Michael J Lehane

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immune responses and parasite transmission in blood-feeding insects
    Michael J Lehane
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Trends Parasitol 20:433-9. 2004
  2. pmc Vegetation and the importance of insecticide-treated target siting for control of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes
    Johan Esterhuizen
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1336. 2011
  3. pmc Post eclosion age predicts the prevalence of midgut trypanosome infections in Glossina
    Deirdre P Walshe
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26984. 2011
  4. pmc Improving the cost-effectiveness of visual devices for the control of riverine tsetse flies, the major vectors of human African trypanosomiasis
    Johan Esterhuizen
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1257. 2011
  5. pmc Cryptic diversity within the major trypanosomiasis vector Glossina fuscipes revealed by molecular markers
    Naomi A Dyer
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1266. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes (Diptera: Glossina) harbours a surprising diversity of bacteria other than symbionts
    Jenny M Lindh
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 99:711-20. 2011
  7. pmc An insight into the sialome of Glossina morsitans morsitans
    Juliana Alves-Silva
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:213. 2010
  8. pmc Tsetse EP protein protects the fly midgut from trypanosome establishment
    Lee R Haines
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000793. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Interactions between tsetse and trypanosomes with implications for the control of trypanosomiasis
    Serap Aksoy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Section of Vector Biology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Adv Parasitol 53:1-83. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Interactions between trypanosomes and tsetse flies
    Isabel Roditi
    Institut fur Zellbiologie, Universitat Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, Bern, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Microbiol 11:345-51. 2008

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Immune responses and parasite transmission in blood-feeding insects
    Michael J Lehane
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Trends Parasitol 20:433-9. 2004
    ..An outline of insect immunity is given here based on the Drosophila studies, which is used as a framework to discuss recent work on Plasmodium-mosquito and Trypanosoma-tsetse interactions...
  2. pmc Vegetation and the importance of insecticide-treated target siting for control of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes
    Johan Esterhuizen
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1336. 2011
    ..We also investigated and discuss other site features e.g. large solid objects and position in relation to the water's edge in terms of the efficacy of the small targets...
  3. pmc Post eclosion age predicts the prevalence of midgut trypanosome infections in Glossina
    Deirdre P Walshe
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26984. 2011
    ..p.e. flies, increases teneral refractoriness. The importance of this phenomenon in disease biology in the field as well as the necessity of employing flies of consistent age in laboratory-based infection studies is discussed...
  4. pmc Improving the cost-effectiveness of visual devices for the control of riverine tsetse flies, the major vectors of human African trypanosomiasis
    Johan Esterhuizen
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1257. 2011
    ..5-15X greater than for 1 m(2) targets and 8.6-37.5X greater than for biconical traps. This has important implications for the costs of control of the Riverine group of tsetse vectors of sleeping sickness...
  5. pmc Cryptic diversity within the major trypanosomiasis vector Glossina fuscipes revealed by molecular markers
    Naomi A Dyer
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1266. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint The tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes (Diptera: Glossina) harbours a surprising diversity of bacteria other than symbionts
    Jenny M Lindh
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 99:711-20. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to determine how tsetse flies, which only ever feed on vertebrate blood, pick up bacteria and to investigate the possible impact of these bacteria on Glossina longevity and vector competence...
  7. pmc An insight into the sialome of Glossina morsitans morsitans
    Juliana Alves-Silva
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:213. 2010
    ..Adult tsetse flies feed exclusively on vertebrate blood and are important vectors of human and animal diseases. Thus far, only limited information exists regarding the Glossina sialome, or any other fly belonging to the Hippoboscidae...
  8. pmc Tsetse EP protein protects the fly midgut from trypanosome establishment
    Lee R Haines
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000793. 2010
    ..As starvation is a common field event, this fact may be of considerable importance in the epidemiology of African trypanosomiasis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interactions between tsetse and trypanosomes with implications for the control of trypanosomiasis
    Serap Aksoy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Section of Vector Biology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Adv Parasitol 53:1-83. 2003
    ..This article reviews the known biology of trypanosome development in the fly in the context of the physiology of the digestive system and interactions of the immune defences and symbiotic flora...
  10. doi request reprint Interactions between trypanosomes and tsetse flies
    Isabel Roditi
    Institut fur Zellbiologie, Universitat Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, Bern, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Microbiol 11:345-51. 2008
    ..Recent studies have identified a number of tsetse genes that show altered expression patterns in response to microbial infections, some of which have also been implicated in modulating trypanosome transmission...
  11. pmc The sialotranscriptome of the blood-sucking bug Triatoma brasiliensis (Hemiptera, Triatominae)
    Adriana Santos
    Laboratório de Fisiologia de Insetos Hematófagos, Departamento de Parasitologia ICB, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Caixa Postal 486, 31270 901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:702-12. 2007
    ..Nine Kazal peptides were identified, among them one with high homology to the tabanid vasodilator vasotab, suggesting that the Triatoma vasodilator could be a Kazal protein...
  12. ncbi request reprint Determinants of vector specificity of o'nyong nyong and chikungunya viruses in Anopheles and Aedes mosquitoes
    Dana L Vanlandingham
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:663-9. 2006
    ..gambiae mosquitoes. These data indicate that all of the viral structural proteins are necessary for ONNV to infect An. gambiae mosquitoes...
  13. ncbi request reprint A case for a Glossina genome project
    Serap Aksoy
    Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, 606 LEPH, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:107-11. 2005
    ..An international consortium is now in place to further efforts to lead to a full genome project...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gene vector and transposable element behavior in mosquitoes
    DAVID A O'BROCHTA
    Center for Biosystems Research, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, College Park, MD 20742 4450, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:3823-34. 2003
    ..Minos also functions in mosquitoes and, like the other gene vectors, appears to remobilize inefficiently following integration. These results have implications for future gene vector development efforts and applications...