PUBLICATIONS

Publications

Selected Publications

Pompon J, Levashina EA (2015) A New Role of the Mosquito Complement-like Cascade in Male Fertility in Anopheles gambiae. PLoS Biol 13(9): e1002255.

Volohonsky G, Terenzi O, Soichot J, Naujoks DA, Nolan T, Windbichler N, Kapps D, Smidler AL, Vittu A, Costa G, Steinert S, Levashina EA, Blandin SA, Marois E (2015) Tools for Anopheles gambiae Transgenesis. G3 (Bethesda). 5(6):1151-63.

Biryukova I, Ye T, Levashina E (2014) Transcriptome-wide analysis of microRNA expression in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. BMC Genomics. 15:557.

Baldini F, Segata N, Pompon J, Marcenac P, Shaw WR, Dabiré RK, Diabaté A, Levashina EA, Catteruccia F (2014) Evidence of natural Wolbachia infections in field populations of Anopheles gambiae. Nat Commun. ;5:3985.

Smidler AL, Terenzi O, Soichot J, Levashina EA, Marois E (2013) Targeted Mutagenesis in the Malaria Mosquito Using TALE Nucleases. PLoS ONE 8(8): e74511.

Nsango SE, Pompon J, Xie T, Rademacher A, Fraiture M, Thoma M, Awono-Ambene PH, Moyou RS, Morlais I, Levashina EA (2013) AP-1/Fos-TGase2 axis mediates wounding-induced Plasmodium falciparum killing in Anopheles gambiae. J Biol Chem. 288(22).

Lamacchia M, Clayton JR, Wang-Sattler R, Steinmetz LM, Levashina EA, Blandin SA (2013) Silencing of genes and alleles by RNAi in Anopheles gambiae. Methods Mol Biol. 923:161-76.

Marois E, Scali C, Soichot J, Kappler C, Levashina EA, Catteruccia F (2012) High-throughput sorting of mosquito larvae for laboratory studies and for future vector control interventions. Malar J. 11:302.

Ezekowitz A, Dimarcq JL, Kafatos F, Levashina E, Ferrandon D, Hetru C, Imler JL, Reichhart JM (2012) Lawrence's book review unfair to Hoffmann. Curr Biol.;22(12).

Boissière A, Tchioffo MT, Bachar D, Abate L, Marie A, Nsango SE, Shahbazkia HR, Awono-Ambene PH, Levashina EA, Christen R, Morlais I (2012) Midgut microbiota of the malaria mosquito vector Anopheles gambiae and interactions with Plasmodium falciparum infection. PLoS Pathog. 8(5).

Ramakrishnan C, Rademacher A, Soichot J, Costa G, Waters AP, Janse CJ, Ramesar J, Franke-Fayard BM, Levashina EA (2012) Salivary gland-specific P. berghei reporter lines enable rapid evaluation of tissue-specific sporozoite loads in mosquitoes. PLoS One.;7(5):e36376.

Nsango SE, Abate L, Thoma M, Pompon J, Fraiture M, Rademacher A, Berry A, Awono-Ambene PH, Levashina EA, Morlais I (2012) Genetic clonality of Plasmodium falciparum affects the outcome of infection in Anopheles gambiae. Int J Parasitol. 42(6):589-95.

Buresova V, Hajdusek O, Franta Z, Loosova G, Grunclova L, Levashina EA, Kopacek P (2011) Functional genomics of tick thioester-containing proteins reveal the ancient origin of the complement system. J Innate Immun. 3(6): 623-630.

Steinert S, Levashina EA (2011) Intracellular immune responses of dipteran insects. Immunol Rev. 240(1): 129-140. Review

Baxter RH, Steinert S, Chelliah Y, Volohonsky G, Levashina EA, Deisenhofer J (2010) A heterodimeric complex of the LRR proteins LRIM1 and APL1C regulates complement-like immunity in Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 107: 16817-16822.

Rono M, Whitten MMA, Oulad-Abdelghani M, Levashina EA, Marois E (2010) The major yolk protein Vitellogenin interferes with the anti-Plasmodium response in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. PLoS Biol, 8(7): e1000434.

Volohonsky G, Steinert S, Levashina EA (2010) Focusing on complement in the antiparasitic defense of mosquitoes. Trends Parasitol, 26: 1-3. Review.

Blandin SA, Wang-Sattler R, Lamacchia M, Gagneur J, Lycett G, Ning Y, Levashina EA, Steinmetz LM (2009) Dissecting the genetic basis of resistance to malaria parasites in Anopheles gambiae. Science, 326: 147-150.

Catteruccia F, Levashina EA (2009) RNAi in the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Methods Mol Biol., 555: 63-75. Review

Fraiture M, Baxter R.H.G., Steinert S., Chelliah Y., Frolet C., Quispe-Tintaya W., Hoffmann J.A., Blandin S.A., and Levashina EA (2009) Two Mosquito LRR Proteins Function as Complement Control Factors in the TEP1-Mediated Killing of Plasmodium. Cell Host & Microbe, 5: 273-284.

 
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