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Publication in 2020

(Stichtag: 20.08.2020)

Gisder S, Horchler L, Pieper F, Schüler V, Šima P, Genersch E (2020)
Rapid Gastrointestinal Passage May Protect Bombus terrestris from Becoming a True Host for Nosema ceranae
Appl Environ Microbiol
; 86:e00629-20
doi: 10.1128/AEM.00629-20

Gerhard, A.P.; Krücken, J.; Heitlinger, E.; Janssen, I.J.; Basiaga, M., Kornaś, S.; Beier, C.; Nielsen, M.K.; Davis, R.E.; Wang, J.; von Samson-Himmelstjerna, G. (2020)
The P-glycoprotein repertoire of the equine parasitic nematode Parascaris univalens
Sci. Rep.; Volume 10, Article no.: 13586
doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-70529-6

Ebner, F.; Morrison, E.; Bertazzon, M.; Midha, A.; Hartmann, S.; Freund, C.; Álvaro-Benito, M. (2020)
CD4+ Th immunogenicity of the Ascaris spp. secreted products.
npj Vaccines; 5:25
doi: 10.1038/s41541-020-0171-z

Seltmann A, Schares G, Aschenborn OHK, Heinrich SK, Thalwitzer S, Wachter B*, Czirják GÁ*. (2020)
* equal contribution.
Species-specific differences in Toxoplasma gondii, Neospora caninum and Besnoitia besnoiti seroprevalence in Namibian wildlife.
Parasit Vectors. 13:7.
doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3871-3

Jarquín-Díaz VH, Balard A, Mácova A, Jost J, Roth von Szepesbéla T, Berktold K, Tank S, Kvičerová J, Heitlinger E (2020).
Generalist Eimeria species in rodents: Multilocus analyses indicate inadequate resolution of established markers.
Ecol Evol 2020;00:1–12.
doi: 10.1002/ece3.5992


Publication in 2019

Yordanova I.A.; Cortés A.; Klotz C., Kühl A.A.; Heimesaat M.M.; Cantacessi C.; Hartmann S.; Rausch S. (2019)
RORγt+ Treg to Th17 ratios correlate with susceptibility to Giardia infection.
Sci Rep 9(1), 20328
doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-56416-9

Gai PP, van Loon W, Siegert K, Wedam J, Kulkarni SS, Rasalkar R, Boloor A, Kumar A, Jain A, Mahabala C, Baliga S, Devi R, Shenoy D, Gai P Mockenhaupt FP (2019)
Duffy antigen receptor for chemokines gene polymorphisms and malaria in Mangaluru, India (2019)
Malar J 18:328

French, T.; Düsedau, H. P.; Steffen, J.; Biswas, A.; Ahmed, N.; Hartmann, S.; Schüler, T.; Schott, B. H.; Dunay, I. R. (2019)
Neuronal impairment following chronic Toxoplasma gondii infection is aggravated by intestinal nematode challenge in an IFN-γ-dependent manner.
J. Neuroinflammation; 16(1), p. 159
doi: 10.1186/s12974-019-1539-8

Jarquín-Díaz VH, Balard A, Jost J, Kraft J, Dikmen MN, Kvičerová J, Heitlinger E
Detection and quantification of house mouse Eimeria at the species level – challenges and solutions for the assessment of Coccidia in wildlife.
IJP: Parsites and Wildlife
doi: 10.1101/636662

Bredtmann CM, Krücken J, Kuzmina T, Louro M, Madeira de Carvalho LM, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G. (2019)
Nuclear and mitochondrial marker sequences reveal close relationship between Coronocyclus coronatus and a potential Cylicostephanus calicatus cryptic species complex.
Infect Genet Evol. 2019 Jul 9:103956.
doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2019.103956. [Epub ahead of print]

Delgado Betancourt, E.; Hamid, B.; Fabian, B. T.; Klotz, C.; Hartmann, S.; Seeber, F. (2019)
From Entry to Early Dissemination-Toxoplasma gondii's Initial Encounter With Its Host.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 9:46.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00046

van Loon W, Gai PP, Hamann L, Bedu-Addo G, Mockenhaupt FP. (2019) MiRNA-146a polymorphism increases the odds of malaria in pregnancy.
Malar J. 18:7.
doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2643-z.

