Angela J Davies

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Affiliation: Kingston University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Haematozoans from deep water fishes trawled off the Cape Verde Islands and over the Porcupine Seabight, with a revision of species within the genus Desseria (Adeleorina: Haemogregarinidae)
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 59:1-11. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The life cycle of haemogregarina bigemina (Adeleina: Haemogregarinidae) in South African hosts
    A J Davie
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 48:169-77. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential environmental and host gender influences on prevalence of Haemogregarina platessae (Adeleorina:Haemogregarinidae) and suspected Haemohormidium terraenovae (incertae sedis) in Brazilian flounder from the Patos Lagoon Estuary, southern Brazil
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 55:161-70. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint An unusual intraerythrocytic parasite of Parablennius cornutus from South Africa
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    J Parasitol 89:913-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Two genotypic groups of morphologically similar fish trypanosomes from the Okavango Delta, Botswana
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 66:215-20. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Haemogregarina bigemina (Protozoa: Apicomplexa: Adeleorina)--past, present and future
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:99-108. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Beta-1, 3-glucan modulates PKC signalling in Lymnaea stagnalis defence cells: a role for PKC in H2O2 production and downstream ERK activation
    Audrey H Lacchini
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    J Exp Biol 209:4829-40. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Spreading by snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) defence cells is regulated through integrated PKC, FAK and Src signalling
    Anthony J Walker
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 341:131-45. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Integrin engagement modulates the phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase, phagocytosis, and cell spreading in molluscan defence cells
    Louise D Plows
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1763:779-86. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A new fish haemogregarine from South Africa and its suspected dual transmission with trypanosomes by a marine leech
    Polly M Hayes
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 53:241-8. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Haematozoans from deep water fishes trawled off the Cape Verde Islands and over the Porcupine Seabight, with a revision of species within the genus Desseria (Adeleorina: Haemogregarinidae)
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 59:1-11. 2012
    ..Finally, the haemogregarine species listed in the genus Desseria Siddall, 1995 were reassessed. Of the original list of 41 species, 30 were retained and 5 species added, including D. harriottae, so that the genus now contains 35 species...
  2. ncbi request reprint The life cycle of haemogregarina bigemina (Adeleina: Haemogregarinidae) in South African hosts
    A J Davie
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 48:169-77. 2001
    ..The presence of intraerythrocytic binary fission in its fish host means that H. bigemina is not a Desseria. Overall it most closely resembles Haemogregarina (sensu stricto) in its development, although the match is not exact...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential environmental and host gender influences on prevalence of Haemogregarina platessae (Adeleorina:Haemogregarinidae) and suspected Haemohormidium terraenovae (incertae sedis) in Brazilian flounder from the Patos Lagoon Estuary, southern Brazil
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 55:161-70. 2008
    ..Finally, these appeared to be the first observations of Haemogregarina platessae, and possibly H. terraenovae, from the southern hemisphere...
  4. ncbi request reprint An unusual intraerythrocytic parasite of Parablennius cornutus from South Africa
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    J Parasitol 89:913-7. 2003
    ..It is concluded that the parasite is probably related to Haemohormidium spp. and H. scombri, but it also shares features with some Microsporida...
  5. ncbi request reprint Two genotypic groups of morphologically similar fish trypanosomes from the Okavango Delta, Botswana
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 66:215-20. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the identification of T. mukasai remains a problem, but at least 2 genotypic groups of trypanosomes occur in Okavango Delta fishes, and catfishes in this region appear to contain both types...
  6. ncbi request reprint Haemogregarina bigemina (Protozoa: Apicomplexa: Adeleorina)--past, present and future
    Angela J Davies
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:99-108. 2004
    ..To assist in this procedure and to clarify the internal anatomy of gnathiids, 3D visualisation of stacked, serial histological sections is being undertaken. Biological transmission experiments should follow these processes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Beta-1, 3-glucan modulates PKC signalling in Lymnaea stagnalis defence cells: a role for PKC in H2O2 production and downstream ERK activation
    Audrey H Lacchini
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    J Exp Biol 209:4829-40. 2006
    ..Given that H(2)O(2) is an important anti-pathogen molecule, and that haemocytes play a crucial role in the elimination of invading organisms, PKC signalling in these cells is likely to be crucial to the molluscan innate defence response...
  8. doi request reprint Spreading by snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) defence cells is regulated through integrated PKC, FAK and Src signalling
    Anthony J Walker
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Cell Tissue Res 341:131-45. 2010
    ..stagnalis haemocytes. We propose a model in which integrin engagement mediates association of PKC with FAK/Src complexes to promote focal adhesion assembly during immune recognition by these cells...
  9. ncbi request reprint Integrin engagement modulates the phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase, phagocytosis, and cell spreading in molluscan defence cells
    Louise D Plows
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1763:779-86. 2006
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate a role for integrins in L. stagnalis haemocyte adhesion and defence reactions and, for the first time, link integrin engagement to FAK activation in molluscs...
  10. ncbi request reprint A new fish haemogregarine from South Africa and its suspected dual transmission with trypanosomes by a marine leech
    Polly M Hayes
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 53:241-8. 2006
    ..It is suspected that Z. arugamensis transmits the haemogregarine and trypanosomes simultaneously between fishes, a double event unreported previously from the marine environment...
