharin, Yongvanit, Puangrat, Loukas, Alex, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, and Bethony, Jeffrey M. (2015) Advances in the diagnosis of human Opisthorchiasis: development of Opisthorchis viverrini antigen detection in urine. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 (10). pp. 1-18.

Smout, Michael J., Sotillo, Javier, Laha, Thewarach, Papatpremsiri, Atiroch, Rinaldi, Gabriel, Pimenta, Rafael N., Chan, Lai Yue, Johnson, Michael S., Turnbull, Lynne, Whitchurch, Cynthia B., Giacomin, Paul R., Moran, Corey S., Golledge, Jonathan, Daly, Norelle, Sripa, Banchob, Mulvenna, Jason P., Brindley, Paul J., and Loukas, Alex (2015) Carcinogenic parasite secretes growth factor that accelerates wound healing and potentially promotes neoplasia. PLoS Pathogens, 11 (10). pp. 1-20.

Chaiyadet, Sujittra, Smout, Michael, Johnson, Michael, Whitchurch, Cynthia, Turnbull, Lynne, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Sotillo, Javier, Loukas, Alex, and Sripa, Banchob (2015) Excretory/secretory products of the carcinogenic liver fluke are endocytosed by human cholangiocytes and drive cell proliferation and IL6 production. International Journal for Parasitology, 45 (12). pp. 773-781.

Giacomin, Paul, Zakrzewski, Martha, Croese, John, Su, Xiaopei, Sotillo, Javier, McCann, Leisa, Navarro, Severine, Mitreva, Makedonka, Krause, Lutz, Loukas, Alex, and Cantacessi, Cinzia (2015) Experimental hookworm infection and escalating gluten challenges are associated with increased microbial richness in celiac subjects. Scientific Reports, 5. pp. 1-8.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Navarro, Severine, Shepherd, Catherine, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., and Loukas, Alex (2015) Diterpenoid alkaloids of Aconitum laciniatum and mitigation of inflammation by 14-O-acetylneoline in a murine model of ulcerative colitis. Scientific Reports, 5. pp. 1-10.

Giacomin, Paul, Croese, John, Krause, Lutz, Loukas, Alex, and Cantacessi, Cinzia (2015) Suppression of inflammation by helminths: a role for the gut microbiota. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370 (1675). pp. 1-6.

Sotillo, Javier, Pearson, Mark, Becker, Luke, Mulvenna, Jason, and Loukas, Alex (2015) A quantitative proteomic analysis of the tegumental proteins from Schistosoma mansoni schistosomula reveals novel potential therapeutic targets. International Journal for Parasitology, 45 (8). pp. 505-516.

Shepherd, C., Navarro, S., Wangchuk, P., Wilson, D., Daly, N.L., and Loukas, A. (2015) Identifying the immunomodulatory components of helminths. Parasite Immunology, 37 (6). pp. 293-303.

Pearson, Mark S., Becker, Luke, Driguez, Patrick, Young, Neil D., Gaze Jangola, Soraya, Mendes, Tiago, Li, Xiao-Hong, Doolan, Denise L., Midzi, Nicholas, Mduluza, Takafira, McManus, Donald P., Wilson, R. Alan, Bethony, Jeffrey M., Nausch, Norman, Mutapi, Francisca, Felgner, Philip L., and Loukas, Alex (2015) Of monkeys and men: immunomic profiling of sera from humans and non-human primates resistant to schistosomiasis reveals novel potential vaccine candidates. Frontiers in Immunology, 6. pp. 1-13.

Pearson, Mark S., Jariwala, Amar R., Abbenante, Giovanni, Plieskatt, Jordan, Wilson, David, Bottazzi, Maria Elena, Hotez, Peter J., Keegan, Brian, Bethony, Jeffrey M., and Loukas, Alex (2015) New tools for NTD vaccines: a case study of quality control assays for product development of the human hookworm vaccine Na-APR-1M74. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 11 (5). pp. 1251-1257.

Prasopdee, Sattrachai, Tesana, Smarn, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Laha, Thewarach, Mulvenna, Jason, Grams, Rudi, Loukas, Alex, and Sotillo, Javier (2015) Data set from the proteomic analysis of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos snails upon infection with the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini. Data in Brief, 2. pp. 16-20.

Hays, Russell, Esterman, Adrian, Giacomin, Paul, Loukas, Alex, and McDermott, Robyn (2015) Does Strongyloides stercoralis infection protect against type 2 diabetes in humans? Evidence from Australian Aboriginal adults. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 107 (3). pp. 355-361.

Tribolet, Leon, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Pickering, Darren, Navarro, Severine, Doolan, Denise, Trieu, Angela, Fei, Huang, Chao, Yang, Hofmann, Andreas, Gasser, Robin, Giacomin, Paul, and Loukas, Alex (2015) Probing of a human proteome microarray with a recombinant pathogen protein reveals a novel mechanism by which hookworms suppress B-cell receptor signaling. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 211 (3). pp. 416-425.

Croese, John, Giacomin, Paul, Navarro, Severine, Clouston, Andrew, McCann, Leisa, Dougall, Annette, Ferreira, Ivana, Susianto, Atik, O'Rourke, Peter, Howlett, Mariko, McCarthy, James, Engwerda, Christian, Jones, Dianne, and Loukas, Alex (2015) Experimental hookworm infection and gluten microchallenge promote tolerance in celiac disease. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 135 (2). pp. 508-516.

Stoll, Richard, Urban-Klein, Beata, Giacomin, Paul, Loukas, Alex, and Jablonski-Momeni, Anahita (2015) In vivo assessment of caries excavation with a fluorescence camera compared to direct bacteriological sampling and quantitative analysis using flow cytometry. Lasers in Medical Science, 30 (2). pp. 843-849.

Prasopdee, Sattrachai, Kulsantiwong, Jutharat, Piratae, Supawadee, Khampoosa, Panita, Thammasiri, Chalida, Suwannatrai, Apiporn, Laha, Thewarach, Grams, Rudi, Loukas, Alex, and Tesana, Smarn (2015) Temperature dependence of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in first intermediate host snail, Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos. Acta Tropica, 141 (A). pp. 112-117.

Chaiyadet, Sujittra, Sotillo, Javier, Smout, Michael, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Jones, Malcolm K., Johnson, Michael S., Turnbull, Lynne, Whitchurch, Cynthia B., Potriquet, Jeremy, Laohaviroj, Marut, Mulvenna, Jason, Brindley, Paul J., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Laha, Thewarach, Sripa, Banchob, and Loukas, Alex (2015) Carcinogenic liver fluke secretes extracellular vesicles that promote cholangiocytes to adopt a tumorigenic phenotype. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 212 (10). pp. 1636-1645.

Fuaad, Abdullah A.H. Ahmad, Pearson, Mark S., Pickering, Darren A., Becker, Luke, Zhao, Guangzho, Loukas, Alex C., Skwarczynski, Mariusz, Toth, Istvan, and UNSPECIFIED (2015) Lipopeptide nanoparticles: development of vaccines against hookworm parasite. ChemMedChem, 10 (10). pp. 1647-1654.