Bredtmann CM, Krücken J, Murugaiyan J, Balard A, Hofer H, Kuzmina TA, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G. (2019)
Concurrent Proteomic Fingerprinting and Molecular Analysis Of Cyathostomins.
Proteomics. 2019 Feb 20:e1800290.
doi: 10.1002/pmic.201800290

Norus Ahmed, Emanuel Heitlinger, Nicole Affinass, Anja A. Kühl, Natasa Xenophontos, Victor H. Jarquin, Jenny Jost, Svenja Steinfelder, Susanne Hartmann (2019)
A novel non-invasive method to detect RELM beta transcript in gut barrier related changes during a gastrointestinal nematode infection.
Front. Immunol. 10:445
doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00445

Publications in 2018

Affinass, N.; Zhang, H.; Löhning, M.; Hartmann, S.; Rausch, S. (2018):
Manipulation of the balance between Th2 and Th2/1 hybrid cells affects parasite nematode fitness in mice.
European journal of immunology,  Details

Aebischer, T.; Matuschewski, K.; Hartmann, S. (2018):
Editorial: Parasite Infections: From Experimental Models to Natural Systems.
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology; 8, S. 1–3
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00012, ISSN: 2235-2988

Arroyo-Olarte RD, Thurow L, Kozjak-Pavlovic V, Gupta N (2018)
Illuminating pathogen-host intimacy through optogenetics;
PLoS Pathogens, 14(7): e1007046
doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007046

Blume, M., F.Seeber (2018).
Metabolic interactions between Toxoplasma gondii and its host.
F1000 Res.
doi:10.12688/Ff1000research.16021.1 ; PMCID: PMC6208699

Costantini D, Czirják GÀ, Melzheimer J, Menges V, Wachter B (2018)
Sex and species differences of stress markers in sympatric cheetahs and leopards in Namibia.
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A. Molecular & Integrative Physiology.227: 8-13.

Ebner F, Kuhring M, Radonić A, Midha A, Renard B, Hartmann S. (2018).
Silent witness: Dual-species transcriptomics reveals epithelial immunological quiescence to helminth larval encounter and fostered larval development.
Frontiers Immunology 9:1968. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01868.

Erler H, Ren B, Gupta N*, Beitz E* (*co-communication authors)
The intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii harbors three druggable FNT-type formate and L-lactate transporters in the plasma membrane. J. Biol. Chem.
doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.003801

Esu E, Tacoli C, Gai P, Berens-Riha N, Pritsch M, Loescher T, Meremikwu M. (2018)
Prevalence of the Pfdhfr and Pfdhps mutations among asymptomatic pregnant women in Southeast Nigeria. Parasitol Res. 2018 Mar;117(3):801-807.
doi: 10.1007/s00436-018-5754-5

Helmy YA, Spierling NG, Schmidt S, Rosenfeld UM, Reil D, Imholt C, Jacob J, Ulrich RG, Aebischer T, Klotz C. (2018)
Occurrence and distribution of Giardia species in wild rodents in Germany. Parasit Vectors. 2018 Mar 27;11(1):213.
doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2802-z.

Horchler L, Gisder S, Boecking O, Genersch E (in press, online first: 30.11.2018) Diagnostic value of faecal spots on and in honey bee (Apis mellifera) hives. Berl Münch Tierärztl Wochenschr
doi: 10.2376/0005-9366-18035

Kiuru CW, Oyieke FA, Mukabana WR, Mwangangi J, Kamau L, Muhia-Matoke D. (2018).
Status of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors in Kwale County, Coastal Kenya.
Malar J 17:3
doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2156-6

Kong P, Lehmann MJ, Helms JB, Brouwers JF, Gupta N (2018)
Lipid analysis of Eimeria sporozoites reveals exclusive phospholipids, a phylogenetic mosaic of endogenous synthesis, and a host-independent lifestyle
Cell Discovery – Nature, 4(24), 1-17
doi: 10.1038/s41421-018-0023-4

Midha, A.; Janek, K.; Niewienda, A.; Henklein, P.; Günther, S.; Serra, D. O.; Schlosser, J.; Hengge, R.; Hartmann, S. (2018):
The Intestinal Roundworm Ascaris suum Releases Antimicrobial Factors Which Interfere With Bacterial Growth and Biofilm Formation.Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology; 8, S. Artikelnr. 271

Prüter H, Czirják GÁ, Twietmeyer S, Harder T, Grund C, Mühldorfer K, Lüschow D (2018):
Sane and sound - a serologic and genetic survey for selected infectious agents in neozootic Egyptian geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus) in Germany. European Journal of Wildlife Research
doi: 10.1007/s10344-018-1231-9

Prüter H, Franz M, Auls S, Czirják GA, Greben O, Greenwood A D, Lisitsyna O, Syrota Y, Sitko J, Krone O(2018)
Chronic lead intoxication decreases intestinal helminth species richness and infection intensity in mallards (Anas platyrhynchos).
Science of the Total Environment 644:151-160.
doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.297.