  11. pmc Larval excretory-secretory products from the parasite Schistosoma mansoni modulate HSP70 protein expression in defence cells of its snail host, Biomphalaria glabrata
    Zahida Zahoor
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Cell Stress Chaperones 15:639-50. 2010
    ..Disruption of intracellular HSP70 protein expression in B. glabrata haemocytes by S. mansoni ESPs may be a strategy employed by the parasite to manipulate the immune response of the intermediate snail host...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phagocytosis by Lymnaea stagnalis haemocytes: a potential role for phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase but not protein kinase A
    Louise D Plows
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 91:74-7. 2006
    ..001). In contrast, the protein kinase A (PKA) inhibitor KT5720 was without effect. Therefore, PI3-K, but not PKA, appears to control phagocytosis by haemocytes in these gastropod molluscs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrates that mimic schistosome surface coat components affect ERK and PKC signalling in Lymnaea stagnalis haemocytes
    Louise D Plows
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Int J Parasitol 35:293-302. 2005
    ..We therefore propose that the establishment of a compatible relationship between a schistosome and its snail host is at least in part due to down-regulation of cell signalling events in haemocytes...
  14. pmc Three-dimensional visualisation of developmental stages of an apicomplexan fish blood parasite in its invertebrate host
    Polly M Hayes
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:219. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Regulation of nitric oxide production in snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) defence cells: a role for PKC and ERK signalling pathways
    Bernice Wright
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Biol Cell 98:265-78. 2006
    ..The present study focused on the role of cell signalling pathways in NO production by primary haemocytes from the snail Lymnaea stagnalis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Taxonomic re-evaluation of the South African fish haemogregarine, Desseria fragilis
    Nico J Smit
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, United Kingdom
    J Parasitol 89:151-3. 2003
    ..fragilis is the cosmopolitan haemogregarine, Haemogregarina bigemina. Nomenclatural correction synonymizing the 2 species is recommended...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disruption of ERK signalling in Biomphalaria glabrata defence cells by Schistosoma mansoni: implications for parasite survival in the snail host
    Zahida Zahoor
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Dev Comp Immunol 32:1561-71. 2008
    ..mansoni survival within susceptible B. glabrata...
  18. pmc Differences in the gene expression profiles of haemocytes from schistosome-susceptible and -resistant biomphalaria glabrata exposed to Schistosoma mansoni excretory-secretory products
    Zahida Zahoor
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, School of Life Science, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e93215. 2014
    ..Such immunomodulation may benefit the schistosome, enabling its survival and successful development in the snail host. ..
  19. pmc Protein Kinase C and Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase Regulate Movement, Attachment, Pairing and Egg Release in Schistosoma mansoni
    Margarida Ressurreição
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Life Sciences Department, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2924. 2014
    ..mansoni homeostasis, and identify these kinase groups as potential targets for chemotherapeutic treatments against human schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease of enormous public health significance. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Observations on Babesiosoma mariae (Apicomplexa: Dactylosomatidae) from the Okavango Delta, Botswana
    Nico J Smit
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:85-6. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Fish trypanosomes from the Okavango Delta, Botswana
    Nico J Smit
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:299-303. 2004
    ..It is possible that Trypanosoma clariense Pienaar, 1962, described from Clarias gariepinus in South Africa, is also a junior synonym of T. mukasai...
  22. doi request reprint Utrastructural observations on Goussia metchnikovi (Laveran, 1897) in the spleen of gudgeon, Gobio gobio L
    Stanley J Ball
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Acta Parasitol 57:20-5. 2012
    ..Groups of oocysts were encapsulated by fibrous layers and inflammatory cells, and many sporocysts and their contained sporozoites showed evidence of elimination by the host...
  23. pmc Functional mapping of protein kinase A reveals its importance in adult Schistosoma mansoni motor activity
    Paulu S R de Saram
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e1988. 2013
    ..mansoni, provides valuable insight into the intricacies of functional protein kinase signalling in the context of whole schistosome physiology...
  24. pmc Nitric oxide production by Biomphalaria glabrata haemocytes: effects of Schistosoma mansoni ESPs and regulation through the extracellular signal-regulated kinase pathway
    Zahida Zahoor
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:18. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Mitogenic activity of insulin in the culture of a trypanosome: duration and dose response
    David Mackintosh
    Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Cell Biol Int 27:75-8. 2003
    ..These findings suggest a possible role for host insulin and/or trypanosomal insulin-like molecules in regulating parasite growth in vivo...
  26. doi request reprint Brooding and embryonic development in the crustacean Paragnathia formica (Hesse, 1864) (Peracarida: Isopoda: Gnathiidae)
    Brigitte M Manship
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Arthropod Struct Dev 40:135-45. 2011
    ..These findings highlight the remarkable nature of brooding in P. formica and expand the paucity of knowledge of embryological development in gnathiids in general...
  27. ncbi request reprint Activation of extracellular-signal regulated kinase is required for phagocytosis by Lymnaea stagnalis haemocytes
    Louise D Plows
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1692:25-33. 2004
    ..Overall, this study has furthered knowledge of ERK signalling in molluscan immunity and has shown that the ERK pathway regulates the phagocytic activity of molluscan haemocytes...