Driguez, Patrick, Doolan, Denise L., Molina, Douglas M., Loukas, Alex, Trieu, Angela, Felgner, Phil L., and McManus, Donald P. (2015) Protein microarrays for parasite antigen discovery. In: Peacock, Christopher, (ed.) Parasite Genomics Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology (1201). Springer, New York, NY, USA, pp. 221-233.

Prasopdee, Sattrachai, Tesana, Smarn, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Laha, Thewarach, Mulvenna, Jason, Grams, Rudi, Loukas, Alex, and Sotillo, Javier (2015) Proteomic profile of Bithynia siamensis goniomphalos snails upon infection with the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini. Journal of Proteomics, 113. pp. 281-291.

Papatpremsiri, Atiroch, Smout, Michael J., Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., Sripa, Banchob, and Laha, Thewarach (2015) Suppression of Ov-grn-1 encoding granulin of Opisthorchis viverrini inhibits proliferation of biliary epithelial cells. Experimental Parasitology, 148. pp. 17-23.

Deenonpoe, Raksawan, Chomvarin, Chariya, Pairojkul, Chawalit, Chamgramol, Yaowalux, Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., and Sripa, Banchob (2015) The carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini is a reservoir for species of Helicobacter. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16 (5). pp. 1751-1758.

Ahmad Fuaad, Abdullah A.H., Roubille, Romain, Pearson, Mark S., Pickering, Darren A., Loukas, Alex C., Skwarczynski, Mariusz, and Toth, Istvan (2015) The use of a conformational cathepsin D-derived epitope for vaccine development against Schistosoma mansoni. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 23. pp. 1307-1312.

Sotillo, Javier, Sanchez-Flores, Alejandro, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Harcus, Yvonne, Pickering, Darren, Bouchery, Tiffany, Camberis, Mali, Tang, Shiau-Choot, Giacomin, Paul, Mulvenna, Jason, Mitreva, Makedonka, Berriman, Matthew, LeGros, Graham, Maizels, Rick M., and Loukas, Alex (2014) Secreted proteomes of different developmental stages of the gastrointestinal nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 13. pp. 3001-3013.

Zeraik, Ana E., Galkin, Vitold E., Rinaldi, Gabriel, Garratt, Richard C., Smout, Michael J., Loukas, Alex, Mann, Victoria H., Araujo, Ana P.U., DeMarco, Ricardo, and Brindley, Paul J. (2014) Reversible paralysis of Schistosoma mansoni by forchlorfenuron, a phenylurea cytokinin that affects septins. International Journal for Parasitology, 44 (8). pp. 523-531.

Pinheiro, C.S., Ribeiro, A.P.D., Cardoso, F.C., Martins, V.P., Figueiredo, B.C.P., Assis, N.R.G., Morais, S.B., Caliari, M.V., Loukas, A., and Oliveira, S.C. (2014) A multivalent chimeric vaccine composed of Schistosoma mansoni SmTSP-2 and Sm29 was able to induce protection against infection in mice. Parasite Immunology, 36 (7). pp. 303-312.

Mason, Lyndel, Tribolet, Leon, Simon, Anne, von Gnielinski, Natascha, Nienaber, Lisa, Taylor, Paul, Willis, Charlene, Jones, Malcolm K., Sternberg, Paul W., Gasser, Robin B., Loukas, Alex, and Hofmann, Andreas (2014) Probing the equatorial groove of the hookworm protein and vaccine candidate antigen, Na-ASP-2. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology , 50. pp. 146-155.

Gaze, Soraya, Driguez, Patrick, Pearson, Mark S., Mendes, Tiago, Doolan, Denise L., Trieu, Angela, McManus, Donald P., Gobert, Geoffrey N., Periago, Maria Victoria, Correa Oliveira, Rodrigo, Cardoso, Fernanda C., Oliveira, Guilherme, Nakajima, Rie, Jasinskas, Al, Hung, Chris, Liang, Li, Pablo, Jozelyn, Bethony, Jeffrey M., Felgner, Philip L., and Loukas, Alex (2014) An immunomics approach to schistosome antigen discovery: antibody signatures of naturally resistant and chronically infected individuals from endemic areas. PLoS Pathogens, 10 (3). pp. 1-16.

Chaousis, Stephanie, Smout, Michael, Wilson, David, Loukas, Alex, Mulvenna, Jason, and Seymour, Jamie (2014) Rapid short term and gradual permanent cardiotoxic effects of vertebrate toxins from Chironex fleckeri (Australian box jellyfish) venom. Toxicon, 80. pp. 17-26.

Tang, Yat T., Gao, Xin, Rosa, Bruce A., Abubucker, Sahar, Hallsworth-Pepin, Kymberlie, Martin, John, Tyagi, Rahul, Heizer, Esley, Zhang, Xu, Bhonagiri-Palsikar, Veena, Minx, Patrick, Warren, Wesley C., Wang, Qi, Zhan, Bin, Hotez, Peter J., Sternberg, Paul W., Dougall, Annette, Gaze, Soraya Torres, Mulvenna, Jason, Sotillo, Javier, Ranganathan, Shoba, Rabelo, Elida M., Wilson, Richard K., Felgner, Philip L., Bethony, Jeffrey, Hawdon, John M., Gasser, Robin B., Loukas, Alex, and Mitreva, Makedonka (2014) Genome of the human hookworm Necator americanus. Nature Genetics, 46 (3). pp. 261-271.

Prasopdee, Sattrachai, Sotillo, Javier, Tesana, Smarn, Laha, Thewarach, Kulsantiwong, Jutharat, Nolan, Matthew J., Loukas, Alex, and Cantacessi, Cinzia (2014) RNA-seq reveals infection-induced gene expression changes in the snail intermediate host of the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8 (3). pp. 1-9.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Giacomin, Paul, Croese, John, Zakrzewski, Martha, Sotillo, Javier, McCann, Leisa, Nolan, Matthew J., Mitreva, Makedonka, Krause, Lutz, and Loukas, Alex (2014) Impact of experimental hookworm infection on the human gut microbiota. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 210 (9). pp. 1431-1434.

Dougall, Annette M., Skwarczynski, Mariusz, Khoshnejad, Makan, Chandrudu, Saranya, Daly, Norelle L., Toth, Istvan, and Loukas, Alex (2014) Lipid core peptide targeting the cathepsin D hemoglobinase of Schistosoma mansoni as a component of a schistosomiasis vaccine. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 10 (2). pp. 399-409.

Phung, Luyen Thi, Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., Sripa, Banchob, and Laha, Thewarach (2014) Retrotransposon OV-RTE-1 from the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini: potential target for DNA-based diagnosis. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 21. pp. 443-451.

