Publications

Comeaux CA, Coleman BI, Bei AK, Whitehurst N, Duraisingh MD. Functional analysis of epigenetic regulation of tandem RhopH1/clag genes reveals  a role in Plasmodium falciparum growth. . Mol Microbiol. 2011. 80(2):378-90.

Amy K. Bei & Manoj T. Duraisingh. “Plasmodium invasion of host red blood cells.” Comparative Genomics of Plasmodium Parasites. Horizon Scientific Press. Book chapter. In press.

Henry M. Staines, Elvira T. Derbyshire, Farrah A. Fatih , Amy K. Bei, & Manoj T. Duraisingh. “Erythrocytes and malaria.” Erythrocytes. Book chapter.  In press.

Bei AK, Brugnara C, Duraisingh MT. In vitro genetic analysis of an erythrocyte determinant of malaria infection.  Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010. 202(11):1722-1727.

Bei AK & Desimone TM, Badiane AS, Ahouidi AD, Dieye T, Ndiaye D, Sarr O, Ndir O, Mboup S, Duraisingh, MT. A flow cytometry-based assay for measuring invasion of red blood cells by Plasmodium falciparum.  American Journal of Hematology. 2010. 85 (4):234-7.

Dvorin JD, Bei AK, Coleman BI, Duraisingh MT. Functional Diversification between Two Related Plasmodium falciparum Merozoite Invasion Ligands is Determined by Changes in the Cytoplasmic Domain.  Mol Microbiol. 2010. 75(4):990-1006.

Ahouidi AD, Bei AK, Neafsey DE, Sarr O, Volkman S, Milner D, Cox-Singh J, Ferreira MU,Ndir O,  Premji Z, Mboup S, Duraisingh MT. Population genetic analysis of large sequence polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum blood-stage antigens. Infection Genetics &  Evolution. 2010: 10 (2):200-6

Desimone TM & Jennings CV, Bei AK, Comeaux C, Coleman BI, Refour P, Triglia T, Stubbs J, Cowman AF, Duraisingh MT. Cooperativity between Plasmodium falciparum adhesive proteins for invasion into erythrocytes. Mol Microbiol. 2009 72(3), 578–589.

Chessler AD & Unnikrishnan M, Bei AK, Daily JP, Burleigh BA. Trypanosoma cruzi triggers an early type I IFN response in vivo at the site of intradermal infection.  J Immunol. 2009 Feb 15;182(4):2288-96.

Lantos PM, Ahouidi AD, Bei AK, Jennings CV, Sarr O, Ndir O, Wirth DF, Mboup S, Duraisingh MT. Erythrocyte invasion profiles are associated with a common invasion ligand polymorphism in Senegalese isolates of Plasmodium falciparum. Parasitology. 2009 Jan; 136(1):1-9.

DeSimone TM, Bei AK, Jennings CV, Duraisingh MT. Genetic analysis of the cytoplasmic domain of the PfRh2b merozoite invasion protein of Plasmodium falciparum. Int J Parasitol. 2009 Mar;39(4):399-405.

Jennings CV & Ahouidi AD, Zilversmit M, Bei AK, Rayner J, Sarr O, Ndir O, Wirth DF, Mboup S, Duraisingh MT.  Molecular analysis of erythrocyte invasion in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Senegal. Infection and Immunity. 2007. July;75(7):3531-8.

Bei AK, Membi CD, Rayner JC, Mubi M, Ngasala B, Sultan AA, Premji Z, Duraisingh MT. Variant merozoite protein expression is associated with  erythrocyte invasion phenotypes in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Tanzania.  Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2007. May; 153(1):66-71.

Rangarajan R, Bei A, Henry N, Madamet M, Parzy D, Nivez MP, Doerig C, Sultan A. Pbcrk-1, the Plasmodium  berghei orthologue of P. falciparum cdc-2 related kinase-1 (Pfcrk-1), is essential for completion of the  intraerythrocytic asexual cycle.  Experimental Parasitology. 2006. March; 112 (3): 202-7.

Rangarajan R, Bei AK, Jethwaney D, Maldonado P, Dorin D, Sultan AA, Doerig C. A MAP Kinase regulates gametogenesis and transmission of the malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei. EMBO Reports. 2005 May;6(5):464-9.

Bei AK, Salter JP, Lim K.C., McKerrow JH. Survey of Trematode Infections in Spring Lake Regional Park, California, USA. Helminthologia. (Czech) 2001.Vol. 38, December issue.