Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Jones M, McManus D, Sivadorai P, Glanfield A, Moertel L, Belli S, et al. Tracking the fate of iron in early development of human blood flukes. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2007;39:1646-58 pubmed
..These observations emphasise the importance of Fe in schistosome metabolism and egg formation and suggest new avenues for disruption of egg formation in these pathogenic parasites...
Jones M, Higgins T, Stenzel D, Gobert G. Towards tissue specific transcriptomics and expression pattern analysis in schistosomes using laser microdissection microscopy. Exp Parasitol. 2007;117:259-66 pubmed
..This technique allows tissues to be dissected for subsequent molecular and protein analysis. The method is reviewed in the light of the acoelomate triploblastic nature of tissue organisation in the parasite. ..
Jones M, Bong S, Green K, Holmes P, Duke M, Loukas A, et al. Correlative and dynamic imaging of the hatching biology of Schistosoma japonicum from eggs prepared by high pressure freezing. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008;2:e334 pubmed publisher
..These observations on hatching provide insight into the dynamic activity of the eggs and the biology of schistosomes within the host. ..