Jia, Xinying, Schulte, Leigh, Loukas, Alex, Pickering, Darren, Pearson, Mark, Mobli, Mehdi, Jones, Alun, Rosengren, Karl J., Daly, Norelle L., Gobert, Geoffrey N., Jones, Malcolm K., Craik, David J., and Mulvenna, Jason (2014) Solution structure, membrane interactions and protein binding partners of the tetraspanin Sm-TSP-2, a vaccine antigen from the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289 (10). pp. 7151-7163.

Thanasuwan, Sirikanda, Piratae, Supawadee, Brindley, Paul J., Loukas, Alex, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, and Laha, Thewarach (2014) Suppression of aquaporin, a mediator of water channel control in the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. Parasites & Vectors, 7 (1). pp. 1-11.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Seddon, Jennifer M., Miller, Terrence L., Leow, Chiuan Yee, Thomas, Laëtitia, Mason, Lyndel, Willis, Charlene, Walker, Giselle, Loukas, Alex, Gasser, Robin B., Jones, Malcolm K., and Hofmann, Andreas (2013) A genome-wide analysis of annexins from parasitic organisms and their vectors. Scientific Reports, 3. pp. 1-8.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Prasopdee, Sattrachai, Sotillo, Javier, Mulvenna, Jason, Tesana, Smarn, and Loukas, Alex (2013) Coming out of the shell: building the molecular infrastructure for research on parasite-harbouring snails. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7 (9). pp. 1-4.

Schwarz, Erich M., Korhonen, Pasi K., Campbell, Bronwyn E., Young, Neil D., Jex, Aaron R., Jabbar, Abdul, Hall, Ross S., Mondal, Alinda, Howe, Adina C., Pell, Jason, Hofmann, Andreas, Boag, Peter R., Zhu, Xing-Quan, Gregory, T. Ryan, Loukas, Alex, Williams, Brian A., Antoshechkin, Igor, Brown, C. Titus, Sternberg, Paul W., and Gasser, Robin B. (2013) The genome and developmental transcriptome of the strongylid nematode Haemonchus contortus. Genome Biology, 14 (8). pp. 1-18.

Ferreira, Ivana, Smyth, Danielle, Gaze, Soraya, Aziz, Ammar, Giacomin, Paul, Ruyssers, Nathalie, Artis, David, Laha, Thewarach, Navarro, Severine, Loukas, Alex, and McSorley, Henry J. (2013) Hookworm excretory/secretory products induce interleukin-4 (IL-4)+ IL-10+ CD4+ T cell responses and suppress pathology in a mouse model of colitis. Infection and Immunity, 81 (6). pp. 2104-2111.

Lima, Luciane Mota, Santos, Silvane Braga, Oliveira, Ricardo Riccio, Cardoso, Luciana Santos, Oliveira, Sergio Costa, Goes, Alfredo Miranda, Loukas, Alex, Carvalho, Edgar M., and Araujo, Maria Ilma (2013) Schistosoma antigens downmodulate the in vitro inflammatory response in individuals infected with human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1. Neuroimmunomodulation, 20 (4). pp. 233-238.

Croese, John, Gaze, Soraya T., and Loukas, Alex (2013) Changed gluten immunity in celiac disease by Necator americanus provides new insights into autoimmunity. International Journal for Parasitology, 43 (3-4). pp. 275-282.

Navarro, Severine, Ferreira, Ivana, and Loukas, Alex (2013) The hookworm pharmacopoeia for inflammatory diseases. International Journal for Parasitology, 43 (3-4). pp. 225-231.

Kline, Kevin, McCarthy, James S., Pearson, Mark, Loukas, Alex, and Hotez, Peter J. (2013) Neglected tropical diseases of oceania: review of their prevalence, distribution, and opportunities for control. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 7 (1). pp. 1-9.

Loukas, Alex, and Good, Michael F. (2013) Back to the future for antiparasite vaccines? Expert Review of Vaccines, 12 (1). pp. 1-4.

Pearson, Mark S., Pickering, Darren, Ranjit, Najju, and Loukas, Alex (2013) Hookworm MEP-1 metalloproteases. In: Rawlings, Neil D., and Salvesen, Guy, (eds.) Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes. Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, 1 . Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 647-649.

Dougall, Annette M., Pearson, Mark S., and Loukas, Alex (2013) Na-APR-1 (aka necepsin-2). In: Rawlings, Neil D., and Salvesen, Guy, (eds.) Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes. Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, 1 . Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 113-118.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Hofmann, Andreas, Pickering, Darren, Navarro, Severine, Mitreva, Makedonka, and Loukas, Alex (2013) TIMPs of parasitic helminths: a large-scale analysis of high-throughput sequence datasets. Parasites & Vectors, 6 (1). pp. 1-11.

Hotez, Peter J., Diemert, David, Bacon, Kristina M., Beaumier, Coreen, Bethony, Jeffrey M., Bottazzi, Maria Elena, Brooker, Simon, Couto, Artur Roberto, da Silva Freire, Marcos, Homma, Akira, Lee, Bruce Y., Loukas, Alex, Loblack, Marva, Morel , Carlos Medicis, Oliveira, Rodrigo Correa, and Russell, Philip K. (2013) The human hookworm vaccine. Vaccine, 31 (Supplement 2). B227-B232.

Gaze, Soraya, McSorley, Henry J., Daveson, James, Jones, Di, Bethony, Jeffrey M., Oliveira, Luciana M., Speare, Richard, McCarthy, James S., Engwerda, Christian R., Croese, John, and Loukas, Alex (2012) Characterising the mucosal and systemic immune responses to experimental human hookworm infection. PLoS Pathogens, 8 (2). pp. 1-11.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Mulvenna, Jason, Young, Neil D., Kasny, Martin, Horak, Petr, Aziz, Ammar, Hofmann, Andreas, Loukas, Alex, and Gasser, Robin B. (2012) A deep exploration of the transcriptome and "excretory/secretory" proteome of adult Fascioloides magna. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 11 (11). pp. 1340-1353.

Barbosa Bafica, Aline Michelle, Santos Cardoso, Luciana, Oliveira, Sergio Costa, Loukas, Alex, Goes, Alfredo, Oliveira, Ricardo Riccio, Carvalho, Edgar M., and Araujo, Maria Ilma (2012) Changes in T-cell and monocyte phenotypes in vitro by Schistosoma mansoni antigens in cutaneous leishmaniasis patients. Journal of Parasitology Research, 2012. pp. 1-10.

Pearson, Mark S., Tribolet, Leon, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Periago, Maria Victoria, Adela Valerio, Maria, Jariwala, Amar R., Hotez, Peter, Diemert, David, Loukas, Alex, and Bethony, Jeffrey (2012) Molecular mechanisms of hookworm disease: stealth, virulence, and vaccines. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 130 (1). pp. 13-21.

Osman, Asiah, Wang, Conan K., Winter, Anja, Loukas, Alex, Tribolet, Leon, Gasser, Robin B., and Hofmann, Andreas (2012) Hookworm SCP/TAPS protein structure: a key to understanding host–parasite interactions and developing new interventions. Biotechnology Advances, 30 (3). pp. 652-657.

