19952020

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2020

A receptor for the complement regulator factor H increases transmission of trypanosomes to tsetse flies

Macleod, O. J. S., Bart, J-M., MacGregor, P., Peacock, L., Hester, S., Ravel, S., Sunter, J. D., Trevor, C., Rust, S., Vaughan, T. J., Minter, R., Mohammed, S., Gibson, W., Taylor, M. C., Higgins, M. K. & Carrington, M., 12 Mar 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 12 p., 1326 (2020).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

Expanding our knowledge on African trypanosomes of the subgenus Pycnomonas: A novel Trypanosoma suis-like in tsetse flies, livestock and wild ruminants sympatric with Trypanosoma suis in Mozambique

Rodrigues, C., Garcia, H., Rodrigues, A., Pereira, D., Pereira, C., Viola, L., Neves, L., Camargo, E., Gibson, W. C. & Teixeira, M., 1 Mar 2020, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 78, 10 p., 104143.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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59 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Fluorescent proteins reveal what trypanosomes get up to inside the tsetse fly

Gibson, W. & Peacock, L., 4 Jan 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 1, 8 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
245 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in naturally infected dogs in Nigeria

Umeakuana, P. U., Gibson, W., Ezeokonkwo, R. C. & Anene, B. M., 27 Aug 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 7 p., 420 (2019).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

Trypanosoma congolense: In Vitro Culture and Transfection

Kay, C., Peacock, L. & Gibson, W., 1 Jun 2019, In : Current Protocols in Microbiology. 53, 1, 24 p., e77.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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70 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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7 Citations (Scopus)
246 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Microarchitecture of the tsetse fly proboscis

Gibson, W., Peacock, L. & Hutchinson, R., 2017, In : Parasites and Vectors. 10, 403

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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5 Citations (Scopus)
288 Downloads (Pure)

Trypanosoma congolense: molecular toolkit and resources for studying a major livestock pathogen and model trypanosome

Gibson, W., Kay, C. & Peacock, L., 27 Sep 2017, Advances in Parasitology. Rollinson, D. & Stothard, R. (eds.). 1 ed. Academic Press, Vol. 98. p. 283-309

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2016

Dynamics of gamete production and mating in the parasitic protist Trypanosoma brucei

Peacock, L., Bailey, M. & Gibson, W., 20 Jul 2016, In : Parasites and Vectors. 9, 12 p., 404.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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5 Citations (Scopus)
267 Downloads (Pure)

Evolutionary diversification of the trypanosome haptoglobin-haemoglobin receptor from an ancestral haemoglobin receptor.

Lane-Serff, H., MacGregor, P., Peacock, L., Macleod, O., Kay, C., Gibson, W., Higgins, M. & Carrington, M., 15 Apr 2016, In : eLife. 5, 20 p., e13044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
254 Downloads (Pure)

Kinetoplastea

Gibson, W., 2016, Handbook of the Protists. Archibald, JM., Simpson, AGB., Slamovits, CH., Margulis, L., Melkonian, M., Chapman, DJ. & Corliss, JO. (eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing AG, p. 1-50

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Phosphorylation of eIF2α on Threonine 169 is not required for Trypanosoma brucei cell cycle arrest during differentiation

Avila, C. C. D. C., Peacock, L., Machado, F. C., Gibson, W. C., Schenkman, S., Carrington, M. & Castilho, B. A., Mar 2016, In : Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 205, 1-2, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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6 Citations (Scopus)
250 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Genetic diversity and population structure of Trypanosoma brucei in Uganda: implications for the epidemiology of sleeping sickness and Nagana.

Echodu, R., Sistrom, M., Bateta, R., Murilla, G., Okedi, LM., Aksoy, S., Enyioha, C., Enyaru, J., Opiyo, E., Gibson, W. & Caccone, A., 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic recombination between human and animal parasites creates novel strains of human pathogen.