Rausch, S.; Midha, A.; Kuhring, M.; Affinass, N.; Radonic, A.; Kühl, A. A.; Bleich, A.; Hartmann, S. (2018):
Parasitic nematodes exert antimicrobial activity and benefit from microbiota-driven support for host immune regulation.Frontiers in immunology
www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02282/full  Details

Seltmann A, Webster F, Ferreira SCM, Czirják GÁ*, Wachter B*.Age-specific gastrointestinal parasite shedding in free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) on Namibian farmland. Submitted to International Journal for Parsitology: Parasites and Wildlife on 02.07.2018. * authors contributed equally to the work.
accepted December 2018

Torelli F, Zander S, Ellerbrok H, Kochs G, Ulrich RG, Klotz C, Seeber F (2018)
Recombinant IFN-γ from the bank vole Myodes glareolus: a novel tool for research on rodent reservoirs of zoonotic pathogens,
Sci Rep. 8: 2797. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21143-0, PMCID: PMC5809609

Ugolini, M.; Gerhard, J.; Burkert, S.; Jensen, K. J.; Georg, P.; Ebner, F.; Volkers, S. M.; Thada, S.; Dietert, K.; Bauer, L.; Schäfer, A.; Helbig, E. T.; Opitz, B.; Kurth, F.; Sur, S.; Dittrich, N.; Gaddam, S.; Conrad, M. L.; Benn, C. S.; Blohm, U.; Gruber, A. D.; Hutloff, A.; Hartmann, S.; Boekschoten, M. V.; Müller, M.; Jungersen, G.; Schumann, R. R.; Suttorp, N.; Sander, L. E. (2018):
Recognition of microbial viability via TLR8 drives TFHcell differentiation and vaccine responses.Nature immunology; 19(4), S. 386–396;doi:10.1038/s41590-018-0068-4 ; PMID:29556002

Wedam J, Tacoli C, Gai PP, Siegert K, Kulkarni SS, Rasalkar R, Boloor A, Jain A, Mahabala C, Baliga S, Shenoy D, Devi R, Gai P, Mockenhaupt FP (2018).
Molecular evidence for Plasmodium falciparum resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine but absence of K13 mutations in Mangaluru, southwestern India.
Am J Trop Med Hyg,

Yilmaz, E, Wongkamchai, S, Ramünke, S, Koutsovoulos, Blaxter, M, Popper, S, Schaper, R, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G, Krücken,J. (2018):
High genetic diversity in the Dirofilaria repens species complex revealed by complete and partial mitochondrial genomes of canine and feline microfilaria samples from Thailand.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
doi: 10.1111/tbed.13033

Yordanova, I.; Zakovic, S.; Rausch, S.; Costa, G.; Levashina, E.; Hartmann, S. (2018):
Micromanaging immunity in the murine host versus the mosquito vector: microbiota-dependent immune responses to intestinal parasites.Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology, S. 13
www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00308/abstract Details

Zakovic S, Levashina EA.(2018).
Insects Go on a STING Operation to Tackle Intracellular Invaders.
Immunity. 49:195-7. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2018.08.003.


Publications in 2017

Ahmed, N; French T, Rausch S, Kühl A, Hemminger K, Dunay I, Steinfelder S, Hartmann, S. (2017):
Toxoplasma Co-infection Prevents Th2 Differentiation and Leads to a Helminth-Specific Th1 Response.; Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology; Volume 7(Article 341), S. 1–12
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00341; ISSN: 2235-2988 7

Bock, C.; Babu, S.; Breloer, M.; Rajamanickam, A.; Boothra, Y.; Brunn, M.-L.; Kühl, A. A.; Merle, R.; Löhning, M.; Hartmann, S.; Rausch, S. (2017):
Th2/1 Hybrid Cells Occurring in Murine and Human Strongyloidiasis Share Effector Functions of Th1 Cells.; Front Cell Infect Microbiol; Vol. 7(Article 261), S. 1–15;
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00261

Bredtmann C, Krücken J, Murugaiyan J, Kuzmina T, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G (2017)
Nematode Species Identification—Current Status, Challenges and Future Perspectives for Cyathostomins
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7: 283.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00283, PMCID: PMC5487379

Costantini D, Wachter B, Melzheimer J, Czirják GÁ (2017):
Socioecological and environmental predictors of physiological stress markers in a threatened feline species.
Conservation Physiology 5(1).

Ehret T, Torelli F, Klotz C, Pedersen AB, Seeber F. (2017):
Translational Rodent Models for Research on Parasitic Protozoa-A Review of Confounders and Possibilities.;
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7:238.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00238., MID: 28638807, PMCID: PMC5461347

Ehret T, Spork S, Dietrich C, Lucius R, Heitlinger E. (2017):
Dual RNA-seq reveals no plastic transcriptional response of the coccidian parasite Eimeria falciformis to host immune defenses.;
BMC Genomics.18(1):686.
doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4095-6.; PMID: 28870168; PMCID: PMC5584376