Mairiang, Eimorn, Laha, Thewarach, Bethony, Jeffrey M., Thinkhamrop, Bandit, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, Tesana, Smarn, Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., and Sripa, Banchob (2012) Ultrasonography assessment of hepatobiliary abnormalities in 3359 subjects with Opisthorchis viverrini infection in endemic areas of Thailand. Parasitology International, 61 (1). pp. 208-211.

Mulvenna, Jason, Yonglitthipagon, Ponlapat, Sripa, Banchob, Brindley, Paul J., Loukas, Alex, and Bethony, Jeffrey M. (2012) Banking on the future: biobanking for "omics" approaches to biomarker discovery for Opisthorchis-induced cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand. Parasitology International, 61 (1). pp. 173-177.

Loukas, A., Ranjit, N., Pickering, D.A., and Pearson, M.S. (2012) Blood-feeding human hookworm proteases. In: Dunn, Ben, (ed.) Proteinases as Drug Targets. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, pp. 186-198.

Senawong, Gulsiri, Laha, Thewarach, Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., and Sripa, Banchob (2012) Cloning, expression, and characterization of a novel Opisthorchis viverrini calcium-binding EF-hand protein. Parasitology International, 61 (1). pp. 94-100.

Sripa, Banchob, Thinkhamrop, Bandit, Mairiang, Eimorn, Laha, Thewarach, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, Periago, Maria Victoria, Bhudhisawasdi, Vajarabhongsa, Yonglitthipagon, Ponlapat, Mulvenna, Jason, Brindley, Paul J., Loukas, Alex, and Bethony, Jeffrey M. (2012) Elevated plasma IL-6 associates with increased risk of advanced fibrosis and cholangiocarcinoma in individuals infected by Opisthorchis viverrini. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6 (5). pp. 1-9.

Pearson, Mark S., Pickering, Darren A., McSorley, Henry J., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Tribolet, Leon, Dougall, Annette M., Hotez, Peter J., and Loukas, Alex (2012) Enhanced protective efficacy of a chimeric form of the schistosomiasis vaccine antigen Sm-TSP-2. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6 (3). pp. 1-10.

Sripa, Jittiyawadee, Brindley, Paul J., Sripa, Banchob, Loukas, Alex, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, and Laha, Thewarach (2012) Evaluation of liver fluke recombinant cathepsin B-1 protease as a serodiagnostic antigen for human opisthorchiasis. Parasitology International, 61 (1). pp. 191-195.

Diemert, David J., Pinto, Antonio G., Freire, Janaina, Jariwala, Amar, Santiago, Helton, Hamilton, Robert G., Periago, Maria Victoria, Loukas, Alex, Tribolet, Leon, Mulvenna, Jason, Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo, Hotez, Peter J., and Bethony, Jeffrey M. (2012) Generalized urticaria induced by the Na-ASP-2 hookworm vaccine: implications for the development of vaccines against helminths. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 130 (1). pp. 169-176.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Hofmann, Andreas, Young, Neil D., Broder, Ursula, Hall, Ross S., Loukas, Alex, and Gasser, Robin B. (2012) Insights into SCP/TAPS proteins of liver flukes based on large-scale bioinformatic analyses of sequence datasets. PLoS ONE, 7 (2). pp. 1-8.

Piratae, Supawadee, Tesana, Smarn, Jones, Malcolm K., Brindley, Paul J., Loukas, Alex, Lovas, Erica, Eursitthichai, Veerachai, Sripa, Banchob, Thanasuwan, Sirikanda, and Laha, Thewarach (2012) Molecular characterization of a tetraspanin from the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6 (12). pp. 1-10.

Suttiprapa, Sutas, Matchimakul, Pitchaya, Loukas, Alex, Laha, Thewarach, Wongkham, Sopit, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Brindley, Paul J., and Sripa, Banchob (2012) Molecular expression and enzymatic characterization of thioredoxin from the carcinogenic human liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini. Parasitology International, 61 (1). pp. 101-106.

Skwarczynski, Mariusz, Dougall, Annette M., Khoshnejad, Makan, Chandrudu, Saranya, Pearson, Mark, Loukas, Alex, and Toth, Istvan (2012) Peptide-based subunit vaccine against hookworm infection. PLoS One, 7 (10). pp. 1-7.

Yonglitthipagon, Ponlapat, Pairojkul, Chawalit, Chamgramol, Yaovalux, Loukas, Alex, Mulvenna, Jason, Bethony, Jeffrey, Bhudhisawasdi, Vajarabhongsa, and Sripa, Banchob (2012) Prognostic significance of peroxiredoxin 1 and ezrin-radixin-moesin binding phosphoprotein 50 in cholangiocarcinoma. Human Pathology, 43 (10). pp. 1719-1730.

Yonglitthipagon, Ponlapat, Pairojkul, Chawalit, Bhudhisawasdi, Vajarabhongsa, Mulvenna, Jason, Loukas, Alex, and Sripa, Banchob (2012) Proteomics-based identification of alpha-enolase as a potential prognostic marker in cholangiocarcinoma. Clinical Biochemistry, 45 (10-11). pp. 827-834.

Wang, Conan K., Broder, Ursula, Weeratunga, Saroja K., Gasser, Robin B., Loukas, Alex, and Hofmann, Andreas (2012) SBAL: a practical tool to generate and edit structure-based amino acid sequence alignments. Bioinformatics, 28 (7). pp. 1026-1027.

Loukas, Alex, Gaze, Soraya, Pearson, Mark, Doolan, Denise, Felgner, Philip, Diemert, David, McManus, Donald P., Driguez, Patrick, and Bethony, Jeffrey (2012) Schistosomiasis vaccines: new approaches to antigen discovery and promising new candidates. In: Caffrey, Conor R., (ed.) Parasitic Helminths: targets, screens, drugs and vaccines. Drug Discovery in Infectious Diseases . Wiley-Blackwell, Weinheim, Germany, pp. 421-433.

Brinkman, Diane L., Aziz, Ammar, Loukas, Alex, Potriquet, Jeremy, Seymour, Jamie, and Mulvenna, Jason (2012) Venom proteome of the box jellyfish Chironex fleckeri. PLoS ONE, 7 (12). pp. 1-9.

Young, Neil D., Jex, Aaron R., Lo, Bo, Liu, Shiping, Yang, Linfeng, Xiong, Zijun, Li, Yingrui, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Hall, Ross S., Xu, Xun, Chen, Fangyuan, Wu, Xuan, Zerlotini, Adhemar, Oliveira, Guilherme, Hofmann, Andreas, Zhang, Guojie, Fang, Xiaodong, Kang, Yi, Campbell, Bronwyn E., Loukas, Alex, Ranganathan, Shoba, Rollinson, David, Rinaldi, Gabriel, Brindley, Paul J., Yang, Huanming, Wang, Jun, Wang, Jian, and Gasser, Robin B. (2012) Whole-genome sequence of Schistosoma haematobium. Nature Genetics, 44 (2). pp. 221-225.