Gibson, W., Peacock, L., Ferris, V., Fischer, K., Livingstone, J., Thomas, J. & Bailey, M., 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

Liaisons dangereuses: sexual recombination among pathogenic trypanosomes

Gibson, W., Jul 2015, In : Research in Microbiology. 166, 6, p. 459-466 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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12 Citations (Scopus)
290 Downloads (Pure)

Phylogeny and morphological variability of trypanosomes from African pelomedusid turtles with redescription of Trypanosoma mocambicum Pienaar, 1962

Dvořáková, N., Čepička, I., Qablan, M., Gibson, W., Blažek, R. & Široký, P., 2015, In : Protist. 166, p. 599-608

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Population structure and genetic diversity of the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis in Bristol, UK

Hawksworth, J., Levy, M., Smale, C., Cheung, D., Whittle, A., Longhurst, D., Muir, P. & Gibson, W., 2015, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2014

A draft genome for the African crocodilian trypanosome Trypanosoma grayi

Kelly, S., Ivens, A., Manna, P., Gibson, W. & Field, M., 5 Aug 2014, In : Scientific Data. 1, 7 p., 140024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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27 Citations (Scopus)
239 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative genomics reveals multiple genetic backgrounds of human pathogenicity in the Trypanosoma brucei complex

Sistrom, M., Evans, B., Bjornson, R., Gibson, WC., Balmer, O., Mäser, P., Aksoy, S. & Caccone, A., 2014, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 6, 10, p. 2811-2819

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

27 Citations (Scopus)

Congopain genes diverged to become specific to Savannah, Forest and Kilifi subgroups of Trypanosoma congolense, and are valuable for diagnosis, genotyping and phylogenetic inferences.

Rodrigues, AC., Ortiza, PA., Martins, AG., Neves, L., Garcia, HA., Alves, JMP., Camargo, EP., Alfieri, SC., Gibson, W. & Teixeira, M., 2014, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 23, p. 20-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Mating compatibility in the parasitic protist Trypanosoma brucei.

Peacock, L., Ferris, V., Bailey, M. & Gibson, W., 2014, In : Parasites and Vectors. 7, 78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Meiosis and haploid gametes in the pathogen Trypanosoma brucei.

Peacock, L., Bailey, M., Carrington, M. & Gibson, W. C., 2 Jan 2014, In : Current Biology. 24, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

65 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and molecular characterization of a marine fish trypanosome from South Africa, including its development in a leech vector

Hayes, P., Lawton, S., Smit, N., Gibson, W. C. & Davies, A., 2014, In : Parasites and Vectors. 7, 50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Human and animal trypanosomes in Cote d'Ivoire form a single breeding population

Capewell, P., Cooper, A., Duffy, C., Tait, A., Turner, M., Gibson, W. C., Mehlitz, D. & MacLeod, A., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 7, p. e67852

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A modular and optimized single marker system for generation of Trypanosoma brucei cell lines expressing T7 RNA polymerase and the tetracycline repressor

Poon, S. K., Peacock, L., Maini, P. K., Gibson, WC., Gull, K. & Kelly, S., 2012, In : Open Biology. 2, p. 110037

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)

The life cycle of Trypanosoma (Nannomonas) congolense in the tsetse fly

Peacock, L., Cook, S., Ferris, VR., Bailey, M. & Gibson, WC., 2012, In : Parasites and Vectors. 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)
23 Citations (Scopus)

The Trypanosoma brucei AIR9-like protein is cytoskeleton-associated and is required for nucleus positioning and accurate cleavage furrow placement

May, S. F., Peacock, L., Costa, C., Gibson, WC., Tetley, L., Robinson, D. & Hammarton, T. C., 2012, In : Molecular Microbiology. 84, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

Trypanosoma brucei gambiense group 1 is distinguished by a unique amino acid substitution in the HpHb receptor implicated in human serum resistance

Symula, RE., Beadell, JS., Sistrom, M., Agbebakun, A., Balmer, O., Gibson, WC., Aksoy, S. & Caccone, A., 2012, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)
2011

African Trypanosomiasis

Gibson, WC., 2011, Zoonoses. Biology, clinical practice, and public health control. Palmer, S. R., Soulsby, L., Torgerson, P. R. & Brown, D. W. G. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 487 - 497

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Genetic exchange in trypanosomatids and its relevance to epidemiology

Gibson, WC., Lewis, MD. & Miles, MA., 2011, Genetics and Evolution of Infectious Diseases. Tibayrenc, M. (ed.). Amsterdam:Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Identification of the meiotic life cycle stage of Trypanosoma brucei in the tsetse fly

Peacock, L., Ferris, VR., Sharma, R., Sunter, J., Bailey, M., Carrington, M. & Gibson, WC., Mar 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 9, p. 3671 - 3676 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