Gisder S, Schüler V, Horchler LL, Groth D, Genersch E. (2017):
Long-Term Temporal Trends of Nosema spp. Infection Prevalence in Northeast Germany: Continuous Spread of Nosema ceranae, an Emerging Pathogen of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera), but No General Replacement of Nosema apis;
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7: 301.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00301; PMCID: PMC5498484

Heitlinger E, Ferreira SCM, Thierer D, Hofer H, East ML (2017)
The Intestinal Eukaryotic and Bacterial Biome of Spotted Hyenas: The Impact of Social Status and Age on Diversity and Composition; Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7: 262.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00262, PMCID: PMC5472691

Jaurigue J, Seeberger PH (2017):
Parasite Carbohydrate Vaccines.;
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 7:248.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00248; PMID: 28660174

Heinrich SK, Hofer H, Courtiol A, Melzheimer J, Dehnhard M, Czirják GÁ, Wachter B. (2017):
Cheetahs have a stronger constitutive innate immunity than leopards.
Sci Rep.; 7:44837.
doi: 10.1038/srep44837., PMID: 28333126

Kapishnikov S, Leiserowitz L, Yang Y, Cloetens P, Pereiro E, Awamu Ndonglack F, Matuschewski K, Als-Nielsen J. (2017). Biochemistry of malaria parasite infected red blood cells by X-ray microscopy.
Sci Rep 7:802
doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00921-2

Kofer, J.; Hofer, H.; Hartmann, S. (2017):
Next-Generation Parasitologists: Structured Training Programs Meet Educational Challenges.
Trends in parasitology; 33(6), S. 423–425,
doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2017.03.008

Kraft MR, Klotz C, Bücker R, Schulzke JD, Aebischer T (2017):
Giardia's Epithelial Cell Interaction In Vitro: Mimicking Asymptomatic Infection?
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7:421.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00421., PMID: 29018775, PMCID: PMC5622925

Kreutzfeld O, Müller K, Matuschewski K. (2017):
Engineering of Genetically Arrested Parasites (GAPs) For a Precision Malaria Vaccine
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7: 198.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00198; PMCID: PMC5450620

Midha, A.; Schlosser, J.; Hartmann, S. (2017):
Reciprocal Interactions between Nematodes and Their Microbial Environments.
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology; 7(Art. 144), S. 1–20
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00144, ISSN: 2235-2988

Prüter H, Sitko J, Krone O. (2017):
Having bird schistosomes in mind-the first detection of Bilharziella polonica (Kowalewski 1895) in the bird neural system.; Parasitology Research 116(3):865-870.
doi: 10.1007/s00436-016-5359-9. PMID: 28012027 (GRK not acknowledged)

Yilmaz E, Ramünke S, Demeler J, Krücken J. (2017):
Comparison of constitutive and thiabendazole-induced expression of five cytochrome P450 genes in fourth-stage larvae of Haemonchus contortus isolates with different drug susceptibility identifies one gene with high constitutive expression in a multi-resistant isolate.;
Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist
doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2017.10.001, PMID: 29035734 , PMCID: PMC5645160

Zakovic S, Levashina EA.(2017):
NF-κB-Like Signaling Pathway REL2 in Immune Defenses of the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae.;
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 7:258.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00258.


Publications in 2016

Maaz, D.; Rausch, S.; Richter, D.; Krücken, J.; Kühl, A. A.; Demeler, J.; Blümke, J.; Matuschka, F.-R.; Samson-Himmelstjerna, G. V.; Hartmann, S. (2016):
Susceptibility to ticks and Lyme disease spirochetes is not affected in mice co-infected with nematodes.;
Infection and immunity; 84(5), S. 1274–1286
doi: 10.1128/IAI.01309-15, Pubmed: 26883594, ISSN: 2235-2988

Seeber F, Steinfelder S (2016):
Recent advances in understanding apicomplexan parasites.
F1000Res.; pii: F1000 Faculty Rev-1369.
doi: 10.12688/f1000research.7924.1, PMID: 27347391, PMCID: PMC4909106

Tacoli C, Gai PP, Bayingana C, Sifft K, Geus D, Ndoli J, Sendegeya A, Gahutu JB, Mockenhaupt FP. (2016):
Artemisinin Resistance-Associated K13 Polymorphisms of Plasmodium falciparum in Southern Rwanda, 2010-2015.,
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 95(5):1090-1093. Epub 2016 Aug 29.
doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0483, PMID: 27573632, PMCID: PMC5094222

Yilmaz E, Fritzenwanker M, Pantchev N, Lendner M, Wongkamchai S, Otranto D, Kroidl I, Dennebaum M, Thanh H, Tran A, Ramünke S, Schaper R, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G, Krücken, J (2016)
The mitochondrial genomes of the zoonotic canine filarial parasites Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) repens and Candidatus Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) hongkongensis provide evidence for presence of cryptic species.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis10:e0005028.
doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005028. (GRK not acknowledged).

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