Sripa, Banchob, Brindley, Paul J., Mulvenna, Jason, Laha, Thewarach, Smout, Michael J., Mairiang, Eimorn, Bethony, Jeffrey M., and Loukas, Alex (2012) The tumorigenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini - multiple pathways to cancer. Trends in Parasitology, 28 (10). pp. 395-407.

Swain, Martin T., Larkin, Denis M., Caffrey, Conor R., Davies, Stephen J., Loukas, Alex, Skelly, Patrick J., and Hoffmann, Karl (2011) Schistosoma comparative genomics: integrating genome structure, parasite biology and anthelmintic discovery. Trends in Parasitology, 27 (12). pp. 555-564.

Barbosa Bafica, Aline Michelle, Santos Cardoso, Luciana, Oliveria, Sergio Costa, Loukas, Alex, Varela, Giuseppe Tittoni, Oliveria, Ricardo Riccio, Bacellar, Olivia, Carvalho, Edgar Marcelino, and Araujo, Maria Ilma (2011) Schistosoma mansoni antigens alter the cytokine response in vitro during cutaneous leishmaniasis. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz , 106 (7). pp. 856-863.

Rinaldi, Gabriel, Okatcha, Tunika I., Popratiloff, Anastas, Ayuk, Mary A., Suttiprapa, Sutas, Mann, Victoria H., Liang, Yung-san, Lewis, Fred A., Loukas, Alex, and Brindley, Paul J. (2011) Genetic manipulation of Schistosoma haematobium, the neglected schistosome. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 5 (10). pp. 1-10.

Willis, Charlene, Wang, Conan K., Osman, Asiah, Simon, Anne, Pickering, Darren, Mulvenna, Jason, Riboldi-Tunicliffe, Alan, Jones, Malcolm K., Loukas, Alex, and Hoffman, Andreas (2011) Insights into the membrane interactions of the saposin-like proteins Na-SLP-1 and Ac-SLP-1 from human and dog hookworm. PLoS ONE, 6 (10). pp. 1-10.

Smout, Michael J., Mulvenna, Jason P., Jones, Malcolm K., and Loukas, Alex (2011) Expression, refolding and purification of Ov-GRN-1, a granulin-like growth factor from the carcinogenic liver fluke, that causes proliferation of mammalian host cells. Protein Expression and Purification, 79 (2). pp. 263-270.

Sripa, Jittiyawadee, Pinlaor, Porntip, Brindley, Paul J., Sripa, Banchob, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Robinson, Mark W., Young , Neil D., Gasser, Robin B., Loukas, Alex, and Laha, Thewarach (2011) RNA interference targeting cathepsin B of the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. Parasitology International, 60 (3). pp. 283-288.

Loukas, Alex, Gaze, Soraya, Mulvenna, Jason, Gasser, Robin, Brindley, Paul, Doolan, Denise, Bethony, Jeffrey, Jones, Malcolm, Gobert, Geoffrey, Drigues, Patrick, McManus, Donald, and Hotez, Peter (2011) Vaccinomics for the major blood feeding helminths of humans. OMICS: a Journal of Integrative Biology, 15 (11). pp. 567-577.

Sripa, Banchob, Bethony, Jeffrey, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Mairiang, Eimorn, Loukas, Alex, Mulvenna, Jason, Laha, Thewarach, Hotez, Peter, and Brindley, Paul (2011) Opisthorchiasis and Opisthorchis-associated cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand and Laos. Acta Tropica, 120 (Supp 1). S158-S168.

McSorley, Henry, Gaze, Soraya, Davidson, James, Jones, Dianne, Anderson, Robert P., Coulston, Andrew, Ruyssers, Nathalie, Speare, Richard, McCarthy, James, Engwerda, Christian R, Croese, John, and Loukas, Alex (2011) Suppression of inflammatory immune responses in celiac disease by experimental hookworm infection. PLoS ONE, 6 (9). pp. 1-7.

Aziz, Ammar, Zhang, Wenbao, Li, Jun, Loukas, Alex, McManus, Donald, and Mulvenna, Jason (2011) Proteomic characterisation of Echinococcus granulosus hydatid cyst fluid from sheep, cattle and humans. Journal of Proteomics, 74 (9). pp. 1560-1572.

Daveson, A. James, Jones, Dianne M., Gaze Jangola, Soraya, McSorley, Henry, Clouston, Andrew, Pascoe, Andrew, Cooke, Sharon, Speare, Richard, Mcdonald, Graeme A., Anderson, Robert, McCarthy, James S., Loukas, Alex, and Croese, John (2011) Effect of hookworm infection on wheat challenge in celiac disease--a randomised double-blinded placebo controlled trial. PLoS ONE, 6 (3). pp. 1-9.

Campbell, Bronwyn E., Boag, Peter R., Hofmann, Andreas, Cantacessi, Cinzia, Wang, Conan K., Taylor, Paul, Hu, Min, Sindhu, Zia-ud-Din, Loukas, Alex, Sternberg, Paul W., and Gasser, Robin B. (2011) Atypical (RIO) protein kinases from Haemonchus contortus — Promise as new targets for nematocidal drugs. Biotechnology Advances, 29 (3). pp. 338-350.

Bethony, Jeffrey M., Cole, Rhea N., Guo, Xiaoti, Kamhawi, Shaden, Lightowlers, Marshall W., Loukas, Alex, Petri, William, Reed, Steven, Valenzuela, Jesus G., and Hotez, Peter J. (2011) Vaccines to combat the neglected tropical diseases. Immunological Reviews, 239 (1). pp. 237-270.

Smout, Michael J., Sripa, Banchob, Laha, Thewarach, Mulvenna, Jason, Gasser, Robin B. , Young, Neil D., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Brindley, Paul J., and Loukas, Alex (2011) Infection with the carcinogenic human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. Molecular BioSystems, 7 (5). pp. 1367-1375.

Glanfield, Amber, McManus, Donald P., Smyth, Danielle J., Lovas, Erica M., Loukas, Alex, Gobert, Geoffrey N., and Jones, Malcolm K. (2010) A cytochrome b561 with ferric reductase activity from the parasitic blood fluke, Schistosoma japonicum. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4 (11). pp. 1-11.

Smout, Michael J., Kotze, Andrew C., McCarthy, James S., and Loukas, Alex (2010) A novel high throughput assay for anthelmintic drug screening and resistance diagnosis by real-time monitoring of parasite motility. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 4 (11). pp. 1-10.

Hotez, Peter J., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Diemert, David J., Pearson, Mark, and Loukas, Alex (2010) Developing vaccines to combat hookworm infection and intestinal schistosomiasis. Nature Reviews Microbiology , 8 (11). pp. 814-826.

Young, Neil D., Jex, Aaron R., Cantacessi, Cinzia, Campbell, Bronwyn E., Laha, Thewarach, Sohn, Woon-Mok, Sripa, Banchob , Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., and Gasser, Robin B. (2010) Progress on the transcriptomics of carcinogenic liver flukes of humans - unique biological and biotechnological prospects. Biotechnology Advances, 28 (6). pp. 859-870.