82 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogeography and taxonomy of Trypanosoma brucei

Balmer, O., Beadell, JS., Gibson, WC. & Caccone, A., Feb 2011, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 5, e961.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

61 Citations (Scopus)

Trypanosomiases

Gibson, WC., 2011, Encyclopedia of Life Sciences eLS 2011. John Wiley & Sons, Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Using detergent to enhance detection sensitivity of African trypanosomes in human CSF and blood by Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP)

Grab, DJ., Nikolskaia, OV., Inoue, N., Thekisoe, OMM., Morrison, L., Gibson, WC. & Dumler, JS., 2011, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 5, p. e1249

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)
2010

African trypanosomes: celebrating diversity

Adams, ER., Hamilton, PB. & Gibson, WC., 2010, In : Trends in Parasitology. 26, p. 324 - 328

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Conserved sequence of the TgsGP gene in Group 1 Trypanosoma brucei gambiense

Gibson, WC., Nemetschke, L. & Ndung'u, J., 2010, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence that low endocytic activity is not directly responsible for human serum resistance in the insect form of African trypanosomes

Natesan, S. KA., Peacock, L., Leung, K. F., Gibson, WC. & Field, M. C., 5 Mar 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

7 Citations (Scopus)

New Trypanosoma (Duttonella) vivax genotypes from tsetse flies in East Africa

Adams, ER., Hamilton, PB., Rodrigues, A. C., Malele, I. I., Delespaux, V., Teixeira, M. M. G. & Gibson, WC., 2010, In : Parasitology. 137, 4, p. 641 - 650

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

35 Citations (Scopus)

The genome sequence of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, causative agent of chronic Human African Trypanosomiasis

Jackson, A. P., Sanders, M., Berry, A., McQuillan, J., Aslett, M. A., Quail, M. A., Chukualim, B., Capewell, P., MacLeod, A., Melville, S. E., Gibson, WC., Barry, J. D., Berriman, M. & Hertz-Fowler, C., 13 Apr 2010, In : PLoS ONE. 4, 4, e658.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

92 Citations (Scopus)

Trypanosoma melophagium from the sheep ked Melophagus ovinus on the island of St Kilda

Gibson, WC., Pilkington, J. G. & Pemberton, J. M., 2010, In : Parasitology. 137, p. 1799 - 1804

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Characterization of trypsin-and chymotrypsin-like genes in the midgut of the tsetse fly Glossina morsitans morsitans (Diptera: Glossinidae)

Yoshiyama, M., Yamakawa, M., Chigusa, Y. & Gibson, WC., 2009, In : Medical Entomology and Zoology. 60, p. 13 - 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Intraclonal mating occurs during tsetse transmission of Trypanosoma brucei

Peacock, L., Ferris, VR., Bailey, M. & Gibson, WC., Sep 2009, In : Parasites and Vectors. 2, 43, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

33 Citations (Scopus)

Species-specific probes for the identification of the African tsetse-transmitted trypanosomes

Gibson, WC., 2009, In : Parasitology. 136, p. 1501 - 1507

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

25 Citations (Scopus)

The heart of darkness: growth and form of Trypanosoma brucei in the tsetse fly

Sharma, R., Gluenz, E., Peacock, L., Gibson, WC., Gull, K. & Carrington, M., 2009, In : Trends in Parasitology. 25, p. 517 - 524

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

72 Citations (Scopus)

The Trypanosome Rab-Related Proteins RabX1 and RabX2 Play No Role in IntraCellular Trafficking but May Be Involved in Fly Infectivity

Natesan, S. K. A., Peacock, L., Leung, K. F., Matthews, K. R., Gibson, W. C. & Field, M. C., 29 Sep 2009, In : PLoS ONE. 4, 9, 14 p., e7217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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9 Citations (Scopus)
226 Downloads (Pure)
2008

A novel high throughput technique for species identification reveals a new species of tsetse-transmitted trypanosome related to Trypanosoma brucei

Hamilton, PB., Adams, ER., Malele, I. & Gibson, WC., 2008, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 8, p. 26 - 33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Asymmetric cell division as a route to reduction in cell length and change in cell morphology in trypanosomes

Sharma, R., Peacock, L., Gluenz, E., Gull, K., Gibson, WC. & Carrington, M., 2008, In : Protist. 159, p. 137 - 151

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

82 Citations (Scopus)