Martin Smith

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Genome-wide gene expression profiling analysis of Leishmania major and Leishmania infantum developmental stages reveals substantial differences between the two species
    Annie Rochette
    Research Centre in Infectious Diseases, CHUL Research Centre and Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:255. 2008
  2. pmc Improving the prediction of mRNA extremities in the parasitic protozoan Leishmania
    Martin Smith
    Research Centre in Infectious Diseases, CHUL Research Centre, 2705 Laurier Blvd, Quebec, QC G1V 4G2, Canada
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:158. 2008
  3. pmc Organization and evolution of two SIDER retroposon subfamilies and their impact on the Leishmania genome
    Martin Smith
    Research Centre in Infectious Diseases, CHUL Research Centre, RC 709, 2705 Laurier Blvd, Quebec QC, G1V4G2 Canada
    BMC Genomics 10:240. 2009
  4. pmc Rapid decay of unstable Leishmania mRNAs bearing a conserved retroposon signature 3'-UTR motif is initiated by a site-specific endonucleolytic cleavage without prior deadenylation
    Michaela Muller
    Infectious Disease Research Centre, CHUL Research Centre and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:5867-83. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Theoretical investigation of measuring cerebral blood flow in the adult human head using bolus Indocyanine Green injection and near-infrared spectroscopy
    Terence S Leung
    Department of Medical Physics, University College London, London, UK
    Appl Opt 46:1604-14. 2007
  6. pmc Members of a large retroposon family are determinants of post-transcriptional gene expression in Leishmania
    Frederic Bringaud
    Laboratoire de Genomique Fonctionnelle des Trypanosomatides, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS Pathog 3:1291-307. 2007

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Publications6

  1. pmc Genome-wide gene expression profiling analysis of Leishmania major and Leishmania infantum developmental stages reveals substantial differences between the two species
    Annie Rochette
    Research Centre in Infectious Diseases, CHUL Research Centre and Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:255. 2008
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  2. pmc Improving the prediction of mRNA extremities in the parasitic protozoan Leishmania
    Martin Smith
    Research Centre in Infectious Diseases, CHUL Research Centre, 2705 Laurier Blvd, Quebec, QC G1V 4G2, Canada
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:158. 2008
    ..Trans-splicing signals are often U-rich polypyrimidine (poly(Y)) tracts, which precede AG splice acceptor sites. However, as opposed to higher eukaryotes there is no consensus polyadenylation signal in trypanosomatid mRNAs...
  3. pmc Organization and evolution of two SIDER retroposon subfamilies and their impact on the Leishmania genome
    Martin Smith
    Research Centre in Infectious Diseases, CHUL Research Centre, RC 709, 2705 Laurier Blvd, Quebec QC, G1V4G2 Canada
    BMC Genomics 10:240. 2009
    ..Apparent functional domestication of SIDERs prompted further investigation of their characterization, dissemination and evolution throughout the Leishmania genus, with particular attention to the disregarded SIDER1 subfamily...
  4. pmc Rapid decay of unstable Leishmania mRNAs bearing a conserved retroposon signature 3'-UTR motif is initiated by a site-specific endonucleolytic cleavage without prior deadenylation
    Michaela Muller
    Infectious Disease Research Centre, CHUL Research Centre and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:5867-83. 2010
    ..These results establish a new paradigm for how unstable mRNAs are degraded in Leishmania and could serve as the basis for a better understanding of mRNA decay pathways in general...
  5. ncbi request reprint Theoretical investigation of measuring cerebral blood flow in the adult human head using bolus Indocyanine Green injection and near-infrared spectroscopy
    Terence S Leung
    Department of Medical Physics, University College London, London, UK
    Appl Opt 46:1604-14. 2007
    ..The dispersion of the arterial input function also affected the CBF estimates...
  6. pmc Members of a large retroposon family are determinants of post-transcriptional gene expression in Leishmania
    Frederic Bringaud
    Laboratoire de Genomique Fonctionnelle des Trypanosomatides, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS Pathog 3:1291-307. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first example in eukaryotes of the domestication and expansion of a family of mobile elements that have evolved to fulfill a critical cellular function...