Amante, Fiona H., Haque, Ashraful, Stanley, Amanda C., de Labastida Rivera, Fabian, Randall, Louise M., Wilson, Yana A., Yeo , Gladys, Pieper, Christian, Crabb, Brendan S., de Koning-Ward, Tania F., Lundie, Rachel J., Good, Michael F., Pinzon-Charry, Alberto, Pearson, Mark S., Duke, Mary G., McManus, Donald P., Loukas, Alex, Hill, Geoff R., and Engwerda, Christian R. (2010) Immune-mediated mechanisms of parasite tissue sequestration during experimental cerebral malaria. Journal of Immunology, 185 (6). pp. 3632-3642.

Loukas, Alex, Spithill, Terry, and Cowman, Alan (2010) Editorial: ICOPA down under. International Journal for Parasitology, 40 (10). p. 1107.

Pearson, Mark S., Ranjit, Najju, and Loukas, Alex (2010) Blunting the knife: development of vaccines targeting digestive proteases of blood-feeding helminth parasites. Biological Chemistry, 391 (8). pp. 901-911.

McSorley, H.J., and Loukas, A. (2010) The immunology of human hookworm infections. Parasite Immunology, 32 (8). pp. 549-559.

Young, Neil D., Campbell, Bronwyn E., Hall, Ross S., Jex, Aaron R., Cantacessi, Cinzia , Laha, Thewarach, Sohn, Woon-Mok , Sripa, Banchob , Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., and Gasser, Robin B. (2010) Unlocking the transcriptomes of two carcinogenic parasites, Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrini. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4 (6). pp. 1-14.

Pearson, Mark S., Pickering, Darren A., Tribolet, Leon, Cooper, Leanne, Mulvenna, Jason, Oliveira, Luciana M., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Hotez, Peter J., and Loukas, Alex (2010) Neutralizing antibodies to the hookworm hemoglobinase Na-APR-1: implications for a multivalent vaccine against hookworm Infection and schistosomiasis. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 201 (10). pp. 1561-1569.

Cantacessi, Cinzia , Mitreva, Makedonka , Jex, Aaron R., Young, Neil D., Campbell, Bronwyn E., Hall, Ross S., Doyle, Maria A., Ralph, Stuart A., Rabelo, Elida M., Ranganathan, Shoba , Sternberg, Paul W., Loukas, Alex, and Gasser, Robin B. (2010) Massively parallel sequencing and analysis of the Necator americanus transcriptome. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4 (5). pp. 1-11.

Cantacessi, Cinzia, Campbell, Bronwyn E., Young, Neil D., Jex, Aaron R., Hall, Ross S., Presidente, Paul J.A., Zawadzki, Jodi L., Zhong, Weiwei, Aleman-Meza, Boanerges, Loukas, Alex, Sternberg, Paul W., and Gasser, Robin B. (2010) Differences in transcription between free-living and CO2-activated third-stage larvae of Haemonchus contortus. BMC Genomics, 11. pp. 1-14.

Tran, Mai H., Freitas, Tori C., Cooper, Leanne, Gaze, Soraya, Gatton, Michelle L., Jones, Malcolm K., Lovas, Erica, Pearce, Edward J., and Loukas, Alex (2010) Suppression of mRNAs encoding tegument tetraspanins from Schistosoma mansoni results in impaired tegument turnover. PLoS Pathogens, 6 (4). pp. 1-10.

Mulvenna, Jason, Moertel, Luke, Jones, Malcolm K., Nawaratna, Sujeevi, Lovas, Erica M., Gobert, Geoffrey N., Colgrave, Michelle, Jones, Alun, Loukas, Alex, and McManus, Donald P. (2010) Exposed proteins of the Schistosoma japonicum tegument. International Journal for Parasitology, 40 (5). pp. 543-554.

Zhan, Bin, Perally, Samirah, Brophy, Peter M., Xue, Jian, Goud, Gaddam, Liu, Sen, Deumic, Vehid, de Oliveira, Luciana M., Bethony, Jeffrey, Bottazzi, Maria Elena, Jiang, Desheng, Gillespie, Portia, Xiao, Shu-hua, Gupta, Richi, Loukas, Alex, Ranjit, Najju, Lustigman, Sara, Oksov, Yelena, and Hotez, Peter (2010) Molecular cloning, biochemical characterization, and partial protective immunity of the heme-binding glutathione S-transferases from the human hookworm Necator americanus. Infection and Immunity, 78 (4). pp. 1552-1563.

Mulvenna, Jason, Sripa, Banchob, Brindley, Paul J., Gorman, Jeffrey, Jones, Malcolm K., Colgrave, Michelle L., Jones, Alun, Nawaratna, Sujeevi, Laha, Thewarach, Suttiprapa, Sutas, Smout, Michael J., and Loukas, Alex (2010) The secreted and surface proteomes of the adult stage of the carcinogenic human liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini. Proteomics, 10 (5). pp. 1063-1078.

Ruyssers, Nathalie E., De Winter, Benedicte Y., De Man, Joris G., Ruyssers, Natacha D., Van Gils, Ann J., Loukas, Alex, Pearson, Mark S., Weinstock, Joel V., Pelckmans, Paul A., and Moreels, Tom G. (2010) Schistosoma mansoni proteins attenuate gastrointestinal motility disturbances during experimental colitis in mice. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 16 (6). pp. 703-712.

Gobert, Geoffrey N., Tran, Mai H., Moertel, Luke, Mulvenna, Jason, Jones, Malcolm K., McManus, Donald P., and Loukas, Alex (2010) Transcriptional changes in Schistosoma mansoni during early schistosomula development and in the presence of erythrocytes. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 4 (2). pp. 1-13.

Driguez, Patrick, Doolan, Denise L., Loukas, Alex, Felgner, Philip L., and McManus, Donald P. (2010) Schistosomiasis vaccine discovery using immunomics. Parasites & Vectors, 3 (1). pp. 1-5.

Sripa, Banchob, Mairiang, Eimorn, Thinkhamrop, Bandit, Laha, Thewarach, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, Tessana, Smarn, Loukas, Alex, Brindley, Paul J., and Bethony, Jeffrey M. (2009) Advanced periductal fibrosis from infection with the carcinogenic human liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini correlates with elevated levels of interleukin-6. Hepatology, 50 (4). pp. 1273-1281.

Smout, Michael J., Laha, Thewarach, Mulvenna, Jason, Sripa, Banchob, Suttiprapa, Sutas, Jones, Alun, Brindley, Paul J., and Loukas, Alex (2009) A granulin-like growth factor secreted by the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, promotes proliferation of host cells. PLoS Pathogens, 5 (10). pp. 1-16.

