M P Barrett

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. Barrett M, Bakker B, Breitling R. Metabolomic systems biology of trypanosomes. Parasitology. 2010;137:1285-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we discuss recent developments in metabolomic analysis, from the perspective of trypanosome research, highlighting remaining challenges and the most promising areas for future research. ..
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    Barrett M, Fairlamb A. The biochemical basis of arsenical-diamidine crossresistance in African trypanosomes. Parasitol Today. 1999;15:136-40 pubmed
    ..Here, Mike Barrett and Alan Fairlamb outline the mechanism underlying this crossresistance, which appears to arise as a result of alterations in an unusual adenosine transporter involved in the uptake of these drugs. ..
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    Barrett M, Gilbert I. Perspectives for new drugs against trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis. Curr Top Med Chem. 2002;2:471-82 pubmed
    ..Therefore we also discuss approaches to designing molecules that can specifically cross the plasma membrane of African trypanosomes via unusual nutrient transporters. ..
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    Barrett M. The rise and fall of sleeping sickness. Lancet. 2006;367:1377-8 pubmed
  5. Barrett M, Boykin D, Brun R, Tidwell R. Human African trypanosomiasis: pharmacological re-engagement with a neglected disease. Br J Pharmacol. 2007;152:1155-71 pubmed
    ..Finally we report on new initiatives that might allow progress to be made in developing new and satisfactory drugs for this terrible disease...