Pearson, Mark S., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Pickering, Darren A., de Oliveira, Luciana M., Jariwala, Amar, Santiago, Helton, Miles, Aaron P., Zhan, Bin, Jiang, Desheng, Ranjit, Najju, Mulvenna, Jason, Tribolet, Leon, Plieskatt, Jordan, Smith, Tracey, Bottazzi, Maria Elena, Jones, Kathryn, Keegan, Brian, Hotez, Peter J., and Loukas, Alex (2009) An enzymatically inactivated hemoglobinase from Necator americanus induces neutralizing antibodies against multiple hookworm species and protects dogs against heterologous hookworm infection. FASEB Journal, 23 (9). pp. 3009-3017.

Pinheiro, C.S., Staub, O., Mulvenna, J., Loukas, A., Jones, M.K., and Rabelo, E.M. (2009) Characterization and binding affinities of SmLANP: a new Schistosoma mansoni member of the ANP32 family of regulatory proteins. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 165 (2). pp. 95-102.

Ruyssers, Nathalie E., De Winter, Benedicte Y., De Man, Joris G., Loukas, Alex, Pearson, Mark, Weinstock, Joel V., Van den Bossche, Rita M., Martinet, Wim, Pelckmans, Paul A., and Moreels, Tom G. (2009) Therapeutic potential of helminth soluble proteins in TNBS-induced colitis in mice. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 15 (4). pp. 491-500.

Ranjit, Najju, Zhan, Bin, Hamilton, Brett, Stenzel, Deborah, Lowther, Jonathan, Pearson, Mark, Gorman, Jeffrey, Hotez, Peter, and Loukas, Alex (2009) Proteolytic degradation of hemoglobin in the intestine of the human hookworm necator Americanus. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 199 (6). pp. 904-912.

Pinlaor, Porntip, Kaewpitoon, Natthawut, Laha, Thewarach, Sripa, Banchob, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Morales, Maria E., Mann, Victoria H., Parriott, Sandi K., Suttiprapa, Sutas, Robinson, Mark W., To, Joyce, Dalton, John P., Loukas, Alex, and Brindley, Paul J. (2009) Cathepsin F cysteine protease of the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 3 (3). pp. 1-15.

Datu, Bennett J.D., Loukas, Alex, Cantacessi, Cinzia, O'Donoghue, Peter, and Gasser, Robin B. (2009) Investigation of the regulation of transcriptional changes in Ancylostoma caninum larvae following serum activation, with a focus on the insulin-like signalling pathway. Veterinary Parasitology, 159 (2). pp. 139-148.

Cantacessi, C., Loukas, A., Campbell, B.E., Mulvenna, J., Ong, E.K., Zhong, W., Sternberg, P.W., Otranto, D., and Gasser, R.B. (2009) Exploring transcriptional conservation between Ancylostoma caninum and Haemonchus contortus by oligonucleotide microarray and bioinformatic analyses. Molecular and Cellular Probes, 23 (1). pp. 1-9.

Mulvenna, Jason, Hamilton, Brett, Nagaraj, Shivashankar H., Smyth, Danielle, Loukas, Alex, and Gorman, Jeffrey J. (2009) Proteomics analysis of the excretory/secretory component of the blood-feeding stage of the hookworm, Ancylostoma caninum. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 8 (1). pp. 109-121.

Rabelo, Elida M., Hall, Ross S., Loukas, Alex, Cooper, Leanne, Hu, Min, Ranganathan, Shoba, and Gasser, Robin B. (2009) Improved insights into the transcriptomes of the human hookworm Necator americanus: fundamental and biotechnological implications. Biotechnology Advances, 27 (2). pp. 122-132.

Suttiprapa, Sutas, Mulvenna, Jason, Huong, Ngo Thi, Pearson, Mark S., Brindley, Paul J., Laha, Thewarach, Wongkham, Sopit, Sripa, Banchob, and Loukas, Alex (2009) Ov-APR-1, an aspartic protease from the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini: functional expression, immunolocalization and subsite specificity. International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 41 (5). pp. 1148-1156.

Cantacessi, C., Campbell, B.E., Visser, A., Geldhof, P., Nolan, M.J., Nisbet, A.J., Matthews, J.B., Loukas, A., Hofmann, A., Otranto, D., Sternberg, P.W., and Gasser, R.B. (2009) A portrait of the "SCP/TAPS" proteins of eukaryotes: developing a framework for fundamental research and biotechnological outcomes. Biotechnology Advances, 27 (4). pp. 376-388.

Teixeira-Carvalho, Andréa, Fujiwara, Ricardo T., Stemmy, Erik J., Olive, Denise, Damsker, Jesse M., Loukas, Alex, Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo, Constant, Stephanie L., and Bethony, Jeffrey M. (2008) Binding of excreted and/or secreted products of adult hookworms to human NK cells in Necator americanus-infected individuals from Brazil. Infection and Immunity, 76 (12). pp. 5810-5816.

Jones, Malcolm K., Bong, Sze How, Green, Kathryn M., Holmes, Philadelphia, Duke, Mary, Loukas, Alex, and McManus, Donald P. (2008) Correlative and dynamic imaging of the hatching biology of Schistosoma japonicum from eggs prepared by high pressure freezing. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2 (11). pp. 1-11.

Campbell, B.E., Nisbet, A.J., Mulvenna, J., Loukas, A., and Gasser, R.B. (2008) Molecular and phylogenetic characterization of cytochromes c from Haemonchus contortus and Trichostrongylus vitrinus (Nematoda: Trichostrongylida). Gene, 424 (1-2). pp. 121-129.

Suttiprapa, Sutas, Loukas, Alex, Laha, Thewarach, Wongkham, Sopit, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Gaze, Soraya, Brindley, Paul J., and Banchob, Sripa (2008) Characterization of the antioxidant enzyme, thioredoxin peroxidase, from the carcinogenic human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 160 (2). pp. 116-122.

Hotez, Peter J., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Oliveira, Sergio, Brindley, Paul J., and Loukas, Alex (2008) Multivalent anthelminthic vaccine to prevent hookworm and schistosomiasis. Expert Review of Vaccines, 7 (6). pp. 745-752.

Ranjit, Najju, Zhan, Bin, Stenzel, Deborah J., Mulvenna, Jason, Fujiwara, Ricardo, Hotez, Peter, and Loukas, Alex (2008) A family of cathepsin B cysteine proteases expressed in the gut of the human hookworm, Necator americanus. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 160 (2). pp. 90-99.

Jones, Malcolm K., Lustigman, Sara, and Loukas, Alex (2008) Tracking the odysseys of juvenile schistosomes to understand host interactions. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 2 (7). pp. 1-2.

Loukas, Alex, and Bethany, Jeffrey M. (2008) New drugs for an ancient parasite. Nature Medicine, 14 (4). pp. 365-367.

Kaewpitoon, Natthawut, Laha, Thewarach, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Yongvanit, Puangrat, Brindley, Paul, Loukas, Alex, and Sripa, Banchob (2008) Characterization of cysteine proteases from the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. Parasitology Research, 102 (4). pp. 757-764.

Bethony, Jeffrey M., and Loukas, Alex (2008) The Schistosomiasis research agenda: what now? PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease, 2 (2). pp. 1-2.

Datu, Bennett J.D., Gasser, Robin, Nagaraj, Shivashankar H., Ong, Eng K., O'Donoghue, Peter, McInnes, Russell, Ranganathan, Shoba, and Loukas, Alex (2008) Transcriptional changes in the hookworm, Ancylostoma caninum, during the transition from a free-living to a parasitic larva. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2 (1). pp. 1-15.

Gasser, R.B., Cantacessi, C., and Loukas, A. (2008) DNA technological progress toward advanced diagnostic tools to support human hookworm control. Biotechnology Advances, 26 (1). pp. 35-45.

Campbell, Bronwyn E., Nagaraj, Shivashankar H., Hu, Min, Zhong, Weiwei, Sternberg, Paul W., Ong, Eng K., Loukas, Alex, Ranganathan, Shoba, Beveridge, Ian, McInnes, Russell L., Hutchinson, Gareth W., and Gasser, Robin B. (2008) Gender-enriched transcripts in Haemonchus contortus: predicted functions and genetic interactions based on comparative analyses with Caenorhabditis elegans. International Journal for Parasitology, 38 (1). pp. 65-83.

Xiao, Shuhua, Zhan, Bin, Xue, Jian, Goud, Gaddam Narsa, Loukas, Alex, Liu, Yueyuan, Williamson, Angela, Liu, Sen, Deumic, Vehid, and Hotez, Peter (2008) The evaluation of recombinant hookworm antigens as vaccines in hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) challenged with human hookworm, Necator americanus. Experimental Parasitology, 118 (1). pp. 32-40.

Laha, Thewarach, Sripa, Jittiyawadee, Sripa, Banchob, Pearson, Mark, Tribolet, Leon, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, Brindley, Paul J., and Loukas, Alex (2008) Asparaginyl endopeptidase from the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, and its potential for serodiagnosis. International journal of infectious diseases, 12 (6). e49-e59.

Bethony, Jeffrey M., Diemert, David J., Oliveira, Sergio Costa, and Loukas, Alex (2008) Can schistosomiasis really be consigned to history without a vaccine? Vaccine, 26 (27-28). pp. 3373-3376.

McManus, Donald P., and Loukas, Alex (2008) Current status of vaccines for schistosomiasis. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 21 (1). pp. 225-242.

Huang, Cui-Qin, Gasser, Robin B., Cantacessi, Cinzia, Nisbet, Alaisdar J., Zhong, Weiwei, Sternberg, Paul W., Loukas, Alex, Mulvenna, Jason, Lin, Rui-Qing, Chen, Ning, and Zhu, Xing-Quan (2008) Genomic-bioinformatic analysis of transcripts enriched in the third-stage larva of the parasitic nematode Ascaris suum. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2 (6). pp. 1-12.

Don, Tegan A., Bethony, Jeffrey M., and Loukas, Alex (2008) Saposin-like proteins are expressed in the gastrodermis of Schistosoma mansoni and are immunogenic in natural infections. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 12 (6). e39-e47.

Ruyssers, Nathalie E., De Winter, Benedicte Y., De Man, Joris G., Loukas, Alex, Herman, Arnold G., Pelckmans, Paul A., and Moreels, Tom G. (2008) Worms and the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: are molecules the answer? Journal of Immunology Research, 2008. pp. 1-7.

Pearson, M.S, McManus, D.P., Smyth, D.J., Jones, M.K., Sykes, A.M., and Loukas, A. (2007) Cloning and characterization of an orphan seven transmembrane receptor from Schistosoma mansoni. Parasitology, 134 (14). pp. 2001-2008.

Sripa, Banchob, Kaewkes, Sasithorn, Sithithaworn, Paiboon, Mairiang, Eimorn, Laha, Thewarach, Smout, Michael, Pairojkul, Chawalit, Bhudhisawasdi, Vajaraphongsa, Tesana, Smarn, Thinkamrop, Bandit, Bethony, Jeffrey M., Loukas, Alex, and Brindley, Paul J. (2007) Liver fluke induces Cholangiocarcinoma. PLoS Medicine, 4 (7). pp. 1148-1155.

Loukas, Alex, Tran, Mai, and Pearson, Mark S. (2007) Schistosome membrane proteins as vaccines. International Journal for Parasitology, 37 (3-4). pp. 257-263.

Laha, Thewarach, Pinlaor, Porntip, Mulvenna, Jason, Sripa, Banchob, Sripa, Manop, Smout, Michael J., Gasser, Robin B., Brindley, Paul J., and Loukas, Alex (2007) Gene discovery for the carcinogenic human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. BMC Genomics, 8. pp. 1-15.

Tran, Mai H., Pearson, Mark S., Bethony, Jeffrey M., Smyth, Danielle J., Jones, Malcolm K., Duke, Mary, Don, Tegan A., McManus, Donald P., Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo, and Loukas, Alex (2006) Tetraspanins on the surface of Schistosoma mansoni are protective antigens against schistosomiasis. Nature Medicine, 12 (7). pp. 835-840.

Rosenzvit, Mara C., Zhang, Wenbao, Motazedian, Hossein, Smyth, Danielle, Pearson, Mark, Loukas, Alex, Jones, Malcolm K., and McManus, Donald P. (2006) Identification of membrane-bound and secreted proteins from Echinococcus granulosus by signal sequence trap. International Journal for Parasitology, 36 (1). pp. 123-130.

Bethony, Jeffrey, Loukas, Alex, Smout, Michael, Brooker, Simon, Mendez, Susana, Plieskatt, Jordan, Goud, Gaddam, Bottazzi, Maria Elena, Zhan, Bin, Wang, Yan, Williamson, Angela, Lustigman, Sara, Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo, Xiao, Shuhua, and Hotez, Peter J. (2005) Antibodies against a secreted protein from hookworm larvae reduce the intensity of hookworm infection in humans and vaccinated laboratory animals. FASEB Journal, 19 (12). pp. 1743-1745.

Pearson, Mark S., McManus, Donald P., Smyth, Danielle J., Lewis, Fred A., and Loukas, Alex (2005) In vitro and in silico analysis of signal peptides from the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 45 (2). pp. 201-11.

Smyth, Danielle, McManus, Donald P., Smout, Michael J., Laha, Thewarach, Zhang, Wenbao, and Loukas, Alex (2003) Isolation of cDNAs encoding secreted and transmembrane proteins from Schistosoma mansoni by a signal sequence trap method. Infection and Immunity, 71 (5). pp. 2548-2554.

laha, Thewarch, Brindley, Paul J., Smout, Michael J., Verity, Christiana K., McManus, Donald P., and Loukas, Alex (2002) Reverse transcriptase activity and untranslated region sharing of a new RTE-like, non-long terminal repeat retrotransposon from the human blood fluke, Schistosoma japonicum. International Journal for Parasitology, 32 (9). pp. 1163-1174.

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